July 12, 2010 – Hour 2

This hour we speak with artists, musicians, and activists from different parts of the southern Appalachian region about the intersections between their art and activism.  Our guests are all taking part in the Common Ground On the Hill festival, taking place right now in Westminster, Maryland.

Walt Michael – Musician, Founder and Director of Common Ground On the Hill

Art Menius – Former Director of Appalshop, bluegrass musician

Derek Mullins – Chairman of the Board of Appalshop, musician

Ellen Elmes – Artist, teacher, and activist from southern Virginia