When someone from Pinewoods died, it was common to go door to door, or place a bucket at a nearby gas station, to ask for donations to help send the body back to Mexico. What if they rallied the community to help the living?
In our Bluegrass and Birria oral history project, Gustavo Arellano and Delilah Snell document restaurant owners in Louisville and Lexington who represent different aspects of the Mexican experience.
These articles out of the Carolinas caught our attention last week.
by Cynthia Joyce (Gravy, Fall 2016) Photos by Kate Medley “You’re from Charlotte?” the waiter asks. “I never meet anyone here who’s actually from Charlotte.” I am having lunch with my parents at Kid Cashew, a newish tapas spot in the Dilworth neighborhood. (I’ve chosen not to order the restaurant’s signature cocktail, Goat’s Breast Milk, … Continued
Ava Lowrey, SFA’s Pihakis Documentary Film Fellow, screened Little Kurdistan at the 22nd annual Cucalorus Film Festival yesterday.
Ree Ree Wei and several other teenagers began recording audio on Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, thanks to producer Alix Blair, who ran a week-long workshop for them.
On the new Gravy: Laine Kaplan Levenson brings us a story of family entrepreneurship, immigration… and dried shrimp.