Bellman Brown Bag

photo: Jack Hughes

Bellman Brown Bag: Midsummer’s Day in Sweden

Celebrating Midsummer’s Day – In Sweden, the national summer holiday is Midsummer’s Day, when the sun never sets and Swedes dance around the maypole in celebration of nature at its best.  In June 2013, Linda Meyer and her cousins celebrated Midsummer’s Day in Dalarna, Sweden, remembering the stories of…

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Bellman Brown Bag: The Hold-up!

Paul Higbee shares with us his research discoveries on the Hold-up of the Spearfish-Miles City Stage Coach in 1894.  Paul was contacted by a retired officer from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department who was writing a  book describing some of the most thrilling stagecoach robberies from 1875-1905, among…

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Bellman Brown Bag: When Math meets Imagination

Explore the world of mathematical art with Jill Schad, an algorithmic artist. Jill is also one of The Matthews’ gallery artists. She will explain what algorithms are and how she uses the power of math to create her work. Through examples, she will show you…

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Bellman Brown Bag: “Witchful” Thinking

The magic of storytelling is a tradition maintained by the Black Hills Storytellers as they explore various themes to entertain, amuse, and even alarm us.  October is the month of “ghosts and goblins” and the perfect time for scary stories!  Please join us for some Halloween fun.  What…

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Bellman Brown Bag: The Bukit Lizt Players

On Wednesday, November 12 at noon, the Bellman Brown Bag Series presents the Bukit LIzt Players, Spearfish’s senior community theater.  As a way to introduce themselves, the Bukit Lizt Players will perform several short skits in the opera house theater.  This is free and open to the public.

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Bellman Brown Bag: Spearfish Piano Duets

A great Bellman tradition continues with the 11th Spearfish Piano Duets. Always a very popular event! What is the Bellman? The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art and culture.  Programs are presented on the second Wednesday of each month, noon…

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Bellman Brown Bag: SD Hall of Fame

Spearfish Mayor Dana Boke, center, proclaimed Sept. 2 as Dick Termes Day and Kay Jorgensen Day. The two Spearfish residents will be inducted into the S.D. Hall of Fame at the 2014 Annual Honors Ceremony, Sept. 12-13, in Chamberlain. Pioneer photo by Kaija Swisher Presenter: Paul HigbeeHonorees: Kay…

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Bellman Brown Bag: The Journey of Autism through Art

Presenter: Ethan Engel, Art & Graphic Design Communications student, BHSU Ethan is a graphic design and communications major at BHSU. His work has been chosen for the VSA Emerging Young Artists Program. The VSA Emerging Young Artists Program provides opportunities for young artists with disabilities, aged 16 to 25, to…

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Bellman Brown Bag: What is Visit Spearfish?

Visit Spearfish is the business of tourism.  Mistie Caldwell, Executive Director, will be presenting.  What is the Bellman? The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art and culture.  Programs are presented on the second Wednesday of each month, noon to 1:00…

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