December Cover Artist: Cristina Marian

Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Originally from Romania, Cristina Marian moved to the United States in 2013 and feels like Bozeman is her home now. She divides her time between working in the studio, exhibiting her artwork and pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree at…

Gift Local Experiences

by Angie Ripple  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Sometimes things don’t work out. And it’s okay. I thought I had a great idea to include a Give Experiences and Good Gift Guide in this issue of Bozeman Magazine. The intention was good; it was the execution that fell flat. When…

What's Your Beef? This is Normal

by Kris Drummond  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

We live in a culture that cultivates the art of pretending not to know. This could be one definition of privilege. In playing along, we the privileged beneficiaries of the system avert our eyes from injustice, greed, and inhumanity to take up…

The Club Tavern & Grill

Elizabeth Anderson  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

The Club Tavern & Grill is located inside the Best Western Plus Grantree Inn. It’s well known as a local favorite restaurant and long-time family friendly upscale sports bar destination in Bozeman and is as dependable as a place of service…

Wind In The Willows: Bozeman Band on the Rise

Reilly McNaught  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Twenty-eight miles west of Denver, in a small community named for the trees that keep their green color all year long, childhood friends Ryen Dalvit and Maren Stubenvoll grew up writing music together in Evergreen, CO. They started making…

December at the Filling Station

by Brian Ripple  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

December is typically a slower month for live music in Bozeman, but this year might actually be an exception. There are events happening all over town this year and at the Filling Station especially. The first weekend of the month we will…

All Are Welcome to the Bozeman Symphony

Abby Bradford  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Christmastime is upon us. With the spirit of the season and joyful energy of change, we remember what’s precious to us: family, friends, and time spent together. Similar to this magical season, The Bozeman Symphony, a long-standing beacon…

Bah Humbug! A Christmas Carol 2019

Kevin Brustuen  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

A Christmas Carol, the famous story by Charles Dickens, comes to The Ellen Theatre December 6 through December 22. Dickens first conceived of this story as a pamphlet meant to speak out against the conditions that led to poor children being…

An Interview with Montana Raptor Center

Healing for the Hawk

Christie Selensky  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Becky opened the wood door, unlocking the clasp without saying a word.We stepped into the enclosure, a large, looming bird swooping above our heads to land on the other side of the room. I let out a surprised, undefinable squawk, unsure if I…

Stewards of our Spaces

Montana Grant  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

Earth is becoming a more crowded place. Our personal spaces are gradually getting smaller. Urban folks have way less space than us Montanans. No matter how much space you have, we all have something in common. No one wants to have spaces that…

Blueprint in Bozeman

Andrew Jefferis  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

As far as my understanding on homelessness went, my knowledge on the issue wasn’t as full as it is now. I grew up in Connecticut, which has the greatest “achievement gap” in the country. To be frank, Connecticut’s…

Cash on Cash Versus Cap Rate

by Tim Ford  |  Sun. Dec. 1st, 2019

For those who invest in real estate or are looking to invest in real estate, there are certain key numbers that are useful to examine a potential investment’s return. Two of the most commonly used numbers to calculate rates of return…