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October 30, 2017

Vlogbrothers Hank and John Green trade YouTube for live audience:



October 12, 2017

Big Sky Comedy Festival grows to one of the biggest in the Comedy industry:



September 21, 2017

A Reader's Guide To The 2017 Montana Book Festival - 9/27-10/1 - Missoula:



September 15, 2017

Podcast - Why More Artists Need to Study Business:



September 14, 2017

Shining a spotlight on the Mining City: Curtains up for Butte's annual film festival:



September 12, 2017

EQUUS International Film Festival Celebrating the Horse - 9/14-17 - Missoula, Montana:



August 28, 2017

Tell Us Something - "Up The Blackfoot" - 9/10 - Missoula, Montana:



August 14, 2017

Redbarre details huge facility in Parker that could create 4,000 jobs, bring Hollywood to Colorado:



August 3, 2017

Kevin Costner series 'Yellowstone' seeks extras in Missoula, Hamilton Aug. 5th and 6th :



July 19, 2017

Bold Women in Montana History Chosen as Montana's National Book Festival Feature:



June 22, 2017

They call it "Loco." Sitcom set in fictional Montana town being filmed in Laurel, aimed for Netflix, looking for extras this weekend.:



June 11, 2017

Missoula artist captures quirky and funky main streets of Montana:



May 29, 2017

Filmed in Kalispell: New movie 'made for and influenced by Montana' :



May 28, 2017

90 foot iconic Montana Bitterroot Mural painting hoping to find a new home. :



May 24, 2017

Small business owner: Here's how not to be a starving artist:



May 18, 2017

"Buster's Mal Heart" - New movie 'made for and influenced by Montana':



May 16, 2017

12 Lessons From The 100 Most Creative People Of 2017:



April 27, 2017

Bitterroot Maker Fair - 5/6 - Hamilton, MT:



March 12, 2017

This Video Game Will Break Your Heart - CBS Sunday Morning:



February 22, 2017

Ivan Doig named 'Outstanding Montanan':



February 21, 2017

Big Sky Film Festival partners up with Missoula businesses:



February 20, 2017

Oscar winning filmmaker shares films, knowledge at The 14th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana:



September 26, 2016

"It's such a powerful venue": Montana stories matched with media experts at first Big Montana Story event:



September 22, 2016

'Valley Uprising' Missoula effects team wins Emmy for work on climbing documentary:



September 10, 2016

Bozeman's David Quammen talks Yellowstone and writing an entire issue of National Geographic:



September 4, 2016

Study finds Montanans are artsier than average:



August 27, 2016

Ballet treasures from the Treasure State:



August 14, 2016

City launches Cultural Asset Mapping Project:



August 5, 2016

Czech photographer, wanderer shares his 'Own Private Montana' in exhibit at Break Espresso:



August 5, 2016

Why Every Artist Should be a Great Storyteller:



July 31, 2016

Montana Artrepreneurship Program teaches artists how to market their work:



June 22, 2016

The last word from Montana's Jim Harrison:



June 8, 2016

America's Greatest Makers - Season 2 Casting Now Open:



May 26, 2016

Intel breaks into reality TV with 'America's Greatest Makers':



May 15, 2016

A story in every brick: festival to bring films from around the world to Butte, Montana:



May 13, 2016

Entire Lineup Of The Free Montana Folk Festival In Butte, Montana Announced: 3-day Music Festival Starts July 8 :



May 11, 2016

$82.3 Million in Grants Will Support Art Projects Nationwide:



May 10, 2016

'Saving For The Day' Montana Movie Fundraising Needs Your Support:



May 1, 2016

University of Montana fabrication laboratory puts scientific, manufacturing equipment in artists' hands:



May 1, 2016

Maker Faire draws Bozeman's artisans, tinkers and inventors:



April 27, 2016

Bridging the gap between art and code:



April 25, 2016

Bringing Hollywood to Montana:



April 19, 2016

National Parks: Ken Burns on why they were America's best idea:



April 18, 2016

Art, technology and education thrive in Hamilton's Fab Lab:



April 16, 2016

Got An Idea? Bring It To 'makerspace' Forum In Butte On May 12:



April 14, 2016

Animals' stories aren't the only ones at Missoula's International Wildlife Film Festival April 16-23:



April 3, 2016

Multi-Grammy Award winner Wynonna Judd headlines this year's Red Ants Pants Music Festival July 28-31, in White Sulphur Springs, Montana:



March 26, 2016

Missoula film enthusiast works to introduce people to big ideas on the big screen:



March 14, 2016

Former "Men At Work" pop star Ron Strykert in Montana is on the rise:



March 14, 2016

8 maker tools to inspire next-gen innovation and design:



March 8, 2016

Group looks to position Missoula as media-arts hub :



February 24, 2016

First Night Missoula Survey... and there are prizes. :



February 7, 2016

Big Sky on the Big Screen: 'Walking Out' With Alex and Andrew Smith:



February 1, 2016

Making art pay: Montana Artrepreneur Program returns to the Bitterroot:



January 19, 2016

In Missoula, the arts mean business - Please take the survey:



January 12, 2016

Montana's Conrad Anker hopes, waits for "Meru" Oscar nomination:



December 25, 2015

International ballet, dance competition coming to Missoula Jan. 11-16, bringing with it about 200 registered dancers.:



October 21, 2015

Filmmakers wanted! $51,000 to be awarded for winners of three video contests.:



October 11, 2015

Helena's The Means of Production Shop, a communal workspace for manufacturers, tinkerers and emerging artists now fully functional; members have plans for growth:



September 30, 2015

"Ray Risho's Ports of Call" Missoula chef provides introduction to 'Syrian state of belly':



September 14, 2015

Filmmaker raising money for Missoula documentary, "A Place Sort Of" - Kickstarter:



September 2, 2015

Montana State University acquires papers of renowned author Ivan Doig:



August 24, 2015

The Montana Book Festival, coming up in September, is currently seeking donations through Kickstarter.:



August 20, 2015

A Montana Goodbye for Ivan Doig:



August 17, 2015

Glacier Park's nighttime stories come alive in new photo book - "Glacier National Park After Dark -- Sunset to Sunrise in a Beloved Montana Wilderness.":



July 18, 2015

Philanthropists creating art venue in Montana near Fishtail on 11,000 acres:



July 9, 2015

Director: No substitute for shooting James Lee Burke story in Montana:



July 5, 2015

Organized chaos: Thousands expected for folk festival in Butte next weekend - 7/10-12:



June 11, 2015

Bastille Day Fireworks Photo Art Show, 7/3, Missoula, Montana:



June 10, 2015

In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean Festival July 10-13 in Seeley Lake:



May 30, 2015

15 music festivals in Montana and Wyoming:



May 19, 2015

How to build the universe from Lego, over a pint of beer - "Pint of Science" festival - Why not have one in your community?:



May 18, 2015

Sweet Pea Festival comes to Bozeman August 7-9 for 38th year:



May 2, 2015

Missoula filmmaker cashes in on minute-long video competition:



May 2, 2015

Photo essay: Sacred rituals, buffalo hunts and a lone gas station: Inside Indian reservation in Montana, where two Native American tribes reside:



April 13, 2015

New Missoula Equus International Film Festival focuses on the role of horses:



March 10, 2015

Forget Big Sky And Cowboys: Thomas McGuane's 'Crow Fair' Is Set In An Unidealized Montana:



March 4, 2015

The Making of J.K. Simmons in Montana:



March 1, 2015

Missoula, Montana Artist Cheri Govertsen Greer - Beauty and Grace In So Many Ways:



February 20, 2015

Montana's Circle of American Masters:



February 12, 2015

The Creative Network : Missoula made website connects audiences and filmmakers:



February 10, 2015

'Cut Bank' movie trailer teases tense thriller:



February 10, 2015

EQUUS International Film Festival® Returns to Montana - Call for Entries:



February 2, 2015

A Montana First - Insane Inflatables Coming to Missoula - May 2, 2015:



January 21, 2015

Montana's MPG Ranch strives to preserve the natural communities that make this area beautiful and focuses on research to restore and protect native diversity.:



January 15, 2015

"Lucy's Biggest Fish to Fry: A Husband's Journey through His Wife's Fight with Brain Cancer":



January 2, 2015

Join the Weekly 3D Printing Community Hangouts :



December 6, 2014

Montana ART Film Competition:



