Wyoming Arts Council

Doug Russell busy during fellowship year

Doug Russell, an artist and assistant professor teaching drawing in the UW art department, sent the accompanying info as part of his final report for his 2008 Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowship. You’ll be able to see Doug’s work as well as the five other 2008-2009 visual arts fellowship winners at the biennial exhibit
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Tuesday Night Book Club revs up June 16

This release comes from Troy Rumpf at the Laramie County Public Library: Take some time to enjoy a great discussion and join the Tuesday Night Book Club, sponsored by the Laramie County Library System and Starbucks. A book club open to the entire community, the group meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday monthly
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Fun performance

In a blog post just a couple back, I talked about spontaneous performance that looks like people in any given place just burst into song and/or dance. Here’s a great video that says it all. While looking spontanous, there’s definitely some practice involved in a production like this, but there’s also the spirit of bringing
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Celebrating the art of the horse in Rock Springs

The Wild Horse and Western Art Show and Sale will take place July 10-11 at the SCM Parish Center, 624 Bridger Ave., Rock Springs. The venue is next door to Bunning Park where Rock Springs International Day festivities will be held on Saturday, July 11. Equine and western artists, as well as the general public,
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Clay Paper Scissors Summer Class Announcement

Clay Paper Scissors announces their summer classes. These classes are being taught by Abi Paytoe-Gbayee, a k-6 Cheyenne art teacher and award winning artist. She sells oil paintings professionally, makes pottery because she likes to play in the mud, and generally makes text -based sculptures and installations because that is her true love. Beyond that
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London Espresso machine delivers hot type

National Public Radio’s Morning Edition reported on some new technology (see photo above) which may make a big splash in the book-selling biz: Have you ever had that frustration of walking into a bookstore, looking for a specific book, and being told it’s out of print or not in stock? One company wants to put
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Sophia and Denise visit WAC

Denise Patton, director of the Carbon County Museum, and Sophia Puccini, dancer, singer and fine poet, visited the WAC offices yesterday to talk about a new community project they had in mind, grants, and what’s happening in Rawlins. Denise and Sophia want to bring a performance project to Rawlins that encompasses spontaneous performance with an
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Laramie Municipal Band opens season June 24

The Laramie Municipal Band, led by University of Wyoming Director of Bands Bob Belser, will open its free seven-concert summer series Wednesday, June 24. The series will continue each Wednesday through July 29 at the Washington Park bandshell in Laramie. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. The band also will perform Saturday, July 4, at
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Paul Taylor and Fireants part of the activities at Summer Outdoor Slam Kids Xtreme

Wyoming Arts Council roster artists Fireants and Paul Taylor will be part of the activities at the Summer Outdoor Slam Kids Xtreme event at Curt Gowdy State Park, June 6-7. This free event gives kids the opportunity to learn the correct and safe way to participate in such activities as archery, mountain biking, kayaking, hiking,
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Paranormal explorations at Fort Caspar

From the Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site: Join the Paranormal Research Society of Casper on Saturday, May 30, 7 p.m., at Fort Caspar Museum, 4001 Fort Caspar Rd., for an evening of paranormal investigation. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. The 7 p.m. presentation will be held in the Multi-Use Room and is free
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