Join us on January 4th for the first exhibition of the new year, Leah Diament's "I Have Words", a visual expression of the difficulty and intricacy of the communication process through collage.
Sherbino - Interactive
How attitude, altitude and action led to two equally dangerous careers, climbing on the world’s highest peaks and serving in the US Congress!
Images of the Mountain West in Photographs and Poems: Author Book Reading and Signing with Beth and Don Paulson
Images of the Mountain West in Photographs and Poems allows you to capture the spirit, scene and scent of the gorgeous mountain west.
Join us for a reading by award-winning poet Barbara Rockman, who will be sharing work from her latest collection, to cleave (University of New Mexico Press, 2019).
Frank H.Coons, a Lithic Press poet, heads south to share his work. Frank is a veterinarian and poet in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Nick Arvin’s most recent novel, Mad Boy (Europa Editions, 2018), won the 2019 Colorado Book Award for Literary Fiction and was described as “a finely honed literary achievement” by the Denver Post and “a condensed epic” by the Sydney Morning Herald.
Ouray County, Colorado, a popular tourist destination, has dramatic mountains and amazing winter ice climbing. Challenging terrain and high altitude can push visitors to their limits and beyond. deaths from unforeseeable accidents, at altitude, can occur in bad weather or areas that make helicopter rescue impossible or extremely dangerous. For five decades the Ouray Mountain Rescue Team has helped those in trouble in this unique place. as journalist Roger Anderson wrote: "the San Juans, for all their seemingly benign majesty, can be as unforgiving as they are beautiful."
Where did our Public Lands come from? Why do the western states have lots and other states almost none? How were states formed? What does the Constitution say about these lands? What was the effect of the Homestead Act and the Railroad Act? How were National Parks and Forests established? Why are these lands held “in common”, so important to us today?Join former National Park Ranger and Superintendent and Texas State Parks Director, Walt Dabney for answers to these, and more, questions.