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Arts & Entertainment Planner for May 18 - May 24, 2001

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Saturday, May 20

Tainted Saints Pirate Surkus Y'Art Sale is noon to midnight. Live DJs, a keg of beer and a plethora of artworks on view and for sale at 303 Inez (one block east of Russell at 1st St.). Admission free. Call 327-8742.

Wednesday, May 23

Art Associates of Missoula meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Art Museum of Missoula, 335 N. Pattee. Patricia Forsberg will discuss Japanese and Asian influences in her work. Call 721-5117 or 728-2736.


Saturday, May 19

Ann Cullen signs "Emma Parchen: Twelve Years of Her American Dream" from noon to 3 p.m. at Waldenbooks, Southgate Mall, Missoula. Call (406) 442-0949.

Dave Delo signs "The Yellowstone Forever!", "Peddlers and Post Traders" and "The Right Touch" at noon at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-0009.

Sunday, May 20

L. Frank Hadley signs "Song of the Loon" at noon at Barnes & Noble, 2640 N. Reserve in Missoula. Call 721-0009.

Tuesday, May 22

Jana Staton reads from "A Few Months to Live: Different Paths to Life's End" at 7 p.m. at Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins in Missoula. Call 728-1613, extension 202.

Aerie Literary Magazine class of Big Sky High School hosts its final poetry reading of the 2000-2001 school year outside Big Sky High School under the trees at 7 p.m. Editors' Choice winners will be recognized and the 2001 Aerie issue will make its debut. Admissions $3.

Wednesday, May 23

Missoula Writing Collaborative Writing Contest winners will read from their works at 7 p.m. at Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins. Free. Call 542-8805.

Thursday, May 24

David Alt gives a presentation from and signs "Glacial Lake Missoula and its Humongous Floods" from 3-5 p.m. at the Missoula Public Library. Call 721-2665.

Charlotte Kasl reads from and signs "If the Buddha Married" at 7 p.m. at Fact & Fiction, 220 N. Higgins in Missoula. Call 721-2881.


Friday, May 18

Ballroom dancing sponsored by the Western Montana Dance Club is from 8-11 p.m. in the Governor's Ballroom of the Florence Building, 111 N. Higgins. Half-hour lesson at 8. Admission is $5, $3 for members. Call 251-4932.

Saturday, May 19

Prescott Jam runs from 7:30 p.m.-8 a.m. with the Prescott Alum's Big Band, at the Prescott School, 1100 Harrison St. Admission is $10, $20 for a family. Call 829-6348.

Missoula Folklore Society contra dance is from 8-11 p.m. upstairs at the Union Hall, 208 E. Main in Missoula, with a beginners' workshop at 7:30 p.m. Band is Schnell Brothers, caller is Jonathan Qualben. Admission is $6, $4 for members. Call 728-7174.


Friday, May 18

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.

Tuesday, May 22

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

Thursday, May 24

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.

"Tot Time" for children from 18 months to 3 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.


Sunday, May 20

Don Wetzel presents "Legacy of a Nation: The Blackfeet Nation" at 2 p.m. at the Ravalli County Museum in Hamilton. Donation of $2 requested. Call (406) 363-3338.


Friday, May 18

Stuart Weber, guitar, is in concert at 8 p.m. at the Hamilton Playhouse, 100 Ricketts Road in Hamilton. Tickets are $10, on sale at the playhouse, Chapter One Book Store, Mikesell's Fine Jewelry or at the door. Call (406) 375-9050.

The Swan River Band performs at 8 p.m. at the Symes Hotel in Hot Springs. Donations accepted. Call (406) 741-2433.

Saturday, May 19

Ninth annual Barn Barbecue Social is at 6:30 p.m. at Smoke Elser's barn at 3800 Rattlesnake Dr. in Missoula, with a steak dinner, music by Dublin Gulch, Celtic Dragon Pipe Band, dancing by the Ceili Dancers and a talk by Liam Devine, director of the Belfast Peace Garden. Tickets are $25, and benefit Project Children. Call 549-2820 or 543-4602.

