THIS WEEK: 8.7.13 – 8.13.13

By on August 6, 2013


80713thisweekFacing the wave

Wyoming author Gretel Ehrlich speaks about her return to the Tohoku coast just a few short months after the devastating tsunami in 2011.

“Facing the Wave” A journey in the wake of the tsunami, 7 p.m., Wednesday, at Ordway Auditorium. Free. 733-2164.


WED 8.7 to SUN 8.11

NYC Ballet

The world class NYC Ballet dancers are back, offering classes, lectures, demonstrations, and performances at the Center for the Arts.

New York City Ballet MOVES, Wednesday to Sunday at the Center for the Arts. Prices vary.



Mix’d media

An evening of printmaking, music, beer, and tasty eats in celebration of the Amazing Animals exhibit.

Mix’d Media, 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Free to members, $5 cover.



BRAVO! party

Mark your calendar, because you won’t want to miss Bravo!’s post-concert party in celebration of its fundraising success.

GTMF Bravo! Party, 8 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, in Teton Village. Free. 732-9956.



Art is Life

Check out more than 100 of Jackson local Remy Milosky’s original paintings and drawings at his first solo exhibit this Saturday night.

“Art is Life” opening, 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, at Intencions Gallery. Free.

 Running with purpose

This 5k and 10k race supports the Dick Jennings Memorial High School Art Scholarship. T-shirt, goody bag, and live music provided.

Dick Jennings Memorial Run, 9:30 a.m., Saturday, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. $20 pre-registration, $25 day of race.

Inaugural CAREnival

Head to Alpine this Saturday and support the Greg Seay Cancer Treatment Fund with live music, silent auctions, raffles and more.

Inaugural CAREnival, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Donn Wooden Civic Center. Prices vary. 413-3120.

 Artists in the environment

Watch painting demonstrations provided by Wendell Field as he captures the natural beauty of Grand Teton National Park.

Artists in the Environment, 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, at GTNP’s Cunningham Cabin Historic Site. Free.



Trek West with John Davis

Trekker John Davis promotes wildlife preservation at the Center for the Arts before he hikes from Mexico to Alaska.

Trek West Community Celebration, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Center for the Arts. 733-9417;

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