October 24, 2014

Review: 'Badluck Way: A Year on The Ragged Edge of the West':



October 12, 2014

National Geographic photographer documents Yellowstone:



October 10, 2014

Festival of the Book spreads events throughout downtown Missoula:



October 2, 2014

15th Anniversary Of The Humanities Montana Festival Of The Book, 10/9-11, Missoula, Montana:



July 25, 2014

Kickstarter Campaign - "Clay Montana, Is it the water?":



June 6, 2014

'Cut Bank', Montana prepares to be 'Fargo'-ed:



May 28, 2014

Monte Dolack unveils new painting for Montana State Parks' 75th birthday:



May 18, 2014

Butte's Headframe Spirits and Bozeman's Chisel Industries Team Up for New Film - "The Richest Hill on Earth" :



May 1, 2014

Shooting the Crown - Whitefish photographer releases new book on Crown of the Continent:



April 25, 2014

UM art museum receives major gift; could help secure new building:



April 25, 2014

Sign up now for Artrepreneur program - Deadline is approaching:



April 24, 2014

"Crown of the Continent: The Wildest Rockies" - Images of the Spledor of the Continental Divide from Missoula, Montana to Banff, Alberta:



April 15, 2014

Missoula to tackle cultural master plan:



February 18, 2014

Museum of the Rockies exhibit "Tails to Toepads" begins Feb. 22nd:



February 17, 2014

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival kicks off in Missoula:



January 23, 2014

Missoula, Montana home shows that unexpected angles and unusual materials prove that a house can be a live-in sculpture:



January 20, 2014

Monte Dolack exhibit 'Altered State' explores Montana's history of resource use, abuse:



January 19, 2014

State of the arts: The economic impact adds up in Montana :



January 1, 2014

The Book of Tree - Smoke Elser, the legendary wilderness cowboy, shares his thoughts on a lifetime in the wilderness and the future he imagines.:



December 27, 2013

Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Big Sky celebrates debut season :



December 17, 2013

Archie Bray Foundation Boosts Montana's Economy:



November 3, 2013

Powerful film 'Bridegroom' hits Netflix: Kalispell native's story makes for award-winning documentary:



November 1, 2013

Telling Powerful Stories - Missoula's Tree and Sky Institute:



October 20, 2013

The unexpectedly most successful category on Kickstarter:



August 20, 2013

Exhibits of Montana art sought for Zoot Enterprises gallery:



August 13, 2013

Missoula Fringe Festival - Over 60 Live Shows - 175 Participants, 8/15-17, Missoula, Montana:



August 4, 2013

Monte Dolack's art brightens up Giant Springs State Park on dreary day:



August 2, 2013

Red Ants Pants Music a rockin' success in White Sulphur Springs, Montana:



July 20, 2013

Mainstreet Uptown Butte gets $150K NEA grant:



July 15, 2013

The Extractive Creative Economy - We shouldn't ship our artists out like we do timber or coal. :



June 16, 2013

From country to metal, blues, and world music, Montana music festivals are growing :



June 15, 2013

Businesses pitching in for Montana Folk Festival set July 12-14:



June 7, 2013

Montana Artist Monte Dolack Looks Back 20 Years:



May 24, 2013

'Bella Vista' - New Montana movie (set in Missoula) explores life from the eyes of an outsider - :



May 17, 2013

"The Magpie Project" Feature Film Set in the Bakken Oil Boom:



May 1, 2013

Montana-made film "Winter in the Blood" accepted into prestigious international Los Angeles Film Festival:



April 24, 2013

Montana grad heading up Hollywood film project - Needs your support on Kickstarter:



April 15, 2013

NEA announces Brookings Institution publication based on collaborative effort on the arts and economic development:



March 22, 2013

Governor Quinn Launches Illinois Creative Economy Initiative - It's all about the Arts.:



March 16, 2013

State of the Arts in Montana:



March 14, 2013

Beautiful and valuable creativity from disabled artists at Creative Growth:



March 7, 2013

83-Year-Old Wins Contest to Make 3D Printers Cheaper:



March 5, 2013

Bozeman TEDx event connects dreamers, doers:



March 4, 2013

Revolution in Art & Design using 3D Printing | Objet for Neri Oxman :



January 10, 2013

The business of art: Stevensville, Montana-area artist completes Artrepreneurship program:



January 7, 2013

Humanities MONTANA January e-Newsletter:



December 16, 2012

Artist Monte Dolack stays true to Montana roots:



December 9, 2012

New search engine connects all the literary dots - Search engine unlocks which key words are in books.:



November 26, 2012

Tree & Sky Media Arts Chooses Innovative Funding Platform to Build and Engage Audience for its New Documentary About Spiritual Ecology "The Book of Tree" Kickstarter campaign Aims to Raise $75,000 Production Budget by Dec 21, 2012:



November 21, 2012

Missoula, Montana's Linsey Corbin Claims Ironman Arizona Crown - YEA!!!:



November 2, 2012

36th International Wildlife Film Festival CALL FOR ENTRIES October 1, 2012-January 31, 2013 Late Deadline: February 8:



October 3, 2012

You're not using your piano efficiently - The Piano Guys (Fun!):



October 1, 2012

Humanities MONTANA October e-Newsletter - Humanities Montana Festival of the Book will take place October 4-6 in Missoula:



September 26, 2012

Expert details economic importance of arts to Missoula audience:



September 11, 2012

New Crown Of The Continent E-Magazine Available:



August 27, 2012

10 Underrated Hotbeds Of American Innovation:



August 26, 2012

Ivan Doig's story of a bright boy, a Montana bar and a buried past:



August 25, 2012

The 20 Most Popular TED Talks Ever:



August 21, 2012

New concerts and events added to Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival week August 24 to September 1, in Whitefish and Bigfork, Montana:



July 30, 2012

Red Ants Pants filled with good music, good fun:



June 15, 2012

True Wolf, A New Feature Documentary By Rob Whitehair Opening Across The Northwest - Missoula, MT starts June 29 The Wilma Theater:



June 2, 2012

Great Falls bird carver wins big at prestigious international competiton:



May 27, 2012

Native filmmaker draws on Flathead upbringing:



May 21, 2012

Richard Ford (Independence Day) book returns to Great Falls, Montana:



May 17, 2012

Swords & Scotches, 5/19, Missoula, Montana:



April 25, 2012

A-list actors Sir Ben Kingsley, John Malkovich, Michael Sheen, Armie Hammer and Teresa Palmer star in Cut Bank, Montana-focused film - "Cut Bank":



April 6, 2012

Montana ambassadors got Moscow crowd to embrace cowboy way:



March 22, 2012

TEDx comes to Bozeman this week:



March 3, 2012

Bozeman, Montana author releases first novel to great acclaim - "The Royal Wulff Murders":



March 3, 2012

Montana filmmakers steeped in movie magic:



March 2, 2012

PITCH THE 406 - Bozeman, Montana filmmakers win $20,000 in 'movie-making magic':



February 19, 2012

Bitterroot author's 'Raptors' wins Montana state book award:



February 11, 2012

THE MONTANA STOCKMAN: Tougher Than Hammered Owl Manure - Please pledge to support this on Kickstarter :



January 11, 2012

Artrepreneurs: Bitterroot Valley artists learn art of entrepreneurship and marketing - Montana Arts Council's Montana Artrepreneur Program:



January 5, 2012

Fueling the Creative Economy:



December 19, 2011

"When the Woods Were Wild, True Stories from the Mountains of Montana":



November 30, 2011

Montana History Foundation Announces Availability of First Ever Preserve Montana Grants:



November 20, 2011

Niarada, Montana man creates art that cowboys, horses wear - Shooting Star Saddlery:



October 30, 2011

Missoula-area projects to be highlighted in America's Great Outdoors report:



October 12, 2011

Bitter Root Valley Historical Society Museum in Ravalli County in danger of closing :



October 9, 2011

Bozeman, Montana's Hatch Festival struggling for definition and relevance:



September 30, 2011

12th Annual Humanities Montana Festival Of The Book, 10/5-7, Missoula, Montana:



September 26, 2011

Please Join Us October 17-23 for the 8th Edition of Montana CINE International Film Festival in Missoula, Montana:



September 1, 2011

The Montana Arts Council - State of the Arts CyberNewspaper:



