Elizabeth Chapman Poetry Reading in the Green Door Gallery

“Midnight Exhibition at the Wheatgrass Saloon” is a book of poetry written by poet Elizabeth Chapman and published in the spring of 2020. It is a portrait of her relationship with artist Matt Phillips. The exhibition referenced in the title happened here at Wheatgrass Saloon in what is now the Green Door Gallery. The exhibition,Continue reading “Elizabeth Chapman Poetry Reading in the Green Door Gallery”

Westward & Miserable: The Art of John Henry Haseltine

WESTWARD & MISERABLE is equally influenced by the bizarre realm of western culture between John Ford films and Howdy Doody, and the practical realizations the socially conscious are able to make while inhabiting western regions today. Within a painting, I don’t worry about separating western mythology from more revisionist historical realities, because from my perspective,Continue reading “Westward & Miserable: The Art of John Henry Haseltine”

Green Door Gallery, Green Eats & Green Dot Sales

Green Door Gallery The 1956 song by Jim Lowe, Green Door, was the inspiration for the newly designed Green Door Gallery at Wheatgrass Saloon. Thanks to Gigi of Synergigi Designs the gallery has a cohesive look that balances elegance and fun and provides plenty of wall space for artwork throughout the summer as well as year round.  TheContinue reading “Green Door Gallery, Green Eats & Green Dot Sales”

Spring 2017

Who doesn’t love this time of year when the hum of lawnmowers and early morning birds replaces the metallic scrape of snow shovels. The earth is providing all the dandelions and nettles that our bodies need to cleanse away winter’s sludge. Dandelions are tough plants that contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients and are powerfullyContinue reading “Spring 2017”

Hello, 2017!

As 2016 comes to an end, here’s a bit of news for winter 2017 at Wheatgrass Saloon. IN THE JUICE BAR: Wheatgrass Saloon as a whole will remain open 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday. The juice bar will continue with its condensed winter hours of 11am – 3pm Monday through Saturday. We’ll continue to have soupsContinue reading “Hello, 2017!”

Get Out (of the kitchen)

These are photos of my very sweet Grandmother, Lillian. Like many first generation Italian women she was defined by the work she did in the kitchen. She more than lived up to the measure as her hands and heart created the most delicious sauces, gnocchi, scrippelle, biscotti and pizzelles. The reason that I love theseContinue reading “Get Out (of the kitchen)”

Mid-Summer Happenings

The sidewalks are heating up in downtown Livingston, Montana as folk roll into town to celebrate the three-day party for the 4th. The art walks this year will fall on the 3rd Friday of each month. June 17th kicked off the first walk of the season. At Wheatgrass Saloon Gallery the art work of AngelinaContinue reading “Mid-Summer Happenings”

Introducing…

When I bought Wheatgrass Saloon, previously known as the Drawing Room, September 1, 2012, I never planned on nor imagined having the need for 9-10 employees to help run the Saloon. As it turns out, there is a high demand for nutritious food and drink in Livingston, Montana and beyond. And, so, there is aContinue reading “Introducing…”

September in Montana

I wait all winter long for the leaves that dance on the trees outside my bedroom window, the leaves that soon will be falling. But change is good. Actually, I love change. It is what has allowed me to call Livingston, Montana home for the past 24 years come September 29th. When I rolled into townContinue reading “September in Montana”

Mid-Summer Happenings

We are well into summer in Livingston, Montana and will be turning the corner into fall before we know it. If you missed the July art walk, John Zumpano’s colorful and energetic photographs will be on display at Wheatgrass Saloon Upstairs in the gallery space until August 24th. John Zumpano is a freelance event, landscapeContinue reading “Mid-Summer Happenings”