Reflections on the Year of the Rural Arts 2014

Monday, April 13, 2015

THE YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS 2014 was a program of events, conversations, and online features celebrating the diverse, vital ways in which rural arts and humanities contribute…

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FEATURED YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS EVENT: RED ANTS PANTS MUSIC FESTIVAL, WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, MT

Monday, August 4, 2014

Photo by Tony Denim, Yellow Dog Productions, Inc. By Rachel Hagan In late July, the small ranching community of White Sulfur Springs, Montana hosted the fourth annual Red…

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Rebuilding The Front Porch: An Interview With Patrick Overton

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Savannah Barrett with Carlos Urlona at the Working Group meetings; Shawn Poynter [Editor’s Note: today we both welcome a new writer to the Art of the Rural staff…

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On The Map: Server Farms In Rural America

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Terry Razey on his farm; Stuart Isett, New York Times By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor Today we share this story featured on The Rural Arts and Culture…

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Rural Poetry Series: Josh Wallaert

Friday, September 16, 2011

Film still from Arid Lands; Grant Aaker and Josh Wallaert Today we would like to add the poetry of Josh Wallaert to the company of our Rural Poetry…

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Horse Feathers

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

photograph by Tarina Westlund Justin Ringle is a rural Idaho native who fronts Horse Feathers, a band from Portland, Oregon. This group of musicians honors traditional music and…

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Idaho Dance Theatre

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

photograph by John Kelly Much like The North Dakota Rural Arts Initiative we highlighted a few weeks ago, The Idaho Dance Theatre is a forward thinking arts organization…

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Gary Ernest Smith

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

from Medicine Man Gallery Gene Logsdon’s latest book, The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse, got me through the gap between this post and the…

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