Wyoming Arts Council

"Arts and Aging Toolkit" available

Creativity Matters: The Arts and Aging Toolkit, written by Johanna Misey Boyer of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA), describes “strategies for enhancing health in older adults through participatory arts programs.” The toolkit was published by the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, and
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Daniel Kemmis at UW today

Dan Kemmis, the author of “Community and The Politics of Place” and “The Good City and the Good Life” will speak Tuesday, April 8, at 2:45 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building. His talk, “Western Leadership, Directions and Relationships with the Nation,” is part of Political Science Professor Pete Simpson’s
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Teen poetry slam April 22 at Cheyenne library

For National Poetry Month, the Laramie County Public Library in Cheyenne is hosting a poetry slam for students in grades 7-12. The battle begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in the new library’s Cottonwood Room.And beware — the Wyoming Arts Council’s Mike Shay will serve as one of the judges. Participants must pre-register
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Berky’s new play debuts April 24 in Jackson

Off Square Theatre Company in Jackson produces the world premiere of the newest play by Jackson Hole’s Bob Berky, “The Fourth Nail,” a scorching Dark Ages comedy about fear, fraud and faith. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays April 24 through May 10. Here’s a description of the play
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Berky's new play debuts April 24 in Jackson

Off Square Theatre Company in Jackson produces the world premiere of the newest play by Jackson Hole’s Bob Berky, “The Fourth Nail,” a scorching Dark Ages comedy about fear, fraud and faith. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays April 24 through May 10. Here’s a description of the play
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Grand opening for Douglas gallery April 7

WAC board member and artist Richard Olveda sends this news from Douglas: RomArt Gallery, 203 Center St., in downtown Douglas, will celebrate its grand opening on Monday, April 7, 5-7 p.m., with works by nine local painters, photographers and potters. Gallery owner and artist Rom Hinz said the city has been without an art gallery
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Art Spiegelman to lecture on "Comix 101"

Art Spiegelman, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus, will visit Laramie April 30-May 1 as a guest of the University of Wyoming MFA Visiting Writers Series and the Albany County Public Library. This trailblazing comic artist will give a lecture, “Comix 101,” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 30 at the Cavalryman Supper
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Art Spiegelman to lecture on "Comix 101"

Art Spiegelman, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus, will visit Laramie April 30-May 1 as a guest of the University of Wyoming MFA Visiting Writers Series and the Albany County Public Library. This trailblazing comic artist will give a lecture, “Comix 101,” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 30 at the Cavalryman Supper
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See artistic grizzlies on April 5 trolley tours

On Saturday, April 5, The Grizzly Gathering will sponsor three trolley tours to visit artists’ studios to see the project’s 13 sculptures in the act of creation. Tours will leave from the Shoshone Bank on Sheridan in Cody. Sign up at the Park County Library ($10 for adults and free for anyone under 18) or
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"Winter in Yellowstone" photos at NWC

The SinClair Gallery at Northwest College in Powell will exhibit “Winter in Yellowstone National Park via the East Entrance: 2008 the Last Opportunity?” from April 8-18, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. An opening reception will be held in the gallery on Tuesday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.The images of Yellowstone National Park
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