South Carolina Hash

Thursday, May 13, 2010

painting by Richard Pillsbury Folkstreams is currently featuring Carolina Hash, a recent film by Stan Woodward and his Woodward Studio Limited. Mr. Woodward has received much acclaim for…

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Connecting The Dots

Friday, April 30, 2010

image from Mark Drabenstott, printed in The Daily Yonder Here are some connections, commentaries and new leads that we’re following here at The Art Of The Rural: —…

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For Your Consideration: March 29

Monday, March 29, 2010

By Ian Halbert Check out these links which pick up the loose strands of the ongoing conversations here on The Art of the Rural: 1. Another example of…

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Rural Studio And The 20K House

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Newbern Fire Station and Town Hall The Newbern Volunteer Fire Department was the first new public building in Newbern for 110 years. It houses fire trucks and…

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Allan Benton Ham & Bacon

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

By Ian Halbert Recently, Mary and I ate at a local restaurant we both love – Hungry Mother. The concept is something of a cross-section of a number…

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In Memory of Mark Linkous

Monday, March 8, 2010

Mark Linkous took his own life on Saturday evening in Knoxville, Tennessee. Born into a coal mining family, Mr. Linkous lived in Andersonville, Virginia and later in Hayesville,…

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Soul Food On The Southside

Sunday, January 24, 2010

This piece from The New York Times offers another take on the urban-rural intersections Ian Halbert discussed with Baucus and Philemon below. Here, Dirk Johnson spends a Sunday…

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