Great Lakes Folk Festival–and its successors? // John Kloswick
A “hiatus” for MSU’s and East Lansing’s folklife festival this year would be a mistake, especially since the festival has been moving in the right direction in recent years by returning to its roots as a regional chapter, as it were, of the Smithsonian’s Festival of American Folklife. This format will not appeal to everybody, but, while P. T. Barnum’s museum aimed to draw as many suckers as possible through the turnstiles, our principal aim is education.
Since the land-grant tradition which Mark Auslander … Read more →