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River Stories! Along the Lac qui Parle & Beyond
November 3, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pmFREE
River Map Art by artist and CURE member Susan Armington this Sunday at the Laq qui Parle County Museum. This event will include an example panel of her art and the 4 ft x 8 ft. map-in progress, as well as several Talking Suitcases with people’s stories of the river places in them. Local people – Dave Craigmile, Anne Maguire, Greg Wyum, Lucy Tokheim, Patrick Moore and Anne Queenan – will tell stories of the river area, share poems and a short video. There will be music by Emily and Doug Youngdale Wright – including a river poem set to music by Emily. Afterwards, participants will be encouraged to write up your own river stories and add to the River map. Refreshments and fun!
** Susan Armington is a fiscal year 2013 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.