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Center for Creative Writing in the Arts: Events Newsletter 2/26/2013

Posting prepared by Shawn Delgado for the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts at UNCG:

UNCG-Related Literary Events:

Front Porch Friday with the Galen Kipar Project
—Friday, March 1st, 4:00PM
Center for Creative Writing in the Arts, 127 McIver St., UNCG
Free and open to the public
     Front porch Fridays are designed to be intimate events wherein songwriters share their music as well as answer your questions about their composition processes, influences, ideas about writing, etc. This month, the Center for Creative Writing in the Arts is happy to welcome two members of the Galen Kipar Project, including Aaron Balance, a current poet in the MFA Creative Writing Program at UNCG.
     Based in Asheville, NC, the Galen Kipar Project has been busy touring in support of their fourth album in five years, featuring the unique sonorous music that has become the band’s trademark. Effortlessly crafting a fusion of folk, classical, jazz, and blues, this Americana artist has been hailed as “com…

New Fund Supports Women Veterans Historical Project at UNCG

Ms. Ann Fisher of Hendersonville, NC has established The Audrey Ann Fisher Women Veterans Historical Project Oral History and Program Fund at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Her gift  will support the collections and ongoing educational programming of the project. 

Fisher enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps in 1946. During her career she served in Korea and Vietnam, among other posts.  She was assigned to work in the Pentagon in 1967, and retired as a Commander from Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe, VA.  She received a bachelor’s degree from Park College in Missouri in 1965.  Her papers and  oral history interview are included in the Betty Carter Women Veterans Historical Project in the University Libraries at UNC Greensboro.