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Arts & Entertainment Planner - February 17 - February 23

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Weekly calendar

Thursday Feb. 17

Books

New Lakes Reading Series presents a poetry reading by The Cutthroats (Elizabeth Sanger and Jill Beauchesne), 8 p.m., Gold Dust Gallery, 330 N. First St. Info: 549-7318.

Kid stuff

Tiny Tales, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. For children birth to age 3, with adult. Free.

Music

Russell Peck, composer of "The Thrill of the Orchestra," gives a free talk, 6:30 p.m., Borders, Kalispell. Info: (406) 257-3241.

Theater

"Steel Magnolias," by Robert Harling, Montana Repertory Theater, UM Department of Drama & Dance. Ticket and info: 243-6809.

Stephen King's "Misery," 8 p.m., Crystal Theater, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $10, available at The Bridge.

Comedian Thea Vidale, 10 p.m., University Center Theater. Tickets $4 w/Griz card, $6 without, available at The Source in the UC. Info: 243-INFO.

Potpourri

Missoula Urban Demonstration Project MUD Mingle, (community potluck), 7 p.m., 629 Phillips St. Info: 721-7513.

Friday Feb. 18

Books

Rachel Toor reads and signs her book "The Pig & I," 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. Info: 721-2881.

Music

Quartango in concert, 8 p.m., O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish. Tickets $20 reserved seating, (406) 862-5371.

John Floridis and singer/songwriter Linda Woods perform, 8:30-10:30 p.m., Coffee Traders, Whitefish. Free.

Punk Rock Prom, 8 p.m., Union Hall (above the Union Club on Main in downtown Missoula). Tickets in advance: $12 couple, $7 single. Night-of: $14 couple, $8 single. Available at Ear Candy.

Theater

"My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," 8 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets and info: 375-9050.

"Steel Magnolias," by Robert Harling, Montana Repertory Theater, UM Department of Drama & Dance. Ticket and info: 243-6809.

Stephen King's "Misery," 8 p.m., Crystal Theater, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $10, available at The Bridge. Also a showing at midnight.

Saturday Feb. 19

Dance

Missoula Folklore Society Contra Dance, 8 p.m., beginner's workshop, 7:30 p.m., Union Hall, 208 E. Main St. Band, Sleeping Child Stringband. Caller, Roy Curet. $4 for MFS members, $6 for non-members.

Music

Glacier Symphony Orchestra performs "The Thrill of the Orchestra," composed by Russell Peck, 7:30 p.m., Flathead High School auditorium. Info: (406) 257-3241.

Theater

"Steel Magnolias," by Robert Harling, Montana Repertory Theater, UM Department of Drama & Dance. Ticket and info: 243-6809.

Stephen King's "Misery," 8 p.m. and midnight, Crystal Theater, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $10, available at The Bridge.

"My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," 8 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets and info: 375-9050.

Potpourri

Kid's Chess Club, 10 a.m.-noon, World Games of Montana, 115 W. Front St. Info: 541-4FUN.

Widows/Widowers no-host buffet luncheon, noon, Golden Corral, 4515 Brooks St. Info: Mick, 251-5902 or Bev, 543-4442.

Good News Diner variety show, featuring comedian Janean McBridge, 7 p.m., Calvary Church Theater, 2023 S. Higgins. Donation requested. Info: 239-5477.

Sunday Feb. 20

Art

The University of Montana Department of Art present Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist Series sponsors a slide presentation and question and answer session with potter, sculptor and educator Paul Soldner, 7 p.m., Social Sciences 356, UM. Info: Beth Lo, 243-6476 or 243-5893.

Music

String Orchestra of the Rockies 20th anniversary concert featuring Thibault Cauvin, guitar, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Tickets available at Rockin Rudy's, Morgenroth, Fact and Fiction. Reception follows in the Gallagher Building after the concert. Info: 728-8203.

Glacier Symphony Orchestra performs "The Thrill of the Orchestra," composed by Russell Peck, 3 p.m., Flathead High School auditorium. Info: (406) 257-3241.

