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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, July 06, 1978, Page 1, Image 1

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1 T mile HEEL i if Thursday, July 6, 1978, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Volume 85, No. 6 a jest Point on the Eno is ll quiet once again. The If If ' 1978 N.C. Folkhfe " Festival has come and gone. The plucking, strumming, story swapping, soft drink slurping, clogging, clapping, quilting and crafting celebration is but a memory for some. For others the celebration is a way of life that moves on with them wherever they go... Stanley T. Hicks, mountain minstrel and craftsman, strums many a sizzling ditty on the silvery steel strings of his handmade dulcimer. Stanley is not only a musician and craftsman, but also a storyteller and dancer who stomps, shuffles and high-kicks his way through buck dances with a zesty spirit that belies his 67 years. Stanley is one of over three hundred musicians and craftsmen and women who participated in the N.C. Folklife Festival held in Durham, July 1-4. Stanley and his wife make their home in Vilas, a town tucked away in a Stone Mountain Valley. He left the hills for a few days to share his knowledge and show his talents to the folks who came to see and hear. continued on page 12

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