Hand-crafted weapons that compliment more than compete
By Winter Warchol
For an item meant to last the test of time, it only makes sense that David Oscarson draws inspiration from history for his intricate pens and knives. Creating these pens begins when pure sterling silver is bored out of their workshop in London. Using a guilloché technique dating back to the Russian Empire, the patterns for each individual collection are not cast or struck with a die. [...]
Tina Barney's new book showcases early career in Sun Valley
By Hayden Seder
 Photographer Tina Barney has found great success over the course of her 40-year career, with photographs in numerous public collections, [...]
The quality could not be better
By Winter Warchol
For avid fishermen looking for quality, unique products, Snake River Net Company’s handcrafted nets and fly boxes are made with care and attention to detail that only a lifelong fisherman could instill. [...]
Idaho-based sculptor presents bronze vessels
By Winter Warchol
Dave LaMure's sculptors and vessels are cut out of spaces from surrounding material and manipulated to exhibit wildlife, connecting his audience to the natural world. [...]
The lights will stay on at Liberty Theatre
By Hayden Seder
Driving down Main Street Hailey, it's hard to miss the iconic Liberty Theatre and its grand marquee. But that marquee has been empty for the last couple of years, with no new plays or performances. [...]
The timeless and functional artisan bags of Cindy Kirk Designs
Cindy Kirk, the creative force behind Cindy Kirk Designs, is open, welcoming, stylish, laser-focused, and ever-so-humble. This last detail may be surprising given the fact that her timeless collection of handmade leather handbags is sold nationally and can be found in the arms of fashionable women from San Francisco and Manhattan to Paris and Milan.  [...]
Is Abraham Verghese stealing time?
His first book, My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story, is a memoir that chronicles his experience as a physician in the American heartland at the front lines of the AIDS epidemic, and was a 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a Time Best Book of the Year. [...]
Woodcutter Tom Hammick’s Gallery Debut
“Watch movies, eat good food, explore, be inquisitive. - Tom Hammick [...]
Ardent for the ancient and emotional art of encaustic
Passion gets messy. Especially if it’s been smoldering, collecting energy through the years, and eventually igniting a soul. That is the ardor behind the flame of encaustic artist Jodie Stejer, who, five years ago, began fervently pursuing the medium. She fully realizes “that it’s been the greatest discovery of my true self so far.” [...]
A charge to do the work, and then some
When hearing Naomi McDougall Jones talk about her latest projects, it’s nearly impossible to not soak in the residual inspiration radiating from her passionate and creative energy. An award-winning storyteller, changemaker, and, most recently, a certified death doula, Naomi has her hand and heart, no doubt, in a variety of exhilarating projects. “I feel so expansively excited about so many things right now,” she says. [...]