June is sizzling at The Writer's Garret!
June, 2012We are excited to welcome PAM BOYD to the Writer's Garret Board!Pam is the author of several books, most recently The Two-Minute Tune-Up [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7pTd7OT5ZUcx73y52jh-468NOTNL2D-9scN-r7ie96ZNlVTmVcojeBilivCGgMLqVCoDwyhQr6lwfYHJK7677D-lpfzWpVxorFRnGhPp3OOMnbP1royXdfrCoQfbU8tX3BRdVl30GtLZvHiudaUUv5ZFTm_VTR1a7iOABoVtIBVg55KqKCEHGh].She also writes a daily blog, which can be found here [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN5JCTaaSmqdnKBCYoWbbQ0cP_pHDRpRlxDXAfIcVtFe91gTtUNsRayCRpmtT0NjvJkGRj9CgVTuecR4tMnQG5snomv7MFYY8f6hnUM-3KgGPQ==].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Coming THIS FALL: Robin Hemley Returns!!Robin Hemley is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on the hilariousDO-OVER! [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN6bCV02Chv3KwtzLDFwK5Z7ulcEREf42fxRMzTClPqQXpy-KbjFtoxheW4pL9-xjz15xRp-TtBh6LO4d0WaT7TRYKYmvfPJo9Z5vx5W-_KUKZsAGKp_iC1SZZXHzIjcV0SBJYRv_mY0uhK86Yu7OXUbMj9jzprD8Hb0kgLz2bCs9KC809raoMggLVVfadd0l9kG7rIbRNYT1eDyw8P32Sof].Robin has published seven books, and his stories and essays have appeared in TheNew York Times, New York Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and many literary magazinesand anthologies. He is the editor of Defunct [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN5iw1azj4eAjO-XRtmmotZ9elY73Y0p3D5aWVWsQfGK23UXbnIRufxLC_1jeY_bpesr_fqw2HMqDlzvQ3HjHBOlbY_vKQ4gTRFNgxMLNj4cwg==]Magazine [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN5iw1azj4eAjO-XRtmmotZ9elY73Y0p3D5aWVWsQfGK23UXbnIRufxLC_1jeY_bpesr_fqw2HMqDlzvQ3HjHBOlbY_vKQ4gTRFNgxMLNj4cwg==].Stay Tuned!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Reel Books with Joe Milazzo3 sections: Thursdays,7:30 - 9:30 PMIs it true what people say: that the book is always better than the film? If so,why? In this course [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN55PggvG3ZuM4v2K09sa3034mDfKDEz-wxGB2AoDkUqZpLgXfNCrKWkoEEoCNfsorhB9MY_7Hkfp7o-sIOVahioJAjy8cg75Z_AmyLaftkit-A5rvqx7KMHxuYBMNQvt7uzHExbqy9VYA==],we will watch and read together, engaging in an open but structured discussion ofwhat it means for literature to come to life.Section 1:Moneyball(film by Bennett Miller / book by Michael Lewis)July 12, 19 & 26Section 2:The Last Picture Show(film by Peter Bogdonavich / book by Larry McMurtry)August 16, 23 & 30Section 3:The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo(film by David Fincher / book by Stieg Larsson)September 6, 13 & 20$50 for any 1 section / $90 for any 2 sections / $125 for the entire seriesMEMBER DISCOUNTS: $40 for any 1 section / $75 for any 2 sections / $110 for the entire series.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GoodSearch cause banner [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN4e2iYwM2tDT04jxgLcpVuaS_EFXLJ8ZK86mYfoYqNKok14v3gk1SGjRRXqI1qlsMzkyoh4IKHAvAOYN-tDiCCAWvXv25vpak7Tkj3UJD9UUA==]~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Beginning next week...SPIN OFF!A Series of Panel DiscussionsWhat makes contemporary art truly contemporary? Artistic currency is more than amatter of how popular or "hot" an artist may be. Artistic currency has much to do with both how and why contemporary artists make the work they do, the contextsin which they create, and what audiences are inspired to think and say in responseto their art.This summer and fall, The MAC [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7ImZep2-HWMNh6Ju6H4wvgOz5ok4ExRWWTKgvD2GyWxQeOZu2ACazuvlVUyUnhHlb-Xd1TDPes084dpAIvKDMa_fNdE2eHXNI=]and The Writer's Garret [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN4QJVDObAtUSyraxnH6JTqy3_RK5nvwZ91MKFvv9Ndx-TUKEuwRPmSb6eTb-0BLFASZwy8mWQRqx7vOdr0mvMptRawAK4By7--wlPAA3f9aYw==]will continue congruent educational outreach initiatives to present Spin Off [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7ovnO-iXxHjE7iN_VxHOd1Vbcjeom9puWvXHS3C_GJ12yGp1eORMnpws9s5zXhNFMoW0gQ8q9vuLIBYS2sAIunZH5ahiPZIcEBRO-Juefu5qh2wQVaO2eVnQQP37j34A4=],a series of multidisciplinary panel discussions giving audiences a rare opportunityto get involved in those larger conversations that continue to define contemporaryart, its practice, its theory, its history, and its meaning. Discussion topics areinspired by current MAC exhibitions and are tied loosely to themes and ideas presentedin these exhibitions. By bringing together panels consisting of a diverse collectionof scholars, critics and artists working across various fields of study, Spin Offwill thoughtfully explore the most exciting and influential ideas and trends in today's art.These discussions are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.Wednesday, June 27; 6:00 - 7:00 pmResidency ProgramsWednesday, August 15; 6:00-7:00 pmWhat the #$%& do you do with an art degree?Thursday, October 11; 6:00-7:00 pmThe Anxiety of InfluenceThursday, November 8; 6:00-7:00 pmGraphic TextsFor more information and to learn about featured panelists, click HERE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7ovnO-iXxHjE7iN_VxHOd1Vbcjeom9puWvXHS3C_GJ12yGp1eORMnpws9s5zXhNFMoW0gQ8q9vuLIBYS2sAIunZH5ahiPZIcEBRO-Juefu5qh2wQVaO2eVnQQP37j34A4=].