Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter has officially proclaimed March as Arts and Culture Month in Idaho. The proclamation serves as a call for residents and visitors to explore and participate in the many multi-faceted arts and culture events throughout the Gem State. Read the Governor's full proclamation here.

Performances, exhibitions, classes and concerts are taking place across the state. See what's happening near you.

  • Northern Idaho

    • Coeur d'Alene

      Public Arts Brochure Explore Coeur d'Alene's public art.

      Young Artist Winners Concert (March 14 & 15) The seven winners of the Coeur d'Alene Symphony's National Young Artist Competition will perform on stage with the Symphony musicians. These talented young musicians come from all over the United States--the repertoire will amaze and entertain you!

      Music Walk (March 28) The streets of downtown Coeur d'Alene will ring with live musical performances from local favorites. The events take place at restaurants and galleries throughout the downtown core.

      The Great American Trailer Park Musical (March 28-April 6) The Armadillo Acres Trailer Park just became a whole lot more interesting! A stripper on the run, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco and doublewides all put to song. It's not your traditional musical. "This Side of the Tracks," "Road Kill," and "The Buck Stops Here"... you just might find a new favorite show tune! Plays at the Lake City Playhouse.

    • Sandpoint

      Missoula Children's Theater's "The Secret Garden" (March 1) The Pend Oreille Arts Council welcomes back the Missoula Children's Theatre for another splendid production featuring their talented young actors. "The Secret Garden," an original MCT rendition, is a joyful retelling of a story of hope and celebration and all good things in life.

      "The Follies"(March 7 & 8) Angels Over Sandpoint presents their annual adult variety show, "The Follies," in the Panida Theater. Get ready for a wild 'n crazy evening--it's raunchy, it's rude -- but it's great fun and raises money for local nonprofits! Not for the easily offended; must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets always sell out, so be sure to purchase well in advance!

      POAC's Student Art Exhibit (March 18 - April 11) Pend Oreille Arts Council - Student Art Exhibit is an annual event where local high school students learn what it takes to display their artwork in a real gallery setting. From matting and framing their original works, to appropriate placement in the gallery for optimun visual impact, to forming an 'artist biography' to give the viewers a great understanding of the artist's background and vision for their piece, these teenagers learn the necessary steps to success.

      Classical Treats (March 16) "Classical Treats", brought to you by the Music Conservatory of Sandpoint. Delight to the serenades of featured soloists, the Youth Orchestra and Children's Choir. 4pm at the First Lutheran Church on Olive St. This event is a fundraiser to sponsor the Young Artist Exchange Program, suggested donation at the door.

    • Post Falls

      "Painting Churches" by Tina Howe - Directed by Heath Bingman (March 6-9 and March 13-16) Gardner and Fanny Church are preparing to move out of their Beacon Hill house to their summer cottage on Cape Cod. Gardner, once a famous poet, now is retired. He slips in and out of senility as his wife Fanny valiantly tries to keep them both afloat. Starring Ron Ford, Gail Cory Bets and Kat Heath.
  • North Central Idaho


      Lunafest - Films for women, by women (March 22) Lunafest is a national film festival that showcases original short films by, for, and about women. Admission for the films are $3 in advance and $8 at the door. Films begin at 7:30 p.m.

      Native American Awareness Week (March 17-21) For the past 26 years, each spring semester, Lewis-Clark State College hosts Native American Awareness Week. Activities begin Tuesday with a mini powwow. Area 4th grade classes are invited. Wednesday and Thursday feature speakers addressing subjects such as tribal sovereignty, health issues, and Indian education. On Thursday evening there is a friendship banquet. The week ends with a powwow on Friday evening.


      38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project (Feb. 19 - April 6) Bring the wild to life indoors. The University of Idaho's Prichard Art Gallery will feature the exhibit "38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project." The exhibit will run Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Sunday, April 6, with a reception held on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. The reception is co-hosted by the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and the Moscow Chamber of Commerce.

      Moscow Mardi Gras Kid Performances (March 1) Moscow Mardi Gras celebrates the spirit of the Palouse -- giving to others while having a good time. All proceeds from the event go to local youth groups. Kids Mardi Gras starts at 12:00 p.m.

