Bellman Brown Bag

photo: Jack Hughes

Big Read Kick-Off Panel: Bellman Brown Bag

On January 9th join Becky Nacarrato Eastuburn, Courtney Huse-Wika, Burt Juhrend and Amber Wilde for an open panel discussion on the upcoming Big Read events.     What is the Bellman? The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art, and…

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Jo Powell Folk Art: A Mirror of Culture – Bellman Brown Bag

On February 13th join Jo Powell as she talks about her international folk art museums and about art in other cultures.   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…

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Infectious Diseases – Is Spearfish Ready?: Bellman Brown Bag

On March 13th come listen to Carrie Donovan of Spearfish Regional Hospital as she discusses disease prevention protocol and what hospitals do in the event of an emergency epidemic.    What is the Bellman? The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art,…

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Bellman Brown Bag: Sandy Swallow – American Indian Artist

As of Tuesday, April 9 @ 6:00 PM – This event has been postponed to Wednesday, April 17 due to the winter storm!  Internationally and locally-renowned Sandy Swallow-Morgan’s artistic passion began in mid-life, as she experimented with oils and watercolors while living on a ranch near Pine Ridge. Join…

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Bellman Brown Bag: Little Houses Project

Join The Matthews and ArtCentral, along with Visit Spearfish, as we discuss the Little Houses Project: a new local art project that will help raise awareness about homelessness and home insecurity in South Dakota. We’ll have the coffee on! What is the Bellman? The Bellman Brown Bag series is a…

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Bellman Brown Bag: BHSU Bee Campus USA

Did you know that BHSU was recently awarded a Bee Campus USA certification? Debbie Liddick, assistant director of facilities & sustainability, Eva Chase, sustainability coordinator, and Eric Hanson, grounds crew leader, will join us at the Matthews to discuss more about this project and how the community can get involved.

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Creative Writing Showcase

Join us at the Matthews to hear original writings from Black Hills State University Professor Dr. Huse-Wika’s creative writing class. This event is free to the public. We’ll have the coffee on!   Black Hills State University Students that will be reading their…

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Holiday Piano Duets

The annual Holiday Spearfish Piano Duets takes place in the opera house theater. This event is free and open to the public from noon until 1 p.m. It’s always wise to get here early for a good seat. The balcony will be opened only until all the main floor seats…

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Chip Away Pottery by William Lopez

Join local artist William Lopez on January 8th as he breaks down the story behind his one of a kind “chip away” pottery. This will be an artist talk on the themes found in his work, his technique, and a display of some of his favorite pieces. What is the…

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Reader’s Theater Presents…

The Matthews Opera House Reader’s Theater presents an hour of stories that will warm your heart and tickle your funny bone! Join us at noon on February 12 for this special Bellman Brown Bag Series presentation. Members of the group who will be performing include Bobbe Ward, Charlotte Fladmoe, Dennis…

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