Double Edge Theatre and The Grand Parade

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

photograph from The Grand Parade rehearsals; Double Edge Theatre The Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced that Double Edge Theatre will offer…

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New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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The Art Of The Flyover

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

False-color composite aerial map outside Garden City, Kansas; Wired Who says there’s no contemporary art in the heartland? Wired magazine offers these images taken by NASA and USGS…

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To The New Year 2012

Monday, January 2, 2012

From the Foster-Fluharty Farm; Matthew Fluharty from Sabbaths, 2005 VI. I tremble with gratitudefor my children and grandchildrenwho take pleasure in one another. At our dinners together, the…

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Coming Home, Coming Back To Your Senses

Friday, December 16, 2011

Film still of Emily Vortuba of The Elberta Alert community newspaper; Back To Your Senses This week’s look into the work of the emerging farmers at the Stone…

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Finding Sustainability In "Generation Organic"

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

From the 2011 Young Farmers Conference; Maggie Starbard, NPR Many thanks to the folks who have shared news of this report by Dan Charles broadcast on NPR’s All…

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American Georgics: Old and New

Monday, November 14, 2011

Plowing It Under; Thomas Hart Benton, 1934 To start off the week, I’d like to point folks toward a recent review published in The Englewood Review of Books…

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Rural Farmers Feeding The Occupy Movement

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Produce from western Massachusetts farms; Actions and Investigations As a companion piece to today’s article considering Crystal Bridges, Alice Walton, and the Occupy Movement, Contributing Editor Rachel Reynolds…

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2011 BIG FEED: A Series Of Links

Friday, October 14, 2011

In anticipation of this weekend’s BIG FEED, I’d like to print a series of links related to my rural arts and culture presentation. Many thanks to the M12…

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Supporting Family Farmers: Willie Nelson, Karen O, and Chipotle

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Screenshot from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation As reported last night on our Facebook page, The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation has released a short-film in conjunction with its annual Boorito…

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