Category Archives: Scene

CTG to present ‘American Hero’

CTG to present ‘American Hero’

SHERIDAN — The Civic Theatre Guild will perform “American Hero,” a dark comedy written by Bess Wohl and directed by Chip King, at the Carriage House Theater. “American Hero” takes place in a franchise submarine sandwich shop in a strip mall of an unnamed American city. The story revolves around the three main characters and… Continue Reading

Standing ovation

A beautiful body is traditionally one that has not been marred by the hazards of living.  A newborn baby or an air-brushed model may each project perfection in the moment that they exist; their appearance, however, in no way reflects any depth to their lives.  A beautiful life is one that has been lived to the… Continue Reading

Occidental jam celebrates 10 years

Occidental jam celebrates 10 years

BUFFALO — The famous Occidental Hotel Thursday night jam is celebrating 10 years of weekly musical community gatherings and an anniversary concert is planned for Oct.15 in Buffalo. The special More Than Music celebration concert will feature award winning artists Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum, local favorite Jalan Crossland, hit songwriters Brice Long and Kostas,… Continue Reading

Community partnerships to promote visual arts

SAGE continues to look for ways to partner with local artists, businesses, and nonprofit entities to support and enhance the visual arts in our community and surrounding region.  This month we have a fun and unique exhibit in our SAGE gallery that you’re sure to enjoy. The exhibit is curated by internationally known ceramics artist, … Continue Reading

Classics, out-of-the-box shows planned

Classics, out-of-the-box shows planned

SHERIDAN — Fall signals a lot of things to a lot of people. It means the start of school, the reappearance of pumpkin spice everything and the beginning of theater seasons. For the WYO Theater, the 2016-2017 season will be a busy one. It includes nearly 30 performances, screenings of films and live broadcasts from… Continue Reading

Inspired by Oregon

In early October, several Ucross Foundation staffers will make a trek to Portland, Oregon, to participate in the annual conference of the Alliance of Artist Communities. Ruth Salvatore, Ucross residency manager; Tracey Kikut, program associate; and I have planned a packed schedule of arts events to attend, kicking off with a reception at the Portland… Continue Reading

Upcoming fall workshops, local foods expo planned

Upcoming fall workshops, local foods expo planned

SHERIDAN — While the beginning of fall signals the end for the outdoor growing season, Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery staff knows the work isn’t quite done yet. To that end, the greenhouse will host a number of fall workshops in coming months — many of which are free. In addition, a Local Foods Expo and… Continue Reading

At the Whitney Center for the Arts…

At the Whitney Center for the Arts…

While Sheridan College students and faculty have been enjoying their new studios and rehearsal spaces since school began in August, the Whitney Center for the Arts is pleased to announce to the community that public events begin this coming week in the Edward A. Whitney Gallery. The gallery will be open Mondays through Fridays from… Continue Reading

Kicking off a new season of art

Kicking off a new season of art

SHERIDAN — As the school year settles in, singers, dancers and musicians at local schools are getting ready for the big stage. Sheridan High School  The Sheridan High School performing arts department has already set up a preliminary schedule for its 2016-17 school year. The choir will host its first performance on Oct. 25. Ashley… Continue Reading

Back to school means opportunity for art

The new box of crayons have the points worn down a bit. Back packs are now filled with books and homework. Flashing lights in school zones remind us to slow down at certain times of the day. New back-to-school clothes have been through a laundry room. All that plus a nip in the morning air… Continue Reading

New theater company comes to Sheridan

New theater company comes to Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Aaron Odom knows Sheridan’s theater scene. It’s an area of community activity in which he has played a part, literally. Since moving back to the area from Seattle several years ago, Odom has acted in and directed several plays in Sheridan. Now, he’ll tackle a new challenge — getting his theater company, Trident… Continue Reading

Get digital at local libraries

Check out and enjoy library materials in the comfort of your own home! The Sheridan County Public Library System offers several databases that provide patrons with the ability to check out digital books and magazines without leaving their homes. This service is available to anyone holding a Sheridan County library card, including patrons in Clearmont,… Continue Reading

InstaGators to perform at Rock the Vote

InstaGators to perform at Rock the Vote

SHERIDAN — Elections are serious business. They determine the future of our country and the direction in which our society will head. But, that doesn’t mean elections can’t include some fun. That’s why The Sheridan Press hopes to bring a little fun to the 2016 election season with live music, yard games, food and drink… Continue Reading

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

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