Local scouting leader Amy Garbrick was elected as the first female president of the governing board for the Boy Scouts of America Mountaineer Area Council, based in north central West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This week on Inside Appalachia, we pick up a little light reading at the Johnson City Zine Fest. And… Grab your dancing shoes and learn about a movement to make square dance calling more inclusive. Also, the perils of playing the spoons.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Philip Bowen, a fiddle-playing social media star and Montgomery, West Virginia native, is set to appear on Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Musicians, theater folks, painters and sculptors filled the Capitol rotunda on Arts Day at the 2023 West Virginia Legislature.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
You might be familiar with a traditional instrument called the mountain or lap dulcimer. But there’s another, lesser-known dulcimer in Appalachia called the hammer dulcimer. It’s a bigger, stationary instrument that isn’t related to the lap dulcimer at all. In fact, it’s a relative of a Ukrainian instrument called the tsymbaly.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Some of the world's best steelpan drums are made in W.Va. It all began with the vision of Ellie Mannette.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will take over hosting duties from Larry Groce. Groce is not leaving entirely. He will retain his other duties with the show, which he co-founded.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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