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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is keynote speaker at UW Immigration Symposium

Among topics to be discussed are Wyoming’s immigration and migrant situation, diverging national opinions on immigration, and exploring immigration through the visual arts, writing and music. From a University of Wyoming press release: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in a groundbreaking essay published in the New York
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Karen Cotton conducts book-signing, “Photography for Kids” workshop, in Green River

This press release comes from the Sweetwater County Library System: Kids in first through fourth grades who are interested in photography have an upcoming opportunity to learn the basics of the art. Former Green River resident Karen Cotton will be teaching a Photography for Kids class on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Sweetwater County Library,
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“Circumnavigating” features new work by Bronwyn Minton

Circumnavigating: New Work by Bronwyn Minton Opening Reception on Friday, Sept. 5, 5–7 pm Theater Gallery, Center for the Arts 265 South Cache Street, Jackson “Circumnavigating inspires community introspection through a series of lens-based installations.” Sponsored by Jackson Hole Public Art.


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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is keynote speaker at UW Immigration Symposium

Among topics to be discussed are Wyoming’s immigration and migrant situation, diverging national opinions on immigration, and exploring immigration through the visual arts, writing and music. From a University of Wyoming press release: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in a groundbreaking essay published in the New York
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Karen Cotton conducts book-signing, “Photography for Kids” workshop, in Green River

This press release comes from the Sweetwater County Library System: Kids in first through fourth grades who are interested in photography have an upcoming opportunity to learn the basics of the art. Former Green River resident Karen Cotton will be teaching a Photography for Kids class on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Sweetwater County Library,
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“Circumnavigating” features new work by Bronwyn Minton

Circumnavigating: New Work by Bronwyn Minton Opening Reception on Friday, Sept. 5, 5–7 pm Theater Gallery, Center for the Arts 265 South Cache Street, Jackson “Circumnavigating inspires community introspection through a series of lens-based installations.” Sponsored by Jackson Hole Public Art.

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival celebrates 30th anniversary starting Sept. 3

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Set to Open September 3 30th Anniversary events include Western Design Conference, Wild 100 Show & Sale From a press release: Jackson will be filled with arts, artists and art lovers next week with the opening of the 30th annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, September 3 – 14 – with Frontier Airlines flights
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“Real Women, Real Bodies” exhibit opens Sept. 3 in UW’s Gallery 234

From a UW press release: “Real Women, Real Bodies” is the first exhibition of the fall semester opening Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Gallery 234, located on the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union. It runs through Thursday, Sept. 11. A reception is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5-7 p.m. in Gallery 234. Refreshments
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Preserve Wyoming Conference heads to Powell Sept. 11-13

Aquile returns to Casper for Aug. 29 back-to-school concert

From a Casper College press release: Aquile, who appeared in season three of NBC’s “The Voice,” will perform in a free concert at Casper College on Friday, Aug. 29. Joining Aquile will be two others singers from season three: Charlie Rey and Bryan Keith. During the concert, the three will sing individually and together accompanied by
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“Around the World in 30 Instruments” Sept. 4 at Sheridan Fulmer Library

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Miss “V” kicks off second year of Family Days events at State Museum

The news comes from the Wyoming State Museum: Miss “V” the Gypsy Cowbelle kicks off the second year of Family Days at the Wyoming State Museum September 6 with a two-part program presented by the State Museum and the Laramie County Library System. Families are invited to the Wyoming State Museum anytime between 10 a.m. and
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“Urinetown” auditions Aug. 28 at Casper College

News from Casper College: Auditions for the Casper College fall musical, “Urinetown,” will be held on Thursday, August 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Gertrude Krampert Theatre Complex. “Urinetown,” which was nominated for nine Tony Awards and won three, “is a hilarious parody of Broadway musicals that takes on the serious subject of what happens when government and
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