Yearly Archives for 2012

NPR’s Tell Me More: Alan Lomax Archive “Makes Online Debut”

Date posted: October 25, 2012

In celebration of the Association for Cultural Equity’s decision make available our entire online archive–about 17,000 songs, 400,000 ft of film, 3,000 videotapes, and 5,000 photographs–NPR’s Tell Me More hosts Geoffrey Clarfield, Director of Research and Development for ACE, and Dom Flemons, solo artist and member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

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On BBC Radio: Collaboration Between Seamus Ennis and Alan Lomax Yields the First Anthology of Irish Traditional Music

Date posted: October 12, 2012

In 1947, the Irish Folklore Commission and the BBC established a scheme to seek out and record folk music and stories throughout Ireland. In 1951, Alan Lomax followed suite.

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Deirdre Ní Chonghaile, Alan Lomax Fellow in American Folklife, Gives Lecture at the Library of Congress

Date posted: September 20, 2012

On September 20, 2012, Deirdre Ní Chonghaile, Alan Lomax Fellow in American Folklife, presented a lecture entitled “The Yank with the Box: Sidney Robertson Cowell Collects Music in 1950s Ireland.”

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Melodies of Culture and Film Festival at Chico World Music Festival Features Alan Lomax Film Festival

Date posted: September 15, 2012

The 19th annual Chico World Music Festival takes place on the weekend of September 15-16 on the Laxson Lawns at CSU, Chico, and features five films from Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork Series.

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In Darien, GA, a Screening of Alan Lomax’s “Dreams and Songs of the Noble Old”

Date posted: August 16, 2012

The Georgia Humanities Organization presents a screening of Alan Lomax’s “Dreams and Songs of the Noble Old” as part of a month-long summer series of conversations and lectures, musical performances, and films honoring America’s roots music on the Georgia coast.

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