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New Orleans funk band Galactic will play the Wilma Theater on Thursday.

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Friday, February 19

Art

"Intro to Life Drawing" with Sarah Justice, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $90/$100. Sarah Justice will give instruction on ways to see and draw the figure. There will be discussion and demonstrations on measuring, breaking down parts of the body, finding the planes and values, and foreshortening techniques. Exercises of short poses to longer standing poses will allow for warm-up and eventually lead to completed drawings. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Art Guide training, 3 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St.  Free. Tour the new Gesine Janzen print exhibition. If you are interested in volunteering with MAM’s education programs, come to the training. For more information contact Renée Taaffe, education curator, 728-0447 Ext. 228 or reneet@missoulaartmuseum.org.

"A Jesuit Window into Western Montana Life," noon, Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Sally Thompson shares diaries, letters, field journals, sketches and paintings by Jesuit missionaries that offer views of life in the Rocky Mountain region during the mid-19th century. Thompson and members of the Kootenai and Blackfeet tribes sign copies of “People Before the Park” from 6:30-8 p.m. (406) 755-5268, hockadaymuseum.org.

Books, readings

UM Creative Writing Program graduate student and recipient of this year's Merriam-Frontier Award reads her award-winning submission, 4:10 p.m., Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Theta Rho Room, UM. Free and open to the public. 243-5267, cas.umt.edu/creativewriting.

Kids' stuff

Comic Club after-school program, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fridays through April 1, Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Ages 6-11; $160 members, $150 non-members. Create single- and multi-panel cartoons to be included in "ZACC Comics Volume 2." Emphasis will be placed on character development, inking, environment and storyline, using graphite, ink, tracing paper, watercolor, colored markers, printmaking and more. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Art series, 11 a.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., “Squeak, Squeak, Mischievous Mice” with special guest storyteller De Groot; Stay and Play Time follows, Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670.

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

Live tarantula feedings, 4 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St. $4 admission for ages 4 and older. 317-1211.

Music

“Tubas at the Break," fundraising concert, 7:30 p.m., Break Espresso, 432 N. Higgins Ave. UM Tuba Euphonium Choir performs this casual benefit concert to help fund their upcoming participation in the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee. Donations of $10 or more to the UM Tuba/Euphonium fund receive a complimentary (noncommercial) CD recording of the group. T-shirts with a a groovy logo (to be unveiled) will be available for purchase as well. Those unable to attend may still donate to the choir. 243-6880.

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off with its opening night film, "Mavis!" 6 p.m., Wilma Theatre, followed by "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things," at 8 p.m., and "The Ground We Won" at 10 p.m. The festival, featuring 200-some movies from around the world, continues through Feb. 28. Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

Sixth annual Winter Brewfest presented by the Missoula Downtown Association and Kettlehouse Brewing Company, 5-9 p.m., Caras Park. Ages 21 and over. $12 admission (includes commemorative glass and two tokens), additional tokens $3 for two. Live music and food vendors. Missouladowntown.com.

Sports Connection Gun Show, 1-5 p.m., Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Admission $5. (406) 633-2206.

“An Affair of the heART,” 5-8 p.m., Masonic Temple, 115 S. Third St., Hamilton. Admission $3. The Montana Bricolage Artists host this ninth annual textile art show and sale. Mediums include fabrics and fibers that are commercially manufactured and/or hand-dyed and manipulated by the artist. 360-9458.

Open time in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-noon; Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers for grades 9-12. 3:30 p.m.; Introduction to programming in Java for Teens ages 13-18, 5-5:50 p.m.; Cheap Date Night, free feature film, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org

Theater

The Hamilton Players present “Something’s Afoot,” 8 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets $15. The musical murder-mystery is parody of the classic Agatha Christie style and was the first show ever produced at the playhouse. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

Saturday, February 20

Art

Last Night at the Museum painting class led by artists Dee Dee Cooper and Betty Violette, 4-7:30 p.m., Bigfork Museum of Art and History, 525 Electric Ave., Bigfork. $45 includes wine, food, painting supplies. RSVP to (406) 837-6927.

