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Grace Potter

Acclaimed rock-soul-pop singer-songwriter Grace Potter has a sold-out show on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Friday, April 22

Art

Opening reception, 5-8 p.m., Radius Gallery, 114 E. Main St. Featuring  "Surface & Substance: Intersections in Clay” honoring 11 world-class ceramicists. 541-7070, radiusgallery.com.

Artists' reception featuring Julie Christopher, 5-7 p.m., Mission Fitness, Polson. Live music with Lil' Gladys Band. (406) 883-1001, info@missionfitness.com

Reception: Tyler Bradt, “Off the Edge,” 7 p.m., Ravalli County Museum, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton. Through Oct. 13, the exhibit features the extreme athlete, adventurer, world record-holder and filmmaker from the Bitterroot Valley. 363-3338, ravallimuseum.org.

Opening reception: “Parks-N-Rec,” 5-7 p.m., Sandpiper Gift and Gallery, 306 Main St., Polson. The nonjuried show open to all artists is on view through May 22. (406) 883-5956, sandpiperartgallery.com

Dance

"Vieo: From the Soil," by Kate Jordan and Bruno Augusto of Arts and Above, presented by the Downtown Dance Collective. The two will offer "an evening of dance about ritual, synthesis, and the peculiar force of love that occurs with the weaving of two people," 7:30 p.m. April 22-23, at the DDC, 121 W. Main St. Advance tickets are $12 general, $10 students and $15 at the door. For more information, go to ddcmontana.com or call (406) 541-7240.

Kids' stuff

Flower planting, 11 a.m.; milk jug suncatchers, 3:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St. 541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org.

Story time for kids, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1760. 

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

Closing night for Jazzoula 2016, Missoula's community jazz festival, doors open 6 p.m., music at 6:30 p.m., St. Anthony Parish Hall, 217 Tremont St. Featuring Owen Ross, guitar; Kimberly Carlson and Ron Meissner presenting "Wes and Sarah" a tribute to Sarah Vaughn and Wes Montgomery; David Morgenroth, solo piano; Joan Zen Band; First Name Basis featuring Matt Austin. Tickets $12, $10 students and seniors available at the door or Rockin' Rudy's. Full bar, dinner and snacks available. 542-0077.

Potpourri

SustainaGanza Sustainability Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., UM Oval. 243-5527, caitlin.parker@mso.umt.edu.

Cooking class: “Beyond Brown Rice and Chicken,” 11 a.m., the Good Food Store, 1600 S. Third St. W. Open to UM students. 243-6958, jessica.vizzutti@umonana.edu.

Panel: “R.E.A.L. Women, Real Change,” 5:30 p.m., Turner Hall Dell Brown Room. 243-6233, soazig.lebihan@umontana.edu.

Missoula Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 32 11th annual Hands Across the Border silent auction, 4-7 p.m., Missoula Eagles Aerie, 2420 South Ave. W. Proceeds will benefit Valor House and Montana Hope Project. 207-3761.

Arlee Earth Day celebration with activities and celebrations for children and adults, noon-5 p.m., Hangin' Art Gallery, Highway 93, Arlee. "The Story of Honey," a play by the Arlee Youth Leadership Council, 5:30 p.m. Concert by Andre Floyd, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner, 5-7:30 p.m. 726-5005.

Florence-Carlton Community Church annual rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 20075 Old Highway 93, Florence. 

Mission Valley Live presents the Great Kaplan, 7 p.m., Polson High School. Tickets $13 in advance at R&R Healthcare Solutions, Ronan True Value, First Interstate Bank and Vine & Tap; $15 at the door; free for kids 18 and younger. The illusionist performs music, juggling and deadpan comedy in the vaudevillesque spectacle. (406) 887-2739, missionvalleylive@gmail.com.

45th annual BASH Family Fun Night, 5 p.m., Sister Rita Mudd Activity Center. Free admission and free KidZone activities. Food trucks, live and silent auction. missoulacatholicschools.org/save-the-date-for-bash-2016/

Free Cycles Fridays, 12:30-2 p.m., UM Oval. A weekly bike ride that meets at the grizzly bear statue and heads to the community bike shop, Free Cycles, where participants can enjoy each other’s company, work on their bike or take the Bike Well class. 243-4599, events.umt.edu/#event|free-cycles-friday|1224

39th annual International Wildlife Film Festival, continues through April 23. Friday features an Earth Day celebration at the Wilma Theatre starting at 6 p.m., with music by children's group the WhizPops, plus two screenings of wildlife films, "National Parks Adventures" and "Humpback Whales." For ticket prices and a full schedule, go to Wildlifefilms.org.

