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News stories tagged with "folk-art"

Maria, age 17, as the process begins
Maria, age 17, as the process begins

Before The Prom, The Coiffure

This is high school prom season in the North Country. "Prom" is an important ritual for many girls and their moms - an opportunity to indulge in fashion and glamour. Despite counter-trends toward grunge, Goth or gowns made of duct tape -- the night demands a lovely dress, fresh flowers, and great hair. Prom hair can be a sort of folk art when practiced by the best and most experienced stylists. Brian Mann went behind the chair at a Saranac Lake salon for our story.  Go to full article

Amish Quilts Take Center Stage in Sackets Harbor

Todd Moe talks with St. Lawrence University English professor and quilting expert Susan Ward.  Go to full article

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