Wyoming Arts Council

At the Muse

A Champagne & Chocolate holiday celebration takes place December 14, 2007 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Intaglio prints and fine jewelry will be available by Mari Andrews, Ross Bleckner, Squeak Carnwath, Caio Fonseca, Aron Suley, Arey Hawks, Sue Fleming, Mimi Favre, Sarah Graham, and Jules Smith.

Nominate someone to the CFD Hall of Fame

Nomination forms are now available online for the Hall of Fame Class of 2008. Nomination deadline is December 31, 2007. FMI or to download a nomination form, please visit us online at http://www.oldwestmuseum.org/ or call (307) 778-7290. The CFD hall of Fame showcases individuals, livestock and organizations whose distinctive contributions to Cheyenne Frontier Days have
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Central Wyoming College Student Art Show

This evening is the reception, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for the Central Wyoming College Student Art Show, which runs from December 4 – 28, 2007 at the Lander Art Center. “The student shows that the center hosts each year are like a breath of fresh air. These students are learning to master their
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Garth Brooks on Chris LeDoux

Going through the mail this morning, I saw in the Cheyenne Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau this tribute, and had to pass it along. This is from a recent AOL Music interview. “I have two moments that I would say have been the highlights of my career: getting to play the 100th anniversary of Cheyenne’s
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Terry Tempest Williams talks about environmental responsibility, action at community level

From assistant editor Linda Coatney: On December 5, Terry Tempest Williams came to Cheyenne for a reading and discussion. The presentation took place at the new Laramie County Public Library, a brand new three story facility with fantastic new space and all kinds of activities. We were up on the children’s floor in the arts
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Former WAC director wins NASAA award

Some Wyoming-related anecdotes from your on-the-road crew in Baltimore for the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies conference…. David Fraher was just named the recipient of NASAA“s 2007 Gary Young Award. Those who’ve been in Wyoming longer that 25 years may remember David as the director of the Wyoming Arts Council in the early eighties.
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Cockeyed, by William Missouri Downs

Catch the final performances of “Cockeyed,” a new comedy by William Missouri Downs, directed by Patti Kelly, December 7, 8, and 9 at the Historic Atlas Theatre at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00. Presented by Cheyenne Little Theatre Players and KGWN-TV, A-Frame, Cheyenne Skin Clinic, The Plains Hotel, Rocky Mountain Capital and Pepsi/7-Up Bottling
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Brad Paisley coming to Casper Events Center

Brad Paisley’s Bonfires and Amplifiers Tour will be in Casper January 17, at 7:30 p.m. Reserved tickets are $32.75 and $48, and will be on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 8. Charge by phone at (307) 577-3030 or (800) 442-2256 or go online at http://www.caspereventscenter.com/. Paisley was named Male Vocalist of the Year for
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Inda Eaton releases sixth independent album

Recorded live in Casper in May during her performance at Kelly Walsh Auditorium, “Inda-Live in Casper,” is being relesed exclusively to Casper residents and Inda fans. Featuring her band and special guests and Casper performers Cory McDaniel and Todd Scott, the album was produced with Grammy award winning engineer Cynthia Daniels in New York. Inda’s
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Esasy on essay

From Craig Arnold, poetry instructor for the M.F.A program at the University of Wyoming:Thought you might be interested in this fascinating and contentious essay about the state of the contemporary essay. Click onhttp://www.truthdig.com/arts_culture/print/