Watercolor painting class, noon-2 p.m.; Yarns at the Library, noon-2 p.m.; Young Adult Writers for grades 9-12, 3:30 p.m., Intro to Java Programming for teens, 5 p.m.; Cheap Date Night, free feature film, 7 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org

Theater

University of Montana Opera Theatre presents a Spring One-Act Festival, 7:30 p.m., Music Recital Hall, UM. Featuring “The Beautiful Galatea” by Franz von Suppe and “The Old Maid and the Thief” by Gian-Carlo Menotti. $11 general, $6 seniors, $5 students. 544-2991.

Demetra Perros' one-woman stage play "Roots & Wings: How One Woman Transforms Illness Into Inspiration," 7 p.m., Red Willow Learning Center, 825 W. Kent St. demetraperros.com.

Whitefish Theatre Co. presents “Tribes,” 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $8-18. As the only deaf member of his sharp-tongued family, Billy has spent much of his life feeling out of place. But when he falls for Sylvia, a woman on the brink of deafness, tensions reach an all-time high in this provocative and touching play about membership in your tribe and what it means to finally be understood. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Saturday, April 23

Art

Clay Studio of Missoula's Potsketch Gala, 6-10 p.m., University Center North Ballroom, UM. Live auction gala includes food and drinks live music by the Captain Wilson Conspiracy and opportunity to make final bids on all Potsketch artwork and ceramic pieces. To preview items, visit theclaystudioofmissoula.org.

Nature Journaling Series, “Lettering and Composition” with Nancy Seiler, 1-4 p.m., 330 Brooks St.  $50. To register, visit nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

Books, readings

Sarah Goedert signs her children's book, "A Day at the Ranch," 12:30-2 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Dance

"Vieo: From the Soil," by Kate Jordan and Bruno Augusto of Arts and Above, presented by the Downtown Dance Collective. The two will offer "an evening of dance about ritual, synthesis, and the peculiar force of love that occurs with the weaving of two people," 7:30 p.m. April 22-23, at the DDC, 121 W. Main St. Advance tickets are $12 general, $10 students and $15 at the door. For more information, go to ddcmontana.com or call (406) 541-7240.

Tango at the Missoula Winery, 5646 W. Harrier Drive. Beginner's lesson, 8 p.m.; dancing 9 p.m.-midnight. Experience or partner necessary. $8, $6 students. tangomissoula.com.

Kids' stuff

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

Music

Missoula Symphony Orchestra presents its season finale, "Pictures of Power" featuring music director Darko Butorac and pianist Katherine Chi, 7:30 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. For tickets and information, visit missoulasymphony.org, call 721-3194 or stop by the office, 320 E. Main St. 

Student Recital Series,  2 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. The UM School of Music presents Jess Preis, piano, in his senior recital. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, umt.edu/music/.

Potpourri

Spring craft beer dinner, doors 6 p.m., show 7 p.m., the Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. $40 per person includes seven-course dinner and seven beer tastings. tophatlounge.com

Florence-Carlton Community Church annual rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 20075 Old Highway 93, Florence. 

Paxson Elementary School all-school garage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, corner of Evans and Higgins Ave. 

Missoula Catholic Schools' BASH gala and dinner. missoulacatholicschools.org/save-the-date-for-bash-2016/.

Self-hypnosis class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 210 N. Higgins Suite 207. $65. Register 443-3439 or info@patrickmarsolek.com. innerworkingresources.com/SelfHypnosismissoula.com

Watershed Fair hosted by the Lolo Watershed Group, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Lolo Community Center. Refreshments, live music, face painting and raffles. 273-2363, lolowatershed.org. 

Global Grizzlies annual auction to raise funds for a trip to Tanzania, Holiday Inn Missoula. Silent auction begins 3 p.m.; live auction starts 5 p.m. Tickets for live auction includes dinner, $25 per person or $40 per couple. globalgrizzliesumt@gmail.com.  

Hellgate Roller Derby's fourth annual fundraiser, "Sip It: Mad Men," 5 p.m., MCT Center for the Performing Arts. Live music, comedy, food, drinks raffles and more. Wear 1960s office attire. Tickets $20, available at hellgaterollergirls.org. 

