EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

 Coming Soon…..

 

Photo of the band, Mixed Roots with Logo's from New York Folklore and The Linda

New York Folklore presents Mixed Roots

When: February 12th beginning at 3 pm.

Where: WAMC’s The Linda 339 Central Ave, Albany, NY 

The first event in a free, three-part showcase of the Capital Region’s diverse folk music traditions will feature Mixed Roots at WAMC’s The Linda . Tickets can be reserved at https://www.thelinda.org/event/new-york-folklore-presents-mixed-roots/ use the code “Folklore” for free tickets.

Mixed Roots is a multi-part band which plays AfroBeat and Reggae under the leadership of drummer, George. George grew up in Accra, Ghana, where he learned and practiced traditional African beats. Gideon, the keyboarding specialist is originally from Nigeria. Guitarist Pete is local to upstate New York, and the hand percussionist, TT, is from Ghana, the bass lines you hear are from Jah Red. The horn section features locals Dave, Catherine, and Scott. The band plays with energy emerging from their- mixed roots.

Exhibit Panels and embroidered dresses hang on a wall

Quilted Thread: Colorful Cards and Quilts

When: November 10, 2022 through March 2023

Where: New York Folklore Gallery, 129 Jay Street, Schenectady NY

Beth Taylor has been around creative endeavors of music, sewing, painting, and metal work since childhood and now creates fiber art, wall hangings, religious paraments, and greeting cards using new and recycled materials.

Ms. Taylor’s work will be on display at New York Folklore’s Gallery of New York Artists through March, 2023, and the gallery is located at 129 Jay Street on the pedestrian walkway.

The opening reception of Quilted Thread: Colorful Cards and Quilts will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 4PM until 6PM at New York Folklore’s gallery located at 129 Jay Street, Schenectady.  Light refreshments will be offered.

 

New York Folklore is open 10AM to 3:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, and 10AM to 2PM Sundays. Please contact us at [email protected], by telephone 518-346-7008, or our contact page.