All posts by Kelsey Dayton

  • Judith Sloan brings immigrant youth stories to the stage.
    CULTURE MATTERS: Yo Miss tells many young stories

    JACKSON, WYO – “Yo, Miss.” That is how the students at the international high school where Judith Sloan works in Queens, N.Y., address her. One, who recently arrived from Ecuador, told her how he expected to meet...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • CULTURE MATTERS: The sound of Prevention

    JACKSON, WYO – Pioneering oncologist talks nutrition, alternative healing Cancer will touch one in three women and affect two out of every three men. Everyone is at risk for developing it, or at least will know someone...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • Modern dance company, Gallim, explores the mystery of boxes Photo TOM CARAVAGLIA
    CULTURE MATTERS: Dancing outside the box

    JACKSON, WYO – Have you ever thought of a cardboard box and how you would describe it? Andrea Miller did, and the more she thought about the box, the more interesting it became. Its weight is unknown...

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • The Last of the First Skiers
    HIGH ART: A ski hunting heritage

    JACKSON, WYO – For thousands of years the people living in the Altay Mountains of East-Central Asia have built their own skis. They are designed for the champagne powder of the mountains and to allow the maneuvering...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • Dancers’ Workshop’s rehearsal of ‘A Fragmented Fairy Tale’ features dancers in regalia rented from the Eugene Ballet. Photo: Zac Rosser
    CULTURE MATTERS: Dancers’ stage fractured fairy tales

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Most are familiar with the story of the “Princess and the Pea”: prince tries to find a bride by testing whether his suitors are real princesses by placing a pea beneath multiple mattresses,...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • White-tailed Sea Eagle by Staffan-Widstrand Photo: WILD WONDERS OF EUROPE
    HIGH ART: Mix’d Media gets Euro

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When people think of Europe, they usually think old buildings and museums, not wildlife. The National Museum of Wildlife Art’s current exhibit, “Wild Wonders of Europe,” aims to change that perception and people...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Red Horses
    HIGH ART: Return of Red Horses

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In 2007, artist September Vhay was in Seattle when she saw a sculpture of a horse by Deborah Butterfield. Vhay started drawing the sculpture. That loose drawing would lead to a series of...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Belbruno creates expressionist pieces inspired by the cosmos
    HIGH ART: Belbruno brings cosmos to canvas

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When artist Edward Belbruno looks at trees, he sees them as red. Rocks are phosphorescent green. “That’s how I see the world,” he said. And that is how he paints the world. Belbruno...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • CULTURE MATTERS: Strayed, found: ‘Wild’ author explores fear, beauty, growth

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In 1995, grieving the death of her mother, her marriage collapsing, Cheryl Strayed decided on a whim, without training or backpacking experience, to hike the 2,663-mile-long Pacific Crest Trail. She chronicled her journey...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • HIGH ART: Art Association celebrates 50 years with gala, after-party

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – It was the winter of “elk and crackers,” or so local legend says. Each winter people gathered in Georgie Morgan’s kitchen, creating art and making crafts to sell. Sometime in the 1950s, during a...

    • Posted October 1, 2013
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