Treasures from the attic: Viva Voce Records
The history of Viva Voce Records of Dublin, Ireland, is discussed in relation to Irish music recording. Highlights of the Viva Voce recordings include 'James Morrison: The Professor,' 'Fluters of Old Erin: Flute Piccolo and Whistle Recordings of the 1920s and 30s,' 'John McKenna: His Original Recordings,' 'Michael Coleman 1891-1945: Ireland's Most Influential Traditional Musician of the 20th Century,' 'William Mullaly: The First Irish Concertina Player to Record,' 'Packie Dolan: The Forgotten Fiddle Player of the 1920s,' and 'The Flanagan Brothers: The Tunes We Like To Play on Paddy's Day.'
Publication Name: Journal of American Folklore
"Down for La Raza": barrio art T-shirts, Chicano pride, and cultural resistance
Mexican-American barrio T-shirts depicting mural-like images of historical, religious or cultural themes represent Chicano pride and resistance to Euro-American oppression. The T-shirts skillfully combine aspects of pop culture, art, and social history to articulate community pride and an ongoing social struggle. Commonly used images involve religious icons such as the Virgin of Guadalupe, pre-Columbian art, low-riders, and jail images.
Publication Name: Journal of Folklore Research
Tracking down stolen treasures
Artifact, the new board game is reviewed in which priceless objects are supposed to be repatriated and it borrows elements from old favorites: quizzes on facts from Trivial Pursuit.
Publication Name: Archaeology
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