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September 2017

Frontier Fellowship: Caitlin Denny

September 15, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Archivist/Filmmaker, Los Angeles, California
Caitlin Denny is a new media curator, filmmaker, and recent graduate of UCLA’s Master of Library and Information Science program with a focus on media archives.

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Melon Days

September 15, 2017 - September 16, 2017

Melon Days is an annual festival held in September for over 100 years in the town of Green River, Utah, home of delicious watermelons, cantaloupe, honeydew, and more. Look for Epicenter amongst the vendors in the park where we'll be selling Green River flags and hosting a story-sharing (audio and visual) booth!

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Frontier Fellowship: Tristan Wheelock

September 29, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Photographer/Filmmaker, St. Petersburg, Florida
Tristan Wheelock is a Florida based freelance photographer who specializes in documentary, travel, and portraiture. He discovered photography shortly after college during an assignment that had him crossing the U.S. while living in a van with a street magician. Serendipity led him to India and he's been traveling ever since.

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November 2017

Rural-To-Rural Exchange: Lyons, NE

November 19, 2017 - November 25, 2017

Taking advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday break, AmeriCorps VISTA Jarod Hamm and Epicenter Principal Maria Sykes will be traveling by train to Nebraska to visit The Center for Rural Affairs (Director: Brian Depew) and Jamie Horter (rural artist, M12 cohort member, and future Epicenter Frontier). During their week in Lyons (and surroundings), Maria and Jarod will engage in a rural-to-rural exchange through a presentation for local leaders, conversations, a walking feedback tour of Lyons, and by gathering lessons learned in…

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Epicenter Closed: Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017 - November 27, 2017

To give our staff and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer time with friends and family, Epicenter will be closed November 22-26, 2017. We will reopen on November 27, 2017, at 9:00 am.

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Frontier Fellowship: Jason Dilworth

November 26, 2017 - December 20, 2017

Jason Dilworth joins Epicenter as a Frontier Fellow from November 26 - December 20, 2017. Jason Dilworth has a BFA in Visual Communication from Weber State University (Ogden, UT) and a MFA in Graphic Design from Virginia Commonwealth (Richmond, VA). His art and practice reflect a love of geology, history, and ecology. He has collaborated with artists and designers in Sweden, Iceland, Nepal, and Germany. Jason is a co-founder of the collective Designers & Forests. "I’m most excited about being…

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December 2017

Light the Night

December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Light the Night is a community-wide light parade and holiday programming that Epicenter helped start in 2015. The light parade, which never disappoints, features locally designed, decorated, and driven creations starts at 7 pm and runs from east to west on Main Street. Programming, typically showcasing local singers and dancers, is held shortly after in the recreational building at the corner of Pearl and Main streets, next to the Green River Bible Church. Light (often warm and sweet) refreshments are…

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March 2018

Designing Our Futures

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step into the year 2039 and imagine our futures. Vote for the version you hope to see, explore futuristic objects, snap a souvenir photo, and consider your own role in shaping your community's destiny. "

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Our Futures

March 2 - August 2

Epicenter has been invited by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to co-create an exhibition (ACME Lab) and K-12 programming (ACME Session) as a part of their Art. Community. Museum. Education. ("ACME") outreach initiative. ACME is dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums and to transform how the UMFA connects with, engages, and learns from the community. Located in the UMFA Emma Eccles Jones Education Center, the ACME Lab is an exhibition space for art experimentation and exploration. Visitors…

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The Green River Rock & Mineral Festival 2018

March 23 - March 25

In partnership with the City of Green river, the second annual Green River Rock & Mineral Festival is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of March 23-25, 2018. Visit greenriverrocks.com for more information. The first festival was made possible through support from The National Endowment for the Arts, Emery County Travel Board, Sorenson Legacy Foundation, City of Green River, J. W. Powell River History Museum, Robber’s Roost Motel, Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, Alison Jean Cole, Lisa Ward, Anna Evans, Jim…

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