Missoula Folklore Society presents Phillips, Grier and Wichter in concert, 7 p.m., Crystal Theater, 515 S. Higgins Ave. Tickets $10 in advance, available at Rockin Rudy's or $12 at the door. Info: 721-9161 or montanafolk.org.

Down Right Country concert featuring Curtis Rathburn, Missoula vocalist, guitar and mandolin player, 7 p.m., Hamilton Senior Center, 820 N. Fourth, Hamilton. $4. Info: 363-6226.

Theater

"My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," 2 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road. Tickets and info: 375-9050.

Monday Feb. 21

Kid stuff

Family storytime, all ages, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. Free. Info: 721-2665.

Tuesday Feb. 22

Kids stuff

Tiny Tales, 10:30 a.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. Free. For children birth to age 3, with adult.

Lecture

Seventh Annual University of Montana Alumni Association Community Lecture Series featuring Deborah Slicer, "Environmental Ethics as Moral Wilderness," 7-9 p.m., University Center Theater, third floor. Tickets $15 for dues-paying members of Alumni Association, $20 for non-members and $10 for students. Info: 243-5211.

26th Annual Wilderness Lecture Series featuring Dan Spencer, adjunct assistant professor of environmental studies, UM, "Ecological Restoration and Wilderness: Trojan Horse or Hopeful Future?" 7 p.m., Gallagher Business Building 122, UM. Free. Info: 243-6932.

Music

University of Montana Faculty Recital featuring Robert LedBetter, percussion, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Tickets $6 general and $4 students and seniors. Info: 243-6882.

Wednesday Feb. 23

Books

Flathead Valley Community College's Women's Resource Group Reading Group, 6:30 p.m. Discussion focuses on the book "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel. To sign up: Sharon Randolph, (406) 756-3981.

Hockaday Museum of Art Book and Movie Club, 5:30 p.m., 302 Second Ave. E., Kalispell. Info: (406) 755-5268.

Potpourri

Radical Reels Tour, collection of high-adrenaline outdoor films, 6 p.m., University Theater. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. Info and tickets: Campus Recreation, 243-2804.

The Multicultural Alliance presents the Margaret Mead Traveling Film Festival presents "Marry Me," 7 p.m., University Theater, UM. Info: 243-5754.

Weekly highlights for Montana Public Radio

For a quarterly program guide, call KUFM at 243-4931 or 1-800-325-1565.

Thursday, Feb. 17

8:10 a.m. Morning Classics - Vivaldi: Gloria, RV 589; J.S. Bach: Double Concerto in D-minor; Haydn: Violin Concerto in C-major; Dvorak: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major

12:30 p.m. Listeners Bookstall - Germaine reads "Dolomite" by Robert Reid and "More than Skin Deep" by Glen Law (part 1)

1 p.m. Piano Jazz, with Marian McPartland - Jodie Christian

2:30 p.m. Jazz Sessions with Terry Conrad

7:35 p.m. From the Top - From Emory University

8:35 p.m. Performance Today from NPR

Friday, Feb. 18

8:10 a.m. Morning Classics - Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A-major, Op 69; Rachmaninoff: Sonata for Piano No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op 36; Haydn: English Canzonettas - Songs; Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 3, Op 3 in B-minor

12:30 p.m. Listeners Bookstall - Germaine reads "More than Skin Deep" by Glen Law (part 2) and "On the River of Cold Fires" by Tim Cahill

1 p.m. Friday Special - "Thurgood Marshall Before the Court"

Saturday, Feb. 19

7 a.m. The Children's Corner with Annie Garde

9 a.m. Weekend Edition Saturday

11 a.m. Home Ground - Dr. Dan Gretch, biochemist at MSU-Billings, discusses what we already know about mad cow disease and what his new research hopes to discover.

11:30 a.m. The Metropolitan Opera - Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème

6:07 p.m. Prairie Home Companion, with Garrison Keillor

8:05 p.m. Thistle & Shamrock

Sunday, Feb. 20

7 a.m. Harmonia - Music of French baroque composer Elisabeth Claude Jacques de la Guerre and suites by John Jerkins and Matthew Locke.

