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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June 2019

Art in Park County

Kevin Brustuen

In 1864, a young William Alderson left his home in Virginia and headed west, joining a growing rush to the latest gold strikes, namely a little-known town nestled in the mountains, called “Virginia City” in Montana Territory.…

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May 2019

A Streetcar Named Desire

Kevin Brustuen

Big Sky Community Theater is offering a production of Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire. Streetcar will be performed for one day only, May 16, at the Warren Miller Center for the Performing Arts in Big Sky.  Directed by…

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April 2019

Walking On Egg Shells With Eddie Ifft

by Angie Ripple

Eddie Ifft is an insanely busy comic coming back to Bozeman after an eighteen-year hiatus. We were pretty surprised to see an ad on Facebook for Eddie’s upcoming Bozeman show, since in the early 2000s I brought him to Montana State…

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April 2019

Company: 1970s Musical at The Ellen

Kevin Brustuen

The Golden Age of Broadway musicals began with the well-known musical Oklahoma! in 1943 and flourished with hits such as South Pacific, Camelot, My Fair Lady, and Singing in the Rain. The 1960s and 1970s were a revolutionary time in art,…

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