Wyoming Arts Council

Poets 4 Change 08

The Ohio Spoken Word Poetry Community has put togethera small grassroots movement, “Pass The Word For Change” in 2008, reaching out to all of the poets/communities that are based on the I75 interstate from Michigan to Florida. Creative artists everywhere in the U.S. are welcome to join this movement. It is hoped that five major
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Sweet Wednesday tours Wyoming in June

Massachusetts folk-rockers Sweet Wednesday will be touring Wyoming in June. They’ll appear live on Wyoming Public Radio on Tuesday, June 24, at 11 a.m. To listen online, go to http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/wpr/. The group will perform at the Natrona County Public Library, 307 E. Second St., Casper, on Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 p.m. FMI: http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/. Sweet Wednesday
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Slammin’ on a Saturday night in Cheyenne

Over at the Laramie County Public Library on Saturday, June 14, our own Mike Shay was slammin’. Poetry slammin’ that is. The following information (reworked some) comes from his blog. Two performance poets from Denver’s 2006 national champion Poetry Slam team – Ken Arkind and Panama Soweto – took turns on stage with two of
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Slammin' on a Saturday night in Cheyenne

Over at the Laramie County Public Library on Saturday, June 14, our own Mike Shay was slammin’. Poetry slammin’ that is. The following information (reworked some) comes from his blog. Two performance poets from Denver’s 2006 national champion Poetry Slam team – Ken Arkind and Panama Soweto – took turns on stage with two of
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Gillette gets melodramatic

Gillette Community Theatre presents summer melodramas at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the WPA Building at Cam-Plex Park, 1635 Reata Drive. Tickets are available at the Gillette Chamber of Commerce, 314 South Gillette Ave. FMI: 307-689-4341.

Theatre Academy kids on stage

Rose Wagner at the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players sent this invitation:Two shows by the CLTP’s Youth Theatre Academy will be held on Friday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Mary Godfrey Playhouse in Cheyenne.The performances will be presented by students in Act I (completed K-1st grade) and Act II (completed 2nd-4th grade)
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Arts, music and fun at 2008 NIC Fest

NIC Fest will be held at the Nicolaysen Art Museum and surroundings in Casper on June 19-21. Festivities get underway on Thursday, 6-8 p.m., with “Preview Night.” It includes music by The Fireants, one of the most popular bands in Wyoming and a staple on the Wyoming Arts Council roster. Also included are a barbecue
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Governor reappoints three board members

Governor Dave Freudenthal has reappointed all three Wyoming Arts Council board members whose terms were due to expire at the end of June. Serving their second terms on the board will be Richard Olveda, an artist and photographer from Douglas; pianist Susan Stubson of Casper; and Jo Crandall, director of the Pinedale Fine Arts Council.
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Jewelry workshop June 20-21 at AVA

Are artists taking over?

A study by the National Endowment for the arts provides the first look at 21st century labor trends among working artists. Today, the NEA announced the release of “Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005,” the first nationwide look at artists’ demographic and employment patterns in the 21st century. “Artists in the Workforce” analyzes working artist trends,
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