A magazine to call our own.

Let me begin with thanks. This issue is our 12th. It's hard to believe a year has already passed, but we couldn't have done it without your support and encouragement. Thank you, Missoula! Early last year I was traveling around the country quite a bit for business, and during many of these trips I noticed several ways in which these…

A Night at the Cabaret

The nightlife and the symphony joined forces for an evening with the genre-defying string quartet Brooklyn Rider and their wildly eclectic repertoire at the Top Hat Lounge as part of the Missoula Symphony's Cabaret Series.
 Photography Danielle M. Antonetti

Around Town

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (BHA), a nonprofit organization that seeks to preserve North America's outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing through public education and advocacy, will be having its fifth annual national Rendezvous on April 1-3 in downtown Missoula at the Holiday Inn Downtown, 200 S. Pattee. The event, which attracts backcountry sportsmen and -women from across the country, features…

Dreams Do Come True

Each morning for nearly 15 years Peter Park, the artistic director of Dolce Canto, dreamed of taking the choir on an international tour. His dream, while once a far-flung idea, becomes reality this April when he and 24 choir members travel 5,500 miles to South Korea to bring their clear voices and message of peace to Korean citizens.

Little Free Libraries

Kindness is contagious. It’s a driving force for cities around the globe, sometimes saving them where they need it most—the heart. Most would say Missoula’s heartbeat is unwavering, pronounced even. There’s an energy to this place that’s unlike many other cities, unique to its geographic location and to the crop of people who have settled here, or those who have…

A Tour of Western Montana

Life can be busy and Montana is vast, but 
 neither obstacle should make a vacation impossible, especially when there are several mini-trips around Missoula that offer a wonderful chance to get away without eating up a huge chunk of time (or dime).

Range Rover Sport SVR Performs like a Sports Car

Neck-snapping acceleration and cackling exhaust pipes are the first signs that the Range Rover Sport SVR is a performance car dressed in SUV clothes. The snarling 550-horsepower V-8, borrowed from Jaguar F-Type, is capable of propelling this two-and-a-half-ton rig to 60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds and has a top track speed of 162 miles per hour. The eight-speed…

A Love Letter to the Arts

I went to a Christmas caroling party a few years ago where many people had highfalutin jobs. They were numbers people. Something I most certainly was not. They'd saved lives, designed buildings. They were from further flung places, big cities. Their children spoke several languages and giggled at their own striking accomplishments.