August 23, 2011

Play "Moon Over Mission Dam" Co-Written by Native American Poet, Victor A. Charlo and Spokane Poet, Zan Agzigian Being Produced by Flathead Reservation:



July 21, 2011

Actor Jeff Bridges raising awareness, money for hungry children in Montana:



July 19, 2011

Man's quirky art could be what the small Wyoming town needs:



July 13, 2011

Joshua Walters: On being just crazy enough:



July 5, 2011

Grant to fund Montana Artrepreneur Program:



June 26, 2011

More Montana artists going online to raise funds for their projects:



June 25, 2011

Documentary about Montana-raised Cowboy getting national attention. "Buck" tells the story of horseman Buck Brannaman:



June 24, 2011

7 Nobel Laureates "Origins Of The Universe", 7/26, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana:



June 20, 2011

Montana Folk Festival wants volunteers from across the state:



June 16, 2011

Free Community Guitar Performance In Bigfork With Jody Fisher, Andrew Leonard And Doug Smith, 6/24, Bigfork, Montana:



May 11, 2011

Arlee, Montana's Garden of 1,000 Buddhas nearing goal, one statue at a time:



May 9, 2011

Missoula Cultural Council is offering one hour of marketing consultation free to all MCC artist members.:



May 6, 2011

International Wildlife Film Festival (in Missoula this week! You should be here.. ) goes back to roots, evolves:



April 28, 2011

AND THE WINNERS ARE... 34th Annual International Wildlife Film Festival, 5/7-14 in Missoula, Montana:



April 15, 2011

TED Video: Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong:



March 30, 2011

Mixing art and business:



March 8, 2011

Drowning Beautiful:



March 1, 2011

Missoula, Montana's Monte Dolack is honored with an exhibit of 25 of his posters at the United Nations:



February 11, 2011

Check Out New West's Regional Film Festivals Map:



February 11, 2011

HBO Documentary Films sponsors FREE Opening Night Screening at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2/11:



February 10, 2011

2011 Governor's Humanities Awards, 2/24, Helena, Montana:



February 7, 2011

googleartproject.com - All of the greatest museums of the world.:



January 15, 2011

Kindred souls in a small Montana town, a ragtag team and a story of triumph - "Blind Your Ponies" :



January 6, 2011

Humanities MONTANA January e-Newsletter:



December 23, 2010

Aesthetic influence:



December 15, 2010

Crown of the Continent E-Notes, Issue 2:



December 6, 2010

Crown of the Continent Guitar Foundation - 2010 Newsletter:



November 10, 2010

Artrepreneurship: Montana Arts Council program helps teach folk artists to market their work:



October 27, 2010

MCT Community Theatre 2010-2011 Season Series Subscriptions are on sale now!:



October 18, 2010

Montana CINE International Film Festival "Hitting Stride At The Right Time", 10/19-23, Missoula, Montana:



October 17, 2010

University of Montana Museum of Art and Culture competing with offer from Virginia developer for old Macy's site downtown:



October 1, 2010

Creative forces hatching again in Bozeman - Hatchfest:



September 14, 2010

Butte, Montana gets boost from Travelocity for folk festival:



September 11, 2010

Sen. Baucus Announces Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater To Perform At Shanghai World Expo:



August 23, 2010

News from Missoula Cultural Council - News and Events for the week of August 23, 2010:



August 22, 2010

Missoula writer Sneed Collard III turns publisher for himself, other authors - Bucking Horse Books "Great Reads from the West.":



July 14, 2010

Arts-Oriented Development Encouraged through New Sustainable Communities Grant Programs:



July 13, 2010

Butte to launch Montana Folk Festival in 2011 :



June 28, 2010

Along the Divide: Ivan Doig weaves Butte, Montana into latest book - “Work Song”:



June 25, 2010

CraftNet Sketches - June 2010 Volume 6 Number 2:



June 21, 2010

Celtic Festival Missoula 2010. Cannonballs.... Road Bowling!??, 7/31, Missoula, Montana:



June 8, 2010

Best part of waking up: Missoula, Montana band wins $25K grand prize in Folgers coffee jingle contest:



May 9, 2010

'Lux Aurumque' - Virtual Choir -- Breathtaking!:



May 3, 2010

33rd International Wildlife Film Festival , 05/8-15, Missoula:



April 30, 2010

33rd International Wildlife Film Festival, 5/8-15, Missoula, Montana:



April 15, 2010

CraftNet Sketches - March 2010 Volume 6 Number 1:



April 13, 2010

Discount Offered for Montana Guitar Workshop With Pat Metheny, Larry Carlton, Alex De Grassi and Scott Tennant:



March 26, 2010

Addressing the state of the arts in Montana - “Arts in Crisis” 3/29, Billings, Montana:



March 18, 2010

The Film “The Cove,” Oscar Winner To Have its Missoula Premier at the 33rd International Wildlife Film Festival in May:



March 18, 2010

Bigfork, Montana to Host Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival to showcase well-known guitarists Aug. 29 through Sept. 5 :



March 12, 2010

MONTANA STATE OF THE ARTS newspaper ready to view online:



March 7, 2010

'Sweetgrass' - story of the last Montana sheepherders:



March 4, 2010

Masters of Invention - The stories behind five of Missoula's most brilliant and bizarre patent applications:



March 1, 2010

The Crown Of The Continent Guitar Foundation Guitar Extravaganza with Pat Metheny, Scott Tennant and Alex De Grassi, 8/29-9/5, Bigfork, Montana :



February 26, 2010

Cost of proposed Missoula events center cut by $21 million:



February 19, 2010

Missoula BarCamp 2010 Session Suggestions - Planning meeting on 2/23:



February 12, 2010

Sky’s the limit: Missoula documentary film festival gets bigger, better:



January 25, 2010

Livingston, Montana author, Walter Kirn, author of "Up in the Air, flying high with film:



January 6, 2010

Three bills aim to boost State's creative sectors:



January 4, 2010

Humanities Montana - E-News - January 2010:



December 28, 2009

Washington Foundation offers $200K challenge grant for National Folk Festival in Butte, Montana:



December 25, 2009

Performances of the decade: Missoula establishes itself as cultural capital of the Northern Rockies:



December 23, 2009

CraftNet Sketches - December 2009 Volume 5 Number 4:



November 23, 2009

‘Old Man’ walks to raise money for the Whitefish, Montana Performing Arts Center:



November 22, 2009

Special Preview Screening Of "The Wildest Dream" - A Benefit For The Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation,12/20, Bozeman:



October 23, 2009

University of Montana Crown of the Continent E-Publication:



October 20, 2009

33rd International Wildlife Film Festival - Call For Entries And Festival Highlights - Deadline January 30, 2010:



October 12, 2009

Hundreds of parishioners and guests at Missoula's First Presbyterian Church - including the grandson who shares his name - celebrate the legacy and life of John Norman Maclean, so emotively portrayed in "A River Runs Through It,":



October 12, 2009

AAA offering "Outdoor Junkie" web site for outdoor activities and enthusiasts in Montana, Alaska and Wyoming:



October 9, 2009

CraftNet - SKETCHES - September 2009 Volume 5 Number 3:



October 2, 2009

Meet Anne Millbrooke of Bozeman, Montana, Aviation Historian - Heads in the Clouds - Women in the Air Interviews with Women in Aviation who Love Books & Write Them!:



September 30, 2009

Missoula connecting to cultural tourism with Monte Dolack:



September 27, 2009

'An Explosion of Creativity' in Grand Rapids:



September 3, 2009

Five Questions: Portland creative professionals resurrect annual Portland Creative Conference gathering:



September 1, 2009

Montana Arts Council Awards Federal Economic Stimulus Funding:



August 30, 2009

Sculpting legend: From Thailand to Bigfork, ‘Amazing One’ creates lifelike replicas:



August 14, 2009

Artists' love of craft earns them a spot in the Montana Circle of Masters:



August 4, 2009

Science-Related Film Projects Invited for 2010 Sundance Institute/Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant:



July 27, 2009

Makers of short films long on ambition - “Bozeman, Montana’s film is going to be awesome if it works.”:



July 23, 2009

Costly canvas: Artists say Missoula's charge for public art is too steep:



July 22, 2009

Creative Caravan - House swapping & letting for professionals in the creative industry:



July 22, 2009

Glendive, Montana's art community offers opportunity for local tourism:



July 16, 2009

The Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana may be the most polluted place in the country. Top tourist attraction gets upgrade :



