Today was a fun fieldwork day. We popped over to Behar Café to sample their cevapi, burek, & coffee, and to check out some of the food items they carry. Behar is a Bosnian restaurant and grocery in Bowling Green, KY that specializes in cooking and selling items important to Bosnian foodways traditions, such as sausage and pita.
Yesterday, @wku photographer Clinton Lewis stopped by to photograph the Husic family’s ćilim. The woven rug will be part of the upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, set to open September 29th at the Kentucky Museum.
Ever wonder what goes into to creating a museum exhibit? A lot! Here’s a sneak peak of our upcoming exhibit, A Culture Carried: Bosnians in Bowling Green, which is currently under construction. The exhibit will open September 29th at the Kentucky Museum.
Our Folklife Specialist, Virginia, found a little Kentucky at a Portland, Oregon farmer’s market, where a booth was selling “Kentucky Colonel Mint.” Even folks in Portland know you need to have fresh mint for those juleps on Derby Day! Have fun celebrating tomorrow!
Thanks to all those who supported the Log Cabin Bluegrass Jam during this academic year! It was a joy to have our cabin so full of music and laughs! We’re taking a break from the jam over the summer, but check back in August for updates on next year’s jam. Until then, keep pickin’ and grinnin’! #kyfolklife #bluegrass #folkmusic from Instagram: http://ift.tt/2q7ddga
Still thinking about all the kimchi we got to try last week! It was such a treat hosting Kyu Frohman of Radcliff, Kentucky to hear her share stories about making and eating kimchi. Frohman demonstrated how to make a cucumber, a radish, and a cabbage kimchi, all of which, we can assure you, were mighty tasty!
A snap of KFP director Brent Björkman with master luthier Doug Naselroad, this year’s recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. Björkman presented Naselroad with the award at this year’s Kentucky Crafted: The Market, hosted by the @kyartscouncil. #kyfolklife #luthiery #kentucky
Don’t forget, today is the last day to apply to be a part of the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange 2017 cohort! Find the link in our profile. #kyfolklife #kyrux2017
As part of @wku‘s International Year of South Korea, the Kentucky Folklife Program and @wku_folkstudies are hosting Kyu Frohman tomorrow, 4/27, for a Kimchi Demonstration at 4pm in the Confucius Institute Kitchen on WKU’s main campus! Kyu will share memories about family traditions tied to making and eating kimchi, and she will demonstrate how to make a couple of varieties. This event is free and open to the public. The above photograph is from WKU-Elizabethtown’s 2016 event with Kyu.
For more information and directions, click here.
We’re live from Kentucky Crafted: The Market in Lexington. At noon, join us at the Kentucky Stage as we present the Homer Ledford Award, followed by a live taping of the Knott Downtown Radio Hour. More photographs from the event to come soon!