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This Week In Jackson Hole!

When you have a women’s adventure film tour, Chicago the musical, a playwright competition and cooking classes, you know it’s an incredible arts week in Jackson Hole!

#WonderWednesday, March 6th

Photography lovers, on Wednesday, March 6th join Jackson Hole News & Guide photographers, Brad Boner, Ryan Dorgan and former intern Amber Baesler as they share some of their top images from the year and talk about what it’s like to be a photojournalist at paper.  Each attendee will receive one raffle ticket and be entered to win large photo prints taken by the Jackson Hole News & Guide staff. The event will be held at the National Museum of Wildlife Art at 6:30 pm.

The Women’s Adventure Film Tour has arrived in the USA for the first time ever and you can catch it a Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 pm.

Women’s Adventure Film Tour features some of the world’s most inspiring women in adventure – climbing, mountaineering, skiing, diving, mountain biking, surfing and more. This festival is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things and promotes diversity and inclusion in the outdoor industry.

Riot Act Inc.’s second production of their 16th season lands with a bang with their first musical in six years. Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins, Fred Ebb, John Kander, and Bob Fosse, running March 7-9 & 14-16 at 7:30 pm, at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village. 

In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess”, Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal. ~ Samuel French

The Art Association is holding a Drapery and the Figure class on Saturday, March 9th from 10:30 – 12:30 pm.  Join instructor Henry Williams for an intro or refresher figure study class with a focus on the addition of drapery with a figure. This series runs through March 16.   All skill levels are welcome and basic materials and modeling fee are included in the class.

For the aspiring playwrights in the valley, bring your one-act plays to read aloud with a group and get feedback on Monday, March 11th at 6 pm at the Library.  And, you don’t need to be a playwright or theater aficionado to attend, all are welcome to listen and share their opinion.   Riot Act will be hosting a New Play Festival and script the deadline March 31.

If you have want to learn how to cook authentic Thai food, Central Wyoming College has just the class for you on Tuesday, March 12th at 6:00 pm.  Attendees will create chicken galanga soup, beef, lamb and steamed jasmine rice. There will be a discussion on Thai flavors and the important of using the right ingredients to get the authentic flavor. The cooking methods that will be featured are simmering, sauté, and steaming. This promises to be a TASTY dinner!

For more arts and cultural events in Jackson Hole, visit www.dailywonder.org.