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Friday, April 24

Art

Opening reception: "Everyone in Me is a Bird: New Works by Courtney Blazon and Susan R. Carlson," 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Radius Gallery, 114 E. Main St. Two-week exhibition features 2-D work by Blazon and 3-D assemblage by Carlson that highlight their literary inspirations. Radiusgallery.com.

Books, readings

Alexandra Teague reads from her second book of poems, "The Wise and Foolish Builders," 7:30 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W. 549-9010, shakespeareandco.com

Robert Rustad reads and signs “True Love’s Kiss: Disney Romance from Snow White to Frozen,” 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com.

Dance

Golden Age Club dance, 7-10 p.m., Golden Age Club, old Jefferson School gymnasium, 727 S. Fifth St., Hamilton. $3. 

Kids' stuff

Shaving cream art, 11 a.m.; art series, 4 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Story time for kids ages 3-5, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. Karen Fields reads “Hats, Hats, Hats.” 363-1670.

Tiny Tales and family story time, Missoula Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Young Artist After-school Program, Fridays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $80 members, $90 nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Music

Floating Crowbar in concert, 7:30 p.m., Rex Theatre, Thompson Falls. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. The Spokane-based band plays traditional Irish music. Tickets are on sale at D&D Liquor in Thompson Falls or call Randy Roberts at (406) 827-4810.

Spring Concert Series: String Ensembles, 7 p.m., Flathead Valley Community College Arts and Technology Building, Room 139, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell. Free admission. (406) 756-4813, fvcc.edu.

Moira Smiley and Voco in concert, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $28. Accompanied by the cello, banjo, ukulele and accordion, to name a few, Smiley’s award-winning original music and spellbinding American and East European folk songs light up the stage. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Potpourri

YWTalks: "Bearing witness on the U.S.-Mexico Border," lecture by UM professor Janet Finn and students Shaunagh McGoldrick, Sarah Fielding and Liza Bassler, noon, YWCA, 1130 W. Broadway. 543-6691, aopitz@ywcaofmissoula.org.

10th annual Hands Across the Border silent auction, 4-7 p.m., Missoula Eagles, 2420 South Ave. W. Proceeds will be donated to Team Up Montana and the Food Bank. 544-0918.

Handsome Little Devils: Squirm Burpee Circus, 7:30 p.m., Hamilton Performing Arts Center, 327 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Tickets $16-$21. Tim Burton meets Wile E. Coyote in this contraption-riddled, character-driven, risk-taking, circus-infused theatrical extravaganza. 363-7946, bartc.org.

Eureka Rendezvous Days. Hotrods, buckskins and bulls come to the Lake Koocanusa Arena. Dinner and concert are $25 for adults, $18 children. Concert-only tickets are $12 adults, $7 kids. eurekaevents.com.

Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers, 3:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

“Mother Courage and Her Children,” 7 p.m., Flathead Valley Community College Arts and Technology Building, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell. Tickets $10, free for students. (406) 756-3906, fvcc.edu.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Dance in Concert," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center, UM. new works by guest artists, students and faculty from the UM Dance Program. Tickets $20 general, $15 seniors and students, 243-4581, umt.edu/theatredance

"The Fatal Fifties Affair," 7 p.m., Stensrud Playhouse, 314 N. First St W. An interactive murder-mystery dinner show. Tickets available at stensrudplayhouse.com or call 926-2477. 

“Death by Chocolate,” 7-10 p.m., Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Tickets $55 each or two for $100. Guests become crime-solvers when a murder occurs at the mansion. The culprit is a 1970s TV sitcom character. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, a chocolate fountain and live music aid the sleuthing. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume representing their favorite sitcom character for the 21-and-older event. (406) 755-2166, conradmansion.com.

