Rural Farmers Feeding The Occupy Movement

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Produce from western Massachusetts farms; Actions and Investigations As a companion piece to today’s article considering Crystal Bridges, Alice Walton, and the Occupy Movement, Contributing Editor Rachel Reynolds…

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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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Poetry Bombing In The Back Roads of Vermont

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Photographs of Back Road Chalkies by Susan Arnold Last week we shared the work of Bob Arnold, a poet, editor, publisher, stonemason (among other skills) who lives and…

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Rural Poetry Series: Bob Arnold and Longhouse Press

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Bob Arnold in the Woodlot; photograph by Susan Arnold, published in Jacket In the wake of Hurricane Irene, national attention has turned from the deserted streets of New…

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The Odyssey Of Double Edge Theatre

Monday, August 22, 2011

Still shot from The Odyssey; more photographs available on Double Edge’s Facebook page Last week I wrote “What We Talk About When We Talk About The Rural” in…

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From Bulgaria to North Carolina, Following The Song

Friday, July 8, 2011

Alison Krauss, an early favorite in Rachel’s house   By Rachel Beth Rudi Editor’s Note: Today we welcome our intern Rachel Beth Rudi to The Art of The…

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Julianna Barwick And The Magic Place

Friday, June 3, 2011

cover art for Julianna Barwick’s The Magic Place LP After reading yesterday on the excellent Twittering Machines blog about a recent collaboration between Julianna Barwick and sound-artist Ikue…

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Reading the Rural Through New Yorker Covers

Friday, May 27, 2011

After yesterday’s piece on Gillian Welch and her music’s position on the vanguard of rural-urban relations, we received an email about the current cover of the The New…

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Farmville Files: Living The Dirty Life

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

photograph by Deborah Feingold One of the most fascinating narratives of this fall’s season of new books is the long-awaited emergence of Mark Twain’s unexpurgated autobiography; I’ve thought…

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The 2010 Works Progress Administration

Thursday, August 5, 2010

The Wassaic WPA Truck; Christopher Robbins A few months back we featured some of the photography of Christopher Robbins with our introduction to the The Art Farm in…

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