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Bear images at the State Museum

“Archie,” done by the students at Mountain View High School, won 2nd place at the Wyoming High School Art Symposium held in Casper at the Nic. Teacher was Tara Taylor An exhibit of fiberglass bear sculptures designed by Wyoming high school students and celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the National Museum of Wildlife Art is
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Greybull’s Garrison produces "Fiddler" CD

It pays to surf the Sunday blogs. This comes from Ed Kemmick’s “City Lights” blog at the Billings (Mont.) Gazette: In January, I wrote about the death of Halleck “Fiddler” Brenden, a Laurel-born character and musician who recorded 13 songs and three poems six months before he died. His friend, Paul Garrison, a Wyoming musician
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Greybull's Garrison produces "Fiddler" CD

It pays to surf the Sunday blogs. This comes from Ed Kemmick’s “City Lights” blog at the Billings (Mont.) Gazette: In January, I wrote about the death of Halleck “Fiddler” Brenden, a Laurel-born character and musician who recorded 13 songs and three poems six months before he died. His friend, Paul Garrison, a Wyoming musician
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Mural project dedicated at rural school

Phil White wrote about the state’s latest mural project for the May 10 edition of the Casper Star-Tribune: Murals of dinosaurs, bison, Jelm Mountain and Americans Indians were dedicated Friday at Harmony School, one of Albany County’s last rural schools southwest of Laramie along State Highway 230. Drawn by a professional artist who is the
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NMWA gets designation as national museum

From a May 9 National Museum of Wildlife Art press release:President George W. Bush signed a bill today that recognizes the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole as the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States. The bill reaffirms the NMWA’s position as the world’s premier Museum featuring wildlife art and
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Mother’s Day concert Sunday in Casper

The 29th annual Casper Children’s Chorale Mother’s Day concert will take place on Sunday, May 11, 7 p.m., at the Kelly Walsh High School auditorium, 3500 E. 12th St., Casper. Alla Breve, a 44-voice women’s chorus, also will perform.Tickets are $6 at the door.

Mother's Day concert Sunday in Casper

The 29th annual Casper Children’s Chorale Mother’s Day concert will take place on Sunday, May 11, 7 p.m., at the Kelly Walsh High School auditorium, 3500 E. 12th St., Casper. Alla Breve, a 44-voice women’s chorus, also will perform.Tickets are $6 at the door.

National Endowment for the Arts announces new series of Operation Homecoming writing workshops

For the first time, VA medical centers and military hospitals host Operation Homecoming writing workshops Washington, DC – U.S. Armed Forces active duty troops and veterans of both current and past conflicts will have an in-depth opportunity to reflect on their service through the National Endowment for the Arts’ groundbreaking initiative Operation Homecoming: Writing the
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Apply now for 2009 creative writing fellowships

Printable applications for the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2009 creative writing fellowships in fiction are available at the WAC web site. Go to wyoartscouncil.wpengine.com and scroll down to the “News” section. Click on the first link, “Apply now for 2009 creative writing fellowships.” This will take you to a four-page pdf document that includes a bio
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UW faculty exhibit at Lander Art Center

The Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street in Lander, hosts the University of Wyoming Faculty Art Show through May 31. Opening reception in on Friday, May 9, 6-8 p.m. Artists include: Mark Ritchie, printmaker; Patrick Kikut, painter; Ricki Klages, painter; Margaret Haydon, ceramics; Shelby Shadwell, drawing; Leah Hardy, metal and ceramic sculpture; Doug Russell, drawing
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