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Â· A Walk in the Woods Gallery, 506 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer - Earlene "Earl" McNeil Larson, who creates paper note cards, books framed wall pieces and unique lampshades, is the featured artist this week. The gallery is open seven days a week, extended Christmas hours. Call 673-6400, or go to www.WalkWoods.com.
Â· Artforms, 360 Main St., Hill City - The featured artists for December are Dianne Murray, a china painter from Hill City, and Susan Nelson of Lead, who does painting and fabric art. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Call 574-4894.
Â· Bayleaf Cafe, Spearfish - Featuring the photography of Heidi Newland through Jan. 2. Hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 642-5462.
Â· Best Kept Secrets, 2200 N. Maple Ave., Rushmore Mall - The painter of light, Thomas Kinkade, is the featured artist. Hours are
10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-
8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 342-5858 or e-mail BestKeptSecrets@ yahoo.com.
Â· Black Hills Bronze Fine Art Foundry & Gallery, Deerfield Road/Thompson Drive, Hill City - Featured artist for December is Peg Detmers. See her artist proof of the sold-out bronze buffalo sculpture, "Territorial Dispute." Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 574-3200.
Â· Central Gallery and Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center, 713 Seventh St., Rapid City - In the Ruth Brennan Gallery, "Offerings" features the work of husband and wife Mark W. and J. "Sam" McGinnis. It will be on display through Jan. 13. Central Gallery has "Inside the Arts Center" that showcases work by artists who teach at the Dahl. It will run through Jan. 1. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 394-4101 or go to www.thedahl.org.
Â· Jon Crane Gallery, 256 Main St., Hill City - Local watercolorist Kathy Sigle is the featured artist in December. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m.-4 pm. Sunday. Call 574-4440.
Â· Planet's Rock Shop and Gallery, 505 N. River St., Hot Springs - Photographs by Karla LaRive of Studio West Management through December. The photo exhibit features behind-the-scenes and location scouts of film and television projects in the Hot Springs region. Call 745-5008 or go to www.studiowestmanagement.com.
Â· Prairie Edge, 606 Main St., Rapid City - South Dakota landscape painter George Prisbe is the featured artist in December. Hours are 9 a.m.-
7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Call 342-3086 or go to www.prairieedge.com.
Â· Roma's Ristorante, Spearfish - Featuring the photography of Randall D. Royer through Feb. 1. Hours are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and
4 p.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 722-0715.
Â· Runs With Wolves, 341 Main St., Hill City - Black Hawk clay artist Jeanie Severson is the featured artist in December. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Call 574-4700.
Â· Rustic Mercantile and Gallery 516, 516 Sixth St., Rapid City - Featuring Rapid City watercolorist Richard DuBois, Dorothy Snowden and other local artists. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 342-0608.
Â· Songbird Cafe & Gallery, 440 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer - Photographer Barbara Haugen, woodturner Dan Humburg, textile artist Ginger Heinzen and painter Clarinne Koeppe are the featured artists. Hours are 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 673-5125.
Â· Spearfish Arts Center Gallery, 614 N. Main St., Spearfish - Tim Peterson and David Whitlock are the featured artists in December. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m Tuesday through Saturday. Call 642-7973 Ext. 6 or e-mail enesheim@spearfishartscenter. org.
Â· Surroundings Gallery, 21 N. Fourth St., Custer - Tom Eastburn, Hot Spring clay artist, is featured this week. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Call 673-2278 or 1-888-495-6368 or go to www.surroundingssd.com.
Â· The Journey Museum, 222 New York St., Rapid City - "The Black Hills: Yesterday and Today," featuring Paul Horsted's photography, will be on display in the Stanford Adelstein Gallery through Dec. 31. First Peoples Fund Community Spirit Award exhibition featuring the work of Susan "Tweet" Burdick, Delia Cook, Ronald Paquin and Sadie Buck on display in the Sioux Indian Museum Gallery through December. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
Â· Senior harp recital by Morgan Black and Extraordinarily Talented Friends will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30 at First United Methodist Church, 629 Kansas City St., Rapid City. The event is free.
Â· The Black Hills Symphony Orchestra will be in concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, New Year's Eve, at The Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. The third concert of the season is titled: "Celebrate! American Style. Enjoy spending the evening listening to the complex classical jazz, lush ballads and folk tunes of the Jeni Fleming Acoustic Trio. Elegant string arrangements of jazz standards and audience favorites , along with holiday tunes. Call the civic center for tickets at 394-4111.
Â· Putnam, Connor, Pospisil & Bristow will perform a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Belle Fourche Community Center. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 892-3418.
Â· Black Hills Chamber Music Society presents The Summit Chamber Players. The University of Wyoming faculty feature violist James Przygocki, the Wyoming String Quartet, and mezzo-soprano Katrina Zook.
