Capathia Jenkins can see the scene in her head: standing on the stage set up on the Center for the Arts Lawn, the full Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra behind her, and a Jackson Hole crowd of thousands spread out before her like a patchwork quilt, ready and eager to celebrate the Fourth of July.

“Last year it was too hot to do fireworks,” the Broadway star recalled of her first visit to the valley.

Contact Richard Anderson at 732-7078 or rich@jhnewsandguide.com.

Since moving to Jackson Hole in 1992, Richard has covered everything from local government and criminal justice to sports and features. He currently concentrates on arts and entertainment, heading up the Scene section.

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