- PULSE ON POLITICS
- OPINION: Not all desire an Equality State
- MUSIC BOX: Spooner brings Fireflies, keys
- GET OUT: A last hurrah before the frost
- CULTURE FRONT: As important as hospitals and highways
- CD REVIEW: Shelley & Kelly, Retroactive
- More than just Pretty Faces
- THIS WEEK: OCT. 15 – 21
- DEAR ROCKY LOVE: Prepare for casual sex
- PROPS & DISSES
THIS WEEK 1.30.13
Happy hour for homes
Join Habitat for a happy hour supporting DIGS (Dedicated Individuals Giving and Serving). The group raises funds, increases awareness and recruits volunteers for Habitat.
Habitat DIGS, 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at The Wort Hotel. 734-0828; tetonhabitat.org.
There is no success like failure
Join architect Nona Yehia, poet Matt Daly and sculptor Ben Roth for “The Upside of Failure,” this month’s Culture Front discussion exploring the ways failure is essential to creativity.
Culture Front, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, at The Rose. Free. 699-7933; culturefront.org.
Library grand opening … again
The Teton County Library kicks off their year-long 75th Anniversary celebration with the grand opening showcasing the completed renovation. Thursday afternoon’s event includes complimentary chili lunch, library tours, live music and a ribbon cutting at noon.
Library Grand Opening, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Teton County Library. 733-2164; tclib.org.
Join Steve and Connie Swan for a presentation on their three-week bike tour from Brussels, Belgium to Copenhagen, Denmark where they explored the homeland of their ancestors.
Armchair Adventures, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Rec Center Meeting Room. $3. 739-9025; tetonparksandrec.org.
Walk across Rwanda
Photographer Morris Weintraub and writer Stephanie Fellows present an exhibition after walking more than 200 miles across Rwanda delivering personal letters to the people they encountered along the way.
Rwanda Walk: Delivering Words that Matter, 5:30 to 11 p.m., Friday, at the Center for the Arts. 690-8120; rwandawalk.com.
Skiing the Grand
Film producers and director David Reichert takes viewers behind the scenes as big mountain skier Hunter Wood tries to tackle one of North America’s most treacherous peaks: the Grand Teton.
One Mountain, 9 p.m., Friday, at the Center for the Arts. $10 Orchestra, free balcony. 733-4900; onemountain.com.
Master your small business
Over 90 percent of business failures are attributed to poor financial management. Join the Wyoming Small Business Center to learn how non-financial decisions affect cash flow and profitability.
Profit Mastery Workshop, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday & Saturday, at the Center for the Arts. $195. (307) 857-1174; yptetons.org.
Take me away to Margaritaville
Off Square Theatre Company’s premiere fund-raising event this year is Margaritaville. Take a break from winter at this Caribbean-themed party with food by Bistro Catering, dancing and of course plenty of margaritas.
Madame X Gala, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, at the Center for the Arts. $150. 733-3021; jhcenterforthearts.org.
Art and sports
The National Museum of Wildlife Art takes on a sports theme for its First Sunday, the same day as the Super Bowl. Enjoy a football toss game and snowshoe tours on the Sculpture Trail as you wait for the big game.
First Sundays, 11 a.m., Sunday, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Free to area locals. 733-5771; wildlifeart.org.
Wyoming’s Special Olympics
From skiing to snowboarding to snowshoeing and more, come cheer on many of Wyoming’s best athlete’s. Events are held at Snow King, Teton Pines and JHMR. Full schedule is on the website.
Special Olympics: Tuesday to Thursday, at various locations. 800-735-8345; sowy.org/wintergames.