Wyoming Arts Council

Sandlin looks to the future

Read Tim Sandlin’s new book, Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty. Published by Riverhead Books, it has been on sale since January 16. Larry McMurtry says of Tim, “[he] has long been one of our most engaging novelists, and Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty proves that he has not lost his touch. It’s a fine read, and its
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Art instructor Richard Jacobi retiring

Casper College art instructor Richard Jacobi will be retiring this summer after 26 years. An art exhibit of his work, entitled “Molting” will be on display through March 30 at the Goodstein Gallery in the Visual Arts Center on the Casper College campus. For more information please call (307) 268-2110 or visit the website at
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Jackson Hole Mountain Festival

The Jackson Hole Mountain Festival begins Saturday, March 24 through April 8 in the Teton Village. There will be a free concert by the Wreckers on March 31 and by the House of Blues All-Stars Rock & Roll on April 6. Please call (307) 739-2770.

Youth Arts Month

In association with the NEA and the Wyoming Arts Council, Students in Instructor Eric Lee’s Cheyenne Central High School Advanced Placement Class have created images for a poster celebrating Wyoming Arts Council’s forty years of sevice to the arts entitled Periodic Table of the Arts. Contact WAC if you would like a copy sent to
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Wyoming Writers, Inc

Wyoming Writers 33rd annual conference will be held June 1-3, 2007 in Thermopolis, Wyoming at the Holiday Inn of the Waters. As always this conference brings in talented people in various genres of the literary arts. This year’s participants are:Fiction: Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear; Screenwriting: Tim Sandlin; Children’s: Dr. Toran Isom; Poetry: Sandra Alcosser;
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Literary Connection

Laramie County Community College’s Literary Connection “Between Readers and Writers” is being held in Cheyenne, WY, April 27 and 28. Participating authors are Kim Addonizio, Jeffrey Hawthorne Bullock, Myla Goldberg, Jill McCorkle, and Bob Shacochis. Authors Bullock and Hawthorne offer a free seminar on Friday the 27 from 1-4 p.m. at LCCC in the Union
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Music teacher is "Casper Woman of Distinction"

Marcia Patton has been named this year’s “Casper Woman of Distinction.” She spent 34 years as a teacher, 14 of those teaching vocal music at Kelly Walsh High School. She founded the Casper Children’s Chorale 28 years ago. She now works for the University of Wyoming in its professional learning communities prorgram, helping student teachers
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Music teacher is "Casper Woman of Distinction"

Marcia Patton has been named this year’s “Casper Woman of Distinction.” She spent 34 years as a teacher, 14 of those teaching vocal music at Kelly Walsh High School. She founded the Casper Children’s Chorale 28 years ago. She now works for the University of Wyoming in its professional learning communities prorgram, helping student teachers
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Centennial Theatre presents five one-acts

The Centennial Community Theatre presents its next dinner theatre presenteation, “An Evening of One Acts,” on March 30-31 and April 1,6,7 and 8 at the Trading Post Dinner House in Centennial. Featuring the work of directors Bliss Ragsdale, Natalie Dollison, Darin Hill, and Chris Weber. Tickets are $32 ($30 for seniors) and includes dinner and
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River Writing with Page Lambert

From one-time WAC fellowship winner Page Lambert: Wyoming Writers member Page Lambert will be once again use the guise of writer as a good excuse to get back on the river. She’ll be leading a six-day River Writing Journey for Woman on the Colorado River (through Cataract Canyon in Canyonland’s National Park) with professional outfitter
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