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  • Julie Michutka
    ... Now there s a surprise: the contact person (author s daughter) lives in the same town as I do! Julie Michutka [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 54 , Feb 28, 2011
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      On Feb 26, 2011, at 12:18 PM, votrubam wrote:
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      > <http://www.theabandonedones.com/>

      Now there's a surprise: the contact person (author's daughter) lives
      in the same town as I do!

      Julie Michutka

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    • Armata, Joseph R
      Nope! Next year s schedule won t be available until early next year. Next year s fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center. Joe
      Message 54 of 54 , May 19, 2011
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        Nope! Next year's schedule won't be available until early next year. Next year's fest is set for May 18-20, Monroeville Convention Center.

        Joe


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        > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of LongJohn Wayne
        > Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:22 AM
        > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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        > Is there a tentative schedule for next year?
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        > --- On Fri, 5/13/11, Armata, Joseph R <armata@...> wrote:
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        > From: Armata, Joseph R <armata@...>
        > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
        > To: "Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com" <Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com>
        > Date: Friday, May 13, 2011, 11:57 AM
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        > It seems the festival has been getting smaller each year. I
        > remember the huge crowds at the downtown convention center, but each
        > year it's less of a turnout, with fewer groups participating. We'll
        > see what happens this year.
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        > I recognize Roman Niznik's name, not from the festival, but because he
        > donated several very nice Slovak costumes to the Tamburitzan museum (I
        > worked there for a year, helping catalog the collection). There also
        > were some Moravian ones they had from Podluzi and the Kopanice area
        > that he might have donated too, I'm not sure about that. It's nice
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        > Nick Jordanoff passed away in 2009, but the Bulgarians are still one of
        > the stronger groups at the festival, and their performance always
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        > The Slovaks of course have been very good the past few years. According
        > to the online schedule, they perform tomorrow (Saturday).
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        > > From: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Slovak-
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        > > World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Inez Giles
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        > > Subject: RE: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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        > > Joe, thanks for posting the link to the Pittsburgh Folk Festival.
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        > > about a flood of old memories.. I used to perform with the Pittsburgh
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        > > Slovakians - under Roman and Marie Niznik and with the Israeli and
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        > > I can remember the SRO audience at the Civic Area for every night of
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        > > the festival. It was fun to hear the audience sing along when we were
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        > > performing "an old favorite." And we had international folk dancing
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        > > going on in the hallways with the strolling musicians. There was a
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        > > Thanks again, Joe, for the trip down memory lane. - Inez (who wishes
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        > > [mailto:Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Armata, Joseph R
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        > > Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 8:54 AM
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        > > To: Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
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        > > Subject: [Slovak-World] Pittsburgh Folk Festival this weekend
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        > > For those in Western PA area, the Pittsburgh Folk Fest is this
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