NEW YORK — Most playwrights want their works to remain relevant for decades to come. Not Heidi Schreck, not with "What the Constitution Means to Me."
Day of the Dead crafts to be held at Healing Hands
'Hansel & Gretel' opera postponedThe Idaho Falls Opera Theatre is postponing the performances of its upcoming production of the opera “Hansel & Gretel” because of the concerns about large gatherings as a result of COVID-19. The opera was previously scheduled for April 3, 4 and 6 but …
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The first attempt of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965, led to police violence against peaceful African American demonstrators. The beatings, known as "Bloody Sunday," generated anger across the nation 55 years ago this month and prompted P…
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Artist call for installation at hot springs
The Idaho Falls Symphony and the Idaho Falls Youth Orchestra have canceled the remaining concerts and rehearsals for the season because of the coronavirus situation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters may be shuttered across the country but there is still newly released work of lurid and pulpy goodness from Brian De Palma.
“The Banker “ is an odd title for this film. It has the effect of underselling a fascinating story about a black business savant that was inspired by real events. In the 1950s and early 1960s, Bernard Garrett (Anthony Mackie) became a real estate mogul in Los Angeles and (eventually) the own…
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with a lengthy shutdown due the coronavirus pandemic, movie theaters are requesting relief from the U.S. government.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling. But Americans held captive at home by the coronavirus can turn to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming services, outliers in an entertainment indu…
Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel announces the rescheduling of the Tracy Byrd Concert, originally scheduled for March 15, 2020, the cancellation of the Bridal Show scheduled for March 28, 2020 and Painted Horse Buffet closure.
Winter jazz festival to be held at BYU-IdahoThere will be a winter jazz festival at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hart Auditorium, 96 E. 2nd S. in Rexburg. The festival will have jazz bands performing and competing. The main feature is set to be a professional jazz artist or group, which will be…
The Idaho Falls Symphony has indefinitely postponed its concert scheduled for Saturday and its “Evening of Chamber Music” set for Thursday over concerns for the coronavirus.
Fittingly, few films in recent memory arrive with a bigger target on its back than “The Hunt.” Our quick advice? Lower your weapons.
NEW YORK (AP) — The entertainment industry prepared Thursday for an unprecedented shutdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, canceling upcoming movies, suspending all Broadway performances and scuttling concert tours until it’s safe to welcome crowds back.
It might be too harsh to recommend practicing social distancing with the new Vin Diesel movie “Bloodshot,” but I wouldn’t want to shake its hand, either.
Ben Rector to play in Rexburg Singer and songwriter Ben Rector will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hart Auditorium, 96 E. 2nd South in Rexburg. Rector made it into the Top 20 Billboard 200 Chart, has sold 250,000-plus albums and has appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel.”
The Idaho Falls Symphony concert next week will feature music composed by and performed by women.
Actors Repertory Theatre of Idaho performs a comedy in the tradition of the Marx Brothers when it lampoons “the stuffy denizens of a private country club.”
For a revolutionary animation studio, Pixar has been surprisingly wary of advancing technology. The company may be at the forefront of digital animation, but for 25 years, its spiritual DNA has been decidedly nostalgic. It’s the old-school new school.
The American West is about as well-trod territory as there is in movies, but Kelly Reichardt keeps unearthing new treasures.
Runaway June set to play in Jackson, Wyo. All women country group Runaway June will perform at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m., today at the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, 25 N. Cache St. in Jackson, Wyo. Runaway June’s album “Blue Roses” was a top-five radio hit, and they just finished tou…
The music of two of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time face off at the Colonial Theater next week as two tribute bands present “Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown.”
Unraveling the dusted bandages of H.G. Wells’ classic 1897 science-fiction novel, writer-director Leigh Whannell has refashioned “The Invisible Man” as a bracingly modern #MeToo allegory that, despite its brutal craft, rings hollow.
Carlene Carter has stories to tell.
Pianist to perform in Pocatello Jeffrey Siegel, a successful pianist, is set to play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1601 Bartz Way in Pocatello. Siegel has previously performed with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and the London Symphony.
Called a “party for the eyes and ears,” “The SpongeBob Musical” Broadway show has been touring the country and will play at the Civic Center next month in all of its neon color.
