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UMBC and Maryland Traditions Panel Presentation on Sustaining Living Traditions - 4pm, Mar 30, 2011

UMBC and Maryland Traditions Panel Presentation on Sustaining Living Traditions - 4pm, Mar 30, 2011

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Maryland Traditions: A Panel Presentation March 30, 2011 – UMBC Library Gallery – 4:00 p.m. Join UMBC for a conversation with representatives of Maryland's only statewide program to sustain living traditions through documentation and presentation. Maryland Traditions folklorists from Western Maryland, Eastern Shore, and the Capitol region share their efforts along with self-taught Jazz pianist Lafayette Gilchrist, recipient of Maryland Traditions' Master and Apprentice awards.

March 22, 2011News

Maryland Traditions: A Panel Presentation

Join UMBC for a conversation with representatives of Maryland's only statewide program to sustain living traditions through documentation and presentation. Maryland Traditions folklorists from Western Maryland, Eastern Shore, and the Capitol region share their efforts along with self-taught Jazz pianist Lafayette Gilchrist, recipient of Maryland Traditions' Master and Apprentice awards.

ELAINE EFF and CLIFF MURPHY, Co-directors, Maryland Traditions

KARA ROGERS THOMAS, Folklorist, Frostburg State University

CYNTHIA BYRD, Curator, Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury

MARK PURYEAR, Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

LAFAYETTE GILCHRIST, Maryland Traditions Apprentice

Sponsors: Dresher Center for the Humanities and the Orser Center for the Study of Place, Community and Culture