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Nevada’s Folk Culture Captured in Historic Radio and Video Project

“Home Means Nevada: Folklife in the Silver State” is a 13-part radio series from 1986 presents vignettes of Nevada’s multi-faceted folk culture. The shows were produced from recordings made on location—in the artists’ home, places of work, and at public gatherings. The series is now made available via digitization and video production, using photos from the original […]

Historic radio series chronicles Nevada folklife

Nearly 30 years ago, the Nevada Arts Council and its partners created a radio series that would chronicle Nevada folk heritage. The show included experts in local arts that include bit and spur making, the language of gaming, neon glass blowing, cradle-boarding, and more. In celebration of the state’s 150th birthday, the full 13-episode series “Home Means […]