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Did someone say “art party?”

The ART PARTY returns to the Hynds Building in downtown Cheyenne as part of Art Design & Dine art tour on Thursday, Nov. 14. According to organizers: “It promises to be a great night of music and art. Try your hand at a community art project while you listen to the music of Harriman Exit.
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Cheyenne Chamber Singers “Jubilate” on Nov. 9

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“The Emperor and the Nightingale” on stage in Laramie Nov. 7-8

Laramie Children’s Musical Theatre and Studio 253 Presents:  “The Emperor and the Nightingale” Comedy!  Tears!  Greed!  Gratitude!  Set in both ancient Japan and modern-day Beverly Hills, this new comic adaptation of “The Emperor and the Nightingale” features 11 actors, ages 8-12, in the retelling of this Hans Christian Andersen tale about a bird with a beautiful voice and
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Did someone say “art party?”

The ART PARTY returns to the Hynds Building in downtown Cheyenne as part of Art Design & Dine art tour on Thursday, Nov. 14. According to organizers: “It promises to be a great night of music and art. Try your hand at a community art project while you listen to the music of Harriman Exit.
Continue →

Cheyenne Chamber Singers “Jubilate” on Nov. 9

gryphon play

“The Emperor and the Nightingale” on stage in Laramie Nov. 7-8

Laramie Children’s Musical Theatre and Studio 253 Presents:  “The Emperor and the Nightingale” Comedy!  Tears!  Greed!  Gratitude!  Set in both ancient Japan and modern-day Beverly Hills, this new comic adaptation of “The Emperor and the Nightingale” features 11 actors, ages 8-12, in the retelling of this Hans Christian Andersen tale about a bird with a beautiful voice and
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Electro-pop duo Cherub performs Oct. 29 at UW

Musical duo Cherub entertains at the University of Wyoming at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the UW College of Education auditorium. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the free event, but space is limited. The members of Cherub, Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, share a love for honest, original music and vibrant live performance.
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Hot topic at Western Arts Alliance Institute: “Creative placemaking: Building community or displacing it?”

This information/invitation comes from the Western Arts Alliance in Portland, Oregon. It will hold its annual gathering in San Antonio on Nov. 5-8. This year’s theme is “The Emerging Latino Majority:” Creative Placemaking is the hot new buzzword in arts funding. Artplace America, a consortium of 12 major foundations supporting creative placemaking, defines it as
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Next “Art of the Hunt” artist demonstration day is Nov. 1

The “Art of the Hunt” exhibit stages another artist demonstration day at the Wyoming State Museum in downtown Cheyenne on Saturday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participating artists include Tom Mulhern, who carves wooden fish; Jack Mease, rawhide braider; quilter Sandy Pistano; and Jerry Andersen, who creates crafts from antlers. The event
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Nature and travel writer Kurt Caswell to judge Blanchan & Doubleday writing competitions

We thought you’d like to know more about Kurt Caswell, the judge for this year’s Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. Here’s Kurt’s bio: Kurt Caswell was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and grew up in the Cascade Range in Oregon. He has lived in Idaho off and on since 1987. He has worked as a teacher
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Reception Oct. 22 for Kit White’s exhibit of abstract landscapes

In Josh Rhoten’s article in today’s Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, artist Kit White describes his work this way: “I refer to my paintings as metaphorical landscapes…. I am very much a student of American painting and especially early 20th century American abstractionist … who saw in nature a variety of form that allowed them to create images
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Public invited to attend Wyoming Arts Council Board events Nov. 6-7 in Sheridan

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its quarterly board meeting in Sheridan on Nov. 6-7. It will be held in the Sagebrush Community Art Center, 201 E. Fifth St. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, the board will convene in the Sagebrush Community Arts Center to adjudicate Governor’s Arts Awards nominations, hear reports,
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board to met in Lander Nov. 10-11

From a Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources press release: The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF) board will meet at the Lander Library, Carnegie Building, 451 N. 2nd Street, on November 10-11. The meeting will focus on review and award of October grant applications. The board will also review the draft long-range plan and
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