Wyoming Arts Council

Raghu Raj P leads Indian dance class at UW

From a UW press release: The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a classical Indian dance class, led by acclaimed Bharathanatyam dancer Raghu Raj P, from 8:10-9:25 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the Margaret Mains Dance Studio in the UW Fine Arts Building in Laramie. The class is free and open
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UW welcomes Mark Jenkins as writer in residence

This just in from Beth Loffreda, director of the MFA creative writing program at UW: Mark Jenkins is joining UW’s MFA faculty as a writer in residence. Mark lives here in Laramie, and he’s currently a contributing writer for National Geographic, and he has had a long and brilliant career as an adventure/travel/nature writer for
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NIC welcomes piano virtuoso

2005 Van Cliburn Piano Competition finalist Davide Cabassi will perform at Casper’s Nicolaysen Art Museum & Discovery Center on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Director Holly Turner says, “This is the last stop on his tour of Wyoming, so this will be your last chance to see him. He is boarding a flight for Italy
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Folklorist heads up arts transition team

Oregon folklorist and blogger Camilla Mortensen reports this: President-elect Barack Obama has begun to put together his transition team. The American Folklore Society announced this morning that one of its members, former head of the National Endowment for the Arts, William “Bill” Ivey, was named to the transition team by Obama. According to AFS, Ivey
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The president-elect’s arts education policies

Interested in President-elect Barack Obama’s policy on the arts? Here’s the part of the policy that refers to arts education. You can read the entire thing in pdf form at http://www.barackobama.com/pdf/issues/additional/Obama_FactSheet_Arts.pdf. You can find more info on Obama’s outlook on the arts and culture at Americans for the Arts: Reinvest in Arts Education: To remain
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The president-elect's arts education policies

Interested in President-elect Barack Obama’s policy on the arts? Here’s the part of the policy that refers to arts education. You can read the entire thing in pdf form at http://www.barackobama.com/pdf/issues/additional/Obama_FactSheet_Arts.pdf. You can find more info on Obama’s outlook on the arts and culture at Americans for the Arts: Reinvest in Arts Education: To remain
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Janice Hamilton watercolor series at AVA

StringFest 2008 Nov. 13 at Walk Festival Hall

From a press release: The Grand Teton Music Festival invites the community to enjoy the final product of its annual youth clinic — StringFest 2008. The annual three-day string clinic brings the orchestra students of Jackson Hole and Star Valley middle schools together with Festival veteran violinist Barbara Scowcroft for an intense collaborative rehearsal and
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Wyoming’s Patricia Guthrie receives UW award

Wyoming native and University of Wyoming Alumnus, Patricia R. Guthrie, has been awarded the University of Wyoming National Advisory Board President’s Award for 2008. Mrs. Guthrie has been given the award for recognition of her hard work and dedication in supporting the arts in Wyoming. Born in Rock Springs, Guthrie graduated from the University of
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Wyoming's Patricia Guthrie receives UW award

Wyoming native and University of Wyoming Alumnus, Patricia R. Guthrie, has been awarded the University of Wyoming National Advisory Board President’s Award for 2008. Mrs. Guthrie has been given the award for recognition of her hard work and dedication in supporting the arts in Wyoming. Born in Rock Springs, Guthrie graduated from the University of
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