All posts tagged "Teton County Library"

  • DON’T MISS: Banding Together

    Library hosts key player in the fight for human rights around the world. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After a generation of progress, the global human rights movement finds itself at a critical moment. There are the traditional...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • CREATIVE PEAKS: Bravery to the Stage

    Library brings the bold brilliance of author Sherman Alexie to the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Sherman Alexie cannot recall a single instance of his mother saying, “I love you.” The absence of such a word made...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • CULTURE KLASH: The Graphic Hustle

    Artist unveils new book that spans beautiful to ‘the warts and moles.’ JACKSON HOLE, WY – For Aaron Draplin, graphic design was something fun to do with his skateboarding and snowboarding friends while growing up in Michigan....

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • CREATIVE PEAKS: River of Words

    The Mountain Story Festival explores the intersection of outdoor adventure and storytelling. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s the time of year to cozy up by the fire with a good outdoor adventure story—after spending the day adventuring...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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