Wyoming Arts Council

Casper Artcore Music and Poetry Series

Monday, July 23 — reading will be Tom Rea, a freelance writer and editor living in Casper. He received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Montana and served as Writer-in-Residence for the Wyoming Arts Council, before working as a reporter and editor on the Casper Star-Tribune. He is the author of several books about Wyoming, including Bone Wars: The Excavation and Celebrity of Andrew Carnegie’s Dinosaur and Devil’s Gate: Owning the Land, Owning the Story, a hostory of Independence Rock, Devil’s Gate and Marin’s Cove, published last year by the University of Oklahoma Press. Musical performance by the Todd Scott Trio –members Todd Scott, Larry Neeff, and Amy Gieske.

Monday, July 30 — Reading will be by the Dusty Daisies,five female poets –Ella Cvancara, Cathy Bailey, Arnetta Baugh, Ginny Jack Palumbo, Ellen Vayo — who wax poetic on a make-believe roundup, and harass the male trail boss, Alan Cvancara, Ella’s husband. Poetry ranges from sad to funny to soulful, interspersed with trail music. Musical performance by One Wild Onion.

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