Arts & music briefly

Artrageous Courtesy Artrageous

WindSync Courtesy BYU-Idaho

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

Artrageous coming to Blackfoot on Saturday

Artrageous, a combination of art, theater, music, singing, dancing, and audience interaction, will take the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

According to a Blackfoot PAC release, “Artrageous is a unique and indescribable visual journey laced with intricate choreography, exciting music, and a high energy ride of inspiration, creativity, and engagement. A signature of the Artrageous troupe is interaction and engagement with the audience.”

The release said the troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, icons and musical genres throughout the evening.

Tickets range from $10 to $20 and are available at, by calling 208-317-5508, or at the Music & Families store in Blackfoot. All seats are reserved.

For more information on Artrageous, visit

IF Symphony to perform ‘Symphony of Strings”

The Idaho Falls Symphony, under the direction of guest conductor Blake Richardson, returns to the Colonial Theater stage on Saturday for its performance titled “Symphony of Strings.”

A symphony release described the show this way.

“With the full complement of our Idaho Falls Symphony strings taking advantage of the rich acoustics of this historic theater, Blake and the strings will perform lush and heartfelt music by Gerald Finzi, Antonio Vivaldi, the romantic Serenade by Antonin Dvorák, plus lively operatic music from Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi — a composer celebrating his 450th anniversary year.”

The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at

WindSync wind ensemble to perform at BYU-Idaho

WindSync, an award-winning wind ensemble from Houston will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Barrus Concert Hall at BYU-Idaho in Rexburg.

According to a BYU-Idaho news release, “WindSync is internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music.”

The five-member ensemble features the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn.

The release said the group is committed to educational enrichment and promoting arts engagement through concerts dedicated to inspiring children, members of the community and audiences with disabilities. While at BYU-Idaho, the group will conduct a residency with university students.

Tickets are $12 for the general public ($6 for BYU-Idaho students), and are available at the BYU-Idaho ticket office, by calling 208-496-3170 or online at

National Theatre Live show set for Nov. 10

The performance of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” from The Old Vic Theatre in London will be broadcast to an Idaho Falls audience at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10.

The show is part of the Idaho Falls Arts Council’s National Theatre Live schedule at the ARTitorium on Broadway, 271 W. Broadway.

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” features Daniel Radcliffe (of Harry Potter fame), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) in Tom Stoppard’s situation comedy.

“Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage,” said an Arts Council release. “As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds.”

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $10 for students, and are available at