Spotlighting Award-Winning Stories, Inside Appalachia

This week, we listen back to three award-winning Folkways stories from last year. First, we visit a luthier’s shop, where old musical instruments get new life. We also take a ride on the Cass Scenic Railroad and meet the expert crew who keeps its antique trains running. And we learn what draws people from hours away to Floyd, Virginia’s weekly Friday Night Jamboree.

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Choreography of Light and Glass — W.Va's Professional Dance Company

The West Virginia Dance Company, based out of Beckley, W.Va., often performs dances that tell stories about social or cultural topics in the Appalachian…

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In Greenbrier County, This Country Music Dance Hall Takes Honky Tonk Fans Back in Time

By Dan Schultz and Traveling 219.It’s Saturday night and the dance floor of the American Heritage Music Hall is crowded with couples swinging, stepping,…

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