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At least the war on education is going well

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The dog days of summer are quickly coming to a close and kids are getting ready to head back to school. But as you'll see, some of our great educational institutions have a whole lot of "FAIL" going on before kids are even given any tests

 

 

DAILY PAGE

Monday, August 29, 2011

 

EVENTS

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic – starts Wed Ann Morrison park

Leon RussellKnitting Factory – August 31;  

Alive After Five – On the Grove – Wed. – Whitey Morgan and the 78’s

 

Great Garden Escape – Botanical Garden – Thursday – Come Together

 

Bronco’s and Bulldogs – Georgia Game Saturday

 

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

 

 Tops at the Box office

1.    The Help

2.    Colombiana

3.    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

4.    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

5.    Our Idiot Brother

Opening This Week

The Debt – Helen Mirren

 

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READER BOARD

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

1.     THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett

2.     SECOND SON, by Lee Child

3.     ONE DAY, by David Nicholls

 HARDCOVER NONFICTION -  A STOLEN LIFE, by Jaycee Dugard  Hardcover Advice & Misc.THE 17 DAY DIET, by Mike Moreno

Theatre

Shakespeare Festival

 

Starlight Mountain Theatre

 

ON TV    More on the TV Tonight link.

 

Environment

Treasure Valley Air Quality Condition

Moderate -AQI= 55   Mandatory Burn Ban

 SUNRISE  7:05             SUNSET 8:26

Yesterday’s Hi 100    Today’s 91

 CONCERTS   -                       Leon RussellKnitting Factory – August 31;  Lindsey Buckingham   Monday, September 12            Egyptian                      Kenny Loggins  - Sept. 7th  -Eagle River pavilion   ; IMAGINE: Remembering the Fab Four! – Sept 10- Morrison Center; B-52s – Sept 13 – ERP; Zac Brown Band A– 9.15- TBA; "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC - THE ALPOCALYPSE TOUR – Sept 16 – Morrison Center;; Boz Scaggs/Micheal McDonald Sept 18- Eagle River Pavilion                                    Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson together at Morrison Center Sept 26. BLUE MAN GROUP – Sept 30 Morrison Center ; Bill Cosby  Oct 8- Morrison Center              THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW  - Oct 9 – Morrison Center


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