The Charity Swing Ball with the Ed Norton Big Band is from 8-11 p.m. at the Bedford Building (Hamilton City Hall). Tickets are $25, on sale at Chapter One Book Store and Curious Goods in Hamilton and the Chantilly Theatre in Stevensville, and at the door, and benefit Montana Shares and Bitterroot Ecological Awareness Resources. Call (406) 642-3333.

Mariss McTucker performs at 8 p.m. at the Symes Hotel in Hot Springs. Donations accepted. Call (406) 741-2433.

Sunday, May 20

Lillian Shotliff and Erin Stevens, flute, offer a spring recital at 2 p.m. at First Church of Christian Scientist, 509 S.W. Higgins.

Missoula Music Teachers' Association Student Chamber Ensemble recital is at 4 p.m. at the Music Recital Hall on the campus of the University of Montana.

Joslyn Fillenworth, piano, Emily Hightower, flute and oboe, and Leann Robertson, flute, present a recital at 4 p.m. at Pope John Paul XXIII Catholic Community, 1475 Eaton. Free. Call 543-5059.

Down Right Country and Erin McCutcheon perform at 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Senior Center Community Room, 820 N. 4th St. Call (406) 363-7511.

Monday, May 21

Sentinel High School Advanced Orchestra Senior Concerto Concert is at 8 p.m. at the Sentinel High School Little Theatre. Free.

Tuesday, May 22

Hellgate High School Advanced Orchestra Senior Concerto Concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the Hellgate High School Auditorium. Free.

Sentinel High School Choral Department Spring Concert is at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Montana Music Recital Hall. Free. Call 728-2400, extension 7056.

Wednesday, May 23

Sentinel High School Symphonic, Spartan and Concert bands are in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Sentinel gymnasium. Free. Call 728-2400, extension 7041.


Friday, May 18

Roadshow and Attic Treasures Sale is from 5-9 p.m. at the May Fair Fling at the Western Montana Fairgrounds. Call 1-800-735-9477 or (406) 982-3837.

Migration Mania Festival is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Stevensville Senior Center. Free. Call (406) 777-5552,

Saturday, May 19

Roadshow and Attic Treasures Sale is from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the May Fair Fling at the Western Montana Fairgrounds. Call 1-800-735-9477 or (406) 982-3837.

Bibler Spring Garden and Home Tours are hourly from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bibler's outside Kalispell. Tickets are $5 and benefit the Conrad Mansion. Call 257-6308.

Historical Stumptown Days are all day in Whitefish, with wagon rides, a street dance, barbecue ($5), flea market, street vendors, sidewalk sales, antique appraisals and fishing derby at the mall. Call (406) 862-3501.

Migration Mania Festival is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge in Stevensville (in case of rain, location moves to Stevensville High School Auditorium). Free. Call (406) 777-5552.

Sunday, May 20

"Reaching Out in Love," a video by Maggie Knowles about the First United Methodist Church of Missoula, shows at 1:30 p.m. at the New Crystal Theatre. Call 549-3697.

Roadshow and Attic Treasures Sale is from noon-5 p.m. at the May Fair Fling at the Western Montana Fairgrounds. Call 1-800-735-9477 or (406) 982-3837.

Bibler Spring Garden and Home Tours are hourly from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bibler's outside Kalispell. Tickets are $5 and benefit the Conrad Mansion. Call 257-6308.

Tuesday, May 22

The Lipizzaner Stallions perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Flathead County Fairgrounds in Kalispell. Tickets are $16.50, $14.50 for children 12 and under and seniors, on sale at Western Outdoor. Visit or call 1-800-225-2277 or (406) 758-5810.



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

Friday, May 18

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



The Lipizzaner Stallions perform Saturday, May 19, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at MetraPark Arena. Tickets are $23.25, $19.25 and $17.25. Call (406) 256-2422 or 1-800-366-8538 or visit

3 Doors Down, Lifehouse and Tantric are in concert Sunday, July 8, at 7:30 p.m. at MetraPark. Tickets are $26.50. visit or call 1-800-366-8538 or (406) 256-2422.

