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.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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