Song of El Sur

As Mexicans have made the South their permanent, instead of temporary, home, more tunes are beginning to incorporate it as a setting.

SFA Films at Oxford Film Festival

Join us for screenings of four SFA films by Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey at the 2017 Oxford Film Festival.

In These Fields: A Folk Opera

For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.

2016 Centro Cultural Tamale Festival

On Saturday, September 24th from 2-6 p.m., Centro Cultural in Memphis partners with Caritas Village to host their annual Tamale Fest fundraising and cultural event.

Celebrate Labor Day with Otha Turner

In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi.

The Pie Wagon - David Biggs - Tabasco Guardians of the Tradition: Nashville, TN - Nashville Eats

The Pie Wagon in Nashville

Food and music. When it comes to Nashville, the two industries have more in common than you might think.

The SFA Take(s) Five

We love reading the contributions of folks in our field, and we dig it when we come across surprise shout-outs to our own work.