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Dec. 6, 2023 | Montana Free Press (virtual)

Anna talks with one of her editors, Brad Tyer, at Montana Free Press in a series titled “Reporting Journey.” In this behind-the-scenes conversation, “Beyond Reviews: Creating Community and the Role of Arts Journalism in Montana.” The pair discussed arts journalism and how it can reflect and impact Montana’s communities and the evolving the role of criticism beyond reviews and responding to the changing state of arts throughout their communities.


Nov. 11, 2023 | Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C.)

The preview screening of “Out of the Picture” was held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on November 11. The documentary is a decade-long pursuit by first-time filmmaker Mary Louise Schumacher to document and share the decline of arts journalism in the United States and what it means to artists, journalists, and the communities they serve. Anna was interviewed for the project during her time at the Billings Gazette and was one of the arts and culture writers mentioned in the film.


Oct. 9, 2022 | studioLGX (Billings, MT)

Performance inside TOMB, a sculpture by Phoebe Knapp and homage to irrational number phi. Collaboration with Lee Below, Lea Fallow (sound project of Anna Paige), Matt Taggart, and Jon Lodge for a performance that incorporates violin, spoken word poetry, ambient drone, and amplified sound.

Tami Haaland, opening the 2022 Dreyfest Poetry Jam

Julia Louis-Dreyfest Poetry Jam

Aug. 6, 2022 | NOVA Center for the Performing Arts

Poets from across Montana bring their work to the 2022 Dreyfest Poetry Jam. The event is part of the 8th annual Julia Louis-Dreyfest, Billings’ premier all-ages DIY music and arts festival, hosted by Anna Paige.

Visit Waste Division for details and full lineup.

Storytelling through Art & Dance

April 30, 2022 | Yellowstone Art Museum

World Premiere of The Great Race, created by Lame Deer High School students in collaboration with Thresh First Voices, building an archive of First Nations storytelling for future generations.

The premiere featured students’ interpretation of the ancient Northern Cheyenne story told through art, narrative, and choreography, accompanied by a panel discussion by Anna Paige with students and artists, and exploration of intertribal collaboration.

Anna Paige & Shane de Leon 4/2/22 at Kirk’s’ Grocery. Photo by Nicholas Rogers.

Oxidation Saturation + Re-Fraction

April 2, 2022 | Kirks’ Grocery

Poetry, electricity, pulverization collaboration with Jon Lodge / Shane De Leon.

Kirks’ Grocery Third Year Anniversary

Sept. 24, 2021, Kirks’ Grocery

Voice modulation and poetry with soundscapes by Shane De Leon.

Full list of previous performances here.