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ART & Culture News // November 7th

This Week in Missoula

Native Issues Speaker // Native American Center, Room 11

Mon., Nov. 7, 10am / Contact →

College of Forestry & Conservation Wildlife Biology student Paden Alexander will present his research titled, "Combining Cutting-Edge Genetic Technology and Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Assess and Monitor Wolverine Distribution on the Flathead Indian Reservation."

Micro-Film Premier // Roxy Theater

Mon., Nov. 7, 6-7pm / Contact: 728-9380

SPARK! Arts Learning and the Roxy Film Academy have teamed up with Missoula's middle schoolers to bring you this micro-film premier. This premier features a Washington Middle School class, but there will be more to come next week.

National Theater Live: The Deep Blue Sea // Roxy Theater

National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue SeaTues., Nov. 8, 7pm / Website →

Helen McCrory returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan's devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama.

Annual Used Book Sale // Historical Museum of Fort Missoula

Historical Museum at Fort MissoulaNov. 10, 10am-7pm / Nov. 11-12, 10am-5pm / Nov. 13, 10am-2pm / Website →

Check out this year's used book sale, hosted by the HMFM. The proceeds from this event support new exhibits, internships, and educational programs at the Historical Museum. Books are only $1.50 per inch!

An Attic an Exit // UM's Open Space Theatre (PARTV 005)

Bare Bait DanceNov. 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.

Elizabeth Giardino Reception // ZACC 

Art by Elizabeth GiardinoFri., Nov. 11, 5:30-8:30pm / Website →

The Zootown Arts Community Center welcomes the highly detailed scratch board art of Elizabeth Giardino at this opening reception. Her artwork will be on display for the month of November.

Allyson Adams Reading // Crystal Theatre

Sat., Nov. 12, 7pm // Website →

In celebration of 100 years since Jeannette Rankin's 1916 election, Allyson Adams will give a staged reading of Save the Country: How Belle Fligelman and Jeannette Rankin Changed the World.

Upcoming Events

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.

Willy Vlautin Reading // Shakespeare & Co.

Willy VlautinWed., Nov. 16, 7pm / Website →

Musician and writer Willy Vlautin will read from his newest novel, The Free, winner of the 2014 Oregon People's Choice Award.

When Jazz was King // University Center Ballroom

When Jazz Was KingFri., 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.

Dr. Ian Lange Reading // Shakespeare & Co.

Dr. Ian LangeSat., Nov. 19, 1pm / Website →

Dr. Ian Lange, Professor of Geology at the University of Montana, will read from his in-depth survey of volcanism in Volcanoes: What's Hot and What's Not on Earth and in our Solar System.

Regional Events

Flights of Imagination // Glacier High School Performance Hall, Kalispell

Sat., Nov. 12, 7:30pm / Sun. Nov. 13, 3pm / Website →Flights of Imagination

The Glacier Chorale is presenting this concert in celebration of mankind's endless imagination. The 70-voice choir will explore such themes as the allure of flight, the mystery of the sea, the nobility of virtue, the spiritual realm, the unknown, and of course, love.

Pete Fromm Reading // Grizzly Claw Trading Company, Seeley Lake

Sat., Nov. 12, 7pm // Contact →

Author Pete Fromm will read from his new book, The Names of the Stars, A Life in the Wilds. Please join to celebrate one of Montana's favorite authors.

Yellowstone Chamber Performance // Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings

Sun., Nov. 13, 3pm // Website →

Author Pete Fromm will read from his new book, The Names of the Stars, A Life in the Wilds. Please join to celebrate one of Montana's favorite authors.

Shakespeare's MacBeth // Shane Lalani Center for the Arts, Livingston

MacBethUntil Nov. 13 // 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.

In this Issue

Partners & Affiliates

Ongoing Exhibitions

Present Tense
Present Tense: Prints from the Jordan D. Schnitzer Collection
Montana Museum of Art & Culture
Sep. 20 - Jan. 14
Associated Events:
Thu., Dec. 8, 5-6pm / Public Docent Tour
Website →
Peter Keefer
Holiday Show
Radius Gallery
Nov. 4 - Dec. 24
Website →
Peepshow Stories
Peepshow Stories: Leslie Van Stavern Millar II
Missoula Art Museum
Sep. 21 - Jan. 21
Website →

Submission Calls

International Wildlife Film Festival
Early Bird Deadline: Nov. 18
Regular Deadline: Jan. 6
Event Dates: April 15-22 at Roxy Theater
Website →
Glacier National Park Artist-In-Residence
Deadline: Jan. 31
Duration: 4 weeks per session
Website →

Workshop, Classes & Tours

Nature Journaling: Landscapes / Website →
Nancy Seiler is hosting this workshop on Sat., Nov. 12, 1-4pm.
Fee: $50 plus materials
Contemporary Modern Dance Class / Contact 
Bare Bait Dance has a dance class every Tuesday, 5:30-7pm, in the Open Space, 005 on UM Campus, PARTV Building. Open to the public.
Docent Tours / Contact →
The Montana Museum of Art & Culture offers docent tours for its current exhibition, Present Tense, every Thursday at 2pm.
ZACC Workshops / Website →
Zootown Arts Community Center hosts a whole slate of workshops for the month of November. Including encaustics, glass fusing, silk-screening, pottery painting, mosaics, puppet-making, printmaking, and more. Visit their website to learn more and register.

Other Art News

Photo of Tarn Ream by Kurt Wilson


Tarn Ream, organizer, on Festival of the Dead

As some may have noticed, the annual Festival of the Dead has made many changes to its program this year due to concerns of cultural appropriation. Read about these changes from the perspective of its own coordinator, Tarn Ream, at the Missoulian →

Shot in Montana


On location: Shot in Montana surveys the state of art

Chris La Tray gives a review of this new book by Brian D'Ambrosio, calling it fun to "open and browse for nuggets of cinematic history." Read more at the Missoula Independent →

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