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Books & berries are featured at Powell expo

Montana author John Clayton will sign copies of his book, “The Cowboy Girl: The Life of Caroline Lockhart” at the Home and Garden Expo on Saturday, May 10, noon, at the Park County Fairgrounds in Powell. The Home and Garden Expo and Plant Sale takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the fairgrounds. You can
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Books & berries are featured at Powell expo

Montana author John Clayton will sign copies of his book, “The Cowboy Girl: The Life of Caroline Lockhart” at the Home and Garden Expo on Saturday, May 10, noon, at the Park County Fairgrounds in Powell. The Home and Garden Expo and Plant Sale takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the fairgrounds. You can
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New book about bronc rider Bill Smith

This info comes from Jenny Shank who writes the always excellent “Books & Writers” section for New West: The University of Oklahoma Press recently published Margot Kahn’s Horses That Buck: The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith, which tells the story of Bill Smith, a Wyoming-raised cowboy who became a “three-time world champion saddle
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"Hawaiians Take Cheyenne" on May 9

The opening reception for the “Hawaiians Take Cheyenne” exhibit will be on Friday, May 9, 5-8 p.m., at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum in Cheyenne. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for general public. The evening will include a sneak preview of the exhibit, as well as Hawaiian dance demonstrations, music, island appetizers
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"Hawaiians Take Cheyenne" on May 9

The opening reception for the “Hawaiians Take Cheyenne” exhibit will be on Friday, May 9, 5-8 p.m., at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum in Cheyenne. Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for general public. The evening will include a sneak preview of the exhibit, as well as Hawaiian dance demonstrations, music, island appetizers
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Wilde play at Lander Valley High School

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” a play by Oscar Wilde, will be presented Thursday though Saturday, May 8-10, 7 p.m., at Lander Valley High School in Lander. Produced by the Wyoming Shakespeare Theatre Company.For ticket information, call 307-332-2905 or go to http://www.wyoshakes.com

Eco-friendly book sale at Teton Co. Library

“Read, Reuse and Recycle” is the theme for the annual Friend of the Teton County Library Spring Book Sale from Thursday, May 15 through Sunday, May 18. Bookworms can burrow through rows of best sellers, biographies, thrillers, romance, classics, Oprah selections, art books, photography books, children’s literature and more during the four-day sale in the
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Publication party May 11 for Jeanne Rogers

Sundance author Jeanne Rogers, long-time member of Bearlodge Writers and Wyoming Writers, Inc., will be honored at a publication party and book signing for her book, Standing Witness: Devils Tower National Monument, A History, on May 11, 2-4 p.m. at the Visitor Center at Devils Tower National Monument. The event is hosted by the National
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Photo Gallery: Poetry Out Loud Finals in D.C.

In the two photos above, Buffalo High School senior Caila Booth performs at the Poetry Out Loud semifinals April 28 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Leslie Liberato (left), program manager for National Initiatives at the National Endowment for the Arts, presents a plaque to Wyoming’s Caila Booth at the Poetry Out Loud National
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Honors for UW’s Rod Garnett

From a University of Wyoming press release: For international students and visitors to the University of Wyoming, Rod Garnett’s home is a sort of foreign embassy. “Holiday dinners at his home can resemble dinners at the United Nations,” says Jenny Ingram of the Laramie-based Wyoming Humanities Council. Garnett’s efforts to bridge cultural and language barriers,
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