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Apr
26
Wed
Calmus to perform at SC @ Sheridan Collegeq
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the Calmus Vocal Ensemble on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.

This renowned a cappella quintet presents “All the World’s a Stage,” a program of music inspired by the plays and poetry of the immortal bard, William Shakespeare. You will hear songs — all in English — by composers from all over the world ranging across five centuries to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death that should please literary and music enthusiasts alike.

Excerpts from “Twelfth Night,” “Cymbeline,” “Othello” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be interspersed with settings of the sonnets. The concert will conclude with four distinct versions of the poem “Full Fathom Five” from “The Tempest.”

Composers covered will include 16th century Englishmen Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell to contemporary artists like Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Nancy Wertsch, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi and others.

The Calmus Ensemble’s five performers are from the renowned St. Thomas Church Choir School and combine a pure female soprano voice with four male voices ranging from bass to countertenor.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students. They are available through the WYO Theater or at the door. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
27
Thu
VOA fundraiser includes ‘Soup-er Heroes’ theme @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host its annual Filling an Empty Bowl fundraiser April 27.

The event, set to take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, will benefit the local homeless shelter.

The simple meal is meant to mirror a meal one might have in the shelter.

The cost is $25 per family, $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 5 and younger eat for free.

Tickets are available at the door.

For additional information, contact VOA at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

The Brinton to present lecture on Gollings @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will present a gallery talk on artists Hans Kleiber and Bill Gollings on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Chief Curator Kenneth Schuster will give the lecture is in conjunction with the current exhibition “Gollings and Kleiber: In the Classroom.”

The presentation is free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Six Appeal to perform at the WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Six Appeal — a vocal ensemble — will perform at the WYO Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The ensemble will take the audience on a journey that spans decades of music — all performed a cappella.

Tickets to the show cost $26.50 for adults, $24 for seniors and military members and $21 for students.

For additional information on the group, see sixappealvocalband.com.

For tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
28
Fri
Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Apr
29
Sat
Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Prism ‘17 to perform at college @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present Prism ‘17 featuring MEAT on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Joining MEAT will be the Sheridan College Flute Choir, members of the Sheridan College viola da gamba consort and Faculty MEAT.

In the 1980s, the Eastman School of Music initiated what it called a Prism Concert, a nonstop program that showcased many facets of its world-famous music program. Sheridan College continues this musical tradition.

The Sheridan College Music Ensemble of Audio Technology (MEAT) was founded in 2011 to provide an opportunity for ensemble playing to our music tech students who don’t play a band or orchestra instrument. Inspired by the Boulder Laptop Orchestra at Colorado University and the Stanford Laptop Orchestra, the group makes use of handheld devices, laptops, synthesizersand other electronic instruments to create music.

The concert is free and open to the public. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at whitneyarts.org.

SC is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

WYO Theater to host ‘A Tribute to Segovia’ @ WYO Theater
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host “A Tribute to Segovia” by Andy Hackbarth on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Guitar virtuoso Andy Hackbarth will pay tribute to the “Father of the Classical Guitar,” Andres Segovia, through an eclectic musical journey.

Tickets for the show cost $19 for adults, $16.50 for seniors and military members and $13 for students.

The event will take place in the Mars Theater and tickets are general admission.

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, by phone at 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
30
Sun
Lions Club organizes concert @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lions Club has organized a fundraising concert for April 30 at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature the band Yesterdayze, a band that features music from the ‘60s.

The event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Tickets cost $10 apiece. For additional information or tickets, call 751-6800.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

May
9
Tue
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

May
13
Sat
Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.

 
Apr
26
Wed
Calmus to perform at SC @ Sheridan Collegeq
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present the Calmus Vocal Ensemble on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.

This renowned a cappella quintet presents “All the World’s a Stage,” a program of music inspired by the plays and poetry of the immortal bard, William Shakespeare. You will hear songs — all in English — by composers from all over the world ranging across five centuries to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death that should please literary and music enthusiasts alike.

Excerpts from “Twelfth Night,” “Cymbeline,” “Othello” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be interspersed with settings of the sonnets. The concert will conclude with four distinct versions of the poem “Full Fathom Five” from “The Tempest.”

Composers covered will include 16th century Englishmen Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell to contemporary artists like Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Nancy Wertsch, Jaakko Mäntyjärvi and others.

The Calmus Ensemble’s five performers are from the renowned St. Thomas Church Choir School and combine a pure female soprano voice with four male voices ranging from bass to countertenor.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students. They are available through the WYO Theater or at the door. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at www.whitneyarts.org.

Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Apr
27
Thu
VOA fundraiser includes ‘Soup-er Heroes’ theme @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host its annual Filling an Empty Bowl fundraiser April 27.

The event, set to take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds, will benefit the local homeless shelter.

The simple meal is meant to mirror a meal one might have in the shelter.

The cost is $25 per family, $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children 5 and younger eat for free.

Tickets are available at the door.

For additional information, contact VOA at 672-0475.

The Sheridan County Fairgrounds are located at 1753 Victoria St.

The Brinton to present lecture on Gollings @ The Brinton Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BIG HORN — The Brinton Museum will present a gallery talk on artists Hans Kleiber and Bill Gollings on April 27 at 7 p.m.

Chief Curator Kenneth Schuster will give the lecture is in conjunction with the current exhibition “Gollings and Kleiber: In the Classroom.”

