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May
24
Wed
‘Allegiance’ to show at the WYO @ WYO Theater
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The WYO Theater will host a showing of “Allegiance” on May 24 at 6:30 p.m.

The film is a version of a Broadway musical about a family living through the Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II.

Tickets are $11.75 apiece and are available at the WYO Theater box office or website, wyotheater.com. A daytime showing is also planned for junior high and high school students.

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

Jun
3
Sat
Wyoming Baroque concert @ Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts will celebrate art and music Friday with a concert by Wyoming Baroque.
Wyoming Baroque brings together nationally-known artists specializing in historically informed performances of 17th and 18th century repertoire as well contemporary compositions featuring instruments built to the same specifications. While the performers are based throughout the country, the ensemble is in residence at Sheridan College.
The concert will feature a brand new work, “The Temple,” by Sheridan’s own Mark Elliot Bergman. The Temple is based upon a H.P. Lovecraft’s short story first published in Pulp magazine in 1925. The story tells of a German U-boat officer named Altberg-Ehrenstein during World War I. After sinking a British freighter, the German U-boat crew finds an ancient, carved, ivory pendant on the body of a dead British sailor. One of the officers decides to keep the carving and soon after, members of the crew begin to go mad.
Concert tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students; they are available through the WYO Theater box office. More information can be found at WhitneyArts.org.

Jun
9
Fri
Cowboys in Concert @ WYO Theater
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Andy Nelson and Brenn Hill — Cowboys in Concert — will perform at the WYO Theater at 7 p.m. Friday.

Hill is a singer/songwriter, while Nelson is an energetic and high-spirited cowboy poet. Together they bring the Western way of life to the stage.

Tickets for the event are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students.

Tickets may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office, online at wyotheater.com or by phone at 672-9084.

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

Jun
10
Sat
Hay Daze @ Buckshot Saloon
Jun 10 all-day

RANCHESTER — The Buckshot Saloon in Ranchester will host Hay Daze on Saturday.

The inaugural event will begin with a parade through Ranchester at 10 a.m.

The event will also include Kona Ice, booths for children, food and drink specials.

The InstaGators and Tris Munsick and the Innocents will perform, with music starting at 5:30 p.m.

The Buckshot Saloon is located at 719 Dayton St. in Ranchester.

Universal Language of Birds @ Ucross Foundation
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

UCROSS — For bird lovers and art lovers alike, Saturday will provide an opportunity to experience a combination of the two, through a series of events at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery. 

To celebrate the opening of the exhibition “The Universal Language of Birds” by Christina Baal, a day of festivities will take place, building connections between people, art, science, birds and all of the natural world.

Events will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a morning talk on birding and nature journaling, and guided bird walks on the Ucross Ranch, culminating with an artist’s talk and gallery reception starting at noon.

Dr. Jackie Canterbury, President of Bighorn Audubon, will join Christina Baal to lead the day’s activities.

Inspired by Baal’s dedication to public engagement, the exhibition will also include bird-related art submitted by the local community, such as a painting by Worland artist Victoria Bales, and from the national Ucross community, such as poems by Pittsburgh poet and Ucross fellow J.C. Todd.

The community art will also be catalogued online at www.drawingtenthousandbirds.com, a website created by Baal intended to develop a community of “citizen artists.”

The following is the schedule of events:

• 9 a.m. — doors open at the Ucross Art Gallery

• 9:30-10 a.m., presentation by Baal and Canterbury, with tips on birding and nature journaling

• 10 a.m. to noon — Guided bird walks led by Baal and Canterbury, starting from Big Red 

• Noon — gallery reception begins

• 1 p.m. — Artist talk by Baal

• 3 p.m. — reception concludes

Morning participants will receive nature journals and a copies of “Recognizing 10 Common Birds of Ucross and Wyoming,” created by Baal for the event. Participants should wear weather appropriate attire and binoculars are recommended (a few will be on hand for guest use).

The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery is located one-half mile east of the intersection of Highways 14 and 16 East in Ucross.

For more information, call 737-2291 or email info@ucross.org. 

Jun
17
Sat
American Legion jam session @ American Legion
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The American Legion will have a jam session Saturday at the post home from 7-11 p.m.

Mountain Rose will perform at the facility located at 137 N. Brooks St.

Jun
18
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Polka Club
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet Sunday from 1-5 p.m. at the Elks Lodge.

Just Us Two of Billings, Montana, will provide the music. 

The Elks Lodge is located at 45 W. Brundage St.

Jul
2
Sun
Band at Kendrick Park @ Kendrick Park
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band from Colorado Springs, Colorado, will perform a free concert in Kendrick Park on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free and is part of the group’s Independence Day Celebration Tour through South Dakota and Wyoming. The concert is open to the public.

The afternoon will feature a diverse repertoire that celebrates the patriotic spirit of the American people and the Air Force’s 70th birthday, and will pay special tribute to veterans.

The United States Air Force Academy Concert Band represents the Air Force Academy, the leading institution for educating, training and inspiring men and women to become officers of character. The Concert Band is composed of 55 active duty Air Force professionals and is one of nine Academy Band ensembles.

Sep
6
Wed
Step Afrika! @ Whitney Center for the Arts
Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College will host a performance by Step Afrika on Sept. 6 at 9 p.m.
Step Afrika is a dance company dedicated to the African American tradition of “stepping.”
Tickets for the event cost $21 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students (balcony seating only). Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office, at wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.
The Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

 

Nov
11
Sat
Lancifer @ The WYO Theater
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Lancifer will perform at the WYO Theater on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Lancifer has performed in Wyoming, Tennessee, Germany and Thailand, among other places. 

He’ll return to Sheridan with special guest Luka Sol.

Tickets for the show cost $20.50 per adults, $17 per senior and $12.50 per students. Tickets are available online at wyotheater.com, at the theater box office and by phone at 672-9084.

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