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BEST LOCAL BAND

BUILT TO SPILL builttospill.com

Not only did these iconic indie rockers release their seventh heart-melting album, There is No Enemy, this past fall, but they’ve also done a commendable job shining the national spotlight on local bands. For their summer and fall tours, BTS invited local acts like Fauxbois, Finn Riggins and RevoltRevolt to open for them in front of thousands of fans. Their awesomeness cup spilleth over. SECOND PLACE: HILLFOLK NOIR THIRD PLACE: PILOT ERROR

BEST LOCAL PUBLIC ART

TRAFFIC BOX MURALS

cityofboise.org/artsandhistory Aside from transportation department workers, few have given much thought to traffic control boxes. But Boise’s Department of Arts and Histor y enlisted artists like Jerms Lanningham, Pat Kilby, Amy Lunstrum and Erin Ruiz to give those ugly ducklings a makeover. SECOND PLACE: FREAK ALLEY THIRD PLACE: GROVE STREET ILLUMINATED, AMY WESTOVER

BEST LOCAL VENUE TO SEE A BAND

BEST LOCAL MUSICIAN

REBECCA SCOTT rebeccascott.us

R is for the run of Best Local Musician wins: seven years in a row, E is for excellent guitar skills, whether she’s playing fast or slow, B is for her beautiful voice, her mesmerizing croon, E is for her energy, a presence that makes listeners swoon, C is for her wealth of charm, and all her wit and grace, C is for her charity, she donates her time with a smile on her face, A is for our affection, we love her a lot. Put them all together and you get our Best Local Musician: Rebecca Scott. SECOND PLACE: CURTIS STIGERS THIRD PLACE: DOUG MARTSCH

BEST LOCAL SINGER KNITTING REBECCA SCOTT FACTORY rebeccascott.us CONCERT HOUSE R is for ... (see above)

416 Ninth St., 208-367-1212, bo.knittingfactory.com

SECOND PLACE: CURTIS STIGERS THIRD PLACE: THOMAS PAUL

Knitting Factory has nailed the formula for live music, and whatever pattern their factory uses, it works. SECOND PLACE: IDAHO BOTANICAL GARDEN THIRD PLACE: NEUROLUX

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Best of Boise 2010: Readers' Choices

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Best of Boise 2010: Readers' Choices