art + culture news  //  november 13, 2017
this week in missoula

First Night Spotlight Auditions
I t's that time of year again! First Night Spotlight Auditions will be held as follows:
Big Sky [at Big Sky] // December 6th, 3:15pm
Hellgate [at Hellgate] // December 7th, 3:15pm
Sentinel [at UC Theater] // December 9th, 11:30am
Willard [at Hellgate] // December 7th, 2:00pm

For more details please click through to our  Website!

Art Associates of Missoula Monthly Meeting // Missoula Art Museum
Wednesday, November 15th, 10am
At November's Art Associates Meeting, Janet Sullivan will be discussing pastels and color combinations in art. This meeting will be at the MAM and it is open and free to the public. If you are interested in more details, please call 406-544-0891.

An Evening with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith // Missoula Art Museum
Thursday, November 16th, 5pm
Head out to the MAM on Thursday to hear from Jaune Quick-to-See Smith at this informal artist talk. She will be discussing her current exhibit. The event is free and open to the public.  Website!

Art Show & Auction // Montana Professional Artists Association Invitational
November 16, 17, 18
[at Hilton Garden Inn, Missoula]
Montana Professional Artist's Association Invites you to the 2017 Art Show & Auction. Meet artists, browse works, and participate in the Live Auction. For more details:  Website!

H. Rafael Chacon, PhD - Lecture with Guest Curator // Montana Museum of Art and Culture
Thursday, November 16th, 7:30pm
Head to the Masquer Theatre in the PARTV Building on the University of Montana campus. H. Rafael Chacon, PhD will be speaking on "Over There! Montanans in the Great War", the current exhibit. You won't want to miss this!  Website!

UM Student Ensemble Series // UM Dennison Theatre
Friday, November 17th, 7:30pm
Join all four of the UM's Big Bands as they swing away in "Don't Git Sassy". The performance will be a tribute to composer/arranger/trumpet legend, Thad Jones. For more info please call, (406)-243-6880.

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Saturday, November 18th, 1pm
Francis Davis will be joining Shakespeare & Co. from Dillon, MT to read from his collection of short stories,  West of Love.  Website!

String Orchestra of the Rockies // UM Music Recital Hall
Sunday, November 19th, 7:30pm
Head to the University of Montana Music Recital Hall on campus for a moving performance by Apollo's Lute, featuring John Lenti. Lenti is a member of the Seattle Baroque and Portland Barque Orchestras. More info:  Website!

upcoming events

A Christmas Carol // The Missoula Community Theatre
November 30th - December 17th
A holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, will be debuting at the MCT this winter. Head to the MCT  Website! to purchase your tickets before they sell out.

"Peter and the Starcatcher"  // University of Montana School of Theatre and Dance
November 21st - December 3rd
UofM Masters Student, Joel Shura is directing, "Peter and the Starcatcher" as part of his final creative project. The show is a fun holiday play! All performances will take place in the PARTV Building campus. For more details and exact show times, head to this  Website!

regional events

16th Annual Holiday Bazaar // The Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Bozeman, MT
Saturday, November 18th, 9am-4pm
The Emerson welcomes you to their 16th Annual Holiday Bazaar. The day will be full of local and regional artwork and artists. This event is a festive fundraiser for the Emerson. For more details, please head to this  Website!

The Glacier Symphony & Invoke // Flathead High Performance Hall 
Kalispell, MT
Saturday, November 18th, 7:30pm
Sunday, November 19th, 3pm
Join the Glacier Symphony in welcoming, Invoke, a modern string quartet. The Symphony's theme for this year is "More Music for More People". For more details please click through to this  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Missoula Art Museum
Teen Artist Workshop: Refining Your Drawing with Maurilio Malone
November 15th

Drop-In Classes 
  with Downtown Dance Collective  
Ages 13+
For all experience levels

Zootown Arts Community Center

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Modern Dance Class  with Bare Bait Dance
Open Space, 005, PARTV Building, U of M
Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm
  Contact →

November Workshops with Bobbe Almer
Watercolor: "Silence of Winter"
N ovember 18th

Flamenco Montana Classes
Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre
Flamenco I: Tuesdays 1-2:30pm
Flamenco II: Wednesdays 7:30-9pm

Lakebottom Sound: Explorations in Improvised Music (Round 2)
October 23-December 11
Mondays, 7:30-9pm
829 S Higgins St
to register

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

Nancy Seiler
Fall Workshops

Encaustic Techniques with GOLDEN Acrylics
Saturday, December 2nd, 1-4pm

Basic Monoprinting with GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics
Saturday, December 16th, 1-4pm

Nancy's  Website!

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

Art Teachers at Missoula Art Museum
-Seeking teachers for afterschool classes, weekend programs, 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
Missoula Community Theatre
 Audition for Happy Days: A New Musical
Sunday, November 19th
12-3pm @ MCT Center for the Performing Arts

Five Valley Chorus, The Sweet Adelines 
Practice for Holiday Open House
Tuesdays, Oct. 17th - Dec. 19th 
[River Valley Church]
Women of all ages are invited to practice and join the singing fun!
For more info call: 543-8137
Dunrovin Ranch, Call for Articles for monthly online Magazine
[700-1,200 words, about nature, animals, or Montana. Submissions must include a professional-quality photograph]. 
Submit to:
Call for Artists!
Kulture Kava, Coffee, and Kombucha is looking for art to fill walls.
Looking to feature 1 artist at a time. Submit images of 6-8 pieces of work. Work will be on display for 30 days.
For more information & to submit your work, email:  here!
The Radius Gallery
Call for ARTISTS:
Montana Found
Deadline: December 31
Show: Mar 2-31
Call for Art at Draught Works Brewery
Draught Works is looking for solo artists or group shows. Please submit 6-8 images of different art pieces and a link to your website if possible.
For more information & to submit your work email:  here!
ongoing exhibitions

University of Montana Graduate & Post Baccalaureate Student Exhibit
At the Clay Studio of Missoula
Through November 20th

Over There! Montanans in the Great War
At the Montana Museum of Art and Culture
Through December 16th

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: In the Footsteps of my Ancestors
at the Missoula Art Museum
Through March 10th

at Zootown Arts Community Center
Through the end of November

Montana Made
at The Artists' Shop
Through November 30th

Resist the Industrial Santa Complex
at Radius Gallery
Through December 24th
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