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      SSRO Presents: When the West Was Wild in Iowa City

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      July 31, 2019

      Wednesday   2:00 PM

      28 South Linn Street
      Iowa City, Iowa 52240

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      SSRO Presents: When the West Was Wild

      Fee: none. No registration.
      Membership Not Required
      Wednesday, 7/31
      2 PM in the Assembly Room
      Performers: Senior Standing Room Only
      In the late 1940s and 1950s, the Western
      genre was ubiquitous in film, radio, television,
      and music. We wanted to grow up to be that
      cowboy or cowgirl portrayed as one who
      “always roped better, rode better, sang better,
      and shot better than anyone.” This summer,
      The Center’s reader’s theatre group will
      explore the legends, myths, and songs of the
      era of the cowboy, as they were romanticized
      and immortalized in the media. We will end
      our program with Jack Benny’s radio version
      of that epic of the West, the Stanley Kramer
      production of “High Noon.” Afterwards, join
      us for refreshments.

      Categories: Education | Film

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