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Gerry Roll of Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky describes the community efforts and outside investment she believes will be needed...
stills from the 1986 Appalshop film "Mine War on Blackberry Creek," directed by Anne Lewis. At left, Don Blankenship in 1984; at right,...
graphic from Appalachian Voices, one of the citizen groups preparing to file suit against Frasure Creek for violations of the Clean Water Act //...
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Mine War on Blackberry Creek reports on the long and bitter United Mine Workers of America strike in 1984 against A.T. Massey, America's fourth largest...Visit the channel page for more detail » »
As eastern Kentucky works to diversify its local economy, which policies help build sustainable communities? Can we learn from the experiences of other coal mining regions? » »
Please join us at 7:30 pm Oct. 2 for a screening of Anne Braden: Southern Patriot followed by a discussion with filmmaker Mimi Pickering about the film and civil rights organizing in Appalachia and beyond. » »
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 12 noon to 1pm the Appalshop Archive will be at the Filson Historical Society's Oxmoor Farm to present a recently preserved film documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps in Pine Mountain State Park in 1938. » »
This summer, Art of the Rural and Appalshop convened thirty-six community leaders in Whitesburg, Kentucky for the inaugural Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange. Sixteen matches of artists, organizers, chefs, farmers, musicians, filmmakers, archivists, cultural workers, politicians, and business owners came together from Whitesburg and Louisville. » »
On June 6th & 7th, 2014, Appalshop will host the 28th annual Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival, a celebration of traditional arts, mountain music & culture held every year in downtown Whitesburg, Kentucky. This year’s event is shaping up to be a jam-packed weekend, with a variety of musical performances, local food, arts & crafts vendors, literary readings, workshops, film screenings, jam sessions & kids’ activities, all happening over the course of the two-day festival! » »