Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Brandon Coan and the Daniel Boone Hotel

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Daniel Boone Hotel as it stands on Main Street in Whitesburg, Kentucky. Photo by M. Tyler McDaniel, copyright 2015. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have…

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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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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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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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Appalshop and the Spirit of Regeneration in Central Appalachia

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Whitesburg’s Main Street at Dusk By Savannah Barrett Similar to other regions with a history of extractive industry, the central coalfields are experiencing a startling economic transition. As…

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On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project

Friday, March 28, 2014

On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project By Savannah Barrett There’s an imagery associated with places like Harlan County, Kentucky. Deep in the Southeast corner…

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Making Connections: Community Radio In Appalachia

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Making Connections reporter Sylvia Ryerson By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor This week from the Rural Arts and Culture Map, we bring a story that’s floated to us on the…

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Weekly Feed: Rural America Contemporary Art, Poor Kids, The Changing Face of America

Monday, December 3, 2012

Each week we share selections from our Rural Arts and Culture Feed on Facebook and Twitter. What are we missing? Please drop us a line, and we’ll add…

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On The Map: Preserving Appalachia

Friday, November 2, 2012

Photograph by Giles Ashford By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor In this week’s update from the Rural Arts and Culture Map, we wish to turn your attention toward…

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Revisiting The Dreams of Appalachian Youth

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Self-portrait with the picture of my biggest brother, Everett, who killed himself when he came back from Vietnam; Freddy Childers A new project has appeared on the USA…

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