Hamilton Players present “The Curious Savage,” 7 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Mrs. Savage has been left $10 million by her husband, but her greedy grownup stepchildren want to get their hands on it. They commit her to a sanatorium hoping to “bring her to her senses.” But Mrs. Savage is determined to establish a fund to help others realize their hopes and dreams. Eventually her fellow patients each receive a special gift of friendship from her – and her adult children learn a valuable lesson. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

UM Opera Theater presents “Idomeneo” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Tickets $11 general, $6 seniors, $5 students. Sung in Italian, with super titles (translation displayed during show). This is some of Mozart’s most eloquent and beautiful music, telling a grand tale of an epic battle between men and the gods. 

"Parallel Lives," 7:30 p.m., Crystal Theatre, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $15. Producer and co-director Teresa Waldorf stages this collection of scenes about the crazy stages in a woman's life. Also featuring Rosie Ayers, Salina Chatlain, Anne-Marie Williams and Bridget Smith. 396-1244.

Saturday, April 25

Books, readings

Jon Axline will read and sign "Taming Big Sky Country: The History of Montana Transportation from Trails to Interstate," 1-3:30 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com. 

Kids' stuff

Family storytime, 11 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

The Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorale presents “Earth Wind and Fire” featuring R. Carlos Nakai, Native American flute soloist, 7:30 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. Call 721-3194 or visit missoulasymphony.org.

"A Musical Evening at the Museum: On the Air with the Dillon Junior Fiddlers,” 6 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton. The performance is in old radio show format and explores different styles of fiddle music. Call 363-3338 for tickets.

Student Recital Series: Ian Velikoff, guitar, 2 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. 243-6880.

Crown of the Continent Choir and Headwaters Ensemble, 7 p.m., O'Shaugnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Free-will offering. Doors open at 6 p.m. for wine bar and silent auction. crownchoir.org.

Potpourri

The Met Live in HD: “Rusticana” and “Pagliacci,” 10:55 a.m., Whitefish Performing Arts Center, 600 E. Second St. (406) 862-7591, whitefishpac.com.

Eureka Rendezvous Days. Hot rods, buckskins and bulls come to the Lake Koocanusa Arena. Dinner and concert are $25 for adults, $18 children. Concert-only tickets are $12 adults, $7 kids, eurekaevents.com.

Kiwanis pancake breakfast, 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Anthony Parish, 217 Tremont. $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage; proceeds fund Missoula youth activities. Tickets available at the door. 546-7742, missoulakiwanis.com.

Missoula Hellgate Rollergirls' third annual "Sip-It: Speakeasy," 7-10 p.m., Masonic Temple, 126 E. Broadway. Tickets $20, available at Rockin' Rudy's or hellgaterollergirls.org. Cash bar, buffet dinner, raffle, music by DJ Hotpantz and performance by the Cigarette Girls Burlesque.  

Mission Valley Trades Fair and Business Expo, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Polson High School. Presented by Anderson Broadcasting, the event features over 100 vendors with food, fun and information. (406) 883-5255, andersonbroadcasting.com.

Forestry Days, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort Missoula. $3 adult, $2 seniors, $1 students. Events include pro-am logging competition, cross-cut sawing, wood chopping, pole climbing, axe throwing and hot saws ("10 percent chain saw and 90 percent alcohol and nitro-burning, fire-breathing monsters.") 546-9304, forestrydays.com.

Five Valleys Dahlia and Glad Society of Missoula and Western Montana annual tuber and corm sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Ace Hardware, Trempers Shopping Center, Brooks Street.

UM Quidditch Tournament, noon-5 p.m., Schreiber Gym. The Missoula Ministry of Magic, an ASUM group, will host the “muggle version” of the sport made popular in the Harry Potter books. Register a team for $25. (510) 499-0171, missoulaharrypotteralliance@gmail.com.

