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December 14, 2020
Folk Forward

Gone Fiddling Again

Old-time musicians Cheryl and Chuck discuss music as a universal art, and why it’s important to keep art alive in our communities.

December 14, 2020
Folk Forward

Los Hernandez Tamales

Felipe and June Hernandez turned a tradition into a business when they opened Los Hernandez Tamales three decades ago in Union Gap, Washington.

December 16, 2020
Folk Forward

Bay City Sausage

Ronda Strode got her start at Bay City Sausage by chance in the mid-1990s and has since become regarded as a specialist in various types of hand-made smoked sausage and beef jerky.

December 16, 2020
Folk Forward

John Branshaw

John Branshaw, a fisher poet from Westport, Washington, utilizes storytelling as a way to illustrate the connection with those who share his trade.

December 20, 2020
Folk Forward

Alan Rammer

Active beachcomber and Aberdeen, WA resident Alan Rammer recount his years scouring the beaches of Washington for seashells, glass bubbles, and other artifacts of the natural world.

December 20, 2020
Twin Harbors Culture Bearers

Earl Davis

Short documentary on Earl Davis, Shoalwater Bay Tribe carver and cultural resources specialist.

January 8, 2021
Twin Harbors Culture Bearers

Kristi Maldonado

Watch our Short Doc on Kristi Maldonado who performs as drag king Cesar Hart.

January 8, 2021
Twin Harbors Culture Bearers

Kristine Torset

A short documentary on Kristine Torset, Shoalwater Bay Tribe weaver and cultural resources specialist.

January 28, 2021
Traditional Artists of the Yakima Valley

Iksiks Washanahl’a (The Little Swans)

Levina Wilkons tells the legend and history of the Little Swans. She tells of a time when swans stopped to rest at Lake Chelan and bestowed upon a woman there the gift of their dance and song.

January 28, 2021
Traditional Artists of the Yakima Valley

Craftsmanship & Community

Listen to Steve Morgan, the manager of the mosaic and letterpress studio at Mighty Tieton, detail the process of glass cutting and mosaic creation.

February 8, 2021
Traditional Artists of the Yakima Valley

Rachel Ruelas & Quinceañera Dressmaking

Quinceñera specialist Rachel Ruelas tells how tradition, costume, and ritual have evolved over generations, and of the important role they play in growing up.

June 14, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Ratna Roy

Ratna specializes in Odissi, one of the four classical Indian dance styles that were recognized after India’s independence.

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Akhi Vadari

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Anwesha Das

Anwesha began dancing at nine years old and is trained in the classical form of Bharatanatyam.

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Deepali Jamwal

As a child, Deepali lived in many of the different states of India, immersing herself in the different cultures and learning their various languages and dance styles.

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Gayatri Nagarkar

Gayatri studies a Northern Indian style of dance called Kathak.

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Sangeeta Naidu

Sangeeta describes herself as a Bollywood dancer with a classical background and focuses on storytelling.

June 17, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Valli Arunagiri

The desire to share Southern Indian dance led her to form her own dance group, Chennai Beats.

August 3, 2021
Graceful Expressions

Graceful Expressions: The Teaching and Learning of Indian Dance

A panel discussion on Indian Dance education and performance in the Pacific Northwest.

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