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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Introducing Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork Project

Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Alan Lomax and crew filming Dink and Julia Roberts, Haw River, N.C., 1983. Photo by CeCe Conway. From the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center, Library…

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The Tri-National Sonoran Desert Symposium

Monday, March 17, 2014
Outside the Tohono O'Odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum
Photo credit: jerome648

March’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: The Tri-National Sonoran Desert Symposium International Sonoran Desert Alliance, Ajo, AZ By Savannah Barrett The third-annual Tri-National Symposium in Ajo,…

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Weekly Feed: El Teatro Campesino, Protecting The Reservation, Realities of Local Food, and more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

 El Teatro Campesino Founder Luis Valdez Each week we present a compendium of links and perspectives offered daily on our Rural Arts and Culture Feed. We encourage folks…

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Double Weekly Feed: Wild Girls, Our Town, Native Ground, Westbrook Artists, and more

Monday, November 5, 2012

 International Sonoran Desert Alliance, recipient of a NEA Our Town grant By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • Congratulations to our colleague Mary Stewart Atwell, whose debut novel…

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New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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The People Speak: New Work From Jetsonorama

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wheat paste of CJ at the Tuba City, AZ, rodeo grounds on fair day; Jetsonorama Where else would you find a black guy applying wallpaper to the outside…

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In Brief: Regional Relationships

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Two aspects of A Map Without Boundaries; Regional Relationships Today we will introduce some work that we will be covering in greater detail soon: the Regional Relationships project….

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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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Jetsonorama And The Moving Planet

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
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We are back today, after a few days away from the site to take care of arts and site-related tasks, with some exciting new work by Jetsonorama, an…

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