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Video: Morgan Sexton documentary to be shown at Appalachian Folk and Heritage Conference

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 02:25 PM

Here's a video of the late, great Kentucky banjoist Morgan Sexton performing. The first Kentucky Folk and Heritage Conference, that runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the John P. Stephens Cultural Arts Center at Raceland-Worthington High School in Raceland, Ky., will feature a couple Appalshop documentary films including "Morgan Sexton: Bull Creek Banjo Player" at 10 a.m. Saturday. Sexton won the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Award, among other awards. The day-long interactive public forum on Appalachian folk culture features free live music, an heirloom seed swap by The Tri-State Area Seed Savers, traditional craft demonstrations, booths by the Boyd County and Greenup County Master Gardeners and more. Go online at http://appalachianconference.weebly.com/ for more information.