Wyoming Arts Council

Lots of entertainment on stage at the NIC Fest

Main Stage entertainment schedule for Casper’s NIC Fest: Friday, June 25Cory McDaniel and The Crew 5 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.Jalan Crossland 7:15 p.m. – 9 p.m. (shown in photo)Saturday, June 26Dan & Cliffy 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.T-Bone & Ivory AA 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Rob Staffig Noon – 1 p.m.Buffalo Bill Boycott 1:30 p.m. –
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Meet the Equality State Book Festival presenters — poet Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is just one of the writers who will be featured at the Equality State Book Festival Sept. 24-25 at Casper College. For more on Ravi, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravi_Shankar_(poet). Also look him up on Facebook. Here’s some info from the bookfest web site: Ravi Shankar is Associate Professor and Poet-in-Residence at Central Connecticut State
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Nominations due Aug. 2 for Gene D. Cohen Award for Creativity and Aging

From the Montana Arts Council blog (thanks MAC): The Gene D. Cohen Award, sponsored by the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA), recognizes and honors the seminal work of Dr. Gene Cohen, whose research in the field of creativity and aging has shifted the conceptual focus from a problem paradigm to one of promise and
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Artist entry call for public art project at Torrington correctional facility

The call for artist entries for the Wyoming Medium Security Facility in Torrington has been formally announced. Two locations at the facility have been proposed for the display of artwork. Postmark deadline is Friday, September 10, 2010. The committee will review and select finalists in September. If you would like to read more about this project, including information about
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Frolander’s poem chosen for American Life in Poetry

Sundance poet Patricia Frolander has had her poem chosen for the American Life in Poetry series, sent out by http://www.americanlifeinpoetry.org/, sponsored by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser of Nebraska. The series is carried by newspapers, while a large number of readers receive the column via e-mail subscription. Current readership is approaching 4,000,000 per week.
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Frolander's poem chosen for American Life in Poetry

Sundance poet Patricia Frolander has had her poem chosen for the American Life in Poetry series, sent out by http://www.americanlifeinpoetry.org/, sponsored by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser of Nebraska. The series is carried by newspapers, while a large number of readers receive the column via e-mail subscription. Current readership is approaching 4,000,000 per week.
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Announces Grants | 2010

From a SPCR press release: As many as 38 Wyoming cultural and heritage projects and sponsoring organizations will benefit from $542,017 in grant awards from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF). The grant awards, approved by the five-member Cultural Trust Fund board at a recent meeting in Worland, came from 53 total applications from 21
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Announces Grants | 2010

From a SPCR press release: As many as 38 Wyoming cultural and heritage projects and sponsoring organizations will benefit from $542,017 in grant awards from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF). The grant awards, approved by the five-member Cultural Trust Fund board at a recent meeting in Worland, came from 53 total applications from 21
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Michael Kaiser coming to Casper as part of his "Arts in Crisis" national tour

Michael Kaiser coming to Casper as part of his "Arts in Crisis" national tour

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