National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Matthews Opera House and Arts Center


Contact Info

612 N Main St
Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Tel: 605/642-7973
Fax: 605/642-3477
http://www.matthewsopera.com

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

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Dashiell Hammett

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Events

Speakeasy Photobooth at the Library

Select from an assortment of period accessories and have your photo taken. Make sure to grab your copy of the book for The Big Read and participate in the Downtown Scavenger Hunt!

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N Fifth St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Movie Poster Coloring art project

Kick-off The Big Read by coloring in a copy of a vintage detective movie poster! Fun for all ages.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Unveiling of Origami Falcon Art Piece

Justin Fossum, an 11 year old local origami artist, will unveil his origami hanging art piece in the Art Gallery. Created with almost 400 origami falcons, this inspiring piece of art will be on display throughout our Big Read.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Solve "The Mystery of the Red Mustache" - Community Scavenger Hunt

Join us for our Big Read kick-off event in downtown Spearfish! There is a mystery in Spearfish - one that only you, as the hard-boiled detective, can solve. Pick up your crime sheets in The Matthews art gallery and explore downtown businesses for the clues to solve the mystery. Return your solution to the mystery to be included in a drawing for free tickets to The Matthews Community Theatre production of “The Maltese Falcon Radio Show.” The first 50 families to solve the crime will receive a free copy of the children’s book, “The Malted Falcon: A Chet Gecko Mystery” by Bruce Hale. Vote for the business that had the best 1920’s costumes and display at their store. Enjoy the themed movie posters custom created by BHSU graphic design students for this event. Participating downtown businesses are: Grace Balloch Memorial Library - The Junk Drawer - Pink 629 - The Wild Rose - Kathleen's Dress Shop - Good Earth Natural Foods - Hudson and Main - The Jacket Zone - Leone’s Creamery - Reruns for Small Ones - Sole Perfection - Common Grounds.

Event Location: Throughout Downtown Spearfish, , Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Miracle Man Show (vaudevillian magician)

The one and only Dr. Professor Kubinek is a comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian, and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they'll remember for a lifetime.

Event Location: 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Foreign Film Festival: "M"

"M" | 1931 | GERMANY. The Matthews' annual Foreign Film Festival begins with the classic German detective mystery: "M". Berlin becomes the focus of a massive police manhunt for a serial murderer. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape. Directed by Fritz Lang and starring Peter Lorre.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sun, Jan 10, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Jan 12, 2016 – Sat, Jan 16, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Art Project: Detective Notebooks

Every second Tuesday during The Big Read (Jan - March), a free community art project will take place in the art gallery. In January, make a handmade book to use as a detective notebook or personal journal. All materials to create your own detective masterpiece are supplied. All ages are invited to join in!

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Jan 12, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Bellman Brown Bag Series: Library Crime Spree

The January program will feature Meredith Vaselaar. She presents the Library Crime Spree project that began as a simple way to break up the monotony of the winter months. The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art and culture. The Brown Bag program was developed by Dr. Stewart Bellman in the 1990’s. Recognizing the Matthews Opera House as an ideal venue for the exploration of humanities topics, he engaged a line-up of speakers to present programs on a range of humanities topics each month.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Preview Maltese Falcon Book Discussion

Following the January Bellman Brown Bag presentation, there will be an adult discussion of The Maltese Falcon in the Fireplace Room. We will be previewing themes for our readers.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

The Mystery of Genealogy

Discover easy ways to solve the mystery of your family history! Librarian Meredith Vaselaar presents an overview on researching genealogy online--using FREE (no subscription needed) websites. Learn how & where to access census records, birth/marriage/death records, immigrant records, land records, and more. Admit it, you would rather be looking for your ancestors than have them looking for you!

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Foreign Film Festival: "Witnesses"

Witnesses | 2003 | CROATIA. Josko (Kresimir Mikic) is a Croatian soldier recently returned from the front lines of the Serbian-Croatian conflict. Angry over the murder of a fellow soldier, Josko persuades two friends to help him intimidate his Serbian neighbor. Things quickly get out of hand, and Josko finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. Directed by Vinko Bresan.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sun, Jan 17, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Jan 19, 2016 – Sat, Jan 23, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Johnny Boyd & His Sensational Swing Lovers Band LIVE CONCERT

Harking back to the 20s, 30s, and 40s era, Johnny Boyd seamlessly blends swing, jazz, pop, country, gospel and rock, bringing back the nostalgic charisma of a bygone era, while taking risks with his arrangements that truly show confidence in his talent.