Â· The Oak Ridge Boys are in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center arena. Tickets are $35 for reserved seating and $50 for golden circle seats. Tickets can be purchased online at www.gotmine.com or at the box office or by calling 394-4111.
Â· Wilson & McKee will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. at Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St., Rapid City. Call 394-4101. Tickets are $15 or $10 for members.
Â· Sugar Free Jazz Trio will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 at Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St., Rapid City. Call 394-4101. Tickets are $15 or $10 for members.
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Â· Abbey Road band will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 at Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St., Rapid City. Call 394-4101. Tickets are $15 or $10 for members.
Â· The Friends of the Devereaux Library at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology announce the 13th Annual Nostalgia Film Series.
The annual event features 10 classic films which are shown on consecutive Sunday evenings at Elks Theatre. This year's series, "The Star of Something Big" is comprised of films that were so popular that each of them inspired a sequel. The 2007 series begins on Sunday, Jan. 14. Season tickets are $30 for all 10 films and are available at Bag Ladies, 517 6th St.; Elks Theatre, 512 6th St. and the Devereaux Library on the Mines campus. Call Devereaux Library at 394-1262.
This year's films include:
Â· Jan. 14 - "Notorious" starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman;
Â· Jan. 21 - "Twelve O'clock High," starring Gregory Peck;
Â· Jan. 28 - "Support Your Local Sheriff," starring James Garner and Walter Brennan;
Â· Feb. 4 - "Brief
Encounter," with Trevor Howard;
Â· "Feb. 11 - "Stagecoach," starring John Wayne;
Â· Feb. 18 - "Funny Girl," starring Barbara Streisand;
Â· Feb. 25 - "Double Indemnity," starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray;
Â· March 4 - "East of Eden," starring James Dean;
Â· March 11 - "To Sir, With Love," starring Sidney Poitier;
Â· March 18 - "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart.
BHCT fund raiser
Â· Tickets for the Black Hills Community Theatre's 15th Annual Fund raising Dinner Theatre are now on sale. The comedy, "Don't Dress For Dinner," by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon, will be performed Jan. 19-21 at Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. Tickets are $65 per person or $600 for a table of 10. The ticket price includes a $20 tax deductible contribution to BHCT. Call 394-1787 or go to www.bhct.org.
New Years Ball
Â· The Matthews Opera House, 614-1/2 Main Street, Spearfish, will continue its celebration of 100 years with the Centennial Ball beginning at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, at the opera house. Music for the evening will feature the Big Band sound of "The Happy Wanderers." Admission is $30 per couple or $15 each which includes drinks, hors d'oeuvres and New Year's party favors. Tickets are now on sale and can be bought at the box office at 642-7973 Ext. 7.
Â· The Journey Museum, 222 New York St., Rapid City, will be closed Christmas Day and the first two weeks of January for maintenance and cleaning. On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Journey will host a Family Fun Day "For the Birds." Projects will be related to feeding and observing bird friends. Participants will get a take-home packet. The event is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $3 which includes admission to the museum. Call 394-6923.
Â· Black Hills Community Theatre presents Robert Harling's "Steel Magnolias" Feb. 2-18. This play alternates between funny and touching to deeply revealing strength and purposefulness in character. Reservations will be taken beginning Jan. 25. for season ticket holders, and Jan. 27 for the general public. Call 394-1786.
Â· The Rapid City Concert Association presents "The Church Basement Ladies" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theater. This delightful musical comedy celebrates the women who work so hard and with such dedication in the church kitchen. The show is aimed at all of the ladies whose toil and time form one of the pillars of their churches. The cast includes four women, the pastory of a small country church and the organist/pianist.
Â· Bruce Junek and Tass Thacker will thrill audiences with another of their amazing round-the-world cycling trip slide shows. The show highlights their trip through Egypt, Jordan, Greece and Turkey, following the path of early civilizations across three continents -- Africa, Europe and Asia. Junek says it will be a treat for the whole family. Showings will be 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 and 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13.
New Year's Eve Party
Â· Borders will host a kid-friendly traditional New Year's Eve bash for kids ages 3 to 8 from 11 a.m. to noon today, Sunday, Dec. 31. Call Borders at 394-5334.
Â· Black Hills Community Theatre's Education and Outreach will hold auditions for the Cherry Street Players for young people ages 9-17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday Jan. 8 and Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Arts Resource Center, 1202 E. St. Francis St., Rapid City. Call Mikal at 394-2250.
Â· Everybody's Bookstore, 3321 W. Main St., Rapid City, is hosting a book signing with local author Lori G. Armstrong from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30. Armstrong's new book is titled Hallowed Ground.