Wyoming Arts Council

Poetry Out Loud finals Nov. 17 in Cheyenne

High school students from Wright, Shoshoni and Guernsey-Sunrise will compete in the Wyoming finals of the Poetry Out Loud recitation contest on Monday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. at the Atlas Theatre in Cheyenne. The awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m. in the State Capitol Rotunda. The events, sponsored by the
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Help Wanted: Collections Curator

The State Museum in the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is looking for a collections curator. Here are the details:RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the care and maintenance of all art works held by the State Museum, curate art work for Museum exhibitions and serve as liaison between elected officials, the State Legislative Service
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Blanchan/Doubleday submissions on way to juror

This morning, Wyomingarts boxed up the entries to the Blanchan and Doubleday writing competitions and mailed them to juror Laurel Blossom in South Carolina. There were 46 submissions in the Blanchan category and 45 in Doubleday. Ms. Blossom will have about two months to read the submissions and decide on up to one winner and
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"Into the Woods" at WWCC in Rock Springs

Still two weekends remaining to attend the Western Wyoming Community College production of “Into the Woods.” Tickets are available to the shows on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 14, 15, 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m., at the WWCC Theatre in Rock Springs.Here’s a description from the web site:“Into the Woods” is a musical of all your
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"Into the Woods" at WWCC in Rock Springs

Still two weekends remaining to attend the Western Wyoming Community College production of “Into the Woods.” Tickets are available to the shows on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 14, 15, 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m., at the WWCC Theatre in Rock Springs.Here’s a description from the web site:“Into the Woods” is a musical of all your
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Upcoming deadlines for individual artists

The Wyoming Arts Council periodically sends out e-mail bursts about grants, application deadlines and special events. This one, which was sent out today, features news for individual artists. You can find more information at the WAC web site at https://wyoarts.state.wy.us Performing arts fellowshipsThe Wyoming Arts Council invites Wyomingites involved in music performance to compete for
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Poet Claudia Rankine eminent professor of poetry next year at UW

This just in from Beth Loffreda, director of the MFA creative writing program at UW in Laramie: The eminent writer in poetry next year will be Claudia Rankine, who will teach a five-week workshop next September. Claudia Rankine is the author of four collections of poetry, including Don’t Let Me Be Lonely (Graywolf, 2004), PLOT
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Rock on at UW Green Rock Concert

From a UW press release: Local musicians will get a chance to show their skills during the University of Wyoming Green Rock local band night at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Wyoming Union ballroom in Laramie. Bands interested in performing are asked to submit press kits to the Campus Activities Center in the
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Nov. 22 fund-raiser for Gillette Theatre

Vote locally for national historic property prize

Rose Wagner of the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players sends this plea: The Hampton Inns provide money and volunteer assistance to the historic property (Hampton Inns refers to these properties as landmarks) that receive the most votes in their annual Hampton Inn Landmark competition. This year, the Historic Atlas Theatre has been nominated to receive this
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