September 25, 2018 @ 7:00PM — 9:30PM
A BLUEGRASS FILM EVENT FOR THE DC BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY & APPALSHOP FANS
Join us Tuesday, September 25 for an evening with Appalshop & a double feature of our very best Bluegrass films: The Ralph Stanley Story and Hazel Dickens: Its Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song. Filmmaker & Appalshop Founder Herby Smith with be on the scene with Appalshop Director Alex Gibson. Appalshop media & merch will be for sale and a Q & A with the filmmaker will follow our first feature, The Ralph Stanley Story.
Appalshop is proud to be in DC for an American Folklife Center event "Since 1968: Cultural Organizations, Programming and Documentation, and Community Enrichment in New York, Kentucky, and Washington D.C." on Monday, September 24 at 1 pm. The afternoon symposium explores the themes of cultural work, geography, and community as manifest in the history of three organizations who trace their beginnings to the swell of social change that emerged in 1968: the Center for Traditional Music and Dance, Appalshop, and the Drum and Spear Bookstore. This Monday event is at the Library of Congress, Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building and is free and open to the public!