Things to do: Winter ball, dance theater, new art shows

Cory Walsh

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

Free Cycles Winter Ball with the Skurfs

(Friday, Jan. 20)

Bike, bus, walk or ski to the community bike shop’s annual Winter Ball.

The lineup includes rock-scene stalwarts the Skurfs, who are releasing a short album they recorded before the pandemic titled “Downhiller.” Bozeman rock group The Love Darts will perform as well.

The show starts at 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $10.

See what weather is in store for the Missoula area this week!

Dance at the Westside Theater

(Jan. 20-21)

Nicole Wolcott, a choreographer and dancer who cultivated a creative career in New York City for years and has periodically returned to work with Bare Bait Dance, is presenting a solo show.

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“PaperPieces,” a work that blends theater with dance and “papered architecture” (i.e. newspapers.) Her collaborator is sound designer Omar Zubair.

According to the news release, “the protagonist is a naïve in snow globe memories, a haute couture avatar doing battle and a woman balancing on the most delicate edge of love.”

The show runs Friday, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. and Saturday,

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