Nancy Martin-Perdue, a former scholar-in-residence at the University of Virginia, died Feb. 14. She devoted much of her adult life supporting and researching folklore in its many forms with her husband Charles L. Perdue.
As the holidays enter full swing, Christmas songs—ranging from the insipid to the sublime—become a seemingly ubiquitous presence in our lives. Largely buried in a sonic avalanche of sleigh bells,… Read More»
Another Richmond Folk Festival is in the books, and once again, the Virginia Folklife Program joined with our partners at Venture Richmond, the National Council for the Traditional Arts, Union… Read More»
By Violeta Palchik In the town of Morocoy, where Luz Lopez was raised, there is a large plaza where people go to relax at the end of the day. Several… Read More»
The Virginia Folklife Program at the 2016 Richmond Folk Festival will present “Tasty Licks: Virginia’s food traditions.” This free festival takes place October 7 through 9 in downtown Richmond along… Read More»