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Vacaville woman wins $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for poetry

Vacaville woman wins $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for poetry

Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is pleased to announce that Marianne Boruch of West Lafayette, Indiana, has won the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for her book The Book of Hours (Copper Canyon Press). The award, given annually to a mid-career poet, is one of the largest monetary poetry prizes in the United States.

Heidy Steidlmayer of Vacaville, California, has won the $10,000 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for her book Fowling Piece (Tri-Quarterly). The Kate Tufts Discovery Award is given annually for a first book by a poet of genuine promise.

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

News10 is looking for fashion experts for our post Academy Awards show

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Woodland Camera Forum invites community to January 15 meeting

The Woodland Camera Forum members will be meeting 7 pm ..... Read More

"Extreme Insects!" to set theme for Bohart Museum Open House on Jan. 13

"Extreme Insects!" to set theme for Bohart Museum Open House on Jan. 13

 

DAVIS--"Extreme Insects," the biggest and the baddest, will set the theme for the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13 in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge building, UC Davis campus.

 

“California Indian” Showing at the Davis Branch Library January 12

“California Indian” Showing at the Davis Branch Library January 12

On Saturday, January 12 at 4:00 p.m., Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library will present the film, “California Indian,” which was written, produced and directed by California Native American Tim Ramos (Pomo) and filmed in Lake County.  Mr. Ramos will be in attendance to present the film.

Featuring professional actors, the film tells a dramatic modern story of a proposed gambling casino on tribal land.  Chris Eyre, who produced the popular award-winning film, “Smoke Signals,” co-produced “California Indian” with Tim Ramos.  Some features of the film include:

UC Davis chooses teams to compete for art museam design and construction

UC Davis chooses teams to compete for art museam design and construction

A half century ago, a team of young artists, including Wayne Thiebaud and Robert Arneson, arrived at the University of California, Davis, to help build a new art department -- and changed the art world.

The university is honoring that legacy today by tapping three innovative architect-contractor teams to compete in the creation of a design for the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art -- a planned museum whose vision is as bold as Thiebaud’s pop imagery or Arneson’s irreverent ceramics.

“Our slate of architects reflects the founding philosophy of the UC Davis art department, built by untested individuals who rose to prominence with the work they made here,” said Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi. “We are thrilled to name these three visionary teams who will honor our distinction as an international center of innovation and propel us into the future.”

The teams that will compete to build the museum near the campus’s south entrance are:

Woodland Library Rose Club Celebrates the Legacy of Andrew Carnegie

 

If you are looking for something to do on this upcoming Thanksgiving Saturday, come to the Woodland Public Library and help celebrate the anniversary of Andrew Carnegie’s birthday.  The Woodland Library Rose Club  (WLRC) and the Friends of the Woodland Public Library are hosting the Scottish dancers from the Caledonian Club of Sacramento and 2012 Piper to the Chief, Erik Leiken in the Library Courtyard and Leake Complex from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the 24th of November.  They are inviting residents of Yolo County and beyond to embrace the legacy of Andrew Carnegie.  The library is located at 250 First Street in Woodland.