Senior Spring Fling, 6-9 p.m., Missoula Manor, 909 W. Central Ave. The UM Gerontology Society, in association with Missoula Manor Homes, is excited to host the first Senior Spring Fling, a lively event intended to promote physical activity and social stimulation. Seniors, caregivers, family members and friends are welcomed to a festive night of music, dancing, activities (cards, shuffleboard, board games), door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Free and open to the public. 880-3577, info@umgerontologyclub.com, http://www.umt.edu/gerontology-society/default.php.  

UM Advocates’ “World’s Largest Garage Sale,” 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., UM Parking Garage. If you are interested in being a vendor for this event, call UM Advocates at 243-5874, email advocates@mso.umt.edu, or visit life.umt.edu/umadv/garage-sale.php.

Missoula Winter Public Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 800 S. Third St. W. 

"Maker's Ball," 6:30-8:30 p.m. Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

"Down the Hatch," the third annual Orvis fishing film festival, 6:30 p.m. Wilma Theatre. Orvis gear on display and beer available for purchase at Caras Park from 3-6:30 p.m. Tickets $10, available at thewilma.com.

CASA Golf Scramble, 10 a.m. shotgun start, Polson Bay Golf Course. 18-hole, four-person scramble. (406) 883-8230.

Earth Day celebration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Depot Park, Whitefish. Featuring children's performer Doc Wild, a solar-powered bounce house, climbing wall, food vendors, music and activity booths. Citizens for a Better Flathead, (406) 756-8993.

Theater

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Dance in Concert," 7:30 p.m., Montana Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. New works by guest artists, students and faculty from the UM Dance Program. Tickets $20 general, $15 seniors and students, 243-4581, umt.edu/theatredance

“Mother Courage and Her Children,” 7 p.m., Flathead Valley Community College Arts and Technology Building, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell. Tickets $10, free for students. (406) 756-3906, fvcc.edu.

“Death by Chocolate,” 7-10 p.m., Conrad Mansion Museum, 330 Woodland Ave., Kalispell. Tickets $55 each or two for $100. Guests become crime solvers when a murder occurs at the mansion. The culprit is a 1970s TV sitcom character. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, a chocolate fountain and live music aid the sleuthing. Guests are encouraged to dress in costume representing their favorite sitcom character for the 21-and-older event. (406) 755-2166, conradmansion.com.

Hamilton Players present “The Curious Savage,” 7 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Mrs. Savage has been left $10 million by her husband, but her greedy grownup stepchildren want to get their hands on it. They commit her to a sanatorium hoping to “bring her to her senses.” But Mrs. Savage is determined to establish a fund to help others realize their hopes and dreams. Eventually her fellow patients each receive a special gift of friendship from her – and her adult children learn a valuable lesson. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

"The Fatal Fifties Affair," 7 p.m., Stensrud Playhouse, 314 N. First St W. An interactive murder-mystery dinner show. Tickets available at stensrudplayhouse.com or call 926-2477. 

"Parallel Lives," 7:30 p.m., Crystal Theatre, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $15. Producer and co-director Teresa Waldorf stages this collection of scenes about the crazy stages in a woman's life. Also featuring Rosie Ayers, Salina Chatlain, Anne-Marie Williams and Bridget Smith. 396-1244.

Sunday, April 26

Dance

Oula dance party, 10 a.m.-noon, Women's Club Health and Fitness Center, 2105 Bow St. Free and open to women age 18 and older. 728-4410.

Kids' stuff

Family Storytime  2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org. 

Music

The Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorale presents “Earth, Wind and Fire” featuring R. Carlos Nakai, Native American flute soloist, 3 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. Call 721-3194 or visit missoulasymphony.org.  

Acoustic jam session, 2-4 p.m., Sapphire Lutheran Homes, corner of 10th and River streets, Hamilton. Bring your play guitar, mandolin, harmonica, fiddle, bass, banjo, Dobro or similar acoustic instrument or just come to listen. 381-2483.

Student Recital Series: Megan Meadows, piano, 3 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, griz.music@umontana.edu.

Student Recital Series: Benjamin Fox, tenor, 7:30 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, griz.music@umontana.edu.