      University of Idaho Choirs (March 2) Join the fun as the Men's Chorus, University Chorus, Vandaleers and the Women's Chorus perform together.

      Author Diane Raptosh reads from her book "American Amnesiac" (March 12) 7:30pm, BookPeople of Moscow - The Eyck-Berringer Endowed Chair in English at The College of Idaho, Diane Raptosh, was the 2013 Poet Laureate of Boise and is the current Idaho Writer in Residence.

  • Southwest Idaho


      Boise Art Museum - Modern and Contemporary Ceramics: Anita Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection (Feb 22 - OCt. 5) In celebration of Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo's impressive collection and significant contributions, The Museum proudly presents a full-scale exhibition highlighting their collection and gifts.

      Boise Art Museum Current Exhibits Throughout March
      Anna Fidler: Vampires and Wolf Men - on display through May 25.
      Night Hunter and Night Hunter House - A film and sculptural installation by Stacey Steers on display through June 8.
      2013 Idaho Triennial - on display through April 27.

      Hometown Teams (March 1-April 12) Baseball and football, soccer and volleyball, rodeo and roller derby. Few aspects of American culture so colorfully and passionately celebrate the American experience as our devotion to sports. Through artifacts, photos, and video, Hometown Teams investigates how watching and participating in sports shapes our community, our state, and our national character.

      Boise Contemporary Theater - "The Storm in the Barn" (March 2) Part of The BCT Children's Reading Series. For tickets and more information go to

      Let's Talk About it - The Unexpected Universe (March 4) Tuesday, 6:30pm, March 4, Ada Community Library Victory Branch, 10664 W. Victory Rd. The beginning of a series on the humanity of science and technology. Future discussions include: March 18 - Born in Africa, April 8 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Aprill 22 - The Shallows, May 6 - Animals in Translation.

      Boise Bizarre (March 4) Tuesday 7:00pm, March 4, Boise Public Library Cole & Ustick Branch, 7557 W. Ustick Rd. In The Orchid Thief, Susan Orlean presents a great many eccentricities as she follows the main story. Boise has a number of its own. Learn some odd facts about our home town as Boise State University professor and author Todd Shallat presents an eclectic mix of Boise-related lore.

      "Hello Dolly!" (March 4-6) "Hello Dolly!", the Tony-award-winning musical that has been entertaining audiences for the last 50 years, will be hitting the Morrison Center at Boise State starring Sally Struthers, as a part of the "Broadway in Boise" series.

      First Thursday (March 6) There are multiple events happening in Downtown Boise on First Thursday this month. Visit the website to see what there going on with art, music, dining, shopping and tasting.

      "Reflexivity" Spring Concert by the Balance Dance Company (March 6, 7 & 8) Founded in 1997, Balance Dance Company is a contemporary training company based in Boise, Idaho. We empower dancers and train them for the demands of a dance career in the 21st century.

      MFA Thesis Exhibition: Luz Camarena and Teysha Vinson (March 7-21) MFA Thesis Exhibition: Luz Camarena and Teysha Vinson. Visual Arts Center - Gallery 2 (Hemingway Center) at Boise State University, Opening reception: Friday, March 7, 6-8pm, Exhibition continues through March 21.

      BSU - Orchestra concert (March 9) Orchestra concert by the Boise State Music Department.

      BSU - Adaptation Screening with Michael Hoffman (March 10) 7:00pm, BSU Special Events Center, 1880 W. University Dr. Adapting a book for a movie can be as difficult as writing the original book. Charlie Kaufman's tragicomic tribulations while adapting The Orchid Thief are sublimely presented in director Spike Jonze's film, Adaptation, starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep. The screening will be introduced by the brilliant director and screenwriter Michael Hoffman, who adapted and directed The Last Station, starring Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer and Paul Giamatti. Offered in partnership with Boise International Student Video Festival - see

      Boise Philharmonic - Casual Classics (March 15) 11a.m., Cathedral of the Rockies. Czech Romance, Alexander Schimpf piano; Boise Philharmonic String Quartet

      Trey McIntyre Project Spring Performance (March 15) Their final performance in Boise, TMP will perform their hit "Mercury Half-Life," set to the music of Queen, as well as the world premiere of their new ballet "The Vinegar Works: Four Dances of Moral Instruction," inspired by Edward Gorey.

