Special guests include Sammy Shelor, Rob Ickes, the Legendary Ingramettes, Joan Osborne, and more On July 21, musician Sherman Holmes will release his first solo recording in his more than… Read More»
On Wednesday, June 7, Virginia State Folklorist Jon Lohman joined Larry Minnick on his show “Left of Cool” to present some of the best recordings from the Virginia Folklife Program’s… Read More»
While visiting and performing in Harrisonburg, National Heritage Award-winner Rahim AlHaj was able to share his love of music with school children, musicians and the robust refugee community here.
Photos from the 2017 Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase.
Showtime: 8:00pm Tickets: Free and open to the public The Virginia Folklife Program at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Court Square Theater present a concert with virtuoso oud… Read More»
Amidst boys wearing gold bandoliers chasing each other through the lower level of the Big Temple, Sochietah Ung is the eye of the storm. His hands move quickly with gold thread to put the finishing touches on a dancer’s gold and indigo costume. Satisfied with his work on the dancer’s skirt, he lifts the small girl onto a chair to affix gold jewelry around her waist and ankles.