July 16, 2009

Glacier National Park Centennial eNews- July 2009:



July 15, 2009

Great Falls artist Bob Kercher's work now even more puzzling:



July 15, 2009

Montana's badlands provide a perfect venue for a “staycation”:



July 10, 2009

National Folk Festival Starts Today and runs through Sunday in Uptown Butte - Three-day lineup for folk fest:



July 9, 2009

Check Presentation to the Butte National Folk Festival - Commerce Director Anthony J. Preite to Kickoff Festivities with Check Presentation to the Butte National Folk Festival on July 9:



July 6, 2009

2nd Great Falls artist, Linda Short, selected for Paint the Parks:



July 3, 2009

Great Falls artist places two paintings in Paint the Parks 100 competition:



July 1, 2009

Montana Public Radio Offers Transportation To National Folk Festival In Butte:



June 21, 2009

One Book Montana aims to provide deeper understanding of human experience. “The Surrounded”:



June 19, 2009

National Folk Festival in Butte, Mont., July 10-12 celebrating the West - and it's all FREE:



June 5, 2009

Hollywood workers settling in tax-friendly states:



June 3, 2009

Helena To Host First Major Worldwide Hollywood Film Premier For CALL OF THE WILD 3D, - 6/10:



May 29, 2009

The Impact of Arts in a Blue-Collar Economy in the Flathead Valley of Montana:



May 24, 2009

Montana mystique withstands modernity:



May 8, 2009

Washington Foundation gift supports Montana Shakespeare in the Parks upcoming tour:



May 8, 2009

Stage of Emergency Cultural Groups Ask What to Mount Next. The Answer, Increasingly: Losses:



May 2, 2009

Fort Missoula headlines historical sites in Montana’s cultural mecca:



April 30, 2009

Art Bikes With Bite - The Montana Transit Authority:



April 28, 2009

Stand By Me -- Playing for Change:



April 6, 2009

Many hands still needed for Butte, Montana's National Folk Festival July 10 to 12. Still needs $350,000:



March 26, 2009

New Missoula whitewater park may be in the works:



March 26, 2009

In case of emergency break glass - Missoula’s vibrant arts community could hold the key to an economic turnaround:



March 18, 2009

Delicacy of the Wild West Lives on for Those So Bold ... Got Balls???:



March 17, 2009

Dave Wilson: 40 years on country airwaves:



March 13, 2009

Event to recognize Humanities Montana directors:



March 11, 2009

A mandolin revival creates ‘The Montana Sound’:



March 6, 2009

Needed: $1.2M for The National Folk Festival in Butte, Montana, July 10-12:



March 4, 2009

Workshop on March 12 to explore heritage tourism in Ravalli County:



February 26, 2009

A Home Where the Buffalo Roam - The C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana:



February 20, 2009

New Great Falls, Montana gallery cooperative, Lodestone Gallery aims to promote art:



February 19, 2009

Stegner’s Complaint - Wallace Stegner's Centennial is a Reminder of the Lack of Respect Given to Writers From the American West :



February 19, 2009

The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation donates $50k to National Folk Festival in Butte, Montana this summer:



February 17, 2009

Crown Of The Continent Symposium, 2/20-21 Kalispell:



February 17, 2009

Downturn Forces Communities to Put Festivals on Hold:



February 11, 2009

Information Regarding the Arts and Economic Stimulus:



February 3, 2009

Ken Burns' "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" brings national parks to the screen:



January 23, 2009

A bright idea - Ken Burns' “National Parks: America’s Best Idea” previewed in Bozeman, Montana:



January 23, 2009

Penny Redli of Columbus and Mark Ratledge of Missoula Tapped to Lead Montana's Cultural and Aesthetics Project Advisory Committee:



January 15, 2009

New Report from the NGA Center For Best Practices Highlights Benefits Arts and Culture bring to State Economies:



January 12, 2009

Call For Entries - 32nd Annual International Wildlife Film Festival Missoula, Montana:



January 9, 2009

Virginia City, Montana strikes gold as True Western Town:



January 9, 2009

Man leaves $183,000 to The History Museum in Great Falls, Montana:



January 5, 2009

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Announces 2009 Official Selections:



January 3, 2009

Treasure Valley Idaho cities want art to define them:



December 31, 2008

Filmmaker Ken Burns to speak in Bozeman, Montana - “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.”:



December 11, 2008

Another wave in the works in Missoula's Clark Fork River:



December 8, 2008

All about the art - World-renowned sculptor, Laury Dizengremel falls in love with Montana:



December 5, 2008

Author chronicles life with Alex Lowe - "Forget Me Not: A Memoir":



November 26, 2008

Transforming Art Into a More Lucrative Career Choice:



November 24, 2008

Executive chosen for Humanities Montana:



November 12, 2008

Nurturing a Creative and Innovative Community:



November 8, 2008

The 'Creative Class' Takes Over:



November 5, 2008

The Montana November/December State of the Arts newspaper:



October 23, 2008

Adventurer Conrad Anker emphasizes importance of outdoors:



September 17, 2008

Livingston, Montana is one of America's 'Coolest Small Towns':



September 3, 2008

State of the Arts newspaper:



July 26, 2008

‘Libby' movie up for Emmy:



July 18, 2008

Bollywood calling in New Mexico:



July 14, 2008

Interactive Helena arts Web site in the works:



June 19, 2008

Missoula, Montana among the top 10 towns nationwide for professional artists:



June 16, 2008

SnowGhost Studios of Whitefish, Montana offers more than just no cost recording opportunities. :



June 16, 2008

June CraftNet Sketches:



June 16, 2008

Flora to fawn over - Tizer Botanic Gardens and Arboretum in Jefferson City, Montana:



June 13, 2008

Harvard Glee Club Makes Historic Montana Visit:



May 21, 2008

Montana Museum of Art and Culture May 2008 Newsletter:



May 12, 2008

The National Folk Festival, 7/11-13, Butte, Montana:



May 12, 2008

The May/June 2008 issue of the State of the Arts in Montana:



April 27, 2008

Butte, Montana to host folk festival July 11-13:



April 25, 2008

31st International Wildlife Film Festival, 5/10-17, Missoula, Montana:



April 23, 2008

Montana Museum of Art and Culture - April Newsletter:



April 22, 2008

Montana Arts Council honors area folk artists:



April 15, 2008

National Geographic and Partners Launch Geotourism Program in Greater Yellowstone Region:



April 14, 2008

Montana Historical Society Receives Grant for Preservation. Applications Requested:



April 9, 2008

The University of Montana Museum of Art & Culture April Newsletter:



March 21, 2008

Keeping Missoula's art scene fresh:



March 10, 2008

The March/April 2008 issue of the Montana Arts Council's newspaper "State of the Arts" is online and ready for viewing:



March 9, 2008

Montana is home to burgeoning art community. "The Craft Heritage Trails of North Central Montana" is your guide:



February 19, 2008

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Announces 2008 Award Winners:



February 19, 2008

Havre, Montana documentary film festival focuses on social issues. 2/22-24:



February 19, 2008

Film rolling in Lincoln, Montana. "Call of the Wild" with Christopher Lloyd:



February 14, 2008

Five promising points of entry to the 5th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival starting today in Missoula, Montana:



February 13, 2008

Wellness Documentaries Headline Second Annual Hi-line Film Festival in Havre:



February 10, 2008

Montana Historical Society celebrates Smithsonian affiliation:



February 7, 2008

O'Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West, The University of Montana February/March Newsler:



February 3, 2008

Kalispell filmmaker's movie goes Hollywood.- “Dead Noon”:



December 26, 2007

Directors breathe new life into Ravalli County Museum:



December 5, 2007

Montana Arts Council - Nov. /Dec. State of the Arts online:



December 4, 2007

Montana Tribal Tourism Alliance working on the development of "Seven Lodges - A Visitors Guide to Montana’s Indian Country":



October 31, 2007

Art looms large in Bigfork economy:



October 16, 2007

A growing enclave for the arts, 30 miles from Seattle:



September 24, 2007

Montana Art Economics: As Supply Increases So Does Demand:



September 13, 2007

Denver measures its business 'creativity':



September 3, 2007

Yellowstone winter packages offered:



September 1, 2007

The Redevelopment of a City is an Art:



