Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Jenny Williams

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

“A Seat at The Table,” Downtown Hazard, KY. October, 2015. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Gerry Seavo James

Monday, November 28, 2016

Gerry Seavo James exploring an island on the Ohio River. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Thank you for supporting the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair!

Friday, November 18, 2016

Thank you for your efforts to make the first annual Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair an amazing success! In one evening, nearly 200 people came out to La…

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Announcing the Launch of the Next Generation Digital Learning Commons

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Next Generation home page, featuring an image courtesy of The Coleman Center for the Arts Today, Art of the Rural (AOTR) and the Rural Policy Research Institute…

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The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange is featured in The Daily Yonder

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Last week, the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange program was featured in The Daily Yonder, a multi-media source of news, commentary, research, and features published by the Center for Rural…

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Positively Local, Fearlessly Original: The Art and Life of Tim West

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

This World, a photography by Diana Michelle Hausam of Tim West Fayetteville Underground is now featuring a retrospective of the work of outsider artist and Ozark legend Tim West,…

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Film Focus: Cavedigger (2013)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Film Focus trailer series is part of AOTR’s rural cinema project, SMALLSCREEN. SMALLSCREEN is a multimedia project dedicated to mapping all forms of rural independent…

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Stories, Human Flourishing, and Spaces of Abundance in BETSY!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Roadside Theater Artistic Director Dudley Cocke facilitates a story circle. Photo by Jim Carroll. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural shared a series…

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“I Can Hear You”: Appalachian and Puerto Rican musical collaborations in BETSY!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Music of BETSY! An interview with Ron Short and Desmar Guevara. Video content by Zhivko Illeieff [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural…

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Reflections on the Year of the Rural Arts 2014

Monday, April 13, 2015

THE YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS 2014 was a program of events, conversations, and online features celebrating the diverse, vital ways in which rural arts and humanities contribute…

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