All posts tagged "Teton County Library"
CREATIVE PEAKS: Native Son
Famed writer Sherman Alexie talks in Jackson, and to Native youth. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Starting Wednesday at noon, free tickets are available for author Sherman Alexie’s June 13 appearance during the library’s Page to the Podium...
- Posted May 24, 2016
CREATIVE PEAKS: Richly Hued Voices
Library hosts intimate two-day event with trio of award-winning authors. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Throughout American history, white supremacy controlled what was published, choosing whose voices were heard and deciding for the masses what constituted literature and...
- Posted March 15, 2016
FEATURE: Embracing the Hyphen
How ethnic identity evolves in a homogenous place. Casper, Wyoming – Nina McConigley’s mother placed a feather in her hair. It was close enough to a costume, and McConigley’s dark skin made dressing as an American Indian...
- Posted September 29, 2015
FEATURE STORY: New American Anthem
Ahead of her valley debut, Claudia Rankine delves into Citizen, race struggles. “I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. Like the bodiless heads you see sometimes in circus sideshows, it is as though...
- Posted April 14, 2015
PLANET Picks: March 4-10
Artists anonymous Jackson, Wyoming – The annual art show Whodunnit? allows us to judge works based solely on what we see, and not what’s etched on the bottom corner of a canvas. Artists’ names have vanished from...
- Posted March 3, 2015
CULTURE FRONT: Poetic prowess at the library
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A few weeks ago, the small town of Ethete, Wyoming, was home to a minor literary first. Wyoming poets David Romtvedt and Matt Daly were in residence at Wind River Tribal College for...
- Posted February 3, 2015
FEATURE: The Path to Ruins, Burgeoning author Andrew Munz hunts down Jess Walter
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Jess Walter’s primary memory of Jackson Hole is coming here with his family back in the 1980s and riding the Alpine Slide. Since then, his writing career has taken just as many turns...
- Posted January 20, 2015
The lives of librarians after hours
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – If you wander into Teton County Library before the end of January, you might learn something new about the people who help you with your research, find your books and read to your...
- Posted December 16, 2014
Film series rides French New Wave
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – At a time when Hollywood was adhering to a safe blueprint of cookie cutter endings and straightforward cinematography, a renegade film style was surfacing in France. Employing unconventional narrative methods, French New Wave...
- Posted August 20, 2014
Author talks richness of the road
What is it that makes travel so addictive? Is it the promise of new experiences and the opportunity to meet people who are distinctly different than us? Or is it the hope that being pried from our...
- Posted August 20, 2014