A series of educational programs about the area’s history and culture will move ahead with a plan to continue April 2 at the Seymour Public Library.
The series, called “How We Live: Then and Now”, will be held the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the library. The series of programs are sponsored by Friends of the Seymour Library and open to the public.
The “How We Live: Then and Now” series will pick back up with a film, “The Ralph Stanley Story.”, a movie is the portrait of the award-winning bluegrass musician. The film explores Stanley’s life and music through interviews, home movies, and performances. Stanley, who is from the Clinch Mountains of Virginia, plays old-time mountain music. He has been performing for 50 years but he became well-known for the music in the major motion picture “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?’
“The Ralph Stanley Story” was made in 2000 by Herb E. Smith of Appalshop, a media cooperative that documents Appalachian culture.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.