The daf drum is one of the oldest instruments in the Middle East. In Iran, the instrument has traditionally been used in Islamic prayer rituals. About 40 years ago, musicians started playing this drum in more contemporary settings. Jan Porvas, who is from Iran, plays it in Idaho.
What do batik and cowboy boots have in common? Both are works of art and both are featured today on our Expressive Idaho program. We take a trip to a boot shop near Mackay and an art studio in Boise with reporter Olivia Weitz.