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Kentucky Folklife Program to receive $20,000 Art Works grant from NEA

May 11th, 2018

The Kentucky Folklife Program at WKU has been awarded a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the establishment of a Kentucky Folklife Network and online magazine.

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Brent Bjorkman travels to Washington D.C.

Mar 15th, 2018

Over the past two years, Bjorkman and his Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Museum colleagues have received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities which brought them closer to these DC partners. Through them he became associated w

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Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange accepting new applicants

Mar 14th, 2018

The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange is accepting applicants for its 2018 cohort. Members from across the state will gather in Bowling Green June 8-10, in Knott County Aug. 3-5, and in Covington Oct. 12-14.

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Kentucky Folklife Program hosting Bosnian Coffee Demo on March 7th

Feb 23rd, 2018

The Kentucky Folklife Program will be hosting a Bosnian coffee demonstration on March 7, 2018. Join us as Senida Husić, Dženana Kadrić, and Sanida Palavra prepare Bosnian coffee and discuss the importance of coffee and ćejf to Bosnian cul

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First Foodways Event Shows Culture in Coffee

Oct 27th, 2017

WKU Foodways graduate class taught by Dr. Ann Ferrell, coordinated the first of two Bosnian themed demonstrations. Attendees to the first were able to learn from Bosnian communities members about the importance of coffee to their culture.

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'A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green' opens Sept. 29

Sep 11th, 2017

The Kentucky Folklife Program announces the opening of the exhibit A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green at the Kentucky Museum on WKU’s campus. The Opening Reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Kentucky Museum. The exhi

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