On The Thursday, September 6, 2018 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Sep 5, 2018
  • The Idaho Secretary of State discusses election security.
  • Boise State Public Radio's Wanna Know Idaho begins its second season.
  • Madam Mao tells the story of The Chairman's wife.
  • Eagle High School students capture humanity with The Teal Chair.

- Several states have seen their election networks hacked from foreign countries and several more have seen hacking into infrastructural computer systems. On Thursday's Idaho Matters, we speak with Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney about election security.

- Wanna Know Idaho answers the questions you have about living in the Gem State. From growth to Treefort to wildfire retardant, the team addresses any and everything. Idaho Matters unpacks what's in store for the podcast's second season.

- Madam Mao is a stage production that tells the story of Jiang Qing, the wife of Mao Zedong. The play has recieved rave reviews in Toronto, where it originated and the original cast is coming to perform Madam Mao at the Boise Contemporary Theater. We'll meet with the play's creator, Janet Lo. 

- A group of Eagle High School filmmakers produced a documentary that places people from all walks of life, from all generations in a single, teal chair to answer one question: If you knew you had limited time, what would you do? We'll speak with Kimberly Ouwehand, the director of The Teal Chair about what motivated high school auteurs to ask this question of people aged 8 to 102 and the responses they recieved. The Teal Chair will be showing at The Flicks on Thursday, September 6.