Wyoming Arts Council

Rock Springs Community Fine Arts Center upcoming season

The Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs is dedicated to providing a variety of visual and performing arts to the community.

2007-2008 performance season:

September 12, 7:30 p.m., at Rock Springs High School Theatre — Sofrito! — a Latin musical group of five outstanding artists that is a recipe for fun. Storytelling and the hot sounds of Latin music are combined seamlessly in theatre, stand-up, Latin big-band concert, audience sing-along and dance party are all thrown into the lively mix.

December 3, 7:00 p.m. at Rock Springs High School Theatre — Colcannon — one of the few groups performing today that has developed their own unique, recognizable and contemporary style while still keeping in firm touch with the heart and essence of traditional Celtic music. This concert is the highlight of the holiday season.

March 14, 7:00 p.m. at Rock Springs High School Theatre — The Velveteen Rabbit — will be performed by the Enchantment Theater. Co-founders Landis and Jennifer Smith have joined forces with director Leslie Reidel to bring this much-loved literary classic by Margery William to life with original music by award-winning composer Don Sebesky.

Art exhibits:

The 86th annual National Watercolor Society’s Traveling Exhibition is now on display through October 1st in the main gallery. Over a thousand works are submitted from artists around the world with the top seventy making it into the exhibit in California. The traveling pieces are then selected with several of the award winners being included. These are the best of the best. Many of the pieces are for sale.

The Mandala exhibit — Mandala has been used for centuries and throughout the world for self-expression and throughout the world for self-expression, spiritual transformation, and personal growth. The month of October is reserved for community exhibit of mandala designs and we are inviting anyone to exhibit their personal mandalas. In conjunction with this exhibit, informal and free drawing sessions are again being held on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the CFAC. Throughout September, we will be experimenting with different techniques for creating mandalas.

Art supplies swap and frame sale:
Local artists are invited to bring their extra art supplies to trade, barter, and share with other artists on September 15th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ferrero Room below the CFAC. Also the CFAC has a large selection of used frames that will be for sale that day.

Please call the CFAC for more info about any of the above. The CFAC is located at 400 C Street in Rock Springs. Phone (307) 362-6212; Fax (307) 352-6657; or e-mail at cfac@sweetwaterlibraries.com or website at http://www.cfac4art.com/

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