The Sixth Annual Death Rattle Writers Festival

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Join in on the treasure valley’s raucous celebration of the literary arts! With sponsorship from the Idaho Commission of the Arts and the Idaho Humanities Council, alongside many generous local businesses*, the board of Death Rattle Writers Festival is pleased to announce the 6th annual Death Rattle Writers Festival, taking place in the heart of […]

Motelorcyclist Diaries

The Modern hosted travel writer Drew Beattie who, like all our favorite guests, has an unexpected passion. Beattie’s passion? Those icons of America’s late, great road-trip culture: the independently owned hotel.

Campfire Stories Sixth Season

A flame from a gas fire pit rises from the center of small reddish lave rocks contained within a large cast in place concrete firepit designed by Stack Rock Group in Boise, idaho.

Now in its sixth season, Campfire Stories began on the patio at The Modern and quickly became a sell-out favorite feature of summer in Boise. The event expanded and moved to Txikiteo last year; all 2019 Campfire Stories evenings take place on the patio at Txikiteo, with writers and storytellers from all genres telling tales loosely organized around a theme.

You Like Us…You Really Like Us!

Photo of someone holding a print edition of the Boise Weekly Best of Boise 2019. The blurb about Modern Hotel is shown on the right hand bottom corner, along with 2nd place Grove Hotel and 3rd place Riverside Hotel in Boise, Idaho.

Votes are tallied, and it’s official: for the tenth year in a row, Boise Weekly’s Best of Boise voters have named the Modern Boise’s Best Hotel —and this year a record 300,000 ballots were cast.

Joshy Soul returns to Boise

Joshy Soul, Treefort headliner is bringing their retro-infused soul-pop band back to Boise for a handful of intimate live music shows.

Joshy Soul, whose Treefort fans lined a full city block this past March, is bringing their retro-infused soul-pop band to the patio at Txikiteo, Wednesday, June 5th, from 7-8 p.m.

CAMP Modern & Burning Lamb at Treefort

Laid back, fun, and funky, Camp Modern is a great way to edge your way out onto a Treefort branch; or, if nice and easy’s not your thing, it’s a good place to keep the Treefort vibe going in between.