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Artist Karen Blessen's 29 Pieces Puts A Monument to Peace in Oak Cliff

5 years ago by Jeremy Hallock
Violence affects people in different ways. Some become shut-ins, others are drawn to work with people and create social change. Fifteen years after a stranger was shot and killed in front of her home, artist and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Karen Blessen is still spreading peace through art with her...
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Karen Blessen, Local Art Hero, Needs Your Help to Land a Marigold Ideas for Good Grant

9 years ago by Brentney Hamilton
2010 MasterMind Award Winners, Karen Blessen, submitted an idea back in June for one of six monthly Marigold Ideas for Good grants, which funds ideas to improve communities through art. And now she's a finalist. Blesen made it through the initial judging period to become one of 15 "June" finalists...
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Karen Blessen, Dallas Arts Maven, Just Won a Marigold Big Ideas for Good Grant

9 years ago by Brentney Hamilton
A little over a week ago, we reported that local artist and activist Karen Blessen was one of fifteen national finalists for a Marigold Big Ideas for Good Grant. With your votes, she's done it. Blessen is bringing back $5,000 to change the face of Dallas arts. Her vision is...
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MasterMinds: Matthew Posey, Joel Hester and Karen Blessen Are Winners in Our Inaugural Creativity Awards

10 years ago by Elaine Liner
Artists will make art even if they don't make money. With a few dollars, however, they can make more art, bigger art and even take some time to teach others how to make art. For our first MasterMinds competition, which awards three grants of $2,000 to local artists, we were...
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Give Us Your Artists, Your Creatives, Your ... MasterMinds

9 years ago by Merritt Martin
It's now. It's live. It's happening. We want the innovators, the community climate changers, the artists who see, make, and do like no one else. And, well, since you artistic types are already in the spirit of entering things, we figured you wouldn't mind our online registration form and the...
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Keep in Mind: Lisa Loeb, Will Clarke Are Among Those Speaking at TEDxSMU Saturday

9 years ago by Robert Wilonsky
All the ducats for Saturday's TEDxSMU wingding at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre are long gone, but no matter: As The Hilltop reminds, you can espy the doings from three remote locations: the Texas Theatre, Tech Wildcatters and the AT&T Foundry in Plano. And, of course, it'll livestream on...
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Give Peace A Chance

14 years ago by Glenna Whitley
The International Day of Peace, a day of non-violence and ceasefire, was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly, and it's been pretty much war all over the planet since then. But we can dream, right? Peace—First Inward or First Outward? is the name of an art exhibit...

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