Wyoming Arts Council

AFF Snow Night features new snowboard flick

The Alpinist Film Festival has announced that it will present “Let It Ride: The Craig Kelly Story” on Jan. 17, 2008, at the Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village. An AFF press release describes the film as “an acclaimed celebration of the life and snowboarding of legendary rider Craig Kelly…. While Jake Burton created the
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Call for entries: Art Blast 2008

Call for entries: the Niche Prize

The Royal Institution of Great Britain sent out this call for entries: The Royal Institution is delighted to be working on a new partnership with the journal Nature on an unprecedented competition bringing together science and art. Initially inspired by the words of a former Director of the Ri, Lawrence Bragg, who said ‘never talk
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Saddle maker and leather worker Verlane Desgrange passes Dec. 2

Cody resident, renowned saddle maker and leather worker Verlane Desgrange passed away December 2. She came to Wyoming when she was just 24 years old to attend saddle making school. There she met and apprenticed with saddle maker Cliff Ketchum of Ralston. Working with him for a year, seven days a week, she eventually moved
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Remember Maria Callas

From Ted Kooser:Here is Arizona poet Steve Orlen’s lovely tribute to the great opera singer, Maria Callas. Most of us never saw her perform, or even knew what she looked like, but many of us listened to her on the radio or on our parents’ record players, perhaps in a parlor like the one in
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Windmills-Past and Present photo contest and exhibit in Cheyenne

Sponsored by, among others, the Cheyenne Parks and Recreation and Cheyenne-Laramie County Employees Federal Credit Union, the Windmills photo contest and exhibit has three categories — 18 & under, amateur, and advanced amateur. All entries must be received by the Cheyenne Parks and recreation Department (neighborhood facility) at 610 W. 7th Street beginning January 22-January
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Blue Sky Project teams artists & teens

Blue Sky Project invites professional artists and McHenry County, Ill., teens to create new works of contemporary art. This eight-week Artist in Residence Program during summer 2008 hosts artists who have a demonstrated commitment to innovation and exploration and are interested in collaborating with fellow artists and young people as a means of creating new
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Blue Sky Project teams artists & teens

Blue Sky Project invites professional artists and McHenry County, Ill., teens to create new works of contemporary art. This eight-week Artist in Residence Program during summer 2008 hosts artists who have a demonstrated commitment to innovation and exploration and are interested in collaborating with fellow artists and young people as a means of creating new
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Call for Entries: Jackson

The Art Association of Jackson Hole will hold Labor of Love from February 15 to March 20, 2008. It’s back by popular demand and open to everyone. Dust off your tools, your palettes, bruches, paints, hammers and chisels. Start building art today. Labor of Love is an open invitation to artists who work other jobs
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Artist Edie Reno debuts MySpace site

Gillette artist Edie Reno, visual arts fellowship honorable mention last year, has a new MySpace page. Go to http://www.myspace.com/ediereno. Edie’s work was featured in an exhibit at the Wyoming Arts Council Gallery during the spring and summer of 2007. She is shown above (at right) in the gallery with WAC Manager Rita Basom.

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