Wyoming Arts Council

Veteran’s Day reading: Stories of women at war, and on the homefront

Teresa Funke will be reading from her two new books on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Cheyenne. Teresa has devoted her writing life to documenting stories of women at war and on the homefront during the Second World War. “Remember Wake” is the true story of the American
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Veteran's Day reading: Stories of women at war, and on the homefront

Teresa Funke will be reading from her two new books on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Cheyenne. Teresa has devoted her writing life to documenting stories of women at war and on the homefront during the Second World War. “Remember Wake” is the true story of the American
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GTMF launches winter concert series

The Grand Teton Music Festival has announced its winter chamber music series in Walk Festival Hall during January, February, and March, 2008. These are the Festival’s first winter concerts to be held in the newly renovated and insulated Walk Festival Hall. The GTMF will welcome its summer Festival Orchestra musicians back to Jackson for a
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Great letter of support about the Arts Summit

Dear Editor: For some time now the big buzzword in Douglas has been economic development. Housing, Wal-Mart, zoning, brain drain, business park, roads…the list goes on and on. Thousands of other towns have the same issues. Then, last week your front page reported about 20-somethings moving to town to “launch their professional careers.” Excessive hyperboles
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Sell your books at Brontosaurus Bazaar

The organizers of the Brontosaurus Bazaar are looking for writers who want to sign and sell copies of their books just in time for Christmas. The bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This is a fundraiser for Laramie’s University of Wyoming Geology Museum — the one with the big metal dinosaur out front.
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Thermopolis plans reception for WAC board

Sue Blakey of the Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation sends word that a reception will be held in Thermopolis for the Wyoming Arts Council board on Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m., in the Ralph Witters Elementary School commons area. For that evening only, Thermopolis will be showcasing local and Big Horn Basin artists, including many
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Kuxhausen exhibit opens with AVA reception

The AVA Center, 509 W. Second St. in Gillette, hosts an artist reception on Friday, Nov. 2, 5-7 p.m. for Barbara Kuxhausen. It will include an artist talk and demonstration. Hors d’oeuvres and liquid refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Barbara’s exhibit will be shown at AVA through Nov. 26. FMI:
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New art booklet from Sue Sommers

Leviticus: contemplating illness, fear and shame, is the title of a new art booklet by Pinedale’s Sue Sommers. Here’s what Sue has to say about it: The title may initially strike the reader as depressing or daunting. However, the people telling their stories in this book face disease and its emotional aftermath honestly. As a
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Chief Washakie exhibit at Rockpile Museum

Opening today at the Rockpile Museum in Gillette and running through Dec. 31: “Chief Washakie: Through the Lens of Time,” an exhibit from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. Washakie, long-time chief of the Eastern Shoshones, became Wyoming’s second representative in the Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in September 2000, joining
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Preserve your historic photos

The Rocky Mountain Memories Photo Preservation Workshop will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. at the Sheridan County Museum in Sheridan. The workshop provides an opportunity “to talk to preservation experts about the care of their family papers, scrapbooks, diaries, letters, photographs, and other materials of personal value.” Participants are encouraged to bring
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