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
Public radio hosts from across the country came together this past month to pick their favorite songs of 2015. The result? An NPR Music Best Songs of 2015…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Let’s play a game of #WVmusic 'Guess Who,' shall we?Who is from West Virginia, the son of a Mountain Stage band member, an architect living in Louisiana…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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