North Country: Introducing A New Series

Monday, July 16, 2012

Girls with banjos; Veazie, Maine circa 1900-10; Maine Folklife Center Collection By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor   Maine exists in an in-between place in the American…

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Course On Midwest Culture: The Paradox of Heartland Rock

Friday, July 6, 2012

Photograph from the insert to the Bruce Springsteen & E-Street Band Live 1975-1985 LP box set By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture editor Last week in the…

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Notes From The Field: Blues, Ballads, & Bluegrass

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Still from Blues, Ballads, & Bluegrass   By Jennifer Joy Jameson, Notes From The Field editor   On a recent trip home to visit my folks in California,…

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Introducing A New Series: Notes From The Field

Friday, June 22, 2012

Art of the Rural is excited to announce Notes From The Field, a new series that applies the lessons of ethnography and folklore studies within the contemporary frame…

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Course On Midwest Culture: Ray Bradbury, RIP

Friday, June 8, 2012



By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture series Editor Perhaps tied with Jules Verne and J.R.R. Tolkien, Ray Bradbury may be my longest-running literary friend. His leatherbound anthology…

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A Late May Ohio Valley Sabbatical

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Flea Shack and $1 Flea Market, Outside Steubenville, Ohio; Matthew Fluharty With Memorial Day approaching, we will be taking a much-needed break from publishing new work on this…

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Introducing A Course On Midwest Culture

Friday, May 18, 2012

Steam Coming Off The Grain Bins, Outside Sioux Center, Iowa; Kenyon Gradert Art of the Rural is excited to announce A Course On Midwest Culture, a new series…

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Rural Poetry Series: Lorine Niedecker

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

photograph by Bonnie Roub; from the Electronic Poetry Center The Brontës had their moors, I have my marshes. Two weeks ago we featured the first of a series…

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