Archive for June, 2014
Stories are central to the Modern Hotel. We tell the story of how the Modern came to exist each time a guest inquires about the pictures on the wall. Our story is planted deep in Idaho, in the rich history of the west, Basque boarding houses, sheep herding, immigration, the American dream and stories told around the campfire by pioneers.
Beginning this summer, the Modern Hotel and Boise Radio will host Modern Campfire Stories, produced by Christian Winn. Christian, who also produces Storyfort, the literary add-on to this year’s Treefort Music Fest, has invited writers from around Idaho to read their work. Original fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, screenplays and more will be offered from Boise’s rich literary community. On Monday nights throughout the summer and fall, you camp out around the fires in the courtyard of the Modern Hotel and hear the best writers Idaho has to offer.
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The First In-Room Film Festival: 39 Rooms
CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL DISCIPLINES FOR THE 8TH ANNUAL MODERN ART EVENT
Flashback to 1960
Campfire Stories at the Modern Hotel
Modern Art and the Boise Bicycle Project
Modern Art Countdown