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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Rural Tracks: Early December

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Harry Smith’s Celestial Monochord Today we begin a new series on Art of the Rural that seeks to serve as a resource for the wide range of music…

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In Brief: Native American Raggae, Life In Exurbia, and Goat Cheese In Marfa

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Native Roots Revolutions Per Minute: Indigenous Music Culture is an site that covers an extraordinary range of contemporary Native American music–everything from traditional forms to the electronic “art…

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Following the Texas Mountain Trail

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Sunrise in Van Horn, Texas; Texas Mountain Trail’s  Facebook page Yesterday we welcomed Beth Nobles onto our site as one of what we’re calling our Rural Correspondents–folks who…

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Reimagining The Corn Crib

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

photograph by Ansen Seale It would have been a completely different exhibit if this had been in a gallery somewhere, and we were only pointing to the land,…

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Chris Sauter’s Rural Installations

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Mind/Body Split, 2008; graphite and spray-paint on MDF, 17″x17″ installed Today we would like to return to the work of Chris Sauter, the Texas-based artist whose writings on…

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James Magee and The Hill

Thursday, September 9, 2010

photograph by Tom Jenkins, via Granta “Everybody who has been [there] divides their lives into two parts: before and after they’ve seen The Hill.”       – Rick Brettell,…

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Legal Ruralism and Western Swing

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Side Kicks performing in Goree, Texas; photograph by Hanaba Munn Welch Legal Ruralism is a site that we’ve been wanting to highlight for a while: it’s a…

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For The Weekend: Plants, Prints, School Lunches and Gulf Coast Soul

Saturday, April 3, 2010

The University of Nebraska Gardens site, edited by horticulturist Emily Levine, is also following Donald Culross Peattie’s An Almanac For Moderns and regularly posting his entries online. The…

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Congratulations To Ryan Bingham

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Me and my band were living out of our Suburban four years ago. By the time Ryan Bingham spoke to reporters at the Academy Awards he was already…

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