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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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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Weekly Feed: Collaboration, Ecology, Digital Media and Food for Thought

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Photograph of the Fennimore Art Museum By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • “Rural art museums face distinct challenges when it comes to building audiences for exhibitions and…

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Osawatomie And Midwestern Millenialism: The Broadsword of John Brown, Teddy, and Obama

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Tragic Prelude; John Steuart Curry By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture series Editor The Midwest—half of its name ringing with the romantic potential of the frontier—has long…

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Osawatomie And Midwestern Millenialism: The Broadsword of John Brown, Teddy, and Obama

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Tragic Prelude; John Steuart Curry By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture series Editor The Midwest—half of its name ringing with the romantic potential of the frontier—has long…

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Fly Over Art And the Work of Chad Wys

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Garage Sale Painting of Peasants with Color Bars, paint on found painting and frame; Chad Wys For the last few weeks I have been deeply enjoying the work…

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Helen LaFrance: Painting From Memory

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Church Picnic; Helen LaFrance Think twice and see it once. Think you’re right and know you’re right before you do something. I like to have people see what…

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Bessie Harvey And Her Tennessee Roots

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Untitled (Cobra).  23 1/2 x 18 x 19″ paint on wood with beads [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February,…

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