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The purple and blue light that served as the background of the online filmed musical “Welcome to the Void” is comforting, in the way it feels like you’re sitting in a cushioned row of seats with lighting on the floor and a stage in front of you.

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Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall” echoed across the Mansfield Library parking garage. Four dancers, clad in white button-up shirts, overcoats and plain white-and-tan dresses, maneuvered around a big concrete beam decorated as a brick wall. The costumes and classic rock painted a scene…

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The strumming and singing of Aaron Broxertman penetrated the sound of every other act at the University of Montana’s Oval. Equipped with just an acoustic brown acoustic guitar plugged into an amp, he sang bluegrass, rock or whatever the crowd asked. 

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Each intricate textile, black feather mask and abstract wooden sculpture featured in the Montana Museum of Art and Culture’s “Homage to Africa” exhibit tells the story of the diverse and rich cultures of Africa — a story historically misunderstood by Western society.“An exhibition like this …

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Every new teen drama wants to be the show that gets Generation Z right.Capturing that vulnerable part of life with drugs, pimples and awkward sex is not exactly an easy task — especially when the series’ director, Daniel Barnz, is a 50-year-old man.HBO’s new series “Generation” is one of man…

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University of Montana dance students Chloe Burnstein and Jake Cowden stand in a half-lit stairwell, separated by a full story as they touch the ceiling, roll across the floor and peer at each other over a stair handrail — making a point to use their environment to their advantage. 

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This time last year, UM theater got the devastating news: its “Spring Awakening” show was canceled due to the pandemic. This year, not only does the show go on, but the spring production of “Mother Courage and Her Children” embodies the enduring qualities of human nature and persistence that…

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Nine episodes later and the Disney+ original “WandaVision” feels like a whole new show, ditching the intimacy of strange, satirical sitcoms for a familiar Marvel-esque ending. 

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