Posts Tagged ‘ entertainment ’

Former Rexburg couple takes over renamed Palace Playhouse

Jan 25th, 2016 | By
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The Palace Playhouse, formerly known at the Mystique Performing Arts and Events Center, is located at 158 E. Chubbuck Road in Chubbuck.

By Amanda Beal Former Rexburg residents John and Trudy Bidwell have chosen to continue feeding their passion for theater by buying the theater previously known as the Mystique Performing Arts and Event Center. The theater, located in Chubbuck, has had its name changed to the Palace Playhouse, but owners and volunteers assure the public
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The Patriot Bull Run set for July 4 at Idaho Falls

Apr 28th, 2015 | By

By Kendra Evensen IDAHO FALLS — Those who have running with the bulls on their bucket list will have a chance to check off that goal this July — without even having to go to Spain. The Patriot Bull Run is modeled after the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, according to organizers, but
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Overachievers Under 40 event set April 22

Mar 25th, 2015 | By

By Vanessa Grieve The premiere Overachievers Under 40 Awards event to honor Southeast Idaho’s extraordinary young professionals is only one month away. The Idaho State Journal, Idaho Power and Southeast Idaho Business Journal are launching the new annual event to recognize young adults whose contributions go above and beyond normal expectations in the workplace
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Ramp Riot tickets go on sale Tuesday

Feb 9th, 2015 | By
Ramp Riot features two freestyle motocross jumps, a 40-foot BMX mega-ramp and a BMX triples course. The event is set at Holt Arena in Pocatello April 17-18.

BY MICHAEL H. O’DONNELL   POCATELLO — Tickets for the Ramp Riot coming to Idaho State University’s Holt Arena April 17 and 18 will go on sale Tuesday.   Event organizer and X Games gold medalist Colton Satterfield, of Pocatello, said he’s stuck to his goal of making the two days of thrilling BMX and
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Ex-Pocatellan gets his film shown at Sundance festival

Feb 3rd, 2015 | By

By Debbie Bryce For the Journal Former Pocatellan Lonzo Liggins has turned his early interest in films into an entry at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah and a film release by Redbox for national rentals. The film is “Stop Pepper Palmer” — a romantic comedy that keeps winning awards. It was named best comedy
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Carmike to give moviegoers new big screen in Chubbuck

Nov 12th, 2014 | By
Carmike Cinemas’ Pine Ridge 10 in Chubbuck is adding a BigD large-screen movie theater.

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By Sarah Glenn For the Journal CHUBBUCK –– In a community where a luxury movie theater with an extra-large screen isn’t currently available, Carmike Cinemas aims to change that status quo at its Pine Ridge 10 in Chubbuck. Contractors cordoned off part of the parking lot and broke ground Thursday for a 320-seat addition to
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Biggest Show in Idaho set June 28-July 5: Host of entertainment, activities slated for annual local event

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
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BY MICHELE TRUE For The Journal The hills of Pocatello (and Inkom) will soon come alive to the sound of music, fireworks bursting in air and the buzz of community enjoying a wide array of activities. With only a few weeks remaining until the kickoff of The Biggest Show in Idaho Music Festival and Extravaganza,
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HIGH SCHOOL RODEO ON ONE WILD RIDE: Finals rope in bigger and bigger crowds

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
RJ Cotant goes for a ride during Friday’s bull-riding event at the Idaho State High School Rodeo Finals. He got the wind knocked out of him, but the bullfighters and pickup men kept the bull away while he recovered. Find a photo gallery at

BY DEBBIE BRYCE For the Journal POCATELLO — Last year, 11,000 fans attended the Idaho High School Rodeo Finals in Pocatello and crowds during the first four days of the event this year promise to reach or exceed that number.   Tamera Code, former director of the Portneuf Greenway and a candidate for the Bannock
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STANDING ROOM ONLY Grays sell out hours before game time

Jun 7th, 2014 | By
   For the first time in over 20 years a semi-pro baseball team takes the field at Halliwell Park. The Pocatello Grays played the Hiram Hornets Friday night. SEE A PHOTO GALLERY AT IDAHOSTATEJOURNAL.COM  .

BY JIMMY HANCOCK   POCATELLO — Well before the first pitch was thrown a buzz filled the air at Halliwell Park as a crowd far beyond capacity awaited the start of the Gate City Grays home opener.   At 6:30 p.m., a full hour before game time, the main parking lot at Halliwell was already
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Mountain Brewers Beer Fest update

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

   IDAHO FALLS — The 20th annual Mountain Brewers Beer Fest will be June 7 at Sandy Downs race track, 6855 S. 15th E., Idaho Falls from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance sales, $30 day of the event, $5 designated drive. There will be an extra $1 charged per ticket for city
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