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Have a Great American Thanksgiving and here’s your Folkie Music Menu

Each year American Routes americanroutes.org celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with words and music from the National Heritage Fellows Concert in Washington DC. Since 1982 the National Endowment for the Arts has presented the fellowships. It’s America’s highest award in Folk & … 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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Truisms by Bob Lefsetz

Educational CyberPlayGround loves and highlights Bob !! Subscribe to his newsletter. Truisms by Bob Lefsetz – March 1st, 2014, 3:00pm http://lefsetz.com/wordpress/index.php/archives/2014/02/27/truisms subscribe http://www.lefsetz.com/lists/?p=subscribe&id=1 Tumblr is for porn. Facebook is for the wannabe famous. Instagram is for those who are too … Continue reading

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NYT The Learning Netwotk: Songs in the Key of Lit: Ways to Use Music to Study Literature

NYT The Learning Netwotk: Songs in the Key of Lit: Ways to Use Music to Study Literature Overview | How can music help illuminate literature? And how can literature teach us about music? In this lesson, students read a review … Continue reading

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