      BSU - Choral concert (March 16) Choral music concert by the Boise State Music Department.

      Treefort Music Fest (March 19-23) In its third year, the wildly successful Treefort Music Fest will feature almost 300 bands (nearly one-third are from Idaho!) performing across multiple stages throughout downtown Boise. In addition to the main event, other coinciding events include Storyfort (literary arts), Hackfort (technology), Yogafort (yoga & pilates) and Alefort (beer).

      Storyfort (March 20-23) More information coming soon! Visit the website.

      BAM Teen Night: Meet an Idaho Triennial Artist (March 20-23) 13-19 year olds are invited to drop-in between 5 and 8 p.m. Teens enjoy free admission to BAM as well as music, food, and a studio art activity related to BAM's exhibitions. Special opportunity in March! Meet 2013 Idaho Triennial Artist Pamela DeTuncq.

      Shop Talk: Historic Downtown Walking Tour (March 20-23) Explore Boise's historic downtown through a ten block tour and discover how Boise has changed and grown over the last 151 years. Tours are available on a first come first serve basis, and are limited to 25 people per tour.

      Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade (March 21-22) With the sensuous and seductive melodies of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, the Boise Philharmonic dedicates this concert to the violin. Concertmaster Geoffrey Trabichoff will enchant concert-goers as the violin voice of Scheherazade, the beautiful Persian princess who saves herself from certain death by spinning the One Thousand and One Tales of the Arabian Nights. Not to be missed is their guest artist and violin sensation, Chee-Yun, as she performs Felix Mendelssohn's much-loved masterpiece - his Violin Concerto in E Minor. One night at the Boise Morrison Center, one night at NNU's Brandt Center, in Nampa.

      New Voices (March 13, 14 & 16) Experience the creativity of the Ballet Idaho company dancers as they express themselves as choreographers. New choreography challenges dancers to regenerate themselves through new technical and expressive goals. Be a part of the audience in the intimate performance studio and be prepared for the unexpected. New Voices is an experience that puts you so close to the action you can almost touch it!

      BAM Family Art Saturday (March 19) Celebrate the 2013 Idaho Triennial by making artwork with Triennial artist Kirsten Furlong. Children accompanied by their adult friends are invited to drop in any time between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on the last Saturday of the month for a hands-on art workshop. This program is recommended for children ages 12 and under, accompanied by an adult.


      Visiting Artist Series - CWI (March 13) 6-7pm in the Academic Building, Room 206, Art Studio, College of Western Idaho Nampa Campus. Visiting Artist: Gina Rymarcsuk-Grey will present her works in photography and digital media. Also plan to attend a free workshop on March 14 & 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Workshop enrollment is limited. Please RSVP to reserve your spot:

      Idaho Cutting Horse Association Spring Aged Event (March 19-23) The Idaho Cutting Horse Association will host its Spring Aged event at the Idaho Horse Park--the perfect event to learn more about Idaho's great western roots and see some great cutting horse action.

      A Little Princess (March 28 and 29) DreamWeaver Musical Theatre is excited to present that adapation of Francis Hodgson Burnett's Story "Sara Crew" through the musical, "A Little Princess". This engaging musical adaptation of the classic novel tells of the troubles of a wealthy young girl, Sara Crewe, who is sent to an oppressive London boarding school during her father's campaign in India. DreamWeaver Musical Theatre prides itself in professional quality musical theatre by area youth. Show tickets are $10 (adult 18 plus), $7 (Students 7-17) and seniors and $5 for children ages 3-6.


      Caldwell Fine Arts - Boise Baroque Orchestra (March 7) Thrill to music that has endured for centuries, played by some of the Treasure Valley's most accomplished musicians. See Renaud Boucher Browning on double bass in March.

      Alexander Schimpf Performance (March 18) After bringing enthusiastic European audiences to their feet, Alexander Schimpf became the first German to win the coveted 2011 Cleveland International Piano Competition. His talent combined with the acoustics of Jewett Auditorium at the College of Idaho will create a truly memorable experience.


