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FolkFabulous 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

To celebrate the opening of McKissick Museum's new exhibition Traditions, Change, and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast (August 8, 2014 - July 25, 2015), the Museum will host its second FOLKFabulous celebration. A day filled with festivities, the event will include live music, food, and demonstrations. Keep checking this website for updates on this exciting event! Visit our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1461393410776229/?ref=5

 

Fancy Dancer - this type of dancing will be held at FOLKFabulous 2014

 

 

FOLKFabulous 2014 schedule: 

10:00 - 10:30 - Festival Introduction/Cherokee Storytelling with Freeman Owle, outdoor stage

10:35 - 10:55 - Gallery Talk on Traditions, Change, and Celebration, 2nd floor gallery

11:00 - 11:30 - Edisto River Singers / ECSIUT - Cultural Arts Ensemble (drumming and dancing), outdoor stage

11:35 - 11:55 - Conversation with Ralph Oxendine, Cheraw Indians and Lynette Allston, Nottoway Indians of Virginia, 2nd floor gallery

12:00 - 12:30 - Interview with Choctaw bead artist Roger Amerman, outdoor stage

12:30 - 12:50 - Cherokee Storytelling with Freeman Owle, outdoor stage

12:55 - 1:55 - Conversation with Lisa Collins (Wassamasaw of Varnertown Indians) and Peggy Scott, (Santee Indians), 2nd floor gallery

1:20 - 2:00 – Tuscarora Indian music with the Deer Clan Singers, outdoor stage

2:05 - 2:25 - Gallery Talk on Traditions, Change, and Celebration, 2nd floor gallery

2:30 - 3:10 - Cherokee Gospel Music with the Welch Family Singers, outdoor stage

3:30 - 4:00 - Edisto River Singers / ECSIUT - Cultural Arts Ensemble (drumming and dancing) / Closing of Festival, outdoor stage

 

Demonstrating Artists:

Keith Brown - Catawba pottery

Lewis Stamper - Beaver Creek loom and bead artist

Freeman Owle - Cherokee artisan, storyteller, and community leader

Nottoway Indian Artisans - Material Culture of the Nottoway Indians


Community Leaders Present:

Lynette Allston, Tribal Chief and Traditional Artist - Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia

Peggy Scott, Tribal Vice Chief - Santee Indian Tribe

Lisa Leach Collins, Tribal Administrator and Beadwork Artist - Wassamasaw Tribe of Varnertown Indians

Claudia Oxendine Gainey, Tribal Administrator -Sumter Tribe of Cheraw Indians

 

 

 



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