By Tim Leeds
Some area performers will be featured at the Seventh Annual Montana Storytelling Roundup at the Cut Bank High School on April 27-28.
The roundup, titled "Galloping across the west," begins at 7 p.m. Friday, April 27 with "Storytellers/Musicians/Artists in Review" at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, with a jam session to follow. The Saturday sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a free kid's program from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
The performers and events at the roundup include Ken Overcast, National Yodeler of the year; Wylie Gustafson of Wylie and the Wild West Show; Dena Tippets, Kim Callahan and Mavis Filler, The Timely Trio, and the Native American Dancers of the Browning Public Schools.
There will be Chautaugua performances by Jack Smith, Taussaint Charbonneau; Ritchie Doyle, Teddy Blue: The reality of a Montana Cowpuncher, and Thomas G. Satterly, Fire in the Mine: The Granite Mountain/Speculator Mine Fire, Butte Plus.
Storytellers will include Susie Wiseheart, Southern Storyteller; Ryan Taylor, "Cowboy Logic" Roper; David Walburn, West for America "Lewis & Clark;" Beth Sorensen, Wildlife returns; Hampstead Player, Play "Secret Garden;" Bonnie Jo Hunt, Native American Opera Singer; J. R. Strand, Cowboy Poet and Singer; Glacier Institute, Wildlife series; William Rossiter, Songs from a House Divided: The Musical Legacy of the Civil War, and Denny Olson, Earth War Nature/comedy performances "The Critter Man."
Tim Joyner will be featured as an artist on stage, with a drawing for an original painting. The professional art show will include the Montana Committee for the Humanities, Seeds of Change & Albert Einstein; the Montana Magazine Art Display, at Glacier County Historical Museum, and a student art exhibition at Cut Bank High School.
Prices for the All Session Tickets are $10 for adults, $15 for family and $5 for student.
For information call 873-2295 or 873-2039.
On the 'net: Montana Storytelling Roundup: http://www.gec-isp.net/~museum/storytel