From the Archives: Luk Thung and Thai Country Music

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Luk Thung is known to many as Thailand’s “Country Music”; it’s a vibrant and syncretic genre of pop song which aims to give voice to a disenfranchised rural population….

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Farmer of the Future and Harvest Public Media

Monday, May 14, 2012

Photograph by Alison Rose; Forgotonia This morning the excellent team of reporters and editors at Harvest Public Media began a series, entitled Farmer of the Future, that considers…

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David Lee, Carolina Soul & The Paradise of Bachelors Record Label

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

David Lee with the Washington Sound record shop sign, in front of his storage trailer;   Paradise of Bachelors [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines,…

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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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Bob Dylan’s Direction Home

Friday, March 2, 2012

[Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give a retrospective glance to the…

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The Rural America Contemporary Artists: Making Nowhere into Somewhere, Making A Statement

Thursday, February 9, 2012

from the Recalcitrant Mimesis installation at the David B. Smith Gallery, Denver; Liz Miller [Today we are excited to present Brian Frink’s curator’s statement to the Rural America…

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What’s The Matter With Iowa: The Oxford Project

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Ben Stoker photographed in The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      –…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Photograph from The Oxford Project; Peter Feldstein  I love you all. I love Oxford. And I’ll never leave — except in a box.      – Peter Feldstein,…

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The Weekly Feed: January Sixth

Friday, January 6, 2012

Sandhill Crane; Dugald Stermer, Los Angeles Times Here’s a partial list of the articles and links we’ve shared on our Rural Arts and Culture Feed on Facebook while…

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2011 BIG FEED: A Series Of Links

Friday, October 14, 2011

In anticipation of this weekend’s BIG FEED, I’d like to print a series of links related to my rural arts and culture presentation. Many thanks to the M12…

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