March 11 through 17 events calendar

2011-03-11T01:05:00Z March 11 through 17 events calendar Twin Falls Times-News
March 11, 2011 1:05 am

11

FRIDAY

Pageant/Twin Falls

Regional Ms. Idaho Senior America pageant, 1 p.m. at the Twin Falls Senior Citizens Center, 530 Shoshone St. W. Winners will go to Coeur d’Alene for state competition, and the state winner will compete in a national pageant. Free admission; contributions accepted at the door. Information: Violet Lundgren, 944-4870.

Musical/Twin Falls

Dilettante Group of Magic Valley presents the musical “The Secret Garden,” 7:30 p.m. at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. (Pictured: Abigail Solomon as Mary Lennox.) The musical, based on the 1909 novel of the same name, is set in the early years of the 20th century. Mary, a young English girl born and raised in the British Raj, is orphaned by a cholera outbreak when she is 11 and is sent away from India to England to live with relatives she has never met. Her personality blossoms as she and a young gardener bring new life to a neglected garden, as well as to her sickly cousin and uncle. Tickets are $10 at CSI box office, Kurt’s Pharmacy and Hallmark, and Twin Falls Center for the Arts. Dilettantemv@gmail.com.

Fundraiser/Twin Falls

Twin Falls Optimist Club holds its 35th annual Lost Wages Night, 7-10 p.m. at the Turf Club, 734 Falls Ave. The event includes casino-style gaming, raffles, silent auctions, food and beverages. Prizes include a .48 princess cut diamond, a mattress set and an iPad. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25, at the Twin Falls chamber of commerce office, The Mailroom and from any Optimist Club member. Proceeds go to Coats for Kids, Childhood Cancer Campaign and other youth services. Information: Kelly Poston, 731-2156, or Jamie Jacobsen, 733-6600.

Comedy/Twin Falls

Haphazard Comedy Club’s first standalone show of improvised comedy, 7 p.m. in Aspen 108 at College of Southern Idaho. Admission is $2; $1 with CSI student activity card. The show is family friendly; children are welcome as long as they do not become a distraction. 732-6859 or browlands@csi.edu.

Planetarium/Twin Falls

Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science presents “Oceans In Space” with a live sky tour at 7 p.m.; and “U2” at 8:15 p.m. Tickets for 7 p.m. show are $4.50 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and $2.50 for students. Tickets for 8:15 p.m. show are $4.50 for all ages. 732-6655 or csi.edu/herrett.

Music/Twin Falls

Cappi, 6:30 p.m. at Local Dish Market Cafe, 778 Falls Ave. 734-3100.

Music/Twin Falls

Cary Judd of Boise, 8-11 p.m. at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.

Country/Twin Falls

Mixed Emotions, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Montana Steakhouse, 1826 Canyon Crest Drive. No cover.

Country, rock/Twin Falls

Copperhead, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Pioneer Club, 1519 Kimberly Road. No cover.

Dance/Burley

Golden Heritage Senior Center’s public dance, 7 p.m. at 2421 Overland Ave. Live band with a variety of music. $5 admission. 878-8646.

Country, rock/Declo

The Fugitives, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Shakers, 826 Idaho Highway 81. No cover.

Music/Filer

Dr A with easy-listening jazz, standards, blues, Latin and country music, 6-8 p.m. at Mama Lazagna’s, 410 U.S. Highway 30. 326-2252.

Dancing/Jerome

Dance with music by Country Classics, 8 p.m. to midnight, at Snake River Elks Lodge, 412 E. 200 S. $5 per person or $9 per couple. Everyone welcome; 280-3365.

Rock/Jerome

RoughDraft, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main St. No cover. 324-8242.

Gallery walk/Ketchum

Gallery Walk, hosted by Sun Valley Gallery Association, 5-8 p.m., featuring exhibitions at several art galleries in Ketchum and Sun Valley. (Pictured:A piece from Rein

de Lege’s “Imaginary Faces: Landscapes of the Soul II” exhibit at Gallery DeNovo.) Free admission. Information and a map: svgalleries.org or 726-5512.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Directed by Kent Severe and assisted by Cathe Runyan. A silent-film star can barely tolerate his leading lady who is convinced their screen romance is real. After the first talking picture is a smash hit, the studio converts the Lockwood and Lamont film, “The Dueling Cavalier,” into a talking format, but after a disastrous test screening, it’s converted to a musical comedy film. The leading man falls in love with the actress providing the voice for the leading lady, who tries to sabotage the romance. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday).

Musical/Rupert

Minico High School music department presents “Oklahoma,” 7 p.m. at the school auditorium, 100 S. 292 W. Directed and produced by Jeff Collier. The play is set in 1906 in the American West when Oklahoma was established as a state. The musical is the story of Laurey and the two rivals for her affections: Curly, a cowboy, and Jud, the hired farmhand. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Comedy/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Resort Winter Comedy Series, featuring Steve Mazan and Dan Gabriel (pictured), 6 p.m. in the Boiler Room. Doors open at 5 p.m.; tickets are $10 at the door. 622-2148.

Music/Sun Valley

Lip Service, 2- 5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Jim Salestrom, 2-5 p.m. at River Run Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; and Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Dancing/Boise

Hokum Hoedown with square dancing, 7 p.m. at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. Features Hokum Hi-Flyers acoustic string band with Appalachian old-time mountain music, Cajun, swing and traditional country tunes. Tickets are $5 per person or $15 per family. 385-0111 or thelinenbuilding.com.

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SATURDAY

Musical/Twin Falls

Dilettante Group of Magic Valley presents the musical “The Secret Garden,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at CSI box office, Kurt’s Pharmacy and Hallmark, and Twin Falls Center for the Arts. Dilettantemv@gmail.com.

Dinner, talent show/ Twin Falls

Magic Valley’s Got Talent gala finals and dinner, 6-10 p.m. at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 960 Eastland Drive. Hosted by Brad and Jackie of KEZJ. Performances by the top 10 finalists of the competition, with judges selecting the top three. First prize is $3,000. Tickets are $50 per person. magicvalleysgottalent.com or 737-1425.

Lecture/Twin Falls

Tom Stroman will speak about “Populating the scenic stellar morgue: How stars die, and the century-old puzzle they may solve” at Magic Valley Astronomical Society’s meeting, 7 p.m. in the Rick Allen Room at Herrett Center for Arts and Science. Stroman, a postdoctoral research associate in University of Utah department of physics and astronomy’s cosmic-ray research group, discusses the importance of understanding the back end of the life cycle of stars. Stroman holds a doctorate in astrophysics from Iowa State University. His presentation will reflect some of his graduate research in theoretical high-energy astrophysics that dealt primarily with the development of conditions favorable for the production of cosmic rays in supernova remnants. Guests welcome. Centennial Observatory is open in the evening. Information: Rob Mayer, 312-1203.

Astronomy/Twin Falls

Star Party with telescope viewing, 7:45 p.m. to midnight, in the Centennial Observatory at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science. View first-quarter moon, Saturn, Orion nebula, double stars and star clusters. Free admission.

Planetarium/Twin Falls

Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science presents “The Dinosaur Chronicles” at 2 and 4 p.m.; “Oceans In Space” with a live sky tour at 7 p.m.; and “Pink Floyd: The Wall” at 8:15 p.m. Tickets for the afternoon and 7 p.m. shows are $4.50 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and $2.50 for students. Tickets for 8:15 p.m. show are $4.50 for all ages. 732-6655 or csi.edu/herrett.

