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Barry Bergey

Woody Guthrie, circa 1945. Photo courtesy of Woody Guthrie Archives "He was always reflecting back to us, who we are, our lives, our thoughts, our hopes, our disappointments." --- Nora Guthrie on her father Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie---singer, songwriter, author, artist, provocateur...
April 26, 2010 Washington, DC Last Friday on the blog, Folk and Traditional Director Barry Bergey reported back on a UNESCO exhibit celebrating U.S. and Flemish tradition-bearers. Here's a video look at Recognizing Our Cultural Heritage: An American and Flemish Dialogue . Video of aH4g2sKbnz8 Film...
April 23, 2010 Washington, DC 2005 NEA National Heritage Fellow Michael Doucet with his portrait by Alan Govenar at UNESCO's Recognizing Our Cultural Heritage exhibit. Photo by Barry Bergey NEA Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey represented the NEA several weeks ago at an UNESCO...
March 29, 2010 Washington, DC Rocco greets NCA member Terry Teachout before the start of the public session of the 169th meeting of the National Council on the Arts. Photo by Kathy Plowitz-Worden Friday was a bit of a gloomy day here in Washington, DC, but things were pretty lively inside the Old...