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Art classes at Eagle Art Gallery

My father the artist, by Tia Crabtree I recently went to my father’s house and saw these lovely watercolors on the wall. I found this to be rather intriguing, his walls are typically blank, most likely due to his PTSD ...

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Through the Painted Window

A Look into the Life of Artist Shannon Gronowski By Jessica McAnally, Photography by Jim Peterson The artistic spirit can arise at unexpected times from unanticipated places. This is precisely the case with Shannon Gronowski. Though she has now experienced what it is like to create art in ...

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Padlo’s Art: Driven by Nostalgia

By Brad Carlson, Photography by Jim Peterson Ring pops, robots, flying saucers and other bright reminders of the early Atomic Age seem to jump off John Padlo’s canvas, signaling his unique artistic voice. From a single lipstick container or wrapped ...

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A Little Bit Country

Desirae Bronson takes her song-craft from Boise to Nashville By Liza Long, Photography courtesy of Desirae Bronson When it comes to music, Desirae Bronson is a self-described “late bloomer.” This petite NashNextCountry country music semifinalist with the curly blonde hair ...

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KRYPTEK

Battlefield to Backcountry By Nicole Christensen Pettinger, Photography courtesy of Kryptek KRYPTEK. Kryptos: Greek word meaning “hidden or secret.” Techno: Greek word meaning “art, craft, or skill.” The name Kryptek as intended by its founders, Butch Whiting and Josh Cleghorn ...

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Aloha Publishing

Local Book Publisher Makes Publishing Fun and Simple By Tobe Brockner, Photography by Tobe Brockner and courtesy of Thinkstock Author Joseph Epsteain cites that a study revealed over 81% of Americans would like to write and publish a book. That’s ...

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Lost and Found

Local Artist Kris Hargis By Liza Long, Photography by Pete Grady   Kris Hargis is many things: a nationally recognized artist and illustrator, a graduate student in Boise State University’s MFA program, and a skilled carpenter. But above all else, ...

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Natural Fusion

By Amy Larson Photography by Pete Grady  Christopher Gibson grew up in a family that loved nature. His creativity found its roots outdoors. “I remember looking into the river when I was about five, noticing sparkling mica, water flowing over ...

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Idaho Regional Ballet presents The Nutcracker this December

story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson The Nutcracker premiered on Sunday, December 18, 1892 at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.  With a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, debuted on a double-bill ...

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Metal Blooms and Birds: Rusty Art of Jerry Brooks

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photography by Lance Thompson They say one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. This rings especially true when the junk falls into the hands of Jerry Brooks, founder of Rusty Art. After a pipefitting and welding ...

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