- MUSIC BOX: Freedom of sound
- KEEPIN IT CLASSICAL: Sounds of rapture
- GUEST OPINION: Let the animals roam
- THE FOODIE FILES: Kitchen scrap mojo
- CREATIVE PEAKS: Inanimate actors
- Craft beer cowboys
- COSMIC CAFE: Outlook = prosperity
- THE BUZZ: Dem there were three
- START Bus director hired
- Death at Van Vleck believed to be suicide
Happening this week, July 9-15
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Your guide to this week’s events.
A Grand rescue
Learn the story of how seven rescuers risked their lives to save a severely injured climber and his companion on the north face of the Grand Teton back in 1967.
The Grand Rescue, 7:30 p.m. at Center for the Arts.$18. jhcenterforthearts.org.
Pints for nonprofits
Nine beers on tap and one great night at the pub. Enjoy BBQ bliss for a small donation, games and family fun while supporting your favorite nonprofit.
Pint Night, 5 to 8 p.m. at Grand Teton Brewing. Free. tetonvalleyadvocates.org.
Enjoy a sizzlin’ summer block party with the businesses of Gaslight Alley featuring live entertainment, delectable edibles and refreshing beverages.
Gaslight Alley Mixer, 5 to 7 p.m. in Gaslight Alley. Free. jacksonholechamber.com
FRI, 7.11 to SUN, 7.13
Affair of the art
Enjoy art by more than 170 national artists, food and entertainment.
Art Fair Jackson Hole, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday at Miller Park. $5, free for members. artassociation.org.
Caffeine and creativity
Immerse yourself in a world of rural landscapes through the expressive brushstrokes of Sheila Tinterra, Cowboy Coffee’s featured artist of the month.
Tintera Artist Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. at Cowboy Coffee. Free. cowboycoffee.com
This exhibition of new abstract landscape paintings by Mitch Guthrie and Virginia Moore challenge the definition of Western art through abstract sensibility.
As Above, So Below, 5 to 8 p.m. at Intencions. Free. intencions.com.
Self defense savvy
Topics covered include situational awareness, mental stamina and hands-on instruction and practice with Officer Greg Adams and others.
Women’s Self Defense Class, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jackson Police Department. Sign up at 732-8482. ci.jackson.wy.us.
Rise of the Fenix
This art installation will be the Cirque Du Soleil of visual art. Expect mystery, intrigue, awe, beauty and delight as Ringholz Productions throws the art party of the year.
Rise of the Fenix, 7 to 11 p.m. at NMWA. $75-200. ringholzstudios.com.
SATURDAY, 7.12 to SUNDAY, 7.13
Mistaken identity, mismatched lovers, and the sweet fun of revenge create a riotous romantic comedy. Pre-show entertainment includes the Laff Staff at 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Thin Air Shakespeare, 8 p.m. on Center lawn. Free. Jhcenterforthearts.org.