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Common Threads: Alabama's Quilting Traditions
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DO NOT CLICK THE LOGO---hit the title above it (blue) or "Read More" below (blue).  Are you a quilt maker?  Are you interesting in Alabama's quilting traditions?  Are you an instructor?  Are you interested in material culture studies, documentation, and preservation?  Read more about this great series of programs and workshops..............  read more »

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Does anyone know how to play"Chickimee Craney Crow"?

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The Smithsonian’s New Harmonies Exhibit on Tour in Alabama
Alabama Roots Music Display accompanies Smithsonian Exhibit

Museum on Main Street is bringing a traveling Smithsonian Exhibition-- New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music--to Tuscumbia, Livingston, Chatom, Fort Payne, Troy and Tuskegee.  read more »

New Publication Looks at How Alabamians Speak
Tributaries, Volume 10

The way Alabamians speak is the subject of the latest issue of Tributaries, the journal of the Alabama Folklife Association.   read more »

AFA's Gathering in Camden and Gee's Bend was Unfogettable
Nancy Pettway and Annie Kennedy

The AFA’s Gathering in Camden and Gee’s Bend on November 15 was a true success.  read more »

Folklife Events

Alabama Folklife Association Event Calendar and

A SAMPLING OF TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EVENTS IN ALABAMA.

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Alabama Folklife Newsletter Fall 2008
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Gathering in Camden and Gee’s Bend
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Quilting in Gee's Bend

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Folklife Car Tags
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Purchase a “Support the Arts” car tag and help the AFA promote the knowledge and appreciation of Alabama folklife.  read more »

Alabama Community Scholars Program

Information now available as well as a link to register and pay using Evenbrite....

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