Tenth annual CASA Golf Scramble, 9 a.m. registration and 11 a.m. shotgun start, Polson Bay Golf Course. Barbecue celebration and auction to follow. Cameron at (406) 883-8230 or polsonbaygolfcourse@gmail.com.

39th annual International Wildlife Film Festival, continues through April 23. For ticket prices and a full schedule, go to wildlifefilms.org.

“World’s Largest Garage Sale,” 9 a.m.-1 p.m., UM parking garage. 243-5874, umt.edu/advocates/garage-sale.php.

Sustainability Bike Ride, 10:30 a.m., grizzly bear statue, UM campus. Join a fun Earth-Day cruise around town highlighting many of Missoula’s sustainable businesses that are working to fight against climate change. 243-4599, sandy.broadus@umontana.edu.

Computer programming through Minecraft, Makerspace class for ages 8-13, 1-2:30 p.m.; discussion with Montana's poet laureate Michael Earl Craig, 2 p.m., 2 p.m., Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main St. 721-2665, missoulapubliclibrary.org.

Theater

Demetra Perros' one-woman stage play "Roots & Wings: How One Woman Transforms Illness Into Inspiration," 7 p.m., Red Willow Learning Center, 825 W. Kent St. demetraperros.com.

Whitefish Theatre Co. presents “Tribes,” 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $8-18. As the only deaf member of his sharp-tongued family, Billy has spent much of his life feeling out of place. But when he falls for Sylvia, a woman on the brink of deafness, tensions reach an all-time high in this provocative and touching play about membership in your tribe and what it means to finally be understood. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Sunday, April 24

Kids' stuff

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

Music

Treasure State Chorale presents "May You Always Have a Song," directed by Phil Harris, 7 p.m., St. Anthony Church, 217 Tremont St. Featuring a variety of music from Baroque to Broadway. Free will offering. 

Missoula Symphony Orchestra presents its season finale, "Pictures of Power" featuring music director Darko Butorac and pianist Katherine Chi, 3 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. For tickets and information, visit missoulasymphony.org, call 721-3194 or stop by the office, 320 E. Main St.

Student Recital Series, 3 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. The UM School of Music presents Courtney Gammil, voice mezzo soprano, in a student recital. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, umt.edu/music.

Clarinet Student Recital, 7:30 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. 243-6880, umt.edu/music.

Potpourri

Stand-up comic Christopher Titus, "Born with a Defect," doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., The Top Hat, 134 W. Front St. Tickets $25-$30 in advance, tophatlounge.com, 877-987-6487; all ages. 

Go Blue Missoula and the Parenting Place host Pinwheels for Prevention, 1-4 p.m., Southgate Mall. Pinwheel craft, penny tap, Kindermusik with Valerie, facepainting, information displays, Face of Prevention, magician, Treasure State Chorale and more. 880-8289, ParentingPlace.net

Hands-On Archaeology Day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, 3400 Captain Rawn Way. 728-3476, kristjana@montana.com. 

Taste of Bigfork, 2-5 p.m., downtown. Tickets $40. Stroll from venue to venue for wine, music and food. Proceeds benefit Flathead Habitat for Humanity, Bigfork High School wrestling team and the Bigfork Area Chamber of Commerce. (406) 837-5888, bigfork.org.

Literary Trivia, 6:30-9 p.m., Zootown Brew, 121 W. Broadway. 721-2665. 

Monday, April 25

Dance

Beginner's 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. 239-6732 or 273-0652. 

Kids’ stuff

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

Music

Bandstand Boogie featuring the Diamonds, 7:30 p.m., Flathead High School auditorium, 644 Fourth Ave. W., Kalispell. Tickets $15-$75. Since the release of “Little Darlin” in 1957, the Diamonds have learned the durability of classic rock and roll music is as much about the future as it is about the past. (406) 752-0605, flatheadvalleyliveonstage.org.

Composers Showcase artist lecture, 10 a.m., UM Music Recital Hall. 243-6880, umt.edu/music.

Composers Showcase, 2:10 and 7:30 p.m., UM Music Recital Hall. 243-6880, umt.edu/music.

Potpourri 

Big Sky Documentary Film Series: "Trapped," documentary from director Dawn Porter, 7 p.m., The Wilma. Free; all ages. 

Giving Bock, 6 p.m., Missoula Brewing Company, 200 International Drive. Portion of nights proceeds will go to Big Sky Society for Human Resource Management. 

