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WRITING

Articles from my time as the Arts & Entertainment editor of Steamboat Springs' daily newspaper, the Steamboat Pilot.

Features

"Van life: who's behind the wheel, what they're up to and where local van life might be headed" [read]

"Steamboat's Noah Wetzel takes 1st  in category of international photo contest" [read]

"Steamboat high grad Kathleen signs record deal with Warner Records" [read]

"CMC professor wins Emmy for work on 'A Taste of History' episode" [read]

"'Captive Assassins': Steamboat 13-year-old releases first novel" [read]

"'Soulmates' grow Outlaw Apiaries to 500 hives across Routt County" [read]

"Julia Ben-Asher: Ballooning through fears, lakes and foliage" [read]

"Mud season is the best time to pick up a new hobby: A&E reporter Julia Ben-Asher tries hand at ceramics" [read]

"Local arts in the time of coronavirus: How Steamboat artists are impacted by and adapting to social distancing" [read]

Visual arts and film

"NIAD, NWCCI art gallery celebrates creativity, independence" [read]

"Feast your eyes on pieces from The Life Feasts' positive psychology, psychology class" [read]

 

"Jill Bergman invites community to explore fairy-tale forest of linocuts, monotypes" [read]

"Retrospective of Steamboat artist, gallery owner, museum founder opens Friday" [read]

"Ben Saheb wins ski.com Dream Job contest at Big Sky" [read]

"2020 Winter Carnival poster revealed" [read]

"Steamboat Mountain Film Festival showcases surfing, skiing, CMC students" [read]

"Historic caboose at Depot revitalized with mural, art studio space" [read]

"Big Agnes, Mountain Tap Brewery present Not So Big Film Fest" [read]

"Steamboat reclaims spot on National Center for Arts Research's Arts Vibrancy Index" [read]

"Maggie Smith debuts 'We the People' series at Pine Moon Fine Art" [read]

"Jace Romick invites community into expanded gallery in downtown Steamboat" [read]

"Steamboat's Noah Wetzel takes 1st  in category of international photo contest" [read]

"CMC professor wins Emmy for work on 'A Taste of History' episode" [read]

Culinary arts

"Routt County chefs compete to make best frozen dessert" [read]

 

"Storm Peak takes silver at Great American Beer Festival" [read]

"Barn to Brewery event celebrates local food, beer, chefs, programs" [read]

"Farmers Market Spotlight: Hayden Fresh Farm" [read]

"Hungry for Independence offers taste of group's work" [read]

"Farmers Market Spotlight: My Sweet Indulgence caramels" [read]

Music

"Making festival magic at WinterWonderGrass" [read]

"The ladies of bluegrass, proving their worth in a historically male genre" [read]

"Routt County Humane Society seeks human musicians to play for canine audiences" [read]

"Tune in, turn up for Tunes for Toys" [read]

"Meet Billy Strings" [read]

"Meet Andrew Marlin, of Mandolin Orange" [read]

 

"Meet Rising Appalachia's Leah Smith" [read]

"Meet Joseph Terrell, of Mipso" [read]

"Get to know Gregory Alan Isakov" [read]

"Spinphony kicks off Songwriter Series with mashups of colors, choreography, classical-pop-rock fusions" [read]

"Todd Park Mohr plays Antlers concert for South Routt Education Endowment Fund benefit" [read]

"Finnegan Blue brings sensory-friendly concert to Strings" [read]

"Get to know your local musicians: pianist Lee Parker" [read]

"Steamboat high grad Kathleen signs record deal with Warner Records" [read]

Performing arts

"24th annual, student-led Dance Showcase 'Chromaticity' opens Thursday" [read]

"A look back on 5 years of Super Fun Steamboat Shows" [read]

"'Alas Poor Yorick': Piknik Theatre presents 'Hamlet'" [read]

Community

"Buffalo Commons band, Butcherknife brewery collaborate to create brand new beer" [read]

 

"UCHealth brings Checkout initiative to Steamboat to encourage connection" [read]

"Friends of the Yampa throws biggest party of the year" [read]

"20 Under 40: Property manager Mike Swartz specializes in homeowner relations, community involvement" [read]

"20 Under 40: Irene Avitia is a 'fearless' barrier breaker for immigrant families" [read]

"Mountain Valley Horse Rescue hosts annual bar brunch fundraiser Sunday" [read]

"'In Our Shoes' culminates in community event Saturday offering arts, community, education" [read]

"New book club Books & Brews kicks off at Yampa Valley Brewing Co." [read]