Wyoming Arts Council

American Life in Poetry: Column 296

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE, 2004-2006 Those of us who live in the country equate the word “development” with displacement, and it has often been said that subdivisions are named for what they replace, like Woodland Glade. Here’s a writer from my state, Nebraska, Stephen Behrendt, with a poem about what some call progress.
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Call for blog posts: Creative Nonfiction food issue

From Creative Nonfiction magazine: Creative Nonfiction is seeking narrative blog posts to reprint in our upcoming food issue. We’re looking for: interesting, true stories that focus on food, including restaurant reviews; tales of meals gone awry; secrets, tips and kitchen short cuts; confessions from cooks, chefs and/or servers; an examination of the kitchen life; and so
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Application and Guidelines for Global Connections

From Theatre Communication Group (TGC) ONLINE REGISTRATION and APPLICATION POSTMARK DEADLINE DECEMBER 20, 2010 This program encourages reciprocity and cultural exchange throughout the world-recipients may use the funds to pursue activity abroad or to host international colleagues within the U.S. to pursue unrestricted travel and projects by professionals working in all aspects of theatre. The
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The Mayors’ Institute on City Design releases "Creative Placemaking"

The Mayors’ Institute on City Design releases “Creative Placemaking” Report focuses on how communities are using the arts and other creative assets to help shape their physical, social, and economic character. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman, U.S. Conference of Mayors Executive Director and CEO Tom Cochran, and American Architectural Foundation President
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The Mayors' Institute on City Design releases "Creative Placemaking"

The Mayors’ Institute on City Design releases “Creative Placemaking” Report focuses on how communities are using the arts and other creative assets to help shape their physical, social, and economic character. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman, U.S. Conference of Mayors Executive Director and CEO Tom Cochran, and American Architectural Foundation President
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Baritone Leon Williams in Cheyenne

The Cheyenne Concert Association presents a family friendly program of holiday favorites, spirituals, show tunes and classics on December 16, 7:30 pm, at the Central High School auditorium. “Leon Sings Noel” features the charismatic and world-acclaimed baritone, Leon Williams. An alumnus of the Harlem Boys Choir, Williams is also a graduate of the Juilliard School
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Pinedale Fine Arts Council brings Repertory Dance Theatre to town Jan. 22

The prestigious Repertory Dance Theatre will perform “Time Capsule: A Century of Dance,” a guided tour through a 100-year legacy of dance paying homage to 20th-century choreographers. Performance on Saturday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m., at the Pinedale Auditorium. A Pinedale Fine Arts Council production.

Original Haitian artwork on display at The Corridor Gallery

“The Art of Determination,” a showing of original Haitian artwork, opens at 7 p.m. tonight at The Corridor Gallery, 120 E. Second St. in Casper. Proceeds from sales at the show will benefit Wyoming-based Haitian relief efforts. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. FMI:
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Pronghorn Press asks: Heard any good books lately?

Heard any good books lately? We have! Wyoming’s Pronghorn Press has announced that some of its best-selling titles are available now as downloadable unabridged audiobook files. Also, if you check out the site, you can get a free download of one of Annette Chaudet’s stories. Go to http://pronghornpressaudio.com/ Annette is Pronghorn’s publisher and editor. She
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BBHC in Cody dresses up for the holidays

From a BBHC press release: The Buffalo Bill Historical Center shifts to its winter schedule December 1, but celebrates the upcoming holiday season with festive decorations, a popular free event, and special added open days to accommodate out-of-town guests visiting in Cody during the holidays. Beginning December 1 and running through the end of February,
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