Nature Journaling Series: "Landscapes" with instructor Nancy Seiler, 1-4 p.m., 330 Brooks St. Classes limited to 10. $50 (materials list provided with registration). To sign up, email nancy@nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

Books, readings

Livingston author Scott McMillion reads and signs his book, "Mark of the Grizzly" 7 p.m., Grizzly Claw Trading Co., Seeley Lake. (406) 754-0034. 

Dance

Missoula Folklore Society contra dance, 8-11 p.m., Union Hall, 208 E. Main St. Workshop, 7:30 p.m. $6 MFS members, $9 nonmembers, all ages. Music by Skippin' A Groove; caller Amy Letson. missoualfolk.org.

Kids' stuff

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

Live tarantula feedings, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St. $4 admission for ages 4 and older. 317-1211. 

Music

Student Recital Series, 7:30 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. UM School of Music presents Staci Weidner, voice, in her senior recital. Free and open to the public.  243-6880, griz.music@umontana.edu

Glacier Symphony presents Rach 1 and Gaelic Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Flathead High School Performance Hall, 644 Fourth Ave. W., Kalispell. Tickets $15-$34. Pianist Stanislav Khristenko, first-prize winner of the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition, joins the orchestra for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Works by Barber’s Adagio for Strings are also part of the repertoire. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies starting from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters plus the Top Hat. Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

Montana Brides and Grooms Event, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., University Center Ballroom, third floor, UC Center, UM. Bridesandgroomsmt.com.

"An Affair of the heART,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Masonic Temple, 115 S. Third St., Hamilton. Admission $3. The Montana Bricolage Artists host this ninth annual textile art show and sale. Mediums include fabrics and fibers that are commercially manufactured and/or hand-dyed and manipulated by the artist. 360-9458.

Sports Connection Gun Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Admission $5. (406) 633-2206.

Seventh annual Winter Fest, 5 p.m., Polson Elks Club. $10 admission includes food and live music by Blue Smoke; free for children under age 10. Silent auction and 50/50 drawing with proceeds to benefit Soup’s On and Family Table, which provide aid to the homeless and hungry. (406) 883-5160 or 871-1109.

Spring Speakers Series featuring “Thomas Lewis,” a living history presentation with the Rev. Paul Armstrong, and “Christopher P. Higgins, Co-founder of Missoula” with Bob Brown, 10 a.m., Daly Mansion, 251 Eastside Highway, Hamilton. Free. 363-6004, Ext. 3.

Winter Storytelling Series: "Montana 1864" by Ken Egan, 11 a.m., Travelers' Rest State Park, 6717 Highway 12 W., Lolo. $5 for adults. Free Trekker Kids program available. 273-4253.

Take Your Child to the Library Day: Story time, 11 a.m.; Five Valleys Seed Swap, 1-5 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

The Hamilton Players present “Something’s Afoot,” 8 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets $15. The musical murder mystery is parody of the classic Agatha Christie style and was the first show ever produced at the playhouse. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

Missoula Children's Theatre presents “The Snow Queen,” 3 and 5 p.m., MCT Center for the performing Arts. Tickets available at MCTinc.org, by calling 728-7529 or at MCT’s Box Office. 

Sunday, February 21

Art

Mobile art class, 1 p.m., Naughty Pine Salon, Trout Creek. $25 includes supplies and materials (drinks not included). Ages 21 and over. 546-6559, cheerstopaintingmontana.com.

Dance

Hamilton Golden Age Club potluck dinner dance, 1 p.m., 727 S. Fifth St., Hamilton. 363-0142.

Kids' stuff

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

Music

String Orchestra of the Rockies presents “La Folia,” a musical folly, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Tickets $25 adults, $20 seniors and $10 students/child, available at all GrizTix outlets or by calling 888-MONTANA. sormt.org.

Glacier Symphony presents Rach 1 and Gaelic Symphony, 3 p.m., Flathead High School Performance Hall, 644 Fourth Ave. W., Kalispell. Tickets $15-$34. Pianist Stanislav Khristenko, first-prize winner of the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition, joins the orchestra for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Works by Barber’s Adagio for Strings are also part of the repertoire. (406) 407-7000, gscmusic.org.

