ART


Saturday, May 12

2001 Bigfork Art Walk is from 3-7 p.m. at the galleries in Bigfork. Free. Call (406) 837-7329.

BOOKS


Friday, May 11

Stephen J. Pyne reads from and signs "Year of the Fires" at 7 p.m. at Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins in Missoula. Call 721-2881.

Saturday, May 12

Pattiann Rogers, poet, reads from and signs "Songs of the World Becoming" at the Yaak Valley Community Center on the Yaak River Road in Troy at 7:30 p.m. Call (406) 295-9736.

Wednesday, May 16

Patrick Todd, poet, reads from "A Farm Under Poplars" at 7:30 p.m. at Shakespeare & Co., 525 N. Higgins in Missoula. Call 549-9010.

Thursday, May 17

Rick DeMarinis reads from and signs "Clod of Wayward Marl" at 7 p.m. at Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins in Missoula. Call 721-2881.

First Edition: A Conversation with Distinguished Montana Authors, featuring Rick Bass, is at 7 p.m. at the O'Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish, with a wine-and-cheese reception at 6 p.m.. Tickets are $20, on sale at the O'Shaughnessy Center box office, Electric Avenue Books in Bigfork, Books West in Kalispell, Glacier Wallflower in Columbia Falls and Bookworks and the Whitefish Times in Whitefish. Call (406) 862-5371, 257-7323 or 758-5826.

COMEDY


Saturday, May 12

The Shoppe, an improvisation comedy group, performs at 10 p.m. at the Blue Heron, 140 W. Pine St. in Missoula. Admission is $4 at the door. Call 549-6236.

DANCE


Friday, May 11

University of Montana Department of Drama/Dance Spring Dance Concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the Montana Theatre in the PAR/TV Center on the campus of the University of Montana. Tickets are $9, $7 for students and seniors, on sale at the box offices in the PAR/TV lobby and University Center. Call 243-4581.

Scottish Country Dancing is from 7:30-9 p.m. at McGill Hall, room 104, on the campus of the University of Montana. Free. Call 777-1900 or 251-2616.

Community Dance with Lockwood's Versatiles is from 8-11 p.m. at the Missoula Senior Center, with a Hawaiian luau theme. Admission is $3.

Northwest Ballet Company Spring Concert is at 8 p.m. at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $10, $8 for children 12 and under, on sale at Books West in Kalispell, Electric Avenue Gifts in Bigfork and Imagination Station in Whitefish. Call (406) 257-4855.

Saturday, May 12

University of Montana Department of Drama/Dance Spring Dance Concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the Montana Theatre in the PAR/TV Center on the campus of the University of Montana. Tickets are $9, $7 for students and seniors, on sale at the box offices in the PAR/TV lobby and University Center. Call 243-4581.

Northwest Ballet Company Spring Concert is at 2 p.m. at the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $10, $8 for children 12 and under, on sale at Books West in Kalispell, Electric Avenue Gifts in Bigfork and Imagination Station in Whitefish. Call (406) 257-4855.

"Hansel and Gretel" ballet by the Children's Collaborative Art Production is at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road in Hamilton. Tickets, on sale at Chapter One Book Store and at the door, are $4, $3 for seniors and children under 12. Call (406) 375-0427.

Tuesday, May 15

"Thumbelina," Dance Unlimited's Spring Dance Showcase, is at 7:30 p.m. at Sentinel High School. Tickets are $5, $2 for children, on sale at the door. Call 542-1823.

KIDS' STUFF


Friday, May 11

The Whole teen dance club is from 7:30-11 p.m. in the basement of the Elks Lodge in downtown Missoula. Admission is $5. Call 542-5151 or 327-8889.

Saturday, May 12

American Girls Party for ages 6 and up is at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-0009.

Tuesday, May 15

Tuesday Tale Time is at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-0009.

Thursday, May 17

The Whole teen dance club is from 7:30-10:30 p.m. in the basement of the Elks Lodge in downtown Missoula. Admission is $5. Call 542-5151 or 327-8889.

"Book Babies" for children from birth to 2 years and their parents, with stories, songs, finger plays and activities, Missoula Public Library, 10:30 a.m. Call 721-BOOK.

Thursday Pajamaramas is at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-0009.

MUSIC


Friday, May 11

Battle of the Bands is at 9 p.m. at the University Center Ballroom on the campus of the University of Montana. Admission is $2. Call 243-6189.

Quiet Drumming and Percussion is at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Church, 546 South Ave. West in Missoula. Donation requested.

The Drum Brothers perform at 8 p.m. at the Hamilton Playhouse at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance at Chapter One Book Store and $10 at the door. Call (406) 375-9050.

Mark Smith and Colin Kline perform at 8 p.m. at the Symes Hotel in Hot Springs. Donations accepted. Call (406) 741-2433.

Saturday, May 12

Brian Kopper is in concert from 7-9 p.m. at Wild Ground Arts and Learning Center, 702 Brooks in Missoula, a part of the Candlelight Concert Series. Admission is $5. Call 543-8079.

Howard Kingston, composition/technology and bass/baritone, presents his senior recital at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Montana Music Recital Hall. Free. Call 243-6880.

Alison Conner and Maria Fussell, flute, present a recital at 2 p.m. at Christian Science Church, 509 S.W. Higgins in Missoula.

Buddy Fo and Sammi Fo perform at 8 p.m. at the Symes Hotel in Hot Springs. Donations accepted. Call (406) 741-2433.

Sunday, May 13

The Wallflowers are in concert at the Wilma Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The concert is sold out.

Second Sunday Swing with the Ed Norton Big Band is from 6-9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in downtown Missoula. Admission is $5. Call 728-2400, extension 7041.

Wednesday, May 16

Jam session with Buddy Wachter, banjo, is at the Missoula Elks Lodge, corner of Pattee and Front, at 7:30 p.m. Free. Call 721-3194.

Montana Piano Trio performs "Voices of Healing: Schubert, Smetana and Maslanka" at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Montana Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $5, on sale at the University Center Box Office, the gift shop at St. Patrick Hospital, and at the door. Call 329-5662.

Thursday, May 17

The Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Buddy Wachter, banjo, present a pops concert at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theatre on the campus of the University of Montana. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students. Call 721-3194.

POTPOURRI


Friday, May 11

Fourth Annual Ken Shughart Humanitarian Award Party, a fund-raiser for the Missoula Humane Society, is at 7:30 p.m. at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts in Missoula. Tickets are $15 or $25 per couple, on sale at the Missoula Humane Society, 1105 Clark Fork Dr. Call 549-3934.

