Art & Culture eNews  //  February 6, 2017
Arts Missoula News
Arts Awards Lunch
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their service to the arts? Don't miss your chance to nominate them for the 18th Annual Arts Missoula Awards Lunch! Visit this link to nominate an individual, business, or organization in 5 different categories. While you're there, you can also reserve your seats for the Lunch - March 28th, 11:30am at the Doubletree.

*Deadline for nominations is FEBRUARY 13, 2017*
This Week in Missoula
Constellations by Nick Payne // Roxy Theater
Feb. 9-12, Preview: Feb. 7 /  Website  →
A spellbinding, romantic journey that begins with a simple encounter between a man and a woman. But what happens next defies the boundaries of the world we think we know - delving into the infinite possibilities of their relationship and raising questions about the difference between choice and destiny.

Volunteer DJ Training // KBGA College Radio, University Center
Tue., Feb. 7,  4-8pm /  Sat., Feb. 11, 12-4pm /  Website  →
If you've ever wanted to broadcast some tunes to the Missoula community, now's your chance. At this training, learn the ins and outs of FCC regulations and station guidelines, and get started on your journey to becoming a volunteer DJ. Anyone can be a DJ, and no prior experience is necessary.

FGAS: Trios for Violin, Horn, and Piano // UM School of Music Recital Hall
Tue., Feb. 7, 7:30pm /  Tickets 
Faculty & Guest Artist Series presents Margaret Nichols Baldridge, Zach Cooper, and Christopher Hahn, performing in a trio for violin, horn, and piano. They will be playing from the Horn Quintet,  K. 407 by Mozart, and the Waldhorn Trio in E-flat, Op. 40 by Brahms.

Artist Talk with Bobbie McKibbin // Radius Gallery
Thu., Feb. 9, 5-6:30pm /  Website
Bobbie McKibbin always gives a lively art talk, using humor to meld the broad strokes of art history to what it's like to be an artist in the here and now of Western Montana. McKibbin was born in Philadelphia, and is influenced by abstract expressionists like de Kooning and Franz Kline.

To: Missoula, With Love, Love, Love // Missoula Community Theatre
Feb. 9 - Feb. 11 / Website
Students of the On Center Performing Arts' Curtain Up! Company will be performing these nights, with guest performers Andy Meyers, the Missoula Childbloom Guitar Program, UM Dance Team, Hellgate Dance Team, Sentinel Dance Team, and on On Center staff. Tickets are only $5 with canned food.

Black History Month Events // University Center
Website  →

FEB. 10
all day // Black History Month Display // UC Atrium

FEB. 11
all day // Black History Month Display // UC Atrium
10-11am // Benedicte Boisseron: Black Like Me  // UC Theater
11am // Lunch Social // The Branch Center
12:30-1:30pm // Dr. George Price: US Slavery, Industrial Corporatocracy, and Climate Disaster: The Connecting Threads  // UC Theater
2pm // Movie: Good Hair // UC Theater
5pm // Dr. Tobin Shearer: Limits of Censorship in an Age of Respectable Racism // UC Theater

FEB. 13
7pm // Movie: 13th // UC Theater

FEB. 16
4-6pm // "Ask a Black Person" (Panel Discussion on Race in America) // UC 326/327

East of the Sun and West of the Moon Premiere // Roxy Theater
Sat., Feb. 11, 5:30pm / Tickets
Be the first to see this new film by Rhoadeside Productions, detailing three old fairy tale a broke college student falls into after she loses her job. The team of volunteer cast and crew was led by Missoula local amateur/independent filmmaker Rachel Rhoades. A short Q&A with the filmmakers will follow the screening.

Curry Comedy Series 2017 // Public House
Sat., Feb. 11, 6:30pm / Facebook Page 
The Curry Comedy Series returns for another night of delicious eats and hearty laughs. Hosted by Ethan Sky, this fun night out features the local curry creations of Masala Restaurant and local stand-up comedy by Michael, Beers, John Howard, Will Thomas, and many more! There will be live music, with dinner and show $17. Tickets are available at Ear Candy and Ninja Mike's Food Truck.

Hunting Film Festival // Top Hat
Sun., Feb. 12, 4pm / Tickets available at Sportsman's Warehouse 
This film tour will showcase a two-hour reel composed of 10-12 short films produced by some of the best producers in the industry. Rifle hunting, waterfowling, upland wing shooting, Western big game, and much more will be featured.
Classes, Workshops, & Tours

After School Art Adventure I: Exploring Dimensions  with Bev Beck Glueckert
Missoula Art Museum
Tuesdays through Feb. 14, 3:45-5:15pm
Ages 7-11
  Register →

Drawing for Kids with Steve Kretek
Missoula Art Museum Wednesdays through Feb. 22, 3:30-5pm Ages 8-12 Register

Nurturing Pathways: Winter 2017  with Downtown Dance Collective
Thursdays, 8:30-11am
Parents + children up to age 3
Modern Dance Class  with Bare Bait Dance
Open Space, 005, PARTV Building, U of M
For ages 7-11
Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm
  Contact →

