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Meet Storyfort Director and Boise State Graduate Christian Winn

Christian Winn, a 2003 graduate of Boise State’s MFA program in creative writing, has become both an unofficial and official Idaho ambassador of the literary arts since he left campus nearly two decades ago. Winn was one of the founding … (Read More) Meet Storyfort Director and Boise State Graduate Christian Winn

Get Ready for Idaho’s First Screendance Film Festival

Screendance, or “dance for camera,” is an art form that merges cinematography and choreography to create vibrant, often provocative short films. Dance is central, but camera movement, editing and sound – or the intentional absence of sound – all contribute to … (Read More) Get Ready for Idaho’s First Screendance Film Festival

School of the Arts Public Culture Initiative events, March 10-11 on the Boise State campus

Now in its fifth semester, the Public Culture Initiative is pleased to announce two campus and community film events upcoming on March 10 and 11 on the Boise State campus. Both evenings are free, open to the public, and start at 6 … (Read More) School of the Arts Public Culture Initiative events, March 10-11 on the Boise State campus

Alumna Meghan Kenny Shortlisted for Major Literary Award

Meghan Kenny is a finalist for a 2019 PEN American Literary Award in the “exceptional debut novel published in 2018” category for her novel “The Driest Season.” The novel, published by W. W. Norton and Co., is based on Kenny’s … (Read More) Alumna Meghan Kenny Shortlisted for Major Literary Award

Family of Woman Film Festival Documentaries Come to Campus

Film still from “The Bleeding Edge.” The 12th annual Family of Woman Film Festival, which strives to inspire conversation on issues facing women around the world, will present two free documentary film screenings at Boise State University. The festival will … (Read More) Family of Woman Film Festival Documentaries Come to Campus

Get Tickets Now for ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’

The Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing present “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” directed by Richard Klautsch and Hayden Pedersen with musical direction by Thomas Paul. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 14-17, … (Read More) Get Tickets Now for ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’

Idaho Dance Theatre Presents ‘Celebrate’

Dancer Marla Hansen, in a photo taken 30 years ago by Stan Sinclair. Idaho Dance Theatre’s (IDT) 30th anniversary performance, Celebrate, brings together an array of past and present dancers and all female choreographers, celebrating the power of women in … (Read More) Idaho Dance Theatre Presents ‘Celebrate’

Boise State’s Public Culture Initiative Welcomes Filmmaker William von Tagen

Fimmaker William von Tagen. William von Tagen’s visit to campus Nov. 3-6 will include opportunities for students as well as for the public. The filmmaker will visit film production and creative writing classes to speak informally with students about his … (Read More) Boise State’s Public Culture Initiative Welcomes Filmmaker William von Tagen

Boise State MFA Student Sells Second Novel to Simon & Schuster

Mary Pauline Lowry, a third-year fiction writing student in Boise State University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing program, recently sold her novel, “The Roxy Letters” to Simon & Schuster. Publication is set for the summer of 2020. … (Read More) Boise State MFA Student Sells Second Novel to Simon & Schuster

Grants Available for Faculty, Students Working on Film, Photography, Media Projects

The Boise State College of Arts and Sciences is getting the word out about two opportunities. First, Boise State University’s Idaho Film Collection and the Idaho Film Foundation are accepting applications from current Boise State students for grants to support … (Read More) Grants Available for Faculty, Students Working on Film, Photography, Media Projects