Doug Pryor benefit auction and dance for the local carpenter and artist who was recently diagnosed with cancer starts with a silent auction from 5-7 p.m. and a live auction at 7 p.m., following by dancing to Smoke. Events take place at the Missoula County Fairgrounds Fine Arts Building. Admission is $20 and includes food and beverages. Call 543-8801.

Saturday, May 12

The Good News Diner Variety Show is at 7 p.m. at the Calvary Community Church, 2023 S. Higgins in Missoula, with Mrs. Montana Kelly Jolly, the Hot Tamales, the Expectations, Circle of Friends, Celestial Buckshot and the Good News Band. Free. Call 251-5720.

Sunday, May 13

A May Faire and Potluck Picnic is from noon-4 p.m. at Rose Memorial Park, corner of Brooks and Mount in Missoula. Free. Call 543-7055.

"Tea at the Mansion" is at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. at the Daly Mansion in Hamilton. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance at either the Daly Mansion or Mikesell's Fine Jewelry. Call (406) 363-6004.

Cowpoke Poetry and Music is at the Ravalli County Museum at 2 p.m. Donations accepted. Call (406) 821-3163 or 363-3338.

Thursday, May 17

The Western Montana Science Fiction Association meets at 5:45 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-7537.

THEATER


TICKET INFO:

"Heaven Can Wait," Hamilton High School Drama Department: Tickets are $4 at the high school office.

"A Night of Comedy," Sentinel High School Drama Department: Tickets are $5. Call 728-2403, extension 7065.

"The Pirates of Penzance," Whitefish Theatre Co.: tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and students. Call (406) 862-5371.

Friday, May 11

"A Night of Comedy," Margaret F. Johnson Theatre, Sentinel High School, 8 p.m.

"The Pirates of Penzance," O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish, 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 12

"A Night of Comedy," Margaret F. Johnson Theatre, Sentinel High School, 8 p.m.

"The Pirates of Penzance," O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish, 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 13

"The Pirates of Penzance," O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish, 2 and 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 17

"Heaven Can Wait," Hamilton High School, 7:30 p.m.

ELSEWHERE


BILLINGS

Sheryl Crow is in concert on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at MetraPark. Tickets are $25.75. Visit www.metrapark.com or call 1-800-366-8538."Cello Dance with Lee Zimmerman" is Friday, April 6, at 8 p.m. at the Elks Club, 934 Lewis. Dinner-concert tickets are $20. Cal; (406) 252-8407.

Lowry Olafson is in concert on Thursday, May 17, at Unity Church, 9 14th St. West, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8, $6 for students and seniors in advance (406-252-4398 or 254-9554) or $10 at the door.

"The Wall," a production of Dynamo Theatre, is Tuesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Alberta Bair Theater. Tickets are $12 and $8. Visit www.tickets.com or call 1-877-321-2074 or (406) 256-6052.

The Billings Symphony is in concert on Sept. 15 ("A Space Odyssey"), Oct. 6 ("Bach to PD.Q. Bach"), Nov. 3 ("Dvorak New World"), Dec. 15 ("Vivaldi Gloria!"), Jan. 12, 2002 ("Beethoven Fourth"), Feb. 16, 2002 ("Tchaikovsky Fourth"), and April 20, 2002 ("Mozart & Brahms"). Tickets range from $7.50-$35. Call (406) 252-3610.

The Eastern Montana Historical Society meets June 14-16, with talks, tours and a banquet. Call (406) 245-0193 or 248-4731.

Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 N. 27th St., (406) 256-6804: "Naming the Place, Placing the Time," mixed media work by Jennifer Reifsneider, through June 10; "All That is Glorious Around Us: Paintings from the Hudson River School" through May 27.

Chris LeDoux is in concert Monday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. at the MontanaFair. Tickets are $25.75. Visit www.metrapark.com or call 1-800-366-8538 or (406) 252-2422.

BOZEMAN

Vans Warped Tour '01 with 311, Rancid, Pennywise, Fenix TX, AFI, the Vandals, Bouncing Souls, H2O, Distillers, Less Than Jake, Hank Williams III, Kool Keith, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Guttermouth, Black Halos, the Ataris, Slightly Stoopid, Downway, the Line, Lawrence Arms, the Apex Theory, Liars Inc., Pepper, Madcap, Good Charlotte, bodyjar, Esham, Deviates and Alien Ant Farm, is Friday, July 6, at noon at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $25 at TIC-IT-E-Z outlets. Visit www.ticketweb.com or call 1-800-808-5940 or 1-800-965-4827.

Barenaked Ladies, with opening act the Proclaimers, are in concert Sunday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on the campus of Montana State University. Visit www.ticketweb.com or call 1-800-808-5940 or 1-800-965-4827.

James Taylor is in concert Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on the campus of Montana State University. Tickets are $42.50, $32.50 and $25.50 at TIC-IT-E-Z outlets. Visit www.ticketweb.com.com or call 1-800-965-4827, 1-888-MONTANA or 243-4052.

BUTTE

"Once On This Island," an Orphan Girl Theatre production, is May 11-12 and 19-20 at the Mother Lode Theatre. Call (406) 723-3602.

GREAT FALLS

The Drum Brothers are in concert Saturday, May 12, at the University of Great Falls Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Call (406) 761-7000.

The Montana State Fair is July 28-Aug. 4, with concerts at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 28 (Brad Paisley); Sunday, July 29 (Bryan Adams); Monday, July 30 (To be announced); Tuesday, July 31 (Phil Vassar); Wednesday, Aug. 1 (Lee Ann Womack); Friday, Aug. 3 (Patty Loveless). Tickets (good for all six concerts) are $52.50 reserved and, for general admission, $32.50 if purchased by June 15 and $42.50 after. The PRCA Rodeo is at 7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, July 31-Aug. 3. Tickets are $12.50 reserved, $8.50 general admission or $26.50 for all four nights. The demolition derby is Saturday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 reserved, $8.50 general admission. Call (406) 727-1481.

The 19th Montana Traditional Jazz Festival is June 28-30 and July 1 at and near the Elks Lodge, with Mart Rodger's Manchester Jazz Band, Zenith Jazz Band, wild Rose Dixieland All-Stars, Barbary Coast Jazz Band, 10th Avenue Jazz Band, Dan Comins and George Probert All-Stars, Last Chance Jazz Band, Big Tiny Little Show with Kimberly West, Rex Rieke Jazz, the Johnny Mac Bands and the Big Sky Syncopators. Tickets are $50 before May 15, $55 to June 15 and $60 after that. Visit www.montanatradjazz.com or call (406) 454-1305 or 771-1642.

