Weekly Feed: Rural America Contemporary Art, Poor Kids, The Changing Face of America

Monday, December 3, 2012

Each week we share selections from our Rural Arts and Culture Feed on Facebook and Twitter. What are we missing? Please drop us a line, and we’ll add…

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Weekly Feed: El Teatro Campesino, Protecting The Reservation, Realities of Local Food, and more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

 El Teatro Campesino Founder Luis Valdez Each week we present a compendium of links and perspectives offered daily on our Rural Arts and Culture Feed. We encourage folks…

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Weekly Feed: American Indian Heritage Month, Cross-Cultural Film, Preservation & Sustainability

Monday, November 12, 2012

Bruno Nanguka in Radio Tanzania’s archives; Jonathan Kalan, NPR By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • November is the 22nd annual American Indian Heritage Month! Follow Smithsonian Education…

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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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Weekly Feed: National Hispanic Heritage Month, Slovenian Bees, Bass Pro Shop, Johnny Cash, Heartwood in the Hills, Barbara Allen

Sunday, September 23, 2012

By Rachel Beth Rudi • In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Florida Folklife Program produced a podcast with audio tracks from the Florida Mexican American Music…

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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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Earliest Footage of Native American Drumming

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Sioux frame drum, 1904; Museum of Modern Art The Afrodrumming organization recently produced this video detailing two early recorded examples of Native American drumming. Many thanks to…

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Coming Home, Coming Back To Your Senses

Friday, December 16, 2011

Film still of Emily Vortuba of The Elberta Alert community newspaper; Back To Your Senses This week’s look into the work of the emerging farmers at the Stone…

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Appalshop and Mine War on Blackberry Creek

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Appalshop is one of the most vital arts organizations in the country. For over 40 years it has served the central Appalachian region in a number of capacities;…

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