All posts by Andrew Munz

About Andrew Munz

  • Local Syndrome: Where It All Begins

    In his final column, the author makes the case for community authenticity and activism JACKSON HOLE, WY – The first draft of this column was fairly incensed, its contents fueled by the knowledge that this would be...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Prime Seats

    An overworked, debt-ridden local infiltrates gala season JACKSON HOLE, WY – I just learned there’s a hole in my good shorts, another in the sleeve of my favorite sweater. My Subaru Forester is losing oil pressure, which...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: An Imminent Eruption

    Exposing our frustrations can challenge Jackson’s status quo JACKSON HOLE, WY – There are weeks when I feel like I write this column for only myself. A journal of sorts where I can consolidate my thoughts for...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Woman, Laid Bare

    Erin Roy’s one-woman show is an honest look at some of humanity’s universal struggles JACKSON HOLE, WY – “I try to be funny and succeed part of the time, but most of the time I fail.” I...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Lacking Open Spaces

    A small selection of venue options limits Jackson’s theatrical potential [The author is a board member of Riot Act, Inc. But, he says, his position has “no bearing on my opinions within this column nor my desire...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Who Tells Your Story?

    StoryCorps and oral histories are Jackson’s best hope for cultural preservation JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sitting across from my friend and creative cohort, Heidi Christine, a surge of warmth washed over me. Perhaps it was because we...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Straight, Not Narrow

    Outspoken heterosexual allies can change the future of LGBTQ individuals JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson’s first LGBTQ Pride Month dance party has come and gone and it sent a message to a once closeted community. On Saturday,...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Judged by the Busload

    Just what do locals mean when they reference the ‘Asian Invasion’? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Let’s say you’re a local, out and about on the Town Square around midday. Maybe running errands, maybe grabbing some lunch. The...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Paint By Numbers

    Is coloring outside the lines viable in Jackson’s high-volume, high-dollar, but highly-nuanced arts community? JACKSON HOLE, WY – There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of local artist Arturo Hernandez. In fact, there’s a better chance you...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Local Syndrome: Parental Stressors

    School’s (almost) out and the looming shadow of ICE weighs heavy on some families JACKSON HOLE, WY – Every summer, hundreds of local kids attend various summer camps around the valley. From Teton Science School to the...

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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