Music/Twin Falls

Fiddlers Inc. holds a potluck, jam session and dancing, 11:30 a.m. at Disabled American Veterans Hall, 459 Shoup Ave. Open for those playing a stringed instrument. Free admission.

Music/Twin Falls

Open Microphone Night, 2-6 p.m. at A Shot in the Dark coffee house, 1020 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. Featuring acoustic musicians and comedy. No cover. 933-7468.

Music/Twin Falls

Live music, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Cove, 496 Addison Ave. W. No cover.

Country/Twin Falls

Mixed Emotions, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Montana Steakhouse, 1826 Canyon Crest Drive. No cover.

Country, rock/Twin Falls

Copperhead, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Pioneer Club, 1519 Kimberly Road. No cover.

Music/Burley

Country singer Buddy Jewell performs the third event of the Mini-Cassia Community Concerts season, 7:30 p.m. at King Fine Arts Center, 2100 Parke Ave. Jewell won the televised music competition “Nashville Star” in 2003. His hit song “Sweet Southern Comfort” was the Arkansas native’s testimonial of what it’s like to grow up in the Deep South. Season memberships are $40 for adults, $20 for students and $110 for families, at 678-1798. Get one-concert tickets at the door for $20 per seat.

Country, rock/Declo

The Fugitives, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Shakers, 826 Idaho Highway 81. No cover.

Gem show/Filer

Magic Valley Gem Club Show, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Twin Falls County Fairgrounds. The show includes rocks, gems and jewelry; demonstrations and displays by Herrett Center, Hagerman Fossil Beds and Magic Valley Gold Panning Club; silent auction; door prizes and grand-prize drawing; wheel of fortune; hands-on mineral table; educational exhibits; guest lecturers and movies. Admission is $2; children younger than 12 admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Information: Harold Waggoner, 423-9668, or Shirley Metts, 423-4827, rmetts@cableone.net.

Dance exhibition/Jerome

Third annual Elite Invitational, hosted by Jerome High School cheerleaders, 10 a.m. at Jerome High’s auditorium. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Showcases area dance and cheer teams from Magic Valley with performers ranging in age from 7 to 18. Features styles including jazz, tap, ballet, novelty, cheer and more. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and $15 per family. Proceeds help cheerleaders pay for uniforms and other expenses. Information: 733-0061 or toddlerincharge@yahoo.com.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” 2 p.m. at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787.

Musical/Rupert

Minico High School music department presents “Oklahoma,” 1 and 7 p.m. at the school auditorium, 100 S. 292 W. Directed by Jeff Collier. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Music/Sun Valley

De Temps Antan, 6:30 p.m. at Sun Valley Opera House, as part of Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Performance Series. The band (Eric Beaudry, Andre Brunet and Pierre-Luc Dupuis) has performed melodies from Quebec’s musical past since 2003. The three use fiddle, accordion, harmonica, guitar, bouzouki and other instruments for traditional Quebec music. The musicians are members of La Bottine Souriante, one of Quebec’s traditional music groups, and Brunet was Canadian Grand Master fiddler in 2008. Tickets are $20 for Sun Valley Center members and $30 for nonmembers, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491, ext. 10.

Comedy/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Resort Winter Comedy Series, featuring Steve Mazan (pictured) and Dan Gabriel, 6 p.m. in the Boiler Room. Doors open at 5 p.m.; tickets are $10 at the door. 622-2148.

Music/Sun Valley

Lip Service, 2- 5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Jim Salestrom, 2-5 p.m. at River Run Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m., and Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Children’s event/Boise

“Know and Grow Gardening for Kids,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, as part of “Idaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Service” events. Katie Painter from Global Gardens and other returned volunteers from Morocco, Haiti and Belize teach gardening techniques from other countries. Admission is $5 for 13 and older; $4 for 65 and older; $3 for children 6-12. Information: 334-2120, IRPCV50th@gmail.com or history.idaho.gov/museum.

13

SUNDAY

Musical/Twin Falls

Dilettante Group of Magic Valley presents the musical “The Secret Garden,” 2 p.m. at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at CSI box office, Kurt’s Pharmacy and Hallmark, and Twin Falls Center for the Arts. Dilettantemv@gmail.com.

Gem show/Filer

Magic Valley Gem Club Show continues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Twin Falls County Fairgrounds. Admission is $2, with children younger than 12 admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Information: Harold Waggoner, 423-9668, or Shirley Metts, 423-4827, rmetts@cableone.net.

Fundraiser/Ketchum

Our Moveable Feast, a benefit for The Community Library, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at 415 Spruce St. Rooms of the library are decorated with themes of five books dealing with food, including “I Was Told There’d Be Cake!”; Gael Greene’s “Insatiable”; “How’s the Squid?”; Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential”; and Alan Richman’s “Fork It Over.” Event includes food, wine, beer, entertainment and a silent auction. Tickets are $100 per person, at thecommunitylibrary.org or 726-3493.

Music/Sun Valley

Jim Salestrom, 2-5 p.m. at River Run Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Lip Service, 2- 5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Forever Plaid, 7:30 p.m. at the Boiler Room at Sun Valley Resort. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. 622-2148.

Music/Sun Valley

Leana Leach Trio, 8:30 p.m. to closing at Duchin Lounge. No cover. 622-2145.

14

MONDAY

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. (Pictured:Actor Emitt Koyle.) Tickets are $8 at 677-2787.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Alan Pennay Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m., and Sun Valley Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Pianist Brooks Hartell, 5-7 p.m. in the Inn Lobby Lounge at Sun Valley Inn. No cover. 622-2145.

15

TUESDAY

Awards gala/Twin Falls

Curtain Call Awards Gala, 6:30 p.m. at the Turf Club, 734 Falls Ave., honoring southern Idaho’s community theater with the nominees and winners of the Curtain Call Awards. Admission is $10 and includes hors d’oeuvres. No-host bar. Information: curtaincallawards.com.

Planetarium/Twin Falls

Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science presents “Mingle in the Jungle” free reptile revue at 6 p.m.; and “Oceans In Space” followed by a live sky tour at 7 p.m. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $4.50 for adults, $3.50 for seniors and $2.50 for students. 732-6655 or csi.edu/herrett.

Rock/Twin Falls

Flashback, 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays at Oasis Bar and Grill, 1007 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. No cover.

Open mic/Twin Falls

Open Microphone Night, 8 p.m. at The Cove, 496 Addison Ave. Prize drawings for entertainers. No cover.

Workshop deadline/Hailey

Registration deadline for “Box Furniture” class with artist Bob Dix. Class is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. MARCH 29-31 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave., in conjunction with “Social Structures” exhibition. Turn an ordinary cardboard box into a piece of functioning furniture. Class is appropriate for high school students and older. Cost is $80 for Sun Valley members and $130 for others, plus $15 supply fee, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491, ext. 10. Preregistration required.

Open mic/Jerome

Open Microphone Night for all musical talents, 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main St. No cover. 324-8242.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; and Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Pianist Brooks Hartell, 5-7 p.m. in the Inn Lobby Lounge at Sun Valley Inn. No cover. 622-2145.

Book reading/Boise

Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert speaks at 7:30 p.m. at Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St. Gilbert’s memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” has been translated into more than 30 languages, and her most recent book, “Committed,” became an immediate No. 1 New York Times bestseller. Tickets are $12 to $55, at The Cabin at 331-8000. Thecabinidaho.org.

