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Keep out? Not with the ‘Don’t Fence Me In’ project

Jun 12, 2017

via the Times Record News Mom. Apple pie. White-picket fences. They’re all symbols of the idyllic American life. But the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture isn’t settling for a mere white picket fence. It’s adding some color to that American idealism and celebrating creative identity, creative freedom and individuality with its latest public art…

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All aboard for Kemp’s ArtZeum

May 30, 2017

  Model trains are chugging through the NorthLight Gallery as part of the Kemp Center’s ArtZeum. The interactive, hands-on exhibit has a bit of a throwback feel and features not only trains but a sounds station, poetry station and postcard writing station.(Photo: Contributed) 26 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Say ArtZeum and you might get a cockeyed look back in…

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Happiness research shows the biggest obstacle to creativity is being too busy

May 16, 2017

  From Vincent Van Gogh on through Kanye West, the figure of the broody, tortured artist looms large in the popular imagination. But research suggests that the key to creativity has little to do with angst. In researching my book The Happiness Track, I found that the biggest breakthrough ideas often come from relaxation. History…

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, NEA Big Read style

May 5, 2017

  May 5, 2017 By NEA Literature Staff jezael-melgoza-128525.jpg “Chichen Itza” by Jezael Melgoza via unsplash.com Happy Cinco de Mayo! Whether you’ll be celebrating the holiday by heading to a parade or festival, dancing to Mexican folk music, or whipping up some fresh guacamole, we also think it’s the perfect occasion to put up your…

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85th Texas Legislative Session – Updates!

Apr 20, 2017

  *   Texas Commission on the Arts – Saved with Your Help – But More Help Needed Ahead! Thank you all for letting our Texas legislators know that you, their constituents, value the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and support the full appropriation to enable the TCA to continue to provide public resources for the arts…

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