A quarantine is the perfect time to catch up on reading for many reasons: Books can provide an escape to another reality, new knowledge and insights, and a way to pass the time while sitting at home.
Art spans pandemics
Shari Brownfield Fine Art’s latest exhibition is highly conceptual and doubles as a good snack. In accordance with directives from curator David Zwirner, the gallery will pile 240 to 1,000 “optimistic” fortune cookies somewhere in the gallery.
At the 2019 SHIFT summit Dr. Bill Marchand moderated a panel of doctors and researchers in discussing nature contact as a tool for relieving psychological distress in active-duty military service members. Although the panelists were optimistic about the efficacy of such methods they also rec…
More extraterrestrial news
The Large Magellanic Cloud is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, a relatively nearby galaxy, though still over 100,000 light years away. Within the galaxy, there lies a particularly chaotic star-forming nebula called the Tarantula Nebula.
The Wyoming Singer-Songwriter competition is only in its third year, but six of the 10 summer events that showcase local talent in respective Wyoming Towns are already sold out.
A call to student photographers
Jackson Hole is home to some of the best nature photographers in the world, and some of them are teenagers.
Imagine: You and five others are in a space ship of maybe 100 square feet, hurtling at 15,000 mph toward Mars, when the worst happens: a broken bone, a burst appendix, a gaping wound. Not only are you 20 million miles from the nearest hospital, but you are in the most extreme environment hum…
The six best-attended music venues in the Jackson Hole area have closed their doors at least through April, though virtual performances may be coming online for certain events.
While getting her bachelor’s in Africana and women’s studies at Tennessee State University, Tiana Clark landed a summer internship at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.
In the Epitaph to “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Tennessee Williams quotes the fifth stanza of “The Broken Tower,” a 1932 poem by Hart Crane, a modernist poet whose struggles with depression, addiction and his own sexuality may have been prophetic of what was to come for Williams.
In post-war London, Queenie Bligh is far removed from the filth of her Lincolnshire youth on a pig farm but lonely without her husband, Bernard, who is still deployed in India with the Royal Air Force. So she decides to let rooms in her posh Earl’s Court home to servicemen.
When you envision a creature well adapted to endure Jackson Hole’s long, harsh winters, a toad might not come to mind. Jackson Hole’s only toad species, the western toad, can go months without moving or eating during the winter. Despite those extreme adaptations, its population has plummeted.
For seven years Backcountry Magazine has been running its nationwide Basecamp series. And while one could be distracted by the incredible educational and product testing opportunities, the Jackson event in the series will also have a philanthropic angle: a raffle that will benefit Teton Coun…
Are you curious about splitboarding? Just getting started in the sport? A long-time rider in the backcountry psyched to share your stoke?
Cartooning may not be the most lucrative or illustrious career in the world, but it does seem to inspire dedication bordering on obsession for a niche group of brilliantly creative artists.
From its very first production in 1935, George and Ira Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess” has undergone a multitude of cuts, edits, abridgments and subtractions — bits taken out to shorten its run time, fragments stitched back in, though not always in their original form or their original pla…
Two hundred and sixty million years ago, what now we call Utah and Wyoming were very different places. Shallow seas stretched to the horizon. If you imagine that area filled with big dinosaurs and gigantic birds, that time had not yet come. It was the age of the sponge.
As attendees of Jackson Hole Public Art’s Moonshot 5x5 event mingled in the Center for the Arts theatre lobby last Thursday, a translucent vapor crept over the balcony and settled into the crowd.
Six adventure photographers are competing this week to capture the story of backcountry ski and snowboard culture in the Tetons as part of Arc’teryx’s much anticipated competition, “Jackson Hole Exposed: Photo Showdown.” But there is a catch. Each of the photographers has only three days to shoot.