Modern Anasazi Hand-stacked Walls—Paul Nonnast

Paul Nonnast is right at the top of my list of favorite artists, a visionary that is adept at sculpture, painting and architecture, as well as a master stonemason…Only a few people in Jerome know that Nonnast received one of four honorable mentions in the prestigious Vietnam War Memorial Design competition sponsored in Washington D.C. in l981.

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New Gold Mine Threatens to Open in Jerome AZ: 1980’s

Outfitted with overlarge Wellington boots, a hard hat with a flashlight and a self-rescue device, which would give us breathable air in case of a fire, Walter and I are ready to descend 1100 feet down the hoist located at the Audrey Shaft in Jerome, adjacent to the Douglas State Park. In the 1980’s, a new gold mine was proposed in this location.

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1969: Bill Graham Hires Diane Sward (Rapaport) as an Artist’s Manager

While washing dinner dishes one afternoon, I thought, what if Bay Area acoustic performers had their own evening? They wouldn’t have to compete with the rock bands and have their more gentle sounds become dwarfed by raucous fans stomping, “We want the Grateful Dead.” A name came into all these thoughts in the same flash: Equinox; A Traveling Faire of Acoustic Music.”

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You Know When You’re From Jerome When. . .

Denise Lerette started a Facebook craze in Jerome when she posted, “You know you’re from Jerome when. . .” The responses crowded my mail box and many of them were hilarious. Nobody ever stops living in Jerome, even when they’re not there,

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How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers: Jerome AZ Citizens Give Advice

During a grasshopper infestation in Jerome, Arizona in the early 1980’s, I asked our local town gardeners what to do. Now I know why some people describe Jerome as a town of 400 people and1000 opinions.

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Definitions of Jerome AZ in the Seventies and Eighties

How the Jerome AZ community defined itself or envisioned itself was as quirky and fun as its residents. My favorite graphics were the imaginative ones on the front cover of a magazine called “The Jerome Times,” published in the eighties with fabulous covers of Jerome as a spaceship or ashram. Here are some of my favorites.definitions of Jerome.

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