Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Meinert retiring, Kristi Scott selected as new director at The History Museum

Jim Meinert is retiring after serving as director of The History Museum for the last nine years. Kristi Scott has been hired as the new director and she begins work at the museum March 18. “Her appointment to this position was an outstanding choice by the museum’s board of directors,” Meinert said in a release. Scott served as curator of

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Great Falls named among top 100 places to live

Great Falls made the list of the top 100 places in this year’s ranking by Livability.com. Great Falls made the list for the first time, coming in at 97. Brett Doney of the Great Falls Development Authority told City Commissioners on Tuesday that in the past Great Falls didn’t even make the top 1,000 a few years ago. Billings and

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Great Falls Farmers’ Market expanding again this year; launches new website and logo

The Great Falls Original Farmers’ Market is expanding into Central Avenue this year and has launched a new website and logo. Starting in June, the market will expand into Central Avenue from the Civic Center to 2nd Street South. The additional space will accommodate the excess vendor requests the market receives in June and July, according to Erin Borland, chairman

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The Four Tops, Collective Soul to play Montana State Fair

American vocal quartet, The Four Tops, will perform July 28 at the Montana State Fair and multi-platinum selling Collective Soul plays July 27. The Four Tops quartet, originally called the Four Aims, made their first single for Chess in 1956, and spent seven years on the road and in nightclubs, singing pop, blues, Broadway, but mostly jazz-four-part harmony jazz. When Motown’s

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Chinook Winds, Great Falls Symphony have concerts this week

The Great Falls Symphony takes the stage again this weekend at the Mansfield Theater for Passionate Passages. Saturday’s concert “will take you on a musical journey through Bohemia, Spain and an idyllic, pastoral scene in the countryside,” according to the symphony. The performance will include the Slavonic Dances by Czech composer Antonín Dvorˇák. Great Falls Symphony kicks off 60th season

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