Wyoming Arts Council

Threats to Red Desert explored at UW Art Museum exhibit and symposium

Portrait of a Place — Wyoming’s Red Desert, photographs by Martin Stupich (photo above © Martin Stupich 2007) will open August 25 and continue through December 22 at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. A symposium, “The Red Desert: Among Dead Volcanoes and Living Dunes, A Public Conversation on the Value of Place,” will coincide
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2008 line-up announced for the Uinta County Concert Series

Young Musicians, Inc., in Evanston has announced five events in the 2008 Uinta County Concert Series. The series is in its second year, the first having been highly successful in 2007. According to the Young Musicians web site, “the purpose of these concerts is to bring high quality music and culture with educational value into
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Poetry breaks out at the Wyoming Book Festival

The Wyoming Book Festival — www.wyomingbookfestival.org — is less than a month away! The festival takes place Sept. 14-15 at downtown venues in Cheyenne, Wyoming and will have some great poetry offerings, so make plans now to attend. On Friday, September 14 join Linda Hasselstrom at 12:30 p.m. at the Laramie County Library for a
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America’s new poet laureate

Charles Simic, a writer who juxtaposes dark imagery with ironic humor, was named the country’s 15th poet laureate by the Librarian of Congress August 2, 2007. Mr. Simic, 69, was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and immigrated to the United States at 16. He started writing poetry in English only a few years after learning the
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America's new poet laureate

Charles Simic, a writer who juxtaposes dark imagery with ironic humor, was named the country’s 15th poet laureate by the Librarian of Congress August 2, 2007. Mr. Simic, 69, was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and immigrated to the United States at 16. He started writing poetry in English only a few years after learning the
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Never give up…on collage

Catch "Speaking of Writing" Thursday on KOCA

From Julianne Couch in Laramie: Back in July a game group of Wyoming writers traveled south to Ft. Collins and presented a reading of works both published and in-progress. Even though the reading was the same night as the Harry Potter launch, there was still a nice turnout at Everyday Joe’s Coffeehouse. I’ll be playing
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Catch "Speaking of Writing" Thursday on KOCA

From Julianne Couch in Laramie: Back in July a game group of Wyoming writers traveled south to Ft. Collins and presented a reading of works both published and in-progress. Even though the reading was the same night as the Harry Potter launch, there was still a nice turnout at Everyday Joe’s Coffeehouse. I’ll be playing
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Drawing class at Cheyenne YMCA

Registration is going on now for a “Beginning and Intermediate Drawing Class” at the Cheyenne Family YMCA, 1426 E. Lincolnway, Cheyenne. Classes are for ages 8 through adult and will take place each Wednesday, Sept. 5-26, 5:45-7:30 p.m. All supplies provided. Learn to draw or improving your drawing skills. For more information, call 307-634-9622 or
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Buddy Guy performs in Jackson

Blues legend Buddy Guy will perform at the Center Theater, 265 Cache St., Jackson, on Monday, Aug. 27, 8 p.m. Tickets: Orchestra: $65.00, Balcony: $45.00, plus service fee. Call 307-734-8956. Here’s a description from the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts web page: Blues legend Buddy Guy is coming to Jackson Hole! Internationally acclaimed, a
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