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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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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Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: National Storytelling Festival

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Courthouse Tent and the Old Courthouse © Jay Huron 2014- caseSensitive Photos By Savannah Barrett The National Storytelling Festival Jonesborough, TN The National Storytelling Festival celebrated their 42nd…

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Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: Shahrazad: A Tale of Love and Magic

Friday, October 24, 2014

‘Reflection’, Photo Credit David Weiland Shahrazad: A Tale of Love and Magic The Summer Spectacle, Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, MA By Savannah Barrett The end of August marked…

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FEATURED YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS EVENT: RED ANTS PANTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, MT

Monday, August 4, 2014

Photo by Tony Denim, Yellow Dog Productions, Inc. By Rachel Hagan In late July, the small ranching community of White Sulfur Springs, Montana hosted the fourth annual Red…

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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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The 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The 2012 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering; Jessica Brandi Lifland By Savannah Barrett Founded in 1985 by the Western Folklife Center, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is one of…

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Images from the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the two-week Reedsburg Fermentation Fest, an annual event led by the Wormfarm Institute in collaboration with many individuals and organizations from Sauk County, Wisconsin…

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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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The Lexicon of Sustainability

Friday, August 26, 2011

Biodiversity Vs. Monoculture, with farmer Rick Knoll; The Lexicon of Sustainability Grist recently highlighted an art project that many of our readers will be very excited about: The…

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