Skip Herman is a world-renowned instrument repairman from Frog Level Guitar Shop in Abingdon, Virginia. This podcast is produced in partnership with WMRA.
Aijung Kim, illustrator of the official 2022 Festival artwork, is a Virginia artist, living and working in Richmond. We were thrilled for the chance to work with her to create …
WMRA’s Chris Boros at Pat Jarrett from The Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities preview what’s to come on Folklife Fieldnotes.
Katy Clune will be the new State Folklorist and director of the Virginia Folklife Program.
Walter “Skip” Herman learned to build guitars from “Uncle” Dave Sturgill around the same time Wayne Henderson did, but Herman became known for his repair skills.
Earl White shares his knowledge about music in a “formally informal” jam situation at his old time music camp.
Q&A with Pocahontas Reframed’s festival director Bradby Brown
In the five years since the inception of The Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival, it has grown to become the largest Native American film festival on the East Coast. Scroll through the program roster, and the secret to the festival’s success becomes obvious.
The Twittersphere isn’t just venting about plot twists and love interests — sometimes there are bigger issues at hand.
Hear from a Southwest Virginia string band putting their own spin on Appalachian old-time music