Wyoming Arts Council

WWCC presents "Beauty and the Beast"

The Western Wyoming Community College Theater and Dance Department in Rock Springs will present the musicial “Beauty and the Beast” on November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17. All shows at 7 p.m. For more info, or to order tickets, go to http://www.wwcc.wy.edu/xtheatre/productions.htm.

A reminder: Grant Writing Workshop at UW

The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Wyoming, December 3 – 5 , 2007 from 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. All participants
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Antarctica Talks Culminate in Film Screening

On October 22, writer Christopher Cokinos will speak on The Fallen Sky: A Private History of Shooting Stars, an account of his experiences as a meteorite hunter in the polar regions. There will be a book-signing and reception immediately following his talk. This program is co-sponsored by the Creative Writing MFA Program and the Haub
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Define-a-thon featured at Utah Bookfest

For Wyomingites who attended the Wyoming Book Festival last month and the Casper College Literary Conference last week and are still yearning for more Rocky Mountain region literary activity:You are invited to the Utah Humanities Book Festival’s Define-a-thon and Utah Literary Awards Ceremony at The City Library’s Nancy Tessman Auditorium, 210 East 400 South, on
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Lit Conference readings highlight Thursday

I missed hearing Dana Gioia tonight at the opening reception for the Wyoming Arts Summit in Casper. Gioia, the poet who heads the National Endowment for the Arts, was due to speak some time between 6 and 6:30 at the Nicolaysen Art Museum. I dropped in at 5 to help fellow WAC staffers prepare for
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On stage tonight: WAC fellowship winners

Come on out to tonight’s free reading by the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2008 creative writing fellowship winners. The event starts at 7:30 in the Aley Fine Arts Center’s Durham Hall at Casper College. Refreshments provided. Book signing to follow. The WAC’s lit guy, Mike Shay, will serve as emcee. He will introduce the competition judge,
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Schedule change for literary conference

Due to flight delays, Ekiwah Adler-Belendez was unable to make it to Casper for Wednesday afternoon’s writing workshop, “The Inner Witness: Poems from Within.” He’s will fly into Casper tonight, so his workshop has been rescheduled for Friday at 9 a.m.-noon in the Strausner Center at Casper College. Ekiwah also will participate in the panel
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Arts galore in Casper this week

A five-day extravaganza of art comes to Casper this week in the form of the Casper College Literary Conference (Oct. 17-19), the Wyoming Arts Summit (Oct. 18-20), and the Wyoming Arts Alliance Block-Booking Conference (Oct. 19-20). Thursday evening (Oct. 18) offers the opening reception for the Arts Summit (5-8 p.m.) at the Nicolaysen Art Museum
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Portrait workshop in Casper Oct. 18-20

Sam Thiews hosts a portrait workshop at the Casper Artists’ Guild, 1040 W. 15th St., in Casper Oct. 18-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This workshop is geared to artists who are looking for a strong fundamental approach to portrait painting. All paintings will be done from life. Cost is $40 per day for members and $60
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Read newspapers with the editors

From Rebecca Huntington at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson: Teton County Library will pair readers with news leaders during “What’s News? Reading the Papers with the Editors,” a monthly brown-bag conversation from noon-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Conference Room. Coffee will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring a
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