Scene Happenings: Sept. 16 – Sept. 21
An Evening with Leo Kottke
Acoustic guitar master Leo Kottke wraps his run of intimate solo performances at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St. Kottke, known for records like 1972’s “Greenhouse” and 1973’s live “My Feet Are Smiling” and “Ice Water,” and his collaborations with Phish bassist Mike Gordon, has been awarded two Grammy nominations; a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; and a Certificate of Significant Achievement in Not Playing the Trombone from the U of Texas at Brownsville with Texas Southmost College.
PC Reads Happenings
PC Reads, a student advocacy nonprofit, will host its annual MIND Self-Advocacy Workshop on Sept. 17 for students with learning differences in grades K-12. For more information and to register for this free event, visit parkcityreads.org. PC Reads is also accepting applications to become a Certified Dyslexia Advocate. Selected participants will complete training through The Dyslexia Training Institute and provide professional advocate services to local families. For more information visit parkcityreads.org.
‘Sissy in Wyoming’ at the Local Libraries
Park City Library and Mountain Mediation Center invite the Park City community to two evenings with playwright Gregory Hinton. Hinton will read his play “Sissy in Wyoming” and engage attendees in a discussion at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Summit County Library, Kamas Branch 110 Main St., and at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave. Both events are free. Larry “Sissy” Goodwin, who died in 2020, was adored by his wife Vickie. A dad, veteran, peace activist and public speaker, Sissy enjoyed building airplanes and riding motorcycles — all while wearing women’s clothing. For information and to RSVP, visit mountainmediationcenter.org.
Allx Leadership Alumni Speaker Conference
Park City Leadership Alumni Association will present Allx Leadership Alumni Leading Speakers Conference on Thursday, Sept. 21, at The Shed at Promontory Club, 8417 N. Ranch Club Trail, Building D. Registration starts at 6 p.m. with drinks and appetizers, and Leadership Park City Founder Miles Rademan will introduce the speakers at 6:30 p.m. Speakers include Park City Mayor Nann Worel, executive speech coach Sue Ann Kern and LGBTQ+ activist and author Cami Richardson. For information and registration, visit leadershippca.org.
The landfill’s superintendent, Tim Loveday, will show tour participants how his staff manages the trash — including solid, green and hazardous waste.
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