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Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Hindman & The Dulcimer

The fourth annual Hindman Dulcimer Homecoming is scheduled to take place in historic downtown Hindman,... [Read More]

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Thoughts on the Food & Dance Trail

In December, Brett Ratliff and I gathered with other Appalachian Transition Fellows and host communities... [Read More]

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Enjoying Some Dumplin’s & Dancin’!

On an unseasonably mild winter weekend, in this the early part of December, the bare,... [Read More]

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Fall Artists Residencies and the Value of Art in Public Schools

One of the things that I enjoy most about working for Hindman Settlement School is... [Read More]

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Announcing The Makery

As a writer, I came up in Lexington, Kentucky. Before I studied with Alicia Ostriker,... [Read More]

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All Join Hands

Thoughts on Hindman Settlement School’s New Monthly Square Dance & Potluck “All join hands” has... [Read More]

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Gathering Around the Table and Dance Floor

Last Thursday, a group of friends and strangers gathered at Hindman Settlement School around a... [Read More]

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Folk Arts Program Winter Update

With February being Black History Month, I’ve been doing a lot of music and history around... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Donor Spotlight: Larry and Lucy Newnam

The 40th anniversary of the annual Appalachian Writers’ Workshop is coming up this July, and... [Read More]

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Preserving Food & Dance Traditions

This past December we entered the holiday season in good spirits with a lively weekend... [Read More]

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Wendell Berry & 40th Writers’ Workshop

Kentucky farmer and author, Wendell Berry, will deliver the Jim Wayne Miller/James Still Keynote Address... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Folk Arts Program Fall Update

We have had a very busy Fall in the Folk Arts Program! Hindman Settlement School,... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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