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White House hosts country music workshop

Just in time for National Day of the Cowboy (July 25): Last Tuesday, country music artists Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss (along with her band Union Station), and legend Charlie Pride performed and worked with students who came to a country music workshop held at the White House. Second in a series spearheaded by First Lady
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Fly-fishing love stories — and more — on "Fishing Music II"

Grady Kirkpatrick spent part of today’s “KUWR Morning Music” show playing excerpts from “Fishing Music II” from Snake River Records. The jaunty opening song is “Little Miss Cutthroat” which you might call a fly-fishing love story: Little Miss Cutthroatmy Yellowstone dreamboatmore than just my flyis hooked on you The song features Wyoming’s Mike Dowling on
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Fly-fishing love stories — and more — on "Fishing Music II"

Grady Kirkpatrick spent part of today’s “KUWR Morning Music” show playing excerpts from “Fishing Music II” from Snake River Records. The jaunty opening song is “Little Miss Cutthroat” which you might call a fly-fishing love story: Little Miss Cutthroatmy Yellowstone dreamboatmore than just my flyis hooked on you The song features Wyoming’s Mike Dowling on
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On book tour, Craig Johnson finds surprises at Autry Museum of Western Heritage

Mystery novelist Craig Johnson recounts his experience at L.A.’s (Gene) Autry Museum of Western Heritage in his latest Post-It e-letter. Craig has a few stops left on his book tour: The Sheridan County/Fulmer Library, Sheridan, Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Littleton, Colorado, August 20 at 7 p.m. “Centennial Celebrates Cowboy Culture,”
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New WAC AIR addition: Russell Schnitzer

Latest addition to Wyoming Arts Council’s Artist Image Registry: photographer Russell Schnitzer of Lander.Russell’s work “concentrates mainly on bold natural landscapes, outdoor adventure and travel, and — substantially — fly fishing.”His work is on display this summer at the Folklore Coffeehouse in Lander. He has also exhibited his work at The Photographer’s Gallery in Denver,
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Cat Urbigkit: "Perros guardianes, perros valientes" due out in August

Pinedale writer and photographer Cat Urbigkit sends this news: I wanted to share news about the bilingual (Spanish) edition release of my “Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs” (“Perros guardianes, perros valientes”) book. It’s featured in the Boyds Mills Press fall 2009 catalog. The new edition was honored as a Junior Library Guild selection in Spring 2009
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Cat Urbigkit: "Perros guardianes, perros valientes" due out in August

Pinedale writer and photographer Cat Urbigkit sends this news: I wanted to share news about the bilingual (Spanish) edition release of my “Brave Dogs, Gentle Dogs” (“Perros guardianes, perros valientes”) book. It’s featured in the Boyds Mills Press fall 2009 catalog. The new edition was honored as a Junior Library Guild selection in Spring 2009
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Send titles of new books by Wyoming authors

Editors of the WAC’s Artscapes newsletter are looking for information on new books by Wyoming authors to include in the August issue. We’re specifically interested in fall titles, due to be released September through December, 2009. Please e-mail the following info to either Linda Coatney or Mike Shay by July 31: Book title, author, ISBN
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Craaazy weekend in Sheridan — art exhibits, book sales and county fair

Sheridan Stationery Books & Gallery, 206 Main St. in Sheridan, will be participating in the downtown “Crazy Days” sidewalk sale on Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 1. The bookstore says it will feature “lots of great deals and craaazy prices!” This weekend also features the Sheridan County Fair at the fairgrounds and the Big
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Jax Store in Fort Collins holding regional author recognition day Sept. 12

This came via the wyomingwriters e-list on yahoo.com: My name is Dan Bonomo. I am writing on behalf of Jax Mercantile Co. We are holding a local author recognition day at our Jax Farm and Ranch store, 1000 Hwy. 287 north of Fort Collins, Colo., on Saturday, Sept. 12. We have already contacted all of
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