16

WEDNESDAY

Lecture/Twin Falls

Max Pavesic lectures for the free Herrett Forum, at 7:30 p.m. at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science at College of Southern Idaho. Western Idaho’s desert has a remarkable example of ancient burial behavior, and Pavesic is credited with doing the most exhaustive study of that area. Pavesic, retired professor of archaeology at Boise State University, did years of research in Idaho’s Snake River Basin, focusing on prehistoric art, mortuary analysis and ethno-history. He co-authored the book “Backtracking: Ancient Art of Southern Idaho” with the late Bill Studebaker of Twin Falls and co-edited “Stone Tool Analysis: Essays in Honor of Don Crabtree.”

Jazz/Twin Falls

Spring Jazz Collaboration, featuring College of Southern Idaho Jazz Ensemble, Swing Band and Madrigal Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. at CSI Fine Arts Center auditorium. The ensembles perform jazz standards such as “Blue Skies,” “Sunny Side Up,” “A House is Not a Home,” “Lullaby of Birdland” and “That Old Black Magic.” Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI music department scholarship and activity fund. Information: Camille Barigar, 732-6288.

Music/Twin Falls

Open Microphone Night, 6:30-10 p.m. at A Shot in the Dark coffee house, 1020 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. Featuring acoustic musicians and comedy. No cover. 933-7468.

Music/Twin Falls

Matt Hopper with soulful rock and folk music, 7-10 p.m. at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. No cover.

Music/Twin Falls

Open Microphone Night with Josh Summers, 9 p.m. at Blueroom, 223 Fifth Ave. S. No cover.

Reading series/Hansen

Adult reading program series continues with “Traplines: Coming Home to the Sawtooth Valley” by John Rember, hosted by Hansen Community and Kimberly Public libraries, 7:30 p.m. at Hansen Community Library, 120 W. Maple St. Information: Hansen library, 423-4122, and Kimberly library, 423-4556. Books available for checkout at both locations.

Music/Sun Valley

Doug Allen Band, 2-5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; and Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Pianist Brooks Hartell, 5-7 p.m. in the Inn Lobby Lounge at Sun Valley Inn. No cover. 622-2145.

Comedy/Sun Valley

Comedian Mike Murphy, 6 p.m. at the Boiler Room at Sun Valley Resort. No cover. 622-2148.

Music/Boise

Melvin Seals and Jerry Garcia Band with guest Prairie Sky Pilot, 8:30 p.m. at The Bouquet, 1010 W. Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Seals has been in the music industry for more than 30 years as a performer, recording artist and producer. The band has melodic flavor with a mix of funk, rock and jazz, plus some rhythm and blues, and gospel. Tickets are $17 in advance at egyptiantheatre.net or 387-1273, or $20 at the door.

Music/Rexburg

British tenor Alfie Boe and Brigham Young University-Idaho Sinfonietta chamber orchestra, 7:30 p.m. in Barrus Concert Hall at BYU-Idaho. Boe was Jean Valjean in a 2010 concert performance of the “Les Miserables” musical in London. Tickets are $16 for general admission at byui.edu/tickets.

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THURSDAY

Parade/Twin Falls

St. Patrick’s Day Parade at noon along Main Avenue. Starts in the 500-600 block of Main Avenue East and proceeds to the intersection of Main Avenue North and Dierkes Street North. Bring canned food items for the third annual food drive or make a cash donation; proceeds donated to an area food bank. Front Porch Flavor performs 6-9 p.m. outside at O’Dunkens Draught House. Registration required for parade participants: O’Dunkens Draught House, 102 Main Ave. N., or 733-8114.

Book signing/Twin Falls

Karey White, author of the novel “Gifted,” will sign copies of her books, 2-6 p.m. at Bell’s Family Books, 761 Second Ave. N.

Jazz/Twin Falls

Jazz at CSI Java, hosted by Brent Jensen, 3-4:30 p.m., first floor of the Taylor Building at College of Southern Idaho. Musicians from CSI (students and faculty) and the community can participate in the jam session. Free; open to the public. 420-7066.

Music/Twin Falls

Open Urban Microphone Night with Joey Bravo, 9 p.m. at the Blueroom, 223 Fifth Ave. S. No cover.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787.

Music/Sun Valley

Doug Allen Band, 2- 5 p.m. at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson Trio, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; and Joe Fos Trio, 9 p.m. to closing, at Duchin Lounge at Sun Valley Lodge. No cover. 622-2145.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Pianist Brooks Hartell, 5-7 p.m. in the Inn Lobby Lounge at Sun Valley Inn. No cover. 622-2145.

Music/Sun Valley

The Fabulous Vuarnettes, 6 p.m. in the Boiler Room at Sun Valley Resort. Tickets are $10 at the door. 622-2148.

NEXTWEEK

Theater/Twin Falls

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “Twelfth Night,” presented by Magic Valley Arts Council, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 18 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Shakespeare’s comedic romance with disguise, love triangles, mistaken identity and mischievousness. Tickets are $10 per person, at Twin Falls Center for the Arts box office or 734-2787. Proceeds go for the festival’s Idaho Theater for Youth performance of Hansel and Gretel’s “Grimm Tale” for an area elementary school.

Music/Twin Falls

Brigham Young University’s Vocal Point a cappella men’s group from Provo, Utah, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 18 at College of Southern Idaho’s Fine Arts Auditorium. The nine-member group, directed by Buck Mangum, combines harmony, humor and vocal percussion with a repertoire of rock, pop, country, jazz and rhythm and blues. The ensemble released its sixth album, “Nonstop,” in 2008. It won the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella in 2006 and three Pearl Awards from the Faith-Centered Music Association in 2005. Presented by CSI Music Fest and BYU Alumni Association. Tickets are $12 (through March 11) and $15 (March 12-18), at the CSI box office, Welch Music, Dunkley’s, Bell’s Books and Crowley’s The Quad in Twin Falls, and Book Plaza and Welch Music in Burley, or at alumni.byu.edu.vpintwin. Information: Chenele Dixon, 735-1844 or chenele@yahoo.com.

Dance/Twin Falls

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary public dance, 8 p.m. MARCH 18 at the DAV Hall, 459 Shoup Ave. Music by the DAV Dance Band. $2 donations requested.

Comedy/Twin Falls

Comedy Night, 8:30 p.m. MARCH 18 at Canyon Crest Dining and Event Center, 330 Canyon Crest Drive, with comedian Kiley Cook and headliner Don Barnhart. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 (includes a free beverage) at canyoncrestdining.com, 733-9392, or at Canyon Crest.

Reading series/Hansen

Adult reading program series concludes with “Saturday” by Ian McEwan, hosted by Hansen Community and Kimberly Public libraries, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 18 at Hansen Community Library, 120 W. Maple St. Information: Hansen library, 423-4122, and Kimberly library, 423-4556. Books available for checkout at both locations.

Music/Rexburg

British tenor Alfie Boe and Brigham Young University-Idaho Sinfonietta chamber orchestra, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 18 in Barrus Concert Hall at BYU-Idaho. Boe was Jean Valjean in a 2010 concert performance of the “Les Miserables” musical in London. Tickets are $16 for general admission at byui.edu/tickets.

Blues/Twin Falls

Blue Rayz from Boise, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. MARCH 18-19 at Montana Steakhouse, 1826 Canyon Crest Drive. No cover.

