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Jake Sorich

Jake Sorich

Caitlin Ward, Hayley Letcher and Breonna Gonzalez rehearse for a scene in 'Legally Blonde: The Musical."

The University of Providence Performing Arts Department’s “Legally Blonde: The Musical” can best be summed up like this — It’s an energetic, colorful, well produced show with a TON of metaphorical glitter sprinkled all over everything. And pink. There’s lots and lots of pink. There were times watching it last night where …
Lisa "The Strangler" Spangler fights Jessica "The Black Widow" Borga on Oct. 20 at ICF 29

No easy fights. That’s the mantra Terrill Bracken and his Fusion Fight League are bringing to the Intense Championship Fighting brand now that they’ve officially taken charge of the popular Mixed Martial Arts promotion. That idea will be in full swing on Oct. 20 for the Washington Vs. Montana Rising …
Keern Haslem plays the main antagonist of Gerald Bickel's new short film "Inheritance of the Dead."

Sometimes what people find to be terrifying isn’t what we see, but what you MIGHT see. That anticipation can cause a deep sense of dread, especially when the possible outcomes are gruesome. That’s the central idea that revs through the new short film “Inheritance of the Dead,” written and directed …
Madeleine Folkerts joins the Great Falls Symphony and Chinook Winds as the first-chair French Horn player this coming season. Photo courtesy of St. Olaf College

Nearly any college graduate knows that finding a job right out of school can sometimes be a daunting prospect. For me, it took at least six months to find a job, and it took at least four or five interviews before I landed it. Others can spend even longer to secure …
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When I started my Comic Bento subscription last month, I wasn’t sure what to expect, exactly. The theme for July was “Old School” and I first thought that meant I’d be receiving comics from long ago featuring Superman, Batman and maybe Captain America too. Comic Bento, for those unfamiliar, is a …
Cory Smith, Leo Bercier and Terrill Bracken gather following a recent fight in Great Falls. Photo courtesy of Get the Picture Photography.

Cory Smith, CEO of 221 Industries announced this week that 221 has sold the ownership rights to the Intense Championship Fighting promotion to Fusion Fight League, based out of Billings. Smith said that ICF will remain in Great Falls and Fusion will still be presenting MMA to audiences in Northcentral Montana for …
Chris Cornell, 1964-2017

By now you’ve likely heard the news that Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, most notably, died at age 52 of an apparent suicide. If you haven’t I recommend checking out the eloquent obituary in the New York Times here. I don’t have any personal connection to Cornell, …