Wyoming Arts Council

Next "Poetry Box" discussion group Oct. 15 in Casper

From the Natrona County Public Library in Casper: Do you enjoy reading or writing poetry? Join the “Poetry Box” discussion group just for poetry lovers at the Natrona County Public Library the third Friday of each month. This month we will meet on Friday, October 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the library. The group will
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UW Art Museum will host lecture by Warhol scholar David McCarthy on Sept. 30

David McCarthy, professor of history of art at Rhodes College and a pop art scholar, will discuss “American Made, American Masquerade: Andy Warhol’s Democratic Portrait Gallery,” Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. His talk coincides with the museum exhibition, “Iconic Mass Culture: Andy Warhol’s Portraits.” McCarthy will conduct
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State Museum hosts two Canadian authors today at brown bag event

Two Canadian authors, Jan Zwicky and Robert Bringhurst will be featured speakers during a Wyoming State Museum Brown Bag Lecture and book signing, Wednesday (TODAY!), from noon to 1 p.m., in Cheyenne. The event is free and open to the public. Zwicky and Bringhurst are visiting the state through the University of Wyoming’s Creative Writing
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Sheridan Civic Theater Guild presents Neil Simon’s "Plaza Suite"

Sheridan Civic Theater Guild presents Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite"

Tough new world that has such publishers in it

Writers are having a tough time figuring out the new world of publishing. It includes print-on-demand, e-books, z-books, Kindles, social networking and all kinds of wild e-stuff. Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear of Thermopolis, authors (together and separately) of more than 40 books, are discovering another byproduct of this electronic age. This comes from their blog: Yeah,
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Photo of the week: Russell Schnitzer

“Dusk: Pronghorn,” Russell Schnitzer Wyoming photographer Russell Schnitzer shoots fantastic photos and writes essays to accompany them. In his Sept. 25 blog post, he anticipates the hunting season: …In addition to its well-regarded palette of colors, autumn brings salmon up the rivers of their origin, calls elk and deer down from the high country, beckons homeowners out
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Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale a big success

The 29th annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale was held over the weekend. Cody sculptor Peter Fillerup won the Quick Draw People’s Choice Award for his sculpture of Buffalo Bill as a Pony Express rider. Read today’s Cody Enterprise story about the event at http://www.codyenterprise.com/news/local/article_2c89e122-ca81-11df-a9cc-001cc4c002e0.html

Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale a big success

The 29th annual Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale was held over the weekend. Cody sculptor Peter Fillerup won the Quick Draw People’s Choice Award for his sculpture of Buffalo Bill as a Pony Express rider. Read today’s Cody Enterprise story about the event at http://www.codyenterprise.com/news/local/article_2c89e122-ca81-11df-a9cc-001cc4c002e0.html

Obmascik talks about "The Big Year" at Laramie Co. Library Foundation’s "Booklovers’ Bash"

The sixth annual Booklovers’ Bash sponsored by the Laramie County Library Foundation will be held at Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne on Friday, Oct. 29. No host cocktails will be available from 6 p.m. Dinner served at 7 p.m. Mark Obmascik, Pulitzer Prize-winning Denver journalist-turned-author and humorist, is the featured speaker. His first
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