Wyoming Arts Council

Call for entries: ForeWord Reviews

From Poets & Writers: ForeWord Reviews, a magazine and online resource for writers, publishers, and purveyors of literature, is holding a video contest for independent press books published in 2009 and 2010. The magazine is asking authors and publishers to enter book trailers of no more than three minutes each by the end of April.
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Call for entries: Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize

Utah’s Guy Lebeda writes the excellent LitOps e-mail newsletter. This contest opportunity was in the April issue. If you’d like to subscribe, e-mail Guy at gwl1973@gmail.com. Here’s the info: University of Utah Press: Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry Deadline: April 15, 2010 Entry Fee: $25 Web site: http://www.uofupress.com/ A prize of $1,000, publication by
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Postmark deadline May 1 for Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants

The May 1, postmark grant deadline for Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF) grant applications is rapidly approaching. The WCTF can provide grant funding for all forms of arts and culture, including but not limited to, visual arts, performing arts, crafts, design arts, media arts, literature, folklife and traditional arts, humanities, historic and architectural preservation, community
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CIFF announces program line-up April 8

This info comes from the CIFF web site: The Cheyenne International Film Festival program release is set for Thursday, April 8, at the LINK Gallery, 1609 Capitol Avenue in downtown Cheyenne. It will be held in conjunction with Cheyenne’s monthly Art Design & Dine, 5-8 p.m. The LINK is an appropriate venue for the event
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In praise of the written word promoted by indie bookstores in Rocky Mountain states

Wyomingarts saw this post on the Tattered Cover Bookstore’s Rocky Mountain Authors Facebook page. While it was written with Colorado authors in mind, I think it can easily be revised to reflect an interest in writers from a Big Square State other than Colorado. Here’s the revised version: There are lots of good reasons to
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Celebrate Nepalese New Year April 10

“Celebrate Nepal” an evening of music and culture, can be experienced Saturday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium in Laramie. Observing the Nepalese New Year, the event features music, dance and a fashion show followed by authentic Nepalese cuisine and a dance at the Wyoming
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UW’s Gallery 211 exhibits Karen Kimmel

From a UW press release: The University of Wyoming’s Gallery 211 will display the work of Los Angeles artist Karen Kimmel from April 9-May 15. An opening reception for Kimmel’s exhibition will be held at the gallery, located at 211 S. 1st street, Friday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. Gallery 211 is open from noon-4
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UW's Gallery 211 exhibits Karen Kimmel

From a UW press release: The University of Wyoming’s Gallery 211 will display the work of Los Angeles artist Karen Kimmel from April 9-May 15. An opening reception for Kimmel’s exhibition will be held at the gallery, located at 211 S. 1st street, Friday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. Gallery 211 is open from noon-4
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2010 Piatigorsky Tour — ten concerts in nine Wyoming communities May 5-12

Here’s information on the 2010 Piatigorsky Tour in Wyoming: For over 16 years, the Piatigorsky Foundation’s commitment to artistic excellence and public outreach has fascinated many avid concert goers as well as curious first-timers. It is this combination of complimentary access, flamboyant performances, and human warmth that makes Piatigorsky Foundation concerts so appealing to diverse
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Applications due April 21 for Kennedy Center fellowships

Press release from the Kennedy Center: Founded by Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser, the Kennedy Center Arts Management Institute Fellowship provides 10 mid-career arts managers with academic training and practical work experience at the nation’s cultural center, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic performing arts institutions. Fellows study with senior staff in
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