Winter 2021-22
From the Editor

Hearing Each Other’s Voices

By Julie Lancaster

When our most recent issue came out, in June 2019, we didn’t know what the next two and a half years would bring. We found out. Continue Reading

Blato Zlato’s second album features both modern interpretations of Balkan folk traditions and new, original compositions written in Bulgarian about the band members’ lives in New Orleans, highlighting such themes as the omnipresence of water in their home town, intense-yet-magical stormy periods of light and darkness, and having one's heart torn between two places. Learn more at

Lou Carrig - accordion, vocals; Ian Cook - violin; Ruby Corbyn-Ross - vocals, riq; Janie Cowan - upright bass; Annalisa Kelly - vocals; and Boyanna Trayanova - tapan (percussion).

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