Category Archives: Scene

Act like a professional, part 2

With part one of this series still on my mind, I watched and learned as professional artists at the Jackson Hole Art Fair addressed prospective customers and discussed their work. There was one tent filled with beautiful, abstracted landscape paintings. The artist wasn’t there, nor was anyone watching his or her booth when we came… Continue Reading

Sod Farm Festival to benefit Project Schoolhouse

Sod Farm Festival to benefit Project Schoolhouse

SHERIDAN — There is nothing better than rocking out to good music and supporting a great cause. This year will be the fourth of the Sod Farm Festival and will feature a slew of local bands. The concert is not only bound to be a good time for Sheridan residents but it will also benefit… Continue Reading

Where there’s a will

A good horse is an indispensable asset when you live in remote country.  No matter how good the horse, however, he is useless unless his feet are able to carry him the distance. The late summer sun was shooting low angles through the canyon ponderosa pines as the lazy shadows they were making provided a perfect… Continue Reading

This week at the WCA…

This column will discuss upcoming events happening at the new Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College. In addition to gallery exhibitions, concert listings and reviews, lectures and dance and theater productions, you will be able to learn more about the arts faculty at the college. More information on the WCA can always be… Continue Reading

Library to host fall book discussions

Library to host fall book discussions

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Public Library System will offer its annual fall book discussion series beginning in August. The program at Sheridan Fulmer Library, “Immigration: On Becoming an American,” will feature books about the immigrant experience. The discussion group meets at noon in the Fulmer Library Inner Circle and the program is free and… Continue Reading

Local soap company captures the Sheridan experience

Local soap company captures the Sheridan experience

SHERIDAN — Traditional soap goes through a chemical reaction in which lye reacts with oils and saponifies. By using the right amount, there is no lye left over and instead a rich lather bar is created to moisturize and clean skin. The Sheridan Soap Company, though, capitalizes on the soap industry by making a product… Continue Reading

Summer in Sheridan full of fun

You know it’s summer when… It is not difficult to notice the influx of big RVs and camp trailers and other out-of-state licensed vehicles on the interstate, rolling down Main Street and ensconced in the Wally World parking lot and realize that it is summer in Wyoming. Granted we are more likely to focus on… Continue Reading

Antelope Butte hosts third summer festival

Antelope Butte hosts third summer festival

SHERIDAN — The hallmark of the Antelope Butte Recreation Area’s summer season, the Antelope Butte Summer Festival, will enter its third year July 22-24. It’s an event that Antelope Butte Foundation Executive Director Andrew Gast said is for all ages and recreational enthusiasts. Music performances by 10 different bands will be the highlight of the three-day… Continue Reading

Not all stories end happily … and that’s good!

Recently, my wife and I took our two young boys on our first Disneyland vacation.  For those of you that have not been there, Disney’s imagineers have created several rides that allow riders to “live through” the Disney adaptations of many storybook adventures.  To pass the time while waiting in line for one of these… Continue Reading

Shakespeare comes to Sheridan on Sunday

Shakespeare comes to Sheridan on Sunday

SHERIDAN — In just a few days, Shakespeare will come to Sheridan. Shakespeare in the Parks, anyway. Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform William Shakespeare’s “Richard III” and “The Comedy of Errors” during its upcoming summer tour of 61 communities throughout Montana, northern Wyoming, eastern Idaho, western North Dakota and eastern Washington. In Sheridan,… Continue Reading

Sheridan to host writing marathon July 1

Sheridan to host writing marathon July 1

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Writing Project is calling all Sheridan area writers — young, old, veteran and rookie — to join in on a writing marathon on July 1. The group will gather on the Sheridan College campus in the Watt Agricultural Building at 3401 Coffeen Ave. at 1 p.m. People will divide into groups… Continue Reading

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ starts Tandem’s 22nd season

‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.’ starts Tandem’s 22nd season

SHERIDAN — Tandem Productions’ 22nd season at the WYO Theater will kick off this week with “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.” the children’s theater adaption of the six-time Tony Award winning musical and Academy Award winning film, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” Tandem Productions founders and directors Tami and Richard Davis auditioned 100 kids from the Sheridan area;… Continue Reading

Local women earn master craftswoman honors

Local women earn master craftswoman honors

SHERIDAN — Rosemary Denton’s and Mary Krueger’s embroidery designs consist of a cavalcade of colors and shapes, depicting everything from rectangles and crosses to birds and mountains. While most see a captivating view and a beautiful decor, for Krueger and Denton, it marks the end of a long journey. It took six years of constant trial… Continue Reading

SHS choirs prep for last concert of the year

SHS choirs prep for last concert of the year

The Sheridan High School choir is preparing for its “Pops” concert, set to take place at 7 p.m. on May 17 in the high school auditorium. Choir students have been practicing since February for this particular spring concert. The “Pops” in Pops Concert comes from the “popular” music ensemble that choir members sing and the… Continue Reading

Iconic Wild West paintings to be on display at Brinton

Iconic Wild West paintings to be on display at Brinton

Americans and travelers from across the world have always had a love affair with the Wild West. We’re used to images of cowboys riding into a dusty town to take on the black-hat desperado. We know the story ends when they ride off into the sunset. These scenes have become a significant part of American… Continue Reading

Band teaches lessons in financial literacy

Band teaches lessons in financial literacy

SHERIDAN —Sheridan High School got a lesson in financial literacy and an invite to a rock concert when it played host to the rock band, Gooding on its “Funding the Future” tour on April 14. According to the band’s website “Funding the Future” inspires young people with lessons of finance and discipline to help them… Continue Reading

Vince brings creative style to WYO stage

Vince brings creative style to WYO stage

Famous musician Louis Armstrong once said, “If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” Sheridan native Alycia Vince doesn’t have that problem — she knows jazz and she knows it very well. In fact, she knows jazz so well, that she didn’t need to rehearse much for her most recent performance at… Continue Reading

Brinton selling works produced during mountain retreat

Brinton selling works produced during mountain retreat

The paintings and drawings of nine artists who spent a week in July at Sheridan College’s Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus opened for display and purchase Sunday night at The Brinton Museum. “Look at that light he captured — just the touch, that magic little touch,” said Liz Howell, a Brinton Museum regular who came to the… Continue Reading

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