Things to do: Latin American Art, Northside Movie Night | Arts & Theater

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Here’s a quick guide to some upcoming arts and culture events happening around Missoula next week.

Latin American art at the MMAC

The Montana Museum of Art and Culture opens a new exhibit this week, “Fiesta de Santos: Latin American Festival and Devotional Arts.”

The “exhibition includes works from ancient America that, alongside European models, inspired hybrid and syncretic Latin American arts in a colonial and postcolonial context,” according to a UM press release.

“Works include festival masks, carved saints, and brightly colored textiles and graphic arts that reveal popular piety and aesthetic sensibilities of diverse communities across Latin America,” said MMAC director Rafael Chacón. , in the press release.

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The reception will take place on Friday, July 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view until October 1 in the Meloy gallery of the PAR/TV center.

Peace Day at Ogren Park

The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center is hosting a Peace Party at Ogren Park-Allegiance Field to “reconnect, celebrate the accomplishments of the past few years, honor our former Director Betsy, meet our new Director Jacqueline, dance, eat and have fun!” »

The party will include dancing, food, lawn games, a live and silent auction, all to the tunes of Wolf & The Moons. This year’s “Peacemaker Award” will also be presented. Doors open at 5 p.m. Children 12 and under enter free. To purchase tickets, visit jrpc.org/peace-party.

Fleet Foxes at KettleHouse

The Fleet Foxes return to Missoula, this time for an outdoor concert at the Bonner Amphitheater.

In 2017, the band played Wilma as their first tour date behind “Crack-Up”. Likewise, the KettleHouse show is the first time they’ve performed songs from their album, “Shore,” which was released in the fall of 2020. Luckily, the band’s fog bank harmonies sounded like they were listening. previous music. pop and have aged well.

Opening is Tim Bernardes, a Brazilian songwriter. Aquarium Drunkard said his album, “Mil Coisas Invisiveis”, released in June, “establishes himself as a graceful and serious singer, joining the ranks of his compatriots Jorge Ben, Caetaneo Veloso and Clube da Esquina”.

Tickets are $35-$45 in advance at logjampresents.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Northside Movie Night

If you need a laugh about the impending destruction of the planet, look further into the past than “Don’t Look Up!” Revisit a classic that focuses on old-school nuclear annihilation due to government mishaps and miscommunication. The pick this week at the Missoula Outdoor Cinema is Stanley Kubrick’s satirical dark comedy, “Dr. Strange love.”

Films are screened at Head Start Playground, 1001 Worden Ave. Donations are encouraged, $5 per person or $10 for a family, pets and alcohol are not allowed, and proceeds go to neighborhood work. Popcorn will be on sale. The film begins at dusk.

Check out the North Missoula Community Development Corp Facebook page. for the full program.

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