On The Map: Preserving Appalachia

Friday, November 2, 2012

Photograph by Giles Ashford By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor In this week’s update from the Rural Arts and Culture Map, we wish to turn your attention toward…

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North Country: Clyde Joy and "Echoes From the Hills"

Friday, October 26, 2012

By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor Here’s Clyde Joy singing “Echoes from the Hills” as recorded by Al Hawkes at Event Records, Westbrook, Maine, 1957.  Joy, who…

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North Country: Betty and Lone Pine

Friday, September 28, 2012

The Lone Pine Family; The Al Hawkes Collection By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor In the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, a young girl named Rita listens…

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What’s Up With Those Southern Beasts?

Thursday, September 27, 2012

By Dudley Cocke, Artistic Director of Roadside Theater Storytelling is a partnership between the person telling the story and the person receiving the story; each depends on the…

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What’s Up With Those Southern Beasts?

Thursday, September 27, 2012

By Dudley Cocke  Storytelling is a partnership between the person telling the story and the person receiving the story; each depends on the other. This exchange is not…

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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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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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From Last Chance To Venice: A M12 Mixtape

Friday, August 31, 2012

This week the M12 art collective has traveled from their usual base of operations on the Colorado High Plains to the European Lowlands, more specifically the 13th International…

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Arts Funding 2.0: Caleb Elliott

Friday, August 24, 2012

By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor This week’s featured crowd funding campaign is Caleb Elliott’s Kickstarter project, “Caleb Elliott’s Debut Album.” “Son of a preacher man. Child of…

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Earliest Footage of Native American Drumming

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Sioux frame drum, 1904; Museum of Modern Art The Afrodrumming organization recently produced this video detailing two early recorded examples of Native American drumming. Many thanks to…

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