Wyoming Arts Council

Poetry Out Loud schools announced

Seven schools from around Wyoming have signed up to participate in the 2008 Poetry Out Loud recitation competition.Participating schools (with teachers’ names):Buffalo H.S., Buffalo, Kira WagesCarey J.H.S., Cheyenne, Angel KatenEast H.S., Cheyenne, Michael StarksCody H.S., Cody, Michael RileyGuernsey-Sunrise School, Guernsey, Tess BandalosStar Valley H.S., Afton, Robyn JohnsonWheatland H.S., Wheatland, Scott JamesThe school competitions will be
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Young Musicians Fest March 7-8 in Evanston

The Young Musicians Festival will take place March 7-8 at Davis Middle School in Evanston. Registration deadline is Feb. 22. Register online here. Schedule of events (all included with festival registration): Friday, March 7, 7 p.m. Molly’s Revenge in concert — Super high-energy Celtic style band, featuring Irish flutes, Scottish bagpipes and more. This concert
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Chul Hee Yoon in concert at UW

Korean pianist Chul Hee Yoon will perform a guest artist recital Sunday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center concert hall in Laramie. Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Box Office or through its Web site
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Chamber music enlivens winter nights

Grand Teton Music Festival winter concerts: CHAMBER MUSIC FOR BRASS QUINTETFriday, February 15, 20087:30 p.m., Walk Festival Hall Featuring Festival Musicians from the Houston Symphony:Mark Hughes, trumpetTheresa Hanebury, trumpetNancy Goodearl, hornMark McConnell, tromboneDavid Kirk, tuba HOLST Suite No. 2 in FEWAZEN FrostfireBEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9 (excerpts)BERNSTEIN West Side Story SuiteCOPLAND Simple Gifts SINGLE TICKETS$25 Adults,
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Mortenson reschedules Jackson apperance

Here’s an update from the Teton County Public Library about a schedule change: New, free tickets to Greg Mortenson’s “Three Cups of Tea” presentation will be available for pick up (first-come, first served) beginning at 9 a.m., Thursday, February 21 at Valley Book Store in Jackson. Mortenson will discuss his best-selling book, “Three Cups of
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UW art students receive purchase awards

The University of Wyoming Art Museum has announced the awards for the 33rd Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition. More than $19,000 in prize money was awarded during an award ceremony on Feb. 1. The exhibition was selected by juror Linny Frickman, director of the Hatton Gallery at Colorado State University. The annual exhibition,
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"Cats" in Casper for one show March 10

Broadway in Casper presents “Cats” at the Casper Events Center on March 10, 7:30 p.m. Based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Cats” won seven 1983 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Lighting and Best Costumes. In October of 1991,
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"Cats" in Casper for one show March 10

Broadway in Casper presents “Cats” at the Casper Events Center on March 10, 7:30 p.m. Based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” and with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Cats” won seven 1983 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Lighting and Best Costumes. In October of 1991,
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Winners of Warren Adler writing competition announced

The winning short stories have been announced in the Warren Adler on-line writing competition. The theme this year was New York. You can read the outstanding stories athttp://www.warrenadler.com/contest07.shtml and vote on which one you like the best. It will be awarded the People’s Choice. Part of what Warren had to say to those whose stories
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