Wyoming Arts Council

Elton John performs April 3 benefit concert in Laramie for Shepard Foundation

Elton John has announced that he will perform April 3 in Laramie at UW’s Arena Auditorium. It’s a benefit concert for the Matthew Shepard Foundation, an organization founded by Judy Shepard after the murder of her son, Matthew. Tickets for the Laramie show, $35-$85, will go on sale at 8 a.m. Monday at wyomingathletics.com. Here’s
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Deadline nears for WAC visual arts fellowships

Postmark deadline for applications to the Wyoming Arts Council’s 2009 visual arts fellowships is March 6. Printed forms have been mailed to visual artists on the WAC mailing list. Printable applications are available on the WAC web site at or on the WAC blog. You can have a paper application mailed or faxed to you
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Pianist Jeffrey Jacob debuts work by Casper College’s Jianjun He

Pianist Jeffrey Jacob will debut a commissioned composition by Casper College’s Jianjun He on Wednesday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., in Durham Hall, Aley Fine Arts Center, Casper College. Here is some background information on the event from the ARTCORE web site: Jeffrey Jacob heard a composition for flute by Casper College’s Jianjun He at a
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Pianist Jeffrey Jacob debuts work by Casper College's Jianjun He

Pianist Jeffrey Jacob will debut a commissioned composition by Casper College’s Jianjun He on Wednesday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., in Durham Hall, Aley Fine Arts Center, Casper College. Here is some background information on the event from the ARTCORE web site: Jeffrey Jacob heard a composition for flute by Casper College’s Jianjun He at a
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Matt Flint: New art, new website, new gallery

Matt Flint of Lander, winner of a 2008 Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowship, has some news: First I have a new website at the same address http://www.mattflint.com/ but with a new look and feel. I have uploaded some new work to the site and am now able to upload content on a regular basis.
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Lucky 13: New artists selected for WAC roster

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce 13 new additions to the WAC artist roster:1. Doug Andrews, Sheridan, vocalist2. Julianne Couch, Laramie, non-fiction writer3. Richard Gould, Lander, traditional hitching4. Chuck Larsen, Saratoga, cowboy poet5. Robert Martinez, Riverton, painter6. Macey Mott, Jackson, theatre7. Roy Pilcher, Devils Tower, chainsaw artist8. Georgia Rowswell, Cheyenne, paper artist9. Steve
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"Jentel Presents" March 3 in Sheridan

Featured at Jentel Presents March 3 (left to right): Ashley Butler, Christine Bourdette, David Hicks, Lenora Ditzler, Suzanne Unrein, Mark Lavatelli From the Jentel Foundation: Jentel is proud to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Sheridan College Downtown
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"Jentel Presents" March 3 in Sheridan

Featured at Jentel Presents March 3 (left to right): Ashley Butler, Christine Bourdette, David Hicks, Lenora Ditzler, Suzanne Unrein, Mark Lavatelli From the Jentel Foundation: Jentel is proud to present this month’s residents in an event open to the public. “Jentel Presents” will take place Tuesday, March 3, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Sheridan College Downtown
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Register now for Public Art Symposium

Ready to register for the symposium, “Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection,” at the University of Wyoming Conference Center April 2-4 in Laramie?Printable registration forms are available at the UW Art Museum web site at http://www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum/events.asp Advance registration fee (by March 15) for the entire conference is $100. Day passes also are available at
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Arts jobs supported in American Recovery Act

Here’s the text of a letter sent 2/19/09 to all state and regional arts agencies by Johnathan Katz, CEO of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA). It concerns the arts components included in Pres. Obama’s “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.” The Wyoming Arts Council is a NASAA member. On Tuesday, President
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