      Second Sunday Sounds at Six Concert (March 9) As the name reflects, this is a series of free monthly concerts held monthly on the second Sunday at 6PM at the Congregational Church. These performances are funded by the McCall Community Congregational Church (UCC), McCall Music Society, Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as donations from private patrons. The March 9 performance will feature Dr. David Trumbull on the trumpet and Dr. Jill Schneider at the organ, both guest artists from Washington State University.

      Musical March (Every Saturday in March) Head to the lodge at Brundage Mountain from 2-5pm for a little apres-ski entertainment. Each week a live musical act will be on hand to entertain skiiers, snowboarders and lodge-bunnies, alike!


      Garden Valley Center for the Arts - All Kids Show (March 1-31) Opening reception on March 1 - Our March gallery show is the All Kids Show featuring all of Boise county grades 5-12. Thirty pieces of matted and framed one dimensional artwork will be for sale along with many three dimensional pieces.

      Lecture by Gail Chumbley of Point Rider Publishing (March 22) Lecture by Gail Chumbley of Point Rider Publishing in our gallery in Crouch. She is the past recipient of the Idaho Preserve America Award and the 2010 Idaho Humanities Council Teacher of the Year. She will discuss part one of her two volume book, River of January which recounts the extraordinary lives of her father-in-law Chum Chumbley and his wife, Helen.

      Mountain Home

      Okaidja and Shokoto (March 14) Okaidja takes his audiences on a journey to revisit the African Diaspora through traditional music, dance and folklore. The spirited performance preserves cultural and historical traditions and promotes cross-culutral understanding by examining the influence of West African culture on the Americas.


      The Pony Expresso or The Villian Came to a Grinding Halt! (March 7,9,11,14, & 15) The Illustrious Onionskin Players are once again putting on one of their amazing melodramas at the historical Star Theater in Weiser.

  • South Central Idaho

      Twin Falls

      CSI Lecture Series presents Loung Ung (March 6) 7:00pm in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium - Lecture by Loung Ung, Cambodian genocide survivor and noted author. Free of charge. More information on the website.

      CSI Hal Galper Trio (March 6) 7:30pm in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Recital Hall - With over 82 recordings to his credit, 20 as a leader in his own right, pianist, composer, publisher, educator, author and touring artist, Hal Galper is best known for his work with Chet Baker, Connonball Adderley, John Scofield and the Phil Woods Quintet. Hal Galper's music displays some of the best qualities of mainstream jazz. Admission is free.

      "Three Women: Celebrating the Generations" (March 14-31) The Magic Valley Arts Council proudly hosts "Three Women: Celebrating the Generations" at the Full Moon Gallery, located at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts. The exhibit features new works by Full Moon Gallery artists and featured artists Gloria Hann and Colletta Poynter and Poynter's 14-year old photographer granddaughter Shaneal Edwards. Open House is the evening of March 14. Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. The exhibit is free.

      "Shrek the Musical" (March 13-16) 7:30pm (and 2pm matinees on Sat/Sun) in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium - Shrek the Musical features music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire. This year's musical, directed by Lori Henson, is sure to be a hit with audience members both young and old! Tickets are $10 and will be available at Kurt's Pharmacy and Hallmark, CSI box office, from any cast member or at the door.

      CSI Arts on Tour presents Keola and Moalani Beamer (March 20) 7:30pm in the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium. For over 30 years, Keola Beamer's artistry has helped breathe new life into slack key guitar music while remaining true to the soul of its deeply Hawaiian roots. Keola has become a Hawaiian music legend, having grown up in one of Hawai'i's most famous music families. His wife Moanalani Beamer joins him in performing hula and chants and playing traditional Hawaiian instruments. Tickets: $16/adults or $12/children high school and under.

      CSI Spring Jazz Collaboration (March 21) Together for 'One Night Only' (or until the mood strikes them to get together again!). Come enjoy the smooth sounds of the College of Southern Idaho Jazz Ensemble together with CSI's elite vocal group, the CSI Madrigal Ensemble, as they present an evening of jazz standards.

