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ARTS & Culture News: October 31st

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art calls

University Center Gallery / Juried Exhibition
Theme: Art for Change
Deadline: Oct. 28
Website →

E3 Gallery / Winter Group Exhibit
Theme: White
Deadline: Nov. 6
Website →

International Wildlife Film Festival
Deadline: Nov. 18
Website →


festival of the dead parade // zootown arts community center

Mon., Nov. 2 @6:30pm / Website

The ZACC presents its annual Festival of the Dead Parade, with a pre-parade party at Caras Park from 2-5pm. Participants are encouraged to come in costume.

preview: aliens by annie baker // roxy theater

Wed., Nov. 2 / Website →

BetweenTheLines Theatre brings you a production in which two angry young men welcome an awkward high-schooler into their back-alley friendship to teach him everything they know.

reading with catherine lacey // u of m, turner hall, dell brown room

Fri., Nov. 4 @7pm / Website 

Award-winning prose writer Catherine Lacey will give a reading in conjunction with U of M's Creative Writing Program. She is the recipient of the 2016 Whiting Award, among many others.

reading with brian d'ambrosio // shakespeare & co.

Sat., Nov. 5 @1pm / Website 

Brian D'Ambrosio, author of Shot in Montana: A History of Big Sky Cinema, will be talking about the 15 top movies made in Montana.

disney's 101 dalmatians kids // missoula children's theatre

Sat., Nov. 5, 3pm & 5pm / Website

The Missoula Children's Theatre presents this classic favorite, featuring a cast of 45 Missoula-area kids. 

town and gown dance // missoula senior center

Sat., Nov. 5, 8-11pm / Website 

The University of Montana Folklore Society is hosting its annual dance, with a beginner's workshop by Derek Gallagher at 7:30pm.


great russian nutcracker // dennison theatre, u of m

Sun., Nov. 6 @3pm /  Website →

The Moscow Ballet will perform its celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker. Forty dancers, a 60-foot Christmas tree, and hand-painted sets by Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague.


Art For Change Juried Exhibition

University Center Gallery / 4pm

22nd Annual Juried Student Exhibit

Gallery of Visual Arts / 5pm


Sunburst Wildflowers // Steve Slocomb

Montana Natural History Center / 4:30pm

3rd Annual Holiday Show

Radius Gallery / 5pm

Missoula Symphony

Public House / 5pm

We'll Meet on the Edges Soon // Michael Zachary

FrontierSpace / 5pm

A State of Mind / Travis Bradford

Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop / 5pm

 Montana Peepshow Stories // Leslie Van Stavern Millar II

Missoula Art Museum / 5pm

Assortments // Bob Phinney & Elloie Jeter

Gallery 709 (Montana Art & Framing) / 5pm

Best of Betty's Photoshoots

Betty's Divine / 5pm

Missoula: Coming Home // Brian Christianson

E3 Convergence Gallery / 5pm

The Art of the Vote

Imagine Nation Brewing / 5pm

Gallery Night

Berkshire Hathaway Montana Properties / 5pm

Homemade Wearables in Leather, Silk, Cotton, and Wool

4 Ravens Gallery / 5pm

Zobird Jewelry // Zoe Moore

Bathing Beauties Beads / 5pm

Entomoglyphs // Larry Evans

Lake Missoula Tea Company / 5pm

Wild and Scenic Original Oils // Ani Eastwood

The Artists' Shop / 5pm

Habitat for Humanity Show

A & E Architects / 5pm

Community Exhibition

The Clay Studio of Missoula / 5:30pm

Art of Bayern

Frame of Mind / 5:30pm

Haunted House of Representatives

Real Good Art Space / 7pm



an attic an exit // u of m's open space theatre (partv 005)

Nov. 11 @8pm, Nov. 12 @2pm&8pm, Nov. 13 @6pm / Contact →

Bare Bait Dance is hosting a performance by Rachael Lincoln and Leslie Seiters, who will integrate influences from contemporary dance, visual art, fiction, aerial dance, and theater.


