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May 20, 2011

At A Glance

Arts Share summer camp spaces still available

Spark your child's creative side this summer. University of Iowa Arts Share camp still has space available June 13-17. The camp is for children entering grades 1-6. Campers are grouped by grade with a limit of 18 students per section.

Sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. Workshops this year will include marbling, printmaking, writing and journal making, performances by a local theater improvisation group, music and movement. Workshop leaders are UI graduate students who have extensive teaching experience through Arts Share.

Cost is $100, which includes snacks. Registration forms can be found at, or e-mail for more information.

Arts Share continues UI's long tradition of sharing creative resources from the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Division of Performing Arts (music, dance, theatre), School of Art and Art History and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Its goal is to strengthen the arts in underserved areas, reaching out to provide access to life-enriching arts experiences throughout Iowa.


May 26 reading will feature stories from the Iowa City Shelter House

A collection of stories written through the Iowa City Shelter House Community Stories Writing Workshop will be featured in a free reading at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in Prairie Lights Books.

The reading will celebrate the Shelter House Community Stories Writer's Workshop portfolio, published by the UI Center for the Book.

The event will be streamed live and archived on the UI Writing University website,


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