Caridad De La Luz as Betsy

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Caridad De La Luz and Ron Short developing script in Norton, Virginia, February 2015. Photo by Zhivko Illeieff. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the…

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Embodying the Universal in the Particular

Thursday, April 2, 2015

[Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural will share a series of new writing and multimedia from HowlRound about the twenty-one-year artistic collaboration between Pregones…

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Film Focus: Stranger with a Camera (2000)

Monday, March 30, 2015

The FilmFocus trailer series is part of AoTR’s rural cinema project, SMALLSCREEN. By Jessie Sims Stranger with a Camera has been recommended on this blog before. It’s an…

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Sharing “Beyond Cliché: Dramatizing Our American Identity”

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

[Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural will share a series of new writing and multimedia from HowlRound about the twenty-one-year artistic collaboration between Pregones…

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Creative Rural Urban Alliances Webinar

Monday, March 16, 2015

Last week, we shared information about Art of the Rural collaborations that address both rural and urban communities alongside staff from the Rural Policy Research Institute and M12…

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Creative Rural-Urban Alliances Webinar: March 12

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Art of the Rural is excited to participate in an upcoming webinar hosted by Community Matters and the Citizens’ Institute for Rural Design, alongside partners at M12 and RUPRI. Join us…

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The Ozark Folksong Collection is Now Online

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Mary Celestia Parler and an informant; University of Arkansas Special Collections flickr page [Last fall Art of the Rural launched Middle Landscape, a series of projects that combine releases of…

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Wild Nights in the Upper Peninsula with Jeff Cowell

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

via Numero Group By The Numbers blog Earlier this year, reissue label Numero Group brought to light Lucky Strikes and Liquid Gold, a 1975 record by Jeff Cowell  “previously available only…

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Film Focus: Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust (1991)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Each month, we will be sharing a trailer on the site as a part of our recently launched project, SMALLSCREEN. SMALLSCREEN’s Film Focus series will share films that…

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SMALLSCREEN: Cinema Outside the City

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Since 1988, the Appalachian Media Institute has provided opportunities for young people from across Central Appalachia to explore their home communities, address local issues, and become thoughtful, engaged…

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