At Tippet Rise, passion rendered music, erected life-sized sculptures, and created food. Chefs Nick Goldman and Wendi Reed of Wild Flower Kitchen cater with energy and gusto at the 10,260-acre art and music center in Fishtail, Montana. Amongst the musical notes and wide-open spaces, they feed world-renowned performers from afar, and guests arriving for chamber music recitals or tours of the vast sculpture park.
Corby Skinner and Anna Paige are the hosts of Resounds: Art and Culture on the High Plains, where they interview the people creating art in its myriad forms throughout the YPR listening area. We sat down with them to talk about the show, making radio, and what interviews they're excited to bring to air.
Siblings From Iraq Bring Traditional Flatbread To Western Montana
Earlier this month, Iraq's prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, declared victory over Islamic State — or ISIS — in the city of Mosul after nine months of urban warfare. Almost one million people from Mosul have been displaced.
A brother and sister who fled that city and settled in Missoula four years ago are adapting to life as Americans. They’re making a living selling Iraqi flatbread in Montana, and marketing it to fit American tastes.
Esteemed by Comedy Central as one of the best stand-up comics of all time, Paula Poundstone is perhaps best known in the radio world for her regular appearances on the NPR comedy quiz show, Wait… Wait… Don’t Tell Me!
ByCorby Skinner & Anna Paige & Ken Siebert•Jul 24, 2017
Philanthropists and arts enthusiasts Peter and Cathy Halstead are the passion and vision behind Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail, Montana. Set on a 10,000 acre working sheep and cattle ranch, Tippet Rise hosts classical music concerts and exhibits large-scale, outdoor sculptures.
The Shins have been a constant part of NPR's musical DNA for much of the 21st century. The group's poetic pop has shown up in something like 25 stories on our website, not just because many of us are longtime fans, but also because our listeners love them.
Ox Pasture features local big sky flavor. For Executive Chef Chris Lockhart, seasonal produce and products from the environs around Red Lodge shape his menu planning. Local bounty plays the starring role backed by flavors and food from afar. Contributors to the local offerings include Laurel Farmers Market, owned by Leslyn and Greg Johnson. Even more, “local” also applies to the strong community support, filling the restaurant with eager patrons who have become regulars at the popular restaurant.