I realize that this question might be the result of a fundamental misunderstanding of how things work. So I apologize in advance if this is just me being a dope.
I am creating a webpage for a festival. On each page there is a left side menu bar with about 6 menus in it. I want that there most of the time, so that is good.
I've now created the ability for users to add events to the festival so others can see what's going on. I've created a content type called Event, added the fields I want to it and exposed it to registered users. I then create a table view and calendar view with all the events broken down by date/time with a few filters.
All that is working fine. The part I'm now struggling with is, I want all the menus on the left to go away, any time I am working with the events. Which means when I'm adding, editing, viewing the content, and when I'm viewing the Event views I want access to the entire width of the site, except for a small menu on the right with Add Event, View Events, View Calendar.
I thought a sub-theme would get me what I want, so I created a subtheme with the menus the way I want it and the page the way I want it. But I can't for the life of me figure out how to get the content to show in the sub-theme.
Any help would be appreciated. Please keep in mind I am very new to drupal so as much detail as you can go into would be appreciated.