art + culture news  //  october 30, 2017
FIRST FRIDAY / Nov. 3 / G allery Guide

Gallary and Tours at Hammond Arcade
Hammond Arcade
Please Don't Tell My Dad
Betty's Divine
First Friday for Shed/Afternow: Work by Linda Stoudt
Missoula Art Museum
First Friday with Carly Prentice La Stella Blu
Steampunk and Beyond, First Friday Art Opening
Bernice's Bakery
First Friday with Britt Felgate and Joey Running Crane
Lake Missoula Tea Company
Austin Slominski: Niave/Beginner
E3 Convergence Gallery
First Friday with Chloe
Bike Doctor
Halisia Hubbard and Jenny Fawcett
Clyde Coffee
Celebrate Salvador Dali
Families First Children's Museum
Here & Now, by Soon Kim
Frontierspace Gallery
"Montana Made" - Oils by Patti Jo Thomas 
The Artists' Shop
Side by Side - Classical Figurative
Gallery 709 Inside Montana Art & Framing
Artist Kayla Beal, Refreshments & Fair Trade Shopping
The Olive Branch Fair Trade Store
The Blackbird - It's a Conspiracy 
4 Ravens Gallery
Reception: UM Graduate and Post Bacc Exhibit
The Clay Studio of Missoula
Paul Teigen Photography at Market on Front
Market on Front

For more information visit Missoula First Friday Events,  Website!

this week in missoula

Festival of the Dead Events // Zootown Arts Community Center
October 1 - November 2
The ZACC has TONS of events happening all through the month of October to celebrate life and death through community involvement in the arts. Events include: Festival of the Dead Kick-off at the Missoula Art Park, Remembrance Pendant Workshop, and more! For a full schedule and details head to ZACC's  Website!  

Mamma Mia! // Missoula Community Theatre
October 26- November 5
MCT welcomes the classic, feel-good production of Mamma Mia! The cast is full of talented singers, dancers and performers who are sure to entertain an amazing show! For tickets and more information please head to MCT's,  Website!

*Holdover Performance on Monday, November 6th, 7:30pm.

This week at Shakespeare & Co.
Saturday, November 4th, 1pm
Shakespeare & Co. welcomes Ted Catton to read from his book,  Rainy Lake House.

For more information and other event times, please head to Shakespeare & Co.'s  Website!

Meredith Monk - A Celebration Service // University Congregational Church
Friday November 3rd (and Saturday, November 4th), 7:30 & 9:30pm
Join UM Chamber Chorale and UM School of Theatre & Dance in, "Meredith Monk - A Celebration Service" a performance directed by Allison Easter and Tom Bogdan. For tickets and more info click here:  Website!

This Week at The Roxy Theater
Monday, October 30th, 7pm
Trophy [IWFF]
Tuesday, October 31st, 6:30pm
NT Live: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Wednesday, November 1st, 7pm
Cool Hand Luke
November 2-5
Playing Monopoly with God & Other True Stories

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

Other News// STAY IN THE LOOP!
The City of Missoula Public Art Committee wants to keep you informed!  Follow this link: HERE!   to receive regular updates about Missoula Public Art Events and happenings.
in this issue
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[700-1,200 words, about nature, animals, or Montana.Submissions must include a professional-quality photograph]. 
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The Radius Gallery
Call for ARTISTS:
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Deadline: December 31
Show: Mar 2-31
International Cup Juried Show 2018
The Clay Studio of Missoula
Deadline: November 10
Exhibit: Feb. 2-23, 2018
upcoming events

Coming up at Shakespeare & Co.
Tuesday, November 7th, 6pm
Courtney Blazon and Cori Crumrine, two Missoula artists, will present a slide-talk and host a Q&A about their work, research, and studio practice.
Wednesday, November 8th, 7pm
Aaron Parrett joins us in Missoula from Helena to read from his new fiction collection, Maple & Lead.

For more event listings and details, head to Shakespeare & Co.'s  Website!

Willy Wonka // Missoula Children's Theatre
Friday, November 10th, 7pm
Saturday, November 11th, 3&5pm
Get your tickets to an exciting new Children's Theatre show at the MCT! This performance will be by 49 cast members, made up of Kindergarten - 5th graders. For more details, please head to MCT's  Website!

Love, Loss, and What I Wore // Downtown Dance Collective 
November 10, 7:30pm
November 11, 2pm
November 12, 4pm
Downtown Dance Collective presents Love, Loss and What I Wore, a play about women, clothes and memory.  Website!

Holiday Show // Radius Gallery
Opening: November 10th
Show Runs: Nov 10-Dec 24
Radius Gallery is excited to present their Holiday Show, "Resist the Industrial Santa Complex". This exhibit will feature local artists and will include, painting, drawing, ceramics, etc. Stock up on Christmas gifts!  Website!

Montana Conversation, "Some Favorite Indian Stories" with Hal Stearns // The Northern Rockies Heritage Center
Sunday, November 12th, 2pm
Head to the Northern Rockies Heritage Center, on the grounds of Fort Missoula on November 12th. Storyteller, Hal Stearns will be speaking during the Montana Conversations Program on "Some Favorite Indian Stories". This presentation is free and open to the public. For further info please call, (406)-728-3662.

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.
regional events

Grave Readings // The Hamilton Playhouse
Hamilton, MT
Monday, October 30th, 7pm
Join the Hamilton Playhouse for this spooky evening event. The night will be a powerful mix of poetry, plays and short stories. Attendants are encouraged to dress in costumes. *Not appropriate for young children. For further detail:  Website!

Halloween Double Feature // The Dulcie Theatre at the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts

Livingston, MT
Tuesday, October 31st, 6pm
If you are in the Livingston area be sure to check out the Halloween Double Feature on Halloween Night! The evening will be complete with two films and a costume contest.  Website!

Yoga in the Cave // Holter Museum of Art
Helena, MT
November 4th, December 9th, 10:30-11:30am
Join Yoga instructers for hour long sessions in the current Holter exhibition cave. Focus on breathing, body & mind. For more details please visit this  Website!

classes, workshops, + tours

Zootown Arts Community Center

Missoula Art Museum

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

The Clay Studio of Missoula

Kids Clay (Ages 5-12)
Thursday, Sept. 28 - Nov 2
3:30- 5:30pm

Family Workshops
Saturday, November 4th, 2-5pm
Sunday, December 3rd, 2-5pm

For more information on ALL classes at The Clay Studio of Missoula click,  here!

Nancy Seiler
Fall Workshops
Nature Journaling: Mushrooms
Saturday, November 4th, 1-4pm

Nature Journaling: Seeds and Pods
Saturday, November 4th, 1-4pm


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

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

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

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