Wyoming Arts Council

American Life in Poetry: Column 278

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE, 2004-2006Peter Everwine is a California poet whose work I have admired for almost as long as I have been writing. Here he beautifully captures a quiet moment of reflection. RainToward evening, as the light failedand the pear tree at my window darkened,I put down my book and stood at
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Discount tickets for Cheyenne Melodrama July 16-18

The 54th annual Cheyenne Old-fashioned Melodrama is… …Rocky Rhoades’ Rodeo Ride or The Bigger the Dastards, the Harder They Fall or Who Noosed the Moose? By Jim Rolf Directed by Andy Dennis and James Wagner July 16-18, July 22-August 1, & August 5-8, 2010 at the Historic Atlas Theatre Melodrama Discount Nights (Must Be Booked
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Symposium for artists set for Aug. 5-6 at the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper

“What’s in Your Business Toolkit?” A Symposium on the Nuts and Bolts of Managing an Artistic Career will utilize business and creative skills to enhance your visibility as an artist. It is a business development symposium for visual artists at the Nicolaysen Art Museum on August 5-6. Many artists wonder if it’s possible to make
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Cody’s Harry Jackson got his start as Marine combat artist

Great article in today’s New York Times about the U.S. Marines’ combat artists’ program. During World War II, the Marines has 70 combat artists and today only one remains, Sgt. Kristopher J. Battles. One of those World War II Marine combat artists was Harry Jackson of Cody. At 18 in 1942, he was the youngest of
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Cody's Harry Jackson got his start as Marine combat artist

Great article in today’s New York Times about the U.S. Marines’ combat artists’ program. During World War II, the Marines has 70 combat artists and today only one remains, Sgt. Kristopher J. Battles. One of those World War II Marine combat artists was Harry Jackson of Cody. At 18 in 1942, he was the youngest of
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July 21 and 24 performances at the Snowy Range Dance Festival in Laramie

From the University of Wyoming: University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival public performances are scheduled July 21 and 24. The free student showcase will be Wednesday, July 21, at 7 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The Festival Gala Concert will be Saturday, July 24, at 4 p.m. in the
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Friedman switches focus from Green River to Lake Michigan

Larry Friedman, D.V.M., may have swiched time zones from Green River, Wyo., to Buffalo Grove, Ill., but he’s still taking photos of the great outdoors. Best known for his sweeping vistas of Flaming Gorge and, later, for his close-ups of flowers, Larry has found new subjects along the shores of Lake Michigan. See more of Larry’s
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Laramie’s Gallery 211: Reception Friday for "Western Sets and Settings"

Gallery 211 in downtown Laramie presents “Western Sets and Settings,” featuring work by Shawn Reese, Sterling Smith, and Amiee Reese (sample of her work from recycled materials shown above). The exhibition runs through August 15 with a reception the evening of Friday, July 16, from 6-8 pm. Gallery 211 is open on Thursdays & Fridays
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Laramie's Gallery 211: Reception Friday for "Western Sets and Settings"

Gallery 211 in downtown Laramie presents “Western Sets and Settings,” featuring work by Shawn Reese, Sterling Smith, and Amiee Reese (sample of her work from recycled materials shown above). The exhibition runs through August 15 with a reception the evening of Friday, July 16, from 6-8 pm. Gallery 211 is open on Thursdays & Fridays
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Artists learn promo skills at Business of Art Workshop

From Sarah Dahlberg at Works of Wyoming: You are invited to attend our second summer “Business of Art Workshop: Preparing a Professional Promotional Package.” A promotional package (press kit), is generally designed to provide the artist with enough material to make an assessment of your work. Different versions of your promo package will include materials
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