Annual Meeting – 2021

When:
February 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
2021-02-28T16:00:00-05:00
2021-02-28T17:30:00-05:00
Where:
ZOOM
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Joe Karpen
828-215-2081
Annual Meeting - 2021 @ ZOOM

We are pleased to invite you to the 2021 annual meeting of the Old Farmers Ball.

We wish we could all be there in person – ZOOM will be our friend this year.

Agenda:
> Opening and welcome
> Acceptance of last years minutes
> Financial report and proposed budget for 2021
> Election of board members
> Discussion of racism in folk/dance music
– Presentation of background material
– Open discussion of where we go from here.
> Closing round

A-Zoom link will be sent out the day before the meeting to all on our mailing list.

Joe Karpen,
President – Old Farmers Ball

Attached:

The attached documents are in PDF format. View or download via the document link.

Discussion of racism in folk/dance music
Some background reading material for the discussion

These sources highlight the kinds/types of songs that this proposal will target and describes both the known/unknown harm of the music that persists and some of the reasons why.

Dinah, Put Down Your Horn: Blackface Minstrel Songs Don’t Belong in Music Class | by Dr. Katya Ermolaeva | GEN (medium.com)

Songs with a Questionable Past – Google Docs

O For Tuna Orff: Being Sensitive with Our Song Culture and History