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Wyoming State Museum launches mobile-based tours

Exciting news from our SPCR colleagues at the Wyoming State Museum: The Wyoming State Museum presents the new mobile-based museum tour that turns a good old scavenger hunt into a game that makes exploring museums interactive and engaging. Developed in partnership with Stray Boots, a start-up company from New York, the tour is a fun
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National Museum of Wildlife Art features a “Celebration of Young Artists”

From the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Local kids’ art will be at the center of the Celebration of Young Artists at the National Museum of Wildlife Art on May 1, 4:30–6 p.m. The event is the opening both for the museum’s annual School Arts Spectacular exhibition and a Young Illustrators exhibit, featuring books written and
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Blues & Jazz Society searching for best blues musicians in Wyoming

This info comes from the Wyoming Blues & Jazz Society (via Oil City): The Wyoming Blues & Jazz Society is searching for the best blues musicians in Wyoming to represent us at the International Blues Challenge next year. The Blues Foundation will present the 31st International Blues Challenge in January 2015 in Memphis, TN. It is
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Wyoming State Museum launches mobile-based tours

Exciting news from our SPCR colleagues at the Wyoming State Museum: The Wyoming State Museum presents the new mobile-based museum tour that turns a good old scavenger hunt into a game that makes exploring museums interactive and engaging. Developed in partnership with Stray Boots, a start-up company from New York, the tour is a fun
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national museum wildlife art kids

National Museum of Wildlife Art features a “Celebration of Young Artists”

From the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Local kids’ art will be at the center of the Celebration of Young Artists at the National Museum of Wildlife Art on May 1, 4:30–6 p.m. The event is the opening both for the museum’s annual School Arts Spectacular exhibition and a Young Illustrators exhibit, featuring books written and
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wyo blues and jazz society

Blues & Jazz Society searching for best blues musicians in Wyoming

This info comes from the Wyoming Blues & Jazz Society (via Oil City): The Wyoming Blues & Jazz Society is searching for the best blues musicians in Wyoming to represent us at the International Blues Challenge next year. The Blues Foundation will present the 31st International Blues Challenge in January 2015 in Memphis, TN. It is
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Tate hosts open house April 25 for “From Mineral to Masterpiece”

From a Casper College press release: An open house to celebrate the unique ceramic works of art inspired by the exhibits of the Tate Geological Museum will take place on Friday, April 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. “From Mineral to Masterpiece” will showcase vases, plates, bowls, and display pieces created by Casper College students. “Students were
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Nicolaysen Art Museum hosts collaboration for “The Nature of Things”

This info comes from Suzanne Morlock of Wilson, recent winner of a WAC visual arts fellowship: Ever wonder about artistic collaborations across disciplines? What  compels artists who use different expressive forms to work together to communicate something uniquely created by the partnership? Come to the Nicolaysen Art Museum on Friday April 25 at 5:30 pm and
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Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir presents “Sing Off” fund-raiser

Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir in Jackson sent this news: Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir presents Jackson’s first-ever SING OFF for the annual fundraiser event on May 8 in the Theater Lobby at the Center for the Arts.  Hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and the Sing-Off will make this a fun, singular event.  One Night Only!  Thursday, May 8 — doors open at 6:30
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Final Troopers preseason camp in Wyoming set for UW on April 25-27

The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps will hold its final preseason camp at UW this weekend. Today’s Casper Star-Trib reports that the Troopers are looking for tuba and trumpet players and offer these incentives: “Musicians ages 14 to 21 who want to spend their summer rehearsing 14 hours a day, traveling at night on buses,
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“Challenging Invisibility: Stories of Black Life in the American West” symposium April 29 at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: University of Wyoming students will present new research findings at a symposium on the lives and historical contributions of African Americans to Wyoming and the American West. The “Challenging Invisibility: Stories of Black Life in the American West” symposium will take place Tuesday, April 29, from 12:15-1:15 p.m.
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“The Lincoln Highway: A Road to Somewhere Else” at Territorial Prison SHS May 10

From a State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site will host “The Lincoln Highway- A Road to Somewhere Else,” May 10 at 3 p.m. The event will consist of a special showing of the new PBS documentary “100 Years on the
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Natrona County High School drama students get coaching from original cast member of “The Laramie Project”

From the April 16 Casper Star-Tribune: When Susan Burk talks to theater groups across the nation who are putting on “The Laramie Project,” they want to know what it’s like in Wyoming. Burk is a Casper-based “The Laramie Project” specialist for The Matthew Shepard Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Denver dedicated to replacing hate with understanding,
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