A Cornucopia of Food Writing
Every year, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books and book culture at the Virginia Festival of the Book. The Festival features works from all genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, romance, mystery, history, and more. There’s a little something for everyone, even foodies. Jenée Libby is a […]
History United Community Networking
History United hosts monthly networking meetings to encourage collaboration through history. Each month’s meeting features different locations around the region to encourage a collective exploration of our history. If you are interested in getting involved, or just want to know what’s new in local Southside history, join us the second Tuesday of each month from […]
Jaranas of different sizes - Courtesy of Zenen Zeferino
The Stars On My Grandfather’s Face
Bringing Son Jarocho Music and Dance to Virginia
By David Bearinger Zenen Zeferino is a master of the musical and poetic tradition known as Son Jarocho that is native to the Gulf-coast and southern plains of Veracruz, Mexico, where he was born and raised. It’s the first week of December, 2016. Zenen has come to Charlottesville, along with his musical collaborator Julia del […]
Removed to Watsini
A Brief History of Cherokee Printing Between 50 to 90 percent of the world’s total languages are anticipated to be extinct by 2100. Cherokee is one of them. Join book artist and VFH Fellow Frank Brannon as he describes the history of Cherokee printing, and an artist/scholar’s efforts to support the revitalization of an indigenous […]
Trio Sefardi (photo copyright Michael G Stewart)
Trio Sefardi with special guest Flory Jagoda
VFH’s Virginia Folklife Program and Congregation Beth Israel present an afternoon of Sephardic music and history with Trio Sefardi and special guest Flory Jagoda – Jan. 8 in Charlottesville.
Zenen Zeferino and Julia del Palacio - photo by Gustavo Rodriguez
Son Jarocho Workshops and Performance
Luminaria Cville is hosting a public event on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at the McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville, VA celebrating the music and culture from Veracruz Mexico.