Kathleen Johns

Kathleen Johns is the owner/founder of Mantra located in Bozeman, MT. Kathleen holds a degree in English Literature from MSU/Bozeman and is an avid high altitude gardener. You can connect with Kathleen through her website at www.KathleenJohns.com

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Kathleen Johns

The twenty-something party crowd packed into local Bozeman venue El Camino on Main Street knows every word to this rock n’ roll anthem by The Killers and they aren’t shy about singing along boisterously, arms slung around shoulders or…

The Piano Man of the Old Faithful Inn

Kathleen Johns

Inside the doorway, the sounds of a piano playing a jazzy tune from the 1930s drift by like an echo from the past, and I instantly think I recognize the melody. Is that Fats Waller? As I headed towards the door to get a closer listen, a cool rush of…

Tarantino’s Pizzeria

Kathleen Johns

Located in Bozeman on the corner of Main and Rouse, Tarantino’s Pizzeria has been a downtown tradition for over a decade. In March of 2019, Shane Cartularo bought Tarantino’s to run it alongside his girlfriend Danielle and his brother…

South 9th Bistro

Kathleen Johns

In 2012, Hank Fargot bought the big yellow Victorian house near the corner of College and 9th Avenue. Built sometime toward the end of the 19th century, the structure had been a private home for many years and then became a restaurant known as Casa…

Montana Rose: An Interview with Claudia Williams

Kathleen Johns

Montana Rose has transformed and morphed over many years since the band was first founded with but one original element remaining a constant-Claudia Williams. Williams’ beautifully rich and honey-seasoned voice combined with her strong, folksy…

The Unexplainable in Downtown Bozeman

Kathleen Johns

I look down to notice a second set of footprints on the freshly mopped floor going in the opposite direction of my tracks.

Do You Live in a Haunted House?

Kathleen Johns

My office line ringing wakes me out of a dead sleep. I try to ignore it figuring who ever is calling my business number at 3 am will leave a message. But when it starts to ring again something inside me urges me to answer. It is my client -*Mary*-…

Top 3 Most Haunted Spots in the Gallatin Valley

Kathleen Johns

It is estimated that over one-third of the American population believes in Ghosts. And of that one-third, over fifty percent of them have educations above 12th grade.Every culture has a version of ghosts and ghosts can be seen in even the most…