Wyoming Arts Council

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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Guernsey-Sunrise senior wins Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition

Sara Needles (left), administrator for the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources,congratulates Wyoming Poetry Out Loud winner Danielle Then of Guernsey-Sunrise H.S. Photo by Linda Coatney. Danielle Then, a senior at Guernsey-Sunrise High School, was named state champion at the Wyoming Poetry Out Loud finals Nov. 17 in Cheyenne. She will represent the state at
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White House announced 2008 National Medal of Arts Recipients

On November 17, President George W. Bush announced the recipients of the 2008 National Medal of Arts. Nine medals were presented by the President and Mrs. Laura Bush in an East Room ceremony at the White House. The National Medal of Arts is a White House initiative managed by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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23 years of WAC creative writing fellowships

Wyomingarts is assembling lists of past fellowship winners in the literary, performing and visual arts. Once assembled, they’ll appear on the Wyoming Arts Council home page at wyoartscouncil.wpengine.com under “Individual Artists.” The performing arts list is already up, and I’m working on the visual arts category. The literary stats should be on the lit page
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BBHC has new Whitney Gallery blog

From a Buffalo Bill Historical Center press release: Whitney Gallery of Western Art Curator Mindy Besaw is now writing a weekly blog. Besaw has adopted the blog to chronicle the reinstallation of the Whitney gallery. “Progress on the renovation and reinstallation is moving rapidly,” Besaw says, “and this is a great way to keep everyone
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Tickets available for Tai Murray concert

From a UW press release: An internationally known violinist who made her stage debut with the Chicago Symphony at age 9, Tai Murray will close the University of Wyoming Cultural Programs’ fall concert series with a 7:30 p.m. performance Friday, Nov. 21, inside the Fine Arts Center concert hall in Laramie. Tickets cost $18 for
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Listen to "rough mixes" of Bryan Ragsdale’s new songs on MySpace.com

This comes from WAC roster artist Bryan Ragsdale of Green River:“As many of you know, Where Cowpokes Grow will be released in January of 2009. I am so excited to inform you things are going well and you can preview several rough mixes (no effects) at www.myspace.com/bryanragsdal. We still have a lot of work to
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Listen to "rough mixes" of Bryan Ragsdale's new songs on MySpace.com

This comes from WAC roster artist Bryan Ragsdale of Green River:“As many of you know, Where Cowpokes Grow will be released in January of 2009. I am so excited to inform you things are going well and you can preview several rough mixes (no effects) at www.myspace.com/bryanragsdal. We still have a lot of work to
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