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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-06-30 | Marinera viva | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
    • Date: 2015
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    Georgian liturgical polyphony performed by The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-10 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2016-03-10 | Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals | The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 10, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Anchiskhati Ensemble (Tbilisi, Georgia) presented "The Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals," a program of Easter and Lenten music from the Orthodox paschal cycle...
    • Contributor: Graham, John A. - Tʻbilisis Ančʻisxatis Tażari. Gundi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Cheick Hamala Diabaté Ensemble concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-23 | Cheick Hamala Diabate | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 23, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Cheick Hamala Diabaté is a West African historian in the Griot tradition, a sought after performer, lecturer, storyteller, and choreographer. Diabaté was born into a griot family in...
    • Contributor: Diabaté, Cheick Hamala - Ngwa, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto : Lado a lado (side by side) -- contemporary Latin American storytelling,
    Latina storyteller oral history | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-07 | Lado a lado (side by side): contemporary Latin American storytelling | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an oral history conducted by Stephen D. Winick following a performance in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto performed "Lado a Lado (Side by Side): Contemporary Latin American Storytelling." They shared...
    • Contributor: Deedy, Carmen Agra - Campillo-Soto, Karla - Winick, Stephen D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Nakotah LaRance, Native American hoop dancing,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-05-18 | Native American Hoop Dancing | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 18, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. This performance was also an event celebrating the American Folklife Center's 40th anniversary at the Library of Congress. Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assiniboine) of the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, New Mexico,...
    • Contributor: Larance, Nakotah - Larance, Steve - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Legendary Ingramettes, African American gospel music from Virginia,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-07-21 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 21, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For more than five decades, The Ingramettes have been bringing their music and ministry to congregations in the Tidewater and Piedmont areas of Virginia. Born July 4, 1930,...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas : Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-22 | Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas, Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey. | Gabriel Muñoz & Melodias Borinqueñas | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 22, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. On his 15th birthday, Gabriel Muñoz received his first cuatro as a gift. He began honing his skills on the instrument through constant practice and immersing himself in...
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Jose Gabriel - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Melodias Borinqueñas. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Artemio Posadas : Mexican music and dance from California,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-28 | Artemio Posadas: Mexican music and dance from California | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer. He was...
    • Contributor: Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Dance Battle with Urban Artistry, emceed by Junious Brickhouse,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-02-22 | Dance Battle with Urban Artistry | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 22, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. This concert presented a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier, with Junious Brickhouse as the event's emcee. Dance battles are a common...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    BeauSoleil Quartet : Cajun music from Louisiana,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-06-28 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 28, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For four decades the BeauSoleil Quartet has taken traditional ingredients -- waltzes, two-steps, soulful Cajun French lyrics, hot fiddle licks and irresistible accordion -- and spiced them up...
    • Contributor: Beausoleil (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Conversation with Roy Hirabayashi and PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-06-30 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2017-06-30 | Conversation with Roy & PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko | Conversation with Smithsonian Folklife Festival artists: Roy and PJ Hirabayashi, San Jose Taiko | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an interview, conversation, and musical demonstration in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2017 artists and NEA Heritage Award Fellows Roy Hirabayashi (co-founder) and PJ Hirabayashi (artistic director emeriti) of the ensemble, San Jose...
    • Contributor: Hirabayashi, Roy - Hirabayashi, Pj - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - San Jose Taiko Group - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Eva Ybarra, the "Queen of the Accordion," and her band concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-13 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 13, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Conjunto originated in the late 19th century in working-class communities along Texas-Mexico border, and is distinct to that region. Using the accordion as the lead instrument, conjunto bands...
    • Contributor: Ybarra, Eva - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    The Fairfield Four : gospel music from Tennessee
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-28 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, photographs, and manuscripts documenting a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As traditional American folk musicians, the Fairfield Four have achieved the highest honors possible, including induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, three GRAMMY Awards, and...
    • Contributor: Fairfield Four - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    NOKA trio, Basque song and music from California,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-07-06 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record Only
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. NOKA is a trio composed of Andréa Bidart, Begoña Echeverria, and Cathy Petrissans, the daughters and granddaughters of Basque immigrants who grew up together in Chino, California. They...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Rahim AlHaj Trio, Middle Eastern music from New Mexico,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-07-28 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record Only
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center and co-sponsored with the African and Middle Eastern Division of The Library Of Congress. Rahim AlHaj has composed pieces for solo oud, string quartet, and symphony. His compositions...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Alan Lomax Centennial Showcase at the Folk Alliance International Conference, 2015 February 21
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-21 | American Folklife Center/Folk Alliance Lomax Challenge | Alan Lomax Open Mic Catalog Record Only
    In celebration of the 100th birthday of Alan Lomax (1915-2002), a non-juried performance showcase session was held at the Folk Alliance International, 27th annual conference, February 21, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri, which featured performances of songs and tunes that Alan Lomax collected during his career. This collection includes video documentation of 19 performances at this conference session hosted by Jennifer Cutting and Stephen...
    • Contributor: Flemons, Dom - Seeger, Peggy - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015