Event Location: 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Jan 23, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Foreign Film Festival: "The Tall Blond Man with one Black Shoe"

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe | 1972 | FRANCE. A classic mystery farce that has amused audiences for decades! Desperate to protect his job from a bureaucratic rival, the head of the French secret service picks outs a stranger from a Paris crowd and singles him out as a master spy who should be tracked very closely. In reality, the man is an amiable, if clumsy, classical violinist whose complete obliviousness to the agents watching him only further convinces them that they have a major undercover operative in their sights. Directed by Yves Robert.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Sun, Jan 24, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Jan 26, 2016 – Sat, Jan 30, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Foreign Film Festival: "Detective Dee & The Mystery of the Phantom Flame"

Detective Dee & The Mystery of the Phantom Flame | 2010 | CHINA. Detective Dee is a sleuth in China during the Tang Dynasty, circa 690. Like Sherlock Holmes, he based his detection largely on acute observation. He became famous in 17 mystery novels by Robert van Gulik, and now here he is in an extravaganza directed by Tsui Hark, a master of the choreography of action. "Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame" is a bewitching adventure fantasy.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Sun, Jan 31, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 – Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Storytime - Detectives & Crimes

Preschool aged children will hear detective and crime solving stories and do activities and crafts.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Tue, Feb 2, 2016 – Wed, Feb 3, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Get a Clue!

For upper-elementary & tweens – Enjoy activities, refreshments, and discussion of mystery books, including "The Malted Falcon" by Bruce Hale.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Wed, Feb 3, 2016
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Adult Book Discussion

Join us for lunch provided by the Friends of the Library and share your thoughts on the Big Read book selection "The Maltese Falcon".

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Feb 4, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Manga Club Mystery Night

Young Adults/Teens are welcome to join in this event discussing detective and crime-solving themes in manga and anime.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

OPENING RECEPTION: Graphic Novel Show

The opening night reception for an art exhibition featuring 3 local graphic novel artists. It takes place in the Art Gallery. The show will run during gallery hours until February 26, 2016.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Fri, Feb 5, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Saturday Junior Detective Event

Preschool and early elementary aged kids join us for a morning of sleuthing. Be a detective and help us solve the case.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Graphic Novel ART EXHIBITION

Enjoy this art exhibition featuring 3 local graphic novel artists. It takes place in the Art Gallery. The show will run during gallery hours until February 26, 2016.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Feb 6, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 – Sat, Feb 13, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Graphic Novel ART EXHIBITION

Enjoy this art exhibition featuring 3 local graphic novel artists. It takes place in the Art Gallery. The show will run during gallery hours until February 26, 2016.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 – Sat, Feb 13, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Storytime - All About Birds

Preschool aged children get the chance to learn more about birds and do activities and crafts.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N Fifth St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57783

Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 – Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Art Project: Secret Books

Every second Tuesday during Big Read (Jan.-March), a free community art project will take place in the art gallery. In February, we will be hollowing out old books and making secret book boxes. These can be decorated and made into creative shadow boxes for special items. RECOMMENDED for ages 10 and up. The project requires the use of sharp exacto knives.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Bellman Brown Bag Series: Black Hills Raptor Center

The February program will have a presentation by the Black Hills Raptor Center. The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art and culture. The Brown Bag program was developed by Dr. Stewart Bellman in the 1990’s. Recognizing the Matthews Opera House as an ideal venue for the exploration of humanities topics, he engaged a line-up of speakers to present programs on a range of humanities topics each month.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Black Hills Raptor Center Demonstration

The Black Hill Raptor Center will be giving a presentation on birds of prey and conservation. They will have three owls, and two of either an American Kestrel (which is a falcon), Red-tailed Hawk, or Ferruginous Hawk.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N. Fifth St., Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Wed, Feb 10, 2016
Time: 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Detective Cosplay Game Night

Cosplay dress-up event that includes detective and mystery themed games, fashion show, and awards for the best male and female detective costumes. Food. For ages 15 and up.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Fri, Feb 12, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 – Sat, Feb 20, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Graphic Novel ART EXHIBITION

