Wyoming Arts Council

Diavolo to perform in Jackson

Diavolo, a company comprised of dancers, gymnasts and actors will perform at the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, June 15-16. Called the “National Football League” of modern dance, Diavolo is a cinematic experience of powerful images. The outrageous sets of everyday items porvide the back-drop for dramatic movement–leaping, flying, twirling–that create metaphors and narratices
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Powwow at Buffalo Bill Historical Center

The 26th anniversary Plains Indian Museum powwow will be held June 16-17 in the Robbie Powwow Garden in Cody, Wyoming. Grand entry is at noon. Men and boys featured dances include Traditional, Fancy, and Grass; women and girls feature Traditional, Fancy and Jingle Dress dances. Prizes will be given in age groups, as well as
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Music In The Hole

The Grand Teton Music Festival is pleased to present their annual free community July 4th concert, Music In The Hole, for the 11th year in a row! This year, Music In The Hole is especially delighted to welcome back the Wyoming Army National Guard, which returns from a two year absence to participate in the
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Terry Tempest Williams to teach at UW

Internationally-acclaimed nature and environmental writer, Terry Tempest Williams, will be University of Wyoming’s first “Eminent Writer-in-Residence” during the 2007-2008 academic year. She has accepted Wyoming’s first state-endowed professorship funded by the Excellence in Higher Education Endowment. The 2006 Wyoming State Legislature established the endowment that included $70 million to create senior faculty positions for “highly
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Teton Arts Council announces artist opportunity

August 7th is the deadline for “Images From the Fall,” a national juried show that parallels with the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival. The show runs from September 8-October 3 at the Teton Arts Council Gallery in Driggs, Idaho. All mediums are accepted and there is a $25 entry fee. The juror will be announced
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Jay Lawson captures characters in latest book

A discussion of some of Wyoming’s most colorful outdoor men and women will be the topic of a lecture and book signing by Game and Fish Chief Warden Jay Lawson at the Wyoming State Museum at 7 p.m., May 23. Lawson will discuss, “Men to Match Our Mountains,” his latest book about 20th Century Wyoming
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Latchininsky, Lockwood, interviewed for History Channel

A film crew working for the History Channel interviewed UW’s College of Agriculture locust and grasshopper experts for a documentary titled The Perfect Swarm. Interviewed were Alex Latchininsky, UW Cooperative Extension Service entomologist, and Jeff Lockwood, former professor in the Department of Renewable Resources and now in the Department of Philosophy. The crew later filmed
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Billy Collins in Jackson

Teton County Library and Foundation invite the community to take a voyage through verse with the 44th U.S. Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, at the helm. Page to the Podium: Billy Collins presents this master of verse at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 4 in the Jackson Hole High School Auditorium. Collins will read his poems,
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Vince Gill, Any Grant at Casper Events Center

Nashville superstar Vince Gill will perform his Friends and Family Tour with special guests Amy Grant and the Del McCoury Band at the Casper Events Center on Saturday, September 1st at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 25th at 10:00 am. Vince Gill deputed on the national scene in 1979 and has had
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Best-selling authors, The Gears, at Wyoming Writers

Kathleen O’Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear are hosting a Wyoming Writer’s conference workshop in fiction writing. Their latest book, “People of the Nightland,” is set 13,000 years ago at the edges of a huge melt-water lake called Lake Agassiz. The Gears have been writing fiction in their field of archeology since 1986. First published
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