Wyoming Arts Council

Albin promotes the ag arts at expo March 22

Spring must be on its way! National Ag Day is March 15 and we’re in the midst of National Ag Week. The Southeastern Wyoming Home and Garden Farm and Crop Expo will be held in Albin in Laramie County on Tuesday, March 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Prizes given away every hour. Get more information at http://albinwyo.com/calender_view.aspx?id=47, (307) 632-8411
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Carolina Chocolate Drops and folk artists featured on National Endowment for the Arts blog

This comes to us from Victoria Hutter at the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wyoming Arts Council’s federal partner: In case you haven’t had a chance to visit the NEA web site recently, I want to make sure you’re aware of some recent podcasts and artist interviews that celebrate the folk and traditional arts. These
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Russell Schnitzer illuminates sandhill crane migration

Brighten up your Monday with a look at the photography of Wyoming’s Russell Schnitzer in a blog post entitled “Of Cranes, Migrations and Spring.” The photos document the annual sandhill crane migration in Nebraska. Go to http://schnitzerphoto.blogspot.com/2011/03/of-cranes-migrations-and-spring.html?spref=tw

UW Community Development team offers board governance training April 28 in Cody

This comes from Cole Ehmke at the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service. For everyone who works with boards, UW’s Community Development team is bringing in a speaker for a training on board governance. The training is in Cody at the Cody Hotel on April 28. Cost is $150 (lunch included). Our team is increasingly
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Dang Ol’ Boys presents St. Patty’s Day Throwdown March 17 in Casper

Dang Ol' Boys presents St. Patty's Day Throwdown March 17 in Casper

Calling all Wyoming composers!

The 2011 performing arts fellowships’ application and guidelines are available at https://wyoarts.state.wy.us/Artists/Performing.aspx This year’s category is music composition. The postmark deadline is April 25, 2011. For more info, contact Michael Shay at the Wyoming Arts Council at 307-777-5234.

Teddy Roosevelt revisited

Teddy Roosevelt came by for a short visit at the office this morning. He was on his way down to the Historic Plains Hotel for the kick-off of their 100th anniversary.

Historic Plains Hotel hosts 100th birthday bash today

From the Historic Plains Hotel in downtown Cheyenne: Join us in the main lobby of The Historic Plains Hotel this afternoon (March 9) as we celebrate our 100th Birthday with an open house and a visit from Teddy Roosevelt, whom frequented Wyoming and did not visit the Plains Hotel until late 1911 after it’s opening,
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SEWIPA holds traditional powwow March 26 at LCCC