Arts & music briefly

Riders in the Sky Courtesy Idaho State University

Chuck G Courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

Donations accepted for Off The Wall art sale

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho is accepting donations for its first Off The Wall art sale, which is scheduled for March at 300 S. Capital Ave.

Paintings, jewelry, art books, frames, prints, sculptures, art posters and more are being accepted and will be sold to raise money for the museum’s exhibits and educational programming.

Donations should be delivered to the museum from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 15 and 22, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 16-18 and March 23-24.

The sale is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 30 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31. For more information or to donate art for the event, call 208-524-7777.

Classic cowboy quartet to perform at ISU

Riders in the Sky, a classic cowboy quartet, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center as part of ISU’s “A Season of Note.”

Riders in The Sky have been touring and playing together for more than 40 years.

According to an ISU news release, in addition to being inducted into the Grand Ol’ Opry, Riders in The Sky are in the Western Music Association’s Hall of Fame, The Country Music Foundation’s Walkway of Stars and the Walk of Western Stars.

Along with two Grammy wins, Riders in The Sky have been the Western Music Association’s Entertainers of the Year six times and won Traditional Album of the Year multiple times.

Tickets are $26 for main seating and $22 for upper level sitting, and are available at the ISU Box Office in the Stephens Performing Arts Center (1102 Sam Nixon Dr.), by phone at 208-282-3595, online at or at Vickers Western Wear.

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‘The Irish Magic Guy’ to visit Idaho Falls

Chuck G “The Irish Magic Guy” will perform his unique show at 8 p.m. March 9 at The ARTitorium on Broadway’s MC Theater, 271 W. Broadway.

According to the Idaho Falls Arts Council website, Chuck G has performed his magic show for more than 20 years in the Los Angeles area after coming to the United States from the United Kingdom

“His style is friendly and inviting and his personality is warm with a touch of Irish charm. His array of comedy magic will have something for everyone, from the young to the young at heart, everything from escapes and mind reading to the classics of Magic and everything in between, all done with lots of audience participation,” the arts council website said.

Tickets are $12 and are available at

Events scheduled for downtown in March

The Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corp is hosting two events in March.

The first is “Paddy’s Day on the Park,” which is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 17 on Park Avenue between A Street and Broadway. The event will feature music, food and drinks.

The second is a search for the Easter Bunny, which is scheduled from noon to 3 p.m. March 31. Participants should begin at Civitan Plaza, where they will be given a map. Bunnies will be hidden at downtown shops. Once participants find all of the bunnies, they should go to WeeBee Toys, 492 Shoup Ave., to pick out a prize and meet the Easter Bunny.

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