Safe Risks & Radical Aspirations

How to Re-think a Folklife Festival during a Pandemic by Dr. Maribel Alvarez By definition, festivals entail risk. Best known as “occasions for feasting, revelry,…

More Than It Seems

Seamstresses Stitch Love and Culture into Masks and Clothing by Kimi Eisele Growing up, Grace Beltran, who was raised by her grandmother in the City…

The Witches of Talpa

A New Mexico writer looks back on the the mysterious power of women in her neighborhood by Karen Vargas Last week, some vatos on a…

ClimateLore


Essays

Harvesting Cholla: The Pleasures of Intangible Heritage

Audio essay by Kimi Eisele | May 2020

Mila’s Meditations

Audio essay by Ruxandra Guidi | April 2020


End-of-Life Care


Master Artists

Thinking like a Folklorist

Remapping LA

by Alison M. De La Cruz On April 17, 2019, ArtChangeUS: Arts in a Changing America convened nearly 400 arts and cultural workers for ReMap LA, a Cultural Equity Summit at…