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THE CENTER PRESENTS

SUMMER - FA L L 2019

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CENTER RESIDENTS

Explore the enriching variety of programs and events coming this winter to our creative campus.

ART ASSOCIATION OF JACKSON HOLE

CENTER PRESENTS

CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Discover the extraordinary artists, musicians, and speakers taking the stage this season at The Center Theater.

CENTER OF WONDER

CAMPUS EXHIBITIONS See the lineup for The Center Theater Gallery The Center Courtyard, and The Center Park.

CATHEDRAL VOICES CHAMBER CHOIR

CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE - JACKSON CAMPUS DANCERS’ WORKSHOP JACKSON HOLE COMMUNITY BAND

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CENTER SPONSORS Meet the local businesses and organizations whose generous support make this season possible.

JACKSON COMMUNITY THEATER JACKSON HOLE CHORALE JACKSON HOLE COMMUNITY RADIO JACKSON HOLE PUBLIC ART JACKSON WILD

TICKETS

JACKSON HOLE WRITERS

VISIT JHCENTERFORTHEARTS.ORG OR CALL THE CENTER BOX OFFICE AT 307.733.4900

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The Center Box Office is located on campus at 265 South Cache Street in downtown Jackson. It is open for business and customer support Monday through Friday, 12 - 5 PM and two hours prior to ticketed performances.

PARTNERS JACKSON HOLE

OFF SQUARE THEATRE COMPANY

RIOT ACT, INC TETON COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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WYOMING HUMANITIES/THINKWY


JUNE

AIRS ON WEDNESDAYS FIRST, BUT LAST PODCAST Presented by Wyoming Humanities/ThinkWY

10 THE CENTER BENEFIT WITH THE AVETT BROTHERS Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM

5 SNARKY PUPPY WITH ROOSEVELT COLLIER Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM

18 DANCERS’ WORKSHOP GALA BENEFIT FEATURING MALPASO DANCE COMPANY Presented by Dancers’ Workshop The Center Park, The Center Theater, and The Center Theater Lobby / 5:30PM

8 ALL THAT’S LEFT BEHIND EXHIBIT OPENINGS Presented by The Center’s 2019 Creative in Residence Jeff Stein The Art Association Gallery, The Center Theater Gallery, and The Center Courtyard / 6:30-8PM

20 MALPASO DANCE COMPANY Presented by Dancers’ Workshop The Center Theater / 8PM

8 RISING APPALACHIA Presented by The Center’s 2019 Creative in Residence Jeff Stein The Center Theater / 8PM 9 ALL THAT’S LEFT BEHIND ARTIST TALK: ART AS CATALYST Presented by The Center’s 2019 Creative in Residence Jeff Stein The Center Theater Lobby / 11:30AM-1PM 24 PATTY GRIFFIN WITH SPECIAL GUEST CARRIE RODRIGUEZ Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 27-29 JACKSON HOLE WRITER’S CONFERENCE Presented by Jackson Hole Writers The Center / Locations vary

JULY 5-7, 11-14 THIN AIR SHAKESPEARE “AS YOU LIKE IT” Presented by Off Square Theatre Company The Center Amphitheater / 7:30PM

29 SHAKEY GRAVES Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 7/30 - 8/5 KHOL SUMMER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE Presented by 89.1 KHOL 89.1 KHOL Studios / Ongoing

AUGUST 5 LAKE STREET DIVE WITH SPECIAL GUEST YOLA Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 12 THE MIDSUMMER MELT WITH PORTUGAL. THE MAN Presented by Alpine Science Institute of CWC, Protect Our Winters, and The Center The Center Theater / 7:30PM 17 DAVID DORFMAN DANCE Presented by Dancers’ Workshop The Center Theater / 8PM

25 NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND WITH SPECIAL GUEST COYOTE BROTHER Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM

SEPTEMBER 9 THE HOOTENANNY Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 7PM 25-29 JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL Presented by Jackson Wild The Center Theater / Times vary

OCTOBER 2 THE 22ND ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 5 FARM TO FORK FESTIVAL Presented by Central Wyoming College and Slow Food in the Tetons The Center Theater & Lobby / 11AM - 9PM 11 KEB’ MO’ SOLO WITH SPECIAL GUEST JONTAVIOUS WILLIS Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 15 ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 8PM 20 SECRETS OF THE SIMPSONS WITH MIKE REISS Presented by The Center The Center Theater / 6PM 3


SNARKY PUPPY WITH SPECIAL GUEST ROOSEVELT COLLIER THE LAST FOUR YEARS HAVE BROUGHT DRAMATIC CHANGES for Snarky Puppy. After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/ New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all three of the band’s Grammy Awards would indicate (Best R&B

Performance in 2014, Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2016 and 2017), Snarky Puppy isn’t exactly a jazz band. It’s not a fusion band, and it’s definitely not a jam band. It’s probably best to take Nate Chinen of the New York Times’ advice, as stated in an online discussion about the group, to “take them for what they are, rather than judge them for what they’re not.”