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies starting from 10 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters and Shakespeare and Co. Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

Bonner History Round Table, "Logging: From Horses, Oxen and Men to Steam, Gas and Diesel," 2-4 p.m., St. Ann Catholic Church, 9015 Montana 200, Boner. 258-6335, bonnermilltownhistory.org.

“An Affair of the heART,” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Masonic Temple, 115 S. Third St., Hamilton. Admission $3. The Montana Bricolage Artists host this ninth annual textile art show and sale. Mediums include fabrics and fibers that are commercially manufactured and/or hand-dyed and manipulated by the artist. 360-9458.

Sports Connection Gun Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Admission $5. (406) 633-2206.

Theater

Missoula Children's Theatre presents "The Snow Queen," 3 and 5 p.m., MCT Center for the performing Arts. Tickets available at MCTinc.org, by calling 728-7529 or at MCT’s Box Office. 

The Hamilton Players present "Something’s Afoot," 2 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets $15. The musical murder mystery is parody of the classic Agatha Christie style and was the first show ever produced at the playhouse. 375-9050, hamiltonplayers.com.

Monday, February 22

Kids’ stuff

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., ImagineIF Library, Columbia Falls.

Music

Concert band festival, all day, Monday and Tuesday, Music Building.  243-4382, umt.edu/music.

Potpourri 

Harry Potter Extravaganza: Divination Class, 3-5 p.m., University Center Room 327. A week of wizarding fun with the Student Involvement Network starts off with tarot and palm reading in this divination class, courtesy of Water Lilies. 243-6357.

Open mic night, 7 p.m., University Center Atrium. Open mic is available to the general public and focuses on UM students and local youth performers. To sign up email mtmusicandart@gmail.com.  

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies showing from noon to 9:45 p.m. at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters and the Top Hat. The Roxy Theater hosts "Schoolhouse Docs," films for children in fifth-grade and older, at 4 p.m. DocShop events include the following at the UC Theatre. Registration is required. "The Making of Miss Representation" (2:30 p.m.); Story of Stuff" (2 p.m.), "Ethics in Representation" (3:30 p.m.) and "Waking in Oak Creek" (5 p.m.) Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

Food for Fines begins; "Intermediate QuickBooks," 10 a.m.-3 p.m., register at tinyurl.com/qbintermediate2016; Open time in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Electronics exploration, 3-6 p.m.; "Intro to Email," 6 p.m., registration required, Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

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.

Tuesday, February 23

Art

After School Art Adventure II, Tuesdays, 3:45-5:15 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $45/$50; ages 7-11, with Janaina Vieira-Marques. Inspired by the "John Buck: Free for All" exhibition, students will make a mixed-media diorama using kinetic structures built with wire. Over six weeks, using hands-on assemblage, students will embark on an adventure exploring kinetic building, creative thinking, and visual learning strategies. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org

After School Art Adventure I, Tuesdays, 3:45-5:15 p.m.,Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $45/$50; ages 7-11. Explore and be inspired by MAM exhibitions with Bev Glueckert. Young artists will create art based on their experiences viewing art in the MAM galleries. Glueckert offers another series of unique hands-on multimedia projects inspired by MAM’s exhibitions, including papier-mâché sculpture, tile mosaics, and large oil pastel/collage drawings. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.  

Books, readings

Sharma Apt Russell talks and signs "Knocking on Heaven's Door," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881. 

Kids' stuff

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

Tiny Tales for ages 3 and younger, 10:30 a.m.; Frenchtown Branch LEGO Club, 4 p.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

Unity Dance and Drum African dance class with Tarn Ream and live music, 7-8:30 p.m., 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.