C.M. Russell Museum, 400 13th N., Great Falls, 727-8787: "Russell Works from Private Collections: A Preview of the Catalogue Raisonne" shows from April 20-Aug. 26. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $4 adults, $3 seniors 60 and older, $2 students, free to children under 5.

HELENA

Heidi Swan and M.J. Torrance are in concert on Saturday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Myrna Loy Center. Tickets are $10. Call (406) 443-0287.

Mother's Day Pots and Plants sale at the Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave., is Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (406) 443-3502.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" by the Grandstreet Theatre runs Thursdays through Sundays from April 20-May 19. Tickets are $14, $12 for students and seniors, $10 for balcony seats. Call (406) 442-4270.

John Prine is in concert on Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center. Tickets are $26 in advance and $28 at the door. Visit www.ticketweb.com or call (406) 587-0245.

"2001: Clay Odyssey," the 50th anniversary of the Archie Bray Foundation, is June 21-23, with several events, including a dinner and preview party, auction, and the Brickyard Bash with music by the Big Sky Mudflaps. Tickets range from $30 to $400. Visit www.archiebray.org, write the foundation at 2915 Country Club Ave. Helena, 59602, or call (406) 443-3502.

THREE FORKS

Rockin' the Rivers Rockfest 2001 is Aug. 10-12 at the Bridge in the Jefferson River Canyon. Main stage lineup is (Friday, Aug. 10): John Kay & Steppenwolf, Blue Oyster Cult, Edgar Winter, Headpins, Too Slim & the Taildraggers; (Saturday, Aug. 11): Jimmie Vaughan, Double Trouble, Leslie West & Mountain, Mick Taylor, Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds, Shana Morrison, the Jared Stewart Band; (Sunday, Aug. 12): BTO, Eric Burdon & the New Animals, Amazing Rhythm Aces, Dave Mason, Vince Converse and Rob Quist. Three-day passes are $100 in advance or $120 at the gate. Call 1-866-285-0097 or (406) 285-0099.

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO

The Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre offers: "Crazy for You" June 20-24, 28-30 and July 1; "Cabaret" July 7-8, 12-15 and 19-21; "Grease" July 28-29 and Aug. 2-5, 9-11 at Schuler Auditorium on the campus of North Idaho College. Tickets are $25. Call 1-800-4CDATIX or (208) 769-7780.

WALLACE, IDAHO

The 16th Depot Day and Classic Car Show is Saturday, May 12, and runs all day. Call (208) 753-6141 or 752-0111.

GEORGE, WASH.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and the Wallflowers, are in concert Saturday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $52.45 and $33.60. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Tim McGraw, and opening acts Kenny Chesney and Mark Collie, are in concert Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $65.65, $49.35 and $38.85. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Depeche Mode is in concert Sunday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $70.35, $50.40 and $40.95. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Brooks & Dunn's Neon Circus and Wild West Show with Brooks & Dunn, Toby Keith, Montgomery Gentry and Keith Urban, is Saturday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $58.80, $48.30 and $43.05. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Styx and Bad Company, with Billy Squier and Joe Stark, perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 27, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.90, $50.40 and $45.15. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Paul Simon and Brian Wilson are in concert Saturday, June 9, at 7 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $68.25, 50.70 and 44.65. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Ozzfest 2001 with Black Sabbath, Marilyn Manson, slipknot, Papa Roach, Linkin Park and Crazy Town is all day long Monday, June 25, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.40. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

The Warped Tour with AFI, Fenix TX, H2O, Less Than Jake, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Rancid, The Juliana Theory, 311, Bouncing Souls, Distillers, Kool Keith, Pennywise, The Ataris, The Vandals, Alien Ant Farm, Body Jar, Good Charlotte, Hank Williams III, Liars Inc., Slightly Stoopid, Sugarcult, The Apex Theory, Deviates, Esham, Jackpot, Madcap, Pepper, The Line and Userfriendly are in concert Tuesday, July 3 at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $29.15. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Area One Music Festival with Moby, Outkast, Incubus, New Order, Nelly Furtado, Paul Oakenfold, the Orb, Carl Cox, the Roots, Rinocerose, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Kevin Sanderson and Timo Maas is at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.40. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

The B.B. King Blues Festival with B.B. King, Buddy Guy, John Hiatt & the Goners, and Tommy Castro, is Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.40 and $49.90. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Aerosmith, and opening act Fuel, are in concert Friday, Aug. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $73.50 and $35.70. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

The Dave Matthews Band is in concert Friday-Sunday, Aug. 24-26, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $52.50 and $40.20. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

John Mellencamp is in concert Saturday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $70.35, $59.50 and $49.35. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Radiohead is in concert Saturday, June 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $39.95. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

"Girls Night Out" with Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Jamie O'Neil and Carolyn Dawn Johnson is Sunday, July 22, at 5 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $65.65, $55.15 and $44.65. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Creation Festival with D.C. Talk, Audio Adrenaline, Newsdays, Jaci Velasquez, the Supertones and other contemporary Christian performers is July 26-28 at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Area One Music Festival with Moby, Outkast, Incubus, New Order, Nelly Furtado, Paul Oakenfold, the Orb, Carl Cox, the Roots, Rinocerose, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Kevin Sanderson and Timo Maas is at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.40. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Journey, with Peter Frampton and John Waite, are in concert Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $60.40, $49.90 and $39.40. Visit www.ticketmaster.com, www.hobconcerts.com or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

SEATTLE

"Marvin Hamlisch's Search for a Star" is June 14-17 at Benaroya Hall. Tickets range from $42 to $230. Call (206) 215-4800 or (206) 215-4748.

