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Alex Acuña: My Peruvian Beats

sound►culture is a Folklife Festival podcast series featuring stories, songs, and fieldwork gathered on the National Mall and around the world. You may not know his name, but you have probably heard his music. Since the 1960s, percussionist Alex Acuña has performed and recorded with Paul McCartney, … Continue reading sound►culture
Alex Acuña: My Peruvian Beats

Podcast: Missing Voices — The Need for Ethnic Media

Missing Voices: The Need for Ethnic Media Download MP3 What is ethnic media and why is it relevant today? In this podcast entitled “Missing Voices: The Need for Ethnic Media,” several figures active in ethnic media discuss its fundamental importance to societies across the world. … Continue reading Podcast: Missing Voices — The Need for Ethnic Media

Podcast: Producing Ethnicity — The Ethics of Showcasing Culture

Producing Ethnicity: The Ethics of Showcasing a Culture Download MP3 The 2014 Folklife Festival has come to a close, but there are still ways to experience it. All discussion sessions from both the China and Kenya programs are archived in either audio or video format. … Continue reading Podcast: Producing Ethnicity — The Ethics of Showcasing Culture

A Musical Review: Instruments of the Folklife Festival

With dozens of musicians and dancers from two countries, the Festival boasted a wide variety of musical instruments in its performances. From traditional drums and cymbals to fiddles made with bicycle parts, here’s a roundup of some of the most noteworthy. ” data-lightview-caption=” Morin khuur … Continue reading A Musical Review: Instruments of the Folklife Festival