Betsy McLoughlin was self-conscious about public sketching.
It was just one of those things she hadn’t done even though she been sketching her entire life.
But when she retired from teaching Spanish at Mesa State College nearly 10 years ago, she and her husband planned trips to Europe. There was no way she was going to miss the opportunity to sketch the Eiffel Tower, so she decided to leave her nervousness behind.
Poetry tour plans 4 stops this week … more
The Sundance Film Festival has long been a place of discovery for young independent filmmakers. This year’s festival, taking place now through Jan. 29 in Park City, Utah, will propel unknown actors, directors, and writers, to levels of success only a fortunate few ever … more
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Betsy McLoughlin was self-conscious about public sketching. … more
Is it possible for a group of high school students in western Colorado to impact someone living in a country 2,500 miles away? … more
Friday, Jan. 20 … more
The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the works of musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with two concerts titled “Watabe Plays Mozart.” … more
Several area musicians have formed A Musical Caravan and will present an eclectic journey through distant lands and long-ago eras at two venues. … more
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Lady Antebellum will perform a pre-race concert at next month's Daytona 500.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.
GDANSK, Poland (AP) — It was supposed to be the first museum in the world to tell the story of World War II in its entirety by focusing on all the nations caught up in that global conflict. But it has fallen foul of changing political priorities in its Polish home, and as it opened its doors for the first time Monday, it's facing an uncertain future.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney's desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men.
NEW YORK (AP) — At the dawn of the Donald Trump administration, "Saturday Night Live's" own Trump — Alec Baldwin — will be back as the show's guest host for the 17th time.