Music/Twin Falls

Shot In The Dark Band, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. MARCH 18-19 at the Pioneer Club, 1519 Kimberly Road. No cover.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. MARCH 18-19 at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Directed by Kent Severe and assisted by Cathe Runyan. A silent-film star can barely tolerate his leading lady who is convinced their screen romance is real. After the first talking picture is a smash hit, the studio converts the Lockwood and Lamont film, “The Dueling Cavalier,” into a talking format, but after a disastrous test screening, it’s converted to a musical comedy film. The leading man falls in love with the actress providing the voice for the leading lady, who tries to sabotage the romance. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday).

Music/Sun Valley

Doug Allen Band, 2-5 p.m. MARCH 18-20 and MARCH 25-27 at River Run Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Live music, 2- 5 p.m. MARCH 18-20 and MARCH 25-27 at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Twin Falls

Aaron Phillips from Berkley, Calif., with country, jazz and rock, 8-11 p.m. MARCH 19 at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.

Fundraiser/Burley

Snake River Flats Barbershop Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society present “A Great Day For The Irish” with two performances, 2 and 7:30 p.m. MARCH 19 at King Fine Arts Center, 2100 Park Ave. Features comedy quartet “Vocal Mischief” from Pocatello, Snake River Flats Barbershop Chorus, School Board and Minico High School Reflections. Songs includes “It’s A Great Day For The Irish,” “If There’d Never Been An Ireland,” “Danny Boy” and “Wild Irish Rose,” among other selections. Tickets are $6 general admission, $5 for seniors, $3 for students and $18 for families, at Welch Music and Book Plaza in Burley, The Book Store in Rupert or from chapter members.

Opera/Hailey

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD, presented by Sun Valley Opera, 11 a.m. MARCH 19 at the Bigwood 4 Cinema. Live performance transmissions from New York of the opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning series. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for students, at the theater box office or sunvalleyopera.com.

Rock/Jerome

Milestone, 9 p.m. MARCH 19 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Music/Sun Valley

Alfie Boe, British tenor and international recording artist, 8 p.m. MARCH 19 at Sun Valley Inn’s Limelight Ballroom. Presented by Sun Valley Opera and Sun Valley Resort Entertainment. Boe won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway production of Pucini’s “La Boheme.” His albums are “Onward” and “La Passione.î Concert tickets are $75 and $35, at Sun Valley Recreation Center, seats.sunvalley.com or 622-2135. Diva party at 6:30 p.m. in the Ram Room; party tickets at 726-0991.

Snow festivity, music/Sun Valley

Lunar Eclipse Rail Jam Series continues MARCH 19 at Dollar Mountain. Includes music, 3-5 p.m.; athletes practice on the contest rail, 4-5 p.m.; and jam event is 5-7 p.m. Participants sign up the day of the event. Registration fee is $15.

Dance theater/Boise

Idaho Dance Theatre educational outreach program show for children of all ages, 2 p.m. MARCH 19 at Boise State University’s Special Events Center, 1800 University Drive. The professional contemporary dance company explores dance through a story about a Magic Lamp; the genie in the lamp grants the unhappy dishwasher seven wishes, which all come true by creating dances that fulfill his wishes. The performance includes a variety of dance forms, ranging from tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern, classical and ethnic. Tickets are $5 each, at idahodancetheatre.org or 331-9592.

Dance/Jerome

Jerome Senior Center public dance, 2-5 p.m. MARCH 20 at 520 N. Lincoln St., with music by Melody Masters. Admission is $4. 324-5642.

Music/Buhl

Live music for Ladies Night, 6-9 p.m. MARCH 21 at Mimi’s Saddlehorn Events Center, 289 Clear Lakes Road in Buhl. No cover. 543-2721.

Kids art/Hailey

Kids Spring Break Art Camp, 9 a.m. to noon (first through third grades) and 2-5 p.m. (fourth and fifth grades), MARCH 21-25 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. Students are introduced to a variety of art media including drawing, painting, sculpture and collage. Cost is $50 for Sun Valley members and $65 for nonmembers. Registration deadline was MARCH 7.

Open mic/Jerome

Open Microphone Night for all musical talents, 7:30-10:30 p.m. MARCH 22 and 29 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main St. No cover. 324-8242.

Music/Twin Falls

Matt Hopper with soulful rock and folk music, 7-10 p.m. MARCH 23 at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Doug Allen Band, 2- 5 p.m. MARCH 23-24 at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Lecture/Twin Falls

Magic Valley Arts Council’s Brown Bag Lecture Series, in celebration of the Bicentennial Recognition of the Astorians in Idaho, noon to 1 p.m. MARCH 25 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Ron James’ lecture is “Wilson Price Hunt Party and the Astorians.” The program is in collaboration with Twin Falls County Historical Preservation Commission. Free admission. Bring a brown-bag lunch or pre-order a box lunch; 734-2787.

Dance/Burley

Golden Heritage Senior Center’s public dance, 7 p.m. MARCH 25 at 2421 Overland Ave. Live band with a variety of music. $5 admission. 878-8646.

Music/Ketchum

Italian Saxophone Quartet, 7 p.m. MARCH 25 at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood at Warm Springs and Saddle roads, as part of the Sun Valley Artist Series. The quartet, formed in 1982, has won several chamber music competitions for their interpretations of contemporary music, has recorded three CDs and performed throughout the world. The quartet (Federico Mondelci, Marco Gerboni, Mario Marzi and Massimo Mazzoni) will play Bach’s “Prelude and Fugue No. 16,” Scarlatti’s “Three Pieces,” Mozart’s “Adagio,” Gershwin’s “Blues” from “An American in Paris,” Javier Girotto’s “Morronga la Milonga,” Astor Piazzolla’s “Oblivion-Libertango” and other compositions. Tickets are $44 per person, at www.svwas.org or 725-5807.

Country, rock/Twin Falls

Copperhead, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. MARCH 25-26 at Montana Steakhouse, 1826 Canyon Crest Drive. No cover.

Rock/Twin Falls

Dirty Johnny, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. MARCH 25-26 at the Pioneer Club, 1519 Kimberly Road. No cover.

Jazz/Sun Valley

Paul Tillotson and friends, 10 p.m. MARCH 25- 26 in the Boiler Room at Sun Valley Resort. 622-2148.

Music/Sun Valley

New York Connection Reunion Concert with Paul Tillotson, 10 p.m. MARCH 25-26 in the Boiler Room. Doors open at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door. 622-2148.

Astronomy/Twin Falls

Earth Hour night telescope viewing, 8:30-9:30 p.m. MARCH 26 in the Centennial Observatory at College of Southern Idaho’s Herrett Center for Arts and Science, in recognition of turning off unnecessary lights for energy conservation. Free admission.

Music/Twin Falls

Tyler Fortier from Eugene, Ore., 8-11 p.m. MARCH 26 at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N.

Blues, folk/Jerome

Opal Hill Drive and Otto Pilate, 9 p.m. MARCH 26 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. Features Opal Hill Drive with acoustic, blues and classic rock and Otto Pilate with a blend of blues, funk and folk music. No cover. 324-8242.

Children’s event/Boise

“Make a Pysanky-Ukrainian Easter Egg,” 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. MARCH 26 at Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive. The event is in conjunction with “Idaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Service” exhibit. Use dye and wax to create a Pysanky-Ukrainian Easter egg. Connie Collins, a volunteer who served in the Ukraine, demonstrates traditional techniques for designing and dying Easter eggs. Admission is $5 for adults, children 13 and older; $4 for seniors 65 and older; $3 for children 6-12. Information: 334-2120, IRPCV50th@gmail.com or history.idaho.gov/museum.

Music/Sun Valley

Forever Plaid, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 27 at the Boiler Room at Sun Valley Resort. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. 622-2148.

