Wingtip Press founder Amy Nack, JUMP programs manager McCale Ashenbrener and artist Laurel MacDonald discuss the Dia de Muertos Steamroller Print Project with Idaho Matters on Thursday, August 30, 2018.
Boise Weekly film critic (and Boise State Public Radio announcer) George Prentice joins Idaho Matters to preview his annual pilgrimage to the Toronto International Film Festival, discuss the impact of net streaming on the film industry and what we can expect at the box office in the coming year.
The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic celebrates nearly 30 years of festive ballooning and family activities. More than 40 balloons will lift off from Ann Morrison Park beginning on Wednesday and Idaho Matters speaks with the event's founder about the allure of these lighter-than-air behemoths and what goes into learning to pilot one.
Cartoonist Luke Martin explains transforming his experiences as a new Idahoan into comics with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
Cartoonist Luke Martin made a name for himself by drawing comics about life in Chicago and later of his experiences as an American living in South Korea. The Illinois native recently moved to Meridian and he is chronicling his experiences as a new Idahoan in his comic strip "I'm New Here."
Musician Chuck Palmer describes the inspiration for his compositions with Idaho Matters on Monday, August 20, 2018.
NYC-based musician Chuck Palmer has a talent for taking a step back to just listen to what’s going on around him. From the beats of street noise to the hum of the natural world, he works with "found sound" in his music. The musician was recently profiled by Boise State Public Radio News. Palmer is teaching a listening workshop at Surel’s Place in Garden City, where he has been an artist-in-residence.
In today’s frenetic world, sometimes it’s hard to step back and just listen to what’s going on around you. From the beats of street noise to the hum of the natural world, it takes a certain kind of ear to hear music in everyday sounds.
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Preservation Idaho president Paula Benson, architectural historian Dan Everhart and Boise State Public Radio reporter Matt Guilhem discuss historic preservation with Idaho Matters on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
One Boise house faces possible demolition. Can the city change its future? And is a house safe if it's part of a National Register Historic District?
Producer Guy Hand jet boats into Idaho's River of No Return Wilderness with a team searching for remote and abandoned pioneer-era apple orchards. Then he goes in search of the pawpaw. The pawpaw is America's largest native fruit. Once loved by George Washington, it's now nearly forgotten and survives today largely thanks to backyard gardeners. Producer Guy Hand visits one of those gardeners.