PHOTO BLOG: Planning the Pan

Last week I photographed back-to-back College of Southern Idaho basketball games. For anyone who has shot the same sport often, you can understand how tedious it can become. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll always choose a sporting event over most assignments because they are fun to cover, but several months of the same sport and you get a little worn out.

‘Free Solo’ screening in Ketchum Dec. 30

SUN VALLEY — As a kick off to its upcoming 2019 event, the Sun Valley Film Festival will hold a reception and special awards season screening of the highly acclaimed National Geographic Documentary Film’s, "FREE SOLO," on Dec. 30 at the Sun Valley Opera House for SVFF Patrons and invited festival friends.

Ketchum celebrates Warren Miller

KETCHUM — The community is invited to celebrate the original ski-film icon, Warren Miller, at a tribute party Thursday on Main Street — between Sun Valley Road and Second Street. The celebration will kick off the seventh annual Sun Valley Film Festival.

UPDATE: Magic Valley Cinema 13 expansion features reclining seats, beer and wine and ‘Imax-like’ auditorium

TWIN FALLS — Movie-goers in Twin Falls will have a different kind of experience once the Magic Valley Cinema 13 finishes a major upgrade and addition — as early as this year.

2017 Oscar-nominated short films screened on four evenings

KETCHUM — The Sun Valley Center for the Arts will screen the 2017 short films nominated for Academy Awards at 7 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 28 and March 1 at Magic Lantern Cinemas, 100 Second St., Ketchum. A short film is defined by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as an original motion picture with a running time of 40 minutes or less.

Herrett Center features ‘Legacy in Stone’

TWIN FALLS — The Herrett Center will host the public premiere of "Legacy In Stone: Discovering Ancient Flint-knapping in Idaho." Doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie showing at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Faulkner Planetarium, North College Road, Twin Falls. Seating is limited to 144 individuals.