Rural Poetry Series: Lorine Niedecker’s Calendar

Monday, December 12, 2011

photograph by Bonnie Roub; from the Electronic Poetry Center As the year draws to a close, we say goodbye to our focus, over the last few months, on…

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Jetsonorama And The Moving Planet

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

We are back today, after a few days away from the site to take care of arts and site-related tasks, with some exciting new work by Jetsonorama, an…

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Rural Poetry Series: Josh Wallaert

Friday, September 16, 2011

Film still from Arid Lands; Grant Aaker and Josh Wallaert Today we would like to add the poetry of Josh Wallaert to the company of our Rural Poetry…

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Poetry Bombing In The Back Roads of Vermont

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Photographs of Back Road Chalkies by Susan Arnold Last week we shared the work of Bob Arnold, a poet, editor, publisher, stonemason (among other skills) who lives and…

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Rural Poetry Series: Bob Arnold and Longhouse Press

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Bob Arnold in the Woodlot; photograph by Susan Arnold, published in Jacket In the wake of Hurricane Irene, national attention has turned from the deserted streets of New…

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The Odyssey Of Double Edge Theatre

Monday, August 22, 2011

Still shot from The Odyssey; more photographs available on Double Edge’s Facebook page Last week I wrote “What We Talk About When We Talk About The Rural” in…

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Sacred Harp: An Introduction

Thursday, August 18, 2011

From the documentary Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp By Rachel Beth Rudi   Editor’s Note: Today we’re happy to feature more work from our…

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Our Patchwork Culture: Mapping Rural America

Friday, August 5, 2011

A gathering in Rachel’s hometown of Couch, Missouri By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor This article also appears in different form in The Daily Yonder.  I’m a folklorist….

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Paradise of Bachelors & David Lee’s Carolina Soul

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

David Lee with the Washington Sound record shop sign, in front of his storage trailer;   Paradise of Bachelors Long-time readers might remember our piece from last year…

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Alan Lomax And The Southern Journey

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Alan Lomax with Wade Ward; August 31, 1959 Some of the young folkniks, who dominated the New York scene, asserted that there was more folk music in Washington…

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