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By Jon Lohman We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Flory Jagoda, master Sephardic Jewish singer, musician and composer, on January 29th, at the age of 97. …
Helpful Links for artists and musicians who have lost income because of the Covid 19 pandemic.
On Tuesday, February 23 Phil Wiggins will be joining us on our next installment of Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program. We’ll be chatting with Phil after …
By Pat Jarrett, Acting Director – Virginia Folklife Program I know we’re not the only ones missing live music this year, and I’m certainly not the only person whose heart …
Rev. Tarrence Paschall will be joining us for a livestream of a 2004 concert.
Whether sung or told, hand-crafted or performed, Virginia’s rich folklife refers to the “arts of everyday life” that reflect a sense of traditional knowledge and connection to community.
Virginia’s folkways are rich with traditions that have been rooted in the Commonwealth for centuries, as well as those that more recently have been carried here and nourished by Virginia’s diverse immigrant communities.