Uplifting October events from Art of Love to Onebeat music
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Catch Teton County Library’s version of a Swap Meet, bid on artful and unique ceramic plates to support Community Entry Services, or discover what a mashup of world music from South Africa to China to Chicago sounds like.
Plan your week by checking out what’s going on in Jackson Hole at DailyWonder.org.
Wednesday, October 11, 6-7:30 pm
What’s Swap Meet? It’s Teton County Library’s new article discussion night that’s “like a book club… but less commitment.” Join guest County Commissioner Mark Newcomb in discussing the article “Jam Every Day” on how governments are addressing modern transportation. Free.
Thursday, October 12, noon-1 pm
The Center welcomes artist Courtney Blazon and her drawings interpreting the cataclysmic eruption of Volcano Tambora in 1815 to the Theater Gallery. Take a break for lunch or come for an opening reception on Friday at 5:30 pm. Free.
Thursday, October 12, 6 pm
Bid on artful and unique ceramic plates created by favorite Jackson artists while enjoying drinks in the Center Lobby. All artists volunteered their time and the event benefits the nonprofit Community Entry Services empowering adults with disabilities. Browse artists plates and get tickets online.
Friday, October 13, 7:30-10:30 pm
OneBeat (a public-private cultural diplomacy initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation) brings together 25 young musicians from 17 different countries. The adventurous musicians collaborate to perform organic mashups of traditional song from Kyrgyzstan, edgy pop from South Africa, politically charged electronic music from Jordan, Chicago hip hop and more. Presented by 89.1 FM KHOL and Center of Wonder at The Center. Preview a video and get tickets.
Saturday, October 14, 7-10 pm
Celebrate the life of Sam Shepard with cocktails, appetizers and a showing of “Fool for Love” in the Black Box Theatre, presented by Off Square Theater and Riot Act Inc. Free event, RSVP requested.
These are only a sample of our community’s events, see them all at DailyWonder.org.
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DailyWonder is a project of Center of Wonder, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for the arts and empowering creative leaders in Jackson Hole.