August 28, 2007

Is There a Need for a Youth Arts Center in a Small Community? An Exploratory Investigation:



August 23, 2007

Putting Priority on People. It takes more than tax breaks to promote economic development:



August 9, 2007

Helena, Montana shows how to do arts in small town:



August 7, 2007

Guide, storyteller and caricaturist from Belgium seeks to tell his stories in the Yellowstone Region in 2008. :



August 4, 2007

Can the Red Carpet Reach the Flathead? Huntley Ritter's Next Montana Move:



August 1, 2007

Casting calls set for Ennis movie:



July 26, 2007

4th Annual Montana CINE International Film Festival "The Last Best Film Fest", 10/1-7, Missoula, MT:



July 16, 2007

The July/August issue of the State of the Arts in Montana:



June 20, 2007

Helping an Artist Pull A Rabbit Out of His (or Her) Hat:



June 19, 2007

Arts, Culture and Design in Rural North Carolina:



June 16, 2007

Your opinions are requested by the Montana Arts Council:



May 23, 2007

Plan for Missoula performing arts center surfaces. Major Donors will be crucial to success.:



May 15, 2007

Once nearly extinct, Missoula's International Wildlife Film Festival celebrates 30 years:



May 9, 2007

State of the Arts in Montana:



May 7, 2007

National Geographic map project coordinators to visit Montana, meet public:



April 10, 2007

"Amber Waves" The importance of the “creative class” for rural growth.:



April 4, 2007

IWFF To Present World Premier Of Her Planet Earth Film With Producer Vanessa Berlowitz, 5/18, Missoula, Montana:



March 29, 2007

Butte, Montana will host the National Folk Festival for 3 years beginning in 2008:



March 29, 2007

Teaching Musicians to Be Entrepreneurs:



March 13, 2007

The March/April Montana State of the Arts newspaper is now ready:



January 27, 2007

Initiative aims to expand economic base of communities. Knight Foundation Creative Communities Initiative :



January 9, 2007

Reviving small towns. America the creative:



January 8, 2007

The Montana State of the Arts newspaper:



December 25, 2006

Christopher Paolini of Paradise Valley in Montana sees his book, "Eragon", on the big screen.:



December 17, 2006

Missoula Performing Arts Center design intended to welcome everyone:



December 10, 2006

The beauty of Butte, Montana. A trained architect and professional sculptor finds paradise in the Uptown:



December 10, 2006

Butte fantasy author living out her own fantasy:



December 7, 2006

Montana Governor proposes $3 million for Virginia City and Nevada City old-town restorations:



November 25, 2006

Ski Movie Music.com is the holy grail of ski movie soundtracks:



November 21, 2006

Collaborative Marketing Of The Arts In Missoula, 11/29, Missoula, MT:



November 9, 2006

Montana State of the Arts Newspaper NovDec2006 :



November 8, 2006

Missoula Thirsts for the First: The crowds keep growing for the First Friday Art Walk - but how much benefit do galleries see?:



October 14, 2006

Aspiring Helena high school filmmaker getting national attention on Youtube:



October 11, 2006

Think Tank Cowboy :



October 8, 2006

Report from the Center for Arts and Public Policy "The Rebirth of Arts and Culture" and the Resulting Impact on the Economy:



October 5, 2006

Edward O. Wilson warns of mass extinction facing life. Thousands welcome ‘sociobiology' pioneer to Montana State University in Bozeman. :



October 4, 2006

Young filmmakers from around the world descend on Hatchfetch:



September 28, 2006

Montana Festival of the Book, September 28-30, 2006, Missoula, Montana:



September 19, 2006

Strategies for Creative Spaces and Cities Project Case Studies:



September 18, 2006

Fly-fishing and a craft that endures. The history of the bamboo fly rod appeals to a wide audience, not just armchair anglers.:



September 11, 2006

Geological Road Signs Share Montana's Past and Spark Interest in Future:



September 1, 2006

The Montana State of the Arts Newsletter September 2006:



August 18, 2006

Film's screenwriter finds mother lode of story ideas in Montana roots:



August 18, 2006

Award-winning film shows how Montanans pulled wildlife back from brink:



July 27, 2006

Toronto Considers Strategies for Building Regional Creative Economies:



July 26, 2006

Montana Arts Council’s “State of the Arts” newspaper:



July 24, 2006

No Regrets. At the release of his 26th book, best-selling Montana author James Lee Burke looks back—and doesn’t hold back—on a lifetime of writing.:



July 24, 2006

CraftNet August 2006 :



July 20, 2006

Drumlummon Institute Launches Online Journal of Montana Culture:



July 17, 2006

Research and development and The Innovation Economy:



July 13, 2006

Fans embrace Montana writer Ivan Doig's latest novel. "The Whistling Season":



July 12, 2006

Montana made; NYU film student from Helena seeks support for latest project:



July 11, 2006

Maine Issues Guide for the Creative Economy:



July 10, 2006

An Interview with Montana writer, Thomas McGuane. "Gallatin Canyon":



July 10, 2006

Montana is home to unique art born out of the "challenges" of farming. Rich Charlson of Charliwood Art:



June 29, 2006

From Beirut to Bozeman (Montana) and back again Lebanese filmmaker Fouad Alaywan discusses his artistic trajectory and his interest in spying neighbors:



June 15, 2006

PAN UP TO THE FLATHEAD: Partners eye state-of-the-art media center:



April 14, 2006

Glacier Performing arts center in Kalispell, MT nets $4 million pledge:



April 14, 2006

Yellowstone given $15M for visitor center:



April 11, 2006

Miles City man, Currie Corbin provides L. Frank Baum exhibit for Gonzaga:



March 23, 2006

Wyoming native makes film on small-town life. "Losing Lusk":



March 1, 2006

HATCHfest '06 Is Open for Business in Bozeman, Montana. Festival coming 10/3-8:



February 26, 2006

Association Of Oil Painters In America Annual Juried Exhibition, 5/4-5/30, Missoula, Montana :



February 24, 2006

Forging a Creative Community for the New Creative Economy:



February 21, 2006

Forging a Creative Community for the New Creative Economy:



February 16, 2006

Call for applications for folk and traditional arts apprenticeship awards in Montana :



February 16, 2006

The reality is growing — Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in Missoula, Montana stretches wide in content, quality:



February 15, 2006

Montanans look East for ideas to promote tourism and art:



February 13, 2006

Great Falls native Trever Fadrhonchas high hopes for a future as a film director in Hollywood:



February 7, 2006

Creative Clusters and the Urban Economy:



February 2, 2006

Creative workers play critical role in economy. Talented people can attract investment but cities must do their homework:



January 30, 2006

Flathead artist, Merle Big Bow earns biz leader fellowship:



January 16, 2006

Artists learn business skills to make their art pay:



January 11, 2006

Casting a huge net: Montana State University filmmakers post free nature films on Web:



December 26, 2005

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (Missoula) Announces 2006 Selections:



December 18, 2005

Phila.'s next revolution: Forging creative economy. For America to thrive, it needs to capitalize on its right-brain advantage. New York may be losing it's creative element.:



December 18, 2005

Making a living at what you love - Artists find that business strategies can help them succeed:



November 14, 2005

"Darkest Before Dawn: Sedition and Free Speech in the American West":



November 6, 2005

Hike Glacier Park - in your pj's:



October 23, 2005

Maine is Focusing on Developing Its Creative Economy:



October 23, 2005

Got trivia? Writer says Mining City (Butte, Montana) provides wealth of good tales:



October 15, 2005

H. Ross Perot shares life, stories at awards ceremony - Receives The George R. Stibitz Award from The American Computer Museum of Bozeman, Montana:



October 10, 2005

MCC - Some news and upcoming events for the week of October 10, 2005:



October 6, 2005

Hatch Fest, a film and arts festival, pairs journalists with mentors:



October 5, 2005

MCC - Some news and upcoming events for the week of October 5, 2005:



October 4, 2005

Walking the dinosaur just part of the job:



October 3, 2005

Arts HELP States Reap Rural Economic Gains - New NGA Issue Brief Paints Picture of Governors’ Efforts to Revitalize Rural Communities Through the Arts:



October 3, 2005

Bozeman, Montana's Hatch fest gives public inside look at movie biz:



September 20, 2005

Director offers tips to Corvallis students - MAPS™ : Media Arts in the Public Schools:



