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Art Exhibit Opening: Yosemite Renaissance 32

YOSEMITE — Yosemite Renaissance is an annual exhibit presenting diverse artistic interpretations of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. This year, 65 works by 61 artists were selected from 846 entries. The exhibit includes paintings, sculpture, textiles, photographs and three-dimensional works by artists from across the country. The public is invited to join the artists and others for an special reception and presentation of ...

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Yosemite High Badger Music Holds “Nite On The Town”

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School’s award winning Badger Music Department is holding their 9th annual “Nite on the Town” and the community is invited to attend, spend, and enjoy. This is a fundraiser event for them and an evening of pure enjoyment for you, say organizers. The extravaganza is held in the YHS gymnasium, transformed for one night only into a ...

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Painting Workshop With Trowzers Akimbo

NORTH FORK — Have you dreamed of becoming a proficient painter in oils, acrylics, watercolor, or pastels? Here is your chance to learn from an accomplished artist. Trowzers Akimbo will give expert instruction in your medium, at the Artists’ Loft in the North Fork Studio. All levels of proficiency are welcome — even beginners are great for this workshop. “We may ...

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Celebrated Western Songwriter Dave Stamey At Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE — Eight time winner of WMA Entertainer of the Year Award, and recent inductee into the Western Music Hall of Fame, Dave Stamey paints lyrical images of the West through song, music and humor. Stamey will be taking the stage at Coolwater Ranch on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m., and passes are now available. Stamey has been bucked ...

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5th Annual Valentine’s Dinner And Dance

NORTH FORK — Plan now for an elegant evening as the North Fork Studio presents their 5th annual Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Saturday, Feb. 11. Don your finest attire, make a date with your valentine, and dance to the music of the Sierra Jazz Band. By popular demand, the event has been moved back to the larger venue of ...

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Coolwater Ranch Presents Guitarist Mike Dowling

AHWAHNEE —  Robin and the crew at Coolwater Ranch are kicking off their 2017 concert series with guitarist extraordinaire Mike Dowling, on Saturday, Jan. 21. When the late, great Vassar Clements heard Mike Dowling play guitar back in 1975 he did the sensible thing. He hired him. Mike was the guitarist in Vassar’s first touring band and can be heard ...

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Audubon Program Showcases Ugandan Wildlife

Contributed by Len McKenzie — OAKHURST — Here’s the event we’ve all been waiting for, as it was cancelled last week due to inclement weather and is now scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19. Sierra foothill residents who have enjoyed Mariposan Matthew Matthiessen’s slide programs for the Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) or other local organizations know the John C. Fremont ...

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Bye Bye Bully At Yosemite High Theater

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present Bye Bye Bully, on stage Thursday, Jan. 26 in the YHS Theater. Bye Bye Bully features a series of short plays that provide different perspectives on bullying in schools. The play is being put on by the YHS Theatre Arts 2 class. Some of these plays and scenes are humorous ...

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Creative Libations: Brush Bar @ 1850 Painting Workshops

By Anna Friedland — MARIPOSA — Looking for a creative outlet with perhaps a little wine on the side? You may wish to sign up for one of the painting workshops offered this month by the Mariposa County Arts Council at 1850 Restaurant. Choose from two Brush Bar @ 1850 events, on Thursday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan 23. Brush ...

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Local Youth Exhibition At The Treetop Gallery

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is proud to present their annual Young Masters Youth Exhibition this February at the Treetop Gallery. This special exhibition provides youth in Mariposa an opportunity to express their ideas, narratives, and inspirations with their community through their own pieces of visual artwork. This year’s theme “Self-Portraiture” invites Mariposa’s youth to express their identity ...

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