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Writing the Rockies
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Date: July 18, 9:00 am
Details: In its 19th year, Writing the Rockies is one of the largest and most diverse writers’ conferences in the region with workshops and discussions in nonfiction, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, publishing and more. This year's presenters include Mark Todd, recent recipient of the Karen Chamberlain Award for Lifetime Achievement in Colorado Poetry; Patrick Pexton, former Ombudsman of the Washington Post; Michaela Roessner, noted novelist and Western's Graduate Program in Creative Writing faculty member; playwright and actor Kim Nuzzo, who will perform an original one-man play about Walt Whitman - Multitudes; and seminar on writing rhyming children's picture books by four-time Emmy winner Mike Reiss. To view the full schedule visit www.western.edu/writing-rockies-annual-conference
 

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Wednesday, Jul 18
   
 
WRITING THE ROCKIES
9:00am,
In its 19th year, Writing the Rockies is one of the largest and most diverse writers’ conferences in the region with workshops and discussions more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
OPEN WHEEL THROWING
9:00am, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Open Wheel Throwing Join a weekly three-hour session with instruction on the wheel. Start your own journey into the joy of clay, or continue to the more...
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
PLEIN AIR OIL PAINTING WITH DAWN COHEN
9:00am-1:00pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Local oil painter, Dawn Cohen, shares her expertise in plein air oil painting over three Mondays this July. Dawn is well known for her plein air more...
   
 
FILM
THE KING
Crested Butte Film Festival
8:00pm,
Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, director Eugene Jarecki takes Elvis' 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical road trip across the country more...



Thursday, Jul 19
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
PLEIN AIR OIL PAINTING WITH DAWN COHEN
9:00am-1:00pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
WATERCOLOR AND WINE
Bouquets in Paradise
3:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Join local watercolor artist, Suzanne Pierson, for a step-by-step watercolor painting class during afternoon happy hour on the Center’s Outdoor more...
   
 
PERFORMING ARTS
VERDI’S FALSTAFF
Crested Butte Music Festival
7:30pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts; 606 6th Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224
The Crested Butte Opera Studio, CBMF Symphony Orchestra, conductor Brian Garman and director Joshua Major join forces to bring Verdi’s comedic more...



Friday, Jul 20
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
PLEIN AIR OIL PAINTING WITH DAWN COHEN
9:00am-1:00pm, The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
   
 
VISUAL ARTS
SIMPLE SKETCH
Wildflower Festival Art Classes
9:15am,
Simple Sketch Series Have you always wished you could do a quick sketch of that wildflower but felt inhibited? This “Simple Sketch more...
   
 
LITERARY ARTS
CRESTED BUTTE WRITER'S NETWORK MEET-UP
at Write the Rockies
3:50pm, Western State Colorado Unviersity
Join the Crested Butte Writers’ Network in attending Writing the Rockies’ fabulous Friday evening lineup: Creative Nonfiction keynote more...



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