Wyoming Arts Council

Arts in the Wyoming Legislature this week

The Wyoming Legislature will be getting a double dose of homegrown arts this week. On Thursday, March 4, Wyoming Poet Laureate David Romtvedt of Buffalo will read his work in each chamber. David is a member of the Wyoming Arts Council artists’ roster. Find out more by going to https://wyoarts.state.wy.us/Apps/Roster/Results.asp.Saratoga’s Cora Wood, the youngest perfomer
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Arvada-Clearmont senior wins Wyoming Poetry Out competition in Cheyenne

(l) Judah Lovato, WY POL winner and (r) Laura Hofstad, WY POL runner-up Judah Lovato, a senior at Arvada-Clearmont High School in Sheridan County, was named state champion at the Wyoming Poetry Out Loud finals March 2 in Cheyenne. He will receive an expenses-paid trip with a chaperone to Washington, D.C., for the Poetry Out
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"The Toll of War" hits stages in Utah

From the Salt Lake Tribune: James Svendsen believes works of art about warriors from thousands of years ago might be used to serve warriors of today. The University of Utah dramaturge is helping produce a series of staged readings of “The Toll of War,” two short one-act performances cut from Sophocles’ 2,400-year-old plays “Ajax” and
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"The Toll of War" hits stages in Utah

From the Salt Lake Tribune: James Svendsen believes works of art about warriors from thousands of years ago might be used to serve warriors of today. The University of Utah dramaturge is helping produce a series of staged readings of “The Toll of War,” two short one-act performances cut from Sophocles’ 2,400-year-old plays “Ajax” and
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Wyoming Poetry Out Loud winners to be announced this morning at Capitol Rotunda

Eleven students (grades 9-12) from throughout the state competed last night at the Wyoming finals for Poetry Out Loud. The event was held at the Historic Atlas Theatre in downtown Cheyenne.Which of these talented students will win an expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete at the Poetry Out Loud finals?Find out this morning at
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Andy Hackbarth at UW on March 3

From a UW press release: Colorado native and award-winning singer/songwriter Andy Hackbarth will perform a concert Wednesday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union ballroom in Laramie. Hackbarth plays flamenco and classical guitar with upbeat pop/folk song styling. This event is free. To pursue his love for music, Hackbarth moved to
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"Get Your Troop in a Group" book signing

Sheridan Stationery, Books & Gallery, 206 N. Main in downtown Sheridan, will be holding a book signing on Saturday, March 6, 11-1 p.m., for Kari Massie McLaughlin, author of “Get Your Troop in a Group”. “So many groups of animals; now tell me, what’s the scoop? What’s a group of kangaroos called: a herd, a
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"Get Your Troop in a Group" book signing

Sheridan Stationery, Books & Gallery, 206 N. Main in downtown Sheridan, will be holding a book signing on Saturday, March 6, 11-1 p.m., for Kari Massie McLaughlin, author of “Get Your Troop in a Group”. “So many groups of animals; now tell me, what’s the scoop? What’s a group of kangaroos called: a herd, a
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Peter Anderson talks about "personal maps & topographies" March 5 at WWCC

From a press release: What makes a place important to you? Stories? Knowledge? Family? Adventure? A sense of home? If you were to map out the most important places in your life, what would you include? When Colorado writer Peter Anderson asked these questions of himself, he was led to write about mountains. His essays
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Peter Anderson talks about "personal maps & topographies" March 5 at WWCC

From a press release: What makes a place important to you? Stories? Knowledge? Family? Adventure? A sense of home? If you were to map out the most important places in your life, what would you include? When Colorado writer Peter Anderson asked these questions of himself, he was led to write about mountains. His essays
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