Weekly Feed: National Hispanic Heritage Month, Slovenian Bees, Bass Pro Shop, Johnny Cash, Heartwood in the Hills, Barbara Allen

Sunday, September 23, 2012

By Rachel Beth Rudi • In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Florida Folklife Program produced a podcast with audio tracks from the Florida Mexican American Music…

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The Rural-Urban Reality of the Local Foods Movement

Monday, September 17, 2012

The Dumbo, Brooklyn neighborhood farmers’ market; Dumbo NYC This week begins with a another must-read piece on the Daily Yonder: “How Rural is our Local Food Policy?” One…

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Walking the Fields, From Liberia to California

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sacramento Bee High Country News has long been one of our favorite publications; they consistently think in new terms about the West, but also about urban-rural and rural-international…

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Helen LaFrance: Painting From Memory

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Church Picnic; Helen LaFrance Think twice and see it once. Think you’re right and know you’re right before you do something. I like to have people see what…

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Romney Vows to Eliminate National Arts Funding

Monday, August 20, 2012

Photograph by Matthew Cavanaugh/McClatchy Tribune In another entry in the politicalization, and polarization, of Art in the United States, Fortune magazine leaked this excerpt from a forthcoming interview…

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We Did It! The Rural Arts and Culture Map Receives A Rural Digital Advocacy Grant

Thursday, August 9, 2012

This morning we are writing to share some wonderful news: The Rural Arts and Culture Map has received a Rural Digital Advocacy grant and, thanks to all of…

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We Did It! The Rural Arts and Culture Map Receives A Rural Digital Advocacy Grant

Thursday, August 9, 2012

This morning we are writing to share some wonderful news: The Rural Arts and Culture Map has received a Rural Digital Advocacy grant and, thanks to all of…

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Communities That Can Support Artists & Free Culture

Thursday, June 28, 2012

New articles have been slow this week, as we are working on an exciting grant opportunity — of which we will offer more news soon. Until then, we…

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Introducing A New Series: Notes From The Field

Friday, June 22, 2012

Art of the Rural is excited to announce Notes From The Field, a new series that applies the lessons of ethnography and folklore studies within the contemporary frame…

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Bringing It To The Table

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Arkansas State Folklorist Mike Luster at the Roundtable; Jennifer Joy Jameson By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor Last month Art of The Rural joined a host of artists…

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