Treasure State Chorale presents "A Wonderful Day Like Today," directed by Phil Harris, 7 p.m., St. Ignatius Mission Church. Free-will offering.

Potpourri

Earth Week: Earth Celebration, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Caras Park. The Missoula Urban Demonstration Project hosts its annual Earth Celebration in Caras Park. It will feature local food, beverages and music; children’s activities; displays by green businesses and nonprofits; and demonstrations and workshops showcasing sustainable living skills. Free and open to the public. 243-5153, vicki.watson@umontana.edu, umt.edu/greeningum/campus-culture/EarthWeek/\.

Taste of Bigfork, 5 p.m., downtown. Tickets $40. Features wine, music and food from some 20 local restaurants. Tickets are on sale at Electric Avenue Gifts or call (406) 837-5888.

Eureka Rendezvous Days. Hot rods, buckskins and bulls come to the Lake Koocanusa Arena. Dinner and concert are $25 for adults, $18 children. Concert-only tickets are $12 adults, $7 kids. eurekaevents.com.

Theater

"The Fatal Fifties Affair," 5 p.m., Stensrud Playhouse, 314 N. First St W. An interactive murder-mystery dinner show. Tickets available at stensrudplayhouse.com or call 926-2477. 

Hamilton Players present “The Curious Savage,” 2 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Mrs. Savage has been left $10 million by her husband, but her greedy grownup stepchildren want to get their hands on it. They commit her to a sanatorium hoping to “bring her to her senses.” But Mrs. Savage is determined to establish a fund to help others realize their hopes and dreams. Eventually her fellow patients each receive a special gift of friendship from her – and her adult children learn a valuable lesson. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

Monday, April 27

Art

Young Artist After-school Program, Mondays 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Dance

Beginners' graduation, 6:30-8 p.m.; club dance, 8-9:30 p.m., Lolo Square and Round Dance Center, 2 1/2 miles west of Lolo on Highway 12. 529-8633, 273-0652. 

Music

Treasure State Chorale presents "A Wonderful Day Like Today," directed by Phil Harris, 7 p.m., St. Anthony Church, 217 Tremont. Free-will offering.

UM Composers Showcase, 2:10 and 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall. Featuring new music in the UM School of Music composition program and a guest composer. 243-6880, griz.music@umontana.edu.

Potpourri

Lecture: “Indigenous Boarding Schools and American Indian Historical Trauma: The Paradox of Therapy Culture,”  4:10 p.m., Payne Family Native American Center Room 105. Joseph P. Gone, associate professor of psychology and American culture at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, will deliver the lecture. Gone occupies the Katz Family Endowed Chair in Native American studies at Montana State University.

Super Trivia Freakout, 8:30 p.m., the Badlander, 208 Ryman St. Free.

Magic by Evan Disney, 6-8 p.m., Mackenzie River Pizza, Front Street.  

MakerSpace electronics exploration, 3-5 p.m.; Scrabble, 6 p.m.; “Internet Searching,” 6 p.m., registration required, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

"Coal Road to China," film on the impact of coal exports to Asia, 6:30 p.m., Johnny Arlee/Victor Charlo Theatre, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo. (406) 883-3595.

Theater

“Legally Blonde, the Musical,” 7 p.m., Whitefish Performing Arts Center, 600 E. Second St. Tickets $8-$18. Flathead Valley high school students take the stage in the award-winning hit based on the popular film. (406) 862-7469, atpwhitefish.org.

Tuesday, April 28

Art

Open figure drawing, uninstructed, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $7/$5. This ongoing session provides artists an opportunity to draw from a live model. Some supplies available for use, and participants must be 18 years or older. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org

Books, readings

Book Club discussion of Daniel James Brown’s “The Boys in the Boat," 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St.

Dance

Flamenco A ongoing class in technique and castanets with Flamenco Montana/Victoria Lenihan Dance, 6:30-8 p.m., Rocky Mountain Ballet School. 542-9270, flamencomt.com.

