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Southwest Folklife Alliance Offers Summer 2018 Workshops and Classes

Friday, May 18, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rosalind V. Rini Larson
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The Southwest Folklife Alliances announces This Is Folklife, a new educational series designed to share aspects of regional folklife with a wide variety of learners. Classes and workshops offer cultural immersion experiences (Up Close), focused explorations of culture in action (Unpacked), and skill-based trainings in folklife and ethnography (How To). This summer, the following four workshops will be offered:

 

Up Close: Sonoran Cuisine with Doña Matilde Santa Cruz & Folklorist Jim Griffith

Explore traditions of Sonoran cooking in Doña Matilda Santa Cruz’s outdoor kitchen. Folklorist Jim Griffith shares cultural context on the transfer of foodways traditions and heritage in the borderlands.

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
10am–2pm (4 hours)
Cost: $60, lunch included

Click here to register for Up Close: Sonoran Cuisine.

 

Unpacked: Country Music with Ethnomusicologist Kathryn Alexander

Go deep into country music as a genre, from its European and enslaved African origins to its use of cowboy archetypes to the development of “alternative countries” such as gay and drag country culture.

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Downtown Tucson, AZ
1–4pm (3 hours)
Cost: $45

Click here to resister for Unpacked: Country Music.

 

Up Close: In the Studio with Traditional Artists Alice Manuel and Ron Carlos

Visit the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and experience hands-on learning in basketmaking and pottery from master artists Alice Manuel and Ron Carlos, recipients of SFA Master-Apprentice Artist Awards.

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
10am–2pm (4 hours)
Cost: $60, lunch included

Click here to register for Up Close: In the Studio.

 

How to Think Like a Photographer with TMY Photographer Steven Meckler

Learn how a camera “sees,” how light can tell stories, and how to translate the 3D world into a 2D image. Designed for students who want to make better photographs and who already know how to use SLR cameras.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Downtown Tucson, AZ
1–4pm (3 hours)
Cost: $45

Click here to register for How to Think Like a Photographer.

 

Folklorist Special: Sign up for all 4 classes, $175. Register here for the special.

For more information, visit: https://www.southwestfolklife.org/learning-folklife/.



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