Wyoming Arts Council

Meet the bookfest authors: Jack Gantos

Wyomingarts is pleased to participate in the Equality State Book Festival Sept. 18-20 in Casper. On these blog pages, we will profile the poets, writers and editors featured at the bookfest. Here’s info on children’s writer Jack Gantos from the bookfest web site: Jack Gantos is the author of dozens of books for children, including
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"Jentels Presents" at Sheridan College Main Street campus on Aug. 5

From Lynn Reeves at Jentel: The Jentel Artist Residency Program is proud to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, August 5th, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Sheridan College Main Street Campus, 171 North Main. This months presenters include a sculptor/papermaker, an oil painter,
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"Jentels Presents" at Sheridan College Main Street campus on Aug. 5

From Lynn Reeves at Jentel: The Jentel Artist Residency Program is proud to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, August 5th, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Sheridan College Main Street Campus, 171 North Main. This months presenters include a sculptor/papermaker, an oil painter,
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Int’l opportunities for Wyoming performers

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation announces a major expansion of USArtists International (USAI) effective immediately. The Foundation received grants of $500,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and $100,000 from the Trust for Mutual Understanding in support of USAI. A program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, USAI is the
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Int'l opportunities for Wyoming performers

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation announces a major expansion of USArtists International (USAI) effective immediately. The Foundation received grants of $500,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and $100,000 from the Trust for Mutual Understanding in support of USAI. A program of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, USAI is the
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The Clumsy Lovers return to OysterGrass

The Clumsy Lovers from Canada are the headliners for Saturday, July 26, 10 p.m., at the Oyster Ridge Music Festival at Triangle Park in Kemmerer. The free festival is July 25-27. Here’s more info from the festival’s web site: The Clumsy Lovers are the hottest band coming out of Canada today. Their “Raging bluegrass Celtic
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"Ballad of Gopher Gap" on stage in Buffalo

The Johnson County Arts and Humanities Council presents the summer melodrama “The Ballad of Gopher Gap” on July 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31 and Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., at the New Hope Worship Center (old Masonic Lodge), 185 N. Main St., Buffalo. Tickets at the door are $4. Advance tickets are $3 apiece through
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"Ballad of Gopher Gap" on stage in Buffalo

The Johnson County Arts and Humanities Council presents the summer melodrama “The Ballad of Gopher Gap” on July 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31 and Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., at the New Hope Worship Center (old Masonic Lodge), 185 N. Main St., Buffalo. Tickets at the door are $4. Advance tickets are $3 apiece through
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Lila McConigley performs in hometown Casper

Lila McConigley (shown at right) and Tenors UnLimited will be featured in a concert on Wednesday, July 23, 7:30 p.m., at Natrona County High School in Casper. Here’s some background on the event from the ARTCORE web page: In fourth grade, Lila McConigley volunteered when Marcia Patton asked who from the Casper Children’s Chorale was
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band headlines Beartrap

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will perform at this year’s Beartrap Summer Festival on Casper Mountain at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 20. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is Jeff Hanna, guitars/vocals; Jimmie Fadden, drums/harmonica/vocals; Bob Carpenter, keyboards/accordion/vocals; and John McEuen, banjo/fiddle/guitar/mandolin. The band recently won a Grammy for Best Country Instrumental for “Earl’s Breakdown.” The
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