art + culture news  //  may 29, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / June 2 / G allery Guide

"Colors of the West" by Alissa Durling
The Artists' Shop
Maggy Rozycki Hiltne r: What Lies Beneath
Missoula Art Museum
Michaela Erickson - "Stained Melodies" Doc's Sandwiches
Anna Vanuga
La Stella Blu
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Art Work by Scott Woodall
Glacier Sotheby's International Realty
"With Open Arms: Stories About Helping Refugees in Missoula" Soft Landing - Show next to Radius Gallery in annex hallway
Kira Pickering of Cascadia Metalworks Bathing Beauties Beads
First Friday with EPI, Photography & Music
Swift Center
Art Show
Good Medicine - Acupuncture & Massage
Saltmine: New Works 2017
Gallery 709 inside Montana Art and Framing
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"Celebrating Solstice" 4 Ravens Gallery More Information
Potluck, Music, & Art Night sponsored by Local Indigenous Network Collective
Free Cycles
Uncommon Voncommon - Group Exhibition
E3 Convergence Gallery
Reception: "Window Gazing" - Works by Donna Flanery
The Clay Studio of Missoula
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Live Music by Travis Yost
Ten Spoon Vineyard Winery
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Reading from Caroline Patterson
Fact & Fiction Downtown

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week in missoula

Book Signing with Theodore Waddell // Missoula Art Museum

Wednesday, May 31st, 4pm / Website!
Montana painter and sculpture, Theodore Waddell will be signing copies of his newest publication,  "Theodore Waddell: My Montana" Paintings and Sculpture, 1959-2016", written by Rick Newby.


This Week at The Roxy Theater
Tuesday, May 30th, 6:30pm
NT Live: Obsession
Wednesday, May 31st, 7pm
Road House

For more information on showtimes and tickets, head over to The Roxy Theater's,  Website!

John Kratz Hiking Guide // Shakespeare & Co.
Thursday, June 1st, 7pm / Website!
Head over to Shakespeare & Co. on June 1st for a reading from Missoula-based author, John Kratz, from his new guide, Hiking Waterfalls in Montana. This is Kratz's first published hiking guide.

Downtown ToNight Summer Series// Caras Park
Thursday, June 1st, 5:30pm / Website!
This Thursday, the Missoula Downtown Association kicks off the 17th Annual Downtown ToNight Summer Series. Every Thursday in June, July, & August from 5:30-8:30pm, Missoulians are welcome to come enjoy food, music,and activities in Caras Park. 

in this issue
partners + affiliates
Montana Repertory Theater 22nd Annual Missoula Colony
slots available
 to take part in the week long Colony workshop. (Gathering of artists in support of the writers craft). Submit 10 pages of work by 
Deadline: June 1st.
Submit to email linked:here!
More Information

E3 Gallery Summer Juried Art Exhibition
Accepting all mediums, including performance art
Theme: "Let it Unfold You"
Deadline: Jun. 3
upcoming events

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.

"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 Center for whimsical and contemplative show. For more information here is Montana Museum of Art & Culture's,  Website!

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.

Jumbo Art Jamboree Gallery Opening// Zootown Arts Community Center
Opening: Friday, June 9th, 5:30-8:30pm
Show Runs all through June /  Website!
Head over to the ZACC this June, to view life-sized mixed media art works by participants in the Young Artist After-School Program.

Coming up 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!

Missoula City Band // Summer Band Concerts
Bonner Park Band Shell, Wednesdays, June 14th-August 16th, 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

Artist Presentation: Marilyn Feather // Hockaday Museum of Art
Kalispell, MT
Tuesday, May 30th, 6pm / Website!
Join the Hockaday Museum of Art this Tuesday for a presentation by Artist, Marilyn Feather on her image series, Photographing the Wilderness.

13th Annual Art Show & Sale // Bitterroot River Inn
Hamilton, MT
June 9th, 10th, & 11th / Website!
The Montana Professional Artists Association presents their 13th Annual Art Show & Sale. There will be complimentary Hors d'Oeuvres and a no-host bar. 

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!

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum

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

Summer Programs for Teens:
Teen Wheel Throwing Intensive
(12-18 years old)
June 12th-16th 

Beginning Throwing: 5
Week Intensive
(beginners and students that need a refresher)
Monday's July 24-August 21

For a complete list of summer programs and classes head over to The Clay Studio's  Website!



Missoula Writing Collaborative
Summer Camp registration is now open!
Register, here!

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
Beginning/Intermediate Silk Screen Printing

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