There are, presumably, lots of secrets in Big Sky as in any small town. But one well-kept secret keeps local kids guessing all winter long: The title of the Big Sky Broadway musical that will be performed in June.
Twenty-two-year-old Matilda “Silly” Tilly Mattox was enjoying a sunny off-season afternoon, taking advantage of the free time to catch up on one of her favorite activities: painting. She said it’s a form of expression akin to journaling for her, a pastime she also partakes in. But with art, her words take a visual form.
Calling all artists! Your creations could become public art in Big Sky. A number of new bear-proof trash cans and utility boxes are coming to town, and the Arts Council of Big Sky’s Art on the Streets project aims to cover them with creativity.
For Big Sky artist Heather Rapp, her paintings began as gifts. Before she started Heather Rapp Art & Design, she created works of art to give to her family and friends.
Many are familiar with the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel detailing the tumultuous Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire who passionately pursues an elusive married woman, drawing an outsider into their world of obsession, greed and danger.
Working out of a shack along the banks Dudley Creek, Ariane Coleman shared her first jewelry studio with mice. While creating her one-of-a-kind creations she’d often hear traps snapping in the background. She’s still making her unique jewelry, but rest assured no mice inhabit her current shop in the Town Center.
The Lone Peak High School Thespian Society will present this comical and musical retelling of the classic fairytale story, “The Princess and the Pea,” in the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on April 5 and 6.
The Arts Council of Big Sky is pleased to be hosting its sixth annual fundraising art auction event on Thursday, March 22, at the Moonlight Lodge from 6-10 p.m. The event is sponsored by Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty.
Big Sky Antler owner Craig Krzycki’s art studio is a one-room cabin likely relocated from the Twin Cabins trailhead and now situated against the hillside just north of Big Sky in the Gallatin Canyon. This is a fitting space in a fitting place—It’s where Krzycki makes his art and useful items out of antlers.
KT Tunstall opened her recent sold-out benefit concert at Montana Jack with the song, “It Took Me So Long To Get Here, But Here I Am.” Before starting, she coached the crowd on how to sing along with the chorus, and wasn’t impressed with the initial effort.