Folk Studies http://wkyufm.org en Flying Frog Farm Reunion in Allen County, Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/flying-frog-farm-reunion-allen-county-kentucky <p>The Flying Frog Farm was a commune set up in Allen County, Kentucky in the early 1970s. In this program we hear from some of its members, many of whom reconvened at the farm recently to celebrate the group's 40th anniversary.</p><p>This is the last in the occasional series of radio features about local culture in South Central Kentucky, produced by Rachel Hopkin. Rachel recently completed her graduate studies in the WKU Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:52:19 +0000 Rachel Hopkin 18038 at http://wkyufm.org Flying Frog Farm Reunion in Allen County, Kentucky Kentucky Folklife Archives on the Way to WKU http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-folklife-archives-way-wku <p>The Kentucky Folklife Program is moving to Western Kentucky University's Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology. The program's director will be Brent Bjorkman, who completed graduate work in folk studies at Western in 1998 and worked with the Kentucky Folklife Program in Frankfort and as associate director of the American Folklore Society. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 13:08:09 +0000 Associated Press 17612 at http://wkyufm.org Basket Making in Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/basket-making-kentucky <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1496229539-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1496229539-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1496229539-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wkyu/local-wkyu-962029.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Bowling Green, KY – South Central Kentucky has a rich and unique basket making tradition. WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin explores this heritage in an hour-long documentary produced for WKU Public Radio.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:17:32 +0000 Rachel Hopkin 5853 at http://wkyufm.org Basket Making in Kentucky