September 15, 2005

The 2005 Montana Festival of the Book - The Region's Largest Literary Event in Missoula, Montana September 22nd-24th:



September 12, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of September 12, 2005:



September 11, 2005

Whitewater weekends in 'America's best national park' - Montana's Glacier National Park:



September 10, 2005

Biking the Hiawatha Trail in Montana and Idaho... just be careful of the bears:



September 5, 2005

Bestselling author, Christopher Paolini ( "Eragon" and "Eldest,") makes hometown stop in Bozeman, Montana:



September 5, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of September 5, 2005:



September 5, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of September 5, 2005:



September 2, 2005

Montana Committee for the Humanities, September, 2005, E-Newsletter:



August 30, 2005

Famous folks visit Rudyard, Montana - :



August 30, 2005

National Endowment for the Arts Web Site Features The Montana Museum of Art and Culture at The University of Montana:



August 19, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of August 19, 2005:



August 15, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of August 15, 2005:



August 10, 2005

MSU-GF offers a new certificate program in Creative Arts Enterprise this September:



August 8, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of August 8, 2005 In Missoula…:



August 4, 2005

The Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation pledges $2M to construct state-of-the-art nature center near Spring Meadow Lake State Park west of Helena:



July 25, 2005

Brennan's Wave slowly moving forward in Missoula - Whitewater parks build business:



July 21, 2005

How Art Can Revitalize A City. Culture is drawing people to downtowns.:



July 13, 2005

It's Official: Pearl Jam for Tester August 29th in Missoula:



July 11, 2005

Life in Montana is good for author James Lee Burke:



July 5, 2005

Card craze - Montana artists turn out greeting cards, from Duckboy to ducks:



July 3, 2005

Guest opinion: MontanaPBS guided by Montana viewers:



June 28, 2005

Yellowstone National Park's new high-tech cameras now online - offer much better views of eruptions:



June 27, 2005

John E. and Darleene P. Thompson of Seattle donate what may be the world's largest Tonka toy collection to the Winifred, Montana Museum:



June 27, 2005

Skateboarders flocking to Anaconda's ‘Snake Pit' - Missoula skate park is a canvas for the kinetically inclined:



June 26, 2005

The Stillwater Mining Co. donates $1.25 million to Billings zoo for bear exhibit:



June 25, 2005

Buried Treasure in Montana - With the help of new fossil discoveries and new technologies, scientists are learning how dinosaurs lived—and died:



June 20, 2005

Creativity key to economic vitality:



June 20, 2005

‘Collapse’ Author, Jared Diamond To Host Reading, 6/21, Hamilton:



June 20, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of June 20, 2005:



June 13, 2005

Public art exemption goes to Missoula City Council for vote - Council keeps public art requirement:



June 13, 2005

MCC-Some news and upcoming events for the week of June 13, 2005:



June 12, 2005

Movie filmed in Butte goes international - "Don't Come Knocking":



June 10, 2005

Whither 1% for Public Art?:



June 10, 2005

Montana's Triple Creek Ranch: "So, what wine do you drink with elk?":



June 10, 2005

Clay People - The Archie Bray Foundation welcomes new group of artists:



June 6, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of June 6, 2005:



June 5, 2005

On the trail of Montana's dinosaurs:



June 2, 2005

Corraling Creativity in a Colorado Community:



May 30, 2005

MCC News:



May 22, 2005

'Soul' business: "Media Arts in the Public Schools" puts Corvallis students in the movies:



May 17, 2005

Arts and crafts, as far as the eye can see:



May 16, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of May 16, 2005:



May 11, 2005

Missoula CVB Calendar of Events:



May 9, 2005

Montana State of the Arts Newspaper May/June 2005 :



May 9, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of April 9, 2005:



May 3, 2005

International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula is One Wild Party this week.:



April 21, 2005

The Art of Economic Development - Community Colleges for Creative Economies:



April 21, 2005

Entertainment, Education and Business Professionals Create MAPS, "Media Arts in the Public Schools" in Montana:



April 18, 2005

The Montana Dinosaur Trail Web Portal is now live!:



April 18, 2005

Western author K Follis Cheatham's "Dog Days to Horse Culture" will be offered thhrough the Montana Committee for the Humanities through 2006. :



April 10, 2005

Study shows arts' impact on Montana:



April 10, 2005

On the brink of something big? Bozeman is becoming the place top musicians go to record:



April 4, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - -Some news and upcoming events for the week of April 4, 2005:



April 1, 2005

Regional writers set up a guild:



March 30, 2005

Montana Natural History Center April 2005 Newsletter:



March 29, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of March 29, 2005:



March 28, 2005

Steel life: Florence woman expresses her devotion to raptors through metal art:



March 16, 2005

Montana Natural History Center March 2005 Special Edition Newsletter:



March 11, 2005

Montana Natural History Museum on the move and it's having a party!:



March 8, 2005

Rushdie shares hard-earned lessons on free speech at MSU Leadership Institute sponsored event / India native says great literature changes world:



March 7, 2005

Bangor is Attractive to Creative Economy:



March 3, 2005

The National Trust for Historic Preservation names Helena one of America's "Dozen Distinctive Destinations":



March 1, 2005

Montana Natural History Center March 2005 Newsletter:



February 28, 2005

MCC News / Some news and upcoming events for the week of February 28, 2005:



February 22, 2005

Nurturing Creative Cities:



February 21, 2005

Life on the LAN - Late nites with the geeks at MSU:



February 21, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council News - Some news and upcoming events for the week of February 21, 2005:



February 21, 2005

Reorganized Charles M. Russell museum brings new views to over 500 of his best works:



February 18, 2005

Virginia mountain music center boosts economy by growing businesses:



February 14, 2005

The Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of February 14, 2004:



February 10, 2005

Cities And The Creative Class, Kotkin And Florida - Why Richard Florida's creative class is about grassroots innovation, not symphony halls or "latte-sipping hipsters.":



February 7, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of February 7, 2004:



February 1, 2005

Montana Natural History Center February 2005 Newsletter:



January 31, 2005

The business of art - A Utahn's handmade jewelry is finding a market - including with celebrities at the Oscars:



January 31, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council -- Some news and upcoming events for the week of January 31, 2004:



January 24, 2005

The Missoula Cultural Council - news and upcoming events for the week of January 24, 2004:



January 23, 2005

Yes, It Is About The Artists: The Tacoma Story - How both art and artists helped one city rebuild.:



January 17, 2005

Missoula Cultural Council Newsletter - January 17, 2005:



January 9, 2005

Town Sees Its Revival in Art - School for Cartoonists Is Key to Vermont Community's Plans:



January 7, 2005

New patterns emerging - Missoula art gallery owners say changing tastes and globalization are making business tough in an ever-evolving market:



January 3, 2005

Montana Natural History Center January 2005 Newsletter:



December 20, 2004

Nurturing Creative Economy Key to Growth in Vermont:



December 13, 2004

Missoula Cultural Council - news and upcoming events for the week of December 13, 2004:



December 10, 2004

"The Gift" is available to brighten your Holidays:



December 6, 2004

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of December 6, 2004 :



December 6, 2004

Movie to premiere in Pocatello: 'Hotel Rwanda' will show at Reel Theater:



December 6, 2004

City Was a Blank Canvas:



November 29, 2004

Montana Natural History Center December 2004 Newsletter:



November 16, 2004

Seattle Tops Visa’s List of Most Innovative Cities:



November 15, 2004

Onward, Iowa, with the arts - Congratulations to eight cities for forming Iowa's first designated cultural districts.:



November 3, 2004

The Creative Class Backlash - 'Creative Class' author sets record straight:



November 1, 2004

Montana Natural History Center November 2004 Newsletter:



October 28, 2004

Coeur d'Alene makes Kroc list - City will compete for $20 Million community center grant:



October 16, 2004

Filmmaking Where Acting Natural Comes With the Turf - The filmmaking program at Montana State University, the only one in the nation dedicated to science and natural history.:



October 12, 2004

Solo Piano Album, "MONTANA - A LOVE STORY" Inspired by Montana is George Winston's Tenth Solo Piano Work, National Tour Dates posted:



October 8, 2004

Missoula CVB Newsletter October 8, 2004:



October 4, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities October, 2004, E-Newsletter:



October 1, 2004

Plans laid for art programs in Butte:



September 27, 2004

In New England, a city revival built on creativity:



