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KRIS Wine ‘Art of Education’ Contest Winners Unveiled

As you saw in a previous ARTSblog post, Brunswick Acres Elementary School in Kendall Park, NJ was very dedicated to winning the third annual “Art of Education” contest sponsored by KRIS Wine and Americans for the Arts. Not only did this video help them jump out to an early lead, but it helped them score […]

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Postcard from Iowa, Wisconsin, and South Dakota

November 30, 2011 by Rocco Landesman Here I am with Mayor Roy C. Buol of Dubuque, Iowa. Photo by Ronald W. Tigges So I thought I’d work up an appetite for Thanksgiving with a pre-holiday trip to Iowa, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. We started out in Dubuque, Iowa, and met up there with Bill O’Brien, […]

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Lining up for the bus?

November 15, 2011 Text by Paulette Beete; images courtesy of Madison Arts Commission “I want to write and thank you for the Bus Lines Poetry program. I ride the bus regularly and read the poems. They are quite stunning, especially when we consider that they are written by school children. The Bus Lines poems remind […]

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Art Works Podcast: Wormfarm

July 28, 2011 By Josephine Reed A Roadside Culture Stand by Peter Flanary. Photo courtesy of Wormfarm In this week’s podcast, we talk to the co-founder of Wormfarm, Jay Salinas. “What is Wormfarm?” you may ask. Good question! Wormfarm, a recent Our Town grantee, is a 40-acre organic vegetable farm and creative hub in Reedsburg, […]

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