A Conversation with Laura Ortiz
A Mexican Folk Dancer connects to her daughter and heritage through the Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program. “When I dance with my daughter I am passing on the tradition in the most passionate and authentic way.”
Virginia Folklife master and apprentice shape note singers. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
Shenandoah Valley Shape Note Singers
With Good Reason‘s Kelley Libby visits a shape note sing near Harrisonburg, VA that was the first all-day singing from the new Shenandoah Harmony tunebook.
Karenne Wood - Photo by Jessica Elmendorf
A Conversation with Karenne Wood
Karenne Wood, a member of the Monacan Indian Nation and director of VFH’s Virginia Indian Heritage Program is transforming the way we talk about Native identity.
Edwin B. Henderson. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
A Conversation with Edwin B. Henderson
VFH talks to Edwin B. Henderson, a historian and storyteller, about his participation in our new African American Griot Apprenticeship Program.
The Right To Love
Congratulations to all involved in the creation, production, and broadcast of “The Loving Story,” which has received three Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Documentary, Outstanding Historical Programming, and Outstanding Editing.
Bolivian dancers, Columbia Pike Festival, Arlington, Virginia. PHOTO BY LLOYD WOLF.
From Bolivia to Virginia
David Bearinger interviews Emma Violand-Sanchez about her experiences as a young immigrant, a community leader and role model. Along the way they touch on ideas of identity, the importance of community and why the humanities matter.
The Chevy vegetating at Moyock Muscle, early 2010
The Life of a ’57 Chevy
There are thirteen people packed between the covers of Earl Swift’s book-in-progress, but the star is a ’57 Chevrolet Townsman wagon. Auto Biography tells the true story of the car and its many owners.