Billings billboard project celebrates Crow culture and people

Details By Anna Paige, Montana Free Press May 21, 2022 Apsáalooke artists join forces for a national project that asks, “What does justice look like to you? BILLINGS, Montana – Sandwiched on a strip of prairie between Monad and Laurel roads, a billboard in Billings celebrating the Apsáalooke Nation proclaims, “The Land Remembers.” Part of … Read more

Breast cancer survivor and lingerie designer breaks taboos | Culture & Leisure

NOTEW YORK — When Dana Donofree underwent a bilateral mastectomy and implant reconstruction after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2010, the then 28-year-old fashion designer found nothing but uncomfortable medical bras meant for women suffering from the disease. These frustrations led Donofree to launch her lingerie company called AnaOno in 2014, aimed primarily at women … Read more

Colorado Springs Exotic Plant Collector to Open The Plant Vault | Culture & Leisure

There can be an unfortunate side to having fresh plants. Sometimes people want to steal them. At least that’s the case for Mark Hanson, who collects and grows rarities for his one-man business, Rocky Mountain Exotic Plants. He provides the natural decorations at Colorado Springs venues such as CO.ATI, the downtown food hall and event … Read more

Roger Angell, longtime New York writer and publisher, dies | Culture & Leisure

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Angell, a famous baseball writer and reigning man of letters who, for more than 70 years, helped define the New Yorker’s urban spirit and style through his essays, pieces of humor and its editing, died. He was 101 years old. Angell died Friday of heart failure, according to The New … Read more

Around Town: Helena Area Arts and Entertainment News Released May 19 | Local

Dance First Dance Gala with Reverend Slanky Reverend Slanky will perform in the Helena Civic Center Ballroom on Friday, May 20 at a Premiere Dance Company Gala. Photo provided Reverend Slanky, Montana’s funkiest seven-piece funk band, will perform in the Ballroom of the Helena Civic Center at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at a Premiere … Read more

Vienna Jammers present the Big Jam | Culture & Leisure

Bakithi Kumalo Invited to Drumming Celebration at Capital One Hall Courtesy picture Courtesy picture Courtesy picture Jhe Vienna Jammers are a drumming ensemble with over 120 children ages 8-18 from Fairfax County. The band was founded in 2005 by David L. Reynolds, Jr., who has been teaching general music at Vienna Elementary School since 2001. … Read more

Opening of Chicago Field Museum’s Native Truths Exhibit Marks a ‘New Beginning’

Details By Kelsey Turner May 19, 2022 This Friday, the Chicago Field Museum opens its new exhibit Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories to the public, unveiling its first renovation of the museum’s Native North America Hall since its initial installation in the 1950s. The exhibit centers around five permanent sections of core content called … Read more

Ex-Kushner ex-executive Jenny Bernell pays $20 million for Miami development site

Jenny Bernell of Clearline Real Estate with Block E at 1550 (Smith Aerials) Jenny Bernell has purchased an Arts & Entertainment District property for $19.8 million, her third multi-family development site purchase in Miami in the past year. Bernell, through his Clearline Real Estate, acquired the nearly 0.9-acre Block E property at 1550 Northeast Miami … Read more

Where to See Art Gallery Exhibits in the Washington, DC Area

Placeholder while loading article actions Laurel Nakadate’s last name is Japanese, but the photographer and filmmaker has few ties to Japan among her relatives identified through genetic testing. Undertaking a project based on her own DNA, Nakadate discovered that only three of the approximately 1,500 genetic connections she was able to locate were on her … Read more