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies starting from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters. The Roxy hosts SchoolHouse Docs "Breaking a Monster," at 4 p.m., and DocShop workshops on producing media, online activism, crowd-funding and more at Shakespeare and Co. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration is required.) Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

UM Alumni Association 2016 Community Lecture Series, 7 p.m., University Center Theatre. Featuring "The Naked Truth: Shame in Animal Studies and Black Studies" by Benedicte Boisseron, associate professor, French language and literature. $5. 243-5211, grizalum.org.

Wilderness Lecture Series, 7:10 p.m., University of Montana Gallagher Business Building, Room 122. Speaker: John Baden, founder and chairman of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment and Gallatin Writers Inc., 243-5361.

Open Technology Lab, 10 a.m.-noon; Adult Coloring, 10 a.m.-noon; Socrates Café, 7-9 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670.

ZACCercise, 12:15-1 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $5 suggested donation. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Food for Fines; Open time in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Community Creative Writing Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m.; System Check! 6:30 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

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

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

Theater

"Hot ‘N’ Throbbing,” UM School of Theatre and Dance, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PAR/TV Center, UM. Paula Vogel's play is about a suburban mother with an unorthodox career facing down her seemingly charming but dangerous ex-husband; it tackles lightning-rod social issues in theatrically provocative ways. Tickets $16 general, $14 seniors and students, $10 children 12 and under, available at the UM Arts Box Office, 243-4581 or umt.edu/theatredance.

Wednesday, February  24

Art

Archie Bray Day, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., University of Montana. Artists Kyungmin Park, Michele Summers and Bill Wilkey demonstrate their work 10:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m and 1:30-4:45 p.m., Ceramics Studio, Art Annex, UM. Lecture and slide show, 5:10-6:30 p.m., Social Science Building Room 3562. 243-5893.

Second opening, 7:30-9:30 p.m., the Brink Gallery, 111 W. Front St. Featuring "The Meadow," works in photography and video by Michael Galinsky. 728-5251, thebrinkgallery.com.

Reception with MaryAnn Bonjorni, 6 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Have a drink and rub elbows with artist and educator MaryAnn Bonjorni before her 7 p.m. talk on John Buck’s work at this special members-only reception. Members’ events are designed to let you interact and exchange ideas and opinions with artists, collectors and teachers. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

John Buck Lecture by MaryAnn Bonjorni, 7 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. Free. Join local artist Bonjorni in a discussion of John Buck’s dynamic kinetic sculptures and large-scale woodblock prints. The talk will look at Buck’s complex use of imagery and unorthodox approach. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org.

Bob Ross Night, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. $20/$25 for nonmembers. Bring on your Bob Ross wigs, impressions and appreciation for our monthly Bob Ross Night. Participants will be inspired to paint happy little trees as they watch a Bob Ross video and follow along while drinking wine and having fun in the gallery. Cost covers all your materials, supplies, and canvas. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.  

Monoprinting Basics with open acrylics and Gelli Plate, with instructor Nancy Seiler, 1-4 p.m., 330 Brooks St. Classes limited to 10. $40 plus $25 materials fee. To sign up, email nancy@nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

Books, readings

Fact & Fiction Book Club discusses "The Upstairs Wife,"  7 p.m., 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2665. 

Dance

Shake the Winter Blues dance party, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand. Free dance lesson, 7 p.m. 

Kids' stuff

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

Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m. ImagineIF Library, Columbia Falls.

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

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies starting from 12 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters and Shakespeare and Co., plus DocShop workshops on producing media, online activism, crowd-funding and more at Shakespeare and Co. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Registration is required.) Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

Documentary Film Series, "Autism in Love," 7 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670.

Mansfield Center Spring 2016 Brown Bag lecture Series, 12:10-1 p.m., University Center Room 330, UM. Featuring “How Language and Culture Shape Each Other" by Reza Samar, associate professor, UM Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center. 243-2965, umt.edu/Mansfield/events/brownbaglecture

President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. Featuring “We Are All Seeds: Food Security and Environmental Sustainability,” by Vandana Shiva, founder and director, Research Foundation for Science Technology; founder and managing trustee, Navdanya Trust, New Dehli, India. Umt.edu/president/events/lectures.

