June 21: Governor’s Capitol Arts Awards Exhibition Purchase Awards Announcement and Reception, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, 5 p.m. FMI: 307-777-7022.
June 27: Art in Public Buildings sculpture dedication at Wyoming Game and Fish Department, 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne. Viewing of Guadalupe Barajas outdoor sculpture, “Ancient Monarchs of the Prairie,” begins at 3 p.m. Celebratory remarks with Gov. Matt Mead at 3:30 p.m., followed by a reception. Call the Wyoming Arts Council for more info at 307-777-7742.
Aug. 8-9: WAC quarterly board meeting, Cody. FMI: 307-777-7742.
Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents Homegrown Tribute to Wyoming Community Journalism Posted: June 18, 2013
NPR’s StoryCorps coming to Cheyenne July 12-Aug. 3 Posted: June 17, 2013
WESTAF announces TourWest grants to Wyoming organizations Posted: June 13, 2013
Next Art Design & Dine set for June 13 in Cheyenne Posted: June 11, 2013
“Time Stands Still” at UW looks at ordinary life refracted through the lens of war Posted: June 6, 2013
Founded in 2002 by Danelle Moyte-Fernandez, Flores De Colores encourages youth involvement in after-school community service while learning the history, footwork and language of Mexican folklore. As official Cinco De Mayo ambassadors for Cheyenne, Flores De Colores presents a wide variety of dance steps, as well as historical information, from various Mexican states—Chiapas, Chihuahua, Sinalao, … Continue Reading
Michele attended the University of California, Davis, receiving a bachelor’s degree in studio art. Through her work as the director of the UCD textile studios, she began studying textile design and actively pursuing papermaking, felt-making, silk-screening, textiles and weaving. Michele teaches art at elementary and secondary schools in Wyoming, and to various community groups. Her … Continue Reading
“Buffalo Bill” is Lander, Wyoming’s own songster, raconteur, fiddler, historian, winner of the Western Music Association Yodeler of 2011, multi-faceted entertainer and instrumentalist, and the only person in the State of Wyoming licensed to carry a concealed banjo! Performing cowboy poetry, historical, cowboy and original songs about the Wild West, Oregon Trail and Wyoming, “Buffalo … Continue Reading
Poet and essayist Rick Kempa teaches at Western Wyoming College in Rock Springs. Drawing on a quarter-century of experience as an educator and professional writer, and a lifelong commitment to sharing his love of the written word, Rick offers custom-designed workshops to meet the needs of participants of any age and experience-level. Among his recent … Continue Reading
Judith Weikle is a Celtic singer and recording artist. She draws upon her Irish/Scottish and Appalachian heritage in collecting and performing traditional Celtic songs. Judith was honored with a Wyoming Arts Council individual artist professional development grant. She toured with band mates to Hawaii in 2008, promoting her recently released CD, Pirates, Poets and Patriots, … Continue Reading