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July 2018

Sweet Pea & SLAM Festivals Rock

Get As Much Art & Culture As You Can

by Angie Ripple

The Sweet Pea Festival isn’t just packed into the first weekend of August, it actually begins in July with the annual juried art show running from July 13-August 6 at ERA Landmark on Main Street, followed by Chalk on the Walk on July…

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February 2018

Reinvented RIALTO Reopens for Business

by Angie Ripple, photos by Zach Hoffman

With nearly a dozen events under its belt since opening night January 17, 2018, the newly renovated Rialto Theatre in downtown Bozeman is breaking its way as a new hub for culture and entertainment, as is their vision. From peanut stand to…

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August 2016

Capturing the Homesteaders’ Spirit

by Sarah Cairoli

When I look around at Bozeman now, it is hard to imagine what it was like a century ago. However, the minute I venture to the mountains or plains, I can sense the overwhelming immensity that must have greeted early Montana homesteaders. The…

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August 2016

Bozeman - The Sweet Pea City

revised from August 2014 article

by Angie Ripple

Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley have been known as the valley of the flowers since only native Americans roamed the area. In the early 1900’s over 17,000 acres of the valley were planted in edible peas harvested both for canning and…

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February 2016

The Art of One Man: Tad Bradley

It was a typical day of work at the youth group home. I was busy running from room to room trying to wrangle half-a-dozen teenagers and get dinner on the table. While I was in the midst of all the usual chaos, I scurried into the back office…

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December 2015

Rewind To Fast-Forward

an autobiographical documentary about Sasha Joseph Neulinger, a survivor of multigenerational child sexual abuse

In the United States alone, 1 out of every 3 girls, and 1 out of every 5 boys are sexually abused before they reach the age of 18. In reality, the number may be higher—many survivors of childhood sexual abuse never tell anyone about…

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May 2015

Walking Sideways

Native Proclamations, Blood Splatters, and Commandeering the 406

Dalton Brink

April 3rd : Project MTF: Moving Talent Forward Pulling into the parking lot of the Hilton Garden Inn, half a dozen Telsa electric vehicle charging spaces slide past on my right; a reminder that we’re living in a strange period of time,…

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