Friday, June 16, 2006

Folk Music in St. Petersburg, Florida

Just returned from a week long workshop on Florida Folklife hosted by the Florida Humanities Council. The Laotian community entertained us with stories, dance, and a live band. The bamboo instrument is a type of mouth harp, and it and the drum provided a solid beat for the angel dancers.
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