Abner Jay: The Last Southern Black Minstrel Show

Friday, March 9, 2012

Abner Jay, April 8, 1982, San Jose Flea Market; selection of a photo by Jon Sievert [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines, this seems like…

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Responding To The Kansas Arts Veto

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Kansas Governor Brownback signing the 2012 state budget; John Hanna [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines, this seems like a good time to give a…

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Bessie Harvey And Her Tennessee Roots

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Untitled (Cobra).  23 1/2 x 18 x 19″ paint on wood with beads [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February,…

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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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