Wyoming Arts Council

Tom Rea pens series on "Wyoming's Mormons"

Wyofile is featuring a series of articles on “Wyoming’s Mormons” by Casper writer and historian Tom Rea. Tom’s most recent book is “Devil’s Gate: Owning the Land, Owning the Story,” from University of Oklahoma Press. Here’s some info on the series from Wyofile: Beginning Monday, Casper journalist/historian Tom Rea looks at the significant role played
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Quadra Dangle Society in Laramie holds tornado recovery fund-raiser

Remember the tornado that ripped through Laramie last spring? It damaged a number of buildings. One of them houses the Quadra Dangle Society, a square dance group. The Quadra Dangle Society is holding a Square Dance Lagacy Gala Tornado Recovery & Special Projects Fund-raiser on Saturday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., at the Ramada Inn, 2313
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"Amahl and the Night Visitors" at LCCC

Amahl and the Night Visitors, a one-act opera commissioned by NBC and written for television by Gian Carlo Menotti, was first televised in December 1951 and was shown every year until 1966. Laramie County Community College music and theater majors will perform this opera at the LCCC Playhouse on Sunday, Dec. 7, 3-5 p.m. Tickets
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"Amahl and the Night Visitors" at LCCC

Amahl and the Night Visitors, a one-act opera commissioned by NBC and written for television by Gian Carlo Menotti, was first televised in December 1951 and was shown every year until 1966. Laramie County Community College music and theater majors will perform this opera at the LCCC Playhouse on Sunday, Dec. 7, 3-5 p.m. Tickets
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WAC announces choral music grant program

The Wyoming Arts Council announces the American Masterpiece Commissioning Choral Music Grant Program which provides up to $3,000 to support and encourage the commissioning of new choral music from American Master Composers. Wyoming non-profit organizations and tax exempt educational institutions may apply for up to one-half of the costs to commission a new choral work
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Liven up holidays with "A Taffeta Christmas"

“A Taffeta Christmas,” music and lyrics by Rick Lewis and directed by Branda Lyttle, will be presented Dec. 5–7 and 12–14 at the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players’ Mary Godfrey Playhouse in Cheyenne. Performances on Dec. 5,6,12 and 13 are at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 14 performances are at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $20,
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Liven up holidays with "A Taffeta Christmas"

“A Taffeta Christmas,” music and lyrics by Rick Lewis and directed by Branda Lyttle, will be presented Dec. 5–7 and 12–14 at the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players’ Mary Godfrey Playhouse in Cheyenne. Performances on Dec. 5,6,12 and 13 are at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 7 and 14 performances are at 2 p.m. Adult tickets are $20,
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Stamp art competition opens January 1

From a press release: The cinnamon teal will be the subject of the 26th Annual Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art competition. This will be the first time a waterfowl game species will adorn the stamp since a Canada Goose was selected as winner in the first competition. Each year the Wyoming Game and Fish Department selects
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"Great Russian Nutcracker" comes to Casper

The Moscow Ballet presents “The Great Russian Nutcracker” on Thursday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., at the Casper Events Center in Casper. Here’s some info from the Events Center web site: “Don’t miss this spectacular holiday event of the season! A classic for the whole family. Hand-painted sets, larger-than-life puppets and breath-taking scenic design by Valentin
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"Great Russian Nutcracker" comes to Casper

The Moscow Ballet presents “The Great Russian Nutcracker” on Thursday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., at the Casper Events Center in Casper. Here’s some info from the Events Center web site: “Don’t miss this spectacular holiday event of the season! A classic for the whole family. Hand-painted sets, larger-than-life puppets and breath-taking scenic design by Valentin
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