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Big Indian Music Camp

Fiddlin Earl White might be known best for his time with the Green Grass Cloggers, a dance group formed at Eastern Carolina University after Dudley Culp learned some moves from …

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June 23–27, 2021 | Big Indian Farm
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Bookbinding Core Skills: Fall Session 2021

This four-part Bookbinding Core Series prepares participants to undertake a wide range of projects and additional classes in intermediate and advanced bookbinding techniques and book structures.

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October 16, 2021 | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center
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Red Wing Roots Music Festival

After a festival season where nearly all of them were canceled we are very pleased to be announcing some music festivals for the 2021 season. This July Red Wing Roots …

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July 9–11, 2021 | Natural Chimneys Park, Mount Solon, Virginia
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Sherman Holmes on Uncovered: From the Vault

Sherman Holmes will be our guest on our last installment of Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program at noon on Tuesday, May 25. Sherman is a founding …

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May 25, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Streaming
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Rock Castle Home – Blue Ridge Premiere

On May 20 and May 29, the 2021 festival-winning film Rock Castle Home, created by filmmaker Charlie D. Thompson, is hosting two premiere screening events, both open to the public with …

May 20–29, 2021 | 6:30PM – 7PM
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Furious Flower: Legacy Seminar for Educators

The biennial seminar celebrates living Black writers whose careers have been marked by creative distinction and critical acclaim. Intended to engage scholars, poets, and college/high school educators, but open to the …

June 21–25, 2021 | Online
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Emily and Martha Spencer on Uncovered: From the Vault

Whitetop Mountain Band have been part of the Virginia Folklife Program for just about as long as the program’s been in existence. They epitomize the driving rhythm and voicing of …

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April 27, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Virtual
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Voice-Overs

A call went out from the Virginia Center for the Book in April of 2020, during the early horrors of COVID-19 and before a new tide of protest against racial …

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