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Remembering Peter Bowen

by Marc Beaudin Wherever I travel, I often find myself looking for the same bar. Quiet. Dark but not gloomy. Pool table. Handful of regulars. Absolutely no Fox News on the TV. Preferably Patsy Cline on the jukebox. In different cities, in different periods of my life, the bar has had several names: Ewald’s in […]

Gretchen Minton discusses the Bard in Big Sky

Gretchen Minton discusses the Bard in Big Sky

Bozeman author and theatre scholar Gretchen Minton will visit Livingston to discuss her new book, Shakespeare in Montana: Big Sky Country’s Love Affair with the World’s Most Famous Writer, on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m., with a live-streaming event on Elk River Books’ Facebook page. Tracing more than two centuries of history, Shakespeare in […]

Toby Thompson on Western Art

Toby Thompson on Western Art

Essayist and educator Toby Thompson returns to Livingston with his new collection, Fired On: Targeting Western American Art, on Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m., with a live-streaming reading and discussion on Elk River Books’ Facebook page. The third in a trilogy of collected nonfiction, personal essays and profiles, Fired On joins Thompson’s Riding the […]

John Clayton's "Natural Rivals"

John Clayton’s “Natural Rivals”

Elk River Arts & Lectures opens its 2020 lecture series on Thursday, March 12, with a talk by Red Lodge author John Clayton on the origin story of America’s public lands. Clayton’s talk will be based on research for his most recent book, Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America’s Public […]

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