Talking Across the Lines Through Folklife

Loomis Village 20 Bayon Dr, South Hadley, MA, United States

Journey with Michael and Carrie Kline through their lives as gatherers of local folklife. They will play spoken history field recordings and excerpts from the Talking Across the Lines podcast and tell stories that paint portraits of hidden lives in rural America, including Massachusetts.

Appalachia History Through Story and Song

Loomis Village 20 Bayon Dr, South Hadley, MA, United States

Hear the crackly voices of Appalachian rememberers tell their history. Feel an old song tingle your spine. Delve into the role of traditional wit and wisdom in local survival. Travel the ages through the Klines’ collected fieldwork and live musical renderings. Feel the tensions of mountain history. Celebrate the tenacity of local tradition.