Wyoming Arts Council

2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts

TransCultural Exchange announces the 2009 Conference on International Opportunities in the Arts, which will take place April 3-5, 2009 at Boston’s Omni Parker House Hotel. Join more than 70 representatives from around the world to learn about long- and short-term residency opportunities for artists, writers and musicians. Learn about international exhibitions and performance opportunities, grants
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NEA will host workshops

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Wyoming, do you have what it takes…

…to be on the NBC hit show America’s Got Talent, that is. If you’ve watched the show at all, you know that the talent search is open to any act of any age. Host of the show, Jerry Springer, introduces and interviews a much less troubled American clientele, while celebrity judges Sharon Osborne, the British
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Idaho Center for the Book newsletter rounds up poets laureate of the West

Tom Trusky at the Idaho Center for the Book in Boise has assembled another great issue of the ICB newsletter. The October 2008 issue, “Gem State Laurels,” is devoted to profiles of the state’s poet laureate program which, in the early 1980s, morphed into the position of writer-in-residence. Idaho’s first poet laureate was Irene Grissom,
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"Tinsel Through Time" at Historic Mansion

Here’s a press release from the Historic Governor’s Mansion, part of the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Cutltural Resources: “Tinsel Through Time: Christmas at the Mansion” Cinnamon, cranberry, pine and peppermint, tinsel, toys and traditions are reminiscences of Christmas life at the Historic Governors’ Mansion. On Saturday, Dec. 6, from 5–8 p.m., we invite
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"Tinsel Through Time" at Historic Mansion

Here’s a press release from the Historic Governor’s Mansion, part of the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Cutltural Resources: “Tinsel Through Time: Christmas at the Mansion” Cinnamon, cranberry, pine and peppermint, tinsel, toys and traditions are reminiscences of Christmas life at the Historic Governors’ Mansion. On Saturday, Dec. 6, from 5–8 p.m., we invite
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National Book Award winners announced

The 2008 National Book Award winners were announced Wednesday night in a ceremony in New York City. The awards go to:Fiction: Peter Matthiessen, Shadow Country (Modern Library); click here for interviewNonfiction: Annette Gordon-Reed, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (W.W. Norton & Company); interviewYoung People’s Literature: Judy Blundell, What I Saw and How I
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Upcoming events at Lander Art Center

The Lander Art Center wants everyone to know about two upcoming events: The Fiber Arts Guild Exhibition will be held at the LAC, 244 Main St., Nov. 17-Jan. 2. The opening reception is on Friday, Nov. 21, 6-8 p.m. “Come see the wonderful fiber creations in knitting, weaving, felting, needlecraft and rug hooking in wool,
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Reception for AVA artists Friday night

Author & activist attorney speaks on "Honoring the Native Voice" at UW

Charles Wilkinson, a former attorney with the Native American Rights Fund and now Moses Lasky Professor of Law at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will speak Friday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Friday’s American Indian Heritage Month lecture is titled “Honoring the Native Voice: Some Thoughts on
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