Wyoming Arts Council

Editor & blogger to speak at WWInc. conference

One of the presenters for the Wyoming Writers, Inc., annual conference in Casper is Chuck Sambuchino, an editor for Writer’s Digest Books who blogs about literary agents. He placed info about the WWInc. conference on his blog. To read it, go to the May 4 posts at http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/

Reserve a copy of Pat’s chapbook by June 12

You can reserve a copy of Pat Frolander’s new poetry chapbook, “Grassland Genealogy,” from Finishing Line Press for $14 plus $1 shipping if you order by June 12. According to Pat, the number of copies of the book sold before June 12 will determine the size of the press run. You can order online at
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Reserve a copy of Pat's chapbook by June 12

You can reserve a copy of Pat Frolander’s new poetry chapbook, “Grassland Genealogy,” from Finishing Line Press for $14 plus $1 shipping if you order by June 12. According to Pat, the number of copies of the book sold before June 12 will determine the size of the press run. You can order online at
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"Yesterday’s Cars" exhibit at Laramie County Public Library

From a Laramie County Public Library press release: If you’re a car lover, then the Laramie County Library in Cheyenne has something for you. Through June 15, the library is hosting a new exhibit, “Yesterday’s Cars,” featuring both collectibles and photography. The photography comes from the talents of regional artist Beth Buskirk, who is drawn
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"Yesterday's Cars" exhibit at Laramie County Public Library

From a Laramie County Public Library press release: If you’re a car lover, then the Laramie County Library in Cheyenne has something for you. Through June 15, the library is hosting a new exhibit, “Yesterday’s Cars,” featuring both collectibles and photography. The photography comes from the talents of regional artist Beth Buskirk, who is drawn
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Wyoming Oldtime Fiddlers Contest May 30-31

From the May 13 issue of the Little Chicago Review: The 36th Annual Wyoming Oldtime Fiddlers Contest will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, in Thermopolis. This year’s judges are Nancy Padilla, Bozeman, Montana; Natalie Padilla, Greeley, Colorado, and Tyler Enders, Casper. The contest is nationally sanctioned by the National Oldtime Fiddle Association, Weiser,
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Yiddish Food Festival includes Klezmer music and Jewish folk dances — great food, too

The Yiddish Food Festival will be held on Sunday, May 17, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Mount Sinai Synagogue, 2610 Pioneer Ave., Cheyenne. The event is free and open to the public.To buy food or craft and gift items, money is exchanged for traditional shekels with $1 for each shekel. Tours of the synagogue will
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Pres. Obama names new NEA chairman

From an article in today’s New York Times by Robin Pogrebin: Rocco Landesman, the colorful theatrical producer and race-track aficionado who brought hits like “Big River,” “Angels in America” and “The Producers” to Broadway, has been nominated as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, the White House said on Tuesday. The
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Wyoming author Marcia Hensley speaks about her new book at May 16 Estes Park event

From the May 10 issue of the Estes Park (Colo.) News: The Estes Park Museum, 200 Fourth Street, will welcome Wyoming author Marcia Hensley [shown in photo above] for Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West, on Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for this free program and book signing.
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Art Works for Wyo. applications due May 15

Applications are currently available for the Wyoming Arts Council’s new Art Works for Wyoming grant program. This is one-time funding from the National Endowment for the Arts through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. Applications are due by May 15.AWW applicant organizations must have been awarded a grant by the WAC in the last four
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