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Wham! Pow! Graphic Novel Art Exhibit slated for Feb. 5-26

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The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center continues its Big Read celebration of “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett with an exhibit celebrating Graphic Novel Art. The exhibit will present the work of five Black Hills fiber artists.

The opening reception will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5 in the art gallery. This show continues to run from until Feb. 26 in the art gallery 10:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.

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SWING with Johnny Boyd & His Sensational Swing Lover Band Jan. 23

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“If Frank Sinatra and Johnny Cash had a love child, it would be Johnny Boyd.” – NPR 

“Johnny Boyd has the constrained, bell-like yearning of postwar America down perfectly.” – The Village Voice (New York, NY)

“Coolly evocative…talent to spare.” – Patriot Ledger (Boston, MA)

 

Show Details:
Saturday, January, 23, 2016 
7:30 p.m.
Tickets:
 $25 Adults, $10 Youth & BHSU students

 

Don’t miss this January 23 performance. LEARN MORE ABOUT JOHNNY

 

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“Pop’s At The Hop” video

Justin Fossum origami falcon structure installed Jan. 5

Artist, Justin Fossum of Spearfish

Artist, Justin Fossum of Spearfish

It’s all about STEAM

It’s been a big project.  What started out as a casual conversation at Common Grounds this past July, has turned into a huge, beautiful piece of art.  This is exactly what STEAM is all about — Science | Technology | Engineering | Art | Math.

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Spearfish is kicking off The Big Read with 6 events on Jan. 9!

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The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center and the City of Spearfish kick-off The Big Read celebration of The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett, with six events starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9. The Big Read in Spearfish, SD is presented in partnership with The Matthews, Grace Balloch Memorial Library, Black Hills State University, Spearfish Zonta Club, South Dakota Arts Council, and Spearfish Foundation of Public Education. Along with these events, The Matthews and the Balloch Library will be distributing free copies of The Maltese Falcon.

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This Guy. Start 2016 off with a Certified Lunatic.

Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man

Certified  Lunatic and Master of the Impossible

The one and only Dr. Professor Kubínek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian, and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. His latest creation; Tomáš Kubínek – Miracle Man, is a rip-roaring revival of strong-man stunts, couples-counseling, snake-healings, and mass-hypnosis that leaves audiences dazed, beaming and in love with life once again.

Show Details:
Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Tickets:
 $20 Adults, $10 Youth (18 & younger)

“Inventive, hilarious, charming, disarming, irreverent, creative, and he works a crowd as few mortals can.”FoolProof Festival, Seattle

“Absolutely expert and consistently charming!The New York Times

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