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THIS WEEK: MARCH 12-18, 2014
Around the world in a day
Learn about different countries by traveling around Teton Literacy’s classrooms to discover world cultures and cuisine.
Reading Around the World: Community Literacy Event, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Teton Literary Center. Free. tetonliteracy.org.
Exploring the Congo
Mike McDonnell takes you on a travel adventure in the Rwenzori Mountains of North Kivu province where he skied the Stanley Plateau.
Armchair Adventures: Democratic Republic of Congo, 6:30 p.m. in the Rec Center Meeting Room. $3. tetonparksandrec.org.
Mingle with locals and win prizes at this casual networking event hosted by CWC Jackson and the Elks Lodge, featuring the CWC Culinary students.
Chamber Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Free. jacksonholechamber.com.
Two-step to The Stagecoach Band live, view the film The Stagecoach Bar: An American Crossroads, then end this fab night with disco dancing.
A Western Winter’s Eve: Film, Music & Dance, 6 to 10:30 p.m. at the Center for the Arts. $15. jhcenterforthearts.org.
FRI 3.14 & SAT 3.15
Gala on ice
An exciting ice show featuring national and world competitors including local Peak Performance skaters. Live music by Calle Mambo.
2nd Annual Jackson Hole On Ice, 7 p.m. at the Snow King Sports and Events Center. Adults $15, 14 & under $6. jhonice.com.
Apre ski bubblies
This unique apres ski bubbly celebration showcases Veuve Clicquot champagne alongside the impeccable cuisine of Four Seasons executive chef, Michael Goralski.
Clicquot in the Snow, 3 to 6 p.m. at Four Seasons/Jackson. $45. Tickets 732-5175.
Rodriguez gives all
Don’t miss singer, songwriter and fiddle player Carrie Rodriquez at the Center Theater this Sunday. “Hailed by Lucinda Williams, recruited by Alejandro Escovedo, and nurtured by Lyle Lovett, singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez has rapidly emerged as one of the most compelling new voices on the roots-rock scene,” says Andrew Gilbert of The Boston Globe. Rodriguez, an Austin, Texas native, came on the scene over a decade ago and established affiliations with alt-country icons like Chip Taylor, Lucinda Williams, John Prine, Rickie Lee Jones and others.
Carrie Rodriguez, 7 p.m. at the Center Theater, $25 reserved seating. jhcenterfothearts.org.
Learn to identify Jackson Hole’s five raptor groups: eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and osprey in the first of a free three-part series.
Raptor Identification Class, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Old Wilson Schoolhouse. Free. tetonraptorcenter.org.