On Our Plates: Babylon

On our plates: Fresh tabouleh from Babylon, a halal restaurant in Bowling Green, KY. The restaurant reflects the owners' Iraqi heritage by serving up popular Middle Eastern dishes.

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Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass & Beyond

In collaboration with the WKU Cultural Enhancement Series, the Kentucky Folklife Program is excited to host "Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass Music and Beyond," a showcase of Kentucky's traditional acoustic music, on April 16 from noon to 6 p.m. Featured performers include Dale Ann Bradley, Kentucky Wild Horse, Mt. Victor Revue, The Pennyrilers, The Carmonas, Becky & the Butler County … Continue reading Kentucky Strings: Bluegrass & Beyond

Paddy Bowman Visits WKU

KFP and the Department of Folk Studies & Anthropology are excited to welcome Paddy Bowman, director of Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education, to Western for a short residency during the month of April. In addition to working with students and faculty, Bowman will give a public presentation entitled "Dress to Express" … Continue reading Paddy Bowman Visits WKU

Spring 2015 Pioneer Cabin Concert

The Kentucky Folklife Program is excited to welcome 2001 NEA National Heritage Fellow Eddie Pennington and his son, Alonzo Pennington, to the cabin on Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m. for this semester's Pioneer Cabin Concert. Recognized among his peers as one of the best living thumb-style guitarists, Eddie plays in the style of Western Kentucky's … Continue reading Spring 2015 Pioneer Cabin Concert

Fall Pioneer Cabin Concert

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology announce this fall’s Pioneer Cabin Concert. In continuation of our efforts to promote the work of traditional Kentucky artists and performers, we are pleased to welcome local neo-soul singer and guitarist Lauren Cunningham on Sunday, September 28th, at 4 p.m. Cunningham’s stripped-down, feel-good performances … Continue reading Fall Pioneer Cabin Concert