Motelorcyclist Diaries August 21, 2019 – By Tish Thornton The Modern hosted travel writer Drew Beattie who, like all our favorite guests, has an unexpected passion. Beattie’s passion? Those icons of America’s late, great road-trip culture: the independently owned hotel. Summer of (River) Love: Man Swims the Length of the Boise River August 21, 2019 – By Tish Thornton The Modern was thrilled to host Christopher Swain as he prepared to embark on a singular journey that is part environmental defense act, part performance art, part awareness-raising campaign. Dance & Dinner Collaboration Red Hare(ing) August 11, 2019 – By Tish Thornton The progressive dinner experience, including dance, live music, and film, is structured around the story of five central figures— four rabbits and a hare.