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Ali Mai

Ali Mai

Ali Mai is freelance writer and photographer, covering business for the Longmont Leader. She writes the weekly column "Longmont Local." Raised in Colorado, Mai has covered stories around the state and has served as an active board member for the Colorado Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalism since 2019.

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ali.mai.journo@gmail.com

Recent Work by Ali

Local artist set up holiday market

Local artist set up holiday market

Prints, jewelry and fabric work are a few offerings from the 14 participating artists. 
If you build it, they will listen. A new Longmont radio station hits the waves

If you build it, they will listen. A new Longmont radio station hits the waves

The 24-7 online-exclusive music station launched in August through Longmont Public Media
Catrina Ball, a cultural event with a bigger impact

Catrina Ball, a cultural event with a bigger impact

Participants of the ball are encouraged to emulate their take on Catrina and Catrina skull makeup and attire.
Longmont dance teacher honored as Legend of Dance

Longmont dance teacher honored as Legend of Dance

Leise is awarded the prestige for her four decades teaching adults and children dance.
Longmont musicians "Lean In" to new album, tour

Longmont musicians "Lean In" to new album, tour

“Lean In” released Oct. 6, with its first album release show at the Lariat in Buena Vista.
Longmont musician finds break on worship album

Longmont musician finds break on worship album

The jazzy pop sound of “I’m Yours” is led by vocalist Madison Russell.
ArtWalk ends arts summer festival season

ArtWalk ends arts summer festival season

Visitors are welcomed to step out of the audience, and participate in art activities themselves.
Longmont art reminds people to live

Longmont art reminds people to live

Local artist Jono Wright explores what brings joy in life to Longmont residents.
Art brings Longmont neighborhood together

Art brings Longmont neighborhood together

The Kitely Neighborhood project is the first public art project through the NIP grant.
Longtime Longmont resident writes book about time in Peace Corps

Longtime Longmont resident writes book about time in Peace Corps

Donna Marie Barr describes her time posted to Samoa when she was 57 years old