Sheryl Crow is in concert on Sunday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at MetraPark. Tickets are $25.75. Visit 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.

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 or call 1-800-366-8538 or (406) 252-2422.


Martin Sexton is in concert Friday and Saturday, May 18-19, at 9 p.m. at the Baxter Hotel Ballroom. Tickets are $17 in advance or $20 at the door. Visit or call 1-800-965-4827.

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 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 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 or call 1-800-965-4827, 1-888-MONTANA or 243-4052.

Beall Park Art Center, 409 North Bozeman, Bozeman, (406) 586-3970: "Figurative Ceramics" with Adrian Arleo, Lisa Berry, Beth Lo, George McCauley, Richard Notkin, Shawn Yomine, Michael Peed, Akio Takamori and Tip Toland, through July 29. Hours are Tuesday-Friday from 12:30-5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Museum of the Rockies, MSU, Bozeman, (406) 994-2251: "Weapons that Changed the West: From Flint to Fusion," May 26-March, 2002.

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band are in concert Saturday, July 7, at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse on the campus of Montana State University. Tickets are on sale (starting May 21) at Rockin Rudy's in Missoula, or visit or call 1-800-808-5940.


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


Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, 1400 1st Ave. North, (406) 727-8255: "Feats of Clay: Beth Lo and Lisa Berry," and "Montana Arts Council Fellowship Award Winners Exhibition" with Daniel Clasby, Patricia Forsberg, Darren Guyaz, Neil Jussila, Kathleen Mollohan, James Poulson, Rosalie Wynkoop and Richard Penziner, through Aug. 10. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday evenings and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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 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.


Holter Museum of Art, 12 E. Lawrence St., Helena, 442-6400: "Youth Electrum" in the Sherman & Biar galleries; "Gretchen Hibbard: Paintings" in the Artworks Gallery, through June 3. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Montana Historical Society, 225 N. Roberts St., Helena, 1-800-243-9900: "A Legacy in Bronze: The Sculpture of Bob Scriver" runs through January, 2002. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9-5 Saturday. Closed Sundays and holidays.

"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.

"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, write the foundation at 2915 Country Club Ave. Helena, 59602, or call (406) 443-3502.


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.


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.


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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.

Barenaked Ladies and the Proclaimers are in concert Saturday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Tickets are $47.25, $36.75 and $31.50. Visit, or call (509) 735-0500 or (206) 628-0888.


"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 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 or call 1-800-426-1619 or (206) 389-7676.

World Festival of Women's Singing is July 10-14. Tickets range from $12 to $22. Visit or call 1-866-468-7623.

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


"Ah, Wilderness," a production of the Spokane Interplayers Ensemble, runs through 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 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 or call 1-800-325-SEAT.


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 or call (307) 733-1128.


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.

First Night Missoula seeks proposals for this year's New Year's Eve celebration, and artwork proposals for this year's logo. Applications available at Rockin Rudy's, the Missoula Children's Theatre, Fact & Fiction, the Raven Café, Missoula Downtown Association, Bagels on Broadway, Bernice's Bakery, Electronic Sound and Percussion, Stringed Instrument Division, Crystal Video, Boys and Girls Club of Missoula and the First Night Office, or call 549-4755. Deadline is June 30.

The s.m.ART by the River Art and Craft Festival July 21-22 at the Cherry Bend Boat Park at St. Maries, Idaho, seeks artists and food vendors. Deadline is June 30. Send a S.A.S.E. to s.m.ART Festival Booth Chair, 827 Maine Ave., St. Maries, Idaho, 83861. Call (208) 245-3417.

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.

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

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


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.

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 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.



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 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.

The Art Museum of Missoula offers the following Saturday workshops for families from 10 a.m.-noon: "Portrait Drawing at the Market" with Erin Roberts June 23; "Sidewalk Color" July 7; "Potato Prints - Make Your Own Gift Wrap" with Cynthia Laundrie July 21; "Painting in the Garden" with Laundrie Aug. 4; "Clouds in Water: Papermaking" Aug. 18 ($20). Visit the museum at 335 N. Pattee or 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, 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 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 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 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.


