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Dana works on display at Brinton

April 19, 2013

SHERIDAN — Fra Dana is the subject of “Fra Dana: American Impressionist in the Rockies” which presents Dana’s work alongside artists she collected and regarded as her teachers and mentors such as Alfred Maurer, William Merritt Chase and Joseph Henry Sharp. The Brinton Museum in Big Horn has announced a major exhibition featuring Wyoming’s as Read More

Banff Film Festival brings extreme to the screen

SHERIDAN — The Fourth Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival, sponsored by the Wyoming Wilderness Association, will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the WYO Theater. “The Banff Mountain Film Festival is put on by the Banff Centre in Alberta every early November,” explained WWA’s Edith Heyward, who organizes the festival. “Then out of the Read More

Clifford the Big Red Dog coming to Fulmer April 24

April 17, 2013

SHERIDAN — Wyoming PBS is celebrating the Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, with the help of Clifford the Big Red Dog. Clifford will be at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle on April 24 at 10 a.m. Wyoming PBS Read More

Wyo. Wilderness Association seeking art submissions

March 21, 2013

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Wilderness Association is offering local and regional artists and musicians an opportunity to donate their talent to the seventh annual “Miniature art and music auction — Celebrating our wild earth.” Donations can be miniature works of art (finished and framed — no larger than 6-by-8 inches) and “mini-concerts” (up to 90 minutes).

‘Speakeasy’ party set for March 23 at Black Tooth

SHERIDAN — The Kendrick Mansion, located on the grounds of the Trail End State Historic Site, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. The mansion was built for John B. Kendrick, who would later become governor and a U.S. senator, and was finished in July 1913.

Spring Pinterest workshop April 6 at Sheridan College Main St.

SHERIDAN — April’s Pinterest-inspired craft workshop will be all about spring. The workshop will be April 6 from 9-11 a.m. at Sheridan College Main Street, 171 N. Main St.Spring is a time for gardening, home decorating and spring cleaning. This workshop will cover tips and ideas to renew your home and welcome the sun. This Read More

‘Lincoln’ movie to be shown at Fulmer Library

SHERIDAN — A special movie to accompany the traveling exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” will be shown April 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library Inner Circle.This is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and presented by the American Library Association and the National Constitution Center.

Theatrical musings

For this entry, I find myself at something of a personal cooling period before my annual push to get a play ready for the high school. So, I’ll use this space to remind you of upcoming events, as well as a theatrical musing that’s currently on my mind.

Theatre guild revamps ‘Good Man Charlie Brown’

SHERIDAN — In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Broadway production “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown: The Musical” the WYO Theater and Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild are bringing the beloved play to local audiences. Director Pat Tomsovic said the play has actually been performed by the guild once before, 40 years ago. However, Read More

SC professor giving Swedish fiddling presentation

March 14, 2013

SHERIDAN — A presentation of Swedish folk music will be March 21 at the C-Tel Hall at Sheridan CollegeThis presentation will include personal stories and Swedish folktales by Keri De Deo. DeDeo is a classically trained violinist who lived in Sweden for one year while learning to play Swedish folk music on violin.

The ‘Gruffalo’ at the WYO April 2

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater’s Children’s Educational and Family Series presents Tall Stories Company’s “The Gruffalo” at the WYO Theater on April 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. Britain’s most prized children’s theater company brings the beloved story of the magical Gruffalo and a very brave mouse.

SC Festival of Cultures set for March 22, tickets on sale

SHERIDAN — Tickets are now on sale for Sheridan College’s annual Festival of Cultures. The festival will be March 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Sheridan College’s Golden Dome. The Festival of Cultures is a chance to experience food and entertainment from around the world.

SC students make trip to Calif.

