Appalshop News

4 months ago

Community, place, and theater traditions: and update from Roadside Theater

Roadside Theater has always been a place-based, community-powered theater. Over the years, our tireless work has helped keep the art of…

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4 months ago

An update from Caroline Rubens, our archive director

Read on for a message from Caroline Rubens, our Director of the Appalshop Archive:  Dear Appalshop Community,  On the morning of…

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5 months ago

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

If you are considering a screening with the filmmaker, have questions, or would like to respond to the film, please send a message to…

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5 months ago

An update from Willa Johnson, our director of films

It's been three weeks since catastrophic floods hit our offices in Whitesburg, KY, submerging the first floor of our main building in over…

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5 months ago

Meet our 2022-2023 film cohort!

At Appalshop, we are very proud of our deep commitment to training Appalachian filmmakers, photographers, and other multimedia…

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5 months ago

The work continues: an update from Appalshop

Since floods ravaged eastern Kentucky the morning of July 28th, we are well into the clean-up and recovery phase post-flooding. The floods…

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6 months ago

To our Appalshop community, thank you

Dear Appalshop Community,  To say the past few days has been overwhelming would be an understatement. We have felt immense grief and…

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6 months ago

Archive Spotlight: Churches, storytelling, and bringing history to life

This month's Archive Spotlight is featuring the work of Josh Outsey, Project Documentation Coordinator with the Appalshop Archive whose…

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6 months ago

We're unveiling new "Our Town" community art pieces in Pound, VA!

As a project of the National Endowment for the Arts “Our Town” creative placemaking program, four art installations and six historic…

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6 months ago

Remembering Darlene Wilson: teacher, organizer and academic powerhouse of Appalachia

“Women are the place-keepers. Men roam. They want to go hunting and roaming and shooting things. Being one of those place-keepers [is the…

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