Show Me Folk
Colombia native explains what it’s like to perform at the Festival of Nations, via St. Louis Magazine
Carmen Dence, founder of dance troupe Grupo Atlántico, talks life and performance. Photo by Kevin A. Roberts [Carmen Sofia Dence is a long-time participant in MFAP’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program and educational projects. Her performance…
Family Tradition: JP’s hand-crafted boots for nearly 40 years, via Lake News Online
From the Lake News, story and photo by Kirstie Hunter Family Tradition: JP’s hand-crafted boots for nearly 40 years [Both Joe Patrickus and Joey Patrickus have participated in MFAP’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.]
Schulte-Skaggs Farm, via Daily Journal Online
Schulte-Skaggs Farm, provided by Ruth Ann Skaggs to the Daily Journal Online [Ruth Ann Skaggs is a member of MFAP’s Community Scholars Network.]
‘Winter’s Bone’ soundtrack contributors to open Jefferson Landing concert series, via Jefferson City New Tribune
‘Winter’s Bone’ soundtrack contributors to open Jefferson Landing concert series
Schedule set for Old-time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival, via West Plains Daily Quill
Performing as TAAP artists on our stage this year are master John Williams and apprentice Jessie Perrigo on fiddle, with master Kenny Appleby and apprentice Brad Roby on backup guitar.
Missouri Arts Council would lose key funding, via KWMU, St. Louis Public Radio
Missouri Arts Council would lose key funding if budget approved
Masters and Apprentices Strengthen Missouri’s Folk Arts Web, via Missouri Arts Council
See what the Missouri Arts Council had to say about Missouri Folk Arts and the 30th Anniversary of the Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program here!
30 Years of Traditions, from Rural Missouri, Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives’ Monthly Publication
Read Jim McCarty’s feature on Missouri’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program here!
Thinking Out Loud: Missouri’s Folk Arts History, via KBIA, Mid-Missouri Public Radio
Thinking Out Loud brings you an intimate look into some of Missouri’s oldest folk-art traditions: from blacksmithing to jazz, traditional song, and dance.
Missouri’s vibrant cowboy poetry scene, from Harum Helmy at KBIA
In this 2013 story from KBIA, reporter Harum Helmy previews on the Missouri Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival in Mtn. View. Though the founding festival producer died, and the festival itself is no longer staged,…