8 DAYS OUT BAR TRIVIA—$20 bar tab for ﬁrst place and $10 bar tab for second place. Play by yourself or in teams. 8 p.m. FREE. Shorty’s Saloon, 5467 Glenwood, Garden City, 208-322-6699.
THURSDAY MAY 27 Festivals & Events ANIME OASIS SAGA—With special guests: Johnny Yong Bosch, an English voice actor for Ichigo (Bleach), Lelouch (Code Geass), Vash (Trigun) and Adam, who plays Black Ranger in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers and Mari Iiijima, a Japanese voice actress known for Lynn Minmay (Macross). Anime Oasis also features $4,100 in cash prizes for the main costume contest, full-sized video arcade room and four days of non-stop anime-related events. See Picks, Page 22. Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight. $17-$43. The Grove Hotel, 245 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, 208-3338000.
POLE DANCING CLASSES—Learn to pole dance. $60. Ophidia Dance and Art Studio, 200 E. 37th St., No. 7, Garden City, 208-409-2403, www.myspace. com/danceophidia. PRACTICE AQUI—Spice up your bilingual aptitude during this weekly gathering. Designed for ages 13 and older. Attendees should have an understanding of English and Spanish. 6:30 p.m. FREE. Garden City Library, 6015 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208472-2940, www.gardencity.lili.org.
Art ROCK ART PERSPECTIVES: PICTOGRAPHS AND PETROGLYPHS—Opening of the historical museum’s summer exhibit, which presents images and text by artists and archaeologists specializing in rock art of the Southwest, the Great Basin and California. Featured artist Lillian Pitt will speak. See Picks, Page 22. 7 p.m. FREE. Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, Boise, 208-3342120, www.idahohistory.net.
created to explore the history, biology and evolution of dogs and their role in human society. This handson, interactive exhibit uses familiarity and love of these four-legged friends to explore science and biological concepts. Visitors can enter a “howling” area, guess what dogs are saying, test their noses against an extraordinary sense of smell and climb into an avalanche scene to see what it’s like to be saved by a search and rescue dog. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$7. Museum of Idaho, 200 N. Eastern Ave., Idaho Falls, 208-522-1400. www.museumoﬁdaho. org.
WOLF TO WOOF: THE STORY OF DOGS—“Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs” sniffs out the facts on dogs and explores what makes their relationship with humans so unique. This exhibit is the largest and most comprehensive traveling exhibition ever
On Stage CHAPTER TWO—A recent widower, writer George Schneider is encouraged by his younger brother, Leo, to start dating again, which sends George into even more depression after a series of bad matches. Then Leo ﬁnds Jennie Malone, a keeper. Still, it is a bumpy trip on the road to Dreamland for these not-so-young lovers. George and Jennie stumble on, overcoming both their hesitation on the rebound and emotional neediness. In a hilarious, farcical subplot, Leo has a ﬂing with Faye, Jennie’s dizzy and neurotic married friend. 8 p.m. $11 adult, $9 senior and student. Boise Little Theater, 100 E. Fort St., Boise, 208-342-5104, www.boiselittletheater.org.
Concerts EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CONCERT CHOIR—45person choir from Springﬁeld, Mo. The choir will perform classical, contemporary and gospel selections. 7 p.m. FREE. ParkCenter Assembly of God Church, 270 E. Pennsylvania St., Boise, 208-433-0201.
Food & Drink BOISE GREEN DRINKS—Eat, drink and be eco-friendly during a social gathering for anyone interested in environmental issues. 5:30 p.m. FREE. Bittercreek Ale House, 246 N. Eighth St., Boise, 208-345-1813, www.bittercreekalehouse.com. FOOD AND FILM—Put your mouth where your movie is. A monthly fundraiser featuring a three-course meal followed by a movie and discussion. Proceeds from the night go toward the growth and preservation of local foods. Held in the Red Feather cellar room. Last Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m. $25, includes a three-course meal, tvfcfoodfundraiser. eventbrite.com. Red Feather Lounge, 246 N. Eighth St., Boise, 208-429-6340. MAY MARTINI MONTH—Every Thursday night in May, dozens of local, participating restaurants/bars offer your favorite specialty martinis for just $5. Participating restaurants include Chandlers, Pair, Bardenay, Red Feather Lounge, Angell’s, Piper Pub and Boneﬁsh. Through May 27. Downtown Boise.
Workshops & Classes BUSINESS: PLAN IT, START IT, GROW IT—Fourweek Tuesday/Thursday course for those wanting to start or expand businesses. Topics include success planning, market planning, cash-ﬂow planning and operations plans. Immigrants, women, minorities, former military and “green” entrepreneurs encouraged to enroll. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for info. 5:30-7 p.m. $199. Alaska Building, 1020 Main St. FOOD SAFETY AWARENESS IN THE CHILD-CARE SETTING—Topics include hand washing and best practices in cooking, cooling, reheating and storing food. Open to the public. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $15. Central District Health Department, 707 N. Armstrong Place, 208-375-5211, www.cdhd.idaho.gov.
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