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Flame Keeper: Remembering Flory Jagoda

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.  …

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Film Screening: Flory’s Flame

We honor the legacy of Nona Flory Jagoda and screen the documentary “Flory’s Flame.”

February 10, 2021 | 1PM – 2PM | Streaming
Sights & Sounds

Walter “Skip” Herman and K.T. Vandyke

Walter “Skip” Herman learned to build guitars from “Uncle” Dave Sturgill around the same time Wayne Henderson did, but Herman became known for his repair skills.

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Chris Testerman, Karlie Keepfer and Sophia Burnett

Instrument Making Chris Testerman has been around instrument makers since he attended Mount Rogers Combined School in Grayson County and played in the Albert Hash Memorial Band, led by Whitetop …

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Lelis and Ken Garcia Olaes

Lelis and Ken Garcia Olaes keep Filipino flavors alive at Angie’s Bakery in Virginia Beach.

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Eddie Bond and Andrew Small

Eddie Bond learned how to play fiddle from teachers like Claude Childress and Bass Tate growing up at his granny’s house, now he’s teaching Andrew Small.

News

Announcing “Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program”

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 …

Event

Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program

Rev. Tarrence Paschall will be joining us for a livestream of a 2004 concert.

January 26, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Streaming
Sights & Sounds

Uncovered: From the Vault of the Virginia Folklife Program

Rev. Tarrence Paschall will be joining us for a livestream of a 2004 concert.

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Celebrating Flory Jagoda’s Birthday

Celebrate Flory Jagoda’s birthday in a lunchtime livestream concert with the National Museum of Ameriucan Jewish History.

December 21, 2020 | 1PM – 2PM | Streaming
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Celebrating Flory Jagoda’s Birthday

Celebrate Flory Jagoda’s birthday in a lunchtime livestream concert with the National Museum of Ameriucan Jewish History.

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Danny Knicely, Aimee Curl, Tom Mitchell and John Previti live from An die Musik

Versatile multi-instrumentalist Danny Knicely and friends will be streaming from storied Baltimore music venue An die Musik on Saturday, November 21 at 7 o’clock in the evening. Danny will be …

November 21, 2020 | 7PM – 8PM | Streaming from Baltimore, MD
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