Read more about the article Treefort performer and storyteller Katie Lotz reflects on the experiences that shape her work
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Treefort performer and storyteller Katie Lotz reflects on the experiences that shape her work

On the Treefort website, Katie Lotz’s bio reads, “Katie … enjoys writing relatively sad essays and performing relatively funny stand-up comedy.” Her reading at the undergrad student showcase at Storyfort…

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Read more about the article The evolution of Treefort: How the beloved local festival rallied Boise towards a cultural renaissance
A close-up of Emma Proulx's guitar while the band Men I Trust performs on the Main Stage of Treefort. Claire Keener | The Arbiter

The evolution of Treefort: How the beloved local festival rallied Boise towards a cultural renaissance

In March 2012, Treefort made its debut in Boise, Idaho, a community in recovery from an economic recession that skyrocketed the city’s unemployment rate and left small businesses scrambling to…

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Read more about the article Treefort’s nonprofit row connects festival-goers to advocacy and civic engagement
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Treefort’s nonprofit row connects festival-goers to advocacy and civic engagement

Nonprofit row is back at Treefort Music Festival this year with several organizations from the Boise area. With Treefort 10 right around the corner, the festival is gearing up to…

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Read more about the article Undergraduate students showcase creative writing at Storyfort, Treefort 2021
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Undergraduate students showcase creative writing at Storyfort, Treefort 2021

Storyfort — the storytelling program track at Boise’s Treefort Music Fest — hosted a creative writing showcase for Boise State undergraduate students on Friday, Sept. 24.  The event featured a…

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