art + culture news  //  june 5, 2017
this week in missoula

South Korean Choir to offer special concert in Missoula // UM Music Recital Hall
Tuesday, June 6th, 7:30pm /  
Dolce Canto, directed by Peter Park, presents a joint concert with Ulsan Metropolitan Chorus of South Korea, directed by Dr. In-Gi Min. Head over to the Music Recital Hall on the University of Montana campus for this special occasion. Doors open at 6:45pm. For more information and ticket purchasing, check out the website linked above.

Christine Carbo // Shakespeare & Co.
Thursday, June 8th, 7pm / Website!
Christine Carbo, Whitefish-based author, will be reading from her latest novel, The Weight of Night.  Carbo is a University of Montana Alumna, where she received her Masters in English/Linguistics.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World // MCT Center for the Performing Arts

Thursday, June 8th, 8pm
The Big Sky Documentary Film Series continues with the winner of two HotDocs Audience Awards and the Masterful Storytelling award at Sundance, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. For more information, head over to this Website!

"Richard Buswell: What They Left Behind" & "James Todd: Looney Toones" // Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Opening Thursday, June 8th, 5pm
Show Runs June 8th - September 9th
"The Pasts Returns to UM this Summer in Exuberant, Thoughtful Artworks".  Head over to the Paxson and Meloy galleries of the Performing Arts Radio/Television Center at the University of Montana for a whimsical and contemplative show. For more information here is Montana Museum of Art & Culture's,  Website!

This week at Fact & Fiction Downtown
Thursday, June 8th, 7pm
Steve Helgerson will read and sign,  A Country Doctor and the Epidemics.
Saturday, June 10th, 10:30am
Heather Branstetter, signing of  Selling Sex in the Silver Valley.
Sunday, June 11th, 2pm
Tyler Dunning will do a reading and signing of A  Field Guide to Losing your Friends.

For further details and information head over to Fact & Fiction's,  Website!

This Week at The Roxy Theater
Tuesday, June 6th, 6pm
NT Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Wednesday, June 7th, 8pm
Bonnie & Clyde
Saturday, June 10th, 9pm
Mad Max: The Road Warrior

For movie descriptions and showtimes here is The Roxy's,  Website!

Jumbo Art Jamboree // Zootown Arts Community Center

Friday, June 9th, 5:30pm
Show runs all through June / Website!
View life-sized mixed media art works by participants in the Young Artist After-School Program. These students have been building, painting, drawing,etc. to bring their visions to fruition.

Ugandan Kids Choir Performance // Bethel Community Church
Sunday, June 11th, 10:45am
Children in the Ugandan Kids Choir are coming to Bethel Community Church to perform. The children are known for their talent and singing of traditional African songs. The choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide, which has been devoted to empowering children in the developing world since 1981. For more information, follow this link, Website!

In other news:
National Endowment for the Arts Advertisement Campaign
The ad located to the left is thanks to Americans for the Arts efforts to draw attention to the #SAVEtheNEA movement. " On Wednesday, May 31, The Billings Gazette will run the following ad highlighting the importance of the NEA grants in Montana.  We hope you will share this ad with your friends, colleagues, and U.S. Senators to spread the word about how the NEA supports your local community in Montana.  In addition to sharing this ad in Montana, you can also take action by sending a customizable message to your congressional delegation to support the NEA." For more information follow this link; Website!
upcoming events

Coming up at 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).
Monday, June 26th, 7pm
Jamie Harrison will read and sign, The Widow Nash.

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 next week! Exhibiting artist, Whitney Ford-Terry is leading a discussion on Lucy Lippard's latest book, "Undermining". This book explores art, culture and place. This book clubs 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!

regional events

Culture Crawl // Hamilton 2nd Friday
Hamilton, MT
Friday, June 9th, 4-7pm / Website!
Hamilton invites you to join their 2nd Friday event this June! Specifically, one art focus features a Gun Powder Art demonstration by KJ Kahnle. Be sure to check it out for more wonderful shows!

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.

Montana's Troubadour Performs// Yellowstone Art Museum
Billings, Montana
Saturday, June 17th, 7pm/ Website!
Yellowstone Art Museum presents, Jack Gladstone, "Montana's Troubadour", one of Native America's premier lyric story smiths, in a concert titled Blackfeet Animal Persons: Native Perspectives on Nature.

Red Ants Pants Music Festival 
White Sulpher Springs, Montana
July 27th-30th
2017's Red Ants Pants Music Festival lineup includes artists such as The Bellamy Brothers, Lucinda Williams, Asleep at the Wheel, Shooter Jennings & Waymore's Outlaws, etc. For more details here is Red Ants Pant's, Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

En Plein Air Coffee Club with Whitney Ford-Terry

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
- Thursdays, 1-2pm
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
Preserving Missoula County's History Grants
Applications open for 2017-18
Deadline: June 15 (earlier submission is recommended)

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 Exhibition 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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