The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange is featured in The Daily Yonder

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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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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Film Focus: Cavedigger (2013)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Film Focus trailer series is part of AOTR’s rural cinema project, SMALLSCREEN. SMALLSCREEN is a multimedia project dedicated to mapping all forms of rural independent…

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Reflections on the Year of the Rural Arts 2014

Monday, April 13, 2015
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THE YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS 2014 was a program of events, conversations, and online features celebrating the diverse, vital ways in which rural arts and humanities contribute…

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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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Film Focus: Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust (1991)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Each month, we will be sharing a trailer on the site as a part of our recently launched project, SMALLSCREEN. SMALLSCREEN’s Film Focus series will share films that…

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SMALLSCREEN: Cinema Outside the City

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Since 1988, the Appalachian Media Institute has provided opportunities for young people from across Central Appalachia to explore their home communities, address local issues, and become thoughtful, engaged…

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

Monday, August 4, 2014
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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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June’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: Seedtime on the Cumberland in Whitesburg, Kentucky

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Video footage of Seedtime on the Cumberland 2010 By Savannah Barrett and Carrie Carter Appalshop’s Seedtime on the Cumberland is a time for celebration and homecoming in Whitesburg….

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Appalshop and the Spirit of Regeneration in Central Appalachia

Thursday, May 8, 2014
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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 Atlas of Rural Arts and Culture: Robert Gard Foundation Mini-Grant Stories

Friday, March 7, 2014

Gard Foundation Mini-grant receipient: Cleveland Public Theatre’s Teen Step Program In 2010, in celebration of his 100th birthday, the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Robert E. Gard Wisconsin…

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