Virginia City’s very own playwright Allyson Adams has always been bold. Afterall, she was the mayor who arranged for 400 goats to come to the town to clean-up noxious weeds in lieu of using chemicals long before such a move was fashionable. The story hit international news.
PONY—Tom Elpel has written books about everything from foraging for mushrooms to masonry and the U.S. economy. But his latest project strays some from his usual outdoor education endeavors: a wildlife-based board game designed to teach young players about the interconnected nature of animals, people and the earth.
ENNIS — In his years as a wildlife and nature photographer, Tim Irwin has encountered grizzly bears, black bears, rattlesnakes and all manner of dangerous critters. His specialty as a photographer is deer—particularly whitetails and mule deer.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Elling House Arts and Humanities Center was nearly filled on Saturday, January 19 for the first of four Chautauquas, an annual series the center hosts that allows local artists to perform readings, music, poetry and other hobbies to a local audience.
ENNIS – Artist and Gallery 287 owner Cathy Toot has been familiar with the nationwide “Empty Bowls” fundraiser series for quite a while, and with a selection of local potters’ work on display in her gallery, thought it was time that she brought the movement to Ennis.
VIRGINIA CITY—Two members of nationally-known baroque ensemble I-90 Collective will be bringing their expertise and their instruments to the Elling House Arts & Humanities Center on Saturday, November 10 in a concert the likes of which hasn’t been often heard since the 1700s.
ENNIS—Main Street Mingle looked a little different this month on Friday, August 24: for the first time ever, it included a fashion show that allowed visitors to see some of the newest looks at Plain Jane’s.
BIG SKY – On Friday, August 17, the opening night of the Moonlight Music Festival, The Mission Temple Fireworks Revival with Paul Thorn & Blind Boys of Alabama had a crowd of hundreds eating out of their hands.
BIG SKY – Madison County’s easternmost community will be the location for a lollapalooza of a music festival come Friday, August 17 and Saturday, Aug. 18, when the inaugural version of the Moonlight MusicFest hits town.
VIRGINIA CITY—Mary Jane Bradbury has a background in acting, but sees herself more as an interpreter. When it comes to teaching people about history,she makes a distinction.