April 19, 2018 — Poetry is a marvelous thing. Emotions that seem too complicated, too ecstatic or too painful to express normally, suddenly become accessible through poetry, in a similar way to music. Poetry gives us permission to feel things deeply in a world that often celebrates the shallow.
April 12, 2018 — There has been new interest in mythology and folktales for young readers in recent years, thanks in part to Rick Riordan. He brought us Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythology with his wonderful books about Percy Jackson, the Kane siblings and Magnus Chase, respectively. Each series
April 6, 2018 — “Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002” by David Sedaris If you've read David Sedaris' other works, then by all means read this book of journal entries from 1977 to 2002. It isn't his normal writing style that you know and love. It's personal, and shows his growth
March 9, 2018 — Commercial Realtor Jim Cook believes he’s found a creative way to transform the vacant second story of an older building at 1125 Lincoln Ave. in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs into 16 artist studios.
March 7, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs Arts Council has launched a new website for the Steamboat Springs’ Creative District this month and rebranded the district with the name, “Steamboat Creates.” "As a creative community, we are stronger and our outreach greater if we work together,"
February 17, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Yampa Valley oil painter Chula Beauregard has teamed with fellow artist Camille DiTrani and conservationists Betsy and Geoff Blakeslee to create a conceptual art show — “Generations — the Carpenter Ranch" — with a subtle message based on one of the most historically
February 6, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – The community's artistic abilities will be put to the test as the Winter Carnival snow sculptures return to Lincoln Avenue. During the 105th Winter Carnival, 22 snow sculptures will transform downtown into an outdoor gallery reflecting the contest's theme of "Steamboat's Olympic
February 3, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When Steamboat Springs artist Michelle Ideus got the call last year asking if she wanted to create the commemorative poster for Steamboat's 105th Winter Carnival in 2018, she was honored, nervous and in awe of her responsibility to the town's heritage. She
February 2, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Healthy, innovative and a dash of panache – it's a culinary style personal chef Alex Forsythe knows well. "I've dedicated my life to the life as a chef in the culinary arts, even if it's been difficult breaking in," said Forsythe, a
February 2, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Darkroom photography might be a thing of the past. For Matthew Terrell, however, it's the crux of his surrealist-inspired work — a 45-foot long photo exposé. Images of Steamboat Ski Area, snapshots of the mountain and pictures of its people, flora and
January 29, 2018 — The Steamboat Pilot & Today's cover story on Sunday, Jan. 28, "Filling the Canvas," is one of the most heartfelt and engaging stories I have read. Thank you, Audrey Dwyer for educating, enlightening and opening up stories of silence that have been long hidden. The
January 28, 2018 — Editor's note: Some of the images that appear with this article are graphic and violent in nature. Underneath the juxtaposition of light and dark, the rigid contours and imprints, a stark reality remains. No rose-colored glasses or sugar-coated verbiage can mask it. "It was shocking,"
January 26, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Actors and aspiring actors will have a chance to expand their toolbox of performance skills on Feb. 3 and 4 at the Depot Arts Center. "Acting/directing means learning acting and performance tools that will enhance and enrich performances,” said Stuart Handloff, artistic
January 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The concept of time can be encompassed through eras and social movements, natural occurrences and even emotional states or personal moments. Each of these, said Kat Goodhand, one of the producers from Steamboat Dance Theatre's production team, represents the theme of this
January 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — How does a three-leggged mini pig express itself? Through art, of course. "Pigs are insanely smart animals and are a challenging pet," said Rory Clow, born and raised in Steamboat Springs in a ranching family that is passionate about the care of
January 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Modern life can be fast-paced and a bit chaotic. And when people feel overworked in an overscheduled world, there's a disconnect. "Look at where we are – it's one of the most beautiful places on earth," said Shannah Kennedy, a leading Australian business
January 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs and the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council are seeking story submissions for “Grounded,” an evening of multimedia storytelling that will honor Colorado Public Lands Day on Thursday, May 17. “Grounded” will be a free community storytelling
January 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Young Bloods Collective shine their bat signal — a call to all creatives throughout Routt County. Cue the “Snowball: YBC Birthday Bash” — inspired by childhood nostalgia and a celebration of ambitious achievements. A time to revel in the memories, the
January 9, 2018 — If you've ever admired the majestic bronze elk in West Lincoln Park or pondered the red granite gates that rise above the Yampa River Core Trail during a morning run, you're experiencing some of the city of Steamboat Springs' public art collection. In total, there