Wyoming Arts Council

Congrats on U of A Poetry Center opening

Sometimes we wander away from Wyoming topics to cover important regional literary events — The University of Arizona Poetry Center in Tucson will hold is “Housewarming Festival” for its new building on Sunday, Oct. 14, noon-5 p.m. I wish I could just jet down there for the day. Since that’s not possible, we’ll send good
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Groucho Lives! (on)

“The greatest living interpreter of Groucho Marx’s material,” Frank Ferrante will appear in An Evening With Groucho, Thursday, October, 18, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. at the John F. Welsh Auditorium in the Natrona County High School. From Animal Crackers to A Night at the Opera, co-author Morrie Ryskind called him “the only actor aside from
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Longfellow’s reach a long, enduring one

Join thousands of people across Wyoming this fall who will read, discuss and fall in love with one book: My Ántonia by Willa Cather. It’s all part of the Wyoming Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Until November 15, local libraries in 13 counties will have book discussions, living
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Longfellow's reach a long, enduring one

Join thousands of people across Wyoming this fall who will read, discuss and fall in love with one book: My Ántonia by Willa Cather. It’s all part of the Wyoming Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Until November 15, local libraries in 13 counties will have book discussions, living
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Juan Laden exhibit opens in Denmark

“Passing Memories, Descansos: Roadside Memorials of the West,” an exhibition of photographs by Juan Laden of Lander, will be on display at the Skive Bibliotek in Skive, which is on Denmark’s Jutland Peninsula. Exhibit dates are Nov. 3-Dec. 29. Juan will depart next week for Denmark to oversee the exhibit and talk about his work.
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GTMF holds "StringFest" for students

From a press release: The Grand Teton Music Festival announced plans today for its annual StringFest for area middle school music students. The unique three-day string clinic brings the orchestra studentsof Jackson Hole and Star Valley Middle Schools together with Festival veteran violinist Barbara Scowcroft for an intense collaborative rehearsal and concert experience. StringFest 2007
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GTMF holds "StringFest" for students

From a press release: The Grand Teton Music Festival announced plans today for its annual StringFest for area middle school music students. The unique three-day string clinic brings the orchestra studentsof Jackson Hole and Star Valley Middle Schools together with Festival veteran violinist Barbara Scowcroft for an intense collaborative rehearsal and concert experience. StringFest 2007
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Literary conference features worldly line-up

The 21st annual ARTCORE/Casper College Literary Conference, with the theme of “Spiritual Warriors,” features an international line-up of poets and writers Oct. 17-19 in Casper. Presenters include Nick Flynn, New York City poet and essayist and author of the memoir “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City;” Ekiwah Adler-Belendez (shown at right), a 19-year-old poet prodigy
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Box gets Booklist stars for "Blue Heaven"

Keir Graff has written a positive review of C.J. Box’s upcoming thriller, “Blue Heaven,” for Booklist Online. C.J., or “Chuck,” as the writer (a WAC fellowship winner) is known throughout his native Wyoming, is the author of seven Joe Pickett mysteries, five of which have received starred reviews on Booklist, considered the Bible of “books
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Box gets Booklist stars for "Blue Heaven"

Keir Graff has written a positive review of C.J. Box’s upcoming thriller, “Blue Heaven,” for Booklist Online. C.J., or “Chuck,” as the writer (a WAC fellowship winner) is known throughout his native Wyoming, is the author of seven Joe Pickett mysteries, five of which have received starred reviews on Booklist, considered the Bible of “books
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