Before local photographer Dave Pecunies began snapping photos professionally, he found himself on the flip side of the photo.
The mysterious white flags showed up on the Thursday before the Mountain Film Festival came to town. Fluttering in the wind, the simple works of Big Sky-style public art have slowly been catching folks’ eyes as they look east from the Town Center toward the Hummocks and Uplands trails.
The Arts Council of Big Sky is hosting its final weekend artist workshop of the year Oct. 5-7, featuring well-known painter Whitney Michelle Hall in a class titled “Drawing for Painting.”
Steve Nordahl, owner of Lone Peak Brewing and Taphouse, started bringing in comedy shows two and a half years ago. He described the inception as a bit of a selfish desire; he likes going to comedy clubs on vacations, and wanted to bring that type of entertainment to Big Sky.
IndepenDANCE, a community-based, collaborative dance project with participants in Big Sky, is celebrating its tenth running performance on Sept. 8 at the Ellen Theatre in Bozeman with shows at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life,” Oscar Wilde once wrote. For Big Sky artist Katelee McTaggart, it might be a little of both.
Lone Peak Lookout: We read in a recent Facebook post you’ll be bringing some new musical experiments our way. What might that entail?
Professional chamber choir The Crossing is wasting no time during their short stay in Big sky. They’ll perform a number of shows, collaborate with Montana community choirs, and even create the frameworks of what will become a performance unlike any other—a 24-hour act which combines historical film accompanied by the chorus.
Scavenger, a local heavy metal band, got heads banging at Choppers on Thursday, July 26 after Americana duo Shovels & Ropes played Music in the Mountains. Many people hear the terms “screamo” or “heavy metal” and immediately search elsewhere for musical entertainment.
Rooted in triple-stacked harmonies, southern storytelling and cosmic country twang, Cordovas create its own version of American roots-rock on the band’s most recent album, “That Santa Fe Channel.”