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Mariposa Arts Council to Host Virtual Poetry Reading

MARIPOSA – On April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Mariposa Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally-renowned contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michael Mlekoday. The reading will be facilitated by resident poet Megan Levad, and will feature a special performance from Mariposa County’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud Champion, Maegan Matchett. Following the readings, audience ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Celebrates National Poetry Month

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MARIPOSA – This spring, the Mariposa Arts Council is celebrating National Poetry Month and National Trails Day with two free, public poetry events. First, on April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally-renowned contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michael Mlekoday. The reading will be facilitated by poet Megan Levad, ...

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Maegan Matchett Announced as Poetry Out Loud Finalist

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MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is proud to share that Maegan Matchett, a sophomore at Mariposa County High School (MCHS), has placed within the top finalists of the California State Poetry Out Loud competition on March 21, 2022, with her performances of “Portrait of my gender as [Inaudible]” by Meg Day, “The Robots are Coming” by Kyle Dargan, and ...

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Penny Otwell And Tim DeWitt Featured In Dual Exhibition

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception of Two from the Heart, a dual exhibition featuring individual and collaborative work from artists Penny Otwell and Tim DeWitt. The exhibit will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery in Mariposa. Alongside their gallery work, Otwell and ...

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The Trespassers And Bodie 601 On Stage At Mariposa Art Park

MARIPOSA – The free summer concert series Music on the Green rolls on into the last three weekends of the 2018 season presenting the return of Bodie 601 on Friday, Aug. 10. Then on Saturday Aug. 11, hometown favorites The Trespassers take the Mariposa County Art Park stage. Back by popular demand, Bodie 601 takes their name from the ghost ...

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Soul Galaxy And Green Machine In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — The halfway point of the free Summer Concert Series, Music on the Green — brought to you by The Mariposa Co. Arts Council and its many fine sponsors — at The Art Park in historic downtown Mariposa, features two perennial staples of the series: the powerful electric Blues of Soul Galaxy on Friday, July 27, and the Reggae/Jam ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Exhibits Married Artists’ Work

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception of UNION: Work from the Treetop Gallery’s Married Artists on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located in historic downtown Mariposa. This special exhibition will feature the work of painter Charlotte Hoffman and photographer David Hoffman, ceramicists Patti and Malcolm ...

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Free Photography Workshops For “Seasoned” Citizens

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to continue the F/STOP photography program aimed at Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. This program consists of a series of free, 5-week digital photography workshops focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity, self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. Each workshop ...

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Mariposa’s History Comes Alive on Stage

By Cara Goger — MARIPOSA — At long last, Mariposa has its history play. Actually, The Story is intended by its author to be the first play in a cycle of theatre pieces about Mariposa’s past. Written and directed by Les Marsden, The Story stars an 11-member cast of local actors: Audrey Davis, Harve Dearing, Tina Dearing, Greg Dunn, Matty ...

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Painting Workshop At The Brush Bar In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is excited to announce four new dates for the adult workshop and fundraiser “Brush Bar @ The Alley.” Brush Bar is a fundraising painting workshop with step-by-step instruction and wine. Participants will take home a beautiful finished painting, ready to hang on the wall. Proceeds will help fund the Artist in the Schools ...

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