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SMAC Artist Gathering!

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SW MN Artist Gathering! Join fellow artists for a FREE afternoon of learning & networking! TUESDAY, June 12 4:00 – 7:30 pm Marshall-Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall * This FREE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY is open to artists in the 18-county region of the SW MN Arts Council. * Register...
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SW MN Arts Council Arts Organization Summit

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Join arts organizations of all types — theater, music, visual, arts councils and more — for an afternoon of learning & networking. On the agenda are three important topics: 1) Finding & Keeping Volunteers 2) Public Art in Rural MN and 3) Networking with other arts organizations in the region....
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Writers Retreat in Bird Island

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Bird Island Cultural Centre, 640 Dogwood Ave, Bird Island. Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 7 pm: Poetry Reading by Athena Kidegaard and Jim Togeas (2017 Prairie Poetry Pound Down Winner.) Submit your work for the poetry slam at $5 per poem. Visit https://birdislandculture.com/ to submit. Athena Kidegaard will be the...
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Hutchinson seeks Crow River Area Artists

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Calling ALL Crow River area artists, makers, crafters, and creatives! You are invited to share your work and connect with other makers at Hutchinson Center for the Arts first community showcase exhibition and celebration. Do you knit, paint, build birdhouses, quilt, weld, draw, bead, cartoon, sew, sculpt, build, write, sing, tell jokes?...
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Opportunity for Poets: Rattle publishes

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Resource for Poets: Rattle publishes Rattle publishes unsolicited poetry, translations, and (rarely) essays in print and online. General submissions are open year-round and free. Rattle does not accept previously published work (print, online, blogs, message boards, Facebook if viewable publicly without login). Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. Contributors to the print...
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Poetry Foundation Seeks Features Editor

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Part-Time Features Editor poetryfoundation.org The goal of poetryfoundation.org is twofold: To reach and engage a broad audience for poetry, and to support the Foundation’s initiatives and programs. The Features Editor helps achieve these goals by providing the editorial expertise necessary to publish smart, lively, and relevant journalism about poetry, and...
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Creative Writing Contest, Grades 3-12

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Creative Writing Contest, Grades 3-12 14th Annual Creative Writing Contest. Submission deadline: January 19, 2018. Awards ceremony: April 22, 2018 at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Creative Writing Contest gives students a chance to express themselves by writing fiction or non-fiction stories or poetry. There is amazing young talent here...
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New Podcast: Interesting People Reading Poetry

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Two artists from our region, Brendan and Andy Stermer of Montevideo, have started their weekly podcast titled, Interesting People Reading Poetry, made possible through a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Interesting People Reading Poetry is a short, weekly podcast that will post new episodes every Monday in August...
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Marshall Area Story Tellers: Pictures in My Head

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Marshall Area Story Tellers presents “Pictures in My Head” Live storytelling by local people Wednesday, August 16, 6-8 pm MAFAC Gallery, 109 N 3rd St, Marshall Pictures in my head will feature local storytellers sharing tales of vivid images that exist only in their memories. The show takes place the...
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