Overcoming Appalachian Stereotypes

The announcement that CBS plans to create a new reality show called “The Real Beverly Hillbillies” has already generated objections that it would foster more disparaging views of the Appalachian …


String Bands in Virginia – Then and Now

While Kentucky may have helped in naming the music, Virginia played a central role in the development and spread of “bluegrass.” History professor-cum bluegrass disc jockey¬†Kinney Rorrer (Danville Community College)¬†takes …

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