Wyoming Arts Council

Lander Photo Group releases book just in time for Christmas

Wyomingarts is always glad to receive new books. The latest comes from David Schuster in Lander. The title is “Representations: A Collective Work. Photographs by the Lander Photo Group.” Inside are black-and-white and color photos from some of Lander’s finest: Mary Allen, Brad Christensen, Tony Henry, Ken Kidder, Juan Laden, Chris Robisch, David Schuster, and
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Philip Gourevitch at Teton Co. Public Library: "Crimes Scenes & Aftermaths"

From the Teton County Public Library in Jackson: On Friday, January 22, 7 p.m., the library presents “Crime Scenes & Aftermaths: Reporting & Writing from Rwanda to Hell’s Kitchen to Abu Ghraib and Beyond,” with author Philip Gourevitch. Gourevitch reads from his books and talks about how he got the stories and what is at
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Philip Gourevitch at Teton Co. Public Library: "Crimes Scenes & Aftermaths"

From the Teton County Public Library in Jackson: On Friday, January 22, 7 p.m., the library presents “Crime Scenes & Aftermaths: Reporting & Writing from Rwanda to Hell’s Kitchen to Abu Ghraib and Beyond,” with author Philip Gourevitch. Gourevitch reads from his books and talks about how he got the stories and what is at
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Help wanted: Wyoming Territorial Prison/Park

The Territorial Prison/Park in Laramie, an historic site within the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, is looking for an Historic Program Supervisor.“This position manages a large historic site and state park to fulfill the department objectives of preservation, protection, and interpretation of the cultural resources, and the historic and archival collections for the
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Donkey Creek Jazz Festival receives NEA grant

Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan has received a $10,000 Challenge America FastTrack grant to support the Donkey Creek Jazz Festival at its Gillette campus. The free, outdoor event will feature artists including pianist Dana Landry, bassist Erik Applegate, and the Scott Turpen Jazztet. Patrice Walker Powell, deputy chairman for States, Regions and Local
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Washakie Museum grand opening events set for May 14-15, 2010

The staff at the Washakie Museum in Worland alerts the Wyoming Arts Council about its grand opening gala set for May 14, 2010, at the museum, 2200 Big Horn Avenue. Tickets will be on sale in April. Events will include the dedication of bronze plaques for Legacy and Pioneer Society members and the debut performance
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Register for "Rural America" book discussion

Registration is underway for the Wyoming State Museum-hosted reading and discussion series, “Rural in America.” A part of the Wyoming Humanities Council’s Reading Wyoming program, “Rural in America” is a discussion group scheduled to meet January 20, February 17, March 17 and April 21 at 6:30 p.m., at the Wyoming State Museum. The program is
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Register for "Rural America" book discussion

Registration is underway for the Wyoming State Museum-hosted reading and discussion series, “Rural in America.” A part of the Wyoming Humanities Council’s Reading Wyoming program, “Rural in America” is a discussion group scheduled to meet January 20, February 17, March 17 and April 21 at 6:30 p.m., at the Wyoming State Museum. The program is
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Call for entries: Ciao Gallery Photo Competition

This comes from Michele Walters at the Ciao Gallery of Jackson: Ciao Gallery is pleased to offer our first “Photography Competition.” This competition is open to landscape, wildlife, candid, portrait/studio, abstract & architectural and any other style not mentioned. This competition is also open to B&W and color photography. Eligibility: Semi-Professional and beginning photographers (Income
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UW Western Thunder Marching Band rehearsing for New Mexico Bowl appearance

From a UW press release: They performed at the Sun Bowl in 1958, and later entertained the crowds at the Sugar, Fiesta, Holiday, Copper and Las Vegas bowls. The University of Wyoming Western Thunder Marching Band (formerly known as the Cowboy Marching Band) will continue the tradition when it leads the crowd in the popular
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