Wyoming Arts Council

Caboose comes to Evanston Jan. 25

The 2008 Uinta County Concert series, presented by Young Musicians, Inc., gets off to a rousing start on Friday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m., with Caboose (with members of Enoch Train). It will be held at Davis Middle School in Evanston. Caboose will spend the day touring Evanston’s elementary schools. Season tickets are $35 for adults,
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WAC Gallery Reception features folk artists

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold a free public reception on Thursday, Nov. 29, 4:30-6 p.m., featuring the artists in the “Wyoming Folk Masters” exhibition in the WAC Gallery, 2320 Capitol Ave in Cheyenne. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit features the works of ten exemplary Wyoming folk artists: Jerry Curcio, Riverton, overshot loom weaver;
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NEA: Decline in reading equals lower test scores

From an NEA press release:Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announces the release of “To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence,” a new and comprehensive analysis of reading patterns in the United States. “To Read or Not To Read” gathers statistics from more than 40 studies on the reading habits
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Alpinist Film Festival Jan. 17-20

The 2008 Alpinist Film Festival will take place January 17-20, in Jackson. In addition to Snow, Surf and Stone Nights which showcase, respectively, the world’s best skiing surfing and climbing films, a new People’s Choice Ceremony will screen the People’s Choice award winners from the preceding evenings, allowing the audience to choose the 2008 Grand
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Open house set for Dec. 4 at Rockpile

The Rockpile Museum will hold its annual Christmas Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Visit the museum at 900 W. Second St. in Gillette and enjoy a variety of entertainment, crafts, refreshments, and a visit from Santa Claus. Performances will be conducted by a children’s choir, the Gillette Guitar Guild, the Gillette Community
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Talented young violinist performs Nov. 18

ARTCORE announces that local violin prodigy Likai He will perform on Sunday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Casper. Likai recently performed at the Wyoming Arts Summit at the Casper Events Center. Here’s some background on the young violinist: A seventh-grader at Dean Morgan Junior High School, Likai He has been
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Wranglers roll into Afton for concert

The Star Valley Arts Council presents the “Bar J Wranglers Holiday Homecoming” on Friday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. at the Star Valley High School auditorium in Afton. The Bar J Wranglers from Jackson will perform a standard repertoire of Western music laced with humor and storytelling during this two-hour concert.Tickets are $14 per person. FMI:
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Williams: "The Art of Engagement"

From a UW press release: Terry Tempest Williams, the University of Wyoming’s first Eminent Writer in Residence in the Master of Fine Arts Program in creative writing, will host four events this semester.The final two installments of Williams’ free brown bag lunch series, “The Art of Engagement: Conversations about Culture and Landscape,” will be held
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Williams: "The Art of Engagement"

From a UW press release: Terry Tempest Williams, the University of Wyoming’s first Eminent Writer in Residence in the Master of Fine Arts Program in creative writing, will host four events this semester.The final two installments of Williams’ free brown bag lunch series, “The Art of Engagement: Conversations about Culture and Landscape,” will be held
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"Short Film Challenge" for filmmakers

Independent Feature Project (IFP) Phoenix’s FOUR SEASONS SHORT FILM CHALLENGE is a year-long competition with winning filmmakers taking home cash, prizes and bragging rights! ROUND THREE — WINTER: The holidays and the New Year’s Resolution brings out something in everyone. Make a three-minute film with that theme; the genre is up to you! The top
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