Here's What Boise State Public Radio Is Up To At Storyfort 2019!

Mar 4, 2019

It’s that time of year again … time for Treefort Music Fest to take over Boise! The festival runs March 20-24 at venues throughout downtown. But it’s not just about music – the festival offers something for just about everyone in the form of “mini forts.” Boise State Public Radio is proud to once again sponsor of Storyfort, the literary portion of the festival.

Each of the following events are free and open to the public (you do NOT need a Treefort ticket to attend any of these events). Check out the full rundown of events below, and make sure to keep tabs on our festival news coverage. Can't wait to see you there!

NPR’S KIRK SIEGLER – LIFE IN PARADISE AFTER THE FIRE: Thursday, March 21, noon at The Owyhee Ballroom (1109 W Main St., Boise, ID 83702). Reporter Kirk Siegler will be at Storyfort in downtown Boise to go behind-the-scenes of his continuing coverage of the Camp Fire aftermath in Paradise, Calif. He’ll share what it’s like to cover wildfires and natural disasters in a rapidly-changing climate in states including Idaho, and will take questions from the audience.  Please share the Facebook event here.

WHY PODCASTING SUCKS & WHY WE STILL LOVE IT: Thursday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. at the Owyhee Ballroom (1109 W Main St., Boise, ID 83702). Podcasts are sexy. At least, it’s sexy to start a podcast. But what does it take to sustain a podcast? What are the pitfalls that come with the medium, and how can fledgling podcasters avoid them? Join us for a panel discussion featuring You Know the Place and Wanna Know Idaho, along with an indie podcaster and an industry expert. Please share the Facebook event here. 

BIG STORIES OF THE MODERN WEST: Friday, March 22, 1:30 p.m. at The Owyhee Ballroom (1109 W Main St., Boise, ID 83702). Boise State Public Radio’s Mountain West News Bureau brings you stories from all across the region. We report on public lands, the environment, growth and western culture – and how these issues impact YOU. Now, we’re bringing your stories to the stage. Reporters Amanda Peacher and Nate Hegyi will share the stage with their editor Kate ConcannonPlease share the Facebook event here. 

Questions? Email Frankie Barnhill: frankiebarnhill@boisestate.edu