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16238
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Clifford Glenn has skillfully made fretless mountain banjos and dulcimers in the Sugar Grove community since the 1950s. He comes for a unique family instrument-making tradition that stretches over four generations to the 19th-century. He also represents a large cultural tradition of the area around Beech Mountain and the Watauga River valley. In homes along the labyrinth of winding dirt roads in and around the area, musicians from several prolific families played old-time music, told Jack Tales, and made traditional crafts.
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16239
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Ruchala takes on the history and culture of the Blue-Ridge string-band tradition of the Blue Ridge and Piedmont sections of North Carolina. By focusing on the story of \"Sally Ann,\" Ruchala explores the issues of tradition and revival, continuity and change, insider and outsider, and music and dance.
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36518
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A traveling exhibit set up by the British Museum brought 75 watercolor drawings by John White to the NC Museum of History in Raleigh. These drawings depicted flora, fauna, Native Americans, and the area around present-day Roanoke Island. Dr. Kim Sloan wrote a catalog that accompanied the exhibit and included essays by authors with additional perspectives.
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36514
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Lau is a scholar, ethnographer, administrator, advocate, activist, and artist. Her competence at festival coordination reached far beyond the complex skills required for production: she touched the lives of participants through her empathy, observation, and communication.
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36516
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The Music Maker Relief Foundation (MMRF) has been helping musicians preserve Southern traditions that most of them learned to play by simply listening. It focuses on musician sustenance, musical development, and cultural access.
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36513
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Holt is receiving this award for his ability to communicate the importance of traditional arts to different audiences from North Carolina to nationwide.
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36509
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A drum circle in Asheville has become an integral part of the city after existing for over a decade. One drummer starts the beat, and then others pick it up and carry it as a soloist intercedes occasionally and people dance around. Pages 7-12 are photographs of some of the participants.