Inside Appalachia

Inside Appalachia

From West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. Host Jessica Lilly leads us on an audio tour of our rich history, our food, our music and our culture.More from Inside Appalachia »

Most Recent Episodes

When You Love Someone, You Don't Just Give Up On Them: A Valentine to Appalachia

This week's episode of Inside Appalachia is addressed as a Valentine letter to Appalachia. Like most loves, this one is complicated. Some of the folks w...

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Suppressed Mine Wars History Being Revived Inside Appalachia

Not many Americans know the story of the Mine Wars that were fought between workers, labor unions and mine company guards during the early 1900s. In thi...

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It's All Gravy, Baby, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we're talking about food and some of the food we southern Appalachians are famous for. We'll travel to explore stories a...

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In Wake of Flint, Inside Appalachia Remembers W.Va. Water Woes

In light of the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, this week on Inside Appalachia we remember the West Virginia water crisis from 2014. We'll also...

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Inside Appalachia Road Trip: Art and Murals Across Appalachia's Backroads

This week for Inside Appalachia, we wanted to go on a kind of road trip and meet people who are making community art across Appalachia. We were especial...

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Four West Virginians Who Will Inspire you To Do Great Things

Our newsroom recently teamed up with the producers of Inspiring West Virginians for a special episode of Inside Appalachia. The show features Mountain...

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Traveling the Mountain Music Trail & more Inside Appalachia

In this episode of Inside Appalachia, we'll hear why Davis and Elkins College offers a unique type of scholarship for students who play traditional folk...

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Revisiting What Happens When Strangers With Cameras Travel Inside Appalachia

What happens when strangers with cameras go to Appalachia? It's a complicated topic that many Appalachians have strong feelings about. This week, we...

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Finding Christmas Spirits, Comfort & Joy Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we'll hear stories of Christmas past, Christmas present and even hope for Christmases in the future. We'll start with a...

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Jewish Food and Music, and the Struggle to Keep a Synagogue in Appalachia Alive

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah began December 6, and continues through December 14th at sundown. In light of Hanukkah, this week's show features Jewish...

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