MACC meets Monday, agenda includes Shakespeare Festival visit

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.

Meekerpalooza…

While the shade was the most popular location to spectate at Meekerpalooza on Saturday, some folks preferred the bright sun and the chance to catch a few rays. There was a smaller group of visitors this year, but the crowd did pick up a bit after the sun started to set, it got cooler and the bands started playing under the lights.

MACC meets on Monday June 3

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the old elementary school at Fifth and Main streets.

Meekerpalooza is Saturday in town park

MEEKER I The Second Annual Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s (MACC) Meekerpalooza Arts and Music Festival will be held Saturday in different parts of the Meeker Town Park.

Meeker Arts Council meets on Monday, May 5

The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.

Early local teachers came to RBC for work, found love

The Lime Kiln Schoolhouse, constructed in 1917, is seen here in 1929 with Eleanor Kugler Service in the doorway. Lime Kiln Schoolhouse is one of 39 school in operation within the county in the past century and most assuredly played a role in the romance of one or a couple school teachers who came into the area to teach.

MEEKER I The Rio Blanco County Historical Society and its Rural School Committee teamed with the Meeker Arts and Culture Council Sunday, April 6, to portray “Rural School Days,” a fun and informative historic presentation.

MACC will meet Monday

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church Elbert Hall.

Enjoying the arts…

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These Meeker students took part in the Meeker Arts and Cultural Committee (MACC) Outreach Program for Meeker High School and Barone Middle School.

MACC meets Monday

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Meeker United Methodist Church’s Elbert Hall.

Honest Abe on freeing the slaves

John Voehl of Littleton gave performances on Feb. 18 and 19 at Meeker High School and at Meeker Elementary School during his stay in Meeker. For the second year in a row, Voehl’s adaptation of Abraham Lincoln enthralled those who saw him, courtesy of the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society. Above, Voehl can be seen among the fifth-grade students at the elementary school.

MEEKER I Students of Kristen Henderson’s and Pat Ibach’s fifth-grade classes at Meeker Elementary School, as well as Barone Middle School and Meeker High School students were delighted by John Voehl’s portrayal of Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, on Feb. 19.

MACC set for second performing arts visit

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC), in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District and Meeker High School, is sponsoring a performing arts drama outreach program with Professor Timothy Pinnow, the department chair of the Colorado Mesa University’s theater arts department.

Meeker arts council begins series of theater workshops

Professor Timothy Pinnow, chairman of the theater arts department at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, led a performing arts outreach seminar at Meeker High School on Saturday. From left to right are Savanna May, Sena Zellers, Analise Amack, Layton Bair and Pinnow. Two more seminars are planned this year.

MEEKER I Professor Timothy Pinnow, chairman of the Department of Theater Arts at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, presented the first of a series of performing arts outreach workshops for drama students at Meeker High School on Saturday.