Appalachian Artists and Activists

mountainAugust 5, 2015 – Segment 3

In a special archive edition, we speak with artists, musicians, and activists from different parts of the southern Appalachian region about the intersections between their art and activism. This 2010 archive edition features: musician Walt Michael, Founder and Director of Common Ground On the Hill; Bluegrass musician Art Menius, former Director of Appalshop; musician Derek Mullins, Chairman of the Board of Appalshop; and Ellen Elmes, who is an artist, teacher, and activist from southern Virginia.

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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