Class deadline/Hailey

Registration deadline is MARCH 28 for “Oil Painting” class with Connie Borup. Class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. APRIL 11-15 at Sun Valley Center for the Artsí Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. Explore the varied qualities of the oil painting medium; learn indirect painting techniques (underpainting, glazing, stenciling, washing and scumbling). Cost is $250 for Sun Valley members and $300 for nonmembers, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491. Preregistration required.

Workshop/Hailey

“Box Furniture” class with artist Bob Dix, 5-7 p.m. MARCH 29-31 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave., in conjunction with “Social Structures” exhibition. Turn an ordinary cardboard box into a piece of adult-sized, functional high-style furniture. Class is appropriate for high school students and older. Furniture made by class participants will be on display, along with cardboard furniture by Dix and sculpture by Amy Jo Popa, starting APRIL 1 at the Hailey Center. Dix teaches art at Hailey Elementary School and has been a working artist for decades. Cost is $80 for Sun Valley members and $130 for nonmembers, plus $15 supply fee, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491, ext. 10. Registration deadline: MARCH 15.

Storytelling, comedy/Twin Falls

Keith Wann performance, presented by United Signers Club, 7 p.m. MARCH30 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center auditorium. Wann, a comic who specializes in storytelling and comedy geared to the deaf culture, was born as a hearing person to deaf parents and grew up experiencing both the hearing and deaf worlds. Wann, an American Sign Language performing artist, presents a humorous show describing his childhood experiences and his unique perspectives on both cultures. An interpreter will voice for the signing impaired. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for CSI students, at the Fine Arts ticket office. 732-6288.

Music/Twin Falls

Kevin Rogers with ‘70s and ‘80s easy-listening music, 7-10 p.m. MARCH 30 at Anchor Bistro and Bar, 334 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. No cover.

Music/Twin Falls

Mike Kearney with his original piano compositions, 7:30 p.m. MARCH 30 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Theater. Free admission. 732-6288.

Music/Sun Valley

Ethan Tucker, 2- 5 p.m. MARCH 30-31 at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

NEXTMONTH

String band music/Twin Falls

Arts on Tour presents Red Chamber, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 1 at College of Southern Idaho’s Fine Arts Center auditorium. Red Chamber is a Chinese orientated string band with master Zheng player Mei Han. She is joined by musicians on pipa, mandolin, banjo and many other Asiatic and western instruments. The ensemble straddles traditional and contemporary, from ancient Chinese string band music, bluegrass or jazz fusion. The group creates a unique sound while performing a repertoire that spans centuries, featuring transcriptions from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to modern compositions. Learn more: mei-han.com/redchamber. Individual tickets are $16 for adults or $12 for children, at 732-6288, CSI Fine Arts box office or at csi.edu/artsontour.

Music/Jerome

Pipeline Overdrive, 9 p.m. APRIL 1 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Rock/Boise

The Band of Heathens with guest David Mayfield Parade, 8:30 p.m. APRIL 1 at The Bouquet, located at 1010 W. Main St. in Boise. The band was honored as Best New Band at the Austin Music Awards and nominated as Best Duo or Group by the Americana Music Awards. Their third studio album and the fifth release overall, “Top Hat Crown” displays a wide range of classic influences. For ages 21 and old. Tickets are $10 in advance at egyptiantheatre.net or 387-1273, or $13 at the door.

Music/Sun Valley

Ethan Tucker, 2-5 p.m. APRIL 1-3 at River Run Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Music/Sun Valley

Live music, 2- 5 p.m. APRIL 1-3 at Warm Springs Lodge’s Apres Ski at Sun Valley Resort. No cover.

Dance/Twin Falls

Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary public dance, 8 p.m. APRIL 1, APRIL 15 and APRIL29 at the DAV Hall, 459 Shoup Ave. Music by the DAV Dance Band. $2 donations requested.

Ballet/Boise

Ballet Idaho presents a family series performance of “The Sleeping Beauty,” noon APRIL 2 at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Ninth and Myrtle streets. Tickets are $10 at balletidaho.org or 343-0556.

Quilt show/ Filer

Desert Sage Quilt Guild of Magic Valley presents the Desert Blooms Quilt Show and merchant mall, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. APRIL 2 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. APRIL3 at Twin Falls County Fairgrounds. Event includes a fashion show at 2 p.m. APRIL 2, plus demonstrations, vendor mall, block challenge, quilt show pins and an “opportunity quilt.” Admission per day is $5 for adults and $3 for children; or for both days, $7 for adults and $4 for children.

Fiddling/Twin Falls

Idaho Old Time Fiddlers Association members’ acoustic string instrument jam session, 6-8 p.m. APRIL 6, followed by the monthly meeting, at Idaho Pizza Co., 1859 Kimberly Road. Open to prospective members and the public. 420-3345.

Country/Twin Falls

Charley Jenkins, a “Nashville Star” contestant, 7 p.m. APRIL 6 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center auditorium. 732-6288.

Songwriters workshop/Twin Falls

Nashville Songwriters Association International songwriters workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. APRIL 7 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center, room 87. Open to amateur and professional songwriters and musicians; all ages and genres welcome. Workshop includes music news and events, a lesson, critiques, networking with other area artists, and optional song sharing. Refreshments provided. Monthly workshop is free to guests for first two visits and then $15 fee per monthly visit, or free with NSAI membership. Information: nashvillesongwriters.com.

Music/Boise

First Thursday with Skov and the Xylophone/Marimba group, 5-9 p.m. APRIL 7 at Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, as part of ìIdaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Serviceî events. Admission by donation. Information: 334-2120, IRPCV50th@gmail.com or history.idaho.gov/museum.

Music/Burley

Magic Philharmonic Orchestra spring concert, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 8 at the King Fine Arts Center, 2100 Parke Ave., with guest conductor Newl Dayley. Tickets are $8 for adults, $3 for students and $20 for families, at Welch Music and Book Plaza in Burley and The Book Store in Rupert, or at the door.

Dance/Burley

Golden Heritage Senior Center public dance, 7 p.m. APRIL 8 at 2421 Overland Ave. Live band with a variety of music. $5 admission. 878-8646.

Music/Jerome

Shot In The Dark Band, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. APRIL 8 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main St. No cover. 324-8242.

Ballet/Boise

Ballet Idaho presents “The Sleeping Beauty,” 2 and 8 p.m. APRIL 9 at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts on the Boise State University campus, 1910 University Drive. Music by Peter Tchaikovsky and choreography by Peter Anastos. The production, a collaboration of Ballet Idaho and the Ballet Idaho Academy, features professional dancers and academy students. Individual tickets are $25 to $55, and go on sale FEB. 21, at 426-1494 or idahotickets.com.

Opera/Hailey

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD, presented by Sun Valley Opera, 11 a.m. APRIL 9, 23 and 30 at the Bigwood 4 Cinema. Live performance transmissions from New York of the opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning series. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for students, at the theater box office or sunvalleyopera.com.

Classical/Twin Falls

Table Rock Trio, 3 p.m. APRIL 10 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Tickets are $10 per person; 734-2787.

Painting/Hailey

Oil Painting class with Connie Borup, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. APRIL 11-15 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. Explore the varied qualities of the oil painting medium; learn indirect painting techniques (underpainting, glazing, stenciling, washing and scumbling). Cost is $250 for Sun Valley members and $300 for nonmembers, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491. Registration deadline: MARCH 28.