Open time in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5:20-6 p.m.; "Discover MPL Databases," 12:30 p.m.; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.; Afternoon Matinee at Missoula Main, 2 p.m.; open jewelry studio, 6-7:30 p.m.; Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665. missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Trivia, 6:30 p.m., Flathead Lake Brewing Pubhouse, Bigfork. 

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

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

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

Theater

"Hot 'N' Throbbing," UM School of Theatre and Dance, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PARTV Center, UM. Paula Vogel's play is about a suburban mother with an unorthodox career facing down her seemingly charming but dangerous ex-husband; it tackles lightning-rod social issues in theatrically provocative ways. Tickets $16 general, $14 seniors and students, $10 children 12 and under, available at the UM Arts Box Office, 243-4581 or umt.edu/theatredance.

Thursday, February 25

Art

Free-form painting with fluid acrylics with instructor Nancy Seiler, 1-4 p.m., 330 Brooks St. Classes limited to 10. $40 plus $25 materials fee. To sign up, email nancy@nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

Reception: “Lines of All Kinds Children’s Art Exhibition,” 5-7 p.m., Hockaday Museum of Art, 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. On view through March 26, recent two- and three-dimensional works by children in grades K-8. (406) 755-5268, hockadaymuseum.org.

Books, readings

Brown Bag It! Book Club, noon-1 p.m., discussion about “Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality” by David Johnston, Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670. 

Dance

Country two-step, beginner-intermediate, 7-8:30 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand.

Kids' stuff

Tissue paper watercolor, 11 a.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Lego Club, 3:30-5 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670. 

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

Mininaturalists Pre-K Program, 10 a.m., Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory St. $3, $1 members. 327-0405, montananaturalist.org.

Live tarantula feedings, 3:30 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St. $4 admission for ages 4 and older. 317-1211.

Music

Documentary screening and live show, "Who is Lydia Loveless" and solo acoustic performance, 8 p.m., the Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. Tickets $6-$8 in advance or at the door for film, $10 in advance or $12 at the door for performance. 

Galactic with Con Brio, 8 p.m., Wilma Theatre. Tickets $23 in advance, $25 at the door, available at the Top Hat, Rockin' Rudy's and online at thewilma.com. All ages. 

Djebe Bara group offers an African dance class to live drumming every Thursday, 6-7 p.m., Barn Movement Studio, 2926 S. Third St. W. $5 suggested. Drummers welcome; dancers wanted. 529-2322.

Potpourri

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival continues with movies starting from 4 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at the Wilma, Roxy and Crystal theaters and Shakespeare and Co. The Top Hat is hosting an acoustic show by Lydia Loveless at 8 p.m. Go to bigskyfilmfest.org or a complete schedule and ticket information.

"Night at the Museum," 6:30 p.m., Miracle of America Museum, 36094 Memory Lane, Polson. Celebrating famous persons in American history having birthdays in February. Free. (406) 883-6804.

Tour of Missoula Public Library, noon, register at missoulapubliclibrary.org; Watercolor painting for all skill levels, noon-2 p.m.; Electronics Exploration, 3-6 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

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

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

Theater

“The Little Prince” 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $8-$18 ($10 Thursday preview night). Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the timeless story follows the unlikely friendship between an aviator who crashes in the Sahara Desert and the innocent yet wise Little Prince who has fallen from the sky. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

"Hot 'N' Throbbing" UM School of Theatre and Dance, 7:30 p.m., Masquer Theatre, PARTV Center, UM. Paula Vogel's play is about a suburban mother with an unorthodox career facing down her seemingly charming but dangerous ex-husband; it tackles lightning-rod social issues in theatrically provocative ways. Tickets $16 general, $14 seniors and students, $10 children 12 and under, available at the UM Arts Box Office, 243-4581 or umt.edu/theatredance.

Art calls

The Hive community center is seeking submissions for a spring exhibition under the theme, "Into the 21st Century." Contact the Hive, 800 S. Third W. Artists who portray the modern scene and are currently without an outlet. Email photos of recent work to Julie at mozaicmt@gmail.com. For more information, call 396-2663.

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