Ask many non-Native students in Wyoming about Chief Washakie, and they have no idea who he was. Yet Washakie shaped Wyoming’s history. Now Wyoming PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) has developed a series of videos and matching lesson plans to teach to students around Wyoming about the state’s tribes, including the Wind River Reservation tribes, the Shoshone and Northern […]Read More »
by Lara Love, Editor/Publisher, Thermopolis Independent Record Reprinted with permission Darlene Doak, a traveling nurse currently working in Thermopolis, has submitted her artistic quilt in the Row by Row quilt contest and it is on display at Gooseberry Garden Quilt Shop. The Row by Row Home Sweet Home Experience is like a shop hop for quilters. […]Read More »
Courtesy, Wyoming Arts Council website, wyoarts.org on September 14, 2016. Jennifer’s teaching philosophy: “Art is about our human response to the world around us. Art class encourages kids to explore their imaginations and make connections between art and their everyday life. Through the study of applied technique, basic art elements and principles, art history, exploration, and play, […]Read More »
Wyoming citizens participate in all forms of arts — and more than people do in most states. The National Endowment for the Arts has released new research that proves what Wyoming citizens have always known: We are as fond of our art as our outdoors. A new report, State‐Level Estimates of Arts Participation Patterns, shows a complete […]Read More »
It may be easy to sit in front of the fire or furnace and sip cocoa now that winter is here. But why not bundle up and find out what’s going on outside your four walls? Sure, it may be cold outside, but if you wear warm clothing, sturdy boots and something to cover […]Read More »
Editor’s Note: Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation has supported improvements in Hot Springs State Park, including a Nature & Discovery Center and a Children’s Nature Park. Both of these projects have been included in the 20-year plan. We will continue to support improvements that enhance the natural features of the park and its economic impact […]Read More »
Ed. Note: The January 13 Second Friday ArtStroll in downtown Thermopolis will end at 7 p.m. instead of the usual 8 p.m. to allow everyone to attend the performance of Moscow Nights/Golden Gates, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Hot Springs County School District Auditorium. Most businesses that participate in the Stroll will closely shortly […]Read More »
RUSSIAN FOLK MUSIC & DANCE TROUPES IN THERMOPOLIS JAN. 13 Two award-winning Russian music and dance troupes will perform in Thermopolis, Jan. 13, 7 p.m., at the Hot Springs County Schools Auditorium, 415 Springview. Moscow Nights has toured Europe and North America, focusing on traditional Russian and Georgian music, instruments and dance. Among the instruments […]Read More »
Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation 2017 Programs HSGLF is dedicated to life-long learning, with special emphasis on the arts, traditional folk arts/skills, humanities and natural sciences. Its major projects includes Arts in the Schools, Public Performance Programs, House Concert Series, Downtown ArtStrolls, Public Music Jams, Big Horn Basin Folk Festival, and Smoking Waters Art Guild. […]Read More »
The music jam welcomes friends, listeners, travelers and beginning players. The core group of musicians at the Music Jams are Thermopolis acoustic musicians. The Music Jams are twice a month, on the first and third Friday evenings, adjusting for calendar conflicts, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Southside Exxon, south of Thermopolis on Highway 120. They are always free and open […]Read More »
Wyoming’s great library services just got better — readers can download e-books from Total Boox for free using your Wyoming library card and PIN. Total Boox for Libraries is a recent addition to the e-content resources on GoWYLD.net. It offers more than 50,000 e-books — and more are added weekly. All books work on most mobile devices through […]Read More »
The house concert series is a subscription program that supports the Arts in Education programs. It includes an intimate setting, plus a hors d’oeuvre buffet and a close-up house concert by the featured performer(s). The new season begins with the calendar year. There are a very limited amount of seats, so be sure to sign up […]Read More »
13-14 Second Friday ArtStroll and Still Strolling Saturday, Downtown Thermopolis, 5-7 p.m.
13 Moscow Nights/Golden Gates. Public Performance, 7 p.m., School District Auditorium. Traditional music and dance of Old Russia and Georgia performed by young dancers/musicians ages 14-25.
17 Smoking Waters Art Guild Art Gala, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wyoming Dinosaur Center, 110 Carter Ranch Road. Artwork raffle, artist teaching artists – Worland artists Rene Lee and Cheryl Reichelt; Thermopolis artists Jeb Schenck, Deb Stewart, Claudia Augustin.
19 House Concert Series: Rupert Wates, Colorado/New York City. Original music. www.rupertwatesmusic.com.
20 Music Jam, Southside Exxon, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All welcome!
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