This week, we usher in the season of lights with our holiday show from 2022. James Beard-nominated West Virginia chefs Mike Costello and Amy Dawson serve up special dishes with stories behind them. We visit an old-fashioned toy shop whose future was uncertain after its owners died – but there’s a twist. We also share a few memories of Christmas past, which may or may not resemble yours. You’ll hear these stories and more this week, Inside Appalachia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $274,000 in grants for two projects in West Virginia.
The recipients are Shepherd University and the nonprofit West Virginia University Research Corp.
They are part of nearly $37 million in grants for 212 humanities projects nationwide.
Among the projects the funding will support are traveling exhibitions, digital research tools, professional development opportunities for teachers and college faculty, cultural collection preservation and the production of films, television, and radio programs.
Shepherd received a $119,000 grant for a three-week seminar for 16 school teachers on Appalachia’s literary and cultural heritage.
A $155,000 grant will fund the third phase of a WVU project to digitize the contents of old newspapers.