Seattle Symphony season offers concerts May 10-19 (Nexus, percussion ensemble); May 17 and 19 (Wu Man, pipa); May 20 (Maxim Vengerov, violin); May 31-June 3 (Yefim Bronfman, piano); June 7-10 (Pamela Frank, violin); June 20-24 (Andre Watts, piano); June 28-July 1; Sept. 11 (Jose Feliciano, guitar); Sept. 15 (Danny Glover, narrator); Sept. 16 (Wynton Marsalis, trumpet); Sept. 20-23 (Kyung-Wha Chung, violin); Sept. 27-28 and 30 (Lang Lang, piano); Oct. 1 (Philadelphia Orchestra); Oct. 4-7 (Nelson Freire, piano); Oct. 15 (Hilary Hahn, violin, Natalie Zhu, piano); Oct. 19 (Julie Albers, cello); Oct. 25-26 (Jean-Bernard Pommier, piano); Oct. 27 (Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar, sitar); Oct. 29 (Douglas Cleveland, organ); Nov. 1 (H.K. Gruber, chansonnier); Nov. 2-3 (Susan Gulkis, viola, John Cerminaro, Adam Iascone, Susan Carroll, horn); Nov. 5 (Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman, duo piano recital); Nov. 8-10 (Gil Shaham, violin); Nov. 11 (Gerard Schwarz, conductor); Nov. 15-17 (Christopher O'Riley, piano); Nov. 23-28 ("Amahl and the Night Visitors"); Nov. 29 and Dec. 1-2 (Jon Kimura Parker, piano); Dec. 12-14 ("Make a Joyful Noise"); Dec. 16 (Joseph Adam, organ); Dec. 19-22 ("Handel's Messiah"); Dec. 31 and Jan. 3, 2002 (Kathleen Battle, soprano); Jan. 4-5, 2002; Jan. 10-11 and 13, 2002 (Alexander Toradze, piano); Jan. 17, 19-20, 2002 (Joshua Bell, violin); Jan. 24-27, 2002 (Choral Special); Jan. 29, 2002 (Ben Heppner, tenor, and Craig Rutenberg, piano); Jan. 31 and Feb. 2-3, 2002 (Ilkka Talvi and Maria Larinoff, violins); Feb. 7-9, 2002 (Paul Lewis, piano); Feb. 10, 2002; Feb. 14-15, 2002 (Truls Mork, cello); Feb. 16, 2002 (Bill Cosby, comedian); Feb. 26, 2002 (Yefim Bronfman, piano); Feb. 28 and March 1, 2002 (Christian Zacharias, piano); March 2, 2002 (Sandra Cameron, violin); March 4, 2002 (Daniel Roth, organ); March 5, 2002 (Lynn Harrell, cello); March 14 and 16, 2002 (Vladimir Feltsman, piano); March 17, 2002; March 17, 2002 (the Swingle Singers); March 22-24, 2002; March 26, 2002 (the Flying Karamazov Brothers); March 28-30, 2002 (Anthony Newman, harpsichord); April 4, 2002; April 11-12, 2002 (Richard Zeller, baritone); April 13, 2002 (Mstislav Rostropovich, cello); April 15, 2002 (Ingrid Haebler, piano); April 16, 2002 (Alfred Brendel, piano); April 18-21, 2002 (Sarah Chang, violin); Mary 2-3, 2002 (Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano); May 6, 2002 (Mary Preston, organ). Tickets range from $10 to $150. Call (206) 215-4747 or (206) 292-ARTS.

Seattle Opera presents "Falstaff" May 11-12, 16, 18-19; "Rusalka" Oct. 20-21, 24, 26-27 and Nov. 2-3; "Madame Butterfly" Jan. 12-13, 18-20, 23, 25-26, 2002; "Salome" March 23-24, 27, 29-30 and April 3 and 5-6, 2002; "Un Ballo In Maschera" May 4-5, 8, 10-11, 15, 27-18, 2002. Performances are at 7 or 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets range from $30 to $125. To order, visit www.seattleopera.org or call 1-800-426-1619 or (206) 389-7676.

Pacific Science Center, 200 Second Ave. North, (206) 727-2359: "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit," through Sept. 3.

SPOKANE

"Ah, Wilderness," a production of the Spokane Interplayers Ensemble, runs from May 11-June 2 at the group's theater at 174 S. Howard, with 7:30 p.m. performances Tuesday-Thursday, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. May 12, 16 and 19. Tickets are $18.15 and $15.70 for evening performances and $14.45 for matinees. Visit www.interplayers.com or call (509) 455-PLAY.

Tim Conway and Don Knotts perform on Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m. at the Spokane Opera House. Tickets are $49.50 and $39.50. Visit www.ticketswest.com or call 1-800-325-SEAT.

TETON VILLAGE, Wyo.

The Grand Teton Music Festival is July 3-Aug. 25 at Walk Festival Hall, with events on July 3 (Gregory Fulkerson, violin); July 4; July 5; July 6-7 (orchestra concerts with Santiago Rodriguez, piano); July 10-11 (chamber music); July 12; July 13-14 (orchestra concerts with Elmar Oliviera, violin); July 17-18 (chamber music); July 19 (Eugene Friesen, cello); July 20-21 (orchestra concerts); July 24-25 (chamber music); July 26; July 27-28 (orchestra concerts with Eduardus Halim, piano); July 31-Aug. 1 (chamber music); Aug. 2 (Karen Clift, soprano); Aug. 3-4 (orchestra concerts with Orli shaham, piano); Aug. 7-8 (chamber music); Aug. 9 (Wind River 4 String Quartet); Aug. 10-11 (orchestra concerts); Aug. 14-15 (chamber music); Aug. 16 (Brass & Percussion Ensemble); Aug. 17-18 (orchestra concerts); Aug. 21-22 (chamber music); Aug. 23; Aug. 24-25 (orchestra concerts with Sarah Chang, violin). For more information and ticket prices, visit www.gtmf.org or call (307) 733-1128.

ART CALLS


Art Associates of Missoula are sponsoring the Roadshow and Attic Treasures Sale during the May Fair Fling at the Missoula County Fairgrounds May 18-20, with a percentage going to the Art Associates. Call 1-800-735-9477 or (406) 982-3837.

Stevesnville Main Street Association Art Show is July 4-7, and seeks art work. Call (406) 777-3773.

The University of Montana Museum of Fine Arts invites artists to submit slides for its purchase registry and Per Cent for Art Initiative. Send S.A.S.E. to MFA at UM, Office of the President, University of Montana, Missoula, 59812. Deadline is May 31.

20th Annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow seeks art made by enrolled members of North American Indian nations and tribes for the June 16-17 event in Cody, Wyo. Vendor space costs $75. Call (307) 578-4025.

Counting Coup Indian Arts Cooperative seeks Native American artists in all mediums for several shows: "Science Fiction, Fantasy and Computer Graphics" May 25-31 (deadline May 12); "High School Student Spring Show" June 1-July 5 (deadline May 13); "Everyday Items - Utilitarian Art" July 6-Aug. 1 (deadline June 15), plus several shows after this summer: "Blood Quantum and Breeds," "Humor," "Animals," "Family," "Social Problems," "Spirits" and "Me and the Man." Call 728-4722.

