Things to do in Missoula: ‘Lost Journals,’ local adventure film, Broadway symphony

Cory Walsh

Here’s a quick guide to some upcoming arts and cultural events happening around Missoula in the coming week.

‘Lost Journals of Sacajewea’ book launch

(Friday, May 19)

Missoula author Debra Magpie Earling, who won awards for her 2002 novel “Perma Red,” is releasing a new work of fiction, “The Lost Journals of Sacajewea,” with a reading at the Missoula Art Museum.

The novel will be out May 24 on Milkweed Press. She’ll read, have a discussion with Missoula printer Peter Koch, and then sign books. Dylan and Joseph Running Crane will provide music.

The book relays Sacajewea’s story from her own perspective.

Details: Free, doors at 5 p.m., reading at 6. Hors d’oeuvres, no-host bar.

People are also reading… ‘Saving for the Day’ at the Roxy

(May 19-May 24)

Missoula director John Nilles’ Montana-made action-adventure movie, which took more than a decade to make with a local cast and crew, premiered at The Wilma earlier this year. Now it’s coming to the Roxy Theater for a proper one-week run.

The opening night will feature a Q&A with cast and crew after the show, which starts at 7 p.m.

Draught Works is hosting a meet-and-greet with cast

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