Wyoming Arts Council

Sigrid Nunez reads at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: The University of Wyoming MFA Program’s Visiting Writers Series is pleased to announce a visit by critically acclaimed novelist Sigrid Nunez. Nunez will read from her work at 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the School of Business Auditorium on the UW campus in Laramie. After the
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UW hosting Grant Writing Workshop

The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Wyoming, December 3 – 5 , 2007, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM . Interested development professionals, researchers, faculty, and graduate students should register as soon as possible, as demand means that seats will fill up quickly. The course
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Found treasure

Nest by Marianne Boruch I walked out, and the nestwas already there by the step. Woven basketof a saintsent back to life as a birdwho proceeded to makea mess of things. Windright through it, and any eggslong vanished. But in my hand it wasintricate pleasure, even the thorny reedssoftened in the weave. And the fadingleaf
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Flint reception, lecture in Casper Sept. 10

There will be a reception for award-winning artist Matt Flint at noon on Monday, Sept. 10, in Visual Arts (VA) 102 on the Casper College campus in Casper. Lecture by Matt to follow. The exhibit opened Aug. 22 and will continue through Sept. 27. Matt recently won the Bobby Hathaway Juror’s Award in the Wyoming
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Silent art auction at AVA Center

WE’RE LOOKING FOR A LITTLE ART!!! Add a “little” Art to Your Life in “Miniature Art Silent Auction” Event Information: Sept. 14, 2007, 6-8 p.m., AVA Community Art Center Commission: 100% donation to AVA. Since January 2007, AVA has paid $23,700 to artists in art commissions. Your donation of artwork advances our advocacy of the
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Pam Nowak’s novel set for January release

Cheyenne fiction writer Pamela Nowak sends word that the release date for her debut novel, “Chances,” will be January 22, 2008. Given the fact that it takes most new books up to three weeks to make it through the distribution chain, you should see the novel in your local bookstore by Valentine’s Day. That’s appropriate,
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Pam Nowak's novel set for January release

Cheyenne fiction writer Pamela Nowak sends word that the release date for her debut novel, “Chances,” will be January 22, 2008. Given the fact that it takes most new books up to three weeks to make it through the distribution chain, you should see the novel in your local bookstore by Valentine’s Day. That’s appropriate,
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Reading on the airwaves gains listenership

Today the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with XM Radio, announced the launch of “The Big Read on XM,” a radio series based on the NEA’s national reading program of the same name. The Big Read brings communities together to read and discuss a single book in order to restore reading to
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Matthew Shepard storybook celebrates tolerance and diversity

From the Matthew Shepard Foundation: Small Bear, Big Dreams is the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s Pre K-12 educational program that teaches the values of respect for all people and focuses on the acceptance and understanding of individual differences. Small Bear, Big Dreams chronicles the life of Matthew Shepard in the form of a children’s storybook. Within
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First edition of WAC’s newsletter has arrived

The Wyoming Arts Council is proud to announce the arrival of the first edition of our full color newsletter, Wyoming Artscapes. Read about the 25th anniversary celebration of the Governor’s Arts Awards; the upcoming Arts Summit taking place in Casper; the community of Gillette and their commitment to arts development; three very talented artists in
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