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Eris Ellis is a musician's musician, whose career as a banjo player represents the dynamic of family, local community, and wider national contexts that contribute to old time and bluegrass music. Ellis has recently been introduced into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame and is one of the best exemplars of a musical style that began in North Carolina: Scruggs-style banjo playing.
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When the first European explorers ventured into Cherokee territory, they were amazed and dismayed, by the impenetrable strands of cane that lined the banks of the region's rivers and streams. Fariello describes the process of turning this cane into the intricate baskets.
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36547
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William Ferris recorded African American blues music in Mississippi, but also ended up collecting interviews, photographs, and film. Through his research, Ferris wrote a book from the perspective of two renowned blues musicians, and explores the sacred and secular worlds of the blues. The book is divided into four sections: Blues Roots, Blues Towns and Cities, Looking Back, and Sacred and Secular Worlds.
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Playwright Gary Carden composed two monologues from true events of murder. One was from Lewis Redmond, a renowned bootlegger and killer of a federal marshal, and the other from Nance Dude, who did not defend the accusations of abandonment leading to the death of her toddler grandchild.
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