Today’s Events at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Tuesday July 2, 2008


Bhutan Kitchen: 11 a.m. Dragon Drinks: Tea and Alcohol; 12:00 p.m. Cattle God's Gifts: Butter and Cheese; 1 p.m. Taste of Bhutan; 3 p.m. Buckwheat Noodles; 4 p.m. Festive Foods

Four Friends Narrative Stage: 11 a.m. The Four Friends Story; 11:45 a.m. Bhutanese Architecture; 12:30 p.m. Life of Monks and Nuns; 1:15 p.m. Crops: From Farm to Family; 2 p.m. Images of Bhutan; 2:45 p.m. Gross National Happiness; 3:30 p.m. Birth, Death and Rebirth; 4:15 p.m. Moviemaking in Bhutan; 5 p.m. Storytelling

Tsechu Stage: 11 a.m. Traditional Bhutanese Music and Dance; 12:00 p.m. Ritual Monastic Dance; 1 p.m. Traditional Bhutanese Music and Dance; 2 p.m. Traditional Bhutanese Music and Dance; 3 p.m. Ritual Monastic Dance; 4 p.m. Teaching; 5 p.m. Closing Ritual


Exploration Stage: 11 a.m. NASA Pioneers; 11:45 a.m. Sun-Earth Connections; 12:30 p.m. Astronaut Adventures; 1:30 p.m. Probing the Planets; 2:15 p.m. Mysterious Universe; 3:15 p.m. NASA Art; 4 p.m. Astronaut Adventures; 4:45 p.m. Moon Bound

Food Lab: 11 a.m. Creating Menus for Space; 12 p.m. Packaging Food for Space; 1 p.m. Planning for the Moon and Mars; 2 p.m. Creating Menus for Space; 3 p.m. Packaging Food for Space; 4 p.m. Planning for the Moon and Mars

Galaxy Stage: 11 a.m. NASA and Nation; 11:45 a.m. Probing the Planets; 12:30 p.m. Moon Bound; 1:30 p.m. What on Earth?; 2:15 p.m. NASA and Popular Imagination; 3:15 p.m. Global NASA; 4 p.m. Space Shuttle; 4:45 p.m. Rocket Scientists


Dance Hall: 11:30 a.m. Tutu Jones and the Sound Crew; 12:30 p.m. James Hand; 1:30 p.m. C.J. Chenier; 2:30 p.m. Conjunto Los Angeles del Sur ; 3:30 p.m. The Original Soul Invaders; 4:30 p.m. Charles Thibodeaux and the Austin Cajun Aces

Lone Star Kitchen: 11 a.m. Home Canning; 12:15 p.m. West Texas Barbeque; 1:30 p.m. Czech Texan Cooking; 2:30 p.m. Cowboy Cooking; 3:30 p.m. Barbecue and Canning; 4:30 p.m. El Paso Mexican Cooking

Opry House: 11 a.m. Mariachi Los Arrieros; 12:00 p.m. The Quebe Sisters Band; 1 p.m. Charles Thibodeaux and the Austin Cajun Aces; 2 p.m. Mark Halata and Texavia; 3 p.m. James Hand; 4 p.m. Mariachi Los Arrieros

Texas Talk: 11:15 p.m. Polka Traditions; 12:15 p.m. Food in Remote Locations; 1:15 p.m. The Quartet Sound; 2:15 p.m. Women in the Wine Industry; 3:15 p.m. Dance Texas; 4:15 p.m. Texas-Style and Contest Fiddling

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