Arts and entertainment reporter Anna Paige presents her five favorite stories of 2019.
Gazette arts and entertainment reporter Anna Paige had a hard time picking just five stories from her year.
In these stories she takes readers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
She digs into to the failed nightclubs of Billings and the curious reason major works of art are heading off the auction block to the Yellowstone Art Museum.
Anna also investigates the significant financial responsibility the YAM has to care for items that once belonged to cowboy artist Will James, arguably Billings' most famous historical figure.
You'll no doubt notice there are six stories in this collection. That's because that Will James story was a two-part tale. We bent the rules a bit on that one.
Will James traded his birth story for a western tall tale. A few close Billings friends of the cowboy artist may have been the only people out…
In the early 1900s, Joseph Ernest Dufault emigrated as a teenager from French-speaking Canada to the United States and reinvented himself as t…
Montana's largest accredited art museum gets the chance to showcase recently sold, valuable pieces because the state has no "use tax."
It wasn’t until Kaori Fujii began working with musicians in the Congo that she fully understood the adage, music can connect people. “I always…
In an unused greenhouse on the Lame Deer Junior High and High School campus, spring snow falls gently into the space where students have unrol…
It’s hard to imagine George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic performed in a building now housing natural foods, but that’s the story of one o…
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