Docent Tours
with Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Thursdays, 2pm

Stained Glass Valentines  with Donna Flannery
Missoula Art Museum
Sat., Feb. 11, 11am-12:30pm
  Website →

African Dance Class  with Unity Dance & Drum
Missoula Senior Center
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Contact: 549-7933 

Workshop on Student Activism and Place-Based Learning
with Historical Museum at Fort Missoula
Sat., Feb. 11, 9-12am

Youth Beginning Ceramics Classes
with Elisha Harteis
Feb. 11, 18, 25
Mar. 11, 18, 25
Morning Classes: 10:30am-12pm
Afternoon Classes:

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Partners & Affiliates
Job Postings
Janitor at ZACC
Must have work-study award from University of Montana
10 hours/week

Attendant at University Center Gallery
Must be a registered student at the University of Montana
Submission Calls
University Center Gallery Art Call for Fall 2017/Spring 2018
Open only to UM students, staff, or faculty
Fee: None

Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture  Juried Exhibition
Open only to students, grades 9-12
Deadline: Mar. 3
Exhibition Dates: Mar. 24 - April 28

Bare Bait Dance Art Gala
Deadline: Feb. 10 Event Date: Mar. 2 Website 

Zootown Brew Accepting proposals for art shows for Winter/Spring 2017
Send your idea, inquiry, portfolio, or website to the email below.
Ongoing Exhibitions

Stephen Glueckert: All Mixed Up
at Missoula Art Museum
Through Feb. 18

Bobbie McKibbin, David Hiltner, and Hadley Ferguson
at Radius Gallery
Through Feb. 25

Lisa Gibson & Merle Ann Loman: Communicating Nature
at E3 Convergence Gallery
Through Feb. 25

Intimate West: Women Artists in Montana 1880-1944
at Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Through May 27

Upcoming Events
Art Associates Meeting // Missoula Art Museum
Wed., Feb. 15, 10am / Contact: Susie (544-0891) 
The monthly Art Associates meeting will be held once again, this time with ceramic sculptor Alison Reintjes, who will present "Consistency and Change: From Idea to Finished Form." Art Associates meetings are always free and open to the public.

Suzanne Goldenberg // Liberal Arts Building, Room 103A-B, UM Campus
Thu., Feb. 16, 5pm / Email  → 
Award-winning journalist with the Guardian and author of Madam President, Suzanne Goldenberg, will present "Climate Change in the World's Two Largest Democracies: New Developments in India and the US." Goldenberg reported from India for many years, and will address the human cost of climate change, especially for women.

Readings at Fact & Fiction //  Website 
Wed., Feb. 15, 7pm / Eric Scott Fischl reading and signing Dr. Potter's Medicine Show
Fri., Feb. 17, 7pm / Douglas Chadwick presenting and signing Tracking Gobi Grizzlies
Sat., Feb. 18, 2pm / Elaine Dugas Shea reading and signing Dream Transfer and Wonder
Tue., Feb. 21, 7pm / Timothy O'Leary reading and signing Dick Cheney Shot Me in the Face

Shakespeare & C0. Readings //  Website  
Thu., Feb. 16, 7pm / Grace "Betsy" Bonner reading  Round Lake  with special musical guests, Kevin Canty and David Gates
Mon., Feb. 27, 7pm / Mark Sundeen reading The Unsettlers

The Emperor's New Clothes // Missoula Children's Theatre
Sat., Feb. 18, 3pm & 5pm /  Website → 
"Dress for success" is good advice that the Emperor takes, but where to stop?! The Missoula Children's Theatre presents this world-premiere of The Emperor's New Clothes.  While the premise of this Hans Christian Andersen classic will be familiar, the Missoula Children's Theatre version surely contains its trademark comical twists, turns, and colorful characters. 

Regional Events
Ernst Peterson Opening Reception // Ravalli Museum, Hamilton
Thu., Feb. 9, 6pm /  Website →
Renowned photographer and Montana native Ernst Peterson was a photographer with a far-reaching reputation. The Ravalli Museum is honored to house Peterson's collections each year with the Ernst Peterson Photograph Montana Contest. Take a look at our beautiful area through the eyes of diverse artists and their submitted photography.

Star Wars, Dark Matter and Dvorak
Sat., Feb. 11, 7:30p m in Whitefish Performance Hall / Sun., Feb. 12, 3pm in Flathead Performance Hall, Kalispell /  Website →
This Glacier Symphony & Chorale concert will feature a new work composed for tuba by Benedict Kirby, a professor of music at the University of Montana. Kirby says the story behind the piece stems from his love of astronomical subject matter. John Williams' iconic "Star Wars Suite" and "The Noon Day Witch" by Dvorak will complete this cosmic concert.

Catfish // Dulcie Theatre at Shane Lalani Center, Livingston
Sun., Feb. 12, 6:30pm /  Website 
The Livingston Film Series presents this free screening, in which love and identity become twisted across the lines of the internet. A documentary from Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, it follows photographer Nev Schulman who falls into a complicated online relationship spurred by an 8-year-old painter.

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