Enjoy this art exhibition featuring 3 local graphic novel artists. It takes place in the Art Gallery. The show will run during gallery hours until February 26, 2016.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 – Sat, Feb 20, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Storytime - Museums, Art & Culture

Preschool aged children will hears stories and learn about museums and art, and do activities and crafts.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N Fifth St, Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 – Wed, Feb 17, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Adult Book Discussion

Join us for refreshments and a book discussion of the Big Read book selection The Maltese Falcon. Relax and enjoy some 1920s-inspired coloring pages as well.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N Fifth St, Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"The Maltese Falcon Radio Show" Community Theatre

This is the LUX Radio Theatre version of “The Maltese Falcon” which was aired in 1942. It is a Film Noir. A mystery with a hardened P.I; a real looker vamp and bad girl; the Girl Friday; the best bad guys, and some hoods looking to make a name. It has everything, except the happy ending.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"The Maltese Falcon Radio Show" Community Theatre

This is the LUX Radio Theatre version of “The Maltese Falcon” which was aired in 1942. It is a Film Noir. A mystery with a hardened P.I; a real looker vamp and bad girl; the Girl Friday; the best bad guys, and some hoods looking to make a name. It has everything, except the happy ending.

Event Location: 612 N. Main St., , Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 – Fri, Feb 19, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"The Maltese Falcon Radio Show" Community Theatre

This is the LUX Radio Theatre version of “The Maltese Falcon” which was aired in 1942. It is a Film Noir. A mystery with a hardened P.I; a real looker vamp and bad girl; the Girl Friday; the best bad guys, and some hoods looking to make a name. It has everything, except the happy ending.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 – Sat, Feb 20, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"The Maltese Falcon Radio Show" Community Theatre

This is the LUX Radio Theatre version of “The Maltese Falcon” which was aired in 1942. It is a Film Noir. A mystery with a hardened P.I; a real looker vamp and bad girl; the Girl Friday; the best bad guys, and some hoods looking to make a name. It has everything, except the happy ending.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 – Sat, Feb 20, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Date: Sun, Feb 21, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Treasured: A Community Collective on Value ART PROJECT

You are invited to write about your items of value, adding them to our large Maltese Falcon replica on display. Multi-color paper is available in the art gallery. This project will take place January through February. Grand unveiling is March 4.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 – Sat, Feb 27, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Graphic Novel ART EXHIBITION

Enjoy this art exhibition featuring 3 local graphic novel artists. It takes place in the Art Gallery. The show will run during gallery hours until February 26, 2016.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 – Sat, Feb 27, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Storytime - Live the 1920s

Preschool aged children will get to experience the 1920s! Stories, activities, and crafts.

Event Location: Grace Balloch Memorial Library, 625 N Fifth St, Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 – Wed, Feb 24, 2016
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Crow Peak Speakeasy Night

It’s a 1920s speakeasy special event. Come dressed (if you like) as a 1920s citizen. You’ll need to know the “word” to get in! Music & food of the period to be part of the night.

Event Location: Crow Peak Brewery, 125 W. Highway 14, Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Fri, Feb 26, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Leone's Big Read Ice Cream of the Month

Leone's Creamery, an artisanal ice cream shop in downtown Spearfish, is honoring The Big Read with “Blackmail Brittle,” a nut brittle-flavored ice cream as the special flavor for the month of March. Their winter hours are Friday-Sunday, Noon - 9 p.m.

Event Location: Leone's Creamery, 722 1/2 Main ST., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 – Sun, Mar 6, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Date: Fri, Mar 11, 2016 – Sun, Mar 13, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Date: Fri, Mar 18, 2016 – Sun, Mar 20, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Date: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 – Sun, Mar 27, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

OPENING RECEPTION for Community Big Read Art Projects

The culmination of The Big Read art projects will be on display in the Art Gallery Mar. 4-31, 2016. Opening night reception takes place on Friday, Mar. 4, 5-7 p.m. This art show will present a collective display of a series of community art projects and school residency projects completed during the first two months of The Big Read. Come see the elementary art project, the high school mask project, the wall jewelry, the “Treasured” project, the Spearfish graphic novel, and the movie posters created by the graphic design class.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Fri, Mar 4, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Big Read ART EXHIBITION

