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p-1664-ancientcreekcover.jpgFirst recorded as a spoken-word album by Appalshop in 1975, the original live recording of the folktale Ancient Creek by Gurney...

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Clifton Center to Host Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music - Louisville.com

Louisville.comClifton Center to Host Celebration of Kentucky Mountain MusicLouisville.comThis year, the Alan Lomax Archive (in collaboration with the...

Clinch River Runs Cleveland, VA Rebuilding

In Cleveland, VA, residents are focusing on the Clinch River and eco-tourism as building blocks for their community's growth.

Appalachia's Bright Future 2.0 is this coming weekend - The Floyd County Times

Appalachia's Bright Future 2.0 is this coming weekendThe Floyd County TimesAppalshop has worked to preserve and celebrate the culture for several...

Seedtime on the Cumberland - June 6-7, 2014

Seedtime on the Cumberland - June 6-7, 2014 Icon

Appalshop's 28th annual community arts festival will be a very special celebration of June Appal Records' 40th Anniversary featuring music, crafts, dancing, the Whitesburg ArtWalk, shape note singing, film screenings, and more!

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Mine War on Blackberry Creek (1986) - Web Stream

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...

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Appalshop Archive to show rare Civilian Conservation Corps film in Louisville Icon

Appalshop Archive to show rare Civilian Conservation Corps film in Louisville

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. » »


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Introducing the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange

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. » »


Appalshop gears up for 28th annual Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival Icon

Appalshop gears up for 28th annual Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival

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! » »


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Appalshop film "Sludge" to be screened in NYC alongside footage from recent WV chemical spill

Join Friends of Appalshop NYC & filmmaker Robert Salyer for this memorable event at Maysles Cinema in NYC. » »


"Buffalo Creek Flood" to be Featured in WVU Symposium

On the 42nd anniversary of one of the worst disasters in our region's history, the West Virginia University College of Law will host the Buffalo Creek Symposium on February 25th & 26th, 2014. » »


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