Wyoming Arts Council

Award is nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today announced the 2008 recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowships, the country’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Eleven fellowships, which include a one-time award of $20,000 each, are presented to honorees from eight states and Puerto Rico. The NEA National Heritage Fellowships program is
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Award is nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today announced the 2008 recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowships, the country’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Eleven fellowships, which include a one-time award of $20,000 each, are presented to honorees from eight states and Puerto Rico. The NEA National Heritage Fellowships program is
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Cultural Trust Fund board meets June 13-14

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Board will hold an annual grant review meeting at the Uinta County Museum, 120 Front Street, Evanston, on June 13-14. This year’s May 1 deadline brought in 46 applications requesting over $1.2 million in support of projects that begin after July 1. This year’s available funding is approximately $400,000. According
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Sculptor Jesus Moroles featured at UW

From a University of Wyoming press release: Artist Jesus Moroles will be in Laramie the week of May 27-30 to create a new, interactive work for “Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational.” His work, “Granite Windows,” will be located on Prexy’s Pasture. Made from a found steel tank, “Granite Windows” references the extractive industries of Wyoming. Eight
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Equality Initiatives events at UW feature art display and film screening

From a University of Wyoming press release: Equality Initiatives celebrates the successes of women and girls in Wyoming and promotes the discussion of women’s issues. The Cody-based awareness campaign is sponsoring a statewide series featuring an art show, film presentation and community dialogues. The first event is Saturday, May 31, at the University of Wyoming
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Spoken-word poet at Teton Co. Library

From the Teton County Public Library: Come hear spoken-word poet, teacher and activist Drew Dellinger as he raps out his own rhythm of words for global ecology and justice. Dellinger visits Jackson for an evening presentation “Words in Action” on Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m., followed by a writing workshop for adults on Friday,
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Byline Magazine contest deadline changed

Ella Marie Hayes, Wyoming representative for Byline Magazine, sent this info: Byline’s Biennial Poetry Chapbook Competition is open to all writers. FMI: http://www.bylinemag.com Manuscript page length: between 20-30 pages. Do not include photocopies of poems from magazines or journals. Please submit only one copy of your manuscript. Manuscripts should include no more thanone poem per
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No Fog West Theater: "Talking to Terrorists"

Checked the No Fog West Theater Company blog today to see what this talented group has been up to since we last heard from them in August 2007. Good news. The group has another project planned for this summer. Here are the details from the blog: Probably nobody checks our blog anymore as it’s been
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No Fog West Theater: "Talking to Terrorists"

Checked the No Fog West Theater Company blog today to see what this talented group has been up to since we last heard from them in August 2007. Good news. The group has another project planned for this summer. Here are the details from the blog: Probably nobody checks our blog anymore as it’s been
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More good stuff added to bookfest web site

Laurie Lye at Casper College sent me news that the Equality State Book Festival web site has been updated (several times) and now carries info on all the confirmed authors as well as the schedule of events. The bookfest is set for Sept. 18-20 at various venues around Casper — Casper College, Nicolaysen Art Museum,
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