OperaFest 2014

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OperaFest
March 22, 2014
Yellowstone Country Club

Master of Ceremonies: Jeff Kitto

OperaFest offers an upscale silent auction, fine dining, music and a delightful evening of live opera entertainment.  Dine with the opera singers and experience the beauty of live opera in an intimate setting Saturday, March 22, 2014. NOVA Center for the Performing Arts continues the Rimrock Opera tradition and will host the event at the Yellowstone Country Club, 5707 Bobby Jones Blvd. in Billings, MT.

Cost
$100 before March 15, $110 after March 15.  Checks can be mailed to NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, PO Box 11, Billings MT 59103

Call 406-591-9535 for reservations

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and no-host cocktails, followed by a gourmet dinner with select wines. Attire is as formal as the guest wishes. A highlight of the evening will be performances from the artists of the upcoming opera, Carmen’s Tragedy to be held at NOVA on March 29 & 30.

NOVA is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity.  Proceeds from a wide selection of silent and live auction items benefit its mission to enhance the performing arts culture of the greater Billings region through education, development and performance.
OperaFest is a great opportunity to hear professional vocal artists, whose voices can fill large theaters, as they perform in a more intimate setting.

For reservations or information about OperaFest, contact
NOVA Center for the Performing Arts
(406) 591-9535 or email us at Admin@NOVAbillings.org

 

NOVA Center for the Performing Arts’ Exclusive Auction and Sale Items at OperaFest

NOVA Center for the Performing Arts has been given a unique opportunity to offer numerous extravagant sale and auction items at OperaFest on Saturday, March 22 at 6:00 pm at the Yellowstone Country Club, 5707 Bobby Jones Blvd.

Don’t miss out on lavish prizes such as an original oil painting by Neil Jussila, a breathtaking violinist painting by Jose Luis Rodriguez, an elegant party for 20 with catered appetizers, select wines from City Vineyard, tickets to an opening show, two gourmet dinners for eight, a trip of a lifetime to an African photo safari, or a luxurious fine jewelry piece from Montagues.

The original oil painting by Neil Jussila, entitled “With Twilight Ghosts,” measures approximately 4 feet by 7 feet wide. Jussila has been a faculty member at MSU-Billings since 1969 and has been a featured artist over the past 13 years in over 82 national, refereed, exhibitions. For a donation of $2,000, or best offer, a business or private donor can own this stunning piece.

José Luis Rodríguez Guerra, artist of the violinist piece, has been a resident of the Pacific Northwest for the past forty years. He has skillfully advanced the arts in our region with his artwork, as a former member of the Seattle Arts Commission, and as a curator, founder and director of the Art Attack Alternative Space in Boise, Idaho, and in Seattle, WA.

All proceeds from the painting and other auction items will be used to further NOVA’s mission, to enhance the performing arts culture of the greater Billings region.

For more information call NOVA Center for the Performing Arts at 406-591-9535 or visit our website at www.NOVAbillings.org.

Original oil painting by Neil Jussila, entitled “With Twilight Ghosts,

Original oil painting by Neil Jussila, entitled “With Twilight Ghosts,

José Luis Rodríguez Guerra

Artwork by José Luis Rodríguez Guerra