2007 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Celebration - Concert

Fellows concert at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland on September 20, 2007

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Augustin Lira. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Augustin Lira. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Chairman Gioia addresses the audience. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Chairman Gioia addresses the audience. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Elaine Hoffman Watts. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Elaine Hoffman Watts. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Pat Courtney Gold. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Pat Courtney Gold. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Concert MC Nick Spitzer with Irvin Trujillo. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Concert MC Nick Spitzer with Irvin Trujillo. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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One of Trujillo’s rugs. Photo by Michael Stewart.

One of Trujillo’s rugs. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops plays with Joe Thompson. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops plays with Joe Thompson. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Julia Parker demonstrates basket weaving. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Julia Parker demonstrates basket weaving. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Nick Spitzer gets a lesson in letter carving from Nick Benson. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Nick Spitzer gets a lesson in letter carving from Nick Benson. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Roland Freeman talks about his work both as a photographer and folklorist. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Roland Freeman talks about his work both as a photographer and folklorist. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Nick Spitzer and Roland Freeman with one of Roland’s photographs of Arabbers in Baltimore. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Nick Spitzer and Roland Freeman with one of Roland’s photographs of Arabbers in Baltimore. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Sidiki Conde and Ghanaian musicians and dancers. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Sidiki Conde and Ghanaian musicians and dancers. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Sidiki relishes music and dance. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Sidiki relishes music and dance. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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Henry Queen, son of Mary Jane Queen, plays with other family members. Photo by Michael Stewart.

Henry Queen, son of Mary Jane Queen, plays with other family members. Photo by Michael Stewart.

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The concert’s grand finale. Photo by Michael Stewart.

The concert’s grand finale. Photo by Michael Stewart.