Wescolite (Dillon, Mont) 1949-2009, December 08, 2004, Image 4

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December 8, 2004 The Arts The Wescolite Student Newspaper Music Department presents classic Christmas concert By Marie Giere B \Ding dong, ding dong, Christmas hells are ringing...\ Christmas is a special time of year when friends and family unite to cel­ ebrate the holiday season in merry fash­ ion. This year celebrate Christmas with music presented by the UM- Westem Music Department, Decem­ ber 10 at 7:30pm in Beier Auditorium. Admission is free to all. Jeri Bonnin is conducting the Community Choir, Vocal Ensemble and Community Band as they invoke the holiday spirit through the beauty of music. The program will include new and traditional Christmas musical presentations. Laurie Henneman will conduct the Jazz Band as they present Christmas jazz interpretations. Audience partici­ pation will be requested to enhance this musical extravaganza. Mark your calendars now and don’t miss this Christmas special presentation. The UM-Western Music Depart­ ment will jump into the spring semes­ ter with rehearsals starting in early January. Everyone is invited to try out their vocal or musical skills and join either the Community Choir or Band. Rehearsal times for the Choir are Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. The Band rehearses Tuesday nights at 7pm with rehearsals for the Jazz Band immediately following at 8:30pm. These rehearsal classes can be taken just for fun or credit toward degree programs. Interested parties should contact Mrs. Bonnin at 683-7046 or at j_bonnin@umwestem.edu. Annual Student Exhibit at Corr Gallery Elizabeth Sivils The Corr Gallery will be exhibiting an annual judged show of students’ work from December 7-14. Dollar awards will be given in first through third places in 2-D and 3-D categories. The pieces will be judged by a quest judge after being selected by the Art Department faculty from the total submitted pool. The art gallery/museum hours are Tuesday-Friday 12-4:30pm. It is located on the first floor at the South end of Main Hall. Arrange special times or group visits by calling (406) 683-7237. The Corr Gallery presented the Annual Faculty Art Exhibit October 26-December 3. Jeri Bonnin leads UM-W Community Choir. The choir's Christmas performance will be held December 10 at 7:30pm in the Beier Auditorium. Admission is free. Excerpt from Path of Honor By Diana Pharaoh Francis “Reisil rem em bered the w izard circle, the tremendous surge o f power, of knowing she could call lightning. The blistering power that had filled her then, the glorious, rich fullness when she had grown back Reimon’s arm in that little grass hut on the Vorshtar plain. That power could pinch out the plague like a blown candle. But she didn't have it anymore. Maybe she never did. Then the Lady’s hand had guided her. That hand was gone now. Reisil stopped, staring around her at the bodies scattered like tortured dolls. Most people, the ones who didn t blame her, said the wizards had done this. And she knew, down to the soles of her feet, that it was true. The plague suited the wizards’ style down to the ground. It did their dirty work fo r them, efficiently, with no wasted energy. They will pay, Reisil prom ised 'herself■'!'will make-the nr p a y .::. ” *“ • Diana Pharaoh Francis, the author of the novels Path of Fate, Path of Honor, and the work in progress, Path of Blood. Path of Honor, published by Roc Mass Market Paperbacks, will be available at bookstores early December. Meet the author and purchase your copy at the downtown Dillon Bookstore, December 10 between the hours of 6pm and 8pm. )

Wescolite (Dillon, Mont), 08 Dec. 2004, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/Wescolite/2004-12-08/ed-1/seq-4/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.