Wyoming Arts Council

Here's a little Christmas poem to warm your heart

American Life in Poetry: Column 195 by Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate 2004-2006. “Here is a poem, much like a prayer, in which the Michigan poet Conrad Hilberry asks for no more than a little flare of light, an affirmation, at the end of a long, cold Christmas day.” Christmas Night by Conrad Hillberry Let
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Executive director wanted for music conservatory in Washington state

The Woods House Conservatory of Music in Washington State is seeking an innovative, dynamic Executive Director to operate an energetic, team oriented non-profit organization. We are seeking a person with leadership skills who can bring ideas, vitality, organization and financial stability to our much-loved conservatory. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2009.Outstanding skills are
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David Romtvedt’s Letter From Havana

Go along with David Romtvedt, Wyoming’s Poet Laureate, as he writes about his trip to Cuba with members of his musical group, The Fireants.http://www.centrum.org/fiddle/2008/11/letter-from-havana.html#more

David Romtvedt's Letter From Havana

Go along with David Romtvedt, Wyoming’s Poet Laureate, as he writes about his trip to Cuba with members of his musical group, The Fireants.http://www.centrum.org/fiddle/2008/11/letter-from-havana.html#more

Call for entries: CLTP New Play Project

March 31, 2009 is the deadline for Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska and Utah playwrights to enter their work to the New Play Project, a program created by the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players (CLTP) to encourage, recognize and support playwrights in the five-state region. Entries must be full-length plays that have not been performed previously; no
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"A Munsick Family Christmas Spectacular"

Wyoming Arts Council roster artist Dave Munsick performs as Dave Munsick & Sons for “A Munsick Family Christmas Spectacular” on Friday, Dec. 19, 7:430 p.m. at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. Dave and his sons Tris, Sam and Ian are from Dayton. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and students. FMI: 307-672-9084 or www.wyotheater.com.

"A Munsick Family Christmas Spectacular"

Wyoming Arts Council roster artist Dave Munsick performs as Dave Munsick & Sons for “A Munsick Family Christmas Spectacular” on Friday, Dec. 19, 7:430 p.m. at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. Dave and his sons Tris, Sam and Ian are from Dayton. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and students. FMI: 307-672-9084 or www.wyotheater.com.

New work by Matt Flint

Matt Flint, Listening I, 14″ x 11″ Lander’s Matt Flint, winner of a 2008 Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowship, has finished some new work. Here’s how he describes it on his blog at mattflintart.blogspot.com: I had some collage/mono prints laying around in the studio that I really liked, but thought they could use something
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Poetry returns to presidential inauguration

After a long hiatus, poetry will return to the inauguration of the American president. The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies announced today that Elizabeth Alexander, a prize-winning poet who grew up in Washington, D.C., will read at the swearing in Jan. 20 of President-elect Barack Obama. Alexander will be the fourth poet to read
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Apply: Artist’s Enclave at I-Park

The Artist’s Enclave at I-Park offers two- to four-week residencies from May to November 2009. Residencies include a private studio and living quarters, and allow artists time and space to work on existing projects. Successful candidates may also apply for a $1,000 travel grant. Note that the staff and studio space at I-Park are primarily
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