Entertainment

Christmas Unwrapped: Ellen Travolta Unwraps Stories from the Past

What Ellen Travolta wanted for the holidays were stories about other people’s toys: one they got, didn’t get, or gave. To get her wish, she put together 14 of stories in her holiday production, “Christmas Unwrapped,” a cabaret-style production hosted by the Coeur d’Alene Resort.

Fall Wines

Do yourself a favor and get an Indian Wells 2015 Merlot produced by Chateau Ste. Michelle, one of many fall wines to enjoy this season.

Book Review: Dragon Teeth

Jurassic Park readers and movie fans will enjoy Crichton’s return to paleontology in Dragon Teeth. 

Music Review: The Ballad of Minnie and Pearl

Bruce Anfinson puts the “treasure” in The Treasure State. Since the 1970s, he has been entertaining people all over the world with his stories and songs of Montana, delivered in his homespun country style.

Lady Madonna: The Beatles, May 1968

From their earliest days of international stardom, the Fab Four never failed to acknowledge the early influences of America’s greatest rock pioneers—Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, Little Richard, Buddy Holly. However, one of the recording superstars often overlooked during interviews was Antoine “Fats” Domino.

Merilee Rush & the Turnabouts: Angel of the Morning

In 1968, songwriter Chip Taylor received a phone call from Seattle, saying Merilee Rush and the Turnabouts had cut his song “Angel in the Morning.” Rush’s disc went Top Five in Seattle then spread rapidly across the country.

Sipping Summer Wines

Now that the warm days and long twilights of summer are here, we can relax with a wonderful glass of wine on the deck or patio. This is also the time to relax the rule on room temperature reds and enjoy the cooling pleasure of lightly chilled ones, along with some delightfully refreshing whites and rosé.

Ranch Women Facts

Ranch women fact #1: Always load your horse last in the trailer so it is the first one unloaded. When his horse is unloaded, you’ll be mounted up ready to go—lessening the chance of him riding off without you with your horse trying to follow while you are still trying to get your foot in the stirrup.