Photo by Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.
Carolyn Mazloomi shines a powerful light on the African American community through narrative quilts.
Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and traditional arts.
Photo by Michael G. Stewart
Yvonne Walker Keshick brings a Native-American tradition into the 21st century.
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NEA Chairman Jane Chu talks about her ideas for the agency and the place of the arts in her own life.
In Translation: Verónica Castillo expands a traditional Mexican art form, the Tree of Life, to express the need for social justice in the 21st century.
Photo © Gene Tomko
Louisiana Swamp blues singer, composer and pianist Carol Fran looks back at her 60-year career.
Photo by Allison Whitener
Sacred Harp singer David Ivey both preserves the tradition and widens the circle. [32:47]
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In the second part of a two-part interview, we hear Sheila as storyteller and learn about some of the folks who lived in Sodom, North Carolina. [29:49]
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Singer, musician and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams talks about (and sings) songs brought over from England, Scotland, and Ireland in the mid-17th century and kept alive by the people in the mountains of North Carolina. [32:38]