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
No matter what meteorologists might say, two famous, furry, weather predictors in West Virginia have differing forecasts for the next six weeks. French Creek Freddie and Concord Charlie saw it differently on Groundhog Day 2022.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia's groundhogs both predicted an early spring this year. At the West Virginia Wildlife Center Monday morning, the groundhog named French Creek…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The last few weeks, most of West Virginia has endured bitter cold and snowy weather. Many residents were hoping the famed furry friends would bring…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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