Refugees have much to share. Many come from war-torn or impoverished countries, are forced to learn a new language and adjust to the cultural norms of their new homes. To share these experiences, Boise's Refugee Speakers Bureau hosts talks with current and former refugees who share their sto…

Boise, start limbering up those vocal chords and get ready to sing. Voicebox Karaoke is opening its new location in downtown Boise Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m., and will start accepting reservations starting on the Friday, Dec. 15.

Civil discourse is an important aspect of building community. The Boise Commons is an organization that creates projects, spaces and campaigns for the community to learn from. They have a new project called Assumption Scope, it’s designed to examine assumptions about major institutions such …

The myth is like something straight out of a movie: In Santa’s shadow lurks the Krampus, a vengeance demon who, with a combination of coal and reed switches, chastises naughty children during the holidays. The Krampus is the inspiration behind the Idaho Krampus Con, which is now entering its…

Between 1920 and 1933, the 18th Amendment banned the production and sale of alcohol in the United States. While some parts of the Prohibition era are often referenced fondly, no one wants a return to the days of bootleggers and G-men. And we don’t have to, thanks to the 15 words that make up…

When the after-school bell at Jefferson Elementary School rang, a number of kids ran to the cafeteria instead of the front door, grabbing snacks and heading back upstairs to room 19 to begin a tutoring program with Boise High School students.

I was recently in Florida for a conference. I love to travel and was excited about getting to see a new place. Plus, Miami in November is a nice change from back home. However, flying from Boise to Florida and back is like leaving the country. I was in my typical flight attire: yoga pants, N…

He comes with a two-father household that runs a famous drag club. She comes from a well-to-do family of conservative political operatives. When they invite their parents to a shared dinner, awkwardness must be overcome and an accord reached over helpings of side dishes and one-liners in La …