art + culture news  //  june 12, 2017
this week in missoula

Lesile Budewitz & Christine Carbo // Fact & Fiction Downtown
Tuesday, June 13th, 7pm
Join Leslie Budewitz and Christine Carbo for a reading and signing of,  Treble at the Jam Fest (Budewitz), and  Weight of the Night  (Carbo).

For more details check out Fact and Fiction's, Website!

MAM Voices in Contemporary Art Book Club //Missoula Art Museum
Wednesday, June 14th, 6pm / Website!
Head over to the MAM this week! Exhibiting artist, Whitney Ford-Terry is leading a discussion on Lucy Lippard's latest book, "Undermining". The book explores art, culture and place. This art book club precedes a lecture by Lucy Lippard on June 20th, 7pm, at the Public House.

Missoula City Band // Summer Band Concerts
Bonner Park Band Shell, Wednesdays, June 14-August 16, 8pm / Website!
The Missoula City Band announces it's summer series for 2017. For over 100 years, the band has been playing open-air concerts. Concerts will be each Wednesday evening at Bonner Park Band Shell, June 14th - August 16th at 8pm.This community service has been is provided by the generous support of the City of Missoula, musicians, and supporters!

It's All Greek to Me
, Missoula Children's Theatre// MCT Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, June 15th, 6pm/ Website!
The Missoula Children's Theatre Presents It's All Greek to Me,  th is week! These performers have been a part of the summer Navy Performing Arts Camp. Twenty high school students from Navy Bases in Guam and Mayport, Florida have been rehearsing this original play under MCT staff. Watch this short play for free this Thursday!

This week at The Roxy Theater

Tuesday, June 13th, 6pm
NT Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Wednesday, June 14th, 8pm
The Graduate
Friday, June 16th, 9pm
For more details and showtimes, here is the Roxy's  Website!

All tickets available! // MCT,  Inc. Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets are now available to the general public for all shows in the upcoming Missoula Community Theatre season. A few of the shows include,  Mamma Mia, A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Happy Days: A New Musical. The 39 Steps, and more.  Head over to their  Website!  for tickets and more details.

upcoming events

MAM Lecture Series: Lucy Lippard, "Undermining' // Public House
Tuesday, June 20th, 7pm
Join the Missoula Art Museum in welcoming internationally known writer, art critic, activist, and curator, Lucy Lippard. She will be discussing her new work, "Undermining". This lecture will be located at Public House, on 130 E Broadway.
For more details or information, check out MAM's Website!

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co.
Wednesday, June 21st, 7pm
Montana crime novelists, Sean McDaniel and Alec Cizak read from their new novels, Criminal Zoo and Down on the Street.
Friday, June 23rd, 7pm

Missoula-based author, Lynsey G. is reading from her new memoir, Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist.
Saturday, June 24th, 1pm
Missoula teacher and writer, Caroline Patterson, will read from her new collection of  stories, Ballet at the Moose Lodge.

For more details and information head over to Shakespeare & Co.'s, Website!

Coming up at Fact & Fiction Downtown
Monday, June 26th, 7pm
Jamie Harrison will read and sign, The Widow Nash.
Saturday, July 1st, 3pm
Gary Ferguson will do a reading and signing of, Land on Fire.

For more details check out Fact and Fiction's, Website!

6th Annual Northside/Westside Block Party // Zootown Arts Community Center

Saturday, July 15th, 3-9pm
The Northside/Westside Block Party is an annual event in honor of the Northside and Westside neighborhoods of Missoula. North First Street between The ZACC and The Northside Kettlehouse wil be closed down July 15th from 3-9pm. There will be food, beverages, musical guests, and activities for all ages! For more information on this fun night, head over to the ZACC's Website!

regional events

Mobile Mondays // Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Bozeman, MT
Monday, June 12th, 11am - 2pm / Website!
Every Monday, the Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture presents Mobile Mondays!  Grab some food from Bozeman's local food trucks, pick out a new outfit from a fashion truck, and enjoy some art!

She Loves Me
, Summer Musical // Hamilton Playhouse

Hamilton, MT
Tickets for sale now! / Website!
Play runs June 16-18, 23-25, 30 and July 1-2
Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 2pm
The Hamilton Playhouse presents,  She Loves Me,  
the must see summer musical.   Tickets are on sale at the website linked above.

The Boulder River Rhythm Retreat // Drum Brothers
South of Big Timber, MT
June 21-25 / Website!
Sign up to take part in 3,4, or 5 days of this retreat. It will include rhythm classes, song circles, the option to build a drum, and daily yoga and African dance classes. All ability levels are welcome!

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith // Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, Montana
Friday, June 23rd, 6:30pm/ Website!
Yellowstone Art Museum presents, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, who will be speaking about her art. Jaune Quick-to-See is one of the U.S.'s finest Indigenous talents. The YAM is proud to host four decades worth of her work until July 16th.

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

For more information on all of MAM's classes go to their,  Classes Page!

Drop-In Classes 
  with Downtown Dance Collective  
Ages 13+
For all experience levels
The Clay Studio of Missoula

Nature Journaling: Event Mapping
with Nancy Seiler

Acrylic Extravaganza! with Nancy Seiler
July 29 & 30
African Dance Class  with Unity Dance & Drum
Missoula Senior Center
Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm
Contact: 549-7933  

Zootown Arts Community Center
Michael deMeng Workshops
Radius Gallery

Punk Fiction Dream Journal
Saturday, September 30th

Alternate Evolutions in Storyland
Sunday, October 1st

in this issue
partners + affiliates
job/ volunteer postings
Missoula Art Museum Volunteers Needed
Museum Aide
Email  Grace Stopher

Art Teachers at Missoula Art Museum
-Seeking teachers for afterschool classes, weekend program, and summer art classes
-Teaching experience and art expertise necessary
-Send resume, teaching philosophy, and artwork images to Renee Taaffe 

Volunteer at the Roxy Theater
ARTS Missoula First Night 2018 Applications for Artists
Deadline: June 30th

Preserving Missoula County's History Grants
Applications open for 2017-18
Deadline: June 15 (earlier submission is recommended)

T raffic Signal Box Artist Application
City of Missoula Public Art
Deadline: June 30th
Artists must submit online application: Here!
Also, 3-D model also due to Office of Mayor, City Hall, 435 Ryman, Missoula.

Radius Gallery 
Holiday Show, Call for Art:
Show is designed to appeal to gift buyers & collectors.
Exhibition Dates: Nov. 11- Dec. 24
Deadline: September 30th

15th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Call for Entries
Early-bird Deadline: June 30th
Regular Deadline: Sept.1st
Late Deadline: Oct. 6th
Follow this link! for more information & to submit your film.
ongoing exhibitions

Object. Manner. Means. An Exploration of Figurative Art
at The Radius Gallery
Through July 1

Uncommon VonCommon
at  E3 Convergence Gallery
Through July 1

Nexus: The Lela and Rudy Autio Family Collection
at Missoula Art Museum
Through June 24
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