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10284
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Walker discusses the reemergence of handicrafts in western North Carolina. Craftsmen are creating arts, such as weaving and pottery, they learned as a child from older generations and are finding a ready market for them.
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24456
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North Carolina’s Elderhostel programs are like summer camp for grown-ups, teaching skills such as how to play folk instruments and how to carve duck decoys for hunting. A number of schools participate in the Elderhostel programs, including Appalachian State University, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Mars Hill College.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 12, May 1991, p41-45, il
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28889
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The Black Folk Heritage Tour, managed by the North Carolina Arts Council’s Folk Life Section, is performing for its third year throughout the state. Performances trace the development of African-American music and dance, and feature traditional art forms firmly rooted in the rural South.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1988, p7, por
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28909
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The North Carolina Arts Council’s Folk Heritage Award acknowledges the importance of traditional culture by honoring individuals who grew up within deep family traditions. This year the award was given to six members of one family, the Watsons of Deep Gap in Watauga County. Through their artistry and range of creative gifts, the Watsons have brought national and international attention to North Carolina’s traditional culture.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Summer/Fall 1994, p5, por
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31607
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The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has established an Office of Folklife Programs to revive an interest in our rich cultural heritage. A statewide Folklife Festival is being organized for June 1978, and will feature folk music, dancing, storytelling, food and craftsmanship. A program is also being developed to introduce public school students to traditional folk music through performances and discussions.
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