Wyoming Arts Council

Yiddish Food Festival Sunday

The 2nd annual Yiddish Food Festival takes place Sunday, May 20, at the Mt. Sinai Synagogue, 2610 Pioneer Avenue, from noon to 5 p.m. The event coincides with American Heritage Month, as proclaimed by Governor Dave Freudenthal. Festivities begin with the blowing of the Shofar, welcome and announcements, Howard Rodack singing “Hatikvah,” and introductions. There
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Sign up for Wyoming Book Festival email news

The Wyoming Book Festival is only four months away! The festival will be held Sept. 14-15, 2007 in downtown Cheyenne. More than 50 authors will appear. Find out all the festival news by subscribing to the Wyoming Book Festival News & Updates email list. To subscribe, visit http://www.wyomingbookfestival.org/elist.html or email bookfest@state.wy.us with SUBSCRIBE in the
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Lulu Delacre event cancelled

The bilingual author and children’s book illustrator, Lulu Delacre, scheduled to give a reading and demonstration May 16, from 6-7 pm, at the Teton County Library has been cancelled.

Film auditions set for Lander, Riverton

The Wyoming Film Office sent this audition notice: Casting Director Rene Haynes is holding auditions to find an 11-14 year old Native Girl to star in the feature film “Naya Nuki,” based on the novel “Naya Nuki: Shoshone Girl Who Ran” by Ken Thomasma of Jackson. Audition schedule: Wednesday, May 23, 3-7 p.m., in the
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Slam poets seek Cheyenne, Laramie gigs

We received an e-mail from a slam poet in Albuquerque who is coming to Wyoming with two other slammers May 19-25. His name is Damien Flores and he’s on the Albuquerque slam team which won the National Slam Championship in 2005. This is very short notice but maybe Damien and cohorts — Levi Romero and
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Sarie Mackay reads from "Lodestar"

The Writer’s Voice of the Billings Family YMCA presents writer Sarie Mackay reading from her first novel, “Lodestar,” on Thursday, May 10, 7 p.m., at the Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 North 27th St., downtown Billings. Mackay’s historical novel draws readers into the adventure and turmoil of life in the Montana Territory of the 1880s. The
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Sarie Mackay reads from "Lodestar"

The Writer’s Voice of the Billings Family YMCA presents writer Sarie Mackay reading from her first novel, “Lodestar,” on Thursday, May 10, 7 p.m., at the Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 North 27th St., downtown Billings. Mackay’s historical novel draws readers into the adventure and turmoil of life in the Montana Territory of the 1880s. The
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POL gets boost for next year

John Ostrout, director of the State & Regional Partnerships program at the National Endowment for the Arts, sent this news to state arts agencies on May 7: One week ago today, your state’s Poetry Out Loud (POL) champion participated with peers from across the country to celebrate the arts through poetry. The celebration in Washington,
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"Cowboy Girl" author in Cheyenne May 23

"Cowboy Girl" author in Cheyenne May 23

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