Monthly Archives for May 2016

Celebrating 40 years with the American Folklife Center in Washington, DC

Date posted: May 24, 2016

On May 18, the ACE staff traveled to Washington DC to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

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Archive Samples used in Beyoncé’s “Freedom”

Date posted: May 4, 2016

We are pleased that Beyoncé and her production team have found in the field recordings of John and Alan Lomax two samples that have historical as well as contemporary relevance to their concept of Freedom. It heartens us knowing that so many …

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