Kids' stuff

Tissue paper flowers, 12:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. Childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and younger, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St., 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Story time, 10 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 2640 N. Reserve St. 

Music

"Welcome to Night Vale" live appearance from the serial podcast team with special musical guest Mary Epworth, 8 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $25, available at Rockin’ Rudy’s, 866-468-7624, ticketweb.com or knittingfactory.com.

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. All levels and ages welcome; drop-in dancers welcome. $10 per class, $35 for four classes. 549-7933, tarn.ream@umontana.edu.

UM Composers Showcase: Hear student works from the UM School of Music at 2:10 in the Music Recital Hall in the Music Building, free and open to the public; at 7:30 the Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a concert of student works in the Dennison Theater. Tickets for the Dennison performance is $11 general, $6 for seniors and $5 for students.

Potpourri

Big Sky Film Series: "Bikes vs. Cars," 8 p.m., Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. bigskyfilmfest.org. Free.

Writers Group with John Robinson, 6:30-8 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

MakerSpace open project development, 3-5 p.m.; Young Adult volunteer orientation, 3:30-5 p.m.; System Check! 6:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Communication class, Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., 210 N. Higgins Ave. Suite 207. $65 for one, $120 for two. This class is based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Nonviolent Communication. To register, call 443-3439, email info@patrickmarsolek.com go to innerworkingsresources.com/communicationmissoula.

Trivia, 7:30 p.m., VFW, 245 W. Main St.

Trivia night, 6:30 p.m., East Shore Smokehouse, Highway 35, Polson.

Theater

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PAR/TV Center. Tickets $16, $14 seniors and students, $10 children age 12 and younger. An Iraq vet returns to the U.S. with the true opposite of a hero's welcome. Battle-scarred inside and out, she stalls her reunion with her family in favor of squatting in the desert with strangers. 243-4581, umt.edu/theatredance.

Wednesday, April 29

Art

Warhol and Cinema: "Andy Warhol: A Documentary II," 7 p.m., Roxy Theater. Free. View the second half of the four-part documentary by Rick Burns at the Roxy Theater. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Artists Along the Bitterroot Brown Bag Lecture Series, noon, Art Focus Fine Art and Framing, 217 W. Main St. (second floor), Hamilton. Program: K.J. Kahnle on “Creating from Details.” 381-7898, artistsalongthebitterroot.com.

Young Artist After-school Program, Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Montana poet Philip J. Burgess reads from his new collection, "Henry's Cows," 7 p.m., Shakespeare & Co., 103 S. Third St. W.

Dance

Dance, 7-10 p.m., Polson Elks Club, Main Street. $5 at the door, bring snacks.

Kids' stuff

Family yoga, 11 a.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Story time, 11 a.m., Seeley Lake Branch Library, 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

Story time, 10:30 a.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville, northvalleylibrary.org. 

Music

Tech N9NE’s Special Effects Tour with special guests Krizz Kaliko, Chris Webby, Murs, King 810, Zuse and Koshir, 7:30 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $30, available at Rockin’ Rudy’s, 866-468-7624, ticketweb.com or knittingfactory.com.

UM Composers Showcase, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall. Featuring new music in the UM School of Music composition program and a guest composer. 243-6880, griz.music@umontana.edu.

Potpourri

1,000 Flowers event to honor survivors of sexual assault. Attendees will help drop a thousand flowers (or a few hundred) off the Higgins Avenue Bridge at 5 p.m. Please bring a flower free of dye, stem or string and your support. Organized by the UM Sexual Assault Resource Center, Just Response, Missoula One Billion Rising, and 1,000 Flowers. 

"Facebook for Beginners," 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.; "Windows 8 Basics," 6 p.m., registration required, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.  

Trivia, 7 p.m., Broadway Bar, 1609 W. Broadway.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Co., 424 N. Higgins Ave.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Silver Slipper Lounge, 4063 U.S. Highway 93.

