Yevgeny Alexandrovich Yevtushenko--
"Cowboy Poet"

Western Folklife Center Happenings

There will be a special screening of our Healing the Warrior's Heart video at the Salt Lake City Public Library Marmalade Branch, 280 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 PM - 8:30 pm MDT! Producer Taki Telonidis will introduce the video and take questions after. Read More.

Let's Dance! returns to its twice-monthly schedule at the Western Folklife Center - be sure to check the event calendar for updates as to lessons and more!

The new Moving Rural Verse - DVD is available in the Gift Shop. Visit us at 501 Railroad Street, Elko, or call 775-738-7508, extension 234 (Toll Free at 1-888-880-5885) to order. Read More about Moving Rural Verse.

Be sure to add the monthly Southwind concerts to your event calendar: there's always room to dance in the Pioneer Saloon.

Featured Video

With the coming of Spring, ranchers everywhere are checking their water sources and preparing for the growing season ahead. Peter Church gives a quick lesson in this 2003 Ranch Communications video for the Western Folklife Center.

Featured Audio

As April comes to a close, we feature "The Ghost of April, 1978" by Carolyn Dufurrena, from our Ranch Rhymes podcast in 2009. The featured poem was recorded at the the 2002 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, and is from the Western Folklife Center Archival collection.

Click the image to visit the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering!

Click the image to visit the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering!

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