Our Festival and website updates

The Heartland Traditional Music and Dance Festival, aka CDSS Centennial Tour Stop concluded a few days ago.  The large event ran very smoothly and provided an array of options for participants. Website updates were recently completed, adding a photo gallery from the festival’s events that can be accessed by clicking here.   A new page has also been added about American Folklife that comes from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.   It can be accessed by clicking on this link. Lawrence Folk will be focusing on the non-profit application process and will be giving immediate attention to the building opportunity that is currently...

Updates – Festival time is approaching

Our festival committee has been very busy working on various details related to the upcoming big festival.   All of the festival related items are up to date and will continue to be updated as needed. The schedule, descriptive catalogue of activities, registration information, etc., are available by clicking this link.  The early bird registration deadline has been extended to November...

Festival promotional video completed

Our promotional video for the Heartland Traditional Music and Dance Festival has been completed and uploaded.   With much appreciation for the many hours of work involved with the editing process, Greg Allen has produced a fine publicity film for our event.   Not only does it show what to expect with the upcoming event, it also encapsulates the rich folklife that exists in our community. In other news, the committee is finalizing the schedule and registration information for the event.  That information should be available within a few...

Website refined another notch

Since the last posting, pages have been cleaned up, more photos added, links cleaned up, etc.   It will be a while before the community calendar application is added.  Hopefully by the end of the summer some progress will be made on that aspect of the new site.     Meanwhile, stay tuned for the upcoming Heartland Traditional Music and Dance Festival, November 17 to...