Amy Brakeman Livezey show at The Myrna Loy

An exhibit of Amy Brakeman Livezey's collection of new works, "Circling Back," is on exhibit at The Myrna Loy Jailhouse Gallery, 15 N. Ewing, through Sept 22.

An opening reception is 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15.

Brakeman's paintings combine realistic figures with abstract elements, inviting viewers to engage with history, time and emotion.

Brakeman is a 2018 Myrna Loy Grants to Artists recipient for this work.

The Jailhouse Gallery is open during all Myrna Loy hours: noon to 9 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 9 p.m. weekends.

‘Companion’ new exhibit at 1+1=1

1+1=1 Gallery opened a new exhibit, “Companion: Perspectives on a Shared Life.” Featuring the work of four contemporary artists working in a range of mediums, the show considers our relationships with each other and the animals with whom we share our lives.

“Companion” runs through Sept 14. Stop by 1+1=1 Gallery, 434 N. Last Chance Gulch.

Summer hours: Wednesday - Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit: 1plus1is1.com/events/ or call 431-9931.


‘Bikes, Hikes n’ Brews’ at Memorial Park

Lewis & Clark Brewing Co. hosts a two-day music festival, “Bikes, Hikes n’ Brews,” at Memorial Park, 1203 N. Last Chance Gulch, this weekend, benefiting Prickly Pear Land Trust. Live music, local brews, food vendors, bike/hike shuttles, camping, bike demos.

Friday, Aug. 16

  • 4:30 to 5:30 Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats
  • 6-7 Laney Lou & the Bird Dogs
  • 7:30-8:30 John Roberts y Pan Blanco
  • 9-10:30 Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

Saturday, Aug. 17

  • 11-11:45 a.m. Dan Henry Band
  • 12:15-1 p.m. Lost Ox
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Augustus
  • 3-4 p.m. David Casey & Friends
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Hawthorne Roots
  • 6-7 p.m. Tom Catmull's Last Resort
  • 7:30-8:30 p.m. Paige & The People's Band
  • 9-10:30 p.m. Kuinka

Vinyl City

Vinyl City, an energetic six-piece band hailing from the Queen City, performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Lewis & Clark Brewing Co., 1517 Dodge Ave.

They’ll perform a wide variety of music — ‘60s through ‘90s classic rock; blues; Americana; pop and a hint of country.

Members include: Scott Mendenhall lead guitar; Melissa Klein keyboard; Kevin Rauch rhythm guitar; Marci Lynn sax; Tom Askin bass and Jeff Berglund drums/harmonica.

No cover. Music will be on the patio, depending on the weather.

Meadowlark Music Festival coming Sept. 7

Save the date, Meadowlark Music Festival returns Sept. 7, noon to 10 p.m., at Women’s Park.

Local food and beverage, dancing, craft vendors, free water stations, Kids Zone, cornhole and a full day of music and entertainment!

Proceeds benefit the Friendship Center.

Band line up: Hillstomp, Oula, Banshee Tree, Los Marvelitos, REDS, Dammit Lauren and the Well, Nightcare, Tammie Jones and Dogjam.

Presale tickets: $12. Day of show: $15.

Available at meadowlarkhelena.com, Blackfoot River Brewery and Hawthorn Wine Bar and Bottle Shop.

Pinky and the Floyd plays 2 nights at The Myrna

The ever-popular Pinky and the Floyd return to Montana’s favorite small stage at The Myrna Loy for two back-to-back performances, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, and Friday, Aug. 23.

Check out why they’ve earned the reputation as the Northwest’s Hottest Pink Floyd Tribute Band.

“The first night we’re going to play ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ in its entirety during the second set,” said guitarist and singer Luke Flansburg.

And the second night, they’re planning to do “The Wall” in its entirety.

Band members joining Flansburg are Jake Fleming, sax, guitar and vocals; Dustin Tucker, guitar, vocals; John Sanders, bass; Joe Kirchner, keyboards; Tyler Schultz, organ; Drew Fleming, drums; and Jeni Fleming and Krista Barnett, vocals.

Tickets are $35 for an individual concert or $60 for both and are available at the box office, 15 N. Ewing St., or call 443-0287 or visit themyrnaloy.com.

Tribute to Waylon Jennings

The Gold Rush Lions present “A Tribute to Waylon Jennings” with the Longhorn Band 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Helena Middle School, 1025 N. Rodney. For tickets and more information, call 406-552-5993.

