“It’s the voices.” It’s Opera Idaho’s tagline. It refers, of course, to the glorious voices that make every performance memorable. On a deeper level, Opera Idaho gives some important points of view a chance to be heard. Alongside favorites from Puccini, Gilbert and Sullivan, Handel, and more, are works that challenge the very notion of what opera is and its relevance in today’s world.

This spring, Opera Idaho presented As One, a coming-of-age story about a transgender woman. This powerful work gave rise to a panel discussion focused on gender identity and social topics explored in the opera. Considering Matthew Shepard was a particularly prescient choice for Opera Idaho’s Critical Mass Vocal Artists during Pride Month. It was a moving musical…

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We are pleased to highlight the work of artist Sue Latta, our November 2019 artist of the month.

Sue Latta has been a working artist for over 20 years, and is currently an adjunct professor of art at Boise State University. She also owns and operates The Sculpture Studio, teaching a variety of 3-dimensional disciplines. Latta is tireless, prolific and accomplished in her art. A consummate craftsman, she works seamlessly across a variety of media, including photography, always pushing the boundaries.

Sodus Marina | Digital Photograph | 19×35″ | 2016

To learn more about Sue, and to view her work, visit her web site

In 2018 the Pettitt Group purchased this original piece of artwork as part of our Supporting the Arts initiative.…

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