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
Harpers Ferry Fire
The small town of Harpers Ferry in the Eastern Panhandle is often referred to as a gateway into West Virginia. It was a prominent place during the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Saturday marks one-year since a fire devastated four buildings in the commercial district of historic Harpers Ferry – two of those buildings were built…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Harpers Ferry is moving right-along in its rebuilding process since a fire devastated four historic buildings last July.We last heard on the status of the…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
At 3:18 a.m. on July 23, a fire started in the historic commercial district in downtown Harpers Ferry, devastating four buildings containing nine…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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