Monthly Archives for June 2006

ACE Deposits Historic Recordings at Folk Research Centre in St. Lucia

Date posted: June 18, 2006

In a ceremony held on June 18, 2006, at the Folk Research Centre (FRC) in St. Lucia, Jeffrey Greenberg, representing the Association for Cultural Equity, and Rosita Sands, of the Center for Black Music Research, made a presentation of recordings …

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Peter Kennedy Has Died

Date posted: June 10, 2006

It is with tremendous sadness that we note the death of esteemed British folklorist Peter Kennedy (b. 1922) on June 10, 2006, at the age of 84. As a member of the famous “Singing Kennedy” family of Scotland, Peter’s connections …

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Folk: An Exhibition and Performance Series

Date posted: June 2, 2006

Brooklyn Fire Proof; Brooklyn, New York An examination of Alan Lomax’s photographs, recordings, films, and writings documenting America’s “folk” expression and reflecting his commitment to cultural equity. Accompanied by a performance series of musicians presenting original compositions and their own …

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