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Music on the Green’s Opening Weekend Starts June 3rd

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green returns to the Art Park this year for a full season of live music starting on June 3, with local favorites The Jespersons, and on June 4, The Trespassers! The Jespersons are a husband and wife folk duo. Jared Jesperson is a masterful guitar player and sings harmony while ...

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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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Mariposa Arts Council Opens Photography Exhibition

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MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to Silver Linings: Photographing Personal Peace During the Pandemic, an exhibition featuring work from participants of the 2021 F/STOP Photography program. Silver Linings will open for viewing on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in the front room of the Mariposa Museum and History Center (5119 Jessie St, Mariposa, CA, 95338), and ...

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“Seed Share” Installation on the Mariposa Creek Parkway

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Planning Department and the Mariposa County Arts Council are excited to unveil Seed Share, a demonstration piece and Creative Placemaking Master Plan stakeholder engagement opportunity exploring the relationships between healthy landscapes and vibrant communities. This project is connected to the Mariposa Creek Parkway project and efforts to restore the Mariposa Creek corridor with native riparian ...

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