Celebrate Islam Week dinner and discussion, 5 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 202 Brooks St. Catered by India Curry House. Tickets $10. To reserve a seat, email salammissoula@gmail.com. 

Open hours in the MakerSpace, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; computer electronics in the MakerSpace, 3-6 p.m.; "Internet Searching," 6 p.m., registration required; Eat Your Words with Poems from Scratch, poetry workshop with poet and cooking school instructor Emily Walter, 6:30-8:30 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.

Bingo, 5:30 p.m., VFW Post 209, 245 W. Main St.

Tuesday, April 26

Art

Nature Journaling Series, “Trees” with Nancy Seiler, 5-8 p.m., 330 Brooks St. $50. To register, visit nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

After School Art Adventure III, Tuesdays, 3:45-5:15 p.m., Missoula Art Museum, 335 N. Pattee St. $45/$50; ages 7-11. Explore memories though printmaking with Janaina Marques-Vieira. Thinking about the place we live and its relationship to people’s traditions, students will create prints using collagraph techniques as an art form. With hands-on printing, creative thinking, and visual learning strategies, students will embark on an adventure to explore memories. 728-0447, missoulaartmuseum.org

Screen printers for beginnings, 6-8 p.m., Tuesday through May 17,  Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $115, $105 for members. Register at 549-7555, zootownarts.org

Dance

University of Montana School of Theatre and Dance presents "Dance New Works," 7:30 p.m., the Open Space in the PAR/TV Center, UM. Featuring BFA senior project choreography. $9 general, $6 students. 243-4581.

Kids' stuff

"Bugs and Brews: Monarchs," 6:30-8:30 p.m., Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium, 218 E. Front St. $4 admission for ages 4 and older. 317-1211. 

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.; Lolo Branch Reading Activity, 4:15-5 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

​​​​Montana Wilderness Association presents "Spring Into Summer," the Wilderness Walks and Continental Divide Trail Projects kickoff, 5-8 p.m., Draught Works Brewery, 915 Toole Ave. Proceeds from sales support MWA conservation and stewardship projects. Wildmontana.org.

Open technology lab, 10 a.m.-noon; adult coloring, 10 a.m.-noon; Writer's Group, 6:30-8 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1760. 

Tea Talks, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Children's Museum Missoula, 225 W. Front St.  Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea for 30 minutes while your child explores the museum with qualified caregiver; visit with Parent Education Director. Call 541-7529 to sign up for 30-minute slot.

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

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.

Wednesday, April 27

Art

Bob Ross Night, 6-8 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. $25, $20 members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Books, readings

Ken Ilgunas signs his book "Trespassing Across America," about his experiences walking the route of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, 7 p.m., Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins Ave. 721-2881, factandfictionbooks.com

Dance

University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance presents "Dance New Works," 7:30 p.m., the Open Space in the PAR/TV Center, UM. Featuring Emerging Choreographers. $9 general, $6 students. 243-4581.

East Coast Swing, beginner-intermediate, 7 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand.

Kids' stuff

Ice volcanos, 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.

Toddler and baby story time, 10:30 a.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton, 363-1670.

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

Potpourri

Mansfield Center Spring 2016 Lecture Series, 12:10 p.m., UC Room 330. “Sports Diplomacy: Engaging Youth Across Nations” with American delegates from the 2016 SportsUnited Professional Exchange Program in Laos. Free and open to the public. 243-2965.

Artists Along the Bitterroot Spring Brown Bag Lecture Series: “A Wilderness Adventure” with Annie Allen, noon, Bitterroot College, 103 S Ninth St., Room 116, Hamilton. Free. 531-0853.

Open hours in the MakerSpace, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;  "Stream Your Music" computer class, 12:30 p.m., registration required; Be Upcycled tool demo day in the Makerspace, 12:30-1 p.m. and 1:30-2 p.m.; Middle School Writers, 3:30 p.m.;  jewelry making workshop,  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

University of Montana School of Theatre and Dance, Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," in April 27-29, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, May 3-7, 7:30 p.m. All performances take place in the Montana Theatre in the PAR/TV Center. Tickets are $20 general, $16 for students and for seniors age 60 and older, and $10 for children 12 and under. For tickets, call the UMArts Box Office at 406-243-4581, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or umt.edu/theatredance.