There’s beauty to spare in the new screen adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” from its palatial country estates with their art-filled galleries and manicured lawns, to the exquisitely detailed costumes (those feathered bonnets!), to star Anya Taylor-Joy, whose porcelain skin and blonde ringl…
Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to?
The highly acclaimed progressive bluegrass band, Leftover Salmon, is scheduled for two nights in Victor next month.
Bryan Terrell Clark set to perform in RexburgSinger Bryan Terrell Clark will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Hart Auditorium in Rexburg. Clark is known for performing in popular Broadway musicals, such as “Hamilton.” He has also appeared on “Person of Interest,” among other TV shows.
The Barrus Concert Hall on the campus of Brigham Young University-Idaho will be the scene of straw boater hats when the school hosts its annual Barbershop Music Festival next week.
The foreign-language film remake has never been the most esteemed sort of Hollywood production, but the timing of “Downhill,” a remake of Ruben Östlund’s 2014 Swedish film “Force Majeure,” hasn’t done it any favors.
If the Hollywood mantra for making blockbusters is “faster, faster, faster,” then the creators of “Sonic the Hedgehog” have wisely ignored it.
Grammy-winning soprano to perform in Pocatello Jessica E. Jones, a Grammy-Award winning opera singer originally from Pocatello, will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1002 Sam Nixon Drive in Pocatello. The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will perform alongside her.
Bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers has had an interesting past few months. They performed with Boyz II Men in October 2019 and played on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Jan. 29.
The singing cowboy band from Jackson, Wyo., The Bar J Wranglers, will perform at Snake River Landing on Valentine’s Day.
There’s a scene early on in the new film “Gretel & Hansel” when the two title characters accidentally scarf down psychedelic mushrooms in a forest and it produces one very strong feeling in the audience: jealousy.
At one point in “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley Quinn suffer through a brutal interrogation.
ISU to hold annual dance concertAn annual dance concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the Black Box Theater at the Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1002 Sam Nixon Drive in Pocatello. The dance showcases unique choreography, and one of the performances will be a tap dance su…
The Idaho Falls Symphony’s annual Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Red Dress Concert will feature iconic movie and TV music by Danny Elfman the day after Valentine’s Day.
When you think of top-notch movie assassins, there’s a good chance you conjure up Samuel L. Jackson or Keanu Reeves or Matt Damon. You might not immediately think of Blake Lively. But now you should.
Free Family Day set at Art MuseumFamilies can come to a Free Family Day 11 a.m. Saturday at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls.
It’s a show positioning itself as the perfect Valentine’s Day date.
There’s been a lot of talk recently about so-called “dad movies,” partly sparked by the success of “Ford v Ferrari.” And when it comes to that driving flick, a new movie says, “Hold onto your Dockers.”
Guy Ritchie's honor-among-thieves meta-caper "The Gentlemen," with Matthew McConaughey, has all the tailored tweed suits and smoky atmosphere of a handsome scotch commercial. "The Gentlemen" might not be an ad, but Ritchie's film is most assuredly selling something.
It’s really not a good sign when a movie ends with a bold, shocking flourish and much of the audience can be heard muttering through the credits: “Wait, um ... WHAT?”
Rawhide N’ Rosin set to play in BlackfootRawhide N’ Rosin will perform 7 p.m., with doors opening 6:30 p.m., Saturday at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center, 870 S. Fisher St. in Blackfoot.
A taste of Broadway comes to Idaho Falls this month with the professionally produced “An American in Paris” set to play at the Civic Center for the Performing Arts.
NEW YORK (AP) — The lack of diversity and notable snubs in this year’s Oscar nominations left Tyler Perry annoyed, but he says it’s not worth getting upset because it’s a system that is not going to change.
The third edition of the “Bad Boys” franchise starts as it must do: With a gleaming Porsche swerving at impossible speeds through Miami traffic under the expert control of Will Smith, with Martin Lawrence growing very sick beside him.
Dr. Dolittle, who favored animals and shunned humans, was on to something.
Swing dance to be held in PocatelloThere will be a swing dance with music provided by Rail City Jazz at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Union Taproom, 230 W. Bonneville St. in Pocatello. Attendees can have a 30-minute swing-dancing lesson beginning at 7 p.m. and then participate in the live swing dan…
As the name implies, Rawhide N’ Rosin likes to play cowboy songs, but the group’s talents allow them to stray off the path a bit and add some swing, bluegrass and a touch of jazz.