      "Organic Native" exhibit (Thru March 28) The surreal, organic and earthy exhibit features works by Valarie Everton “Vadi” and Jessica Larsen. The two artists showcase their incredible talents in uniquely similar yet distinctive ways. Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. The exhibit is free.

      "Whimsical: An Exhibit of Epic Appeal" (Thru March 29) This exhibit at the Full Moon Gallery features new works by fused-glass guest artist Robin Dober, owner of Hands On, and wood carvings by guest artist Glenn Carter whose carousel animals have been featured in the Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog and more than 3,000 animal inspired barstools featured in Rainforest Cafes. Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 am to 6 pm and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. The exhibit is free.

      Community Cinema Free Film Screening of "Medora" (March 26) 7 pm in the Sligar Auditorium. An open forum discussion moderated by Greg Lanting will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Community Cinema is a national documentary screening series that is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly screenings of documentary films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

  • Southeastern Idaho


      First Friday Art Walk (March 7) Join the art galleries and businesses in Old Town Pocatello for their First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy local, regional and national artists as they showcase their work. Find refreshments, live music and more along the way!

      "Opal" (March 21) "Opal" will be performed by the Idaho State Civic Symphony, and features Shandra Helman on the clarinet.

      "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (March 21-May 3) Set in 1850 Oregon Territory, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" is a hilarious musical comedy about love, family and the courage to follow your heart. A delight for all ages! Show is playing at the Mystique Performing Arts & Event Center in Pocatello.

      John Anderson and Tracy Lawrence: An Accoustical Evening (March 24) Country superstars John Anderson and Tracy Lawrence team up for an unforgettable acoustical evening. Performance at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.


      Quilt Show at the National Oregon/California Trail Center See beautiful quilts on display.

      Cold Creek Bluegrass Band (March 21) The popular Cold Creek Bluegrass Band will perform at the Oregon/California Trail Center. A show not to be missed!


      Josh DeWeese Reception (March 7) Join the Teton Arts Council as they welcome nationally acclaimed ceramicist Josh DeWeese for a reception of his show at the City Center Gallery and a free slide presentation. On March 8, Josh will be in the studio from 9-4 showing how he works his magic in clay.


      BYU Synthesis (March 8) Synthesis combines swing, blues, jazz, Latin, and fusion styles into a feast of jazz entertainment. Some of Brigham Young University's finest and most versatile musicians perform, arrange and compose for this award-winning ensemble. Performance held at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center.
  • Eastern Idaho

      Idaho Falls

      "Race to the End of the Earth" (Thru Sept 1) The Museum of Idaho is the fifth museum in the world to host "Race to the End of the Earth," an exhibition chronicling the epic journey of two competing teams in their quest to be the first to reach the South Pole. This is one of the most stirring tales of Antarctic exploration which captivated the world 100 years ago, and still resonates today.

      International Fly Fishing Film Festival (March 6) Taking place at the Colonial Theatre, this festival consists of short and feature length films produced by filmmakers from all corners of the globe, showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly-fishing. From enormous trout in the Rockies to following April Vokey in search of elusive Steelhead, the variety of films at this event are sure to peak the interest of all anglers.

      2014 Idaho Falls National Exhibition (March 8-May 31) One of the region's most anticipated exhibitions of local and national art, this exhibition at the Willard Arts Center always features a variety of works in many different mediums representing a broad survey of contemporary artistic practice.

      Viennese Classics (March 15) 7:30pm, Colonial Theater. Viennese Classics Tickets: $10-$32 Students half price. Lisa Smirnova, piano. Thomas Heuser, conductor. W.A. Mozart, Piano Concerto NO. 9, K271 "Jeunehomme" Haydn, Symphony No. 103 in E-flat, "Drumroll"

      "Five" (Thru March 22) "Five," the current exhibit at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. Contemporary artists David Jones, Nick Bontorno, Nathan Barnes, Cordell Taylor and Brandon Gunn captivate the imagination through paint, ink and metal.

      St. Anthony

      Arts in Education art exhibit "Meet the Artists" Opening Reception and Exhibit (March 7) 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arts In Education art exhibit "Meet the Artists" Opening Reception. March is National Arts Education Month. It is a month-long public celebration of the creative endeavors taking place in our schools and our community arts organizations. It is a way to show the community - as well as policy makers - how the arts are making a difference in education. To celebrate, the Idaho Art Lab in St. Anthony is hosting the annual Arts In Education art exhibit featuring K-12 artwork in our gallery. The exhibit runs March 7-26.

