All posts by Kelsey Dayton

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    CREATIVE PEAKS: Heads Roll Out

    See Ai Weiwei’s famed work before its Oct. 11 departure When the Chinese government let dissident artist Ai Weiwei leave the country for Berlin this year, the art world and human rights activists took notice. For several...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • A 100-year  birthday party for the historic building housing Jackson Hole Playhouse happens Sunday night. (Photo: Jackson Hole Playhouse)
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Playhouse Plays 100

    Jackson’s first live theater gears up to celebrate its legacy building One hundred years ago Pap Deloney built a livery stable, blacksmith and buggy shop that would later become Jackson’s first automobile shop. It’d also go on...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • 150916CreativePeaks
    CREATIVE PEAKS: More Than A Feeling

    New work captures a love for adventure at the WonderSpot Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Wendell Field thinks back to his inceptive days in Jackson back in the early 1980s, he talks about his “misspent youth” and...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Artist Carrie Schwartz crafted collages using timeworn Encyclopedia Brittanicas for Jackson Rising, which illumes burgeoning local artists. The opening reception happens Friday at the Art Association.
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Fall Arts’ freshest

    Art Association features fledgling brilliance Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Don’t be embarrassed if you’re not familiar with the names of the artists showing in an exhibition at the Art Association during the Fall Arts Festival. In its...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • ‘Norris Web,’ by Scotty Craighead (left), and ‘Ode to Walt Revisited’ by Pamela Gibson both hang as part of Daly Projects’ new show debuting Thursday.
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Time and spaces

    Local artists dream up new views of their environments Scotty Craighead, like so many Jackson residents, regularly walks his dog along the Snake River dike. But for Craighead, the walk provides more than just exercise for his...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Affordable eats, live music and art displays make this farm to table event at Lockhart Ranch a unique culinary experience. (Credit: Lockhart Ranch)
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Ranch fete

    Food, art, music coalesce at Lockharts Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Every day hundreds of drivers zoom by an open field on Highway 89 without thinking twice. That expanse is part of the Lockhart Ranch, one of the...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • Dancers from the renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance company will move their lips along with their bodies to relay a compelling tale to audiences. (Credit: Paul B Goode)
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Storytelling dynamo

    When spoken word and dance combine Jackson Hole, Wyoming – About two years ago, one of the dancers of the  Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company asked one of its founders, Bill Jones, where his interests now...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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    CREATIVE PEAKS: Peace project

    Artist explores ancient Japanese symbolism in new show Jackson, WY – There is an ancient Japanese legend that says whoever folds 1,000 paper cranes will receive one wish. It was the story that inspired a young girl,...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • 150729CreativePeaks
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Center style

    Esperanza Spalding laces audience with innovative music and performance Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Shannon McCormick first heard about Esperanza Spalding eight years ago, the Center for the Arts programming director knew immediately the young composer and...

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • Pro-rider Travis Rice and artist Tim Tomkinson collaborated on a design, now available as a poster print, invoking the essence of Wyoming. (Photo: Asymbol Gallery)
    CREATIVE PEAKS: Cowboy State cool

    T. Rice teamed up with artist to promote Wyo. flavors, now available for your wall  Jackson Hole, Wyoming  It’s easy to forget there is more to Wyoming than the stunning Tetons, but snowboarder Travis Rice and artist...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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