Wyoming Arts Council

Buffalo Bill Historical Center acquires stunning collection of Native American artifacts

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center has acquired a private collection of Plains Indian artifacts that could be valued at more than $22.5 million. The collection belonged to the late artist and ethnographer Paul Dyck, of Rimrock, Ariz. Only a few people have had access to the collection of nearly 2,000 items, which Dyck kept at
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On-line magazines: one debuts, one seeks submissions

Carve Magazine, an online magazine, is now accepting submissions for their Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. Go to http://directors.c.topica.com/maahkRMabAndabqwwSHeaeQA0h/ to take a look at the Carve Magazine website and read some great short stories. Ben Fountain, winner of the 2007 PEN/Hemingway Award is this year’s judge. The contest offers a first prize of $1,000, a
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Arts Summit promotes "creative economy"

The first-ever Wyoming Arts Summit, scheduled for October 19 and 20, is shaping up to be a “creative economy” camp for elected officials, commissioners, educators, arts advocates, artists and business people of Wyoming (and anyone else interested). Discussed and spoken about on an increasingly frequent basis in education, government and economic circles, the speakers and
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Arts Summit promotes "creative economy"

The first-ever Wyoming Arts Summit, scheduled for October 19 and 20, is shaping up to be a “creative economy” camp for elected officials, commissioners, educators, arts advocates, artists and business people of Wyoming (and anyone else interested). Discussed and spoken about on an increasingly frequent basis in education, government and economic circles, the speakers and
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John Ravage debuts "Teapot Dome" novel

From a UW press release: Retired University of Wyoming Professor John W. Ravage will sign copies of his new novel, “Slick & the Duchess,” Friday, Aug. 3, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the UW Bookstore in the Wyoming Union in Laramie. Subtitled “The Teapot Dome Scandal and the Death of Warren Harding,” the book depicts
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John Ravage debuts "Teapot Dome" novel

From a UW press release: Retired University of Wyoming Professor John W. Ravage will sign copies of his new novel, “Slick & the Duchess,” Friday, Aug. 3, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the UW Bookstore in the Wyoming Union in Laramie. Subtitled “The Teapot Dome Scandal and the Death of Warren Harding,” the book depicts
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August lively at Grand Teton Music Festival

Hundreds of locals have been turning out at the Grand Teton Music Festival this summer to purchase $10 tickets one half-hour prior to performance for Festival concerts – join them! Our new Local’s Rush program is easy, affordable, and an incredible opportunity to hear some of the best classical music happening in the country today,
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Cheyenne Civic Center’s August Calender

August upcoming events at Cheyenne Civic CenterAct Two Studio Dance Recital — Sunday, August 12, at 1:30 p.m.Jerry Seinfeld — in two shows, Friday August 17, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are sold out for the early show, but still available for the later show. Heart of the West Festival Concert: The Bard
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Cheyenne Civic Center's August Calender

August upcoming events at Cheyenne Civic CenterAct Two Studio Dance Recital — Sunday, August 12, at 1:30 p.m.Jerry Seinfeld — in two shows, Friday August 17, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are sold out for the early show, but still available for the later show. Heart of the West Festival Concert: The Bard
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Call for entries: Asian-American films

The Center for Asian American Media’s (CAAM) Open Door Completion Fund supports the completion of provocative and engaging Asian American film and media projects by independent producers intended for public television broadcast. Applicants must contain budgetary, artistic, and editorial control over the proposed project and must be citizens or legal residents of the US. Previous
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