Escaping the Holocaust: Stories from the Kindertransport

Near a cluster of trees, Joel Darmstadter shifted in his chair and folded his arms. A poster, taped with black-and-white copies of old family photos, slipped onto the grass. In an interview following his presentation at the 2016 Folklife Festival’s On the Move: Migration and Immigration … Continue reading Escaping the Holocaust: Stories from the Kindertransport

A Day in La Cueva with Grupo Nuu Yuku

Set beside the Sounds of California Stage & Plaza, La Cueva was a space for musicians to show their related crafts: mask making, instrument building, and whip braiding. Two 2016 Smithsonian Latino Studies Program fellows, Verónica Rivera-Negrón and Fernanda Espinosa, spent a day there with … Continue reading A Day in La Cueva with Grupo Nuu Yuku

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