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…

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.

Protests and riots have broken out across America after the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, and Boise resident Keenan Calvin has been watching the news nonstop.

The Boise Philharmonic has had quite a year. Its orchestra has unionized, with the organization and its players reaching a collective bargaining agreement in late January. Add to that the departure of Executive Director Hollis Welsh and a full slate of programming, from the Pops series and m…


Watch Boise Phil concerts in your home this season!