Arts

Leather Tamer

Rick Bean wasn’t born with $45,000 saddles under him, but he has made them. The Meridian, Idaho resident doesn’t hold

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Leather Tamer

Rick Bean wasn’t born with $45,000 saddles under him, but he has made them. The Meridian, Idaho resident doesn’t hold

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Striking a Chord

The process of painting for impressionistic oil painter Robert Moore is practically a full-body experience, involving constant rotation of the

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Storytelling in Black and White

Evocative and immersive, stark and revealing, the extraordinary photography of British fine-art photographer, conservationist, and author, David Yarrow, has a story to tell. Yarrow’s large-scale pigment print photographs offer a unique perspective on the world, and nowhere is this more evident than in his recent series

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Taste of Sun Valley – Summer ’19

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Rick Bean won't be fenced in
Jennifer Liebrum
Rick Bean wasn’t born with $45,000 saddles under him, but he has made them. The Meridian, Idaho resident doesn’t hold [...]
A love of nature led Robert Moore to a life of painting
Hayden Seder
The process of painting for impressionistic oil painter Robert Moore is practically a full-body experience, involving constant rotation of the [...]
"The greatest Idaho film that ever was"
Lori Currie
The short film “Meridian” screened at the Sun Valley Film Festival in March and struck a chord with audiences, with [...]
The multi-dimensional nature of her writing
Winslow Brokaw
Where do dreams, ideas and stories come from? Most of us are so immersed in our physical lives that ew [...]
David Yarrow’s iconic images of the American West
Laurie Sammis
Evocative and immersive, stark and revealing, the extraordinary photography of British fine-art photographer, conservationist, and author, David Yarrow, has a story to tell. Yarrow’s large-scale pigment print photographs offer a unique perspective on the world, and nowhere is this more evident than in his recent series [...]
Touching writer David Cale’s heart might just make you famous 
Jennifer Liebrum
David Cale, the Obie award-winning playwright (“We’re Only Alive for a Short Time”) and performance artist, was a recent guest of The Community Library for a month as the first playwright in residence. He spent 30 days in the former home of Ernest Hemingway incubating ideas beside the Big Wood River. [...]
Local artists create the Sun Valley soundtrack
Ben Bradley
Following in the footsteps of past mainstays like Old Death Whisper and Scotch Pines, these current favorite artists are among the latest talents laying down the Sun Valley soundtrack in venues large and small. Read on to meet Moonshine Schubert, High Mtn Heard, Pisten Bulleys and Hurdy Gurdy Girls. [...]
The Hollywood heavyweight is not slowing down
Laurie Sammis
After more than 66 years in the business and over 96 major award nominations and a staggering number of wins, Clint Eastwood has earned the right to speak about the art of acting and filmmaking in any damn way he likes. And that’s exactly what he does—and some of it might be unexpected. [...]
Idaho’s Anthony Doerr delivers another tour de force
Jill Kuraitis
“Cloud Cuckoo Land” is an ambitious novel, one that transcends the boundaries of time and space to leave readers transformed and, more importantly, hopeful about our shared human experience. [...]
From the Hall of Fame to saving Idaho’s forests, Carole King’s legacy continues
Lori Eggers Currie
On the 50th anniversary of her multi-platinum album, “Tapestry,” Carole King is not slowing down. The singer-songwriter has been in the spotlight again lately, in the long-awaited Aretha Franklin biopic, “Respect.” [...]