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Boise, ID 83705
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Part of the Reel Theatre chain, this one in the city attracts fans who enjoy the best and hottest Hollywood action. Featuring films for all ages, the cinema’s six screens often play host to families and groups. True to its claim, the venue offers free popcorn and soda to patrons on Wednesdays, making it all the more popular.
Managed and owned by Prairie Dog Productions, The Alano is a theater in Boise that is known for hosting family oriented dramas. Some of the best live shows in Boise can be seen here. The theater has a prestigious reputation and is considered the best performing arts group in Boise.
The Taco Bell Arena is part of Boise State University. Referred to as the "Pavilion," the arena serves as a multi-purpose stadium that hosts events ranging from the circus to ice shows to concerts. It is also home to the Bronco Athletics, which comprises 17 games that compete for the Western Athletic Conference Division. The arena has a moveable curtain and can be transformed into an intimate concert hall or be completely drawn back to accommodate a sold-out show.
This university stadium looks like any other until you see the turf - it's blue! Located on the campus of Boise State University and home to the BSU Bronco Football Team, this popular stadium is also used by many other athletic teams. In the fall football dominates, but come spring nimble tracksters sprint around the track. In June the stadium becomes the focal point for local high school graduations. The 30,000-seat stadium was dedicated to Lyle Smith, a former BSU football coach with a history for winning teams.
Located next to Bronco Stadium on the Boise State University campus, the indoor Caven-Williams Sports complex features 78,000 square feet (7246 square meters) of space and turf made of artificial grass. The indoor stadium is primarily used for football and other sports.
Adjacent to the banks of the Boise River and located on the Boise State University campus, this entertainment center is one of Idaho's top civic theaters. The 2000-seat Main Hall, which has a 732-seat mezzanine level, features symphonies, ballets and choirs, as well as musical performers from Lyle Lovett to Weird Al Yankovic. The ceiling's impressive acoustical drapery provides incredible sound. For added intimacy, no seat is more than 131 feet from the stage.
The plays presented by this professional troupe of actors changes every season. However, customers are always guaranteed a great time at the Knock 'Em Dead Dinner Theatre. The dinner portion of the entertainment is completely catered and always delicious. The new Parkcentre location of the theater also means free and convenient parking. Past plays have included "One Special Gift" and "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." Check the website for upcoming events and shows.
This old log cabin perches next to the Boise River, a tiny presence under the shadow of the three-story Boise Public Library. The Cabin might be small, but its mission is large. Created to provide programming for readers and writers, the center has hosted well-known authors, such as Pam Houston and David Guterson. The last Friday of each month is set aside for Idaho authors including Kim Barnes, a Pulitzer Prize nominee. Local author's writings can also be found in the Log Cabin Store.
This independent and foreign film cinema, located near the Eighth Street Marketplace, is a perfect escape from the high-budgeted, predictable movies Hollywood often offers. Movie goers don't have to sneak their favorite beverages into the theater. Instead, try from the selection at Rick's Cafe American. The cinema also features a video rental area, where you can find rare and vintage films.
Rising from an old warehouse, this Boise Theater is home to several acting companies. The 25,000 square-foot facility seats about 230 people in a simple, brick wall-lined space. However, theatergoers will find plenty of color in the lobby decorations and, of course, on stage. Fulton Street Theater and Balance Dance Company call it home, while the Idaho Shakespeare Festival offers classes and houses its administrative offices here.
In a state that is better known for its rodeo than opera, this local opera company proves that it lives up to its classical roots. Whether performing Mozart, Puccini or local composers, performances by Opera Idaho always include both local and international talent. The Boise Philharmonic accompanies the Opera, making the performances talent-packed events. The Opera Idaho Children's Chorus also performs, often at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival outdoor amphitheater.
You'll find this bowling center just a short drive from Boise. In addition to 24 bowling lanes, there's also a full-service cafe and karaoke lounge open until 1a every night. The venue hosts open bowling, bowling leagues and birthday parties. Please check the website for additional details.