Folk River

Series produced by Rhonda J. Miller

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Folk River is the intersection of folk music, politics, society and culture.

Folk River is the intersection of folk music, politics, society and culture.

8 Pieces

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Folk music legend Pete Seeger celebrates his 94th birthday on May 3. Independent producer Rhonda Miller talks with David Dunaway, author of the See...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2013
  • Length: 16:41
Caption: Jan Luby at Stone Soup Coffeehouse , Credit: Rhonda Miller
Musicians in America's smallest state are kicking off a year-long project called Singing for Your Supper: The Rhode Island Hunger Project. The goal...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2010
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rodolfo Akel in the kitchen at West Hartford Town Hall during a dance., Credit: Courtesy of Sheila Browne
None of us knows when our heart will beat its last beat. For Rodolfo Akel that last beat came on the dance floor. Friends in the Cajun and Zydeco d...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2010
  • Length: 04:25
Caption: Deer Tick's John McCauley, Credit: Angela Rose Miller
Ten years before Woodstock and 40 years after, there's a weekend festival that's been a long time mixing politics, music and community - the Newpor...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2009
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: At Common Fence Music, it's bring your own picnic basket and bottle of wine. At the Gathering of Fiddlers & Fishermen, on stage are, from left, Ed McGuirl, Mike Fischman and MC Jacob Haller., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
While America continues to grieve over the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut and search for w...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 04:07
Caption: Magnolia Cajun band members Michelle Kaminsky & Alan Bradbury, Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
Cajun music and dance is thriving in New England. This is a tale of how Cajun music changed one man's life and the community Cajun has created.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2009
  • Length: 05:53
Caption: Cajun Zydeco festival producer Franklin Zawacki dances with Delilah Lee Lewis.  She is a member of the Cajun band The Creole Belles., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
The footprints of Franklin Zawacki are on the ground at Cajun and Zydeco festivals he produced in California and New England for three decades. Zaw...

  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 04:18
Caption: Crazy Heart author Thomas Cobb is a professor at Rhode Island College., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
With Crazy Heart winning Academy Awards for best actor and best original song, Rhode Island author Thomas Cobb says the seeds of his book were pla...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 04:00