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May 2019

Frontier Fellowship: Jess Lamar Reece Holler

May 24 - June 27

Jess Lamar Reece Holler, Community-Based Folklorist & Documentary Artist (Columbus, OH) Jess Lamar Reece Holler is a community-based applied folklorist, oral historian, public historian, exhibit co-curator, and multi-media producer based in Columbus and Caledonia, OH. Her projects imagine cultural work for social change at the intersections of food, health, environmental justice, place and memory, with a particular attention to vernacular perspectives and beliefs and activism around ecology, everyday toxicity, and toxic heritages. She is the Project Director and Founder of…

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July 2019

Frontier Fellowship: Jennifer Joy Jameson & Chris Merchant

July 28 - August 25

Originally from Southern California, Jenn Joy Jameson spent a decade outside the state working as a public folklorist, collaborating with communities and cultural practitioners in Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Mississippi. She later moved back west to work for the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, where she manages cultural arts programs, grants, and media. Jenn often finds herself at two poles—one has her leaning more into the creative practices of a fieldworker, writer, and curator, and the other has her leaning…

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September 2019

Emerging Frontier Fellowship: Dustin Hamman

September 6 - October 6

Dustin Hamman (Silver City, NM) Dustin Hamman is a musician, writer, performer and activist. He primarily creates songs and performs them live either solo (under his own name) or with one of his two bands (“Run On Sentence” & “No! Wait, Yes!”). He is currently writing a screenplay and working to expand the ways in which his music and other creative talents intermingle with various aspects of the world. What about Green River & the Frontier Fellowship excites you most?…

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Emerging Frontier Fellowship: Leah Danze

September 6 - October 6

Leah Danze, Artist (New Orleans, LA) Leah Danze is a painter from Texas. They view the canvas as a site for integration, as fluid and at times contradicting aspects of their identity step into conversation with one another on the same field. Their paintings are informed by the dance for intimacy, the forgiveness of plants, and the ways in which the body holds memory. Leah has worked closely with community as a translator and paralegal for survivors of trafficking and…

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Green River Melon Days

September 20 - September 21

An over 100-year tradition, Green River's Melon Days is a every third weekend in September.

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Returning Frontier Fellowship: Thomas Grant Richardson

September 20 - October 13

Thomas Grant Richardson, Ethnographer (Santa Fe, NM) Thomas Grant Richardson holds an M.A. in Ethnomusicology and is currently completing his Ph.D. in Folklore from Indiana University. He has worked for Traditional Arts Indiana, Utah Folk Arts Program, New Mexico Arts, Museum of International Folk Art, and the Birthplace of County Music Museum. He is currently an independent folklorist and documentarian based in Santa Fe, NM. What about Green River & the Frontier Fellowship excites you most? Everyone has a story…

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October 2019

Frontier Fellowship: Ashley Hanson & Brian Laidlaw

October 14 - October 27

Ashley Hanson & Brian Laidlaw, Teaching Artists / Musicians (Granite Falls, MN) ASHLEY HANSON is a theater artist, community organizer and advocate for the arts in rural areas. She is the founder of PlaceBase Productions and the Department of Public Transformation, and was recently named a 2018 Obama Foundation Fellow for her work with rural communities. BRIAN LAIDLAW is a poet-songwriter nearing completion of a Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Denver. His books include THE STUNTMAN and…

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Fall Festival

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Green River Bible Church, Howard & Main
Green River, UT 84525 United States
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Join the Green River Bible Church and Epicenter for an evening of family fun! All are welcome to this free family event. There will be games and crafts, live music, a hayride, a photobooth, dinner, and a play! Festive fall attire is encouraged. Live music will be performed by Ashley Hanson & Brian Laidlaw (of The Family Trade) courtesy of Epicenter and Utah Humanities. Dinner will be provided by the Bible Church.

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November 2019

Cowboy Day & Concert

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

The City of Green River and Epicenter are proud to present the first annual Green River Cowboy Day! Cowboy Action Shooting! Horseshoe tournament! Dinner! Costumes! Honky Tonk Concert! SCHEDULE (Saturday, November 2nd, 2019) SHOOT --- 9:30am *Green River Gun Range* Six stage Cowboy-Action no frills match SASS rules. Bring your cowboy guns and shoot ($15). Spectators welcome! 16 years old and younger shoot for free. HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT --- High Noon *Green River Gun Range* Register anytime before noon to enter.…

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Rose Fellow Retreat

November 11 - November 15
John Wesley Powell River History Museum Green River, Utah 84525 + Google Map

Epicenter is honored to host Enterprise Community Partner's fall Rose Fellow retreat in Green River, Utah. 50+ participants from across the country will be in attendance! Stay tuned for public events to be announced.

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