Wyoming Arts Council

"Jentel Presents" Dec. 4 in Sheridan

From a Jentel Foundation press release: A broad range of artists and writers compose the current group of artistic talents together in a presentation at Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library, Inner Circle, for this month’s “Jentel Presents.” Residents at the Jentel Artist Residency Program in Banner will be featured in an event open to the
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Aussie vocal group headlines jazz fest

Press release from Lisa Icenogle in the Casper College Office of College Relations: Next year’s 41st Annual Casper College Kinser Jazz Festival will feature the four-member Australian a cappella group, The Idea of North. The group will perform in concert on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the John F. Welsh Auditorium. The Idea
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Poetry Foundation offers weekly columns and reviews for newspapers

This press release recently landed in my e-mail box. It’s from Anne Halsey, media coordinator of the Poetry Foundation, one of the sponsors of the Poetry Out Loud national recitation contest. The Wyoming Arts Council sponsors Poetry Out Loud in our state, and currently is taking applications from schools interested in participating. Here’s the press
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Grants 101 workshop set for Laramie

“The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop” will be held at the University of Wyoming in Laramie Dec. 3-5. 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 will receive certification in professional grant writing from
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Illuminate yourself with 2008 UW courses

From a UW press release: Beginning in January, students will be able to take selected University of Wyoming courses just for the fun of it, without receiving a grade or UW credit. Classes in writing, business, history and literature will be available to everyone, regardless of admission status. “Some students wish to take UW classes
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History with your coffee at Gatchell Museum

A History and Coffee Hour is held the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.noon, at the Jim Gatchell Museum in Buffalo. Next session is Jan. 9, 2008. Free and open to the public. For information, call 307-684-9331.

Brinton features James F. Jackson paintings

The Bradford Brinton Memorial and Museum, 239 Brinton Rd. in Sheridan County, offers its 17th annual holiday show through Dec. 22. This year, the museum features the “Native American Image Series — Rendering Levels of Reality,” paintings by James F. Jackson. The Bradford Brinton is located four miles from the town of Big Horn and
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Deadline Nov. 30 for poetry competition

Deadline is Nov. 30 for sending your work into the WyoPoets’ Eugene V. Shea National Contest 2007.You do not need to be a WyoPoets member to enter!Here are the guidelines:1. Poems may be on any subject and in any form.2. Limit of 40 lines to the poem. Poems must be titled.3. Published poems may be
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BBHC goes digital with historic photos

From the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody: Two of Park County’s most popular historic photographers, Jack Richard and Charles Belden, now have their work displayed via the Internet. A grant from the Carol McMurry Library Donor Advised Endowment Fund, through the Wyoming Community Foundation, made the online collection possible for the Buffalo Bill Historical
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"Winter Photography in Yellowstone"

A field seminar, “Silence and Solitude: Winter Photography in Yellowstone,” will be held Jan. 18-21 at the Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park. Instructor is Tom Murphy. Cost is $360, $350 for members of the Yellowstone Association. Description of the course: Surrounded by the quiet, stunning beauty of Yellowstone winter, you’ll learn photography techniques
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