Wyoming Arts Council

Jalan Crossland performs solo in Hartville

Jalan Crossland will be playing solo performances at the Miner’s and Stockman’s Bar, 608 W. Main St. in Hartville on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20. Hartville is dangerously close to Glenrock, which Jalan sings about in “Don’t Taze Me Bro.” Those were dangerous days last summer when “Farmer Bud drove a tractor… in the Deer
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Reception tonight for "Our Home Town"

Reception will be held tonight (Friday, Feb. 19) from 6-8 p.m. at the AVA Center in Gillette for the exhibition “Our Home Town.” Free and open to the public. FMI: www.avacenter.org

Reception tonight for "Our Home Town"

Reception will be held tonight (Friday, Feb. 19) from 6-8 p.m. at the AVA Center in Gillette for the exhibition “Our Home Town.” Free and open to the public. FMI: www.avacenter.org

Outside Mag: "Biting characters" drive Mark Spragg’s new book, "Bone Fire"

Cody’s Mark Spragg was awarded creative writing fellowships from the Wyoming Arts Council in 1989 and 2000. He was the recipient of a Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award in 1999. Amongst all the accolades, Mark has written award-winning novels and screenplays and memoirs. His latest novel, “Bone Fire,” hits the shelves in March. Here’s a
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Outside Mag: "Biting characters" drive Mark Spragg's new book, "Bone Fire"

Cody’s Mark Spragg was awarded creative writing fellowships from the Wyoming Arts Council in 1989 and 2000. He was the recipient of a Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award in 1999. Amongst all the accolades, Mark has written award-winning novels and screenplays and memoirs. His latest novel, “Bone Fire,” hits the shelves in March. Here’s a
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2010 Visual arts fellowship applications available on WAC web site

The printable application and guidelines for the 2010 visual arts fellowships is available on the Wyoming Arts Council web site. Go to http://www.wyomingartscouncil.org.Applications will be mailed on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to those on the WAC mailing list.This year, the WAC will award up to three fellowships of $3,000 each to honor the work of Wyoming
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Poetry Out Loud state competition March 1-2

Getting ready for Poetry Out Loud, I’ve asked people if they could recommend any poetry books to give to our student contestants. A big thank you to Nancy Curtis of High Plains Press who sent Learn to Love the Haze (1996) by former Wyoming Poet Laureate Robert Roripaugh; Circle of Light (1995) by Charles Levondosky;
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Alyson Hagy passed on to me Vol. 1, Issue 2 of The Jackson Hole Review, which she brought back with her after a visit there in February with Philip Gourevitch and other UW writing staff and creative writing grad students. A forum for local artists and writers in the Jackson Hole area, it is co-edited
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Banff Mtn. Film Festival at UW Feb. 24-25

The Banff Mountain Film Festival world tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to the University of Wyoming Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 24-25, at 7 p.m. in the Arts and Sciences auditorium. The free showing, sponsored by the UW Outdoor Program, features award-winning films and audience favorites from approximately 300 films entered in the annual
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Call for entries: WAC visual arts fellowships

The Wyoming Arts Council invites you to apply for its 2010 Visual Arts Fellowships. Jurors are Ohio sculptor Kate Budd, Maryland mixed-media artist Sue Johnson and Arizona photographer Mark Klett. Postmark deadline is April 1, 2010 This year, the WAC will award up to three fellowships of $3,000 each to honor the work of Wyoming
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