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…

I feel like Valentine’s Day often puts unnecessary pressure on relationships, regardless if you have been together three months or 30 years. In a previous column, I wrote about a Valentine’s Day disappointment with Paul that still haunts me to this day. With Valentine’s Day looming, I wanted…

Love is spoke-n at the Boise Bicycle Project, even if you need headphones to hear it. On Valentine's Day, BBP will host a silent disco fundraiser and party to celebrate what it loves most: bikes and friends. Silent discos began in the early 2000s and are a great way to get around pesky sound…

Both human and animal adults need some alone time once in a while. Learn about animal mating and procreating with your mate at the seventh-annual Woo at the Zoo—an evening filled with the intimate secrets of the animal world. There will be presentations from zookeepers about breeding, up-clo…

Idaho farmers sure are busy bees, and on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15, they’ll swarm to the second-annual Harvest and Hearth, a jam-packed farming symposium hosted by the Ada Soil and Water Conservation District. This year, Harvest and Hearth will incorporate sessions from Grower’s Ow…

The third and final wave of Treefort artists announcements is out, bringing the total lineup to 500 bands, 184 of which are local, over the five-day festival and marking the biggest artist count in Treefort history.

In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald captured the spirit of the Roaring ‘20s, debauchery and all. Gatsby-themed parties are all about excess, from the costumes to the spirits, and they're a guilt-free way to revisit the Jazz Age. The MGI Foundation has planned a Gatsby-themed prom to rai…

It’s a well-known fact that prisoners have plenty of time on their hands, and not surprisingly, plenty of them take up arts and crafts. At a new lecture series hosted by the Old Idaho Penitentiary called Captivating Conversations, people can learn about some of the items Idaho’s prisoners ma…

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