February 2020

Intermountain Opera: Kiss Me Kate

Kevin Brustuen

Anyone who grew up in the 1960s-70s likely remembers the famous stormy relationship of Liz Taylor and Richard Burton. These internationally famous Hollywood stars argued and fought with each other in public and private, yet loved each other…

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February 2020

The Story of Plastic

Thursday, Feb 20th, 6pm The Emerson Cultural Center

On Thursday, February 20th, at 7pm at the Emerson Center, The Bozeman Doc Series and Valley of the Flowers Project present the critically acclaimed new documentary The Story of Plastic. The screening will be preceded at 6:00pm by a…

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January 2020

Verge Theatre: 25 Years In Bozeman

Kevin Brustuen

Bozeman was a quiet sleepy little mountain town of about 23,000 people in 1990. Bozemanites would hike empty trails, go out to eat at Black Angus, have a couple drinks and maybe dance at the Cat’s Paw, and sometimes go see a play at the…

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December 2019

Bah Humbug! A Christmas Carol 2019

Kevin Brustuen

A Christmas Carol, the famous story by Charles Dickens, comes to The Ellen Theatre December 6 through December 22. Dickens first conceived of this story as a pamphlet meant to speak out against the conditions that led to poor children being…

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November 2019

Howl! A Montana Love Story

Kevin Brustuen

In 1995, wolves were successfully reintroduced into the Yellowstone National Park region after an absence of 70 years. Before long, the wolves formed into several viable packs, expanding their ranges to create their own territories.…

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September 2019

Timon of Anaconda

Looking at the Anthropocene through Shakespeare

Kevin Brustuen

In 1877, a young man named William Clark acquired his first mine in the struggling mining camp of Butte in Montana Territory. Clark went on to become one of the three Copper Kings of Butte, thus one of the richest men in the world at the…

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August 2019

Getting Plugged in to Bozeman

One Newcomer’s Quest to Call Bozeman Home

Sarah May

After making the three-day cross-country move, I stared wide-eyed at the Bridger Mountain range eager to make Bozeman feel like home. Moving from Georgia to Montana meant over 3,000 feet in elevation gain, limiting my ability to see…

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August 2019

Bozeman’s 2019-2020 Theater Season

Kevin Brustuen

Bozeman is growing quickly, and the Bozeman-area theater scene is growing dramatically (pun intended) as well. As recently as ten years ago, people would scan bulletin boards, magazines and newspapers eagerly looking for things to do each…

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