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p-1594-Summer10-015small.jpg"At Appalshop the 1960s never died. They just grew up." - Pat Aufderheide With more than 40 years under...

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Mountain News & World Report: Don Blankenship & the 1984-85 UMWA Strike at Massey; Gerry Roll on Reinvestment in Appalachia; Appalachian Love Stories, ep. 1

stills from the 1986 Appalshop film "Mine War on Blackberry Creek," directed by Anne Lewis. At left, Don Blankenship; at right, armed guards...

Gerry Roll-Help Us Build New Coalfields Economy

Gerry Roll of Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky describes the community efforts and outside investment she believes will be needed...

Mountain News Report: Don Blankenship & the 1984-85 UMWA strike at Massey

stills from the 1986 Appalshop film "Mine War on Blackberry Creek," directed by Anne Lewis. At left, Don Blankenship; at right, armed guards...

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Buffalo Creek Revisited - Web Stream

Filmed ten years after the flood, Buffalo Creek Revisited looks at the second disaster on Buffalo Creek in which the survivors' efforts to rebuild the...

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Ted Kennedy at Mud Creek Clinic

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Can Lessons from Wales Spark Community Development Ideas Here?  Icon

Can Lessons from Wales Spark Community Development Ideas Here?

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? » »


Anne Braden: Southern Patriot Screening at UK on Oct. 2nd Icon

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot Screening at UK on Oct. 2nd

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. » »


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. » »


Introducing the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange Icon

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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