September 21, 2004

Art Missoula reaching out to start artists' cooperative - "Got Hot Glass?":



September 17, 2004

Denver Mayor seeks new position for arts:



September 16, 2004

Montana- Don't ignore economic impact from arts:



September 8, 2004

Building Providence’s Creative and Innovative Economy -Call to Action :



September 5, 2004

Computer music festival features cutting-edge composition - Concert Tuesday 9/7 night at 7:30PM:



September 5, 2004

Best game in town: Luring Letterman:



September 5, 2004

Making more room at the barre - For proof that the creative arts can mean successful business in Helena, look no further than the Queen City Ballet downtown on Jackson Street.:



August 30, 2004

MSNBC to film in the MonDak region:



August 29, 2004

Tour lets artists tell stories behind their work:



August 28, 2004

How (Not) To Brand Your City:



August 16, 2004

Art Economics in Montana:



July 28, 2004

Vibrant Culture – Thriving Economy:



July 21, 2004

Missoula Redevelopment Agency backs performing arts center plan:



July 20, 2004

Ironman: A fight to the finish in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho:



July 19, 2004

How To Lure Young Professionals - Can a new focus on becoming 'Cool' stop the brain drain from decaying cities?:



July 18, 2004

Plan would recognize Ice Age floods:



July 17, 2004

$50,000 donation boosts coffers of IWFF:



July 8, 2004

Montana Natural History Center July 2004 Newsletter:



July 7, 2004

Joel Kotkin argues that culture and tourism alone cannot not save cities.:



July 5, 2004

Missoula Cultural Council - news and upcoming events for the week of July 5, 2004:



July 4, 2004

Writing and the West; People, landscape influence authors:



July 2, 2004

Stock Farm and Rob and Terry Ryan donation keeps Ravalli County display alive:



July 2, 2004

New Art market over Missoula:



June 28, 2004

Missoula Cultural Council - Some news and upcoming events for the week of June 28, 2004:



June 27, 2004

Missoula Convention and Visitors Bureau Bulletin - Monday – June 28, 2004:



June 25, 2004

Journalists get Custer Battlefield tourism pitch:



June 24, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities June, 2004, E-Newsletter:



June 23, 2004

Return of the tourists - Bureau trots out new slogan to lure visitors to the city - San Francisco:



June 23, 2004

Vibrant Visions - Association picks keyword to raise visitor expectations:



June 22, 2004

Maoris 'step out onto' Chippewa Cree land:



June 22, 2004

The North Missoula Community Development Corporation is proud to announce the return of “walk-in” movies on the Northside.:



June 22, 2004

Film 'boot camp' gives Idaho teens a taste of professional movie-making:



June 21, 2004

Business and art, together at last?:



June 20, 2004

Missoula Convention and Visitors Bureau Members News Bulletin:



June 17, 2004

West Yellowstone film festival funded by $10,000 state grant doesn’t happen:



June 15, 2004

Cities Launch Programs To Lure College Graduates:



June 15, 2004

Montana Natural History Center June 2004 UPDATE:



June 15, 2004

Charleston's (WV) 'Creativity' Gets High Marks - Saginaw, Brockton, Salem, OR and Madison also in top five:



June 10, 2004

Revenge of the (Idaho) nerd in 'Napoleon Dynamite':



June 10, 2004

Missoula Cultural Council hires director- Tom Bensen:



June 8, 2004

Michigan's 'Cool Cities' Incubator - Michigan's Governor announces 20 projects in 17 cities designed to lure back young, creative professionals.:



June 6, 2004

$80,000 grant to go to The International Wildlife Film Festival and Media Center:



June 6, 2004

Hands of Harvest booklet maps cultural spots, art and craft stops:



June 3, 2004

Montana Natural History Center June 2004 Newsletter:



May 31, 2004

Pianist Philip Aabergs’ foundation brings music to Montanans:



May 27, 2004

Big Sky Brewery says summer concert series is on tap in Missoula - to benefit local nonprofits:



May 27, 2004

Washington Corp. donation will aid Butte art groups:



May 27, 2004

Montana Campus Compact Presents Partnership Award:



May 24, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities May, 2004, E-Newsletter:



May 22, 2004

Why are business types not flocking to Provo?:



May 18, 2004

Report Links Vibrant Arts and Culture Sector to Valley's Economic Future:



May 18, 2004

Paducah, KY Turns Beat Up Homes Into Blossoming Art Colony:



May 14, 2004

Bozeman's very own film festival:



May 11, 2004

Sponsorship program brings together Colorado arts programs - Partnership designed to tap small businesses:



May 6, 2004

Gallatin County 'best place' in Rockies:



May 5, 2004

Art on Access - Coeur d'Alene artists from various disciplines are taping a series of half-hour segments that will begin airing on public access TV:



May 5, 2004

The Creative Class – from my perspective:



May 4, 2004

Montana Natural History Center May 2004 Newsletter:



April 27, 2004

New Web site highlights parks, group activities in Bozeman- Does your community have a similar site?:



April 25, 2004

Montana wildlife film festival- IWFF starts 5/1 and goes through 5/8 in Missoula:



April 23, 2004

Denver Mayor Displays Art To Promote City's Creativity:



April 15, 2004

The University of Montana • School of Fine Arts Summer Schedule:



April 15, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities - April, 2004, E-Newsletter:



April 14, 2004

The State of Being Hip - Why Michigan's economic policies are linked to music acts.:



April 8, 2004

Arts leader is full of ideas for Butte:



April 7, 2004

East meets West: Chinese artist embraces Bitterroot beauty:



April 1, 2004

Art 101: Program teaches kids the practical side while they explore their creative sides:



March 29, 2004

Moab, UT looksfor best way to tout itself - to launch a new advertising campaign to boost tourism in redrock country.:



March 26, 2004

New Zealand exhibits showcase Montana diversity - Montana art in New Zealand:



March 19, 2004

Virginia City designated a ‘Preserve America' community:



March 17, 2004

Art world eyeballs Great Falls - Artists and dealers will sell millions of dollars worth of paintings and sculptures in Great Falls this week during the Western Art Roundup:



March 17, 2004

SCOPE- The voice of the Missoula Cultural Community:



March 17, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities March, 2004, E-Newsletter:



March 10, 2004

Joseph, Ore. finds gold in bronze - Statue-casting industry replaces timber mills:



March 9, 2004

Area cultural tourism program getting publicity:



March 9, 2004

SCOPE for Wed. March 10, 2004- The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



March 8, 2004

Local author a Lewis and Clark authority:



March 3, 2004

The Curse of the Creative Class - Richard Florida’s theories are all the rage worldwide. Trouble is, they’re plain wrong.:



March 3, 2004

Montana Natural History Center March 2004 Newsletter:



March 3, 2004

SCOPE for Wednesday, March 3- The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



March 2, 2004

An Arts-rich Education Helps Prepare Students for A Changing World:



February 29, 2004

Oakland School for Arts cultivates ambition:



February 27, 2004

Montana makes creative enterprise economic development a top priority:



February 27, 2004

Native Arts Workshop in Havre Attracts Crowd :



February 25, 2004

If a City Isn't Sunny -- And Air Conditioned -- It Should Be Smart:



February 25, 2004

SCOPE Wednesday, February 25 - The Voice of the Missoula Cultural Community :



February 24, 2004

Michigan's 'Cool Cities' Initiative - For Kalamazoo, efforts to be a 'cool city' are a solid economic development strategy.:



February 18, 2004

Cities find support of arts boosts jobs, tourism, vitalilty:



February 18, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities -February, 2004, E-Newsletter:



February 17, 2004

SCOPE for Wed. February 18-- The Voice of the Missoula Cultural Community:



February 14, 2004

Imagination Required For Successful City Building - Experts suggest that the great cities of the world are those that have room for human imagination.:



February 13, 2004

Glass-blowing artist finds Missoula niche:



February 12, 2004

'Cultural tourism' taking off:



February 10, 2004

Scope February 11, 2004 The voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



February 10, 2004

Task force would look at arts-economy link in Utah:



February 9, 2004

Colorado to tap 'heritage tourism':



February 8, 2004

Picture this - $3 million renovation of the Art Museum of Missoula scheduled to be completed by fall 2005:



February 7, 2004

Consultant translates fads from Japan to rest of the world - Japan has shifted from being a powerhouse of manufacturing to an exporter of culture:



