Daring Pairing with Spanish Flavor

MSU Billings Foundation kicked off its 2019 fundraising season in October with “Daring Pairing: Spanish Flavor.” This night of sangria and tapas was one of many pre-events that will lead up to the 2019 Wine & Food Festival, May 13-18. Events will feature Billings’ finest chefs and wine masters and allow Montanans to raise money for a local cause.

7th Annual Big Sky Comedy Festival

Last fall, the Big Sky Comedy Festival lived up to its reputation as one of the strongest in the country, which included 28 comics competing in two teams. The winner, Kira Soltanovich, was the second woman to ever win with a record-setting audience vote.

Ninth Annual Portraits for a Cause

Tracy Moore Photographers held its Ninth Annual Portraits for a Cause in November. Donations raised at this event benefited the Big J Show and Hot 101.9's Santa Clause for a Cause, which brings Christmas to families in need.

Great Winter Reads

 The Shack by William Paul Young, $8, BarnesAndNoble.com  The story turns sinister, however, when Missy gets abducted during an otherwise routine family vacation. Evidence surfaces that she may have been brutally murdered in an abandoned shack, located in the remote Oregon wilderness country.  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, $11.16, Amazon.com

Turkey Day Workout with a Personal Trainer:

Finding time to hit the gym during the hectic holiday season can be challenging. Luckily, personal trainer Ryan Jore has constructed an effective routine that can be fit into any schedule. The key is to prioritize intensity over duration.

October 2018 Around Town

Masterworks from the 20th Century on Exhibition at YAM The Yellowstone Art Museum is pleased to announce the exclusive exhibition of five works by three of the most distinct and recognizable artists of the 20th century. The exhibition will run until Nov. 25, 2018, and viewing is included in the price of admission to Montana’s largest … Continued

2018 Relay for Life

The 2018 Yellowstone County Relay for Life took place on July 13 and raised more than $444,000 to battle cancer and support those in the fight. Photography by April Sky Photography

5th Annual Bottega Brunch

Bottega Clothing held the fifth annual Bottega Brunch benefiting Relay for Life of Yellowstone County.

Outdoor Entertaining

 Article Stephanie Hower | Photography Trevan Hiersche  The key to great style is finding a balance of accessories that polish and complete a space. A small touch, in the shape of a potted plant or a splash of color, can lend a homey feeling and create a sense of peace.  Invitation to Relax

Eighth Annual Sweet Success

Dress for Success Billings’ Eighth Annual Sweet Success Fundraiser was held March 10 at the DoubleTree. Bottega, Cricket, Desmond’s and neecees provided the fashion for the style show. Beautiful artwork and products were auctioned. The organization showcased their program with client testimonials and goals for the future.