      Vern Russell Showcase during the Western Art Show "Meet the Artists" (March 28) 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Vern is known for his western themed paintings and is a sought after art instructor in eastern Idaho. This exhibit is in conjunction with the Western Art Show which celebrates the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering in St. Anthony (April 18 - 19). Artists from all over eastern Idaho will exhibit and sell their western themed art. Both exhibits run March 28 - April 30. The Opening Reception is free, family friendly with refreshments and live music.

      Lost Wax Casting Workshop (March 28) The Idaho Art Lab is offering a Lost Wax Casting workshop, taught by Michael Grayson. This is a three day, two week workshop. Casting molten metal is one of the oldest metal techniques dating back thousands of years. Learn how to work wax to create a ring, bead or small pendant. Your wax object will be cast in metal incorporating the lost wax casting technique. Cost: $150.00, wax & studio fee included. Ages: 12+ Don't forget, we have a Lapidary Lab. You can sculpt a piece for a stone to fit in after cutting and polishing the stone yourself!

  • Central Idaho


      "Creativity and Work" (Thru May 24) In 2011 and 2012, the staff at the popular professional networking site LinkedIn surveyed its members and found the number one word they used to describe themselves both years was "creative." We associate the word "creativity" with the arts. But obviously workers across the economic spectrum find that creativity is an essential part of what they do. This multidisciplinary project considers the connection between work and creativity and the impact of that connection on the American workplace through dance, theater, lectures, films and a visual arts exhibition.

      Mike Stilkey Exhibition (March 1-April 16) Gilman Contemporary is excited to welcome back Los Angeles native Mike Stilkey for his third solo exhibition--"While the Time is Slow"-- at the gallery. Stilkey's unique approach to painting includes using ink, acrylic, coffee, lacquer and colored pencil to create his paintings as well as using vintage book covers and pages as his canvas.

      David Requiro - Cello concert (March 13) Concert begins at 7:00pm at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood in Ketchum with a "Meet the Artist" opportunity at 6:15pm.

      Gallery Walk (March 14) Each year the Sun Valley Gallery Association hosts nine gallery walks (exhibition openings for all SVGA galleries), which are eagerly anticipated and free to the public. Take in thought-provoking exhibitions of newly installed art, enjoy wine, mingle with friends and often meet the artists.

      Le Vent du Nord Concert (March 22) One of Quebec's finest traditional and progressive folk groups, Le Vent du Nord goes from foot stomping dance tunes featuring fiddles, hurdy-gurdy, guitar, bouzouki, accordion and more, to haunting a cappella melodies without skipping a beat. Concert takes place at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.


      Pen, Pencil, Paper, Print (March 8-April 9) The Challis Arts Council is presenting: Pen, Pencil, Paper, Print, a show in their MadDog Gallery. March 8th - April 9. The show will open March 8th at 6pm. The artists will be present and refreshments will be served.

      Sun Valley

      The Family of Woman Film Festival (March 7-10) Taking place at the Opera House in Sun Valley, this event was launched seven years ago to bring attention to the work of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. This year, five films will be shown from the U.S., Jordan, Senegal, Brazil and Iran, each focusing on the theme of education and women.

      Sun Valley Film Festival (March 13-16) Only three years old and growing fast, this festival returns with over 60 curated new films, special children's programming, fabulous parties, engaging coffee talks with industry insiders, intimate filmmaker dinners, aprs ski gatherings, a screenwriters lab, a spectacular closing awards ceremony and more! An event that combines fantastic skiing with the best new indie films.


      Okaijda + Shokoto (March 18) Shokoto lives at the intersection of traditional culture and modern day society. The band's music is a dynamic fusion of traditional and contemporary African rhythms from Ghana, Brazil, Cuba, Peru and the deep south, and draws upon the diverse music of the African Diaspora. The exultant compositions, soulful vocals, and energetic dancing combine to create an exceptional experience that feeds your soul.