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Pure beauty in motion. That’s what you’ll see this weekend at the Mansfield Theater in Great Falls. The Great Falls Symphony Orchestra, together with the Eugene Ballet Company, performs Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s massive “Sleeping Beauty” ballet. It will feature a complex set of moves mixing the past with the present in …

the Chinook Winds, the resident wind quintet for the Great Falls Symphony, opens up their new season with the show “Vive La France” with two performances, tonight at 7 and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tonight’s show takes place at the C.M. Russell Museum while Sunday’s show, as usual, takes place at …

The term “strong, independent woman” gets thrown around a lot these days. It’s become somewhat of a joke, as well, with internet memes used for comedic effect with people claiming to be “Strong, independent black women who don’t need no man” who are neither black, nor women. Hollywood, too, seems to …

Think for a minute what it must have been like to travel up the entire Missouri River way back in 1804. Food would be scarce, you’d run the risk of having a potential violent encounters with Natives on a daily basis, the weather could be sweltering hot one day and ungodly frigid …

You might notice that the Great Falls Symphony’s program might seem a bit different this weekend. Not in a bad way, or even a good one — just different from what might be considered a traditional symphony show. The difference comes in that the symphony will be joined by the …

Sometimes a show can be negatively affected by the time of year it’s held. Such was the case with Saturday’s symphony performance. If it was held at any other time of the year, other than right before Martin Luther King Day, a lot of the issues that surrounded it would …

When Grammy-nominated pianist Phil Aaberg plays a Christmas show, he prepares for it it much in the way Christoph Waltz or JK Simmons might prepare for a big role. Instead of just performing the music as it’s written, Aaberg says he tries stepping into the spirit of the songs to …

Listening to Scott Piper is, in a way, like experiencing eggnog. No matter how many times you’ve done it, it can be just as memorable as the very first time. On Saturday the Great Falls Symphony invites you Saturday to sip in Piper and his powerful voice as it is paired …

Last night the Great Falls Symphony opened its new season with a few new tweaks, and a few familiar mainstays that made for a memorable and entertaining night. The evening started with a brief speech from GFSA Joan Schmidt welcoming the audience back and thanking everyone for their support. She …