Cheyenne Wyoming Artists Guild 32nd National Juried Art Show seeks entries. Deadline is June 15. Write Cheyenne Art Guild, 1701 Morrie Ave., Cheyenne, Wyo., 82001. Call (307) 632-2263.

ANA 30 National Juried Exhibition at the Holter Museum of Art in Helena Aug. 24-Oct. 28 seeks entries. Fee is $25. Deadline is June 11. Send S.A.S.E. to Holter Museum of Art, 12 E. Lawrence, Helena, 59601, or visit www.hotlermuseum.org.

Montana Stockdog Challenge seeks artwork to be used on event poster in 2002. Prizes of $1,000, $300 and $250 available. Call (406) 333-4157.

Kidsfest 2001, sponsored by Missoula Parks and Recreation, seeks artists, musicians, storytellers, performers, youth groups, sponsors and food and beverage vendors for the Aug. 2 events. Deadline is May 30. Call 523-2754.

Montana Watercolor Society 19th Annual Juried Watermedia 2001 Exhibition Oct. 2-27 in Bigfork seeks entries. For a prospectus send a No. 10 S.A.S.E. to Tine Schwartzman, 5300 Elk Ridge Rd., Missoula, 59802. Deadline for entries is May 1. Call 542-7791.

Holter Museum seeks entries for its 30th National Juried Art Exhibition Aug. 24-Oct. 28. Deadline is June 14. Send S.A.S.E. to the Museum, 12 E. Lawrence, Helena, 59601, or visit www.holtermuseum.org.

KIDS' CLASSES


The Art Museum of Missoula offers the following classes for youths: "Kid's Art Extravaganza Camp I" with Bev Glueckert June 18-21 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Dr. Seuss Hats & Funky Shads" with Erin Roberts June 18-21 from 1-3 p.m. ($20); "Kid's Art Extravaganza Camp II with Glueckert June 25-28 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Playing with Printmaking" with Glueckert June 25-28 from 1-3 p.m. ($20); "Nature Journaling" with Claire Emery July 2-6 from 10 a.m.-noon; "A Ceramic Zoo" with Michael Connelly July 9-12 from 10 a.m.-noon ($30); "Drawing: Kids Make Your Mark" with Jennifer rudio Ogden July 9-12 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Medieval Magic: Dragons & Castles" with Ogden July 9-12 from 1-3 p.m. ($20); "Poetry & the Art of the Book" with Renee Taaffe and Sheryl Noethe July 16-19 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Marionettes for Kids" with Barbara Morrison July 16-19 and 23-26 from 1-3 p.m. ($40); "The Vessel: An Introduction to Ceramics" with Connelly July 23-27 from 10 a.m.-noon ($30); "Painting Around the Town" with Taaffe July 30-Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Dance, Draw & Discover" with Cynthia Laundrie July 30-Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Musical Rattles & Paper bowls" with Sheila Miles July 30-Aug. 2 from 10 a.m.-noon ($20); "Glass Mosaics" with Laundrie July 30-Aug. 2 from 1-3 p.m. Visit the museum at 335 N. Pattee or call 728-0447.

Salvation Army Red Shield Day Camp offers hiking, field trips, swimming, drama, music, crafts and video production to children ages 5-12 from June 11-Aug. 17. Call 549-0710.

Teresa Waldorf's Summer Theatre Day Camp is July 23-28 at the University of Montana for children in grades 3-12. Instructors include Waldorf, Stacy Ort and Jillian Dean. Cost is $125. Deadline June 15. Call 721-6722.

Hamilton Players youth theater summer camp is July 16-20. Cost is $100. Deadline May 4. Call (406) 375-9050.

Drawing workshop for kids and adults with Kathleen Stone is Saturday, May 5, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Art Museum of Missoula, 335 N. Pattee. Call 728-0447.

Summer watercolor and drawing workshops for children in third grade and older with instructor Hazel Foley start July 9. Week-long sessions offer morning or afternoon classes. Call 549-0438.

Wee Wild Ones/Wild Explorers, free programs exploring wildlife through games, stories, crafts and other activities, is the first Saturday of each month at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Wee Wild Ones, for 4-6 year-olds, meets from 10-11 a.m. Wild Explorers, for 7-10 year-olds, meets from 11 a.m. to noon. Call 523-4545 to register.

Kindermusik Studios offers music and movement classes for five age levels, birth-18 months, 18 months-3 years, 31/2 -4 and 41/2 -6. Visit www.kindermusik.com or call 251-5762.

Pied Piper Children's dance classes with Marina Weatherly for ages 3-6 are at MCT. Call (406) 777-3546.

Bernina Center, 1900 W. Broadway in Missoula, offers kids' sewing classes for advanced sewers from 9:30 a.m. to noon and beginning sewers from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Call 728-2119.

Middle Eastern dance classes for kids from 4-5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Call 273-0368.

Music lessons for ages 4 and up, exploring music, movement, piano and more. Call 542-9511.

The ChildBloom guitar program has weekly half-hour classes. Kids ages 5-12 and parents can participate. Held at HeartBeat Music, The Warehouse Mall, 725 W. Alder, No. 3. Call 721-0328.

WORKSHOPS


Art

The Art Museum of Missoula offers the following adult summer classes: "Beginning Figure Drawing" with Renee Taaffe Wednesdays from 6-9:30 p.m. from June 20-Aug. 1 ($10 per session); "Painting & Color for Beginning Painters" with Sheila Miles from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 10-26 ($60); "Nature Illustration & Journaling" with Clair Emery from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays from June 26-31 ($60); "Terracotta Planters" with Michael Connelly from 10 a.m.-noon July 7 and 14 ($40); "Birds & Art" with Kate Davis from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 27, 28 and 30 ($40). Visit the museum at 335 N. Pattee or call 728-0447.

Bob Phinney offers the following workshops: Drawing for Painters, Mondays, May 14 and 21; Direct Painting in Oils, Wednesdays, May 16 and 23; and Watercolor and Design, Fridays, May 11, 18 and 25, at 47 Crystal Lane in Victor. Classes run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Cost $55 each. Call (406) 273-2507.

"Find Your Wings: A Large-Scale Drawing Workshop" for adults and children with instructor Kathleen Stone is Saturday, May 5, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Art Museum of Missoula. Materials donation of $5 requested. Call 728-0447.

