On the Map: The Lexicon of Sustainability

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Family at a Lexicon of Sustainability pop-up art show; Douglas Gayeton, KQED blog By Rachel Rudi, Digital Contributor In this week’s update from our Rural Arts and Culture…

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Walking the Fields, From Liberia to California

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sacramento Bee High Country News has long been one of our favorite publications; they consistently think in new terms about the West, but also about urban-rural and rural-international…

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New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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A Jetsonorama Panorama

Friday, January 20, 2012

Many thanks to Gary O’Brien for contacting us and sharing this interactive panorama from Jetsonorama’s wheat paste installation in Cameron, Arizona. What’s striking about this technology is that…

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4H Royalty: It’s Gonna Be A Rock and Roll Blowout

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Album art from 4H Royalty’s Colossalalia Today I offer this song for folks’ New Year’s Eve revelries: “Rock & Roll Blowout” by 4H Royalty.  Rock & Roll Blowout…

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In Brief: Water In The West

Monday, November 7, 2011

Unbridged Crossing Destroyed By  Flood, Salt River, 1983; Mark Klett; Places We have a wonderful range of articles planned for this week on The Art of the Rural…

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Joe Bageant: Rednecks And the Rural-Urban

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Joe with younger brother Mike in 1951; The Daily Yonder  Folks, I’ve returned from an inspiring weekend at BIG FEED in Yuma, Colorado — an event so rich…

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Native American Hip Hop and Electronic Music

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Supaman; from the artist’s MySpace page  Yesterday on NPR’s All Things Considered, Taki Telonidis of The Western Folklife Center reported from Crow Nation on a powerful cross-cultural and…

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The Farmer-Veteran Coalition

Monday, October 10, 2011

Farmer-Veteran Coalition founder Michael O’Gorman; Melissa Barnes I’ve worked in the organic-farming industry for 40 years. I visited New York not long after 9/11 and came across the…

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Jetsonorama And The Moving Planet

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

We are back today, after a few days away from the site to take care of arts and site-related tasks, with some exciting new work by Jetsonorama, an…

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