This Week for 2.28.13

By on February 26, 2013

92YWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Turn food into art
Cooking food to perfection is just the first step in serving a great meal. Learn from Kevin Huelsmann how the appearance of food can affect how we experience flavors. His discussion will delve into the relationship between art and food.
Flavor Hacking, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Rose. 699-7933; [email protected]

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Anchorman analysis
Beamed live from the 92Y in New York City, join the managing editor of NBC Nightly news, Brian Williams, as he talks to Jonathan Tisch about journalism, politics and the future of America.
92Y Live: Brian Williams, Wednesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Teton County Library. Free, 733-2164; [email protected]

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Discuss something new
In this second of a three part series, the Women of Color Filmmakers will hold a discussion examining gender, race, ethnicity and class issues. This week’s film will be “Something New.”
Women of Color Filmmakers film discussion, 6 p.m., Thursday, at the Center for the Arts. Free. (307) 721-9243; [email protected]

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Mix film with wine
This week’s Chamber Mixer, hosted by the JH Wildlife Film Festival, will feature treats from Persephone Bakery and white wine tastings from the Jackson Hole Winery.
Chamber Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Center for the Arts. Free. 733-3316; jacksonholechamber.com/events.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Jackson Hole roots
Bill Chaney has gathered an invaluable amount of books and photographs on the valley’s rich history. Thursday he will be discussing early homesteading in Jackson Hole.
Voices of the Valley, 7 p.m., Thursday, at the JH Historical Society & Museum. Free. 733-2414; jacksonholehistory.org.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Land of the midnight sun
Join Mike Adler for a presentation of a combined ocean cruise, camping and hiking trip to the northwest coast of Spitzbergen, which is close to 80 degrees north.
Armchair Adventures, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Rec Center Meeting Room. $3. 733-5056; tetonparksandrec.org.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 1-3
Dick’s Ditch Classic
A banked slalom course like none other, this year’s Dick’s Ditch Classic has grown into two separate weekends. This weekend skiers will battle for the fastest time with a snowboarding competition the following weekend.
Dicks Ditch Classic, Friday to Sunday, at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Free. 733-2292; jacksonhole.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Women coming together
The women of St. John’s church invite you to join them for a service and luncheon on World Day of Prayer, a worldwide movement for Christian women of many traditions to come together.
World Day of Prayer, noon, Friday, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Free. 733-2603.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2
A cat in a hat-styled party
Children and adults are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with Seuss-themed storytime fun. After the stories are finished, kids will have the chance to play games, create crafts and enjoy light refreshments.
Seussical Celebration, 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, at the Teton County Library. Free. 733-2414; tclib.org.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY MAR 2 & 3
Theatrical sword fighting
aMarius Hanford IV is back this weekend to teach stage combat with a weapon. He will be teaching the historical style of broadsword type swordplay as seen in Lord of the Rings and many other films.
Broadsword Stage Combat Class, 2 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, at Dancers’ Workshop Studio 5. $30 for one day, $50 for both. riotactinc.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3
Learn about Lacrosse
Spring is right around the corner and that means it is time for Lacrosse season. Join coaches and players for video drills, demonstrations, equipment trials and more. The original lacrosse movie “Crooked Arrows” will also be shown.
JH Lacrosse Spring Kick-Off Night, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Center for the Arts. Free. 413-7339; [email protected]

MONDAY, MARCH 4
How can we help?
Another live broadcast from 92Y in New York City, Jeffrey Sachs will talk with Claudia Driefus exploring the biggest obstacles to getting food, shelter and medicine to the world’s neediest.
92Y Live: Jeffrey Sachs, Monday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Teton County Library. Free. 733-2164; [email protected]


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