Now that the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center is entering its seventh year, it has solidified its place as a cornerstone of the community, and people associate winter in Big Sky with world-class performances in addition to skiing and powder days.
Virginia City’s very own playwright Allyson Adams has always been bold. Afterall, she was the mayor who arranged for 400 goats to come to the town to clean-up noxious weeds in lieu of using chemicals long before such a move was fashionable. The story hit international news.
The Warren Miller Performing Arts Center was greeted with the sound of basketballs, cheering and singing in Big Sky Broadway’s performance of “High School Musical” on April 5 and 6. It was the largest Big Sky Broadway production to date with 23 Big Sky High School cast and crew members.
I was not quite sure what to expect from the Wonderheads’ “The Wilds” performance. Before the March 30 show people would ask me what it would be about, and I had a hard time trying to answer.
News flash! On March 23 the James Sewell Ballet group will be performing in Big Sky on the WMPAC stage for their sixth annual winter performance there. If you have not had a chance to experience one of their one-of-a-kind shows, now is your chance.
I thought I knew Ira Glass.
I've heard his name all the time on NPR, and I've heard many of his shows over the years, but after his performance here in Big Sky on March 9, called “Seven things I’ve learned,” I realized: I’ve likely never heard one of his stories from beginning to end.
What can I say? The musical “The Last Five Years,” performed recently at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center was amazing.
There are two types of art that I love and appreciate the most: art that is fun and easy to enjoy, and art that really engages my mind and makes me think. The other night, Eighth Blackbird brought both of those together for me. The music was enjoyable to listen to and also made me wonder: What is music, and what is art?
Billings native Kira Fercho either loves or hates things. There is no in-between. Exercising self-control, she makes one New Year’s resolution per year to do something she hates. One year that was to endlessly listen to Mariah Carey’s music. “And now I love it,” she said.
"Expect to be blown away!" was what Pam Flach said to me as she recounted how much she loved the Take 6 show that graced the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center back in 2015. I figured, if WMPAC invites a performance back a second time, you know it's going to be amazing!