The presentation is free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn.

Six Appeal to perform at the WYO Theater @ WYO Theater
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Six Appeal — a vocal ensemble — will perform at the WYO Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The ensemble will take the audience on a journey that spans decades of music — all performed a cappella.

Tickets to the show cost $26.50 for adults, $24 for seniors and military members and $21 for students.

For additional information on the group, see sixappealvocalband.com.

For tickets, stop by the WYO Theater box office, call 672-9084 or see wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
28
Fri
Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Apr
29
Sat
Presbyterian Women to host rummage sale @ First Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Presbyterian Women will host the Spring ABC (attic, basement, closet) sale at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.

The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, a $2 sack sale will take place from 8-11 a.m.

Sale items will include adult and children clothing, shoes, toys, household items and jewelry. No books will be included in the sale.

All proceeds will benefit local mission support. For more information, contact Nancy Cook at 751-6788.

First Presbyterian Church is located at 2121 Colonial Drive.

Prism ‘17 to perform at college @ Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will present Prism ‘17 featuring MEAT on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Joining MEAT will be the Sheridan College Flute Choir, members of the Sheridan College viola da gamba consort and Faculty MEAT.

In the 1980s, the Eastman School of Music initiated what it called a Prism Concert, a nonstop program that showcased many facets of its world-famous music program. Sheridan College continues this musical tradition.

The Sheridan College Music Ensemble of Audio Technology (MEAT) was founded in 2011 to provide an opportunity for ensemble playing to our music tech students who don’t play a band or orchestra instrument. Inspired by the Boulder Laptop Orchestra at Colorado University and the Stanford Laptop Orchestra, the group makes use of handheld devices, laptops, synthesizersand other electronic instruments to create music.

The concert is free and open to the public. Information on this concert and all other Whitney Center for the Arts events can be found at whitneyarts.org.

SC is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

WYO Theater to host ‘A Tribute to Segovia’ @ WYO Theater
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host “A Tribute to Segovia” by Andy Hackbarth on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Guitar virtuoso Andy Hackbarth will pay tribute to the “Father of the Classical Guitar,” Andres Segovia, through an eclectic musical journey.

Tickets for the show cost $19 for adults, $16.50 for seniors and military members and $13 for students.

The event will take place in the Mars Theater and tickets are general admission.

Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, by phone at 672-9084 or online at wyotheater.com.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Apr
30
Sun
Lions Club organizes concert @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Lions Club has organized a fundraising concert for April 30 at 7 p.m.

The concert will feature the band Yesterdayze, a band that features music from the ‘60s.

The event will take place at the Best Western Sheridan Center. Tickets cost $10 apiece. For additional information or tickets, call 751-6800.

The Best Western Sheridan Center is located at 612 N. Main St.

May
9
Tue
Local libraries to host book discussions through spring @ Fulmer Library
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The annual Claire Yorks Spring Book Discussion Series will begin in January at Sheridan County libraries. Story Branch and Tongue River Branch libraries will offer the series “Immigration: On Becoming an American” and Sheridan Fulmer Library will offer “Growing Up in the West.” 

Katie Curtiss will lead discussions at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library and Norleen Healy will lead at Story and Tongue River branches.

Story Branch Library and Tongue River Branch Library will start their discussions in January and Sheridan Fulmer will start its discussions in February. Books are available now at the front desk of each library.

Participants can attend any or all sessions and can also attend sessions at different libraries if they choose. There is no charge for these programs and new participants are welcome.

The schedule for the Fulmer Library:

• Feb. 14 – “English Creek” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Meadow” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 11 – “The Round House” at 6:30 p.m.

• May 9 – “Cowboys and East Indians” at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Story Branch Library:

• Jan. 30 – “The Namesake” at 6:30 p.m.

• Feb. 27 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 6:30 p.m.

• March 27 – “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 6:30 p.m.

• April 24 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for the Tongue River Branch Library:

• Jan. 10 – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” at 4:30 p.m.

• Feb. 7 — “The Book of Unknown Americans” at 4:30 p.m.

• March 14 – “The Namesake” at 4:30 p.m.

• April 25 – “Children of Syria” (video) at 4:30 p.m.

The Claire Yorks Reading and Discussion series is funded by an endowment established at the Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library. Yorks was born in Sheridan to Leroy and Mildred Calkins.

She graduated from high school in Sheridan and moved to Seattle to work in the aircraft industry in World War II. There she met and married her husband, Samuel Yorks.

She finished college and became a social worker in Portland.

When she retired in 1982, the Yorks moved to Sheridan where they were involved community volunteers. Sam Yorks was the first moderator of adult reading and discussion groups at the Fulmer Library in Sheridan.

May
13
Sat
Museum to host gala with former governors @ Sheridan Holiday Inn.
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum has started selling tickets for its annual gala fundraiser. 

The fundraiser, “A View From the Governor’s Mansion,” will take place May 13 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn. 

The program for the evening will feature three former Wyoming governors — Michael Sullivan, James Geringer and David Freduenthal.

The trio will share a little history and their perspective as Wyoming’s chief executive. 

Tickets for the gala are $75 per person and will go on sale March 1 through the WYO Theater box office and the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum mercantile gift shop.

The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m.

After dinner will be the program by the former governors. All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Sheridan County Historical Society and Museum.

For more information, contact museum director John Woodward at 675-1150.