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July, 2012"STAYING ALIVE" SUMMER SURVIVE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE* Memberships renewed NOW will be good through December 31, 2013 (that's half ayear's membership FREE!)~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Coming THIS FALL: Robin Hemley Returns!!Robin Hemley is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on the hilariousDO-OVER! [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xARmF2s7TZfCJxN2l50x6atVCnCIXXwH4mEkdkMTkVVOG5YckNC4kGUOfE0yFKpv_rUpLwxnUiAnrODowop4roq8H5nRLlnfPBSWWxM3tKGQBEA1d0BySP6FEpLvktGFBqNFb1lZciTM5MDI8TJCHop2nPK6082BMmzVMyfYEw0GOzMnnEM1QvynuYWoiwTylk3eFEYDjSGz1YWw3pJeOp0X].Robin has published seven books, and his stories and essays have appeared in TheNew York Times, New York Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and many literary magazinesand anthologies. He is the editor of Defunct [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAQqGR49E3JY04F827RClo-6JwbuwZBlwUY7VPGYkJB_1ymz24ILLYKN7bDsHEZWL5PkM1kwzlxhfAFQFKSsdTD4Nzkgz4cd1qbaMl9YCkIlFA==]Magazine [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAQqGR49E3JY04F827RClo-6JwbuwZBlwUY7VPGYkJB_1ymz24ILLYKN7bDsHEZWL5PkM1kwzlxhfAFQFKSsdTD4Nzkgz4cd1qbaMl9YCkIlFA==].Stay Tuned!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GoodSearch cause banner [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAR_rucZXUdDT6T-r6htMt349TP90CeilTLN0YQbovz11WkWtt6ZC3En59Zr6pW87BB0gNhbHDXWzh1WLaPpJM_YqPkBjMxHqcgVZvy_A30v2w==]~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MARK YOUR CALENDAR...We're having a going-away party!Join us on Tuesday, July 10 from 6-8pm, for a going-away potluck party for GraceKenney, our Program & Operations Administrator, at The Writer's Garret / Lucky Dog Books. She is moving to Amarillo, and we want to send her off right! An invitationwill be coming, but please RSVP to Ashley [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Beginning next week...SPIN OFF!A Series of Panel DiscussionsWhat makes contemporary art truly contemporary? Artistic currency is more than amatter of how popular or "hot" an artist may be. Artistic currency has much to do with both how and why contemporary artists make the work they do, the contextsin which they create, and what audiences are inspired to think and say in responseto their art.These discussions are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.Wednesday, June 27; 6:00 - 7:00 pmResidency ProgramsFor more information and to learn about featured panelists, click HERE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xATYuPWGepLnHu-Jy2EezlkAssnDeOqCR0YnkSC1yotNQ2CBbyHafRcN6WS08H2kNjKRzQtVQoEDdAH3KGabme2-sIVkxv631PkrE-dlynvLHByQSRiw3mkgQpVMigooT8o=].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~For the YOUNG reader or writerin your household...PAPER EXPLOSIONS: Zine Camp 2012The Writer's Garret and Oil and Cotton [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAS3dEtu_t1TPOsHMABBtp_rNjpYZalW1kM-DSW2OTc-MU9YO_k3nV988O4f91nSS8kN5M7FOU6niBtBSnsvKgVjoEFlcuQrseC0Q5V4vr3pEw==]are excited to announce Paper Explosions: Zine Camp 2012, an art and literature camp experience for youth ages 8 - 18.Through Paper Explosions, your young adult will create his or her own zine, learningthe tools for written self-expression while exploring the art techniques behind zines and their production methods. Our second camp session runs July 16 - 20, from1 - 4 PM. The camp costs $150, and space will be limited.To double down on the summer art, your child can also join our partner camp TakingIt to the Streets [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAR7uTnLkVOdaHlluX8BNtutxdqo5n3ow4au3efw7gkx7YxY8WzMzztjCtP4jsIK_eJSB5jbOBy5vUDLMktDt8h2gioBAktO7fMbEHZm2aoe1_YuyqJ6cyMaaDUIkj5UvcU=]with Dallas Contemporary [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xATCiFi2ce8cOEMHS2CiB0w2-UogprEb1QPkW5iIIe4wBd-jEEbga4q1AmZxIQUBn_ow6U0Wv9IqTLA0CNAr8NiAd2urHo1egz3I3iO7nmLmPvYZr_lz56nQ],which will happen during the same week from 9 AM - 12 PM. Parents can drop off atthe Dallas Contemporary at 9AM and pick up at Oil and Cotton at 4 PM. FREE TRANSPORTATIONfrom the Dallas Contemporary to Oil and Cotton will be provided by DART, and a healthylunch will also be included, with produce provided by Urban Acres [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xAQmkGzrHHWL7h-JLoMETuHNyqfVbkTHyOYRb257SywvA-0pOPncHkS3ASdK0EF8h2ZGOazj1do8UfVRcm8xQY65WNnMlEbwHoLn3rAzJdJWv5Ouleqgh5nV].This summer, our students will explore their obsessions, define their margins, andgo viral, by hand.To sign your student up, click HERE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001rUOPPBU3xATPGKinccgrKmvt2wcSsszvAD1z9g29q3Y3CsHx-mJPdwAkWXZ5ZUdQ0FQNqADx-kh6u770m0BczPtkt6c6RYEkTUPnQp6bjVyLbQTqV43llw6Zog3U06F8gQmdkmvbeu7l6ntSLOT_AH22sBtWhiB8M7roI9EP_GM=].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~VERY SPECIAL THANKS TOALLOFYOU!The Writer's Garret is made possible by the support of manyindividuals, corporations, foundations, nonprofits, educational institutions, andgovernmental agencies.This season of educational programs and eventshas been made possible by the following:National Endowment for the Arts; Lucky Dog Books; City of Dallas Office of CulturalAffairs; George and Fay Young Foundation; Texas Commission on the Arts; M.B. andEdna Zale Foundation; Target; R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Heritage Auctions (HA.com);Dallas AfterSchool Network; Big Thought; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; The CattarullaFund of The Dallas Foundation; donors to the Jack Myers and Jacob Myers Funds; andour members, Board of Trustees, and Board of Sponsors.(If we have inadvertently left anyone off this list,please let us know asap. We WANT to thank you!)
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