The Cultural Arts in Our Town

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The Cultural Arts in Our Town
Description Pearmain and Mary J. Oldroyd, also liked to entertain us with their jokes, stories, and whatever would be humorous. Remember the big curtain on the stage? It rolled up and down as needed, and the paintings on it, plus the ads in writing, were interesting. Oh, for a picture of that! More recently, our Moroni Stake, using both the orchestra, singers, and drama have presented operettas, one special one being Lelawala. Also, the Moroni Stake and North Sanpete Stake combined, using the orchestra, vocal talent, and choral reading, presented the Church Musical, Praise Ye The Lord, under the direction of Stake leaders Grace Westenskow and Blanche, with the director of the combined arts being Jessie Oldroyd. This was in the late 1960"s. So, our townspeople, and others from the Stakes, have fields. DANCING: Over the years, many of our people have danced (ballroom) at the large Salt Air Pavilion, in the Church M.I.A. dance programs, and one younger group also danced in the colorful, and beautiful Utah University Stadium in a Church M.I.A. dance program. Pfow days, the trainxng programs and opportunitxes are much greater than in the earlier years, but surely we must appreciate those people who were self-taught, using their many talents, gifts, efforts and their desire to learn, to serve and to share in the Cultural Arts. It was the poet and writer Keats, who said: "A thing of beauty is a joy forever." So it is with the Cultural Arts. They bring out the best in us, uplift and delight. A favorite saying of ray sister, which she often quoted, 89
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324488
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