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Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival |  Brand Ave.  Studios

Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival | Brand Ave. Studios

Photo provided by North Carolina Folk Festival Many people think folk music is just 1960s protest songs, but the genre is actually much more expansive than that. Greater folk culture encompasses not only song but also art, craft and food. The annual North Carolina Folk Festival held in downtown Greensboro each September celebrates the proud …

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Eastern Kentuckians work to preserve arts and culture in wake of floods

Eastern Kentuckians work to preserve arts and culture in wake of floods

Eastern Kentucky is known for its rich arts and culture. But recent flooding has damaged important local archives, devastated arts businesses and left some artists worried about their livelihoods. High flood waters ravaged the first floor of the Appalachian Artisan Center in Hindman, destroying classroom equipment, kilns, offices and artist studios. As of Monday, much …

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Improve culture along with facilities to protect female firefighters

Improve culture along with facilities to protect female firefighters

In March, Petaluma welcomed only the third female firefighter in its history to join the department. There was reason to celebrate — Fire Chief Jeff Schach said last week that he has been actively trying to recruit a more diverse team of first responders. However, there was also reason to be cautious. Petaluma’s last female …

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Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival |  Brand Ave.  Studios

Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival | Brand Ave. Studios

Photo provided by North Carolina Folk Festival Many people think folk music is just 1960s protest songs, but the genre is actually much more expansive than that. Greater folk culture encompasses not only song but also art, craft and food. The annual North Carolina Folk Festival held in downtown Greensboro each September celebrates the proud …

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Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival |  Brand Ave.  Studios

Experience folk culture at this popular Greensboro festival | Brand Ave. Studios

Photo provided by North Carolina Folk Festival Many people think folk music is just 1960s protest songs, but the genre is actually much more expansive than that. Greater folk culture encompasses not only song but also art, craft and food. The annual North Carolina Folk Festival held in downtown Greensboro each September celebrates the proud …

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A Lower Kuskokwim School District program is helping recruit local teachers and preserve the culture of the YK Delta

A Lower Kuskokwim School District program is helping recruit local teachers and preserve the culture of the YK Delta

Gabby Salgado/KYUK All the new teachers for the Lower Kuskokwim School District huddled in the cafeteria at Bethel Regional High School last Thursday for a welcome orientation. Most of them are new to rural Alaska — some of are even new to the country. But there was one teacher there, Zachariah Pleasant, who went to …

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