Timeless Treasures Quilt Shop offers:"Twinkle Little Star," Paulette Miller, May 19; "Star Quilt," Paula Hofmann, May 23; "Pine Needles," Elaine Wallace, May 26. Classes held at 2412 River Road. Visit 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


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 Argentine Tango starts Tuesday, May 22, from 8-9:20 p.m.; Quickstep starts Thursday, May 24, from 8-9:20 p.m.; Continuing Argentine Tango starts Wednesday, May 30, from 8-9:15 p.m.; and Country Western Two Step starts Sunday, June 3, from 7:30-8:50 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 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.


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


The Missoula Colony: A Gathering of Writers for Stage and Screen is June 16-23 at the University of Montana, with a weekend workshop June 16-17 with Marsha Norman, Roger Hedden, James McLure and Ron Fitzgerald. Fee is $50, $30 for high school and college students. Call 243-6809.

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


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. 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: aintings 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: "Corwin Clairmont: Halfway Between Here and There" through May 26. "Origins: Blackmer, Senska, Trinitas," through July 7. "Missoula Collects Ceramics" through June 29. 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.


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.

Doc's Gourmet Sandwich Express, 214 N. Higgins: Artwork by Sussex School students, through May.

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

Old Coffee Mill, 225 Main St., Stevensville, (406) 777-2939: "Spring Flowers," flower-themed prints by Celia Grohmann, through May.

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 Site of the Montana watercolor Society. Call 258-6480. Watercolor by Eveline Smith, Lolo, and works by national artists. 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. Art by Trudy Evenson, Powell Swanser, Linda Malone, Glen Prestegaard, Debra Kelsey. Call 239-1433. Art by Kay Langland, Jack Logozzo, Mark Gutow, William Gamradt. Ken Hansen Studio Gallery, Recent watercolor, collage and mixed media paintings by Hansen. Call (406) 883-5077. Toot & Hoot didgeridoos, made in Stevensville and hand-painted by local artists. Call (406) 777-1169. Featuring the art, posters, limited edition prints and lithographs of Monte Dolack and Mary Beth Percival. Call 549-3248. news of drumming an rhythm events, concerts and workshops in western Montana. oils, limited edition prints, original etchings and hand-engraved firearms. Call 1-800-955-2880. The Web site for the Hockaday Center for the Arts in Kalispell. Landscape photography by Richard Chapman and wildlife photography by Lois M. Doubleday. Call 543-3335. Featuring the work of Walter Hook, Del Gish and others. Information, e-mail or call 1-800-735-9477. Featuring artists show in the Sutton West Gallery. Call 721-5460 or 721-7734. Calendar of local and regional dance and acoustic music events. Call 251-4050. Watercolor, oil and mixed media by Missoula artist Jan Rothermel. Wonderworks Studio, 549-3693. Oils, etchings, lithographs and photographs by Marshall Noice and others. Call (406) 755-5321. Art by Celia Grohmann. Call (406) 777-1169. Works by regional and national artists. Call (406) 375-1212. Features Missoula musicians and artisans and instructor Diane Booth Gilliam. Guided meditation CDs, video, gifts, retreats, workshops. Call 721-1124. Paintings, poetry and workshops by Eveline Smith. Watercolor and collage by Lisa Hofman of Missoula. Works by artists featured at the Livingston gallery. Call (406) 222-0404. Online juried group exhibit with 18 artists celebrating Native American life and culture,


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 18

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Spohr: Fantasia in C Minor, Op. 35; Rosetti: Harp Sonata No. 2 in E-flat; Prokofiev: Prelude No. 7. (News Break) Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp; Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A. (News Break) Mozart: Divertimento for Two Violins, Viola, Bass and Two Horns in D Major, K. 334.

1 p.m., Thistle & Shamrock: "Transatlantic Sessions" features some of the highlights of a dream gathering of musicians assembled for a British television series with Aly Bain, Karen Matheson, Eddi Reader, Paul Brady, Jerry Douglas, Roseanne Cash, Ricky Skaggs and more.


