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
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On Monday, Tourism Secretary Chelsea Ruby gave a preview of the state’s $25.6 million, 2023 and 2024 tourism budgets to the interim Joint Standing Committee on FinanceContinue Reading Take Me to More News
The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill that would bump two high-profile jobs in state government to cabinet-level positions. Lawmakers in the lower chamber voted Wednesday to approve House Bill 2019.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The award-winning video game publisher Bethesda Softworks is launching a new online game set in post-nuclear West Virginia, and the West Virginia Tourism…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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