All posts by Meg Daly

  • Culture Front: Creative community

    I’ve been thinking about creative community lately. What does it mean to be a creative community? Why do people come together around creativity and art? How much of it is driven by intention? How much needs to...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • CULTURE FRONT: Into the Wild

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – We have a funny relationship to the wild these days in Jackson Hole. On the one hand, wilderness is the reason most of us live here. We want to be close to nature,...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Culture Front: Public spaces fashioned for the people

    Jackson Hole, WYO – “Placemaking” is a bit of a buzzword in the arts. Sometimes associated with Richard Florida’s 2004 powerhouse book, The Rise of the Creative Class, placemaking is a movement that begun in the 1970s...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Notions and Happenstance
    Culture Front 5.14.14

    JACKSON, WYO – Drawn to an inward gaze There’s a lot of tip-toeing, prowling, and foraging in Kaidi Dunstan’s current exhibit, “Notions and Happenstance,” on display through June 21 at Tayloe Piggott Gallery. I loved this show...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Let’er Buck designed by AJ Holding for Altamira Fine. ARNICA SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY
    Lingerie on a mission

    JACKSON, WYO – Bras for a Cause raises money for women’s health care Oh, the booby. Seat of many of our culture’s dreams and values. Nurturance, desire, comfort, allure, fertility, beauty, manna. Hotness. And for those of...

    • Posted May 6, 2014
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  • Untitled street art, Queens, N.Y., 2013. Photo: Meg Daly
    CULTURE FRONT: Artists as leaders

    JACKSON, WYO – It’s ironic. During the past 15 years, Jackson has been assaulted with the patronizing advice that arts organizations need business minds to lead them. Business execs that took early retirement and absconded to the...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Kent Randell as Arturo and Nicole Madison playing Catherine in Babylon’s dress rehearsal. Photo: Mary Grossman
    Baptism by rum By the Waters of Babylon opens Friday

    JACKSON, WYO – Steam is rising in Catherine’s overgrown Texas garden. She has hired a hunky gardener named Arturo to clean up the mess left in the wake of her husband’s death. As the garden debris disappears,...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Dinaw Mengestu
    Identity, Loss and Reinvention

    JACKSON, WYO – Acclaimed Novelist Dinaw Mengestu Reads in Jackson When we first meet Helen, one of two protagonists in Dinaw Mengestu’s brilliant new novel, All Our Names, Helen describes herself first by invoking her mother. “My...

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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  • Contemporary Dance Wyoming performs within an art installation by Suzanne Morlock. Photo SUZANNE MORLOCK
    CULTURE FRONT: When art meets illness meets land

    JACKSON, WYO – How does the metaphoric landscape of personal life inform our experience of a geographic landscape? This is a central question in a recent installation by Suzanne Morlock on display at the Nicolaysen Museum in...

    • Posted April 15, 2014
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  • Jackson students in a Mobius class. Mobius creator Amelia Terrapin is developing a movement workshop for adults based on systems in nature Photo: Erik Lindquist
    CULTURE FRONT: Placing value on every part

    JACKSON, WYO – Here’s a Mobius strip thought: How can art teach us about science, which in turn could teach us how to run better art organizations? That is one of the questions I considered during a...

    • Posted April 1, 2014
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