The "Boise Globe" was one of the finalists for the City Hall project. Because the artist team was not from Idaho, this and two other proposals drew public scrutiny. The selection process is starting over.
Boise’s arts and history department is calling – again – for artists to submit sculpture proposals for a revamped City Hall Plaza. The announcement comes after the Capital City Development Corporation [CCDC] threw out the finalists the city had previously endorsed.
Boise State Public Radio’s website has been named the best in the country by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). The organization announced Wednesday, the winners of the 2013 national Edward R. Murrow Awards. These awards honor the highest caliber journalism being produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.
For the next month, an Airstream trailer will be parked on the sidewalk outside Boise’s City Hall. It’s the mobile recording booth for the national oral history project known as StoryCorps. The mobile studios travel the country collecting people's stories.
The national recording project known as StoryCorps returns to Boise today.
It was May 16, 2008 when Jeff Wilson brought his wife Brenda to the mobile recording booth - an Airstream trailer - outside Boise City Hall. He wanted to talk about his son, also named Jeff, who was born with Down syndrome. He talked about the 25-year journey they had taken, since their son was first diagnosed:
StoryCorps, the national oral history project, opens its mobile recording booth in Boise Monday. For the next month, Idahoans will step into the Airstream trailer parked at Boise City Hall and record their stories.
What it's like to travel the country with StoryCorps...
Two Boise filmmakers will call it a wrap Saturday after a week of filming in southern Idaho. Earlier this year, Cody Gittings and Stephen Heleker raised money to produce a film version of Alan Heathcock’s short story, “Smoke.”
The Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens its 2013 season this weekend. The organization “Americans for the Arts” estimates the festival put about $3.3 million into Idaho’s economy last year. More than 58,000 people spent an evening under the stars at the festival’s amphitheater in Boise last summer. Managers expect more than 60,000 this year.