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Iconography at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Church in Albany, New Yok by Efthimios Altin Stoja. Efthimios began working at Saint Sophia Church in 2006
After moving to the United States, Ray Amato, Sr. started shoeing at the racetrack in 1940. Ray Amato is a second generation farrier, or horse-shoer, as he is known in the parlance of the thoroughbred racetrack.
This is a photograph of Suzanne Hesselson, posing with freshly baked crumb buns.
Folklorist Maria Kennedy interviews Marty Morris and Diane Richards about their Cider Pressing in the Finger Lakes National Forest
The St. Joseph's Day Table is a primarily Italian American tradition that honors the saint on his feast day, March 19. It recalls the answer to prayers for rain from drought-stricken faithful in Sicily in the Middle Ages, and their subsequent offering of a meal for travelers, strangers, the poor and the entire community in thanksgiving. This slideshow gives a sampling of the food traditions associated with the holiday, their symbolism and current practice in western New York.
Amidst COVID-19, many arts practices, including performances, workshops, lessons, and discussions, have moved online. This is a resource for artists and consultants who wish to livestream practices. It also calls to attention the process of tradition and traditional arts as practices move from in-person to digital spaces.
Simon Shaheen discusses the Oud and performs the Rahbani Brothers song "La Enta Habibi" with Hanna Mirhige on darbuka and tambourine.
Simon Shaheen and Hanna Mirhige perform Near Eastern Traditional Music at the Bay Ridge Public Library as part of the 1989 Brooklyn Folk Arts and Artists Series.