When thinking of the aerial arts, one may conjure up images of body contortionists, pretzeling themselves in complex shapes while flying through the air. But one university professor is proving that with a bit of willingness to put oneself out there, anyone can learn to fly.
It still may be bone-chilling cold in February, but Gunnison County 4-H members are looking forward to the warm days of Cattlemen’s Days. Market beef members spent the first Sunday of February weighing in their animals’ starting weights. The animals will be re-weighed before the county 4-H Beef Show at Cattlemen’s to see how much weight they gain.
It’s the little things jurors don’t think about — such as who to look at when delivering their verdict. Do they look to the head of the courtroom where the judge presides? Do they look to the prosecution and defense teams, who have spent the trial passionately arguing for the guilt or innocence of the accused? Would looking at the police perched in the courtroom be comforting or even more nerveracking?
Artist Allison Sinkewich has been on a long journey — an odyssey of sorts — to capture images and display them in her own way, through cross stitch. However, the images which she has spent more than a decade creating are not the typical form of “heritage art.” She’s taken scenes from the movie “2001: Space Odyssey” and illustrated them on linen.