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Jake Sorich

Jake Sorich

You might not recognize Heather Gruber’s name, but once you hear her, you’ll know just the kind of sound you’re getting. Which, depending on what you’re seeking, can be a double-edged sword. “Dance Into the Desert,” Gruber’s debut album, drops a collection of uplifting, positive songs that’ll have you thinking …

The Back Alley Pub presents an evening dedicated to local creators at the second annual fashion show, local market and music event on Saturday. Come get your holiday shopping started and stay for a night of rock music to boot. The evening kicks off at 6 with the local market …

The Montana Arts Council presents the 2018 Governor’s Arts Award winners’ ceremony on Friday in Helena. This year’s recipients are each more-than deserving of the honor: Rick Bass, Monte Dolack, Jackie Parsons, Kevin Red Star, Jaune Quick-To-See Smith and Annick Smith. Instead of retreading the past accomplishments of this year’s honorees, …

The Great Falls Ski and Board Club invites you to take a wild mountain-carving adventure without leaving the comfort of the indoors on Wednesday with the showing of Teton Gravity Research Group’s latest film “Far Out,” presented by the REI Co-Op. The film will be shown at the Lewis and Clark …

The Back Alley Pub will be the place to be after the Great Falls Christmas Stroll on Friday as it welcomes the talented folk-rock group Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs from Bozeman. The show starts at 8 p.m. Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs have more than three decades of experience …

Great Falls film director Gerald Bickel announced recently that his scintillating short film series “Killer Mind” will continue with Part 3, which will be released later this month. The Christmas Horror short, titled “Dead St. Nick,” follows a child with telekinesis who goes after a Santa Claus impostor. Bickel said …

If Charlie Russell were still alive today, what would he think of the town that has his likeness scattered across it? Would he be happy with it? Or, would he feel it’s changed beyond what he could have ever imagined, and not in a good way? There’s times where I …

News broke a few days ago that a certain person with ties to the KKK was running for political office in Great Falls. John Abarr, a name that long-time residents of the Electric City will recognize, will run as a Democrat in the House District 21 election. Given our current political …

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 …

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 …