art associates meeting // missoula art museum

Wed., Nov. 16 @10am / Contact: 544-0891 →

This monthly meeting will take place with artist and educator Steve Glueckert, who will take attendees on a tour of his exhibition's sculptures and drawings. Call Susie at 544-0891 to learn more.


when jazz was king // university center ballroom

Fri., Nov. 18 @5:30pm / Website

Join the UM School of Music and Jazz Program for an evening with the UM Jazz Ensemble. Hosted by special guest MC Huey Lewis. Drinks, dinner, dancing, and world-class jazz to support UM students.

handel's messiah // dennison theatre, u of m

Sun., Nov. 27 @7:30pm / Website →

The International Choral Festival and UM School of Music presents this live community performance with Dr. David Edmonds at the podium. Mayor John Engen will present welcoming remarks.


Parks & Rec Programs

A wide range of programs for families, children, beginners, and pros. Call 721-PARK to learn more.

Modern Dance Class

Join Bare Bait Dance every Tuesday, 5:30-7pm, in the Open Space 005, UM Campus, PARTV Building. Contact Kelly to learn more.

Docent Tours

Montana Museum of Art & Culture offers docent tours every Thursday at 2pm. Visit the website to learn more.

Ceramics, Ages 9-12

The Clay Studio of Missoula offers this workshop Thursdays, Oct. 27 - Nov. 17, 3:30-5:30pm. Visit the website to learn more.

Nancy Seiler Workshops

Nancy Seiler's most recent slate of workshops include Monoprinting Holiday Cards (Oct. 29, 1-4pm) and Nature Journaling: Birds (Nov. 3, 1-4pm). Visit her website to learn more.

Aikido Intro for Beginning Adults

Aikido Missoula is offering this class on Nov. 5, followed by 4 guided basics classes. Visit the website to learn more.

Ceramics Classes

Artist Elisha Harteis is offering youth beginning classes Nov. 5 - Dec. 17. Contact Elisha to learn more.

ZACC Workshops

Zootown Arts Community Center hosts a whole slate of workshops in October. Including encaustics, glass fusing, silk-screening, pottery painting, mosaics, puppet-making, printmaking, and more. Visit the website to learn more.


beginner guitar program // bigfork middle school, rm 128

The Bigfork ACES program is now enrolling students for its Beginner Guitar Program for youth in the Flathead Valley, Grades 5-8. It will be taught by professional guitarist Tim Torgerson Nov. 7 through Dec. 12 and Jan 9 - Feb. 7. Contact Marti for more information.

all member artists exhibit // carbon county depot gallery, red lodge

Nov. 1 - 30 / Website →

This exhibit will feature about 30 pieces by members of the Carbon City Art Guild.

macbeth // shane lalani center for the arts, livingston

Oct. 21 - Nov. 13, Fridays & Saturdays @8pm, Sundays at 3pm / Website →

The Shane Center kicks off the community theatre season with its version of MacBeth. This will be a 21st-century update to Shakespeare's tragedy of self-promotion, betrayal, and murder.

flight of imagination // whitefish performing arts center

Sat., Nov. 12 @7:30pm & Sun., Nov. 13 @3pm / Website →

The Glacier Symphony and Chorale will present this concert to celebrate the imagination of humankind, and to explore themes of flight, sea, nobility, the unknown, and love.



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President // Greg Boris
Vice President // Katie Patten
Past President // Frankie Flaherty
Treasurer // Micki Frederikson
Secretary // Gwen Landquist
Executive Director // Tom Bensen
Program Director // Matt Anglen
Public Art Coordinator // Brianna McLean
SPARK! Director //Jackalynn Snow
Book Festival Director // Rachel Mindell

  Board of Directors
Laura Bovard, John Combs, Greg Johnson, Robin Checota, Heidi Starrett, Inay Todd, and Jacque Walawander
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