Performing arts/ Twin Falls

Danny Marona Performing Arts Scholarship Finals, 7 p.m. APRIL 14 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. High school seniors compete for a $5,000 scholarship at the finals. The competition, led by Marona, features performances judged on the spot and scholarships awarded at the end of the evening. Suggested donation is $10 for adults at the door and free for students.

Jazz/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Jazz Big Band concert, featuring Italian musicians Bepi DíAmato (clarinet) and Marco Renzi (conductor), 7:30 p.m. APRIL 15 at CSI Fine Arts Theater. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Rock/Jerome

One Second Till Forever, 9 p.m. APRIL 15 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Fundraiser/Twin Falls

Change for Children fundraiser, 6 p.m. APRIL 16 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center auditorium. Featuring a talent show by CSI students and a well-known performer.

Acrobats/Twin Falls

Arts on Tour presents Kenya Safari Acrobats, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 20 at College of Southern Idaho’s Fine Arts Center auditorium. The dance troupe takes acrobatics to exhilarating extremes, blending traditional arts and circus skills in classic African style. The group members learned acrobatics as children on the beaches of Kenya, and now they serve as artistic ambassadors for Kenya as they travel the globe. They perform gravity-defying human pyramids, balancing, tumbling, limbo dancing, hurling through hoops and breathtaking contortions, all while clapping to a Benga beat. Learn more: kenyasafariacrobats.com. Individual tickets are $23 for adults or $16 for children, at 732-6288, CSI Fine Arts box office or at csi.edu/artsontour.

Workshop deadline/Hailey

Registration deadline is APRIL 20 for “Drawing Theme Study” class with Mitsuru Brandon. Class is scheduled for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, MAY 4, 11, 18 and 25, at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. Learn about value, pictorial composition, value, style and color drawing techniques using charcoal, pastel, color pencil and watercolor. Cost is $150 for Sun Valley members and $200 for nonmembers, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491. Preregistration required.

Dance/Burley

Golden Heritage Senior Center public dance, 7 p.m. APRIL 22 at 2421 Overland Ave. Live band with a variety of music. $5 admission. 878-8646.

Rock/Jerome

The Devilís Heir and Ripchain metal bands, 9 p.m. APRIL 23 at Diamondz, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Drumming/Boise

ìLearn How to Drum - International Style,î 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. APRIL 23 at Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, as part of ìIdaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Serviceî events. John Hammond, returned Peace Corp volunteer, and the Failla drumming group teaches basic drumming techniques. Admission is $5 for adults, children 13 and older; $4 for seniors 65 and older; $3 for children 6-12. Information: 334-2120, IRPCV50th@gmail.com or history.idaho.gov/museum.

Music/Jerome

Easter program, “Good News - Man Risen from the Dead,” performed by the adult and children’s choir, 11 a.m. APRIL 24 at Jerome Bible Baptist Church, 132 Second Ave. E.; 324-2804.

Theater/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Theater Department presents William Shakespeare’s ìMuch Ado About Nothing,î 7:30 p.m. APRIL 27-30 and MAY 4-7 in the CSI Fine Arts Theater. The play is set in northeastern Sicily with two war heroes and the women they love. As the story progresses, Benedick and Beatrice are tricked into confessing their love for each other, and Claudio is tricked into rejecting Hero at the altar; later Dogberry, a Constable, discovers the evil trickery of Don John, the villain. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for seniors and students, at tickets.csi.edu, 732-6781 or at CSI Fine Arts box office.

Painting/Hailey

“Introduction to Encaustic” workshop with Zoey Pierce, 5:30-7:30 p.m. APRIL 28 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. An introduction into the art of encaustic wax painting; carve, paint and collage with the medium. No experience necessary. Cost is $20 for Sun Valley member and $25 for nonmembers. 726-9491 or sunvalleycenter.org.

Theater/Jerome

Jerome High School drama department presents its spring musical “Bye, Bye, Birdie,” at 7 p.m. APRIL 28-30 at Jerome High’s Jerry Diehl auditorium, 104 N. Tiger Drive. Tickets are $8 at 324-8137, ext. 4122, or from any cast member.

Lecture/Twin Falls

Magic Valley Arts Council’s Brown Bag Lecture Series, in celebration of the Bicentennial Recognition of the Astorians in Idaho, noon to 1 p.m. APRIL 29 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Jim Gentry’s lecture is “The Geo-Political Significance of the Wilson Price Hunt Party Journey through the Magic Valley.” The program is in collaboration with Twin Falls County Historical Preservation Commission. Free admission. Bring a brown-bag lunch or pre-order a box lunch; 734-2787.

Music/Twin Falls

Magic Valley Symphony concert, “Out of This World!” 7:30 p.m. APRIL 29 at College of Southern Idaho’s Fine Arts Center auditorium, with music from fantasy films, stage works and video games. Features student musicians from Magic Valley Youth Orchestra. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for students, at Everybody’s Business and CSI box office in Twin Falls, or at the door.

Music/Burley

Barbra and Frank, “The Concert That Never Was,” the final event of the Mini-Cassia Community Concerts season, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 29 at King Fine Arts Center, 2100 Parke Ave. Featuring segments simulating Streisand and Sinatra in masterful duets, including “Somewhere,” “Something Stupid” and “New York, New York.” Season membership are $40 for adults, $20 for students and $110 for families, at 678-1798. Get one-concert tickets at the door for $20 per seat.

Theater/Twin Falls

Twin Falls High School drama department presents “Metamorphoses” by Mary Zimmerman, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 29-30 at Roper Auditorium, 1615 Filer Ave. E. The play, based on the myths of Ovid including King Midas and Orpheus and Eurydice, is a retelling of the classical myths in a contemporary way and setting, featuring a 2500 gallon pool of water around and in which the action takes place. Water becomes a metaphor of the power and ability to change, to reconnect, to embrace the improbable and the irrational. Tickets are $7 at the door or at the school’s front office or from any cast member, 733-6551.

Music/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Chamber Choir spring-sing concert, 7:30 p.m. APRIL 30 at CSI’s Fine Arts Center auditorium. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Music/Ketchum

St. Petersburg String Quartet, 7 p.m. APRIL 30 at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood at Warm Springs and Saddle roads, as part of the Sun Valley Artist Series. The quartet is billed as one of the world’s most esteemed chamber ensembles, with violinists Alla Aranovskaya and Evgeny Zvonnikov, viola player Boris Vayner and cellist Leonid Shukayev. The group, formed in 1985 as the Leningrad String Quartet, won international competitions, including the All-Soviet Union String Quartet Competition and the Tokyo International Chamber Music Competition. The musicians have been nominated for a Grammy and have performed at many prestigious concert halls, including Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center. They will perform Alexander Glazunov’s “Five Novelettes,” Beethoven’s “String Quartet No. 11 in F minor” and Alexander Borodin’s “Quartet No. 2 in D major.” Tickets are $44 per person, at www.svwas.org or 725-5807.

MAYEVENTS

Music-camp deadline/Twin Falls

Registration deadline is MAY 1 for Music Fest camp for students age 12-18. Music Fest is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. JUNE 20-24 on the College of Southern Idaho campus. Students choose a major and attend classes related to their major (includes vocal, musical theater, handbells, piano, strings and band). All students participate in camp choir and have two or three elective classes. Participants perform in the Music Fest concert on June 24 (free admission). Camp tuition is $175. Registration forms at csi.edu/musicfest, CSI Fine Arts ticket office, CSI Community Education Department, or at area junior high and high schools. Information: Chenele Dixon, 735-1844 or chenele@yahoo.com.

