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  • Collection: Mariposa Folk Festival

This item consists of an audio recording of The Original Sloth Band (Chris Whiteley, Ken Whiteley, Tom Evans) contextualizing the history of jugbands. Performances include a song "Travelin' Shoes?" by (Noah Lewis), "Where'd You Stay Last Night" (?)…

Item consists of audio recording of Enoch Kent hosting a workshop formed around the idea of big songs, referring to longstanding ballad or story traditions within songs and beginning with Kent performing "Willie's Rare" (trad.), Margaret McArthur…

Item consists of an audio recording of workshop about accompaniment to folk songs with Bram Morrison describing how to adapt the guitar during accompaniment. He performs "The Water is Wide" (trad.) as an example. Also contains Barry O'Neill…

Item consists of audio recording of a workshop hosted by Tony Barrand and beginning by giving a brief lecture about traditional tales and reciting a story of a Mr.Fox, followed by Grant Rogers telling a story about a village called "Yackville" and…

Consists of a audio recording of workshop explaining how to play dobro and slide guitar, hosted by Michael Cooney and Shelley Posen. Four songs performed with technical explanations and audience question and answer periods interspersed. The first…

Item consists of audio recording of workshop hosted by Malvina Reynolds about women and industry, women's rights and women's songs. Includes Vera Johnson performing an unknown song, and a volunteer Lissa Donner performing the traditional "Bread and…

Item consists of a nearly square-shaped poster for The Original Sloth Band, a regular act at the Mariposa Folk Festival. The poster has dark blue edges, framing a painting of a city street at night. The building in the foreground has a marquee dotted…

Item consists of a 20 page newsletter from 1977 titled "The Newsletter: A Mariposa Folk Festival Publication Special Program Edition '77" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron and with general support from Bill Garrett,…

Item consists of a 16 page newsletter from November 1977 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication Farewell Issue" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron with general Grit Laskin containing several…

Item consists of a 16 page newsletter from February 1977 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication Special Kid's Edition" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron with general support from the committee…

Item consists of a 20 page newsletter from November 1976 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron with general support from the committee (Bill Garrett, Grit…

Item consists of a 19 page newsletter from June 1976 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron with support from the committee (Grit Laskin, Joyce Yamamoto)…

Item consists of a 20 page newsletter from February 1976 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication" edited by Matthew Clark and Marilyn Koop, designed by Stew Cameron with general support from the committee (Tam Kearney, Grit Laskin,…

Item consists of a 14 page newsletter from June 1975 titled: "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication" edited by Paul Hornbeck and Marilyn Koop with support from Jamie Bell, Stew Cameron, Stan Dueck, Sharron Case, Tam Kearney, Harry…

Item consists of a 12 page newsletter from November 1974 titled "The Newsletter: Mariposa Folk Festival Publication" containing several articles including: an editorial, "After the Fact" by Estelle Klein, "Mariposa Presents Music in the Schools" by…

Item consists of a radio jingle advertising the Mariposa Folk Festival.

Item consists of the 29 page Mariposa Folk Festival program for 1966, held at Innis Lake, Ontario from 5-7 August, 1966. The program was edited by Anne Hershoran, assisted by programme advisor, Randy Ferris, with illustrations provided by Showcards…

Item consists of the 34 page Mariposa Folk Festival program for 1967, held near Innis Lake, Ontario from 11-13 August, 1967. The program was edited by Raymond Gallinger, and featured a cover design by Gary Preet. Program includes an illustrated…

Image of Alexandre Zelkin performing on guitar.