Brittany Jean returning for free Christmas concert

  In 2020, after learning of and then dealing with the loss of her performance schedule for the rest of that year, including a show at The Pearl Theater in Bonners Ferry, Brittany Jean turned her focus to creating her first-ever Christmas album, hoping that it would be ready for Christmas 2021. Brittany is thrilled to announce that “Wintertide” is now available on her website, bjeanmusic.com, and she’s equally pleased to announce that...

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Hardwood Heart playing post-Thanksgiving show

Missoula’s Hardwood Heart will grace the stage at the Pearl Theater in Bonners Ferry at 7 p.m. Friday, November 26, and while it’s a new band, it features two former members of Pearl favorites, the Dodgy Mountain Men. Hardwood Heart was born out of compulsion – a desire for guitarist Josh Clinger and mandolin player Jed Nussbaum, formerly of the Dodgy Mountain Men, to keep as musically active and exploratory as possible. What started as two...

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Paul Rawling’s ‘Swan Song” bringing new yet familiar faces

The Pearl Theater stage will come alive again with the premier performance October 29 of Bonners Ferry’s playwright emeritus Paul Rawlings latest production, “Swan Song,” a comedy/drama dealing with mortality, of finding peace in the face of adversity. The production brings 11 local actors to the stage, about half of whom are experienced and half making either their first appearance on stage, such as Cal Russell, owner of Boundary Tractor, or their...

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Auditions near for Revak mystery

Auditions for the family-friendly mystery play, “Jingle,” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, and from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. Written and directed by Becky Revak, the play will premier on the Pearl stage in September. Roles needing filled include a 10- to 12-year-old girl and boy, two women and one man in their late 20s to early 30s, a 45- to 60-year-old woman and two 35-plus year old...

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Oklahoma Jr. debuts tonight

Provident Theater, a new community theater group, is putting on “Oklahoma Jr.,” the Roger and Hammerstein musical at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 27-29, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at the Pearl Theater, 7160 Ash Street, Bonners Ferry. Featuring a cast of 32 local youth and adults, “Oklahoma Jr.” is an author-approved condensed version of the timeless “Oklahoma,” the first collaboration of famed partners Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Set in...

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Pearl fundraiser, comedy show a bell-ringing success

[Show thumbnails] At 1 p.m. Thursday, May 6, the bell began pealing at the Pearl Theater, prompting neighbors to grumble and signaling the start of a day of giving. By 6 p.m., when the doors opened for The Pearl’s first in-person show in a year, nearly a dozen people had stopped by to ask about the ringing, renew their memberships, make a donation to the Pearl Theater, or take a tour of the historic Pearl Theater, a 137 year old Bonners Ferry treasure. The day...

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