Male chorus seeks members

The Last Chancers Chorus, a small men's chorus singing four-part harmony (tenor, lead, baritone, bass) in the a cappella style, invites men of all ages to join.

The chorus sings a wide range of songs including music from the 1950s and 1960s and earlier, ballads and dance tunes, the national anthem and more.

The chorus practices on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at the South Hills Church of Christ (rear entrance), located at 2294 Deerfield Lane just south of the South Hills interchange. For info, call 449-2877.


‘Night Under the Stars’ hospital prom

Montana teens and young adults with chronic illnesses are invited to a special ‘Night Under the Stars’—a hospital prom for young people ages 15-23, to be held at Cohesion Dance, 1020 Argyle St., Friday, Aug. 16, from 7-11 p.m.

Put on your dancing shoes and come out for a night of music, dancing and fun.

Bring a friend or make some new ones there. DJ and dance music and refreshments. Adult chaperones. Brought to you by Dancing Through the Storm, an organization supporting teens and young adults across Montana dealing with chronic illness. Tickets required, but provided free with an RSVP to dancingthroughthestorm406@gmail.com.

For more info, see dancingthroughthestorm on Facebook or contact dancingthroughthestorm@gmail.com.


‘The Goonies’ free movie at L&C Library

Lewis & Clark Library, 120 S. Last Chance Gulch, hosts a free movie night showing of ‘The Goonies’ at sunset (about 8:30 p.m.) Thursday, Aug. 22.

Bring your lawn chair, blanket, picnic dinner or snacks.


Support Our Girls! fundraiser is tonight

Support Our Girls! Fundraiser is Thursday, Aug. 15, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall Atrium.

Join your friends for a sassy night out with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to benefit the young families at Florence Crittenton.

Tickets are $50 each or $450 for a table of 10 and are available online at www.florencecrittenton.org or by phone at 442-6950 x204. 

Carroll College

Fundraising dinner for clean water in Uganda

Carroll College Engineers without Borders and The Julius Foundation invite the community to a dinner on Thursday, Aug. 22, in honor of Father Julius Bwowe from Uganda, Africa.

A 5 p.m. social hour is followed by dinner at 6 at the Carroll College Campus Center lower level.

Tickets $20, adults; $10, children 12 and under; available at thejuliusfoundation.org; or Trinity Books and Gifts,1530 Cedar St.

Saints help kids with 'Stuff the Bus'

Carroll alumni host an Aug. 15, 5 p.m. event at Ten Mile Creek Brewery, 48 N. Last Chance Gulch, to support of the Angel Fund and the 13th Annual "Stuff the Bus." Bring any school supply item(s) listed, and enjoy music, light snacks and a no-host bar while supporting a very important cause in Helena. Supplies needed: crayons, markers, dry erase markers, backpacks, notebooks, pencils, glue sticks, highlighters, pens or a check made out to Angel Fund.


‘Sister Act’ at Grandstreet

‘Sister Act’ wraps up this week at Grandstreet Theatre.

Shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 17. Tickets are $20 Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday matinees; $24 Thursday-Saturdays; and $16 for 18 years old and under. Order them at the box office 447-1574 (afternoons), or online at www.GrandstreetTheatre.com or at Grandstreet Theatre, 325 N.Park Ave.

Theatre school classes upcoming

Grandstreet Theatre School is now taking new students for the 2019-2020 school year. Classes begin Sept. 9. There are openings for ages 5-18 years. For more information or to register online www.GrandstreetTheatre.com or call the office at 442-4270.

Cost: $125 per 8-week session; two students-$112.50 per student per session.

Discounts available. For information, call 442-4270

Grandstreet Theatre’s New York City trip 2020

Grandstreet Theatre holds an information meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, to discuss its August 2020 trip to NYC.

Meet at Grandstreet Theatre Studio, 328 N. Fuller Ave.

The trip will include airfare, four nights lodging, three shows, tours, transportation to and from the airport, subway fare, workshops and more. Cost estimates available at the meeting. For information, call 442-4270.

Helena movie listings


760 Great Northern, 800-326-3264 ext. 2118, cinemark.com

  • The Angry Birds Movie 2, PG
  • Good Boys, R
  • Blinded by the Light, PG-13
  • 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, PG-13
  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette, PG-13
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, PG-13
  • The Lion King, PG
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold, PG
  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, PG-13
  • Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood, R
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain, PG

Myrna Loy

15 N. Ewing, 443-0287, myrnaloycenter.com

  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette, PG-13
  • Maiden, PG

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