As Strings Under the Big Sky committee member Marilyn Hill recalls, it was a cold July day for the first-ever event held under a big white tent at the Big Sky Community Park. You could count the number of attendees on both hands.
Lone Peak Lookout: You’ve got quite adiverse group of musicians—could you list the bandmates and their unique talents?
Lone Peak Lookout: We’ve got to mention “The Voice.” What motivated you to try out last year? What was the experience like, and what did you take away from it?
If you happened past the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center recently, there’s a good chance you heard the song “I’m a Believer” blasting from the speakers. You probably also caught the sound of little tap shoes echoing from the stage, a lot of singing, and a lot of laughter.
Please join the Arts Council of Big Sky for an intimate concert at the lovely home of Roger Schwer and Marjie Toepffer in Big Sky’s Sweetgrass Hills on Monday, June 25. Tickets for this event are extremely limited and include appetizers and wine, and are $50 per person.
Big Sky artist Brett Ozment started his creative career far from Montana in an off-the-grid cabin located deep in the woods of the Ozark region of south-central Missouri. It’s a land of spring-fed rivers, black bears, turtles and ticks.
Lone Peak Lookout: We checked out your tour schedule and it looks like you guys will be busy this summer, from Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Nevada and so on. What are some of the locales you’re most looking forward to performing at?
Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd had some time to kill in Big Sky while she waited for her ride to the airport to arrive.
Crayons, a heat gun and a hairdryer might not scream “art!” but it turns out this combination, paired with an artistically inclined operator, are the tools it takes to create vibrant canvases with themes like starry skies, hot springs and sunsets.