Company of Folk News


Illinois quilter Edna Patterson-Petty will present a fabric collage workshop at the Tarble Arts Center April 26

Titled “Fabric Delight,” the workshop is open to young and old alike.  Participants will be guided to use their creativity to create a fabric collage.  The goal is to relax, have fun and create!  Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent, grandparent or other adult, and adults are encouraged to participate whether they come with a youngster or … Read More


From Generation to Generation artists at Celebration 2014, April 26-27 in Charleston, Illinois

CHARLESTON, IL—Performing at Celebration will be White Mule and another third-generation old-time string band, the Embarras Valley Haymakers (Cliff Harrison, and Jesse and Levi Woollen-Danner), plus the Mexican heritage dance ensemble Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico.  The performances will start at 1pm on Saturday, April 26, on the Celebration stage.


Also at Celebration will be a fabric collage workshop presented by quilter … Read More


B-Real Workshops and Symposium at Columbia College Chicago

Expanding and elaborating on its presentation of hip-hop artists in February 2014, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, partnering with the college’s School of Fine and Performing Arts and Radio Department, continues its 40th season with “B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements,” a convergence of local, national and international hip hop and house dance music workshops, performances and conversations … Read More