Arts And Entertainment
From left, artist Louis Habeck, writer and director Matthew Hundley, actor Caitlin McRae Hart and actor Kelsey Steffan are all innovators in the local Billings arts community.
WILMINGTON, Del. — The history of Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, stretches back to 1638, when a Swedish ship, the Kalmar Nyckel, landed with two dozen settlers. Today the area offers not only history but also contemporary art and nature walks along the riverfront. Many of these attract…
NEW YORK — The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.
“The Burning Room”
WASHINGTON — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies. And now he's telling the world about them.
“Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life”
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Growing up in Southern California, Patrick Kikut was no stranger to the vast horizons belting across the rolling surf of the Pacific Ocean. Kikut, now a painter and University of Wyoming lecturer, finds a faint familiarity in the horizons of the High Plains.
HELENA — Television producers are turning their eyes toward Montana for an upcoming miniseries about Lewis and Clark and a new season for a house-hunting program.
BOISE CITY, Okla. — Main Street is as American as baseball and apple pie. Classic Main Streets are a snapshot of traditional values, and they’ve kept communities across the United States alive, housing small businesses and institutions like schools, police stations, city halls, parks and new…
WASHINGTON — Wretched excess by government can be beneficial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So let's hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to…
SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Somebody is vandalizing and stealing public artworks in downtown Sheridan.
HELENA — The question longtime Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks filmmaker Mike Gurnett gets asked perhaps most frequently is: “Wait, you get paid to do this?”
“Bad Feminist: Essays”
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown Cheyenne already has made this year the state’s worst for oil spills since at least 2009, state records show.
LAKE MCDONALD — If it weren’t for this place, Jack Gladstone might have given up on music before he really got started.
HELENA — A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman’s young son and nanny nine years ago was released from a Montana prison Thursday, state corrections officials said.
HONOLULU — Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city’s warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction. You won’t find kitschy Hawaiian souvenir shops or hordes of tourists here, but you will find a thriving urban arts scene, with…
FILE - In this Sunday, July 26, 2009 file photo, Joan Rivers greets the audience at the "Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers" in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger …
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 1989 file photo ,Joan Rivers announces that she is starting a new syndicated talk show, "The Joan Rivers Show," in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets in…