Wyoming Arts Council

Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Moorcroft 11/15

The West Texas Trail Museum will be hosting a Cowboy Poetry Gathering on Saturday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m.-11 p.m., at the Moorcroft Community Center in Moorcroft. Headliners are Andy Nelson (WAC roster artist), Ken Cook, Yvonne Hollenbeck, and Rhonda Sedgewick Stearns. They will be joined by other special guests. Prairie Fire will provide music for
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Manuel Munoz to speak at UW book club

The University of Wyoming Office of Multicultural Affairs in Laramie sends this news:University of Wyoming Ross Hall Book Club. Tuesday October 28, noon to 1:30 p.m. Wyoming Union Room 203. Guest Discussant: Author Manuel Munoz. Space limited to 30 participants. For more information, please call (307)766-4121. Open to faculty, staff, students, and community residents.

Call the WAC to schedule grants training

Looking to learn more about grant writing?Need an overview of th Wyoming Arts Council’s programs?Confused about how to use our e-granting system?Help is available! WAC’s program specialists are available to conduct grants training in your community. If your organization would like to arrange a session, please call us to work out a schedule.This training is
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Next Jackson Hole Writers Conference set for June 25-28, 2009

The seventeenth annual Jackson Hole Writers Conference will be held June 25-June 28, 2009, at the Center for the Arts in downtown Jackson. While the full line-up of presenters hasn’t been announced the conference will feature these special tracks for 2009: Travel and outdoor writing: Learn how to craft your adventure writing to tell the
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Wyoming Lincoln Commission offers grants

The Wyoming Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission (WALBC) recently announced that a Community Activities Grant Program is available to provide financial assistance to chapters of the Wyoming State Historical Society, schools, arts organizations, chambers of commerce and other organizations in developing activities relating to the Lincoln Bicentennial celebration. Funds may be used for exhibitions and other
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GTMF rated one of "Top 100" events for 2009

Amanda Flosbach at the Grand Teton Music festival in Teton Village sends this news: The American Bus Association (ABA) has announced that the Grand Teton Music Festival has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2009 by an elite tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list,
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GTMF rated one of "Top 100" events for 2009

Amanda Flosbach at the Grand Teton Music festival in Teton Village sends this news: The American Bus Association (ABA) has announced that the Grand Teton Music Festival has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North America for 2009 by an elite tourism industry selection committee. Inclusion in the Top 100 list,
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Touchstone 2008 in Laramie Nov. 15-16

Touchstone Laramie 2008, an exhibition and sale by the Laramie Artists, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15-16, at the Ramada, I-80 and U.S. Hwy. 287 in Laramie. Times on Saturday will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday 1-5 p.m. The Laramie Artists Project is a consortium of Laramie-area professional artists. The
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UW music professor wins national award

From a UW press release: Theresa Bogard is internationally known as a pianist. She’s building quite a reputation as a teacher, too. Bogard, a professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Music, was recently selected as the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Wyoming Professor of the Year. This is the only
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Karen Cotton offers tips for young writers

Karen Cotton, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle features/entertainment reporter and children’s writer, will be conducting a presentation for middle school-age students at the Laramie County Public Library in Cheyenne on Thursday (tonight) at 7 p.m. Her free presentation will focus on journalism and novel writing. It is being sponsored by the New Futures Program through a student loan
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