Wyoming Arts Council

Carving Demonstration Scheduled at UW Art Museum Monday

Montana sculptor Nick Lamb will demonstrate netsuke carving Monday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.Lamb in 1983 carved his first netsuke, a small wooden toggle worn with traditional Japanese clothing, and has since become one of the most celebrated non-Japanese carvers of netsuke and other traditional Japanese miniature forms.He
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The Fray to Play at UW Nov. 21

Multiplatinum record-selling band The Fray will perform in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium Saturday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m. Student tickets, limited to two tickets per valid student ID, go on sale Thursday, Oct. 8, for $25. Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, Oct. 12, for $35. Tickets
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Attending literary conference is good for you

From Mike Shay: Several Wyomingites have raised the issue of the high number of cases of swine flu being reported by the media in Natrona County. In other words, will I catch swine flu (H1N1) by going to the Casper College Literary Conference next week? I was at Casper College yesterday for the conference’s final
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Montana names Henry Real Bird as new poet laureate

A rancher, former rodeo cowboy and neighbor is Montana’s newest poet laureate. Gov. Brian Schweitzer appointed Henry Real Bird of Garryowen as the state’s third poet laureate, succeeding Greg Pape, whose term expired.The governor was effusive in his praise in naming Real Bird to this position: “Our heritage, our lives and our way of life
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