Wyoming Arts Council

Paramount Cafe in Cheyenne holds Open Mic Night on Feb. 3

Open Mic Night at The Paramount Café, 1607 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne , will be held on Friday, Feb. 3, 6-9 p.m. If you would like a slot that night, call the café at 307-634-2576! Some info: “The café lacks a PA system but our acoustics sound great and the sound carries well. We are so
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Wyoming Poetry Out Loud competition takes place March 5-6

Sara Ellingrod, center, Wyoming’s 2011Poetry Out Loud champ. If you are a teacher of 9th – 12th grades and have students that are interested in competing in Poetry Out Loud, you have until February 20 to hold a school contest. Two competitors make a contest! The state finals will take place in Cheyenne on March
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Register now for Americans for the Arts 2012 convention in San Antonio

From Americans for the Arts: The New Normal—we hear about it every day, but what does it mean to your organization?The 2012 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention this June 8–10 in San Antonio, TX will bring together more than 1,000 arts and community leaders to focus on how the arts field can function, change, and thrive
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UW Art Museum holds reception this evening for spring exhibitions

The University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie will present its spring exhibitions during a free public reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27. “The 37th Annual Juried UW Student Exhibition” presents the creative work of UW students from all disciplines. This year’s juror is Sharon Kennedy, curator of cultural and civic engagement at
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Digital Media Symposium Feb. 3 at UW

The University of Wyoming will hold a “Digital Media Symposium” on Friday, Feb. 3, in 506 Coe Library (fully tech-friendly space). Here’s the schedule: 9:30 a.m.: Professor of English Craig Dworkin, curator of on-line archives of conceptual writing 10:30 a.m.: Professor of History/Director of Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond Robert K. Nelson 11:30
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Jackson Hole Music Experience holds first WORD TO THE WISE Rap Battle Jan. 28

From JH Weekly: Jackson Hole Music Experience hosts guitar workshops, after-school programs and rock camps for the under-21 music-loving set. This weekend the organization will host its first “Word to the Wise Rap Battle” emceed by Phonetic. Lisel Spence, JHME’s marketing director, explains it as “a musical boxing match, where instead of throwing punches, the participants
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Call for entries: "Across the Divide" at Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, AZ

Across the Divide will encompass the vast array of contemporary ceramics in the sculptural and installation genres. This exhibit uses the Continental Divide as a metaphor for the artist working in clay that has separated them from traditional techniques and stereotypes within the medium. Artists are encouraged to submit work that pushes traditional boundaries of
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Call for entries: "Across the Divide" at Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, AZ

Across the Divide will encompass the vast array of contemporary ceramics in the sculptural and installation genres. This exhibit uses the Continental Divide as a metaphor for the artist working in clay that has separated them from traditional techniques and stereotypes within the medium. Artists are encouraged to submit work that pushes traditional boundaries of
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Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet — from Brazilian syncopation to Frank Zappa songs

The Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet performs on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m., at the WYO Theater in downtown Sheridan. As adept at Brazilian syncopation as arrangements of Frank Zappa’s music, the Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet gets around as nimbly in their repertoire as their oversized instruments. This highly acclaimed, internationally recognized quartet enthusiastically challenges preconceived
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Last weekend for "Messiah on the Frigidaire"

The small town of Elroy, South Carolina, is thrust into the middle of a media frenzy when the face of Jesus appears on a refrigerator in a trailer park. When Lou Ann, her husband Dwayne and best friend Betsy become the center of the evangelical spotlight, their relationships are put to the test, proving God
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