Wyoming Arts Council

Susan J. Tweit named judge for 2012 WAC Blanchan & Doubleday writing awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce that Susan J. Tweit will serve as the judge for the 2012 Neltje Blanchan and Frank Nelson Doubleday memorial writing awards. These awards are designed to bring attention to writers in Wyoming who have not yet received wide recognition for their work, and to support emerging writers
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Susan J. Tweit named judge for 2012 WAC Blanchan & Doubleday writing awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce that Susan J. Tweit will serve as the judge for the 2012 Neltje Blanchan and Frank Nelson Doubleday memorial writing awards. These awards are designed to bring attention to writers in Wyoming who have not yet received wide recognition for their work, and to support emerging writers
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"Ricky Nelson Remembered" Sept. 17 at Atlas Theatre in Cheyenne

From a press release: He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson’s life
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"Ricky Nelson Remembered" Sept. 17 at Atlas Theatre in Cheyenne

From a press release: He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson’s life
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Congrats to Do Palma, August artist of the month

DEADLINE REMINDER: Artist Portfolios for new Southeast WY Welcome Center due Sept. 2

The deadline for Art in Public Buildings artists’ portfolio submissions for the new Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center in Cheyenne is fast approaching. Portfolio submissions must be postmarked by September 2, for consideration. The dramatic new Welcome Center is scheduled to open in mid-2012. Construction has begun along I-25 at mile marker 4.9 just north of
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Montana’s Jamie Ford talks about his novel "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" Aug. 19 in Cody

Great Falls, Mont., author Jamie Ford will be speaking at the Park County Library in Cody at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Ford wrote the best-selling novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” On Thursday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Powell Branch Library, Wyoming historian Mike MacKey will also discuss “The
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Montana's Jamie Ford talks about his novel "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" Aug. 19 in Cody

Great Falls, Mont., author Jamie Ford will be speaking at the Park County Library in Cody at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Ford wrote the best-selling novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” On Thursday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Powell Branch Library, Wyoming historian Mike MacKey will also discuss “The
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Call for entries: Ruminate Magazine visual art prize

Ruminate Magazine in Fort Collins, Colo., announces that it is now accepting entries for the first Ruminate Visual Art Prize. The entry deadline is Friday, August 26, 2011. The finalist juror for the prize is award-winning artist Sandra Bowden. Guidelines:-The submission deadline for the visual art contest is midnight August 26th, 2011.-The entry fee is
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From Mary Gillis at the Wyoming Library Association: The Wyoming Library Leadership Institute (WLLI) is at it again! At the WLA conference this year, WLLI will once again hold the basket raffle fundraiser. We are soliciting baskets filled with fun and interesting objects. All of the proceeds go to funding the WLLI. Help us grow
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