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Virginia Festival of the Book program director, Jane Kulow
VFH Welcomes New Director for the Festival of the Book
…year the Festival brings in an extraordinary influx of creativity and new ideas to refresh and revitalize us all, and adds immeasurably to the life and vibrancy of the Charlottesville and Albemarle communities.” The Virginia Festival of the Book, a five-day festival of mostly free events celebrating books, reading, and literacy, celebrated its twentieth year in March 2014. The twenty-first Festival will be held March 18-22, 2015. The Festival is…
An attendee at a fantasy and science fiction panel in 2013. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
One for the Books
…estival of the Book: I consider the Festival a gift to the community whose legacy includes young people who discover a love of reading, adult readers whose lives expand, and older readers whose retirement is enriched through Festival of the Book programs. The Festival is a gift from many booklovers who have made it happen to more and more readers who attend each year. Tim Wendel moderated Sports Night at the Paramount Theater in 2013. Photo by…
Virginia Folklife Presents “Tasty Licks: Virginia’s Food Traditions”
Richmond Folk Festival, October 7-9, 2016
…t is through our food that we consciously and unconsciously express to ourselves and others our most deeply felt sense of who we are.” Lohman has curated and produced the Virginia Folklife Area and Stage at the Richmond Folk Festival since the festival’s inception in 2005 as the National Folk Festival. While the Festival’s other six stages feature performers from around the country and the world, the Virginia Folklife Stage and Area focus on…
Virginia Festival of the Book Announces 2018 Headliners
…come all participants are more important to our community than ever. We are so excited to announce these authors whose books offer us great reading, plus the opportunity to explore topics and themes that are universal to the human experience.” Tickets for select Festival programs go on sale at VaBook.org on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Additional details, speakers, and programs will be announced on VaBook.org as they are confirmed….
The Church Sisters perform on the midway. Photos from the 78th Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention taken at Felt's Park in Galax on Monday, August 5, 2013. Galax is the oldest and largest fiddlers convention in the United States. Photo by Pat Jarrett
Folklife Program to Celebrate Youth “Tradition Bearers” and the Masters Who Taught Them
…lished in 1974, encourages discovery and connection through the humanities by supporting and producing programs for a wide public audience. For more information about VFH, visit VirginiaHumanities.org About The Richmond Folk Festival The Richmond Folk Festival is one of Virginia’s largest events, drawing visitors from all over the country to downtown Richmond’s historic riverfront. The Festival is a FREE threeday event that got its…
Richmond Folk Festival
…ren’s activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, and more. The FREE three-day festival is expected to be one of the largest events in Virginia, drawing visitors from across the country. The Richmond Folk Festival is an offshoot of The National Folk Festival which has been held in 28 communities around the country and spent three years on downtown Richmond’s riverfront from 2005 through 2007. VFH’s Virginia Folklife…
Folklife festival season is here!
…Fest, Galax (featuring Martha Spencer and Larry Sigmon, pictured above) June 18: Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition, Grayson Highlands State Park June 24-26: River and Roots Festival, Berryville July 21: The Legendary Ingramettes at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. August 8-13: Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention, Galax September 9-11: National Folk Festival, Greensboro, NC September 22-25: Watermelon Park…
2010 Richmond Folk Festival - Photo by Peter Hedlund
Richmond Folk Festival 2017
…ren’s activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, and more. The free three-day festival is expected to be one of the largest events in Virginia, drawing visitors from across the country. The Richmond Folk Festival is an offshoot of the National Folk Festival which has been held in 28 communities around the country and spent three years on downtown Richmond’s riverfront from 2005 through 2007. VFH’s Virginia Folklife…
VFH Welcomes Sarah Lawson as Program Associate for the Virginia Center for the Book
…eaders and writers together in Charlottesville, VA for a five-day program of mostly free events including author readings, book signings, panel discussions, StoryFest programs for children, and more. The twenty-second annual Festival will be held March 16-20, 2016. The Festival is the largest community-based book event in the Mid-Atlantic region and has consistently attracted audiences of more than 20,000 from more than forty states each spring,…