Media, heritage mix in show, Durango Herald, February 10, 2009

I am hoping through research and experimentation to glean some understanding of our own tribally specific painting traditions. – Artist America Meredith Review “From the Woodlands,” paintings, drawings and prints by America Meredith and Sallyann Paschall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, through Feb. 27, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167 Swedish-Cherokee America Meredith’s “Wingspan” is acrylic…

Locals resist arts cuts, Durango Herald, February 6, 2009

State proposes slashing budget by Leanne Goebel Imagine Durango without the arts. No music festivals, no dance, no theater, no art galleries, no children’s programs, no singing, no film festivals, no sculpture, no debates in the newspaper about differing perspectives, and probably no opportunity to read this article, because without the arts, there’s no need…

Wainwright recovers old songs

Songwriter joins Leo Kottke in concert by Leanne Goebel Special to the Herald Folk singer and songwriter Loudon Wainwright III will play Saturday at the Community Concert Hall along with guitarist Leo Kottke. Writing songs “is just something I’ve been doing for 40 years,” the self-effacing folk singer Louden Wainwright III said by telephone from…

The Proof is in the Weaving, Durango Herald, Aug. 18, 2008

Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series in which writers try their hand at learning new skills. Beginning basket students Glessie Drake, Leanne Goebel and Ann Jacobi get a lesson from basket instructor and artist Pat Jeffers during a wicker basket workshop in Pagosa Springs. (Photo by Judith Reynolds) It was 8:40 a.m.…