Folklorist speaks April 21 at Hood River Library

Learn about folklife and some of the people in your community who practice traditional crafts and skills. The Oregon Folklife Network presents Folklife in your community by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.

The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Hood River County Library District at 541-386-2535, info@hoodriver

library.org, or visit their website at hoodriverlibrary.org.

A veteran folklorist, Nusz was previously the Director of the Oregon Folklife Program, which was part of the Oregon Historical Society until 2009. She is known for her stellar fieldwork, public programming, exhibits, and curriculum development. Since leaving the Oregon Folklife Program, she has done some contract work for UNESCO in Paris, France, and is very excited to be meeting old friends and interviewing new ones in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge region.

Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts of the Oregon Folklife Network. The Oregon Folklife Network is administered by the University of Oregon and is supported in part by grants from the Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Historical Society, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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