Category Archives: Arts and Culture

Great Falls pedlet program gets national attention; pedlet season opens May 1 with new Pedlet Passport

Pedlet season starts May 1 and Great Falls’ pedlet program has garnered national attention. The first pedlet opened at Might Mo Brewing Company in 2017 and this year, there will be more pedlets downtown plus the “suspendlet,” a second story balcony at Elevation 3330 on Central Avenue. The pedlets are extensions of the sidewalk around sidewalk dining into parking spaces

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Longtime friends opening Elevation 3330 in downtown Great Falls

It’s been 22 years in the making and Great Falls’ newest public house is nearly ready to open. Elevation 3330 is going into the second story of Four Ten Central, also known as the Strain Building. It will feature 24 beers on tap, high-end keg wine plus another 40 bottles on hand, cocktails with dry ice and the city’s first

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Former legislator Jean Price dies of cancer

Former Great Falls Representative Jean Price died Monday. The four-term Democratic legislator had been battling pancreatic cancer. On Monday, the Montana Democratic Party Executive Director Monica Lindeen released the following statement: “Jean’s passing is a reminder to always lend a voice to Montanans who need a champion,” Lindeen said. “Jean encouraged the artist in each of her students and inspired her

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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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