folk adj. of, originating among, or having to do with the common people, who transmit the general culture of the group through succeeding generations. -ery suffix forming nouns meaning "place for, art of, collection of," from M.E. -erie, from L. -arius.
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Lorie Ann CascaroLorie Ann "LA" Cascaro is a Mindanews correspondent, formerly a Staff Writer at the Edge Davao Business Paper. She also plays the guitar and sings in a band. Blog: LA Reveals | Twitter
Art Basel shows Filipino artworks at par globally

Art Basel shows Filipino artworks at par globally

HONG KONG—A red flag looks like that of a communist party at a distance. It has a sickle and, instead of a hammer, a wine glass. It was the work of London-based Filipino artist Pio Abad. Modern and contemporary art of Art Basel Hong Kong came in different forms and concepts that without looking at...
On the Lao side, Naga fireballs remain...

On the Lao side, Naga fireballs remain…

People swarm into a small village in Vientiane to see the Naga fireballs themselves despite others’ belief that the phenomenon is but a legend. VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews / 24 Octet) – Somewhere around 7 p.m., visitors and the villagers of Pakngum in Vientiane see hundreds of golden lanterns rising slowly beyond a full moon from...
From Joni to Lisa, folk fashion and music

From Joni to Lisa, folk fashion and music

Lisa Hannigan is the millennium’s new Joni Mitchell. Well, that’s how I’d like to put it because these female artists are both my favorites. I will be telling about them in more details, maybe later. But, for now, let me introduce to you dear readers, especially fellow folkniks, these two folk artists–one a Canadian, and...