Weekly Feed: Wide, Open Spaces, Appalachian Perspectives, and Tapestries of African Music

Friday, December 7, 2012

“A week before Obama announced the Deferred Action program, Time magazine ran an unprecedented feature on undocumented immigrants, especially dreamers. Now ‘undocumented immigrants’ are up for a vote for Person of the Year.”…

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Monday, December 3, 2012

“[Today] marks 57 years since Rosa Parks, Riding the bus on her way home from work, refused to give up her seat to a white passenger and sparked…

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Update from the Map: WMMT Radio and "Making Connections"

Friday, November 30, 2012

This week from the Rural Arts and Culture Map, we bring a story that’s floated to us on the airwaves from atop Mayking Peak in Letcher County, Kentucky: a service…

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Double Weekly Feed

Sunday, November 4, 2012

The Appalachian Anti-Twilight: Wild Girls, penned by The Art of the Rural contributor/advisor Mary Stewart Atwell, was published this week by Scribner. Our congratulations to our colleague for…

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Where We’ve Been: Babies, Maps, Projects

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

photograph by Kirsten Gerdes Stoltz Folks may have noticed that, over the last ten days, activity has been slow on this site and on our social media feeds….

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Monday, January 4, 2010


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