Yellowstone Country Club
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,
$100 before March 15, $110 after March 15. Checks can be mailed
to NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, PO Box 11, Billings MT
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
(406) 591-9535 or email us at
NOVA Center for
the Performing Arts’ Exclusive Auction and Sale Items at
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.
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.
information call NOVA Center for the Performing Arts at
406-591-9535 or visit our website at