Found/Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project

Found Magazine: The creators of Found Magazine take other people’s trash and turn them into a collection of America’s collective self-conscious. Host Melinda Penkava talks with Peter Rothbart, who helped his brother Davy Rothbart create Found Magazine and put together the book “FOUND: the Best, Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World” (Simon & Schuster/May 2004). Listener call-in. (47:00)

Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project: Founded in 1966 by Anne Romaine and Bernice Johnson Reagon (also the founder of the a capella singing group Sweet Honey in the Rock,) the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project (SFCRP) was a tour of black and white traditional musicians throughout the South from the 1960s until the late 1980s. The group gave voice to many of the issues surrounding racial equality and justice in the south. Produced piece by Allyn Meredith, an archivist at the Southern Folklife Collection. (12:00)

Commentary: Krispy Kreme may have corporate struggles of late, but the closing of a store in downtown Greensboro is not in the same class as the other problems, says Justin Catanoso, the executive editor of the Triad Business Journal. (4:00)

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