Wyoming Arts Council

Folklorico workshop at Cheyenne YMCA

Grupo Folklorico Colonias de Jalisco is sponsoring a dance workshop featuring Maestra Irene Hernandez from Los Angeles, CA., August 24 through the 26 at the Cheyenne YMCA. These fun and energetic workshops will be taught by Maestra Irene Hernandez, founder and director of Grupo Folklorico Sabor de Mexico from Los Angeles, California. Maestra Hernandez has
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Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival

The 20th annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival will be held Aug. 10-12 at the Grand Targhee Resort near Alta. Here’s a description from the web site:The grandfather of bluegrass festivals in the northern Rockies, our 20th annual festival, presented by Teton Reserve, will likely be one of the most memorable music events of the summer
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Mitchell & Edwards at "Heart of the West"

The Cheyenne Cowboy “Heart of the West” Festival will be held Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, at the Historic Cheyenne Depot, the Historic Plains Hotel, and other locales in downtown Cheyenne. Highlight of the festival will be “The Bard and Balladeer,” acclaimed cowboy poet Waddie Mitchell and cowboy musician Don Edwards performing with the
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Mitchell & Edwards at "Heart of the West"

The Cheyenne Cowboy “Heart of the West” Festival will be held Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, at the Historic Cheyenne Depot, the Historic Plains Hotel, and other locales in downtown Cheyenne. Highlight of the festival will be “The Bard and Balladeer,” acclaimed cowboy poet Waddie Mitchell and cowboy musician Don Edwards performing with the
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NoWoodStock VII in Ten Sleep

The NoWoodStock VII Music Festival will be held Aug. 10-12 in Ten Sleep’s Vista Park. Performers include the Jalan Crossland Band, Palmer Divide, Danny Many Horses Rael, Prickly Pair, Gary Small and the Coyote Brothers, Crescent Moon String Band, and many more. One-day tickets are $10 ($15 for Saturday) and three-day passes are $20. Military
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WAC board meets in Torrington Aug. 16-17

The Wyoming Arts Council will hold its quarterly board meeting on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 16-17, at the Eastern Wyoming College Community Training Center in Torrington. On Thursday, Aug. 16, you are invited to attend the board’s “public comment session” at 3:45 p.m. at the EWC Training Center. The current WAC board, along with former
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UW Outreach offers doc film course

The origin, development and evolution of American, British and Canadian documentary films is a course offered this fall through the University of Wyoming Outreach School. Discovering what is good, bad and unfair is the focus of “History of Documentary Film,” offered statewide. It’s part of the Outreach Credit Programs Office and the UW/Casper College Center,
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Nicolaysen holds "Banner Art Walks"

The Nicolaysen Art Museum will hold two Banner Art Walks in downtown Casper at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 and Sept. 27. Learn more about the 40 banners hanging around town as a celebration of the Nic’s 40th anniversary. Curator Lisa Hatchadoorian will lead the walks and discuss the artists and their styles. The banners
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Nicolaysen holds "Banner Art Walks"

The Nicolaysen Art Museum will hold two Banner Art Walks in downtown Casper at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 and Sept. 27. Learn more about the 40 banners hanging around town as a celebration of the Nic’s 40th anniversary. Curator Lisa Hatchadoorian will lead the walks and discuss the artists and their styles. The banners
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Cultural Trust Fund grants announced

Renee Bovee has announced the latest round of grants from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund.According to Renee, WCTF administrator, grants were awarded to 20 projects undertaken by nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in 12 Wyoming communities and nine counties. The five-member Cultural Trust Fund Board approved granting to the projects from 42 total applications at
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