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Cowboy Poetry Gathering celebrates Nevada statehood

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is turning 30 this year and its home — the state of Nevada is celebrating 150 years. Nevada became the 36th state on Oct. 31, 1864. The sesquicentennial celebration, also known as Nevada 150, started on Oct. 31, 2013 and will culminate on Oct. 31 of this year. Nevada 150 […]

Cowboy gathering to look at future

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is turning 30 in 2014 and the nation’s greatest celebration of the American West, its people, culture and traditions, will turn its focus to the future of the region. Between Jan. 27 and Feb. 1, in Elko, Nev., the gathering will present poetry, music, fine western gear, films, workshops, dances […]

Tickets for Cowboy Poetry Gathering on sale

The 29th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, the nation’s greatest celebration of the American West, its people, culture and traditions, will take place Jan. 28 to Feb. 2 in Elko, Nev. Ticket for the gathering are on sale now. The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering features performances of poetry and music from the cowboy and ranching occupation […]

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