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Get your music on — Fridays in the Hynds starting Feb. 6

 

Jackson launches Valentine’s Day week Feb. 9 with reading by six local poets

From the Teton County Public Library in Jackson: Six local poets will kick of Valentine’s week with an evening of literary fireworks as they read original works – from narrative to rhyme, from the comedic to the sublime. The audience will be encouraged to ask questions following the reading, titled Shooting Stars, Falling Objects, on
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Six bands perform Jan. 31 in Medicine Bow for Midwinter Meltdown

From a story on the Wyoming Public Media web site: This week’s mild temperatures will set the stage for a night of music called the Midwinter Meltdown. Six bands (including an unannounced surprise act) will play Saturday night in the tiny town of Medicine Bow, between Laramie and Rawlins. The event is the brainchild of
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Get your music on — Fridays in the Hynds starting Feb. 6

 

Jackson launches Valentine’s Day week Feb. 9 with reading by six local poets

From the Teton County Public Library in Jackson: Six local poets will kick of Valentine’s week with an evening of literary fireworks as they read original works – from narrative to rhyme, from the comedic to the sublime. The audience will be encouraged to ask questions following the reading, titled Shooting Stars, Falling Objects, on
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Six bands perform Jan. 31 in Medicine Bow for Midwinter Meltdown

From a story on the Wyoming Public Media web site: This week’s mild temperatures will set the stage for a night of music called the Midwinter Meltdown. Six bands (including an unannounced surprise act) will play Saturday night in the tiny town of Medicine Bow, between Laramie and Rawlins. The event is the brainchild of
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Call for applications: NALAC Fund for the Arts

This call for applications comes from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures: Launched in 2005 by the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures with major support from the Ford Foundation, the NALAC Fund for the Arts provides a variety of grants to assist US-based Latino artists and arts organizations in the development,
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In Memoriam: Harriet Elizabeth “Liz” Byrd

We join the Byrd family and our colleagues throughout Wyoming in mourning the passing of Liz Byrd. From today’s Casper Star-Tribune: Harriett Elizabeth “Liz” Byrd, the first African-American woman to serve in the state Legislature, died Tuesday night in her Cheyenne home, said her son, Rep. Jim Byrd, D-Cheyenne. She was 88. Liz Byrd served
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Call for entries: 35th Red Desert Audubon Art Show

News from the Lander Art Center: Deadline: Artwork & application due by Saturday, February 21 Exhibition: February 27 – April 4, 2015  Opening Reception March 6, 6-8 p.m. The 35th Red Desert Audubon Art Show has a tradition of showcasing Wyoming’s inspirational flora and fauna through the eyes of the artist. This show is a partnership between the
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World champion hoop dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell to perform in Cheyenne

World Champion Hoop Dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell to Perform at UUCC Please join us at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne, 3005 Thomes Avenue, to partake in a wonderful evening of Native American Hoop Dancing on Friday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. Jasmine Pickner -Bell is a two time world champion hoop dancer and one of only
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Black History Month presentation: “The Other Side of the Mountain”

Press release from James Peebles of Sankofa African Heritage Awareness, Inc.: FIRST BLACK STUDIES MONTH MEDIA SYMPOSIUM: “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN” The Sankofa African Heritage Awareness, Inc., and the Laramie County Community College History Department in Cheyenne offer an opportunity to view and discuss African-American life via a prized collection of periodicals, pamphlets, rare books, posters,
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Applications now being accepted for WAC 2016 visual arts fellowships

Visual Arts Fellowship applications are now being accepted for fiscal year 2016 awards on the Call for Entry (CaFE) system at www.callforentry.org. The deadline is March 16, 2015. For those of you wondering about the timing, we are on an accelerated schedule this year for reporting purposes. The next application cycle will open in January
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Ceili at the Roundhouse set for Evanston March 20-21

CEILI AT THE ROUNDHOUSE 2015 BUY FESTIVAL TICKETS Festival Dates – March 20 – 21, 2015 Festival Hours – Friday, March 20: 3pm – Midnight Saturday, March 21: 10am – 11 pm Festival Schedule – COMING SOON – Watch for a sneak preview in January! Workshops – Check out what is on the list so
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