Trivia, 7-9 p.m., Village Roost Bar and Grill, Bigfork.

Trivial Beersuit, 8:30 p.m., the Pulse inside the Press Box, 825 E. Broadway. 

Theater

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PAR/TV Center. Tickets $16, $14 seniors and students, $10 children age 12 and younger. An Iraq vet returns to the U.S. with the true opposite of a hero's welcome. Battle-scarred inside and out, she stalls her reunion with her family in favor of squatting in the desert with strangers. 243-4581, umt.edu/theatredance.

Thursday, April 30

Art

Opening reception, 5-7 p.m., Gallery of Visual Arts, UM. Featuring BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition. 243-2813. umt.edu/art/galleries/gva.

Young Artist After-school Program, Thursdays 2:30-5 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Young artists learn fundamentals, history, techniques and purposes while experimenting with a variety of fun mediums. $10 per day for members, $12 for nonmembers. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Art Start, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $5 members, $6 nonmembers. Developing an artistic eye, mind, and skill is critical to a child’s development. Start your child’s day and education off with Art Start at the ZACC. Work at your own pace with comprehensible directions. All young artists ages 2 and up are welcome. No preregistration necessary. 549-7555, zootownarts.org. 

Dance 

Country two-step, beginning/intermediate level, 7 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand Ave.

Kids' stuff

Face painting, 3:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and under, 10:30 a.m., READ Dogs, 3 p.m.; Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Music

Glacier Symphony soloist spotlight with pianist Claire Huangci, 7:30 p.m., Glacier Symphony Recital Room, 69 N. Main St., Kalispell. Tickets $15, reservations recommended. The winner of two International Chopin competitions and a veteran of the concert stage, the accomplished young pianist performs with the Glacier Symphony in concerts May 2-3 in Kalispell. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Brown Bag It! Book Group discussing “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki, noon, Bitterroot Public Library, 306 State St., Hamilton. 363-1670.

“A Living Wax Museum” with Hamilton School District’s Spectra students, 6 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford, Hamilton. Press a “button” and each child, dressed in full costume, comes to “life” and acts out a scene they have created, based on a historical figure. 363-3338.

Trivia, 7 p.m., Brooks and Browns Bar, 200 S. Pattee St.

Trivia, 8 p.m., Lucky Strike Casino, 1515 Dearborn Ave.

Theater

UM Opera Theater presents “Idomeneo” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Tickets $11 general, $6 seniors, $5 students. Sung in Italian, with supertitles (translation displayed during show). This is some of Mozart’s most eloquent and beautiful music, telling a grand tale of an epic battle between men and the gods.

“Mother Courage and Her Children,” 7 p.m., Flathead Valley Community College Arts and Technology Building, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell. Tickets $10, free for students. (406) 756-3906, fvcc.edu.

UM School of Theatre and Dance presents "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PAR/TV Center. Tickets $16, $14 seniors and students, $10 children age 12 and younger. An Iraq vet returns to the U.S. with the true opposite of a hero's welcome. Battle-scarred inside and out, she stalls her reunion with her family in favor of squatting in the desert with strangers. 243-4581, umt.edu/theatredance.

"My Leg or Something or Another," an original play by Missoula playwright Craig Domes. This comedic, philosophical work about King Arthur and Merlin out on a duck hunt stars Domes and local actors Alexsa Prince and Jeff Medley. Features a musical prelude about Sigmund Freud. 7:30 p.m., Roxy Theater, 718 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets are $10 at the door. Continues Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2.

Call for art

Sandpiper Art and Gift Gallery will hold the Flathead Lake Festival of Art, a two-day juried, fine art festival in Sacajawea Park, in conjunction with fifth annual Blues Festival on Aug. 15 -16. To download an application or for more information, visit sandpiperartgallery.com or flatheadlakebluesfestival.com.

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