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Southern Folklife Collection

Southern Folklife Collection
Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library
UNC Chapel Hill

5:30 PM – Talk: "Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics"

In Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics, old-time musician and flatfoot dancer Phil Jamison journeys into the past and surveys the present to tell the story behind the square dances, step dances, reels, and other forms of dance practiced in southern Appalachia. From the Shoo-fly Swing to the Virginia Reel, Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics reinterprets an essential aspect of Appalachian culture.

Free and open to the public

Information: Liza Terll, Friends of the Library   (919) 548-1203

Parking is available in most campus lots after 5 p.m.

Earlier Event: August 9
Southern Week at Ashokan
Later Event: October 7
Berkeley Contra Dance