Close Listening: A National Case for the Value & Impact of Folk & Traditional Arts

I have a small part in this video at 5:29! I was honored to represent Texas Folklife at this gathering and be part of this community and national network of traditional arts practitioners, #folklorists, cultural advocates, community leaders, festival directors, educators and museum curators! In the fall of 2018, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies co-hosted Close Listening, a convening to address the value and impact of Folk…

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