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Kentucky Bourbon, Millennial Tastes, and the Language of Folklore

Posted by: Stephen Winick

The following is a guest blog post by Sarah Lerner, who is currently an intern at AFC. For the past forty years the American Folklife Center has devoted countless hours to the documentation and preservation of our nation’s traditional arts, cultural expressions, and oral histories. Our work is supported and presented though a vocabulary defined …

A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

AFC on The Thistle & Shamrock!

Posted by: Stephen Winick

For the last two weekends of November, 2016, AFC was honored to be featured on The Thistle & Shamrock, the long-running and popular Celtic music show produced and hosted by Fiona Ritchie and distributed by NPR. If you want to hear the shows, follow the links to part 1 here and part 2 here. The …