All posts by Meg Daly

About Meg Daly

Meg Daly is a freelance writer and arts instigator. She grew up in Jackson in the 1970s and 80s, when there were fewer fences, but less culture. Follow Meg on Twitter @MegDaly1
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    CULTURE FRONT: Wallis returns to da streets

    Planet Jackson Hole: You’ve transitioned from making work about rappers to creating prints of drug dealers and gangsters. Tell me why. Aaron Wallis: I felt that, to a certain extent, some rappers are actors glorifying a gangster...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    CULTURE FRONT: Play publicizes local plight

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – You were kicked out of your apartment because the landlord wouldn’t wait the extra few days for the rent check. Your small children are cold and hungry. Nights are getting colder, and you...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    CULTURE FRONT: Artists need housing too

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – In most American communities, having a significant portion of a workforce living out of cars or tents would be seen as evidence of poverty. But in Jackson, seasonal workers, undocumented workers, service industry...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    CULTURE FRONT: Art haters gonna hate

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I was given a piece of art recently that I really hated. I couldn’t stop thinking and talking about how awful it was. This piece of art enraged me. How could someone have...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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    CULTURE FRONT: Asymbol goes analog

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When Asymbol opens its gallery doors at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, downtown Jackson will get a much-needed injection of contemporary culture. An online gallery since its inception in 2009, Asymbol is putting down...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    CULTURE FRONT: Art safari in Mile High City

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Last weekend, in need of an arts infusion, my friend and I boarded a Frontier flight to Denver. We had 36 hours at our disposal – enough time to take a few bites...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Master class

    DW hosts contemporary dance legend. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – “Hello, Mr. Jones? This is the reporter calling from Jackson, Wyoming.” I’d just rung the personal cell phone of esteemed American choreographer Bill T. Jones. A MacArthur Genius,...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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    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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