Theater/Twin Falls

Twin Falls High School drama department presents “Metamorphoses” by Mary Zimmerman, 7:30 p.m. MAY 2 at Roper Auditorium, 1615 Filer Ave. E. The play, based on the myths of Ovid including King Midas and Orpheus and Eurydice, is a retelling of the classical myths in a contemporary way and setting, featuring a 2500 gallon pool of water around and in which the action takes place. Water becomes a metaphor of the power and ability to change, to reconnect, to embrace the improbable and the irrational. Tickets are $7 at the door or at the school’s front office or from any cast member, 733-6551.

Music/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Symphonic Band concert, 7:30 p.m. MAY 3 at CSIÌs Fine Arts Center auditorium. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Fiddling/Twin Falls

Idaho Old Time Fiddlers Association members’ acoustic string instrument jam session, 6-8 p.m. MAY 4, followed by the monthly meeting, at Idaho Pizza Co., 1859 Kimberly Road. Open to prospective members and the public. 420-3345.

Art class/Hailey

ìDrawing Theme Studyî class with Mitsuru Brandon, 5:30-8:30 p.m. MAY 4, 11, 18 and 25 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 S. Second Ave. Learn about pictorial composition, value, style and color drawing techniques using charcoal, pastel, color pencil and watercolor. Cost is $150 for Sun Valley members and $200 for nonmembers, at sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491. Registration deadline: APRIL 20.

Music/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Jazz Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m. MAY 5 at CSI’s Fine Arts Center auditorium. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s auditions for the production of “Footloose,” 7-9 p.m. MAY 5 and 9 a.m. to noon MAY 7 at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Directed by Gail Gillette. Come prepared with a short musical number. Performances are set for JULY14-16, 18-19, 21-23, 25-26 and 28-30. 677-2787.

Art lectures/Ketchum

“Making Sense of Minimalism” art history seminar, with Courtney Gilbert and Kristin Poole, 5:30-6:30 p.m. MAY 5, 12 and 19 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 191 Fifth St. E. In recognition of the upcoming summer exhibition ìThe Literal Line: Minimalism Then and Now,î Sun Valley Center curatorial staff Gilbert and Poole offer a lecture series illuminating one of the perplexing movements of modernism. Cost is $25 for the series or $10 per lecture. 726-9491 or sunvalleycenter.org.

Rock/Jerome

American Hitmen, 9 p.m. MAY 6 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. Members Dan and Tim Cord, Ben Porterfield and Dan “Jay” Jarmon served in the U.S. Marine Corps and formed the San Diego rock band, headlining shows throughout southern California. The band moved to Utah in 2007 and added drummer Phil Snyder. They have performed at the Vets for Freedom tour in San Diego in 2008, California Music Festival and was invited by Vietnamese Ministry of Culture in 2009 to perform in Vietnam. No cover. 324-8242.

Music/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Honors Recital, 2 p.m. MAY 7 at CSIÌs Fine Arts Recital Hall. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Music/Twin Falls

College of Southern Idaho Percussion Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m. MAY 12 at CSIís Fine Arts Center auditorium. Suggested $5 donation at the door to the CSI Music Department Scholarship Fund. 732-6288.

Songwriters seminar/Twin Falls

The second annual Twin Falls Songwriters Seminar, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MAY 14 at College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center, featuring John and JoAnn Braheny. Presented by Twin Falls Chapter of Nashville Songwriters Association International. John Braheny, a top consultant for songwriters and writer/artists, is author of ìThe Craft and Business of Songwritingî (now in its third edition). He co-founded the Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase, is past president of California Copyright Conference and now a consultant and screener for Taxi.com. JoAnn Braheny is a career counselor for songwriters and artists, guest speaking at conferences across the country. She opened her own company, Jaffe Music Consulting, and was founding secretary of Atlanta Songwriters Association. She worked for Rogers and Cowan public relations in Los Angeles for internationally known celebrities in music and film, and for Walt Disney Imagineeringís Talent Development. Discounts available to NSAI members and college students. Details and registration information: Brianne Hepworth, 420-4232 or nsaitwinfalls@gmail.com.

Opera/Hailey

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD, presented by Sun Valley Opera, 11 a.m. MAY 14 at the Bigwood 4 Cinema. Live performance transmissions from New York of the opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning series. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for students, at the theater box office or sunvalleyopera.com.

Rock/Jerome

One Dead Crow with heavy rock, 9 p.m. MAY 14 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Dance show/Twin Falls

Rock/Jerome

Bang Tango and Dogs on the Lam, 9 p.m. MAY 20 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. $5 cover. 324-8242.

Gallery walk/Ketchum

Gallery Walk, hosted by Sun Valley Gallery Association, 5-8 p.m. MAY 28, featuring exhibitions at several art galleries in Ketchum and Sun Valley. Free admission. Information and a map: svgalleries.org or 726-5512.

JUNE EVENTS

Fiddling/Twin Falls

Idaho Old Time Fiddlers Association members’ acoustic string instrument jam session, 6-8 p.m. JUNE 1, followed by the monthly meeting, at Idaho Pizza Co., 1859 Kimberly Road. Open to prospective members and the public. 420-3345.

Rock/Jerome

RoughDraft, 9 p.m. JUNE 3 at Diamondz Bar and Grill, 220 W. Main. No cover. 324-8242.

Country/Nampa

Tim McGraw and guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry, 7 p.m. JUNE 16 at the Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd. McGraw and his Dancehall Doctors band are on a North American tour. His latest hit single, “Felt Good On My Lips,” topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for three straight weeks and is No. 1 on Mediabase’s Canadian chart. McGraw has 32 No. 1 singles and has won three Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards and three People’s Choice Awards. Luke Bryan made his debut with “I’ll Stay Me” in 2007 and his latest album “Doin’ My Thing” was No. 6 on Billboard’s charts in 2009, yielding two No. 1 singles, “Do I” and “Rain Is A Good Thing.” He received two ACM awards, Top New Solo Vocalist and Top New Artist. The Band Perry (siblings Reid, Neil and Kimberly Perry) scored a Top 20 with their first single, “Hip To My Heart,” and the follow-up single, “If I Die Young,” was No. 1 on Billboard’s country chart. The band was nominated for a CMA award in the Vocal Group of the Year category. Tickets are $49.75 and $65.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. March 5 at LiveNation.com and ICTickets.com or 442-3232.

Art/Twin Falls

Art Guild of Magic Valley’s 52nd annual Art in the Park, all day JUNE 17-19 at Twin Falls City Park. Features area and regional artists, entertainment, demonstrations and food. Free admission. Information: Art Hoag, 421-1311 or maryalicepark.org.

Music/Twin Falls

Del Parkinson in concert, 7 p.m. JUNE 20 at the College of Southern Idaho small theater. Admission is $2 at the door. Proceeds benefit the CSI Music Fest. Information: Chenele Dixon, 735-1844 or chenele@yahoo.com.

Music festival/Twin Falls

Music Fest camp for students age 12-18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. JUNE 20-24 on the College of Southern Idaho campus. Students choose a major and attend classes related to their major (includes vocal, musical theater, handbells, piano, strings and band). All students participate in camp choir and have two or three elective classes. Participants perform in the Music Fest concert on June 24 (free admission). Camp tuition is $175; applications accepted through MAY 1. Registration forms at csi.edu/musicfest, CSI Fine Arts ticket office, CSI Community Education Department, or at area junior high and high schools. Information: Chenele Dixon, 735-1844 or chenele@yahoo.com.