National Montana Student Workshop with Wanda Mumm is open to high school and college students and is scheduled for June 23-30 at Rising Wolf Ranch near East Glacier. Fee is $400. Visit www.wandamumm.com, write the Montana Student Workshop, 1748 Interlachen Bay, Woodbury, Minn., 55125.

"How to Paint Your Own Painting," with instructor Joe Abbrescia, is June 1-3 in Kalispell. Write Abbrescia at 12 First Avenue West, Kalispell, 59901, or call (406) 755-6639.

Art on the River, a five-day workshop and rafting trip for artists on the Salmon River, is June 22-27. Call 543-1433.

"Majolica: Form and Surface," with instructor Linda Arbuckle, is July 13-15 at the Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave. in Helena. Fee is $150. Visit www.archiebray.org or call (406) 443-3502.

"Making Natural Vessel Shapes," with instructor Hun Chung Lee, is Aug. 10-12 at the Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave. in Helena. Fee is $150. Visit www.archiebray.org or call (406) 443-3502.

"Burn and Learn: Woodfire Workshop," with instructors Matt Kelleher and Simon Levin, is April 30-May 1 at the Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave. in Helena. Fee is $400. Visit www.archiebray.orgg or call (406) 443-3502.

"Assembled Vessels: From the Slab and the Wheel," with instructor Norm Schulman, is Sept. 14-16 at the Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave. in Helena. Fee is $150. Visit www.archiebray.org or call (406) 443-3502.

Figure Drawing Sessions are every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Art Museum of Missoula, 335 Pattee St. Fee of $5 pays for models. Adults 18 and over only. Call 728-0447.

Crafts

Bernina Center, 1900 W. Broadway, offers "Passing Down the Craft" lecture and tea, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12; "Applique Club," 10 a.m. May 13; "Sew Creative Club," 1-3 p.m. May 14. Call 728-2119.

Timeless Treasures Quilt Shop offers: "Blended Flowers," Elaine Rose, May 12; "Fourth of July Tablerunner," Paulette Miller, May 15; "Quilting for the Clueless," Lorena Hillis, May 16; "Twinkle Little Star," Paulette Miller, May 19. Classes held at 2412 River Road. Visit www.ttqsmontana.com or call 542-6566.

Country Friends Quilt Shop, 1519 Cooper: "Primitive Club," for those with an interest in Americana and Primitive quilting, meets last Wednesday of each month, 6-9 p.m. "Aunt Gracie's" meets third Thursdays; "Finish Up Friday" meets second Fridays; "Nine Patch Possibilities" meets last Wednesday, "Row by Row" meets the third Wednesdays. Call 728-7816 or go to www.primitivequilting.com.

Dance

Lolo Squares square-dance lessons are Sundays from 7-9 p.m. at the Lolo Square and Round Dance Center 2-1/2 miles west of Lolo on Highway 12. Instructors are Barry and Bobbie Bartlette. Call 273-0141 or 273-0652.

"Soul Motion," free dance form ongoing classes are offered Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. at the YWCA. Call 728-6178.

"Soul Motion," free dance form ongoing classes are offered Fridays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Wildground.

Beginning Swing (triple step) starts Sunday, May 13, from 6:10-7:30 p.m.; Beginning Argentine Tango starts Tuesday, May 22, from 8-9:20 p.m.; Quickstep starts Thursday, May 24, from 8-9:20 p.m. and Continuing Argentine Tango starts Wednesday, May 30, from 8-9:15 p.m., all at the Missoula Athletic Club. Instructor is Martha Jane Newby. Unless otherwise noted, classes last six weeks and cost $42 cash or $46 if paid by check. Visit http://sites.netscape.net/mtdancesport or call 721-6524.

Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre School offers creative movement, ballet, pointe, repertory, jazz, pas de deux, tap, character and recreational adult division classes with Charlene Campbell. Call 549-5155.

Flamenco, Spanish, Ballet, Jazz and Modern dance classes for ages 3-adult in Missoula and Stevensville offered by Elenita Brown Dance Studios. Call (406) 777-5956.

Aniysa Middle Eastern Dance and Supplies offers instruction in Raks Sharki/Dance Orientale. Call 273-0368.

Music

Joy of Singing classes are Monday nights at Wild Ground in Missoula. Call 273-4354.

Writing

Ashland Writers Conference is July 24-28 at Ashland, Ore., with workshops in poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. Call 541-482-2783.

GALLERIES


Art City, 407 W. Main St., Hamilton, 363-4764: Recycled Materials arts show to celebrate Earth Day, with work by Mary Byers, Lorna Gabel, Laura Mae Jackson, Mary Lakes, Amanda McAdoo, Holly Milstead, Kevin Silkwood, Joseph Thompson, Vivan Yang, through May 18. Hours Tuesday-Friday noon to 5 p.m.

Art Fusion, 471 Electric Ave., Bigfork, (406) 837-3526: Artwork by Bigfork Elementary, Middle and High School students, through May. Color of Spring Art Walk is Saturday, May 12, from 3-7 p.m. Hours are 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Art Fusion, 111 N. Higgins, Missoula, 549-3596: Paintings and mosaics by Jayne R. Piazza and jewelry by Sandy Misenar, through May. Hours are 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

The Artists' Shop, 306 N. Higgins, Missoula: Watercolors by Deborah Milton, photographs by Tim Cooper, ceramics by Mimi Werner, leather works by Marilyn Bacon, iron work by Kevin Corra, through May. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Art Museum of Missoula, 335 N. Pattee St., 728-0447: "Carolyn Krieg: Original Sources" through May 12. "Kathleen Stone: Wings and Other Things" runs through May 12. and a farewell reception Friday, May 11, from 5-8 p.m. "Corwin Clairmont: Halfway Between Here and There" on display through May 26. Regular museum hours: Tuesdays, noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Admission: $2 adults, children free; free Tuesdays.

Birnbaum's Broadway Frame, 331 E. Broadway, 721-6026: "Air, Earth & Water," oils by Marvie Redmond, through May 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Clay Studio, 910 Dickens St., Missoula, 543-0509: "Soda National 2001," national juried exhibit of soda-fired ceramics, through May 30.

Central School Museum, Kalispell, (406) 756-8381: "This Precious Reserve: the History of the U.S. Forest Service in Northwest Montana" and "Our History in Bronze," work by Robert Scriver. Hours until June are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Summer hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $2.

Counting Coup Gallery, 135 E. Main, Missoula, 728-4722: University of Montana Student & Alumni Show, through May 24. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment.

