Upcoming Carr Gallery Sessions schedule announced

The Idaho Falls Arts Council recently announced the schedule for its second Carr Gallery Sessions series, which features performances by up-and-coming artists in a smaller, more intimate setting of the Carr Gallery at the Willard Arts Center.

Tickets are $35, and that includes a drink voucher. Presale tickets are available through Aug. 13 at 498 A St, by calling 208-522-0471 or online at https://bit.ly/2zqNuVf.

Here’s the lineup, with a description from the arts council.

Heidi Burson

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12

“Inspired by soul singers like Etta James and Aretha Franklin, coupled with her own experience and wit, Heidi Burson has a voice and style that is uniquely captivating.”

Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8

“Playing the trumpet and accordion, often at the same time, Jack Garton mixes everything from rockabilly to country, Cajun, and roots into his sound and high energy shows.”

The Sweet Remains

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7

“A true grassroots folk band made up of three talented singer-songwriters whose combined harmonies are breathtaking. Their lyrical songwriting appeals to fans of Jason Mraz, Ray Lamontagne, and more.”

Jig Jam

When: 7:30 p.m. March 7

“An award-winning quartet from the midlands of Ireland, Jig Jam blends the best of traditional Irish music with bluegrass and Americana to create a sound that is all their own.”

Art Museum to feature Visualizing Science exhibit

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho’s latest exhibit, “Visualizing Science,” opened last week and will run through Oct. 27 at 300 S. Capital Ave., in Idaho Falls.

The museum said seven interdisciplinary faculty teams from the University of Idaho comprised of artists, designers and scientists have collaborated “to create visual interpretations of scientific issues important to the state, region and world in this traveling exhibition.”

The museum is also featuring The Art of John H. Williams and the Museum Artists Group Shows through Sept. 8.

For more information, visit www.theartmuseum.org.

Lexi Walker to perform at BYU-Idaho in August

Teen singer Lexi Walker will perform at Brigham Young University-Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Hart Auditorium in Rexburg.

“Lexi performed last year in our annual Christmas concert, but we wanted to bring her back for her very own show,” Don Sparhawk, coordinator of the Center Stage Performing Arts Series, said in a BYU-Idaho news release. “At just 16 years old, she has a remarkable voice and lovely stage presence.”

Walker’s career has included performances with Kristen Chenoweth, The Piano Guys, and Lindsey Stirling. She has opened shows for international tenor sensation Alfie Boe, country mega star Clint Black, and Tony-award winning vocalist Idina Menzel.

Tickets for this Center Stage performance are $12 for the general public and $6 for BYU-Idaho students. They are available at byui.edu/tickets or the BYU-Idaho Ticket Office.

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