Readings: The Egg And The Machine

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Food Security; larger, high resolution images available at The Lexicon for Sustainability Today we offer a Readings selection from Robert Frost: his 1923 poem “The Egg And The…

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Poetry, Place, And The Problems Of Community

Monday, June 4, 2012

Back Road Chalkies to Hurricane Irene; Bob Arnold We return this week with an update from poet, editor, and stonemason Bob Arnold. As we wrote last year, Mr….

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Rural Tracks: Daughn Gibson’s Country Noir

Friday, April 27, 2012

If folks are familiar with the rich, hallowed ground of country music that deals with trucking and the open road, then these new contributions by Daughn Gibson will…

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Photographing Rural Maine, Beyond The Vacationland

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Gregory Gives his Cousin Lori a Rose, 1983; Steven Rubin This month TIME Magazine’s Lightbox photography section highlights the work of Steven Rubin and his 30 year project…

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Readings: A Route on the Map: Italo Calvino and Double Edge Theatre

Monday, April 23, 2012

Photographs of The Grand Parade; Maria Baranova In our Readings series, we offer selections from visual and printed texts that offer perspectives, expand dialogues, and challenge assumptions. Today…

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Poet Laureates, Hall of Famers, and Opening Day

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Bill Mazeroski, after his home run to win the 1960 World Series: James Klingensmith Today is Opening Day for Major League Baseball, that turning of a cultural season…

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Rural Poetry Series: Paul Muldoon

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Paul Muldoon was born in the countryside of Northern Ireland, between counties Armagh and Tyrone in Northern Ireland, in 1951. In his poem “Mixed Marriage,” he alludes not…

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Double Edge Theatre and The Grand Parade

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

photograph from The Grand Parade rehearsals; Double Edge Theatre The Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced that Double Edge Theatre will offer…

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Finding Sustainability In "Generation Organic"

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

From the 2011 Young Farmers Conference; Maggie Starbard, NPR Many thanks to the folks who have shared news of this report by Dan Charles broadcast on NPR’s All…

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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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