8 a.m. Saint Paul Sunday, with host Bill McGlaughlin

9 a.m. Weekend Edition Sunday

11 a.m. Fresh Air Weekend with Terry Gross

Noon The Food Guys: "Beans I"

12:10 p.m. Front Row Center

12:20 p.m. Collegium Medicum

12:35 p.m. Living on Earth

1 p.m. Bookworm - Susan Sontag

6 p.m. All Things Considered

4 p.m. Jazz Live from Lincoln Center - Hot Swing: Homage to Stephane Grapelli

7 p.m. The New York Philharmonic - Druckman, R. Strauss, and Stravinsky.

Monday, Feb. 21

8:10 a.m. Morning Classics - R. Strauss: Don Quixote, op. 35; William McClelland: Song for the Rainy Season, Five Sonnets for the Men's Voices; Cimarosa: Concerto for Two Flutes and Orchestra in G; Suk: Serenade for Strings, op. 6

12:30 p.m. Listeners Bookstall

1 p.m. Alternative Radio

7:30 p.m. Mountain Stage - Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Vienna Teng, Lost Trailers, Amelia, and Alexi Murdoch

9:30 p.m. New Dimensions - "Envisioning and Manifesting the Life You Want to Live" with Dave Ellis

Tuesday, Feb. 22

8:10 a.m. Morning Classics - Sor: Grand Solo, op. 14, Fantasie Elegiaque; Sowash: Trio No. 2 Enchantement O'Avirel; Franck: Prelude, Choral and Fugue, M. 21; Bach: English Suite No. 5 in E-minor, BWV 810; Faure: Cello Sonata, op 117.

12:30 p.m. Listeners Bookstall

7:30 p.m. This American Life: "What I Should Have Said"

8:30 p.m. Selected Shorts - "The Third of July" by Elizabeth Cox and "Seventh House" by R.K. Narayan

Wednesday, Feb. 23

8:10 a.m. Morning Classics - Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 9 in C-major; Haydn: Horn Concerto in D-major; Weber: Overture to "Oberon"; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D, K211; Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9, op 70

12:30 p.m. Listeners Bookstall

7:30 p.m. Afropop Worldwide with Georges Collinet

Down the line

A preview of what's coming up

FEBRUARY

Feb. 25 - Faculty Recital Series Event featuring Steven Hesla, piano, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall. Tickets $6 general, $4 students and seniors. Info: 243-6882.

Feb. 26 - Galumpha, a touring show combining acrobatics, visual effects, physical comedy and dance choreography, O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish Theater Company. (406) 862-5371, www.whitefishtheatreco.org.

MARCH

March 4 - Boys of the Lough, 8 p.m., Hamilton Performing Arts Center, Hamilton High School. Tickets: $7.50 students, $15 advance, $17.50 at door. Info: (406) 375-6060.

March 3-6, 9-13 - "Les Miserables," Missoula Children's Theater. Info and tickets: 728-PLAY.

March 1-5, 8-12: "Much Ado About Nothing," by William Shakespeare, UM Department of Drama & Dance.

March 10 - "Writing and Poetry as a Way to Self-Discovery," 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Living Art at the Dinny Stranahan Research Institute. Cost: suggested donation of $5-$10. Offered again second Thursday of each month through May.

March 11, 12 - "Laundry and Bourbon" and "Lone Star" by James McClure, 8 p.m., Hamilton Playhouse. Tickets: $8, available at the door. Info: 375-9050.

March 11-13, 18-20: "Guys & Dolls," musical by Frank Loesser, O'Shaughnessy Center, Whitefish Theater Company. (406) 862-5371, www.whitefishtheatreco.org.

March 12-13 - Pianist Christopher O'Reilly, host of NPR's "From the Top," with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra. Tickets, info: 721-3194, www.missoulasymphony.org.

APRIL

April 5-9, 12-16 - "Evita," by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, UM Department of Drama & Dance.

April 23-24: Doc Severinsen and Missoula-born Allen Vizzutti, Missoula Symphony. Tickets, info: 721-3194, www.missoulasymphony.org.

April 29-30: Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival on the UM campus, featuring Buddy DeFranco, Paquito D'Rivera, John Fedchock, Johnny Frigo. Tickets: All GrizTix outlets, 1-888-MONTANA. Info: 243-6880.

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