February 5, 2004

Montana Natural History Center February 2004 Newsletter:



February 3, 2004

Creative Class War - The United States is becoming less attractive to the creative class, writes Richard Florida, while cities in other countries are becoming new magnets.:



February 3, 2004

Michigan Gov. Granholm Sees Michigan's ''Cool Cities'' as Crucial to State's Economic Success:



February 3, 2004

SCOPE for February 4, 2004 - The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



February 2, 2004

Missoula Carousel spinning in the red - additional funds needed :



February 2, 2004

Program aims to be film school of the future:



January 31, 2004

Art project honors new horizons library books offer:



January 31, 2004

Where bright ideas are born - Inventors at home in Portola Valley:



January 28, 2004

Montana Committee for the Humanities January, 2004, E-Newsletter:



January 28, 2004

SCOPE- Wed. Jan. 28 - The Voice of the Missoula Cultural Community:



January 26, 2004

Leaps and bounds - Buffalo Jump Gallery builds on ability to appeal to both artists and customers:



January 23, 2004

10 Great Places to introduce children to art:



January 22, 2004

Unique New York State festival teams artists, scientists:



January 21, 2004

SCOPE for January 21, 2004 - The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



January 20, 2004

Missoula group, The International Wildlife Media Center and Film Festival makes plea for donors to save Roxy Theater:



January 19, 2004

Cathy Weber uses her art to sell Montana - Next trade mission to New Zealand and Australia is March 26-April 4, 2004:



January 19, 2004

Creativity has a new home in Liberty Lake, WA - Embracing the arts:



January 19, 2004

Profile of an Artist: Monte Dolack:



January 18, 2004

Arts council forms in Sanders County:



January 18, 2004

National Endowment for the Arts and Forest Service FY 2004 Arts and Rural Community Assistance Initiative grant applications now being accepted.:



January 17, 2004

SCOPE for Wed. Jan. 14- The Voice of the Missoula Cultural Community:



January 14, 2004

Branding Missoula as a leading creative community:



January 8, 2004

SCOPE for Wed. Jan. 7,2004. The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community:



January 6, 2004

Mayor Gavin Newsom says he's crazy about art -- but time will tell if he can transcend wonkishness to usher in a shining renaissance of the arts in San Francisco:



January 5, 2004

January 2004 Montana Natural History Center E-News:



January 4, 2004

Creating a creative community:



January 4, 2004

Miami's New Face - The city's downtown and its art community are blossoming, but is luxury coming before the basics?:



December 31, 2003

Scope Wednesday, December 31 - The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community ::



December 29, 2003

Ardent advocate on cultural scene in Silicon Valley:



December 27, 2003

Filmmakers nearing end of project - completion funding still needed:



December 24, 2003

SCOPE- 12/24/03 The Voice of the Missoula Creative Community :



December 21, 2003

Deer Lodge man expresses himself in set of columns - "From the Front Porch — The Musings of a Montana Senior":



December 21, 2003

BSU welding instructor to be honored for art:



December 21, 2003

Bozeman "Arts at City Center" project calls for tall buildings:



December 21, 2003

Scottsdale's arts district in its prime - Galleries hang together.:



December 20, 2003

Cities covet young urban single professionals:



December 19, 2003

A Community and Global Vision from an Arizona Architect:



December 17, 2003

SCOPE for Wednesday, December 17. The Voice of the Cultural Community in Missoula:



December 15, 2003

Creative Cluster Roundtable- Progress Report from the 12/12 meeting:



December 15, 2003

On a Hunt for Ways to Put Sex in the City:



December 15, 2003

Food, family, fun connect local people with Kumamoto:



December 11, 2003

Big Timber connection results in Shakespeare in the Schools Philadelphia performance:



December 10, 2003

Missoula Cultural Council SCOPE for 12/10:



December 10, 2003

Big Sky Country- A view from Ireland:



December 5, 2003

Montana Natural History Center December Newsletter:



December 3, 2003

Artsy Business - The Montana World Trade Center at the University of Montana is Integrating Arts and Culture with International Trade:



December 1, 2003

In Oz, Kansas finds fame, fortune, and itself:



November 21, 2003

Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce questions downtown arts center:



November 20, 2003

Strategies can help attract 'creative class' - Capitalize on Education, Lifestyle and City's "Brand", author says:



November 19, 2003

Missoula Cultural Council - Scope 11/19/03:



November 15, 2003

Toledo told to use its assets for creativity - Richard Florida offers advice at Peristyle:



November 14, 2003

The Arts Add Up!:



November 13, 2003

City urged to think outside the box - "The three T's of economic development are technology, talent and tolerance" Richard Florida:



November 13, 2003

Leadership, Tax Issues Hamper Growth:



November 12, 2003

Forget factories: Mountain towns turn to arts and crafts:



November 11, 2003

Ice Age Floods Trail from Missoula Quite A Hike:



November 5, 2003

Boise attracts young, single, educated folks - Census report finds city is a magnet for this highly coveted group:



November 4, 2003

Mayor sees Denver's future in nurturing creativity:



November 3, 2003

Strategic Giving for Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneurial companies know that giving back is the right thing to do.:



November 3, 2003

The Creative Class Speaks - Eight members of the so-called "creative class" discuss their work and their reasons for living in Cleveland.:



November 3, 2003

State Bar president wants more help for non-profits in Arizona:



November 2, 2003

Student filmmakers need intellect of a scientist, daring of Indiana Jones in Montana State University's graduate program in science and natural history filmmaking:



October 31, 2003

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:- The role of Community-Based Creative Enterprises in Montana's Economy:



October 29, 2003

Bank taking over FleetBoston invests heavily in the arts:



October 27, 2003

Are we on the ‘third coast'? First, the country's economy boomed on the East Coast. Then, the West Coast. Now, it is the Rocky Mountains' turn.:



October 24, 2003

Montana Arts community a link to thriving business:



October 20, 2003

MSU filmmaking program starting to prove its point:



October 19, 2003

The Missoula Cultural Council is working to assure that Missoula continues to reap the rewards of a rich stable of local artists:



October 16, 2003

Famed nature writer, David Quammen babysits neighbor children's toads:



October 15, 2003

Study: Arts lift Boise economy - Cultural activity ‘means business,’ city officials say:



October 13, 2003

Space available for artists, artisans, light workshop-space seekers at Fort Missoula:



October 11, 2003

Montana Summer symphony to fall silent:



October 11, 2003

Creative Class Act Richard Florida knows exactly what's wrong with Phoenix:



October 10, 2003

Smaller cities get hip to attact young professionals:



October 8, 2003

'Hero' innovator, Robert Young, the executive director of Red Feather Development of Bozeman, wins car for life:



October 7, 2003

A tale of cool cities - Some cities are hip. Others aren't. But 'unhip' cities are trying to change their image and attract young professionals:



October 4, 2003

Web site helps artists learn business savvy:



October 2, 2003

Successful Entrepreneur, Brad Robinson joins the non-profit sector. It's a Natural fit:



October 2, 2003

Montana Art Well-Received in Ireland- Exhibit organized by the Montana World Trade Center:



September 26, 2003

Arizona's non-profit sector shows its 'mighty' power:



September 26, 2003

Kalispel Tribe to unveil ambitious technology project Saturday :



September 26, 2003

Insights into heritage- "Cultural tourism" has become the latest buzzword in the Arizona tourism industry:



September 25, 2003

Cluster concept pays off - Momentum builds as firms collect in an area and new ones start and grow in rural Indiana:



September 23, 2003

Nonprofits Can Provide Brand Name That Sells:



September 15, 2003

Following a Trend, Downtown Looks to the Arts:



September 14, 2003

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art Director finds Great Falls just right - An immersion in the arts:



September 12, 2003

Forget manufacturing slump, America is entering Creative Age:



September 6, 2003

Smithsonian ends Montana tour in Beaverhead County:



September 4, 2003

Show People- Can the Missoula Children's Theater Make your child a star? :



September 4, 2003

Head of the National Endowment for Arts sees Idaho’s role on the national scene:



August 21, 2003

Montana-bred twin filmmakers touting 'Northfolk':



August 11, 2003

The Creative Economy Initiative: The Role of the Arts and Culture in New England's Economic Competitiveness:



July 6, 2003

Reflections on writing: McGuane sees much to recommend being writer in Montana. Montana nourishes its literary practitioners.:





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