For the latest episode of the Folklife Fieldnotes series, Pat Jarret went to a batizado, where Abada-Capoeira DC were honoring their students’ achievements and ranking in capoeira.
Earl White is a fiddler, founding member of the Green Grass Cloggers, and leader of the Earl White Stringband. Produced in partnership with WMRA.
The colonial era is usually seen as prim and proper – a time when manners were refined and marriage was sacrosanct. But that period may have been much wilder than previously thought. Liz Elizondo says in colonial Spanish Texas, love affairs didn’t just occasionally happen…they were the norm.
We are excited to co-host a performance by Joe Troop who will perform with his quartet at the Front Porch. Troop is a long-time friend of the Folklife Program, and …
Skip Herman is a world-renowned instrument repairman from Frog Level Guitar Shop in Abingdon, Virginia. This podcast is produced in partnership with WMRA.
WMRA’s Chris Boros at Pat Jarrett from The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities preview what’s to come on Folklife Fieldnotes.
Charlottesville—Virginia Humanities announced today that Katy Clune will be serving as the new State Folklorist and director of the Virginia Folklife Program. As the daughter of a Foreign Service officer, …
Mac Traynham said that there’s a family-like connection in the music communities of southwest Virginia, and it’s why he’s devoted his life to it.
Katy Clune will be the new State Folklorist and director of the Virginia Folklife Program.
Little kids absorb everything around them–from the words we say, to the way we move and dress. Psychologist Chelsea Williams says that long before we realize it, little kids are also absorbing attitudes about race and ethnicity. She studies how parents can help young Latinx kids be proud of their identity.