Throw the CapriSun and corned beef in the van: Soccer Mommy and Glen are here
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GLEN HANSARDWHERE THEY’RE FROM: Dublin, IrelandGENRE: FolkWHAT IT SOUNDS LIKE: My Irish cousins when they get sad-drunkFAVORITE TRACKS: “I’ll Be You, Be Me”, “Falling Slowly”Grammy and Oscar award-winning Irish artist Glen Hansard is bringing his rich troubadour skills to the Wilma. He is be…

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Reinaldo Gil Zambrano’s work immediately draws you in, eyes flying to and from each intricacy in his prints. His pieces, sometimes as large as 4 feet by 8 feet, fill you with nostalgia and an immediate recognition of home, wherever and whatever that might be. Zambrano, a Spokane-based artist…

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★The Lumineers will break your heart with their latest, and best, album, “III.” “III” tells the story of a family of three, consisting of an alcoholic mother, an absent father and a traumatized son. The scene and characters of the album are introduced immediately. It becomes clear th…

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My most fond childhood memories were watching my dad getting ready to go out. Collared western shirts towered over me as I scanned his closet, grabbing whichever I fancied that day. I’d sit on the bed and watch as he donned his large belt buckle with galloping, golden horses and dusted off h…

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Familiar Missoula winds gust through the University’s practice fields Sept. 4. It’s a Wednesday, and army ROTC is running drills. The football team is practicing for the next game. There’s also a drone in the air. It’s not filming football players or camo-clad ROTC members. It’s helping Dire…

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Sasha Bell did the impossible at her album release party for “Love is Alright”: she made the Badlander habitable. Gone were the frat bros, the woo girls (fine, there was one woman who woo-ed between each sound check, but she was an outlier), the stray PBR cans and aggressive music. Bell and …

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For freshman students, Writing 101 is a place to apply what they learned in high school and navigate the ropes of a college course. For English graduate students, it is often their first teaching position in which they are guided by their own undergrad experiences and are learning how to bal…

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The sound of barking seals surrounded two musicians as they stood mesmerized on a porch of an Airbnb on the Oregon coast. Chris Karl and Betty Downey, of Petit Poucet, were there to write and record their self-titled EP in a 24-hour stint. The jolly seals inspired them to add a soft, harmoni…

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University of Montana School of Art printmaking students headed outside to print for quick cash on Sept. 5, 2019. The students printed custom T-shirts with premade wood cuts and different colors of shirts. The T-Shirt Fundraiser will help pay for travel expenses to a printmaking conference p…

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