Northwest Arts Review: 16 July, 2020

Jul 16, 2020

Norma Pintar, Mexican folk dancing during a Dia de los Muertos celebration. Norma is a recipient of an inaugural 2021 Folk & Traditional Arts Fellowship. (Photo Arlie Sommer.)
Dan Ansotegui, Basque Tradition Bearer. Dan was a recipient of the 2019 National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Award. (Photo Gregg Mizuta.)
ydney Anderson’s belt buckle. Sydney is the recipient of a 2021 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program award. She will work with master silversmith Dave Alderson for a year to build her skills and techniques.
Musician, composer and producer, Philip Aaberg

On this week's Northwest Arts Review, a conversation with the Idaho Arts Commission's Director of Folk and Traditional Arts, Steven Hatcher, also Chris Maccini lets us know about a special virtual event mounted by Auntie's Bookstore this weekend, we'll hear a musical tribute on the 100th birthday anniversary of a legendary Spokane teacher, Margie May Ott, and Nathan Weinbender lets us know about a pair of new films that paint a less than ideal portrait of 1950s America.

Steven Hatcher, Director of Folk and Traditional Arts for the Idaho Arts Commission