Arts & music briefly

Socks in the Frying Pan Courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

District 91 students present ‘Singing in the Rain’

Idaho Falls School District 91’s annual district musical is scheduled for March 9-10 and March 12-13 at the Compass Academy auditorium.

This year the district will perform “Singing in the Rain,” and will feature students in grades seven through 12, approximately 110 in total. Students are involved in all aspects of the performance, from lights and sound to the orchestra to set design to stage manager.

The students are rehearsing daily leading up to opening night. The group will also perform a matinee March 7 for all sixth-graders in the district.

All shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults and are available at the District 91 main office, from any cast member or at the door.

Irish trio to perform at Colonial

The Irish trio Socks in the Frying Pan will take the Colonial Theater stage at 7:30 p.m. March 23.

The award-winning trio from County Clare, Ireland, features a mix of instrumental talent matched by harmonies and a witty stage presence.

“Celtic music is extremely popular in our area, and sometime that leads to the feeling that you’ve seen it all before, but Socks in the Frying Pan breathe new fun and life into traditional music,” Brandi Newton, Executive Director of the

Idaho Falls Arts Council, said in a news release.

Tickets are $20-35 and are available through the Idaho Falls Arts Council at 208-522-0471 or online at

Donations accepted for Off The Wall art sale

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is accepting donations for its first Off The Wall art sale, which is scheduled for late March at 300 S. Capital Ave.

Paintings, jewelry, art books, frames, prints, sculptures, art posters and more are being accepted and will be sold to raise money for the museum’s exhibits and educational programming.

Donations should be delivered to the museum from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 15 and 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 16-18 and March 23-24.

The sale is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 30 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31. For more information or to donate art for the event, call 208-524-7777.