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2011 NEA National Heritage Awards

Desert Dancer 25 Jun 11 - 03:09 PM
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Subject: 2011 NEA National Heritage Awards
From: Desert Dancer
Date: 25 Jun 11 - 03:09 PM

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2011 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Recipients

The 2011 NEA National Heritage Fellowship recipients are:

Laverne Brackens, Quilter
   Born in Butler, TX; lives in Fairfield, TX)
Bo Dollis, Mardi Gras Indian Chief
   Born in New Orleans, LA; lives in New Orleans, LA)
*Jim Griffith, Folklorist
   Born in Santa Barbara, CA; lives in Tucson, AZ)
Roy and PJ Hirabayashi, Taiko Drum Leaders
   (Roy Hirabayashi was born in Berkeley, CA; PJ Hirabayashi was born
    in Ross, CA; both live in San Jose, CA)
Ledward Kaapana, Ukulele and slack key guitarist
   Born in Kalapana, HI; lives in Kaneohe, HI)
Frank Newsome, Old Regular Baptist singer
   Born in Pike County, KY; lives in Haysi, VA)
Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro, Pandeiro player and percussionist
   Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; lives in Los Angeles, CA)
Warner Williams, Piedmont blues songster
   Born in Takoma Park, MD; lives in Gaithersburg, MD)
Yuri Yunakov, Bulgarian saxophonist
   Born in Haskovo, Bulgaria; lives in Bloomfield, NJ)

*Jim Griffith is the recipient of the Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellowships award. The Bess Lomax Hawes Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the preservation and awareness of cultural heritage.

So proud to see Tucsonan Jim Griffith has been honored!

~ Becky in Tucson


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Subject: RE: 2011 NEA National Heritage Awards
From: Dan Schatz
Date: 26 Jun 11 - 01:04 AM

All right for Warner Williams!

Dan


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Subject: RE: 2011 NEA National Heritage Awards
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Jul 11 - 01:58 PM

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Subject: RE: 2011 NEA National Heritage Awards
From: ChanteyLass
Date: 05 Jul 11 - 12:29 AM

Interesting list. Thanks for posting.


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