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
Hear live performances from Birds of Chicago, San Fermin, Fruit Bats, Office Culture and Cataldo, on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage with Larry Groce, starting January 15.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
JT Nero and Allison Russell release music as Birds of Chicago, who make their third appearance on Mountain Stage on this weekend's show, hitting NPR Music…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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