After more than a year without much to speak of re: community art projects, artists around the county have signed up to not only create beautiful pieces of art, but also benefit the Madison Valley Medical Center Foundation.
Artists grades K-12 are invited to submit entries to a Montana State-Fish Art contest. State-Fish Art is a national contest sponsored by Wildlife Forever that recognizes winners by state.
With creepy music playing in the background, the familiar voice of John Zirkle introduces “Inherent Danger: A Mountain Murder Series.” The new radio theater series created by the Big Sky Community Theater group over the last six weeks gives a nod to the culture of Big Sky.
It began with lost history and a mysterious document in the National Archives. This led to a powerpoint presentation created by historian Orlan Svingen. He never foresaw that he would become an executive producer of a film, but he wanted to find the best way to share a story – an important story.
Local artists have donated original works to the Ruby Valley Medical Center (RVMC). Pieces that met selection criteria and artwork guidelines were chosen by the RVMC Art Committee.
When he stepped foot on the set of “Yellowstone” a few years ago, Ennis resident and stuntman Cooper Taylor asked A-List actor Kevin Costner if he remembered him. Taylor said he responded: “Yeah, you rode with me. We delivered mail.”
Each summer the Lewis and Clark Caverns offers a free speaker series on Friday evenings.
Many studies agree that social interaction is important for maintaining quality of life for seniors, some noting it can prevent illness by boosting the immune system. It is almost common knowledge, as is the idea that art can be used to bring people together and has since we learned how to share crayons in kindergarten.
The boys of the Ruby Valley Boys knew each other while going to college at Montana State University (MSU). They played at the Eagles in Bozeman together, appreciating that venue for its sizable dance floor. “It’s a whole lot easier playing when people are dancing,” Jim Anderson said.
Lynn Foreman, president of Ennis Senior Center’s Board of Directors, did not want to see the Holiday Bazaar fade away after the Madison Valley Woman’s Club stopped hosting two years ago after decades of sponsorship.