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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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“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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Schedule announced for spring 2014 Piatigorsky Tour of Wyoming

The spring 2014 Piatigorsky Foundation Tour of Wyoming features mezzo-soprano Katie Calcamuggio and pianist John Elam. They will conduct free performances May 7-13 at the following venues in the state: Wednesday, May 7 (Two Events) Buffalo Buffalo High School Auditorium 7 pm Concert 2 pm Master class (women’s chorale, Lara Wagner Director) 39891 Old Highway
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WAC announces recipients of 2014 Visual Arts Fellowship Awards

Suzanne Morlock of Wilson, Do Palma of Cheyenne and Aaron Wallis of Jackson are the recipients of 2014 Wyoming Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships. The three winners were announced during an awards reception in the Peck Gallery at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. This was the final event at the CLICK! Symposium for Visual Artists
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MAT Camp rocks Evanston this summer

From Young Musicians in Evanston: MAT Camp registration is open! There are lots of new classes this year, and new staff members on board. This year touts an all-star teaching staff including university professors and professional performers. Interested in Folk music? New folk classes include Tour of Scotland, Hammered Dulcimer, Ukulele, African Music & Dance
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Dancers’ Workshop Brings Dance to Schools in Jackson, Lander, Pinedale, and Big Piney

News from Dancers’ Workshop: Dancers’ Workshop moves bodies and minds through their residency work this spring! DW instructors will spend April and May teaching a variety of dance and arts curricula to students in kindergarten through high school in communities around Wyoming. In March this year, Dancers’ Workshop instructors worked with Jackson Elementary Kindergarten students
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Wyoming Arts Council Grant Review Panels to Meet

The Wyoming Arts Council’s Grants to Organization (GTO) panel will meet in Room 504 at the University of Wyoming Coe Library in Laramie on Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, to evaluate grant applications and make recommendations for funding of FY 2015 grant awards to the WAC Board.  The GTO panel meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on
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Art of the Rural seeks summer interns

This announcement comes from Art of the Rural: Are you passionate about rural places? Have you been looking for an opportunity to work across the field of rural arts and culture? Would you enjoy the opportunity to build relationships with cultural organizations in communities small and large across the nation? If yes, the Art of
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Get in summer shape and benefit a good cause

Attention Jacksonians: For the months of April, May and June, Physique 22 in Jackson will be sponsoring a Saturday morning “Donation Class” where 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to pARTners, the Jackson Hole organization whose “mission is to promote creativity and improve learning in the schools by bridging the education and arts
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