wyoming arts council http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Mead Appoints New Arts Council Members http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/mead-appoints-new-arts-council-members <p>Governor Matt Mead has appointed three new board members to the Wyoming Arts Council.</p><p> One of them is writer and University of Wyoming instructor Nina McConigley. McConigley published her first short story collection, “Cowboys and East Indians” late last year. She won a major Arts Council grant in 2010, an experience McConigley says gave her the confidence to finish her book.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:00:34 +0000 Rebecca Golden 55631 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Mead Appoints New Arts Council Members Brass Band Invades Buffalo: Worlds of Music Hosts Orkestar Zirkonium http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/brass-band-invades-buffalo-worlds-music-hosts-orkestar-zirkonium <p>Worlds of Music brings international musical styles to rural Wyoming. That includes a Balkan-style brass band this weekend in Buffalo. The Seattle-based 15-piece Orkestar Zirkonium will work with local schools and put on a <a href="http://wyomingworldsofmusic.com/Events.html" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">series of free shows and workshops</a> for the public. Worlds of Music organizer David Romtvedt says the group even plans a friendly takeover of downtown Buffalo.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 01:09:28 +0000 Rebecca Golden 54270 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Brass Band Invades Buffalo: Worlds of Music Hosts Orkestar Zirkonium State parks could feel the pinch of budget cuts http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/state-parks-could-feel-pinch-budget-cuts <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div><div><p>If Governor Matt Mead&rsquo;s eight percent budget cuts go through, Wyoming&rsquo;s state parks would have to make significant cuts in services and staffing. Milward Simpson is the Director of the Department of Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, and he says every state park would be affected.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 23:18:35 +0000 Madison Williams 27880 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net State parks could feel the pinch of budget cuts