Folk

Hector Saldivar Brings Mexican Folk Arts to East Tennessee

Inside Appalachia Folkways reporter Katie Myers travels to Lenoir City, Tennessee to speak with award-winning artist Hector Saldivar, and his apprentice Ariel, about bringing Mexican folk art to the hills of east Tennessee.

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January 27, 1933: Folk Artist Connard Wolfe Born in Kanawha County

Folk artist Connard Wolfe was born at Standard in Kanawha County on January 27, 1933. The self-taught sculptor started carving wood and stone after being…

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LISTEN: Artist Cris Jacobs Drops "Color Where You Are" Album

"I think sometimes we just look way too past the present and are sort of blinded to...our ability to create beauty in the present." That was the…

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Listen: Aoife O'Donovan on NPR's Mountain Stage

Spellbinding folk with a captivating voice. It would only make sense for such a performance by Aoife O'Donovan to be titled "Magic Hour," one of the many…

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