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2016 July 07
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CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Brett McNish Lemon grass? Chilies? Aloe? Roses? How do plants and traditional knowledge impact our sense of place? Brett McNish of Smithsonian Gardens will talk about what people plant to make their houses feel like homes.

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1976 July 5
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CFCH.SFF.1976
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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2017 July 01
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CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Janet M. Davis (presenter); Dominique Jando; Janet Davis; Rodney Huey The Big Apple Circus opened in 1977 in New York City, bringing a focus on community engagement and programs like Clown Care to the circus world. In June 2016, they had to file for bankruptcy. But the Big Apple Circus was revived once more in 2017, just in time for its fortieth an...

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2017 July 02
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CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Janet Davis (presenter); Janet Davis; Rodney Huey; Adam Woolley Among circus troupes, it is not uncommon for circus traditions to be passed down from generation to generation. Circus artists who have grown up in the circus will share how it has defined their identity, often from the moment of their conception.

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2017 July 03
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CFCH.SFF.2017
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Rodney Huey (presenter); Dominique Jando; Dan Butler; Adam Woolley; Jennifer Lemmer-Posey; Rodney Huey When a circus performer is on stage, they often have to take on a persona or character that adds depth to their act. Members of a variety of troupes will discuss their own circus personalities and how they make them stand out.