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5th Annual Real West Symposium, Saint Jo

Saturday, June 25, 20228:00 amSunday, June 26, 20221:00 pm
Symposium events will take place across Saint Jo, Texas. For details of all events, visit their website, linked below.

The Real West Symposium in Saint Jo, TX is a Cowboy and Western History Symposium. The even celebrates its fifth year Saturday, June 25. This years symposium will focus on "The Reel Cowboy", digging deeper into those Western heroes we grew up watching in movies and on television.

8:00 | The Stonewall Saloon Museum
Breakfast burritos and coffee served

9:00 - 9:15 | Texas Theater Lobby and Theater Auditorium
Welcome and Introductions

9:20 - 10:15 | Texas Theater Auditorium
"Wichita: A Personal Commentary"
Wyatt McCrea, Producer, Actor, and Grandson of Joel McCrea the star of "Wichita"

10:20 - 11:20 | Texas Theater Auditorium
"The Rise of the Singing Cowboy: American Entertainment Changed Forever"
Michael Martin Murphey, Singer songwriter will give a lecture. This is not a musical performance.

11:25 - 11:45 | Texas Theater Auditorium
Announcements and Directions
Randy Meador​

11:45 - 1:00 | The Lazy Heart Grill
Catered Lunch. Please be mindful of time, and enjoy!

1:00 - 1:10 | Texas Theater Auditorium
Welcome Back

1:10 - 2:45 | Texas Theater Auditorium
"Cowboys Without Borders"
Gaston "Stoney" Davis, Filmmaker

2:50 - 3:35 | Texas Theater Auditorium
"The Last of the Silver Screen Cowboys"
Michael R. Grauer, McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture & Curator of Cowboy Collections & Western Art,
National Cowboy Museum

3:40 - 4:15 | Texas Theater Auditorium
Q&A Panel with Michael Grauer, Wyatt McCrea, and Gaston "Stoney" Davis

4:15 - 4:25 | Texas Theater Auditorium
Closing Summary & Directions

4:30 - 6:00 | Davis & Blevins Gallery, on the Square
Wine & Cheese Social Hour + Book Signing, Meet Past & Present Presenters

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