Florida Folklife Program at the Peck Center
Aug 02, 2013 02:00AM
The Florida Folklife Program, a component of the Florida Department of State's Division of Historical Resources, documents and presents the folklife, folklore, and folk arts of the state. The Florida Folklife Program (FFP) coordinates a wide range of activities and projects designed to increase the awareness of Floridians and visitors alike about our traditional culture.
On Tuesday, August 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., The Florida Folklife Program will present a Folk Forum at the Peck Community Center. Demonstrators include African American hymnists Deacon Lawrence Williams and Laura Rhodes, net-maker Billy Burbank, hip-hop artists Mal Jones and Paten Locke, eco-shrimping tour guide Kevin McCarthy, and state folklorist Blaine Waide.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (850) 245-6427 or visit www.flheritage.com.