Revisiting The Dreams of Appalachian Youth

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Self-portrait with the picture of my biggest brother, Everett, who killed himself when he came back from Vietnam; Freddy Childers A new project has appeared on the USA…

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Joe Bageant: Rednecks And the Rural-Urban

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Joe with younger brother Mike in 1951; The Daily Yonder  Folks, I’ve returned from an inspiring weekend at BIG FEED in Yuma, Colorado — an event so rich…

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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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Supporting Family Farmers: Willie Nelson, Karen O, and Chipotle

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Screenshot from the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation As reported last night on our Facebook page, The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation has released a short-film in conjunction with its annual Boorito…

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Native American Hip Hop and Electronic Music

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Supaman; from the artist’s MySpace page  Yesterday on NPR’s All Things Considered, Taki Telonidis of The Western Folklife Center reported from Crow Nation on a powerful cross-cultural and…

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Topix, Rural Communities, and Local Language

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Topix CEO Chris Tolles This morning I would like to point our readers towards a number of pieces reporting on, and responding to, yesterday’s piece in The New…

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The Yuma Project: Adrianna Santiago

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Adrianna with Yuma residents in Shop All; Richard Saxton Today we have the honor of presenting Adrianna Santiago’s work from Yuma. Below we’ll feature Ms. Santiago, in some…

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The Rural Route Film Festival

Monday, August 8, 2011

still from Littlerock, directed by Mike Ott Some folks may have seen Mike Hale’s report from of the Rural Route Film Festival in the New York Times this…

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The Yuma Project: You Jin Seo

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

At You Jin Seo’s installation; Richard Saxton For more information on the work of Richard Saxton and his students in Yuma, Colorado, please see our introductory article. Today…

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How The Rural Could Save Modern Art

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Last Chance installation; Erik Van Lieshout, Art Basel Last week, on the morning before The National Rural Assembly, I had the privilege of attending a roundtable discussion on…

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