Wyoming Arts Council

May Day basket-making at AVA Center

Celebrating history of the Sheridan Inn

From a Wyoming SPCR press release: In celebration of National Preservation Month, the Sheridan Community Land Trust is presenting the Sheridan Heritage Center Inc. with a plaque to commerate the first historic easement in the State of Wyoming. The Land Trust and the Sheridan Heritage Center Inc. signed the easement last December giving the Land
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Call for artists: Missoula Firefighters Tribute

Lots to do (arts-wise and otherwise) in Casper this summer

The new “Adventure Guide” for Casper and Natrona County arrived with the morning paper yesterday. It’s chock full of adventure, which includes the arts (naturally). The guide lists a page of arts galleries and museums, including sculptor Chris Navarro’s Gallery at 120 E. Second St., and the Nicolaysen Art Museum and Discovery Center at 400
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Miss V celebrates her heroes in new CD

Miss V’s new CD, “Bypast Heroes,” arrived today in the mail. Miss V, a.k.a “The Gypsy Cowbelle,” is a singer and musician who’s a new addition to the Wyoming Arts Council’s artist roster (it will be out in May). She subtitles her CD a “tribute,” featuring people she’s known during her 13 years living on
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Matt Flint now showing at Gallery MAR

WAC 2008 visual arts fellowship recipient Matt Flint from Riverton reports this on his blog: I am pleased to announce that I am now represented by Gallery MAR. Saturday I drove to Park City, Utah to meet with Maren Bargreen, the owner of Gallery MAR. I brought 6 new works to the gallery, two of
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Pasqua presents faculty seminar about theatre

Jason Pasqua will present a faculty seminar about producing, directing and staging plays at noon on Wednesday, April 29, in Arp Room 128 on the Laramie County Community College campus in Cheyenne. The seminar’s title is “What It Really Takes to Direct a Play” or “Why Jason is Never in His Office.”Pasqua is LCCC’s instructor
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Inda Eaton live in Casper May 16

Inda Eaton will perform on Saturday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., at Kelly Walsh High School in Casper. Here’s info on Inda from the ARTCORE web site: Inda Eaton is an accomplished singer songwriter/band leader with a knack for creating crafty hooks, meaningful lyrics and killer harmonies that have won her a loyal fan base worldwide.
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Colorado Opera offers discounted tickets

Dale Travis as Don Alfonso and Suzanne Mentzer as Despina in “Cosi fan tutte.” Photo: Matthew Staver. Because opera is a rare commodity in Wyoming, the following is a great opportunity to see live opera in the region at a discount: Only 3 more performances left of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” at the Colorado Opera
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In Memoriam: Ken Rand

Mike Rand sent news over the weekend that his father, Ken Rand, one-time Wyoming resident and long-time member of Wyoming Writers, Inc., passed away April 21. I first met Ken when he was living and working in Kemmerer and was named an honorable mention in the Wyoming Arts Council’s creative writing fellowship competition. If I
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