8 DAYS OUT On Stage
Odds & Ends
Talks & Lectures
DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE— Satire in which a woman answers the cell phone of a man who has just died and ﬁnds herself intertwined in his life. 2 p.m. $12-$15. Danny Peterson Theatre, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise, 208-426-3980.
PABST BINGO NIGHT—Play bingo for PBR, swag and other random stuff found at secondhand stores. $1 PBR, Oly or Rainier cans, or get a “ghetto bucket” (two of each) for $4. 7 p.m. FREE. Donnie Mac’s Trailer Park Cuisine, 1515 W. Grove St., Boise, 208-384-9008, www.donniemacgrub.com.
STACKING THE SUPREME COURT—Idaho Humanities Council speaker Marc Johnson. Johnson will present “Stacking the Supreme Court: FDR’s Biggest Political Blunder, and the Gravest Constitutional Crisis Since the Civil War.” 7 p.m. FREE. Library at Cole and Ustick, 7557 W. Ustick Road, 208-570-6900, www.boisepubliclibrary.com.
TUESDAY OCT. 5
Odds & Ends
MONDAY OCT. 4 On Stage KILLADELPHIA: MIXTAPE FOR A CITY—Debut theater production at the Linen Building. Writer/solo performer Sean Christopher Lewis tells the story of the real-life murder of teaching fellow Beau Zabel, featuring hip-hop, documentary techniques. 7:30 p.m. $10, $7 for students with ID. The Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St., Boise, 208-385-0111, www. thelinenbuilding.com.
Festivals & Events PERFORMANCE POETRY WORKSHOP AND POETRY SLAM OF STEEL AND HAIKU BATTLE— Part of The Idaho Loud Writers’ Program with guest poet Eirean Bradley of Portland, Ore. Includes a performance poetry workshop followed by an all-ages poetry slam. For more information, e-mail email@example.com. 6 p.m. FREE for workshop; $5 poetry slam, $1 with student ID, www.boisepoetry.com. Woman of Steel Gallery and Wine Bar, 3640 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City, 208-331-5632.
Sports & Fitness HOMECOMING TOILET BOWL— This one-day ﬂag football tournament is part of the festivities surrounding Boise State homecoming week. 3:30 p.m. FREE. Bronco Stadium, Boise State, 208-4261000, boisestate.edu.
SCARECROW STROLL—See Wednesday. $2-$4, IBG members and ages 5 and younger FREE. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, www.idahobotanicalgarden.org.
HWY. 95 SHOOTOUT BOISE STATE VS. UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO—Eighteen-hole golf tournament limited to the ﬁrst 25 two-person Boise State teams and the ﬁrst 25 two-person U of I teams. $125/team. Tee prizes, team trophy, gross/net payouts and bragging rights! Each player must have a current handicap. Call 208-853-4793 to secure your spot. 2 p.m. $125. Plantation Country Club, 6515 W. State St., Boise, 208-853-4793, www. plantationcc.com.
BOISE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY—The club meets the ﬁrst Tuesday and second Friday of the month. See website for more info. FREE, www.boiseastro.org. Discovery Center of Idaho, 131 Myrtle St., Boise, 208-343-9895.
WEDNESDAY OCT. 6 Festivals & Events LIQUID FORUM—Liquid Lounge and United Vision for Idaho host a discussion forum showcasing a different local nonproﬁt each month, along with a silent auction and local music. This month, there will be music from Rochelle Smith followed by a presentation from the Idaho Conservation League about a proposed mine above Garden Valley. 5-7:30 p.m. FREE. Liquid, 405 S. Eighth St., Boise, 208-287-5379, www. liquidboise.com.
On Stage KILLADELPHIA: MIXTAPE FOR A CITY—Debut theater production at the Linen Building. Writer/solo performer Sean Christopher Lewis tells the story of the real-life murder of teaching fellow Beau Zabel. 7:30 p.m. $10, $7 for students with ID. The Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St., 208-385-0111, www.thelinenbuilding.com.
EYESPY Real Dialogue from the naked city
On Stage KILLADELPHIA: MIXTAPE FOR A CITY—See Monday. 7:30 p.m. $10, $7 for students with ID. The Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St., Boise, 208-385-0111, www. thelinenbuilding.com. THE KRUMBLIN FOUNDATION PREVIEW—Satire in which a wealthy widow tries to start an arts foundation to transform her hometown into a cultural Mecca. 8 p.m. $10-$20. Boise Contemporary Theater, 854 Fulton St., Boise, 208-442-3232, www. bctheater.org.
Workshops & Classes COMMUNITY FORESTRY CLASSES—Certiﬁed arborists provide instruction on the care of green things in the class How to Select and Plant Trees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. 6 p.m. FREE. Boise Public Library, Hayes Auditorium, 715 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise, www. boisepubliclibrary.org.
Literature TIMOTHY EGAN BOOK SIGNING—Pulitzer Prize winning author will discuss and sign his critically acclaimed book “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America.” 6:30 p.m. FREE. Rose Room, 718 W. Idaho St., Boise, 208-381-0483, www. parklaneco.com/roseroom.
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