Ballet Idaho has gone above and beyond in adapting the programs during the pandemic, and it has made dance more accessible to the people in Boise. With the introduction of the streaming platform, people have been able to view the arts from the comfort of their own home.

Rachel Abrahamson is Radio Boise’s new chair of the board of directors. The radio station is an important part of the community, and the appointment of Abrahamson brings new ideas. Her mission to create a more inclusive space. BW reached out to see what the new chair had to say about the cha…

Interfaith Sanctuary has been planning a move to a new location on State Street. The proposed move has a lot of residents in the area asking questions and the nonprofit is now waiting to submit the application to move while it speaks with more people and neighborhood associations in the area…

For almost a decade, Kathy Griesmyer was one of the most familiar faces in the Idaho Statehouse, where she represented ACLU-Idaho as its public policy strategist. Hers is a storied resume, and her work, which has touched on issues like Add the Words, Ag-gag and an attempt to ban the practice…

When Boise Weekly first sat down with Kahlua in 2013 at a downtown coffee shop, she was already one of the longest-performing exotic dancers in the State of Idaho. More than seven years later, she hung up her heels for good at Spearmint Rhino Gentleman’s Club on Oct. 18 after more than three…

For all of the different controversies that have surrounded Sherman Alexie, from the banning of his book The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian to accusations of misconduct amidst the #MeToo movement, he is a phenomenally prolific and gifted writer.

On July 17, Jo Banks marked her 36th day of driving with her family and neighbors down from the Boise Bench neighborhood to the Idaho State Capitol to put up signs promoting the Black Lives Matter movement, respect, love and equality in Idaho.

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