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February First Thursday

It's tonight! There's some really cool events this month. Here's what caught my eye:

  • Calle 75 is debuting Birria ramen & they have some v-day cocktails
  • See a rare show of Surel Mitchell’s artwork & celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Surel’s Place at Capitol Contemporary Gallery
  • SHIFT and keystone are having their biannual tag sale
  • Make a valentine at Meriwether Cider House
  • LED is having another Art on the Block party

See all First Thursday events here.

Photo by Ted Harmon @ted_the_capitalist

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Trying to buy your first home?

Meee too. And it's really confusing and the current market is discouraging. BUT on Tuesday night I had a life changing experience (lol) at an event called Hops n' Homes.

Every first Tuesday of the month, Hops & Homes meets at a local brewery for a *free* First Time Homebuyers class. It was truly amazing. I learned soo many things. I gained soo much hope lol. I asked all my stupid newbie questions with no shame and got explain-it-to-me-like-I'm-five answers. It was awesome, you guys. I highly recommend checking it out. You can find more info here. Oh and there's free beer/wine/water!

Credit Hops n' Homes

Sound Advice

Want to learn how to make a living in music in Boise? Check out this rad event, Sound Advice. It's a panel discussion on how Boise's growing music ecosystem and how people can involved and make a living. It's happening next Wednesday, Feb 9 at 7pm at Fort Builder Cowork space in Downtown Boise (217 S. 11th St). Open to all-ages and it's freeee.

Tunes & shows

Some fun shows this weekend. On Friday evening, Boise locals Hillfolk Noir (listen) are at Lost Grove and DJ Kyle Walker (listen) is throwing a dance party at Neurolux. On Saturday, Boise rock bands Black Bolt (listen), James Planewreck (listen), and Rodeo Screams (listen) are at Neurolux and locals Low-Fi (listen) are at Pengilly's. Sunday is a hawt show with Houndmouth (listen) at The Olympic. You know what they say, never miss a Sunday show!

I just did a big ol update to the live music calendar, which you can see at fromboise.com/shows.

See more upcoming shows at fromboise.com/shows.

Washed Out at El Korah last week. Photo by Connor Schumacher @cidigi_

Food finds & things to drink

  • Have you ever had Big K Homestyle Meals? They make tasty homestyle meals & specialize in BBQ. Check them out!
  • Also, have you been to Wasabi Sushi? I went last night & it was realllly good. And I'm a very picky sushi eater.
  • TONIGHT: Kin is having another Hot Noodz pop up! It's pretty frickin phenomenal so you should get it while you can.
  • Feb 4: Payette Brewing is having a Beer & Food Pairing with Queens Food Trailer. $30 gets you five courses.
  • Feb 4: Edge Pub on 10th is having a Grand Re-Opening from 5-9pm. Idk what a grand re-opening is really for... but there's food & drink specials and giveaways!
  • Feb 4-6: This weekend Telaya Wine Co is hosting a Fill Your Cellar Anniversary Flight night will all local wines.
  • Feb 6: Go down to Meriwether Cider (Garden City location) for Board Games & Brunch. Food, games, fun.
Credit Payette Brewing

Things to do

  • Feb 3: Calling all entrepreneurs! Idaho Entrepreneur Challenge is hosting a workshop on What's Your Unfair Advantage at 5pm. Perk: free food.
  • Feb 4: Artist Stuart Holland has new works on exhibit at Visual Arts Collective. It's free, 21+, and starts at 6pm.
  • Feb 4: Phish fans, Hollywood Market Yoga is having Phish Vinyasa Yoga at 7pm. Tix are $25.
  • Feb 4: Like fishing? Check out the Fly Fishing Film Tour at The Egyptian Theatre. There's two screenings at 4pm & 7pm.
  • Feb 4: Challenged Athletes Foundation is holding a Sled Hockey Clinic tomorrow at 1pm. If you or you know someone with a permanent physical disability that might want to try hockey, check it out!
  • Feb 4-5: Ballet Idaho's The Stories We Tell at The Morrison Center. The performance features four unique works that express the depth of expression dance provides. There's one performance each night, both start at 7:30pm. Tix range $39-$63.
  • Feb 5: Like to dance? Check out Zouk Body Movement Course with Christina Montoya at Sound in Motion. She's teaching a beginner-friendly class on Brazilian zouk dance. There's a few different tix prices.
  • Feb 5: One Stone is hosting its annual One Event, which is a fundraiser for the school and programs.
  • Feb 6: Tea & Tarot - The Lover Pat 1 is happening at 1pm at Lounge at the End of the Universe. There will be local vendors and artists, performers, Tarot readers, yoga flows, treats, and more. It's free & all ages!
  • Feb 6: She's A Woman Starring Miz Cracker is bringing a comedy + drag show to the Knitting Factory. Starts at 8pm at tix are $30-$45.
  • Feb 6: You're a quizzer, Harry. Spacebar is having Harry Potter Trivia on Sunday night at 7pm.
  • Feb 9: Next Wed The Cabin is hosting a conversation with musician and novelist Josh Ritter and novelist John Darnielle at The Morrison Center. Tix are $22.50-$40.50 and it starts at 8pm. Both in-person and online viewing available.

Just trust me...

...would you take the money??

Thanks for reading!

With love from Boise,

Marissa

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