The Egyptian Theatre

Monday, October 20th, 2014 Boise's oldest theatre, and home to Opera Idaho

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    Tuesday, October 21

    Patty Griffin

    presented by: IDAHO LIVE

    8PM - DOORS 7PM

    Opening:John Fullbright

    $40 ADV / $45 DOS ($4.00 PER TICKET ADMIN FEE)

    Patty Griffin’s seventh album, is her first album of mainly new material since Children Running Through in 2007. In between, she made the Grammy Award-winning Downtown Church (2010), her version of classic gospel (though it featured three original songs). She also became a member of Band of Joy, the group in which leader Robert Plant and his cohorts meld British and American folk, rock and spiritual music.

    American Kid, much of which Griffin says 'was written to honor my father,' returns to typical Patty Griffin territory, which is to say that it features a group of remarkably powerful, personal and unpredictable songs arranged and performed in a style that doesn’t entirely repeat anything she’s done on her previous albums while drawing on all of them. Yet Griffin’s catalog is among the most unified in modern popular music, because her singing is as unmistakable and inimitable as her songwriting.

    ABOUT JOHN FULLBRIGHT 'Fullbright synthesizes the best songcraft from his home state — [Jimmy] Webb, Leon Russell and, by default, Merle Haggard.… He’s got a tune called 'Forgotten Flowers,' a thoughtful country lament, that Tom Waits and Randy Newman could fight over.'— Thomas Conner, Chicago Sun-Times Fullbright's plainspoken approach is part of what’s fueled the young Oklahoman’s remarkable rise. It was just two years ago that Fullbright released his debut studio album, ‘From The Ground ’ to a swarm of critical acclaim. The LA Times called the record 'preternaturally self­assured,' while NPR hailed him as one of the 10 Artists You Should Have Known in 2012, saying 'it’s not every day a new artist...earns comparisons to great songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Randy Newman, but Fullbright’s music makes sense in such lofty company.' The Wall Street Journal crowned him as giving one of the year’s 10 best live performances, and the album also earned him the ASCAP Foundation’s Harold Adamson Lyric Award. If there was any doubt that his debut announced the arrival of a songwriting force to be reckoned with, it was put to rest when ‘From The Ground Up’ was nominated for Best Americana Album at the GRAMMY Awards, which placed Fullbright alongside some of the genre’s most iconic figures, including Bonnie Raitt.

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    Wednesday, October 29

    Pretty Faces - Story of a skier girl

    Film at 7:30pm

    Opening:DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm

    Tickets $12 advanced & $15 at the door

    Pretty Faces is a film celebrating women who thrive in the snow. The concept for the film was originated by professional big mountain skier and SheJumps co-founder, Lynsey Dyer with the objective of giving women and girls, young and old, a source of inspiration through a unique look at what is possible when boundaries are broken, dreams captured and friendships cultivated.

    In Lynsey’s words 'I wanted to give young girls something positive to look up to…I wanted to give them their Blizzard of Ahhs, Ski Movie or High Life, but done in a way that also shows the elegance, grace, community and style that is unique to women in the mountains. We are on a mission to make skiing and the outdoors look so fun that no girl will ever want to stay inside. Through this project, we want young girls to see positive, strong, and courageous women pursuing their passions and finding success. We want to show females everywhere: ‘if she can do it, so can I.’

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    Thursday, October 30

    Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror

    presented by: Capital City Kiwanis

    7PM

    Opening:DOORS OPEN AT 6PM

    Adults $14 / Seniors & Students w/ valid I.D.s $12 / Youth 12 and under $7

    1922 Silent Movie Classic NOSFERATU A Symphony of horror! Featuring Organist Sean Rogers!
    Door time is 6pm Event time is 7pm

    Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (or simply Nosferatu) is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok.

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