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Colcannon performs "A Celtic Christmas" Dec. 13 in Casper

From the ARTCORE web site: COLCANNON: A CELTIC CHRISTMAS WITH ORCHESTRA December 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 8th & Wolcott, Casper Colcannon’s Celtic Christmas with Festival Orchestra combines the stories, songs, and warmth of an Irish Christmas with the beauty and power of a local symphony orchestra of 31 players. Lively jigs
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“Wyoming Revisited” book signing Dec. 18 at State Museum

Author Michael A. Amundson will be at the Wyoming State Museum on Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to sign his book “Wyoming Revisited: Rephotographing the Scenes of Joseph E. Stimson.” Published by University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press, the book features the technique known as rephotographing. Amundson compares images
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"Wyoming Revisited" book signing Dec. 18 at State Museum

Author Michael A. Amundson will be at the Wyoming State Museum on Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to sign his book “Wyoming Revisited: Rephotographing the Scenes of Joseph E. Stimson.” Published by University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press, the book features the technique known as rephotographing. Amundson compares images
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Arts Endowment and National Park Service team up to promote Art Works grants

This info comes from our federal partner, the National Endowment for the Arts: To mark the 50th anniversary of the NEA in 2015, and the National Park Service’s (NPS) Centennial in 2016, both agencies are working together to encourage the creation of and greater public engagement with art relating to the work and mission of
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Fort Laramie National Historic Site to Host “Christmas on the Frontier”

Fort Laramie National Historic Site will again host its annual “Christmas on the Frontier” program on Sunday, December 14. The open house will be held from 1-5 p.m. Visitors will be entertained in the mess room of the historic 1874 Cavalry Barracks by some of the area’s favorite musical groups. Beginning at 1 p.m., the
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UW Art Museum is hiring new Curator of Education and Statewide Engagement

The University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie is looking for a Curator of Education and Statewide Engagement. You will be replacing Wendy Bredehoft, who is retiring Dec. 19. Wendy was the Wyoming Arts Council’s arts education expert before becoming manager of the Wyoming Cultural Resources Division and then stepping into her present role at
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund announces grants

This news comes from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund: The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board awarded $255,331 to cultural organizations at their recent grant review board meeting. This grant round was very competitive with more than 30 excellent grant applications requesting over $850,000 in support. Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects,
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“Candlelight Performance” by UW Collegiate Chorale on Dec. 10

From a University of Wyoming press release: A candlelight performance by the University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale is Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Matthew’s Cathedral. Tickets are $10.50 for the public; $7.50 for seniors; and $6.50 for students. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the UW Buchanan Center for
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"Candlelight Performance" by UW Collegiate Chorale on Dec. 10

From a University of Wyoming press release: A candlelight performance by the University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale is Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Matthew’s Cathedral. Tickets are $10.50 for the public; $7.50 for seniors; and $6.50 for students. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the UW Buchanan Center for
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Call for musicians: NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest

Calling all Wyoming musicians! Want to play a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music? Enter the#tinydeskcontest by submitting your YouTube video of an original song by January 19 and you could perform at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. The winner also plays the Lagunitas “CouchTrippin’ to Austin” showcase in March. For more details, visit the
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