Wyoming Arts Council

"No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" author visits Jackson April 23-24

Just in time for the debut of the HBO Series “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” based on his books, author Alexander McCall Smith will be at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson in April. Here’s more info from the library’s web site: The Teton County Library & Library Foundation present “Page to the
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Wyoming Fiddle contest set for May 30-31

The 2009 Wyoming Old Time Fiddle Association (WOTFA) State Contest will be held in Thermopolis at the Hot Springs County High School on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. For more information about the annual competition, contact Contest Director Ed Capen at 307-921-8120 or ed_capen@yahoo.com or WOTFA President Dick Enders at aec@bresnan.net. FMI: http://www.wyomingfiddle.org

Jackie Allen in "Starry, Starry Night"

The CAM-PLEX Events Center in Gillette presents “Starry, Starry Night,” a concert with Blue Note recording artist Jackie Allen with Hans Sturm and friends on Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. CAM-PLEX invites you to “a romantic evening of your favorite jazz classics.” Read more here>

Jackie Allen in "Starry, Starry Night"

The CAM-PLEX Events Center in Gillette presents “Starry, Starry Night,” a concert with Blue Note recording artist Jackie Allen with Hans Sturm and friends on Saturday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. CAM-PLEX invites you to “a romantic evening of your favorite jazz classics.” Read more here>

"Big Blue Bear" sculptor addresses copyright issues at "Public Art & Community" Symposium

Sue Castaneda, recording expert at Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources (a.k.a. “The Voice of SPCR”), has produced public service announcements with our three visual arts fellowship judges — Greg Esser, Gina Ruggeri and Lawrence Argent. These short spots are sent to radio stations for announcement segments and to fill in gaps in programming. Sue
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"Big Blue Bear" sculptor addresses copyright issues at "Public Art & Community" Symposium

Sue Castaneda, recording expert at Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources (a.k.a. “The Voice of SPCR”), has produced public service announcements with our three visual arts fellowship judges — Greg Esser, Gina Ruggeri and Lawrence Argent. These short spots are sent to radio stations for announcement segments and to fill in gaps in programming. Sue
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Mass. artist animates public art projects

Wyomingarts came across an article on CNN Online about an artist in Massachusetts that’s perfected a way to design “moving murals” on walls of museums and other buildings. Here’s an excerpt: Artist Rufus B. Seder calls these “movies for a wall” Lifetiles. The Massachusetts artist invented the Lifetiles medium and is the only artist in
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All links lead to UW Art Symposium

Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection, April 2-4, 2009, University of Wyoming Conference Center, Laramie “Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection” is a symposium designed to expand the conversation and dialogue about the importance of public art in Wyoming’s communities and campuses.Building upon the success of “Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational,” this symposium will
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Ugandan musician performs at UW March 27

Samite, a world-renowned musician, composer and recording artist from the East African country of Uganda, will visit the University of Wyoming in Laeramie this month as part of African Awareness Week. Samite will conduct a workshop at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Wyoming Union Gardens and perform in concert at 4:30 p.m. Saturday,
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Triumph High’s Z-Club sells handmade mugs for COMEA House fund-raiser

From a press release: A student club at Triumph High School that focuses on advancing the status of women is sponsoring a fundraiser for the COMEA House homeless shelter, urging contributors to get “mugged” for women’s rights. The “mugged” part of the event comes from the student-made ceramic mugs that will be sold for $25.
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