December 2020

Stepping Into The Unknown

Clowning Around with 406Cirque

Ruby Zitzer

Many of us have a narrow vision of what it means to be a clown, usually built off images of clowns in scary films. Due to these horrifying associations, we are often far from feeling comforted or open to the idea of being around clowns. I would argue…

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December 2020

Winter Weavings

Kelly Hartman

Winters are long in Montana, especially when you grow up in the mountains at Silver Gate, Montana, like I did. For those with an artistic bent (I went to college for art), a long winter can be a joyous time for cozying up with your favorite crafts…

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October 2020

Up The Theatrical Creek

Kevin Brustuen

In mid-June of this year, I was walking along the East Gallatin River one afternoon when I saw a fascinating sight:A young man named Jacques, dressed in white and holding his flute as he sat beside the East Gallatin River in Bozeman, looked up at a…

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August 2020

Local Artist Brown Bags It

During stay-at-home times, many of us found restaurant take-out bags piling up in our “reuse-it-someday” supplies. One Bozeman local, illustrator Marla Goodman, has plenty of ideas for what to do with all that brown paper. While most…

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October 2019

Aunt Dofe’s Hall of Recent Memory

Keith Martinez

The Montana art community suffered a gigantic loss in 2016 when Dave Kirk passed away. Dave was an artist, a friend, and the owner and curator of Aunt Dofe’s Hall of Recent Memory, a beloved art gallery in Willow Creek, Montana.Aunt…

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