Helena-area arts and leisure information revealed Might 11, 2023


Former Clancy man’s movie proven at The Myrna

Unbiased filmmaker and former Clancy resident Robert Shupe will likely be screening his second characteristic movie, “Handshake,” 7 p.m. Might 18 on the Myrna Loy.

Myrna Loy (copy)

The Myrna Loy will likely be will likely be screening Robert Shupe’s characteristic movie “Handshake” on Might 18.

Shupe will attend and reply questions after the film.

The movie was produced regionally and options recognizable areas and actors equivalent to Tim Holmes and Mokey McNeilly.

The plot entails two strangers devising a weird plan to unravel their monetary issues after an opportunity encounter within the Montana wilderness.

Go to https://themyrnaloy.com/happenings/handshake/ for extra data.

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 Shupe was a projectionist at The Myrna Loy his senior 12 months of highschool. The movie has been taking part in at festivals nationwide over the past 12 months and has gained greater than 10 awards.


Work of Carroll Jenkins at Queen Metropolis Framing

Montana artist Carroll Jenkins will be featured at Queen Metropolis Framing & Artwork Provides throughout Might.

His present “Reminiscences and Moments” is a set of large-scale summary work impressed by locations he is traveled and reminiscences of sights he has seen.

There will likely be a gap reception for “Moments & Reminiscences” 5-7 p.m. Might 11 at Queen Metropolis Framing & Artwork Provides, 400 Euclid Ave. Refreshments will likely be served. 

Jenkins is a self-taught painter of abstracts and landscapes in acrylics, oils and cattle markers. He began portray after a navy service within the ’60s for meditation and to assist pay for faculty.

“I offered work on the streets of Los Angeles, totally on the Sundown Strip,” Jenkins mentioned, including he painted sometimes whereas in non-public observe in Helena as a psychotherapist.

Jenkin finds portray to be a type of meditation and rest, generally portray in silence but additionally with music and sometimes with motion. 

Jenkins present will likely be at Queen Metropolis Framing & Artwork Provides within the Lundy Heart, 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday by way of Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.  Name 406-442-2760 for extra data.

New show opens at Refuge Gallery

“Nearer Collectively” is on show at Refuge Gallery, 101 Basin St., by way of June 24.

The exhibit options the work of Indigenous youth from Lame Deer College on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

Exhibit in Basin at the Refuge gallery

A customer appears at Jennifer Reifsneider’s work known as “Monument” on the Refuge Gallery in Basin. The final day to view the exhibit is Saturday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This assortment of labor displays on the method of constructing relationships between strangers and neighborhood by way of collaborations that encourage scholar voice. Scholar artists from Lame Deer junior excessive and highschool will likely be current together with their visible arts instructor Susan Wolfe.

The gallery is open 11 a.m. to six p.m. Saturdays.

For extra data, go to montanaartistrefuge.com.

The Montana Artists Refuge was created by a neighborhood {of professional} artists and is designed for individuals who are available a spirit of exploration. Since its inception in 1993, artists from 24 states and 4 nations have stayed on the refuge.

Clay arts guild having its spring sale

The Helena Clay Arts Guild is internet hosting a Spring Sale, that includes distinctive pottery from many various artists.

The sale is Might 12-14 and Might 19-21 and open midday to six p.m. at 3025 Bozeman Ave. The pottery will likely be displayed contained in the kiln shed on the south aspect of the constructing. The sale options backyard planters, yard artwork and quite a lot of different springtime treasures.

The occasion will likely be held rain or shine.

Go to Helena Clay Arts Guild on Fb or clayartsguildofhelena.com for extra data.

Artist Amplified occasion at Bray

Be part of us at The Bray as Missoula artists, educators, and entrepreneurs Kelli Sinner and Chris Alveshere share perception into their particular person practices and shared endeavor; Montana Workroom.

The free occasion is 6:30 – 8 p.m. Might 18 on the Frances Senska Heart for Training and Engagement, 2915 Nation Membership Ave. The general public could attend.

On-line streaming is accessible.

The newly revamped Artist Amplified lecture and demonstration collection is designed to permit artists and artwork fanatics to share their historical past, course of, and conceptual motivations with the general public.


4 summer time programs at Helena Avenue Theatre

 Take an inspiring class in a cool, snug place on the Helena Avenue Theatre.

Members will get hands-on coaching in stay theatre. Whether or not you wish to be on stage, or behind the scenes, there are reasonably priced programs taught by proficient instructors.  For ages 16 and up, programs are in performing abilities; stage directing and artistic writing. No expertise crucial.