"Women on the Brink," an evening of short plays for women by Samuel Beckett. Ann Peacock, Sarah Lloyd and Kelly Bouma will present a loop of short plays ("Footfalls," "Not I" and "Rockaby.") Stay for 10 minutes or the entire two hours. This performance is part of the Brink Gallery's "Grand Group Gala" through the end of May. Wednesday and Thursday, April 27-28, 8-10 p.m., Brink Gallery, 111 W. Front St.

Thursday, April 28

Art

Non-First Friday, 8-10 p.m., Real Good, 1205 Defoe St. No. 1. Featuring "Guise," a ceramic-centric exhibition by Nick Kakavas. realgoodartspace.com.

Nature Journaling Series, “Skies” with Nancy Seiler, 5-8 p.m., 330 Brooks St.  $50. To register, visit nancyseiler.com or call 370-1254.

Feet-Tastic Art, Young Artist After-school program, Tuesdays, 2:15-5 p.m., Zootown Arts Community Center, 235 N. First St. W. Research the talents of many artists that do not use their hands to paint, sculpt, draw, or perform. Through this we will gain experience in using our feet to make master work! In this unit we will explore clay, paint and drawing. $80, $90 non-members. 549-7555, zootownarts.org.

Dance

University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance presents "Dance New Works," 7:30 p.m., the Open Space in the PAR/TV Center, UM. Featuring BFA Senior Project Choreography. $9 general, $6 students. 243-4581.

Country Waltz, beginner, 7 p.m., Sunrise Saloon, 1101 Strand.

Kids' stuff

Music Makers, 10:30-11:30 a.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville. Interactive singing, dancing, rhymes and music. 777-5061, northvalleylibrary.org.

Lego Club, 5:30-7 p.m., Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1760. 

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

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

Dakha Brakha in concert, 7:30 p.m., O’Shaughnessy Center, 1 Central Ave., Whitefish. Tickets $14-$28. The award-winning quartet from Kiev performs folk melodies and rhythms that are driven by propulsive drums, accordion, cello, mouth harp and layered vocals. (406) 862-5371, whitefishtheatreco.org.

Potpourri

Brown Bag It! Book Club discusses "The Cellist of Sarajevo" by Stephen Galloway,  noon,  Bitterroot Public Library, Hamilton. 363-1760. 

"Living with the Land," open forum discussion, 6 p.m., North Valley Public Library, 208 Main St., Stevensville. 777-5061.

Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m., Miracle of America Museum, Polson. Featuring "Common Sense, Self and Home Defense." (406) 270-7895.

President’s Lecture Series, 8 p.m., Dennison Theatre, UM. Featuring “Who Stole the American Dream?” by Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor, Emmy Award-winning PBS Frontline producer/correspondent. Umt.edu/president/events/lectures.

Montana Wilderness Society presents "Spring Into Summer" the kickoff of the Wilderness Walks program and the Continental Divide Trails projects, 5-8 p.m., Wildwood Brewing Company, 4018 U.S. Highway 93 N., Stevensville. Music by Tom Catmull. wildmontana.org.

Computer electronics in the MakerSpace, 3-6 p.m.; Frenchtown Branch Book Club, 5:45 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

University of Montana School of Theatre and Dance, Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," in April 27-29, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, May 3-7, 7:30 p.m. All performances take place in the Montana Theatre in the PAR/TV Center. Tickets are $20 general, $16 for students and for seniors age 60 and older, and $10 for children 12 and under. For tickets, call the UMArts Box Office at 406-243-4581, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or umt.edu/theatredance.

"Women on the Brink," an evening of short plays for women by Samuel Beckett. Ann Peacock, Sarah Lloyd and Kelly Bouma will present a loop of short plays ("Footfalls," "Not I" and "Rockaby"). Stay for 10 minutes or the entire two hours. This performance is part of the Brink Gallery's "Grand Group Gala" through the end of May. Wednesday and Thursday, April 27-28, 8-10 p.m., Brink Gallery, 111 W. Front St.

Art calls 

The University Center Gallery is accepting submissions to exhibit for the 2016-2017 school year. The UC Gallery exhibits eight shows from September through May which typically run for one month. A $10 application fee is required for all students, faculty, and staff, and a $15 fee for the general public. A printed copy of the application, artist statement, eight photographed examples of work on a CD or USB, application fee, resume (if desired), and any additional relevant information is due in the gallery on April 22 by 4 p.m. The UC Gallery is a student-run, not-for-profit program available through University Center Student Involvement. Applications and other information are available at the gallery and on our website. For information, please visit umt.edu/uc/Arts-Entertainment/uc-gallery/exhibit-here.php.

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