The culmination of three different community art projects will be on display in the Art Gallery Mar. 4-31, 2016. Be sure to stop in throughout the month to see the work of our elementary, high school, and college students. The completed paper mache falcon from the Treasured Community Collective on Value Art Project will be a highlight.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Mar 5, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Date: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 – Sat, Mar 12, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Art Project: Book Page Feathers

Every second Tuesday during Big Read (Jan.-March), a free community art project will take place in the art gallery. In March, we will be making handmade feathers out of pipe cleaners and book pages. These can be used as decorations or in other crafts.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 8, 2016
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Bellman Brown Bag Series: Sandra Brannan, Mystery Writer

Black Hills author Sandra Brannan will be our featured speaker for the March Bellman. Ms. Brannan is the author of the Liv Bergen Mystery Series. The Bellman Brown Bag series is a humanities program designed to explore ideas, history, literature, art and culture. The Brown Bag program was developed by Dr. Stewart Bellman in the 1990’s. Recognizing the Matthews Opera House as an ideal venue for the exploration of humanities topics, he engaged a line-up of speakers to present programs on a range of humanities topics each month.

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Wed, Mar 9, 2016
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Maltese Falcon Book Discussion

Immediately following the Bellman Brown Bag event with author, Sandra Brannan, we will have a discussion of The Maltese Falcon.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Wed, Mar 9, 2016
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Sossy Mechanics presents "Trick Boxing" Dance/Theater

Modern day Fred & Ginger -- Sostek and McClellan happened to meet one day in a dance company. Their whimsical sensibilities, exacting standards and cinematic aesthetic have earned them an award-winning reputation for creating “clear, brilliant storytelling,” dances that “recall Fred and Ginger at their most playful,” and “magic out of just about nothing.”

Event Location: 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Sat, Mar 12, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Big Read ART EXHIBITION

The culmination of three different community art projects will be on display in the Art Gallery Mar. 4-31, 2016. Be sure to stop in throughout the month to see the work of our elementary, high school, and college students. The completed paper mache falcon from the Treasured Community Collective on Value Art Project will be a highlight.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 15, 2016 – Sat, Mar 19, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Sossy Mechanics presents "Trick Boxing" Dance/Theater

Modern day Fred & Ginger -- Sostek and McClellan happened to meet one day in a dance company. Their whimsical sensibilities, exacting standards and cinematic aesthetic have earned them an award-winning reputation for creating “clear, brilliant storytelling,” dances that “recall Fred and Ginger at their most playful,” and “magic out of just about nothing.”

Event Location: The Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N. Main St., Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Sat, Mar 19, 2016
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Big Read ART EXHIBITION

The culmination of three different community art projects will be on display in the Art Gallery Mar. 4-31, 2016. Be sure to stop in throughout the month to see the work of our elementary, high school, and college students. The completed paper mache falcon from the Treasured Community Collective on Value Art Project will be a highlight.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 22, 2016 – Sat, Mar 26, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Community Big Read ART EXHIBITION

The culmination of three different community art projects will be on display in the Art Gallery Mar. 4-31, 2016. Be sure to stop in throughout the month to see the work of our elementary, high school, and college students. The completed paper mache falcon from the Treasured Community Collective on Value Art Project will be a highlight.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 – Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Maltese Falcon Book Discussion on Movie Night

Before the screening of "The Maltese Falcon," we will be conducting a book discussion of the same name in the Fireplace Room.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 29, 2016
Time: 5:45pm – 6:45pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

Movie Night: The Maltese Falcon

The movie starring Humphrey Bogart, "The Maltese Falcon," will be shown in the opera house theater. Goodwill donation for admission. Popcorn and beverages will be on hand.

Event Location: Matthews Opera House and Arts Center, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783-2445

Date: Tue, Mar 29, 2016
Time: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

"On the Level" Speakeasy Night

It’s a 1920s speakeasy special event. Come dressed (if you like) as a 1920s citizen. You’ll need to know the “word” to get in! Music & food of the period to be part of this night.

Event Location: Level Wine Bar, 604 N Main St, Spearfish, SD 57783

Date: Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: The Maltese Falcon

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