The Dana Gallery, 123 W. Broadway, Missoula, 721-3154: Sculpture and paintings by Bill Drum; "Autumn, Winter Spring," paintings by Lisa Hofman, and photography by University of Montana photojournalism students, through May 29. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Davinci's Framing & Gallery, 1833 S. Higgins, Missoula, 721-3474: Sculpture by Thor Myhre, through May 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10-3 Saturday.

1888 Metal Arts, 118 Main Street, Stevensville, (406) 777-3005: Stevensville High School Advanced Art Show with David Brown, Katie Brown, Ben Courteau, Matt Hays, Alysson King, Ed Lehuta, Misty Moosman, Justin Nash, Liz Rooley, Charla Sarchette, Melissa Trauth, Charissa Henderson, Clayton Curley, Josh Koehnke, Chelsea McPherson, Megan Shook, Jonathan Whiting, Tara Lavy, Keeley Underwood, Zach Cary and Bob McKay, plus jewelry by Demetri Aravosis, through May 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Gallery of Visual Arts, "New Paintings" by Ben Bloch, "Manufactured Landscapes" by Shelly Truman, MFA Thesis Exhibition by Jeath Bultman, all through May 18. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, Building 322, 728-3476 "Missoula Rag: Something Woven" through Sept. 4 and "A Different Wedding" through June 17. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $3 adults; $2 seniors and $1 for students, free to children under 6 and museum members.

Isis Studio & Fine Art Gallery, located in the old Dixon Store on Highway 200, Dixon, 246-2787: Live drawing sessions (no instruction) Mondays from 1-4 p.m. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

L.A. Design, 337 E. Broadway, Missoula, 543-5077: "Romancing the Horse," work by Lila Fayler, through May.

Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana, 40962 U.S. Highway 93, Charlo, 644-3435: "Dancer 2000," 41 color photographs by Jack Brazill of powwow dancers, through June. Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Old Prison Museums, 1106 Main St., Deer Lodge, (406) 846-3111: Through May 25, Old Montana Prison and Montana Auto Museum open daily from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Frontier Montana Museum, Yesterday's Playthings and Powell County Museum closed.

Ponderosa Art Gallery, 944 Springhill Road, Hamilton, 375-1212: Wildlife bronzes by Tim Shinabarger and landscape paintings by Michael Albrechtsen through May 31. Open by appointment.

Rocky Mountain School of Photography, 210 N. Higgins Ave., Suite 101, Missoula, 721-9133: Winners of the school's first photography contest, through June. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Sandpiper Gallery, 2 First Ave. E., Polson, 883-5956: Works by Pennijo Tompkins, Carol Grende and Sid Seay, through May 30. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Sutton West Gallery, 121 W. Broadway, Missoula, 721-5460 or 721-7734: "Sculpture" with Patricia Robinson-Grant, Dan Radven, David Rivers, Eugene Diemer and George Ybarra, through May 29. Reception Friday, May 4, from 5-8 p.m. Open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

University Center Gallery, 2nd Floor, Northwest corner of the University Center at UM, 243-4991: "Face to Face," sculpted masks by Ellis Jacobson, through May 11. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

ART ON VIEW


Bernice's Bakery, 190 S. 3rd West, Missoula, 728-1358: Photographs by John Lahrman through May 31. Hours are 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Butterfly Herbs, 232 N. Higgins, Missoula, 728-8780: Works by Butterfly Herbs employees, sketches of employees and customers by Dirk Lee and a "Wall of Fame" for Butterfly Herbs regulars during May. Hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

The Catalyst, 111 N. Higgins, Missoula, 542-1337: "The Presense of the Past," work by assemblage artist Mike Wright, through May 30. Reception Friday, May 4, from 5-8 p.m.

Doc's Gourmet Sandwich Express, 214 N. Higgins: Artwork by Sussex School students, through May. Reception Friday, May 4, from 5-8 p.m.

First Interstate Bank, corner of Higgins and Front, Missoula: Main Street Artists, work by Ida Asbury, Dorothy Barmeyer, Fran Campbell, Wilma Cole, Dolores Hallman, Aleta Husted, Pat Jensen, Margaret Kohlhase, Marge Kraabel, Joe Mandell, Carol Prinkki, Jeanne Soucie and Florence Vargo, through May 31.

Great Harvest Bread Co., 1407 S. Higgins, 728-4549: Watercolors by Janet McGahan through June 30. Open 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Raven Cafe, 130 W. Broadway, 829-8188: Nature photography by Peter Jackson, through May. Opens Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m.

Remedies Day Spa, north end of Whitefish: Art quilts by Sharon Logan, plus pinata building, Thursday, April 24, 5-9 p.m.

A Simple Practice, 136 E. Broadway, Missoula, 721-1776: Bike Walk Bus Week Photo Contest exhibit, Friday, May 4, from 6:30-8 p.m.

Sorellas Salon and Day Spa, 207 E. Main, Missoula, 721-3639: "OASIS," color photography by Antonia Wolf, through June. Reception Friday, May 4, from 5-9 p.m.

Southgate Mall, Missoula "Hallways to History: Photos of Missoula's Past" through December.

University Center, University of Montana, 243-4991: "Scale and Monumentality," paintings by Neil Jussila, through May 31 in the North Lounge. Hours are 6 a.m.-midnight Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-midnight Saturday and Sunday.

ON THE WEB


www.angelfire.com/art/montanawatercolors: Site of the Montana watercolor Society. Call 258-6480.

www.artagents.com: Watercolor by Eveline Smith, Lolo, and works by national artists.

www.artmissoula.org: Art up for bid at the 29th Annual Art Auction to Benefit the Art Museum of Missoula on Feb. 3 is on display. Bidding may be done on-line. Call 728-0447.

www.art-montana.com: Art by Trudy Evenson, Powell Swanser, Linda Malone, Glen Prestegaard, Debra Kelsey. Call 239-1433.

www.artofmontana.com: Art by Kay Langland, Jack Logozzo, Mark Gutow, William Gamradt.

www.B17.com/hansen: Ken Hansen Studio Gallery, Recent watercolor, collage and mixed media paintings by Hansen. Call (406) 883-5077.

www.dij.com: Toot & Hoot didgeridoos, made in Stevensville and hand-painted by local artists. Call (406) 777-1169.

www.dolack.com: Featuring the art, posters, limited edition prints and lithographs of Monte Dolack and Mary Beth Percival. Call 549-3248.