JULYEVENTS

Gallery walk/Ketchum

Gallery Walk, hosted by Sun Valley Gallery Association, 5-8 p.m. JULY 1, featuring exhibitions at several art galleries in Ketchum and Sun Valley. Free admission. Information and a map: svgalleries.org or 726-5512.

Arts festival/Ketchum

The 12th annual Ketchum Arts Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. JULY 8-10 at Festival Meadow on Sun Valley Road. Features more than 100 artists, live music, free activities for children, and food. Free admission. 725-4090 or ketchumartsfestival.com.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s “Footloose” production, 7:30 p.m. JULY14-16, 18-19, 21-22, 25-26 and 28-30 and at 2 p.m. JULY 23 at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Directed by Gail Gillette. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday).

Festivity/Castleford

Castleford Classics Motor Jamboree car and motorcycle show and mud drag racing event, all day JULY16 at Jeans Park on Lily Grade Road. Open to all makes and models of customs, street rods, rat rods, stock cars, pickups and motorcycles. Includes a poker run, street dance, fireworks, dunk tank, tug-a-war, dash for cash event, children’s games and monster truck rides, and food vendors. Free admission.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s Edgar M. Bronfman “In Focus Series” 6:30 p.m. JULY24 at the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. A “Viva La France” themed series with French classical music including Debussy’s and Schoenberg’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Ravel’s “Introduction and Allegro,” among others. A talk and musical demonstration precede each concert at 5:30 p.m. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s Edgar M. Bronfman “In Focus Series,” 6:30 p.m. JULY26 at the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. A “Viva La France” themed series with French classical music including Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major and other selections. A talk and musical demonstration precede each concert at 5:30 p.m. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s Edgar M. Bronfman “In Focus Series,” featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, 6:30 p.m. JULY28 at the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. A “Viva La France” themed series with French classical music including Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor and Faure’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor. A talk and musical demonstration precede each concert at 5:30 p.m. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony’s Edgar M. Bronfman “In Focus Series,” featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, 5:30 p.m. JULY29 at the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. A “Viva La France” themed series with French classical music including Ravel’s excerpts from “Le Tombeau de Couperin” and “Mother Goose Suite,” and Debussy’s and Caplet’s “Pagodes.” Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

AUGUSTEVENTS

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony opens its season, featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 1 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Thibaudet performs Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A Minor.” Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony performs Rachmaninoff’s “Symphony No. 2 in E Minor,” 6:30 p.m. AUG. 3 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony, featuring concertmaster Jeremy Constant and principal cello Amos Yang, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 4 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Constant and Yang perform Brahms’ “Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra.” Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Gallery walk/Ketchum

Gallery Walk, hosted by Sun Valley Gallery Association, 5-8 p.m. AUG. 5, featuring exhibitions at several art galleries in Ketchum and Sun Valley. Free admission. Information and a map: svgalleries.org or 726-5512.

Pop/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony presents Pops Night “America’s Jukebox,” 6:30 p.m. AUG. 6 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. The orchestra performs America’s greatest hits from artists including John Denver, The Beach Boys and The Mamas and The Papas. Michael Krajewski is guest pops conductor. Krajewski is principal pops conductor of the Houston, Jacksonville and Atlanta symphony orchestras. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

County fair/Jerome

Jerome County Fair, AUG. 6-13 at the Jerome County Fairgrounds, 200 N. Fir St. Features a parade along Main Street, carnival, rodeos, 4-H exhibits, food and more. Information: 324-7209 or jeromecountyfair.com.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony, featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 7 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Bronfman performs Prokofiev’s “Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor.” Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony performs Beethoven’s “Pastorale” symphony, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 8 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Music/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony concert, “On the Lighter Side,” 6:30 p.m. AUG. 11 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Features Canadian group Quartetto Gelato with a mix of mandolins, banjos, accordions, violins and other instruments, performing a tango, “O Sole Mio,” Rodgers and Hart’s “My Funny Valentine” and other songs. Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony, featuring Vadim Gluzman, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 12 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Gluzman performs Erich Korngoldís ìViolin Concerto.” Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Music/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony, “Spotlight on Percussion” family concert, 2 p.m. AUG. 13 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony presents Musicians’ Choice Chamber Music concert, 6:30 p.m. AUG. 14 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

Classical/Sun Valley

Sun Valley Summer Symphony performs Mahlerís ìSymphony No. 1 in D Major,Ó 6:30 p.m. AUG. 16 in the Sun Valley Pavilion at Sun Valley Resort. Alasdair Neale is conductor. Free admission; svsummersymphony.org.

SEPTEMBEREVENTS

Gallery walk/Ketchum

Gallery Walk, hosted by Sun Valley Gallery Association, 5-8 p.m. SEPT. 2, featuring exhibitions at several art galleries in Ketchum and Sun Valley. Free admission. Information and a map: svgalleries.org or 726-5512.

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s auditions for Jacob Marley’s “A Christmas Carol” production, 7-9 p.m. SEPT. 8 and 9 a.m. to noon SEPT. 10 at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Performances are set for NOV. 10-12, 14-15 and 17-19. 677-2787.

OCTOBEREVENTS

Festival/Ketchum

The 15th annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival, OCT. 7-9 around Ketchum and Hailey, honoring the history, heritage and cultures of sheep ranching in Wood River Valley, Idaho and the West. The celebration includes a parade with about 2,000 sheep trailing down Ketchum’s Main Street, music and dancers, storytelling, history and multicultural events, Women Writing and Living the West symposium, Sheep Folklife Fair, exhibits and demonstrations, lamb barbecue, children’s activities sheepdog and championship trials. Information: trailingofthesheep.org or Mary Austin Crofts, 720-0585 or mary@trailingofthesheep.org.

Cowboy poetry/Sun Valley

Cowboy poet and entertainer Baxter Black performs at 7:30 p.m. OCT. 8 at Sun Valley Resort. The event, presented by Simplot Land & Livestock and Western Stockmen’s, is part of the Trailing of the Sheep Festival. Black of Benson, Ariz., and a former large animal veterinarian, is known nationwide through his newspaper column, National Public Radio, public appearances, television and also through his books, CDs, videos and commercial radio. Information: trailingofthesheep.org or Mary Austin Crofts, 720-0585.

Lecture/Ketchum

Novelist Jonathan Franzen will speak OCT. 9 in the Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ 2011-12 Lecture Series. Franzen’s 2001 book “The Corrections,” was winner of a National Book Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and one of the past decade’s best-selling novels. His latest book, “Freedom,” was published in August 2010. Ticket information is not determined yet; sunvalleycenter.org or 726-9491.

NOVEMBEREVENTS

Theater/Oakley

Oakley Valley Arts Council’s production of Jacob Marley’s “A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m. NOV. 10-12, 14-15 and 17-18 and at 2 p.m. NOV. 19 at Howells Opera House, 160 N. Blaine Ave. Tickets are $8 at 677-2787 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday).

JULY 2012 EVENTS

Air show/Twin Falls

“Air Magic Valley” air show, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, JULY 28-29, 2012, at Joslin Field, Magic Valley Regional Airport. Flight performances by the Blue AngelsÌ C-130, aerobatic maneuvers of the four-jet Diamond Formation with maneuvers of its two solo pilots, and precision flying with maneuvers in the six-jet Delta Formation. Information: Phil Hafer, 420-8719, or Magic Valley Regional Airport, 733-5215.

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