11:30 a.m., Lyric Opera of Chicago: Harbison: The Great Gatsby. Davis Stahl conducts, with Jerry Hadley as Jay Gatsby, Alicia Berneche as Daisy Buchanan, Russell Braun as Nick Carraway, Patricia Risley as Jordan Baker, Clifton Forbis as Tom Buchanan, Jennifer Dudley as Myrtle Wilson and Andrew Shore as George Wilson. Mark Lamos is Stage Director and Donald Palumbo is Chorus Master.

6:05 p.m., Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor: Live from Laramie, Wyo., with Slide Guitar player Mike Dowling, singer Stephanie Davis and her band, and Spencer and Dale Bohren.

8 p.m., Beale Street Caravan: Denise LaSalle from the Mississippi Valley Bleus Festival and then the Blues of guitarist Magic Slim and the Teardrops recorded at the Fort Smith Blues Festival in Arkansas.

SUNDAY, May 20

7 a.m., The First Art: "The Art of St. Martin's Chamber Choir" features the luscious sounds of the British Isles in an encore presentation of the opening episode of the eighth broadcast season, with the Denver, Colorado-based St. Martin's Chamber Choir.

8 a.m., St. Paul Sunday with Bill McGlaughlin: The Kronos Quartet performs selections of Aleksandra Vrebalov, Osvaldo Golijov, Rezso Seress and others.

12:30 p.m., Bookworm: Manil Suri with The Death of Vishnu.

7 p.m., Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Daniel Barenboim conducts Bach: Two-Piano Concerto in C Major, BWV 1061; Schoenberg: Piano Concerto, Op. 42; Sibelius: Valse Triste from Kuolema, Op. 44; Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker, Op. 71; J. Strauss, Jr.: Emperor Waltzes, Op. 437; Ravel: La Valse. Daniel Barenboim and Peter Serkin, Pianos.

MONDAY, May 21

7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F. (News Break) Haydn: Symphony No. 30 in C Major; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47. (News Break) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36.

1 p.m., Alternative Radio with David Barsamian: Jeff Cohen: The Myth of Liberal Media.

7 p.m., Mountain Stage: Eddy The Chief Clearwater, Fisher, Judy Henske, Amy Correira and Todd Burge.

9:30 p.m., New Dimensions: "Using Intuition to Heal" with Judith Orloff, M.D.


7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: F. Strauss: Nocturno, Op. 7; Beethoven: Sonata in F for Horn and Piano. (News Break) Gershwin: Lullaby for String Quartet; Chausson: Concerto for Piano, Violin and String Quartet. (News Break) Brahms: Cello Sonata in F Major, Op. 99; Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor.

9:30 p.m., This American Life: "Neighbors" looks at residents of a block in Washington, D.C. band together to oust a long-time and beloved neighbor from her home: why they hate what they're doing and why they feel they have to anyway. Plus, Mr. Rogers solves the problems of a real-life Chicago neighborhood, and other stories.

10:30 p.m., Selected Shorts: "The War of the Wall" by Toni Cade Bambara is read by Hattie Winston and Blair Brown reads "The Trip to Halawa Valley" by Lynne Sharon Schwartz.


7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Smetana: The Moldau and Sarka from My Country. (News Break) Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, OP. 23; Strauss: Dance of the Seven Veils. (News Break) Weber: Concertino in E-flat for Clarinet, Op. 26; Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra.

7:30 p.m., Afropop Worldwide with Georges Collinet: "Afropop Worldwide Honors" features the 2001 American World Music Awards presented by the Houston International Festival, then on to South Africa to hear who garnered top honors at the Kora All Africa Music Awards and then an interview with Hakim, the dynamic pop star from Morocco who won the Kora Award for Best Artists from North Africa.


7:35 a.m., Morning Classics: Schubert: Fantasia, Op. 103 for Piano Four Hands; Cherkassky: Prelude Pathetique. (News Break) Grieg: Violin Sonata in G Major; Mendelssohn: Piano Sonata, Op. 6. (News Break) Schubert: Lieder; Mozart: Piano Sonata in D for Two Pianos, K. 448.

1 p.m., Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland: Jim Ferguson.


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