Breaking Up Christmas a between-holiday party with old time music
NEW BEDFORD — Old-time fiddle music would be the last thing one expects to hear at the Groundworks! business incubator at the old vocational
NYF Publications - New York Folklore
Voices: The Journal of New York Folklore features articles, stories, interviews, reminiscences, essays, folk poetry and music, photographs, and artwork drawn from people in all parts of New York State. The magazine also publishes peer-reviewed, research-based articles, written in an accessible style, on topics related to traditional art and life, including ethnic culture. Informative columns on subjects such as legal issues, photography, sound and video recording, archiving, ethics, and the…
Swing Your Partner: Democracy and Change in New Hampshire's Contra Dance Scene
For many, the mention of contra dance conjures images of tradition and wholesomeness -- a thoroughly American, and old-fashioned, past time. But in New
The new Contra commercial - A short history of Contra - Part 2 of 7
This is a 7 min. version of an excellent video provided by Great Meadow music.For a copy of the full version please contact GreatMeadowMusic.com.
Contra Dancing and Why We Contra Dance
Contra Dancing. A few Contra Dancers tell why they like to Contra Dance. More info at: http://contradance.org/CCD) Chattahoochee Country Dancers dance and...
Having a Ball: Young New Yorkers Revive Old Dance Craze
More New York millennials are flocking to contra dancing, a style of English country dance that originated in the 17th century. While they are adhering to certain traditions—such as no booze—they are updating others.