Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
WVPB Event Calendar
The following events are opportunities to come and meet us! West Virginia Public Broadcasting is either hosting an event below or is a featured guest. All are opportunities for the public to meet WVPB staff. Come say hello!
7- Annual Chili Night, Beckley
12 – Ruby and Rhinestones MSAHF Event, Martinsburg
21 – Bridge Day, Oak Hill, NRG 10 a.m – 4 p.m.
21 & 22 – Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival, Martinsburg
21 – WV Book Festival, Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center
11 – Marshall Football Onsite
6 — EBA Quarterly Meeting, 10 a.m.