JUNE 05

8PM $75-95

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JUNE 24

PATTY GRIFFIN

8PM $49-69

WITH SPECIAL GUEST CARRIE RODRIGUEZ PATTY GRIFFIN IS AMONG THE MOST consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores the intimate moments and universal emotions that bind us together. Over the course of two decades, the Grammy Award winner – and seven-time nominee – has crafted nine classic studio albums and two live collections, a remarkable body of work in progress that prompted the New York Times to hail her for “writing cameo-carved songs that create complete emotional portraits of specific people… Her songs have independent lives that continue in your head when the music ends.”

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FEATURING THE

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The Avett Brothers will be the featured performers at The Center Benefit on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in The Center Theater. The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut “I and Love and You� landing at 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnering critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, Paste, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and TIME. The Avett Brothers continue to be revered as one of the top folk-rock acts in the nation.


JULY 29

SHAKEY GRAVES

8PM $52-72

AUSTIN-BASED ALEJANDRO ROSE-GARCIA burst onto the scene armed with a guitar and suitcase kick drum as Shakey Graves in 2011. In December 2017, Shakey Graves proclaimed on his Twitter page, “Next album. New sound. Sell your suspenders.” The tweet was tongue-in-cheek, but Alejandro Rose-Garcia was making a dead-serious point about his latest album, Can’t Wake Up. This ambitious, audacious work heralds an artistic metamorphosis for the 30-year-old veteran, whose risk-taking in painting outside the lines has been rewarded tenfold. Shakey’s been categorized as an Americana singer/songwriter, thanks to his traditionally rooted songs, fluent acoustic-guitar picking, and Texas roots. Indeed, Shakey was named Best Emerging Artist at the 2015 Americana Music Awards. But that tag will undoubtedly be dismissed as restrictive and irrelevant once this righteously radical new album gets digested by critics and discerning listeners.

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LAKE STREET DIVE WITH SPECIAL GUEST YOLA

WITH THEIR SINGULAR MIX OF SOUL AND R&B AND WHOLEHEARTED ROCK & ROLL, Lake Street Dive makes music that’s timeless yet immediate, exuberant yet reflective. In the 15 years since their formation, the band’s infectious vitality has only magnified in appeal, as proven with the release of their 2018 album Free Yourself Up. Along with earning lavish acclaim, the Boston-bred act’s most recent full-length debuted in the top ten on the Billboard 200, and spent a virtually unprecedented seven-and-ahalf months on the non-commercial radio charts. Known for their kinetic live shows, Lake Street Dive embarked on a headlining tour of Europe in April. With plans to record new music later this year, the band will also hit the road for a run with The Avett Brothers this summer.

AUG 05

8PM $47-67

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THE MIDSUMMER MELT WITH PORTUGAL. THE MAN

AUG 12 7:30PM $65-95

PREVENTING THE MELTING OF GLACIERS THROUGH THE MELTING OF FACES. Join us for an evening featuring a discussion of the impacts that climate change has on us in our own back yard. Featuring short films, conversation, and most importantly, music, “Glaciers of the Winds” is a documentary film that captures the Alpine Science Institute’s Interdisciplinary Climate Change Expedition (ICCE). In this film, scientists have documented the recession of glaciers in the Wind River Mountains, and its effects on farmers, ranchers, wildlife, and beyond. The focus of these impacts will culminate in an intimate performance by Portugal. The Man. Proceeds benefit the Alpine Science Institute of Central Wyoming College and Protect Our Winters (POW). Winter is coming, let’s make sure it never ends.

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NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND WITH SPECIAL GUESTS COYOTE BROTHER

AUG 25 8PM $65-75

WITH A REFRESHED LINEUP AND NEWFOUND energy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band remains one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music. Following an extended 50th anniversary tour, the ensemble grew to a six-piece in 2018 for the first time since their early jug band days. Today, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band consists of Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter, and Jim Photoglo – a friend of the band whose credits include touring and recording with Carole King, Dan Fogelberg, and Vince Gill. Newest members Jaime Hanna and Ross Holmes bring years of experience to the band. All six members also sing, and when their voices merge, the harmonies add a powerful new component for the legendary band. 10


THE HOOTENANNY JOIN JACKSON’S ALL-TIME FAVORITE FOLK musicians for a special performance on The Center’s stage. Once a year, the Hootenanny trades in its usual Monday-night venue in Moose, WY, and performs an in-town version of the long-running tradition. Talented pickers, founding performers, longtime stalwarts, and special friends take the stage to perform covers and originals – all acoustically. The Hootenanny began in the 1950s and continues to be a home for some of Jackson’s best musicians. The Center yearly gathering allows Jackson-based talent to belt out their tunes on the large stage and share the magic captured in front on the Tetons with a packed house. Past artists include Bill Briggs, Hank Phibbs, Dan Thomasma, and Byron Tomingas.

