Monday, April 10, 2006

Other Events and Things to Do in Missoula

A few months ago, several people posted on Wired-MT about other events going on in Missoula during the conference. These are some of the concerts, shows, and other events you may want to attend while you're in Missoula:

Events on the UM campus
May 2-12
Gallery of Visual Arts presents MFA Thesis Exhibitions by Orville Chigbrow, Sarah Conway and Steve Krutek. Opening reception Friday, 5/5, 5-7 PM, gallery hours Monday-Friday, 11 AM-4 PM, 243-2813.

May 3
UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble, 7:30 PM, University Theatre, 243-6880*.

May 3-6
Department of Drama/Dance presents Spring Dance Concert, 7:30 PM, Montana Theatre, 243-4581*.

May 4
Media Arts Spring Showcase, Undergraduates 2-4 PM, Graduates 7-9 PM. Programs feature short narrative/experimental movies and integrated digital art/design work, University Center Theater, open to the public without charge, 243-4540.

May 6
Missoula Symphony Orchestra, featuring the Eroica Trio, 7:30 PM, University Theatre, 721-3194*.

(* indicates that tickets are required)

Events Downtown

First Friday
"Most Missoula galleries celebrate their new exhibits on the First Friday of the month. Many stay open until 8 pm or later and serve a surprising array of refreshments. You won't want to miss this chance to experience Missoula's arts community!"

The Fifteenth Annual National Juried Exhibition Of Traditional Oils
"The opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday May 5, 2006, from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m." At the Dana Gallery
The preliminary program is online.

MCT Community Theater's production of My Fair Lady. The show runs May 4-7, 10-14, 2006, and is sure to be worth seeing. Tickets go on sale April 17th. You can purchase them online, or call (406) 728-PLAY.

The Missoula Downtown Association has a list of other events going on downtown.

Please use the comments option to add your own recommendations for events and things to do in Missoula.

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