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Our PORTABLE POETRY WORKSHOP Stone Soup Continues NEXT TUESDAYPlease join us at 7 PM NEXT TUESDAY, June 26, at LUCKY DOG BOOKS [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN4W3sTmaNcH5MfEgZbzjFbjBcWys80L2ivVXJvI246f17ZfD_tEz8bIixqaK2H5EYFwnxbtBTtbpOSkjdiRUhJiDmT1W0tnYanxceMAJpdnow==]for the Stone Soup Portable Poetry Workshop, which uses Jack Myers's The PortablePoetry Workshop [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN4EF--ciOV_gfQMxnc9InAoSO-t4-p65pN34RCF-Rh9MQINQNO5cZDidlQNbMqlvr8ZTLCHWrt9HylJvXc-DJ001-gNswbKbDqvzzjzDaO4cXf2Vb6rA1IAiENK8SLUSUb8adid2qe61CzNF6zUcu6NkYX9uy7cJNc4UHvMT_s_4g==]as a guide to discussion, study, and a generative workshop.RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com], and please also let us know if you can bring snacks, beverages, etc. (Letting us know what food and/or drink you will be bringing helps, too!)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~For the YOUNG reader or writerin your household...PAPER EXPLOSIONS: Zine Camp 2012The Writer's Garret and Oil and Cotton [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7CjG5SmriXupiQJhhitWL4_qgD4JCpamJFrkz4uqr3gF5-lvYGzQgBc3ByriR2Ng4bHaf4DLsRJHoZnfrj3mKAk6_qqRLFHjlCMDDEUZu9rQ==]are excited to announce Paper Explosions: Zine Camp 2012, an art and literature camp experience for youth ages 8 - 18.Through Paper Explosions, your young adult will create his or her own zine, learningthe tools for written self-expression while exploring the art techniques behind zines and their production methods. Our second camp session runs July 16 - 20, from1 - 4 PM. The camp costs $150, and space will be limited.To double down on the summer art, your child can also join our partner camp TakingIt to the Streets [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN7GN_GDYUx6QLI9U-nn1rZG8SVZhZ2gl7HaKq8HPGtuUBpvgVcdw2YfvgntrmlTOfxhMi2chCwCCOkDybJWHi6ZJBjShT6_IIovOQ-2I100y7s6_bMyyx4Sz6lMlGJgs-M=]with Dallas Contemporary [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN6EhRjNlxyaYTpNWTlxdkxvhGnvneaQ4JQSzw5rzQVddwK3nc36QvcMtl2hK-tE3odIikYtcQ-y2P1_fx_CMEr7njM662A820_oV2jtXzzGsmD37Vca7vTV],which will happen during the same week from 9 AM - 12 PM. Parents can drop off atthe Dallas Contemporary at 9AM and pick up at Oil and Cotton at 4 PM. FREE TRANSPORTATIONfrom the Dallas Contemporary to Oil and Cotton will be provided by DART, and a healthylunch will also be included, with produce provided by Urban Acres [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN5VzoF8Vl_JSO1TDq1ioHe94cw0fiFgDdnPgRhgx9Izr8Lst9uD-ZX0PyGqjSQuFrW9MQdxTyzAofcT0rLBbrNIOzrUQ_xfw4oTR8XcD8ouoDydYgRsAMzB].This summer, our students will explore their obsessions, define their margins, andgo viral, by hand.To sign your student up, click HERE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Nwy6pkeQvN45WA_s7H6ETCw3tfdayw5watgruuLs8RJHQp5FGYC8UBYElEP7Rx0_9kkpq7x56ThPVMUtrOOLFrJcbS-Wyv1dPxeQpR7woI1p0lzv9KW-YElOnysxyXbedbOBTnvUKEv5ikX5QBQQ6GU4SuD6xAZT9nS7g1GRyYI=].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~VERY SPECIAL THANKS TOALLOFYOU!The Writer's Garret is made possible by the support of manyindividuals, corporations, foundations, nonprofits, educational institutions, andgovernmental agencies.This season of educational programs and eventshas been made possible by the following:National Endowment for the Arts; Lucky Dog Books; City of Dallas Office of CulturalAffairs; George and Fay Young Foundation; Texas Commission on the Arts; M.B. andEdna Zale Foundation; Target; R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Heritage Auctions (HA.com);Dallas AfterSchool Network; Big Thought; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; The CattarullaFund of The Dallas Foundation; donors to the Jack Myers and Jacob Myers Funds; andour members, Board of Trustees, and Board of Sponsors.(If we have inadvertently left anyone off this list,please let us know asap. We WANT to thank you!)
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