On this week's encore broadcast of Mountain Stage, guest host Larry Groce welcomes Wilco back to the show for their fourth appearance since 1996. Also joining us is blues man Guy Davis, alt-folk singer and songwriter Peter Case, and Grammy Nominated songwriter and producer Garrison Starr.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
New Film ‘Impossible Town’ And Fall Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking Season In Full Swing, This West Virginia Morning
On this West Virginia Morning, a film called Impossible Town, based in Minden, West Virginia, features Dr. Ayne Amjad’s efforts to relocate the town’s residents after decades of exposure to chemical contamination during her tenure as the state’s health officer. Appalachia Health News Reporter Emily Rice spoke with the co-directors of the film ahead of free screenings of the film across the Mountain State.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This week on Inside Appalachia, Appalachians are often called mountaineers — but are they also "pioneers?" A new documentary reckons with what it means… to be a pioneer. In Michigan, an Appalachian mountain man competes in a championship tournament, for skipping stones — and we wade into a mountain wetland to search for one of the region’s most elusive creatures.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Appalachian filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon’s new "King Coal" blends documentary and imaginative storytelling in a way that pulls viewers into a compelling portrait of Appalachia’s coal communities.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A short film festival is returning to Morgantown this weekend, providing attendees with an opportunity to see films from outside the mainstream.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia filmmaker Tijah Bumgarner is creating two projects that depict the experiences of women in recovery through film. Both are inspired by the life of Ashley Ellis, who passed away last November due to substance use disorder.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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