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Laramie Dance Center celebrates Irish culture Nov. 4

The Irish Dance Academy’s Irish Culture Night will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 6:30 p.m., at the Gryphon Theatre inside the Laramie Plains Civic Center. This free event celebrates Irish culture in Laramie. Check out the Laramie Dance Center’s web site. The very next night on Wednesday, November 5, check out the incredible talent
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Piatigorsky Wyoming Tour kicks off Oct. 31 in Rozet

The Piatigorsky Fall 2014 Tour of Wyoming features Evan Drachman on cello and Doris Stevenson on piano. The Piatigorsky Wyoming Tour is sponsored by the Thickman Family Foundation and coordinated by the Wyoming Arts Council. Call the WAC at 307-777-7742 for more information. Performances are free.* Friday, Oct. 31 Rozet Elementary School, Rozet, 9 a.m.
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Weston’s Darcy Lipp-Acord is finalist in the 2014 WILLA awards competition

Darcy Lipp-Acord of Weston was a finalist in the 16th annual WILLA Literary Award competition. She received the honor in the creative nonfiction category for Circling Back Home: A Plainswoman’s Journey (South Dakota State Historical Society Press) at the Women Writing the West conference Oct. 16-19 in Golden, Colo. Each year, Women Writing the West celebrates
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Laramie Dance Center celebrates Irish culture Nov. 4

The Irish Dance Academy’s Irish Culture Night will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 6:30 p.m., at the Gryphon Theatre inside the Laramie Plains Civic Center. This free event celebrates Irish culture in Laramie. Check out the Laramie Dance Center’s web site. The very next night on Wednesday, November 5, check out the incredible talent
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Piatigorsky Wyoming Tour kicks off Oct. 31 in Rozet

The Piatigorsky Fall 2014 Tour of Wyoming features Evan Drachman on cello and Doris Stevenson on piano. The Piatigorsky Wyoming Tour is sponsored by the Thickman Family Foundation and coordinated by the Wyoming Arts Council. Call the WAC at 307-777-7742 for more information. Performances are free.* Friday, Oct. 31 Rozet Elementary School, Rozet, 9 a.m.
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darcy lipp acord

Weston’s Darcy Lipp-Acord is finalist in the 2014 WILLA awards competition

Darcy Lipp-Acord of Weston was a finalist in the 16th annual WILLA Literary Award competition. She received the honor in the creative nonfiction category for Circling Back Home: A Plainswoman’s Journey (South Dakota State Historical Society Press) at the Women Writing the West conference Oct. 16-19 in Golden, Colo. Each year, Women Writing the West celebrates
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EPA invites communities to apply for assistance to build resilience, pursue revitalization

Smart growth development often features the arts, including architecture, design and public art projects. Take a look at this call for applications from the Environmental Protection Agency: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today invited communities to apply for technical assistance to implement smart growth development approaches. EPA is offering this technical assistance through the
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Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir stages “Falling for Music” chamber concert on Nov. 5

The community is invited to a free chamber music concert on November 5 at 6 p.m. at the Center for the Arts in Jackson. Featuring musicians from Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir, The Jackson Hole Chorale, The Jackson Hole Community Band, The Jackson Hole Brass Quintet, and The Jackson Hole Symphony Orchestra, Falling for Music is presented
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Cellist Evan Drachman performs with Fremont Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 8 in Lander

From a press release: The Fremont Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rebecca Murdock, is proud to kick off its 28th season with a fall concert on Saturday, November 8, at 7 pm at the Lander Valley High School. Tickets are $10 at the door, and $20 for families. Donations are also welcomed. This special program features
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UW Art Museum holds first “After Hours” event Nov. 1

From a University of Wyoming press release: “After Hours,” a new event for Laramie’s young adults and professionals, will be Saturday, Nov. 1, from 6-8 p.m.  at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The museum hosts the event to provide an opportunity for Laramie’s young professionals to socialize and network. Appetizers from The Library Sports
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“Power Switch” project — Western landscape as “a source of power”

Pinedale artist Sue Sommers posted this recent Google Earth image on Facebook which shows the Pipeline Art Project’s “Power Switch” in Sublette County (see top center of photo). The big switch is not as visible now as it will be when it bursts forth with wildflowers in the spring. More info is below. POWER SWITCH This
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Deadline for Wyoming Wildlife photo contest is Nov. 24

Announcing the 2014 Wyoming Wildife magazine photo contest: Eligibility: Photos must have been taken in Wyoming. Photos may not have been previously submitted to (or taken on assignment for) Wyoming Wildlife. Employees of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming Game and Fish Commission members and their immediate families are ineligible. Categories: wildlife (wild mammals, birds,
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Pinedale Sings the Best of Broadway Nov. 22

Join Pinedale Community Theatre for a Fundraising Concert on Saturday, November 22, 7 p.m., in the Lovatt Room at the Pinedale Library. Champagne, Sparkling Cider & Dessert Buffet by Sue Eversull Get Your Tickets Online! Cast includes the following locals: Randy Belton, Kim Buchanan, Shawn Buchanan, Michelle Curry, Leslie Hagenstein, Curt Haws, JJ Huntley, May Huntley, Mark
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