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‘As You Like It’: Montana Shakespeare in the Park returns to Hamilton with Bard’s beloved comedy

‘As You Like It’: Montana Shakespeare in the Park returns to Hamilton with Bard’s beloved comedy

Fresh air, great friends and wonderful theatre are three hallmarks of Montana Shakespeare in the Park and, for some, an essential part of summer.

August 18, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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‘Montana Monolog’ examines state, self

There’s one hitch when someone decides it’s time to start fresh in a new place.

August 15, 2014 8:00 am(0)

‘Almost, Maine’ is all about love

POLSON – It’s 9 o’clock on a Friday night in Almost, Maine, a town so far north it’s almost in Canada.

August 15, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Music

Hamilton Performing Arts Council announces lineup for 2014-15

Hamilton Performing Arts Council announces lineup for 2014-15

At a recent box office reception, the Bitterroot Performing Arts Council unveiled its exciting lineup for an 11th season bringing world-class …

August 20, 2014 12:00 pm(0)

Phillip Phillips coming to UM

Phillip Phillips coming to UM

The Adams Center at the University of Montana will host pop-rock musician Phillip Phillips on Thursday, Oct. 23. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the …

August 15, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Black Lillies enjoy making music, making fans

Black Lillies enjoy making music, making fans

If there’s a consensus about the Black Lillies, it’s that the Knoxville, Tennessee-based group doesn’t have a genre – they’ve been described a…

August 15, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Flathead Lake Blues Festival brings 9 bands, 'epic all-star jam'

Flathead Lake Blues Festival brings 9 bands, 'epic all-star jam'

POLSON – Feeling sad because summer is rapidly winding down? No need to sing the blues. The Flathead Lake Blues Festival has nine bands that w…

August 15, 2014 6:00 am Video (1)

Annual Symphony in the Park fills downtown Missoula with music, thousands of listeners

Annual Symphony in the Park fills downtown Missoula with music, thousands of listeners

Every year, the same event packs Caras Park with more people than any other. On Sunday, it was once again time for the Missoula Symphony Orche…

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ZZ Top, Jeff Beck rock Missoula

ZZ Top, Jeff Beck rock Missoula

As the first of a few thousand fans began to pack Ogren-Allegiance Park for ZZ Top and Jeff Beck’s concert Friday night, Bill Elders pulled ou…

August 09, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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The Big Damn Music Issue: Your guide to Western Montana music festivals

The Big Damn Music Issue: Your guide to Western Montana music festivals

Corridor presents its Big Damn Music Issue: Your guide to Western Montana’s summer music festival explosion.

July 31, 2014 1:26 pm(0)
Neighborhood noise: Local bands rock area festivals

Neighborhood noise: Local bands rock area festivals

Montana’s music festivals bring in top-tier talent from around the state, the Northwest, and the country. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t p…

July 31, 2014 1:25 pm(1)
Roots Fest brings eclectic mix of acts to Main Street stage

Roots Fest brings eclectic mix of acts to Main Street stage

Organizers of the ninth annual River City Roots Festival say this year’s music lineup just might be the best ever with a Saturday Main Stage p…

July 31, 2014 1:19 pm(0)
Missoula Symphony celebrates 60 years

Missoula Symphony celebrates 60 years

The Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will open its diamond anniversary season in Caras Park, presenting the fan favorite Sympony in the…

July 31, 2014 1:13 pm(0)

Arts and Music Listings

Out & About: The week in arts and entertainment

Friday, August 15

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SOUNDCHECK: Live music in western Montana clubs

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

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Movie Reviews, Local Listings

Although familiar, ‘The Giver’ is tale well-told

Although familiar, ‘The Giver’ is tale well-told

“The Giver,” director Phillip Noyce’s handsomely wrought take on Lois Lowry’s bestseller, may suffer for sins not of its own making.

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THIS WEEK’S FLICKS

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‘A Most Wanted Man’ dwells on gray areas, spy games in post-9/11 world

‘A Most Wanted Man’  dwells on gray areas, spy games in post-9/11 world

You can sense a John le Carre spy novel adaptation, often before his name turns up in the credits. The hero’s cynicism at war with his skeptic…

August 08, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Books

Missoula Public Library Shelf Life: Big Read returns, learn more about it

The Big Read returns to the Missoula Public Library in October, with more than 40 events, exhibits and book discussions planned around the boo…

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Amazon vs. Hachette fight leaves many techie, bookish residents conflicted

SEATTLE – In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops – brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste …

August 17, 2014 7:00 am(0)

In ‘Lucky Us,’ sisters remain plucky in face of tragedy

In ‘Lucky Us,’  sisters remain plucky in face of tragedy

“There is no such thing as a good writer and a bad liar,” Amy Bloom wrote in her 1999 short story “The Story,” which remains my favorite of al…

August 17, 2014 6:15 am(0)

Entertainment

Live performances carry on festival’s roots

“Mystery Mark,” the illustrated book by Missoula writer Josh Wagner and artist Theo Ellsworth, will be released at a special launch event that…

August 15, 2014 7:00 am(0)

Frenchtown native earns spot in NYC cabaret

Frenchtown native earns spot in NYC cabaret

Frenchtown’s Morissa Trunzo will be featured in a New York City cabaret showcase next week.

August 15, 2014 6:15 am(0)

Philipsburg Concert, Auction and Brewfest expands to 2 days

PHILIPSBURG – There’s nothing catchy about the name, until you add “free” to it.

August 15, 2014 6:15 am(0)

Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall had one of those incredible lives.

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RMBT in Salzburg 1

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre's Maddie Sager's solo performance. Performed in the Mozartplatz in Salzburg, Austria.

RMBT in Salzburg 5

RMBT in Salzburg 5

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre performs "That's Life As A Cowboy" in Salzburg, Austria.

Downtown Pianos

Downtown Pianos

Pianos bring people together in downtown Missoula in social experiment by business, UM groups.

Barbara Ballas plays the UM carillon

Barbara Ballas plays the UM carillon

Listen to the University of Montana's carillon, ringing from the bell tower, and watch how t…

Missoula Irish Dancers

Missoula Irish Dancers

Missoula Irish Dancers perform at schools around Missoula on St. Patrick's Day.

First Night 2014

First Night 2014

Missoula greets the new year with a party.

Dolce Canto Rehearsal

Dolce Canto Rehearsal

Dolce Canto rehearses for its holiday concert.

University of Montana All Star Wind Ensemble

University of Montana All Star Wind Ensemble

The UM School of Music hosted the inaugural All Star Wind Ensemble November 15-17, 2013. Hig…

Festival of the Dead 2013

Festival of the Dead 2013

Photo montage and audio interview done by the Intermediate Photojournalism class at the Univ…

Traditional Games Clinic

Traditional Games Clinic

The International Traditional Games Society holds a clinic in Browning, Mont., to train and …

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