Wyoming Arts Council

Sensitivity training at Casper College

The last in Casper College’s “Summer Cultural Sensitivity Training Series” takes place on July 13-14, 2010, at the Strausner Student Center, Rm. 217. Presenting this two-day workshop is Gary Bailey, M.S.W., which will focus on recognizing the affects of cultural bias and how to re-evaluate our own attitudes and personal experiences with people of different
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A conversation with the national Poetry Out Loud winner

Amber Rose Johnson was the 2010 national Poetry Out Loud champion. She is well-spoken and has a terrific handle on the complexities poetry. See her interview on PBS athttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/blog/2010/04/conversation-winner-of-the-2010-poetry-outloud-national-recitation-contest.html

Emily Dickinson’s garden

If you’ve ever wondered about the “inspiration” behind much of Dickinson’s poetry, there’s a new study linking her observations of floral, bird and bee subjects in the 2-acre garden she tended throughout her lifetime to her incredible verse. This link will take you to a short on the subject at PBS. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/video/module_byid.html?s=news01s4070q5de

Emily Dickinson's garden

If you’ve ever wondered about the “inspiration” behind much of Dickinson’s poetry, there’s a new study linking her observations of floral, bird and bee subjects in the 2-acre garden she tended throughout her lifetime to her incredible verse. This link will take you to a short on the subject at PBS. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/video/module_byid.html?s=news01s4070q5de

Work by Wilson glass artist Laurie Thal given as White House gift

Wilson glassblower/glass artist and two-time Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowship winner Laurie Thal has a friend at the White House. Laurie was exhibiting her work last November at the Washington, D.C., craft show when the State Department’s Tracy Bernstein stopped to admire the work. She asked if Laurie had something with a peacock on
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21 white-clad dancers light up Jackson night

Dancers’ Workshop invitation: You won’t want to miss Contemporary Dance Wyoming performing this Friday and Saturday, June 11-12. Both evenings begin when Artistic Director Babs Case invites you to view Contemporary Dance Wyoming and visiting company A Ludwig Dance Theatre in structured dance improvisations happening as you arrive and enter the Center for the Arts
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Get your ADD on!

REMINDER: The next Cheyenne Art Design & Dine event will be held on Thursday, June 10, 5-8 p.m. Featured restaurant this month is Ruby Juice. If you get 5 signatures on your Art, Design & Dine card you will get $1.00 off any size smoothie. For more info on venues, new artists, and other entertainments,
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Fabian and Talbot sign books at State Museum

SPCR press release: Two Wyoming authors, Linda Graves Fabian and Starley Talbot, will be at the Wyoming State Museum, Wednesday, June 9, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m., to sign their new books, “Douglas,” and “Fort Laramie,” respectively. “Douglas,” by Graves Fabian and Carol Price Tripp, features a series of historical
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GTMF announces contest choices

Grand Teton Music Festival announced today the results of two new contests offered for its annual outdoor 4th of July concert, Music In The Hole. First, valley residents and Music In The Hole supporters were asked to “Vote for Music” this spring by choosing the piece of patriotic music they’d most like to hear the
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Cheyenne studio space available

Camellia El-Antably sends this: Clay Paper Scissors, a gallery and studio space in Cheyenne, has two open studio spaces! These two spaces are in their own room, which would be ideal for someone who wanted one larger space or for two-three people who like to work together. It has its own door, which could lock,
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