SEPT 09 7PM $12

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OCT 02 7PM $15

THE 22ND ANNUAL MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

MANHATTAN SHORT IS NOT A TOURING Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films and great artists to great venues and allows the audiences to select their favorites. Join us September 26 to October 6, 2019, when over 100,000 film lovers in over 350 cities across six continents gather for one reason… to view and vote on the Finalists’ Films in the 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.

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KEB’ MO’ SOLO

WITH SPECIAL GUEST JONTAVIOUS WILLIS

OCT 11

8PM $48-68

IT ALL TOOK OFF FOR KEB’ MO’ IN 1994 with the self-titled release under his newly coined Keb’ Mo’ moniker, and over the years, he has proven that he is a musical force that defies typical genre labels. Album after album garnered him four Grammy Awards and a producer/ engineer/artist Grammy Award Certificate for his track on the 2001 Country Album of the Year, Hank Williams Tribute – Timeless. He has received 11 Grammy Nominations, including Country Song of the Year for “I Hope,” co-written with The Dixie Chicks, and three alone for his 2014 self-produced release, BLUESAmericana including Americana Album of the Year. Keb’ has also been awarded 11 Blues Foundation Awards and 6 BMI Awards for his work in TV & Film.

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ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES

OCT 15 8PM $47-57

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ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES FORMED IN 2012, releasing their debut album Half the City in 2014 and its follow up Sea of Noise to much acclaim. Those strong efforts helped place them on the national scene, and the band worked hard to prove they were no mere retro-soul band—from touring the world relentlessly, including being selected to open for The Rolling Stones and headlining two nights at the Ryman Auditorium, to

TV appearances including The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and Austin City Limits. Paul Janeway’s fearless showmanship, thoughtful lyrics, and dedication to his performance soon became the band’s calling card, paired with the inventive and skillful direction of co-band leader Jesse Phillips, and a full eight-man roster comprised of the best young instrumentalists in the South.


Secrets of the

OCT 20

6PM $18-35

Simpsons WITH MIKE REISS MIKE REISS HAS WON FOUR EMMY AWARDS DURING HIS THIRTY years writing for The Simpsons. Mr. Reiss is an award-winning speaker and has lectured in over 500 venues in twenty-two countries. In this hilarious presentation, richly illustrated with rare cartoon clips, he shares secrets, stories, and scandals from his three decades with the show. He also discusses how a man with no children somehow wrote twenty children’s books, as well as two dozen animated films from Ice Age to Minions.

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A L L T H AT ’ S L E F T B E H I N D

AARON TAYLOR KUFFNER: THE GAMELATRON GANDABERUNDA

SHRINE: EXPANSION TOWERS

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 EXHIBIT OPENINGS The Art Association Gallery, The Center Theater Gallery, and The Center Courtyard 6:30-8PM / Free and Open to the Public RISING APPALACHIA The Center Theater / 8PM / Ticketed $30-40

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ARTIST TALK: ART AS CATALYST Featuring Shrine, Aaron Taylor Kuffner, and Mia Dungeon The Center Theater Lobby / 11:30am-1pm / Free and Open to the Public


THE CENTER CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE

MIA DUNGEON: DESERT BLOOM

RISING APPALACHIA

CURATED BY JEFF STEIN AS THE 2019 CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM, ALL THAT’S LEFT BEHIND is a collection of world class artists coming together to create large-scale immersive art installations on The Center Campus. The Center’s Creative in Residence program provides support and space for visiting artists on The Center campus. The goal of the program is to help create a vibrant campus and provide multidisciplinary experiences that engage community members and visitors. 17


TOWN ENCLOSURE PAVILION

JACKSON HOLE PUBLIC ART PROPOSED THE CONCEPT OF A PAVILION AS BOTH A DRAMATIC SCULPTURE AND AN accessible venue to activate The Center Park as the 2018 Creative in Residence. This residency provides support and space to highlight an interdisciplinary large-scale creative endeavor which results in an impactful and inspiring end product. Carney Logan Burke Architects’ Town Enclosure design was selected and JH Public Art oversaw the entire fabrication and installation of the project. The enclosure is a circular composition of timber panels anchored by a custom steel base, which offers both transparent and opaque views depending on one’s position and perspective. The Town Enclosure Pavilion is a sculpture and a free venue for community groups, non-profits, and artists. To reserve the space contact Oona Doherty: oona@jhcenterforthearts.org 18


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