Recently, 10 lucky theater students from Sheridan College were able to attend this year’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ American College Theater FestivaL in Sacramento, Calif.During the week-long event, they competed in an acting competition, saw many college, university and professional plays, attended theater workshops and lectures, and made many academic and Read More

Easter Seals players performing a Western whodunnit

SHERIDAN — A body — Mr. Body, in fact — has been found dead in Dodge City.Somebody did it. But who? Was it Mr. Green, Colonel Mustard or Mrs. Peacock?

Sheridan has talent in abundance

March 9, 2013

By Dave Munsick We’re all real proud of our town, and with good reason. We have the perfect sized place to live in where most of us know the people that we want to know. We have access to an airport, a college, an award winning YMCA, a superb library system, forward thinking politicians, tangible Read More

‘Behind the Scenes’ in March at Sheridan County Museum

SHERIDAN — The March 16 “Behind the Scenes Saturday” at the Sheridan County Museum will provide an opportunity to view the museum’s newest exhibits during their installation process. Attendees can help the museum staff evaluate how the exhibits are coming together by sharing thoughts and questions. Those interested should stop by the museum between 10 Read More

UW professors present show at Sagebrush Art Center

SHERIDAN — Sagebrush Community Art Center presents the work of husband and wife art professors from the University of Wyoming, in the show entitled, “Affinities: Works by Leah Hardy and Mark Ritchie.” The exhibition runs from March 8-April 13 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center’s Main Gallery at the Historic Train Depot, 201 E. 5th Read More

Fort Mackenzie students performing two plays

SHERIDAN — The Fort Mackenzie High School drama students will be giving two performances of two plays on March 14 and 15 in the Carriage House Theater behind the Trail’s End Museum. Both plays are short one-act productions that will be presented each night beginning at 7 p.m. Eleven Fort Mackenzie students have been preparing Read More

Vince brings her vocal talent back to Sheridan

March 1, 2013

SHERIDAN — It’s been said that jazz music is 95 percent head knowledge and 5 percent improvisation. Stepping out from the ensemble and using voice or instrument to dance solo — to bend, shake and syncopate as the soul moves — is accomplished solely when the musician knows exactly what she is doing. In many Read More

Friday’s Events

February 8, 2013

 7:30 p.m., “A Nice Family Gathering” play, Carriage House Theatre, 419 Delphi Ave., adults $15, seniors, active military and students $12.

Little Miss Wyo. preliminary ‘Be My Valentine’ pageant Sat.

SHERIDAN – The annual “Be My Valentine” pageant will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Sheridan Holiday Inn atrium. The pageant is for girls from newborns to age 15 and is one of the preliminary pageants for the Little Miss Wyoming program. The age groups for the competitions are 0-2, 3-4, Read More

‘Casino Rotarale’ Black Tie Bingo Saturday at Kalif Shrine

February 7, 2013

SHERIDAN – The Sheridan Rotary Club will host its annual Black Tie Bingo on Saturday. “It is rotary’s biggest fundraiser for the year,” said Beth Holsinger, chair of the planning committee. “It is kind of unique out of all the fundraisers in town. It is a pretty fun one and we get pretty good compliments Read More

New year brings new resolution

January 10, 2013

It’s New Year’s again, and traditionally, it’s time for reflection and change. This time of year, millions of Americans resolve to lose weight and live healthier lives. Myriad diets abound. An internet search reveals more than 57 million results, so how do people decide which plan is best for them? Well, in Sheridan, a support Read More

Art classes to be held at Sagebrush Community Art center

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will offer a variety of art classes and workshops beginning in January. These classes and workshops are open to all community members. For more information or to register, call 674-1970, or stop by the depot at 201 E. 5th Street.

ZooZoo at the WYO Theater Jan. 23

January 3, 2013

SHERIDAN — Imago Theatre, based in Portland, Ore., will perform their hit “ZooZoo” at the WYO Theater on Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The play combines vaudeville, mime, dance, acrobatics and illusions. The playful show consists of a series of short vignettes accompanied by fun music and colorful lighting. Featured characters in the January performance Read More

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