A Legacy of Violin Making — Folklife Fieldnotes Episode 12
Richard Maxham is apprenticing under Lynchburg violin maker Daniel Smith, though the Maxham name has been intimately involved with violin making and performance for five generations.
DIY Punk Houses and Virginia’s Punk and Metal Communities – Folklife Fieldnotes 11
Pat Jarrett and Chris Boros discuss Virginia’s robust DIY Punk communities on this installment of Folklife Fieldnotes.
Ask A Punk for the Address
by Pat Jarrett When the pandemic shut down the opportunity to experience live music, I was hit hard. I started going to shows when I was fifteen. (Once, my mom …
Virginia Folklife Futures
By Katy Clune For thirty-three years, the Virginia Folklife Program at Virginia Humanities has worked to document, sustain, present, and support cultural traditions across the Commonwealth. I began work as …
Sushmita Mazumdar of Studio PAUSE
Making space for community-focused art practice by Katy Clune with Sushmita Mazumdar When Sushmita opened the door, inviting me into Studio PAUSE for the first time, the overwhelming first impression …
Tidewater Gospel Traditions with Rev. Tarrence Paschall and the Chosen Few on Folklife Fieldnotes 9
Rev. Tarrence Paschall has been singing with The Paschall Brothers for years, and now he’s signing with another Hampton Roads-based group keeping the Gospel Quartet tradition alive, the Chosen Few.
Katy Clune Shares Stories and Fieldwork on Folklife Fieldnotes 8
Director of the Virginia Folklife Program Katy Clune joins Pat Jarrett and Chris Boros on this episode of Folklife Fieldnotes.
Behind the Cut: Hair Culture in Richmond
David Robbins My name is David Robbins and I am an intern here at Virginia Humanities. I was graced with the opportunity work with a few of the different programs …
Marino’s Forever: Marino’s Lunch to Reopen
Famed Staunton jam spot and burger joint Marino’s Lunch has been closed since 2017. After extensive renovations the doors open this weekend.
The Earl of Indian Valley
Earl White shares his knowledge about music in a “formally informal” jam situation at his old time music camp.
Celebrating Flory Jagoda’s Birthday
Celebrate Flory Jagoda’s birthday in a lunchtime livestream concert with the National Museum of Ameriucan Jewish History.
The Life of Flory Jagoda: the keeper of the flame
Born in 1923 in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Flory Jagoda learned songs from her grandmother, or “Nona” as she calls her, who knew the musical traditions passed down through their Sephardic Jewish …