Saturday, March 16, 2019
Song of the Ancient Boar: Poetry on Nature, Roots, Rootlessness and Song
Carrie Kline will present poetry on living, singing, teaching, fighting back and loving in Appalachia in a session on Finding Self Through Writing at the Appalachian Studies Association Annual Meeting held this year at UNC-Asheville. Other presenters include Brandon G. Bragg, Northeast State Technical Community College, presenting “Tales from The Trail: An East Tennessee Native Finds Appalachia on the Appalachian Trail” and Lindsey A. Freeman, Simon Fraser University, “This Atom Bomb in Me.”
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Hope in the West Virginia Coalfields
Michael Kline presents on Talking Across the Lines’ project, Hope, now appearing on the Talking Across the Lines podcast on Soundcloud. The project features audio documentaries from our 44 interviews on race, class, coal and education in and around Mount Hope, WV in Fayette County. The presentation is part of a panel on WV History at the Appalachian Studies Association Annual Meeting held this year at UNC-Asheville from 10:00-11:15.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Granny Get Your Stick and Come and Walk With Me: Old Time Songs and the Stories They Tell
Join us at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV for an evening of songs, stories and sharing of oral testimonials from across West Virginia.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Revelations: A Staged Reading Celebrating Appalachian Resiliency in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender West Virginians
Join us for this evening performance and community discussion at 7:30 p.m. in Byrd or Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Songs of Coal Concert and Showcase of Hope Podcast-Fairmont State University
Join an evening concert and discussion on wit and wisdom on race, coal, class and community survival, with songs performed by Michael & Carrie and excerpts from the Talking Across the Lines podcast.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Brown Bag Free Lunchtime Concert at the Arts Center in Elkins, WV
Come to a community gathering of Kline music at the corner of Park St. and Randolph Ave.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Appalachian History Through Story and Song
Join us for this session from 1:15-3:15 at the National Association of Social Workers West Virginia Chapter’s Annual Meeting in the Charleston Civic Center.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Sing Me Back Home: The Importance of Place Demonstrated through Story & Song
Join us for this session at the National Association of Social Workers West Virginia Chapter’s Annual Meeting at the Charleston Civic Center from 1:30-3:00.
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Song Circle Sunday Morning May 5 at Whitewater Whirl
Join the Sunday morning song circle at the Whitewater Whirl Dance Weekend in Fayette County , West Virginia May 3-5 at the Fayette County Park / 4H Camp, 5 miles West of Fayetteville, WV–Info: 304-729-4382
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Performance for Wolf Bus Lines Charter Group
Hampton Inn Meeting Room, Elkins, WV, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Friday, June 07, 2019
Appalshop’s Seedtime in the Cumberlands 50th Anniversary Festival
Join us from 5:00-5:45 for a set on the outdoor stage at Appalshop, 91 Madden Ln, Whitesburg, KY. The whole festival will be well worth your time, Friday and Saturday June 7-8.
Saturday, June 08, 2019
Appalachian Story, Poetry and Song at WV Writers Conference
We perform at about 8:00 p.m. at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV. The WV Writers Conference runs from June 7-9.
Sunday, June 09, 2019
Listening for a Change Workshop in Gathering Oral Testimonials
This workshop will take place at the WV Writers Conference at Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV.