Wyoming Arts Council

Vote now for "Modern Day Mountain Man"

Wyoming Arts Council roster artist Bryan Ragsdale of Green River sends this request: “Modern Day Mountain Man” has been nominated for Country Song of the Year by the Independent Singer Songwriters Association. It is a huge honor and I need you help. Starting tomorrow you can go to http://www.issa-music.org/ to vote for “Mountain Man” or
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Vote now for "Modern Day Mountain Man"

Wyoming Arts Council roster artist Bryan Ragsdale of Green River sends this request: “Modern Day Mountain Man” has been nominated for Country Song of the Year by the Independent Singer Songwriters Association. It is a huge honor and I need you help. Starting tomorrow you can go to http://www.issa-music.org/ to vote for “Mountain Man” or
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WAC roster artist in Georgia as movie extra

One of the Wyoming Arts Council’s roster artists, “V, a.k.a. The Gypsy Cowbelle, continues on her ever-growing journey entertaining audiences with her authentic “Cowbilly” music. Having missed her when she entertained here in Cheyenne last weekend at the Old West Museum for their annual Traditions Art Show and Folk Art Festival, I called her to
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The publishing mire

Here’s an interesting article to read about the future of the publishing world.http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/meet-publishers-enemy-no-1-cory-doctorow/article1362457/

Mad Dog & The Pilgrim a wayside stop for book-loving travelers

Rone Tempest writes about the latest wyofile story. This one is about Mad Dog & Pilgrim Bookstore, every Wyoming reader’s favorite stop between Jeffrey City and Lander. From Rone: It is probably the last place on earth that you would expect to find a really fine used bookstore. Sweetwater Station, population plus-or-minus 5, is the
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Mad Dog & The Pilgrim a wayside stop for book-loving travelers

Rone Tempest writes about the latest wyofile story. This one is about Mad Dog & Pilgrim Bookstore, every Wyoming reader’s favorite stop between Jeffrey City and Lander. From Rone: It is probably the last place on earth that you would expect to find a really fine used bookstore. Sweetwater Station, population plus-or-minus 5, is the
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Laramie’s KEAG Gallery may close at end of ’09

This is bad news. Sarah Ramsey sent this e-mail notice: Hello All:I would like to say thank you to all who supported KEAG Gallery. It was my intent to develop a ‘space’ to promote local arts and fair trade. In the last year-and-a-half, we have featured more than two-dozen local and regional artists, raised almost
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Laramie's KEAG Gallery may close at end of '09

This is bad news. Sarah Ramsey sent this e-mail notice: Hello All:I would like to say thank you to all who supported KEAG Gallery. It was my intent to develop a ‘space’ to promote local arts and fair trade. In the last year-and-a-half, we have featured more than two-dozen local and regional artists, raised almost
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Where in the world is Wyoming?

Kenneth Foote will present the keynote address for Geography Awareness Week Thursday, Nov. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building in Laramie. Foote, professor of geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss “European Memory: Conflicts and Commemorations Across and Beyond Borders.” Foote has written seven books
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Congress considers Artist-Museum Partnership Act legislation

Some interesting news for museums and artists (source: online newsletter of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies): The Artist-Museum Partnership Act is pending consideration in the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee. The legislation would amend the Internal Revenue Code to improve the ability of museums to collect works by
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