www.drumbrothers.com: news of drumming an rhythm events, concerts and workshops in western Montana.

www.gamradtgallery.com: oils, limited edition prints, original etchings and hand-engraved firearms. Call 1-800-955-2880.

www.hockadayartmuseum.org: The Web site for the Hockaday Center for the Arts in Kalispell.

www.imagingthat.com: Landscape photography by Richard Chapman and wildlife photography by Lois M. Doubleday. Call 543-3335.

www.leemorrisongallery.com: Featuring the work of Walter Hook, Del Gish and others. Information, e-mail morrison@leemorrisongallery.com or call 1-800-735-9477.

www.montana.com/suttonwest/: Featuring artists show in the Sutton West Gallery. Call 721-5460 or 721-7734.

www.montanafolk.org: Calendar of local and regional dance and acoustic music events. Call 251-4050.

newsom.com/rothermel: Watercolor, oil and mixed media by Missoula artist Jan Rothermel. Wonderworks Studio, 549-3693.

www.noicestudioandgallery.com: Oils, etchings, lithographs and photographs by Marshall Noice and others. Call (406) 755-5321.

www.on93.com: Art by Celia Grohmann. Call (406) 777-1169.

www.ponderosaartgallery.com: Works by regional and national artists. Call (406) 375-1212.

www.releasewithyoga.com: Features Missoula musicians and artisans and instructor Diane Booth Gilliam. Guided meditation CDs, video, gifts, retreats, workshops. Call 721-1124.

www.soulartgallery.com: Paintings, poetry and workshops by Eveline Smith.

www.taomountain.com: Watercolor and collage by Lisa Hofman of Missoula.

www.wadegallery.com: Works by artists featured at the Livingston gallery. Call (406) 222-0404.

www.WondersOfTheWest.com: Online juried group exhibit with 18 artists celebrating Native American life and culture,

PUBLIC RADIO


KUFM is heard at 89.1 FM Missoula, 91.5 FM N. Missoula, 91.3 FM Butte, 89.9 FM Kalispell, 91.1 FM Swan Valley, 91.7 FM Whitefish, 91.9 FM Hamilton, 107.1 FM Marysville, 91.7 FM Helena. For a quarterly program guide, call KUFM at 243-4931 or 1-800-325-1565.FRIDAY, March 16

FRIDAY, May 11

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Haydn: Symphony No. 50 in C; Palestrina: Adoremus Te. (News Break) Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15. (News Break) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74.

1 p.m., Thistle & Shamrock: "Their Lives in Music" features some traditional and contemporary music describing work lives, past and present, of the traditional lifestyles and industries that have been documented in music and song, from fisher folk to farmers, weavers to miners.

SATURDAY, May 12

11:30 a.m., Lyric Opera of Chicago: Verdi: Rigoletto. Fabio Luisi conducts, with Alexandru Agacheas Rigoletto, Andrea Rost as Gilda, Ramon Vargas as Duke of Mantua, Andrea Silvestrelli as Sparafucile and Jennifer Dudley as Maddalena. With Donald Palumbo, Chorus Master, and Christopher Alden, Stage Director.

6:05 p.m., Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor: Live from the Virginia Arts Festival in Norfolk, Va., with finger-style guitar picker and Harp guitar player, Stephen Bennett, and folk duo Cephas and Wiggans.

8 p.m., Beale Street Caravan: Koko Taylor, center stage, recorded live with her band, the Blues Machine, at the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, and then Nashville guitarist Big Mike Griffin recorded at BB King's on Beale Street.

SUNDAY, May 13

7 a.m., The First Art: "A Merry May Morning" features the national broadcast premiere of the Los Angeles Master Chorale's new recording of Dominick Argento's masterly setting of the Te Deum with excerpts from Maurice Durufl's Messe Cum Jubilo, Op. 11, featuring the Men of the Chorale, with Rodney Gilfry, Baritone, and Frederick Swann, Organ.

8 a.m., St. Paul Sunday with Bill McGlaughlin: Opus One performs Haydn: Trio G Major; Dvorak: Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello in E flat, Op. 87; Hartke: The King of the Sun.

12:30 p.m., Bookworm: Carlos Fuentes with "The Years with Laura Diaz."

7 p.m., Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Pierre Boulez conducts Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms; Janacek: Glagolitic Mass. With Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe, Director.

MONDAY, May 14

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Topfer: Sonata in D Minor; Rinck: Andante Sostenuto. (News Break) Baroque Music for Trumpet and Organ; Bach: Sonata No. 2 in A Minor for Solo Violin. (News Break) Renaissance Dances; Pleasures of the Court.

1 p.m., Alternative Radio with David Barsamian: Arundhati Roy: "A Writer's Place in Politics."

7 p.m., Mountain Stage: Mountain Stage's 500th Show with Bruce Cockburn, Steve Earle, Jesse Winchester, Amy Ray & The Butchies and Johnny Staats, Robert Shafer and Robin Kessinger.

9:30 p.m., New Dimensions: "The Global Wisdom Society" with Chris Bache & Winston Franklin.

TUESDAY, May 15

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Khachaturian: Gayne Ballet Music. (News Break) Bruckner: Overture in G Minor; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35. (News Break) Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E Minor.

9:30 p.m., This American Life: "From a Distance" features stories of hero worship, of people admiring someone from afar, and trying to get closer to them.

10:30 p.m., Selected Shorts: "The Composition" by Antonio Skarmeta is read by Steven Gilborn and Stephen Lang reads Steven Millhauser's "A Visit."

WEDNESDAY, May 16

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Poulenc: Cello Sonata. (News Break) Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2; Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A, Op. 47 Kreutzer. (News Break) Poulenc: Theme and Variations for Piano; Korngold: Piano Trio in D, Op. 1.

7:30 p.m., Afropop Worldwide, with Georges Collinet: "Pretty Boys and Working Stiffs" features a look at Latin music in the mainstream media with Ricky Martin and Crew, what is crossing over and the Latin dance music still largely ignored by non-Latino media, with first person stories from the artists and leading media figures.

THURSDAY, May 17

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Haydn: Symphony No. 52 in C Minor. (News Break) Haydn: Cello Concerto in D; Stamitz: Symphony in A. (News Break) Brahms: Double Concerto in a Minor, Op. 102; Grieg: In Autumn, Op. 11.

1 p.m., Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland: Gil Goldstein.

GUIDELINES


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Mail your items to: Entertainer Calendar, c/o the Missoulian, P.O. Box 8029, Missoula, 59807.

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