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Historical character actress performs in Red Lodge

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Mary Jane Bradbury as Dora DuFran, an acquaintance of Calamity Jane.

Stay Tuned, History coming to town: actress/scholar Mary Jane Bradbury will be appearing as historical characters for free around Red Lodge in Feb. Feb. 13: Roosevelt Middle School: 9 a.m. Nancy Russell and 12:45 p.m. Jeanette Rankin; The Willows 3:30 p.m. Jeanette Rankin;  6 p.m.– Carnegie Library: Jeanette Rankin. On Feb. 14: 8:15 Roberts School: Jeanette Rankin; 10:30 p.m. The Willows: Dora Dufran; 12 p.m.– Carnegie Library: Dora Dufran. 

Bradbury brings history to life for audiences of all ages in the Rocky Mountain region. She will represent several historical characters including a brothel owner who knew Calamity Jane (her employee!), Jeanette Rankin (first female U.S. senator and from Montana) and others. She is a member of the Humanities Montana and Colorado Humanities Speakers Bureaus, and before moving to Montana, was an historic interpreter for the Denver Museum of Nature and Sciences.

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
    The Carbon County Republican Lincoln Reagan Dinner is April 27 starting at 6 p.m. Social Hour, Beef Dinner at 7 p. m. at the Joliet Community Cente. Silent auction, pie auction, live auction of gun. Contact: Ed at 606-2159 and Cynthia at 425-1226.
  • Monday, April 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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