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What a Feeling

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 9-10


Ah, the '80s--the decade of excess when it seemed not only rational to wear fabrics created in a chemistry lab and colored in shades that never appeared in nature, but you were considered a total dweeb if you didn't.

But any decade that could produce shoulder pads, giant hair, jelly bracelets and stirrup pants is a goldmine when it comes to entertainment value.

The lovely ladies of LipsInc--Idaho's first professional female impersonation troupe--are jumping on that Trans Am and racing it all the way to the mall with The '80s show, running for two nights at The Balcony Club in Boise Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturday, Aug. 10.

Besides wild comedy and a damn good time, it's a sure bet you'll find an absurd amount of neon-colored clothing and AquaNet-supported hairstyles, as well as a soundtrack that can't help but make you want to reach for a New Coke. Guest performer Dizzy Skyscraper is like the Pop Rocks in that Coke.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. each night for those age 21 and older, and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. And since a LipsInc show is always an occasion, it's never a bad idea to make reservations by calling 208-368-0405. Admission costs $20.