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In Football We Trust

The Magic Valley Arts Council and Idaho Humanities Council host Independent Television Service’s Indie Lens Pop-Up Free Film Screening of In Football We Trust at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 20 in the Sligar Auditorium of the Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place, Twin Falls.
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In Football We Trust follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high-stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. The odds may be staked against them, but they’ll never stop fighting for a better future.

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The Magic Valley Arts Council and Full Moon Gallery proudly host the exhibitions Digital Impressions and Glorious Food?at the Twin Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. The exhibit Digital Impressions is a glimpse of the world through the lenses of photographers Bud Starr, Denny Thurston, Jan Mittleider and Jim Fort. Full Moon Gallery Artists explore the theme Glorious Food with Guest Artist Jason Lugo. Enjoy delightful conversation and fabulous food.

Travel and photography are Bud Starr’s inter-woven passions, offering the opportunity to recreate memories and share the world with others and create a sense of wonder. Starr lives in Twin Falls.

Jan Mittleider uses her talent to capture the magic in life’s “tiny moments” and the beauty in the otherwise over looked, such as her series “Doors of the World.” She and her husband, artist Leon Smith, live in Twin Falls.

Jim Fort is an award-winning professional photographer and 20 year owner of Addison Photography. His unique portraiture style has been described as ‘classic and timeless’. “Part of the magic is teaching people that their true beauty has been there all along,” Jim states. Fort lives in Twin Falls.

Denny Thurston specializes in photographing vehicles at night. His 40 years of professional experience allow his images to express interesting composition, artistic imagery and captivating lighting. The Meridian resident received an A.A., Fine Art from CSI.

As a teenager, Jason Lugo became interested in photography but soon became frustrated with film. Digital photography exploded his interest and launched a 15 year professional career in stock, commercial and editorial photography. Over 200,000 of his images can be found on and have been published in numerous magazines. Lugo lives in Twin Falls.

Full Moon Gallery Artists are Barbara Michener, Betsy Morishita, Bev Stone, Bud Starr, Connie Pepper, Corinne Slusser, Gerilyn Fuestel, Gloria Hann, Jan Mittleider, Joyce DeFord, Leon Smith, Neva Edwards, Paula Brown Sinclair, Paula Dodd, Rick Kuhn, Rosi Eckert, and Roy Mason.

For more information call 734-ARTS(2787) or visit

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The Magic Valley Arts Council will offer art classes for adults interested in learning to expand their creativity. All classes are taught by professional artists at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place. Class fees are $45 for Magic Valley Arts Council Members or $60 for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Class size is limited so register today!

January 30 Introduction to Scratch Art with Jenny Etches – Learn how to work with intriguing and interesting fine art form as Jenny helps you create a your dramatic image by focusing on the highlights. Time: 10 am -2 pm

February 12 Couples Only Watercolors with Paula Brown Sinclair – What could be better than creative time with you sweetheart? Paula takes away all your anxiety and shows you how to be the artist you’ve always been. Come ready for fun and leave amazed at what you can create! Materials are included Time: 10 am -2 pm

February 13 Terry’s Digital Photography Bootcamp: The Foundation – Discover a whole new way to taking photos with Terry Halbert’s 12 Basic Tips: Knowing your equipment to sharing your photography. Time: 9 am – noon?FEE: $30 for MVAC Members, $45 for non-members.

March 4 & 5 Terry’s Digital Photography Bootcamp: Your Next Step – Expand your knowledge with advanced information on exposure, composition and light, and much more Time: March 4, 6-9 pm; March 5, 9 am – 5 pm FEE: $125 for MVAC Members, $135 for non-members.

March 5 Beginner Still Life painting with Corinne Slusser – Corinne walks you through painting basics as you create your own still life composition. Materials are included Time: 10 am -2 pm

March 12 Watercolor Painting with Gloria Hann – Gloria takes you through watercolor basics as you appreciate the medium’s unique challenges and surprises. The class is also suited for older youth. Materials are included Time: 10 am -2 pm

May 13 8 Painting Between the Wines with Rosi Eckert – Delight in great food and beverage while you make new friends as Rosi helps you discover you truly are an artist. Materials are included Time: 10 am -2 pm

To register for classes stop by the Magic Valley Arts Council or call 734-ARTS (2787). The Magic Valley Arts Council is located at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 195 River Vista Place.


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