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Lomax Centennial events at Seedtime On the Cumberland

Starting June 5th and 6th, the Appalshop of Whitesburg, Kentucky, will be conducting a series of public programming and activities across the region that celebrate both the material that Alan Lomax collected and the communities and traditions he documented. These events will include performances of Lomax material by contemporary artists, collecting of stories from descendants and neighbors of people Lomax recorded, and public forums with noted scholars and folklorists.

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Lomax Centennial celebration in Rouen, France

Ten days of concerts, talks, and presentations organized by Le 106 in Rouen, Normandy, in honor of the Lomax Centennial. Among the events are a talk by folklorist, professor, cultural activist, and ACE board member Bill Ferris; a screening of …

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SOUTHERN ITALIAN PEASANT MUSIC IN A POST MODERN WORLD: From Lomax to Today

On February 11, at 6 pm, the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will be holding a free event featuring David Marker, a young Italian-American field recorder, who will present recordings both from Alan Lomax’s 1954 trip to Italy as well as his own contemporary work. Anna Lomax Wood will participate in the discussion. Additionally, Marker and another Italian American musician, Dominic Porco, will perform live music rarely heard in the US.

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ACE to appear at Brooklyn Arts Council 4th Annual Folk Arts Day

On October 23, 2014, at 7pm, Dr. Anna Wood and Don Fleming will be appearing on a panel at the Brooklyn Arts Council about the importance of giving communities access to and use of their own cultural heritage materials—such as …

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