For course descriptions, teacher bios and registration data, go to www.montanaplaywrights.org.

Get into the act: Bailey Osborne, teacher

4 classes: June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2023: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Mondays)

The actor in character: Bruce Corridor, teacher

4 classes: June 27, July 11, 18, 25, 2023: 6:30 – 8:30 pm (Tuesdays)

Write Now!: Pamela Jamruszka Mencher, teacher

4 classes: June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2023 6:30 – 8:30 pm: (Tuesdays)

Directing for stay theatre: Pamela Jamruszka Mencher, teacher

4 classes: July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2023: 6:30 – 8:30 pm: (Mondays) 

The Helena Avenue Theatre is the house of the Montana Playwrights Community, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit group.

Dancers to carry out ‘Charlotte’s Internet’ (picture)

The dancers of Allegro College of Dance invite you to hitch them as they current the timeless traditional “Charlotte’s Internet” on the Helena Center College auditorium at 2 and seven p.m. Might 20.

Wilbur will likely be performed by Mylah Lee with Charlotte being performed by Alora Currie.  Fern will likely be performed by Lindsay Snarr and Tempelton by Ellie Freeman.  This efficiency will likely be excellent for the entire household

A portion of the proceeds from this 12 months’s efficiency will profit “The Angel Fund”

Tickets may be bought on the door on efficiency day or at Allegro College of dance.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for college kids, seniors and navy. Youngsters beneath 3 are free.

Name Beth at 443-1231 with any questions.

See ‘The Lifelike Joneses’

The award-winning play “The Lifelike Joneses” by Will Eno opening 7:30 p.m. Might 11-13 at Helena Avenue Theatre, in a manufacturing by Helena’s latest theater firm, Raven’s Feather Productions.

"The Realistic Joneses"

“The Lifelike Joneses”

Tickets are $20 basic admission and $15 college students, www.ravensfeather.org/tickets. The theater is at 1319 Helena Ave.

The play opens when the brand new neighbors, John and Pony Jones (Allan Miller and Kelly Clavin-Keim) simply occur to be bumping into trash cans within the alley behind Bob and Jennifer Joneses’ yard, the place that couple (performed by Mike Casey and Elaine Spino) is having a clumsy nonconversation.


Creator to look at Helena Civic Heart

Creator Shelby Van Pelt will likely be talking 7 p.m. Might 16 on the Helena Civic Heart.

Her debut novel, revealed in 2022, is “Remarkably Brilliant Creatures.”

The novel is a couple of widow’s unlikely friendship with a large Pacific octopus reluctantly residing on the native aquarium—and the truths she lastly uncovers about her son’s disappearance 30 years in the past.

The occasion is free and sponsored by the Lewis and Clark Library Basis.

Montana Ebook Co. may also be promoting her books the evening of the occasion.

Van Pelt was born and raised within the Pacific Northwest and now lives within the Chicago space together with her husband and two kids.

Music lecturers flapjack fundraiser

The Helena Music Lecturers Affiliation may have a pancake breakfast and silent public sale 8:30-11 a.m. Might 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Helena Ave.

Proceeds will likely be used for scholarship funding.

It’s $8 for adults and $6 age 10 and beneath.

The breakfast consists of performances with music college students.

Time to ‘Find out about beef’ 

Cole Mannix, Montana rancher and founding father of Outdated Salt Co-op, will current “Find out about Beef” as a part of the Montana Harvest of the Month collection on 3:30 p.m. Might 17,  on the Lewis and Clark Library, 120 S. Final Likelihood Gulch.

Might’s focus for Montana Harvest of the Month is Beef and Bison.  

Based in 2020, Outdated Salt Co-op is a Montana rancher-owned meat firm aiming to attach with individuals who care concerning the well being of the panorama and who need top quality meats for his or her households. 

Outdated Salt Co-op additionally personal the livestock slaughter and processing, in addition to two eating places within the Helena space.

Cole is a part of a household that has ranched collectively close to Helmville since 1882. He lives in Helena with partner Eileen Brennan, and sons Finn and Charlie.

Helena film listings

760 Nice Northern, 406-442-4225, cinemark.com

Be aware: These had been the one two listings accessible at press time

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, PG-13
  • The Tremendous Mario Bros. Film, PG
  • Ebook Membership: The Subsequent Chapter, PG-13
  • Evil Useless Rise, R
  • Are You There God? It is Me, Margaret., PG-13
  • Hypnotic, R
  • Sisu, R
  • Love Once more, PG-13

15 N. Ewing St., 406-443-0287, themyrnaloy.com

  • Beau is Afraid, R
  • Well mannered Society, PG-13