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Reaching Inner City Youth through the Arts 2014

“TRANSFORMATIONAL!” Professional Development for K-16 and Community Based Educators Community Works Journal—Online Magazine for Educators REGISTER TODAY, SPECIAL RATES Through June 15th  Curriculum Planning, Teaching Tools, and Inspiring Collaboration 2014 SUMMER INSTITUTES for K-16 EDUCATORS Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainable Communities … Continue reading

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Origin of the The Philadelphia Cheese Steak and Hoagie The Philly Cheese Steak

The Hoagie European settlers purchased Hog Island from the Lenape Indians in 1680. The settlers gradually developed the island by building log and earthwork dikes to minimize storm damage and convert the marshes into good grazing meadows. Hog Island supposedly … Continue reading

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The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter

The Folklore & Education Section now has it’s Folklore & Education Newsletter The Folklore and Education section produces an annual newsletter, awards the Dorothy Howard Folklore and Education Prize and the Robinson-Roeder-Ward Fellowship, works with partners in the field, and … Continue reading

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The Calypsonians of Panama

The Calypsonians of Panama The Hot Cool of Panamanian Calypso   Leslie George Ethnomusicology professor Leslie George founded Grupo Amistad in 1990 with four members, which later ballooned to eight, featuring a guitar, bass, conga drum, ukulele and saxophones.   … Continue reading

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GLAM and the Free World

GLAM and the Free World Cory Doctorow, UK Museums and the Web remarks There’s a little apocryphal story about that may perhaps speak to you as museum-folk, and it goes like this: * The state of Roman metallurgical science determined … Continue reading

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