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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North Country: Clyde Joy and "Echoes From the Hills"

Friday, October 26, 2012

By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor Here’s Clyde Joy singing “Echoes from the Hills” as recorded by Al Hawkes at Event Records, Westbrook, Maine, 1957.  Joy, who…

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Britten Traughber: Hawaii Beyond The Postcards

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Local Ads, 2010; Britten Traughber Photographer Britten Traughber was born and raised on the plains of Central Illinois, though her current work has placed her in a locale…

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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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North Country: Betty and Lone Pine

Friday, September 28, 2012

The Lone Pine Family; The Al Hawkes Collection By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor In the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, a young girl named Rita listens…

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What’s Up With Those Southern Beasts?

Thursday, September 27, 2012

By Dudley Cocke, Artistic Director of Roadside Theater Storytelling is a partnership between the person telling the story and the person receiving the story; each depends on the…

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What’s Up With Those Southern Beasts?

Thursday, September 27, 2012

By Dudley Cocke  Storytelling is a partnership between the person telling the story and the person receiving the story; each depends on the other. This exchange is not…

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The Rural-Urban Reality of the Local Foods Movement

Monday, September 17, 2012

The Dumbo, Brooklyn neighborhood farmers’ market; Dumbo NYC This week begins with a another must-read piece on the Daily Yonder: “How Rural is our Local Food Policy?” One…

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Superman of Kansas and Krypton and Cleveland

Friday, September 7, 2012

By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture Series Editor   “Behind the high-flying legend lies a true-to-life saga every bit as compelling, one that begins not in the…

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Arts Funding 2.0: Dust and Grooves

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Frank Gossner, of the Voodoo Funk blog, in Ghana; Eilon Paz, Dust and Grooves By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor Today we introduce a new weekly series, Arts…

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