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HBO premieres "Saving Face" documentary by Pakistan’s Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Cheyenne native Daniel Junge

Academy Award-winning documentary “Saving Face” premieres tonight on HBO. Read a Q&A with Saving Face Documentary (2012) directors Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Cheyenne native Daniel Junge (via Big Think).

HBO premieres "Saving Face" documentary by Pakistan's Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Cheyenne native Daniel Junge

Academy Award-winning documentary “Saving Face” premieres tonight on HBO. Read a Q&A with Saving Face Documentary (2012) directors Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Cheyenne native Daniel Junge (via Big Think).

Actor Alec Baldwin and musician Ben Folds will help make the case for creativity on Arts Advocacy Day in D.C.

Ben Folds This announcement comes from Americans for the Arts: Just Confirmed: Musician Ben Folds to Join Arts Advocacy Day! Noted singer-songwriter, frontman of Ben Folds Five, and judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off Ben Folds will be joining arts advocates in Washington, DC for the 25th Annual National Arts Advocacy
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College students interested in the arts face tough choices when choosing a major

Excellent article by Cody Porter in today’s Branding Iron about some of the tough choices college students face as they consider majors. Often it’s a choice between passion and practicality: Some of the most unconventional and creative pursuits in education, work and life can become the most successful. For the college-age individual, income and money
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Verismo Trio in Casper March 11

Verismo Trio, a chamber group from Laramie, will be playing in Casper at the Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 4600 S. Poplar, on Sunday, March 11beginning at 4 p.m. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 seniors, $2 students, and 12 and under are free. The program will highlight contemporary works (written since the early
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Poetry takes center stage today in Wyoming State Legislature

Wyoming Poet Laureate Pat Frolander of Sundance read from her work today in the Wyoming House. Pat read  “Houston Creek” (from her new collection Married Into It) and “Requiem in Lace” about her pioneer grandmother — “smallpox and snakebite/she dealt with it all.” She also read to the Wyoming Senate on this second-to-the-last day of the Wyoming
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Join Jackson Community Theater for "Quickies & a Bite"

Jackson Community Theater and the Jackson Hole Playhouse present…….             ~ QUICKIES & a BITE ~ Enjoy an evening of short-attention-span theatre! 10 minute plays and munchies all for a $20 bill ! Beginning this weekend, March 9 & 10 and also March 15, 16, 17 & 22, 23, 24 at the Saddle Rock Saloon in the JH Playhouse. Show begins at 7PM, food provided
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Join Jackson Community Theater for "Quickies & a Bite"

Jackson Community Theater and the Jackson Hole Playhouse present…….             ~ QUICKIES & a BITE ~ Enjoy an evening of short-attention-span theatre! 10 minute plays and munchies all for a $20 bill ! Beginning this weekend, March 9 & 10 and also March 15, 16, 17 & 22, 23, 24 at the Saddle Rock Saloon in the JH Playhouse. Show begins at 7PM, food provided
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Arts Northwest Booking Conference showcase application deadline March 19

From Arts Northwest: The online Juried Showcase application is now open at www.artsnw.org. Apply today for consideration as a showcase artist or ensemble for the 32nd Annual Northwest Booking Conference in Boise, Idaho, October 15-18, 2012.  Juried Showcases are scheduled as standalone events and constitute the heart of the conference.  Showcase applications are welcomed from artists
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Call for entries: Wyoming Short Film Contest

From a  press release: For the fifth year running, the Wyoming Film Office is seeking submissions for the Wyoming Short Film Contest. Film makers can submit their videos online at www.wyomingshortfilmcontest.com by April 4, 2012.  A $25,000 first prize will be awarded to the winning entry with a storyline that takes place in Wyoming, features
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