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Jake Sorich

Jake Sorich

Adam Rose is a bit of an anomaly in today’s music landscape. A self-described “multi-instrumentalist and vocalist” who “avoids categorization, (by) simply playing what he loves,” Rose, a Pittsburgh native, knows he’s not your everyday artist, and he seems perfectly comfortable with that. On “Levitate the Base,” his latest instrumental, …

Listening to “Nothing’s Wrong,” the new album from Canadian singer/songwriter Eliza, the feeling I kept circling back to was one you feel when you’re at home late at night watching a thunderstorm blanket your neighborhood. There are other feelings, too, that are just as hauntingly melancholy but, if you’re like …

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 …