Rural Generation: A conversation with Cheryal Lee Hills and Ryan Taylor

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  Cheryal Lee Hills is the Executive Director of the Region Five Development Commission in Staples, Minnesota. Cheryal provides program development, program implementation, organizational planning, financial planning/oversight and…

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Jump on Board with Public Transformation!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Ashley Hanson interviews Dylan Locke at The Floyd Country Store in Flyd, VA (pop. 432) after participating in a Bluegrass Jam Session, which happens at the store every…

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Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Jenny Williams

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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“A Seat at The Table,” Downtown Hazard, KY. October, 2015. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Rural-Urban Exchange Spotlight: Gerry Seavo James

Monday, November 28, 2016
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Gerry Seavo James exploring an island on the Ohio River. More than 130 Kentuckians from 24 counties have been collaborating for Kentucky’s future. Since 2014, the Kentucky Rural-Urban…

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Thank you for supporting the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair!

Friday, November 18, 2016
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Thank you for your efforts to make the first annual Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Fall Fair an amazing success! In one evening, nearly 200 people came out to La…

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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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Stories, Human Flourishing, and Spaces of Abundance in BETSY!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Roadside Theater Artistic Director Dudley Cocke facilitates a story circle. Photo by Jim Carroll. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural shared a series…

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“I Can Hear You”: Appalachian and Puerto Rican musical collaborations in BETSY!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Music of BETSY! An interview with Ron Short and Desmar Guevara. Video content by Zhivko Illeieff [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural…

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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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