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2012 Festival Blog - Campus and Community

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 7, 2012


The mercury reached 105 degrees today; and still, we witnessed some awesome feats at the Festival. A cadre of tirelessRead More

July 7, 2012   No Comments

Laugh Therapy: An Alternative Way of Healing


I have always heard that laughter is the best medicine and have always been amazed by the magical healing powerRead More

July 7, 2012   1 Comment

University Cheese Competition Recap


Friday, July 6, was a day filled with excitement and blood-thirsty competition. At the Test Kitchen, three of the CampusRead More

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From the Test Kitchen: Northwest Summer Salad


We will be posting a selected recipe from the Campus and Community Foodways Test Kitchen daily, along with some backgroundRead More

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All this and hula, too


Come to Anake Noe’s Lanai (Auntie Noe’s Porch) in the Campus and Community program of the festival for interactive demonstrationsRead More

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Meet Amelia Exotica Floridana


Amy Richard is a coordinator with the Florida Invasive Plant Education Initiative at the University of Florida’s Center for AquaticRead More

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Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #8


Today we bring you our 8th fabulous Flickr gallery of the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Take a look! We’ve gotRead More

July 7, 2012   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 6, 2012


Today’s highlights include a poetry slam in the Citified program area and an evening concert of mariachi music, featuring theRead More

July 6, 2012   No Comments

From the Test Kitchen: Yellow Squash Pancakes with Tropical Salsa


We will be posting a selected recipe from the Campus and Community Foodways Test Kitchen daily, along with some backgroundRead More

July 6, 2012   2 Comments

Festival Audio – Steel Band Mariachi Ensemble Makes History!


This installment of Festival Audio features a rare coming together of musical genres as two groups from different parts of theRead More

July 6, 2012   1 Comment