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We’re so happy to present our NEW video, “Home“! We are Kentucky artists sharing music, dance, food, and a big party! Some folks don’t realize that Kentucky is a place with much cultural diversity to share, and we’re working to change that. Our group, Cornbread & Tortillas, is a collective of Appalachian and Latino artists, […]

From Appalachia to Latin America: Kentucky’s Cultural Diversity

I’ve been having a blast learning new steps and creating fusion dance with my new niece, Paulina Vazquez. (My nephew has excellent taste!) We have been collaborating as part of the Cornbread & Tortillas project.

Kentucky meets Mexico

Do you ever have so much going on that you don’t know whether you’re coming or going? That’s what the last few months have been like for me, but I have loved it all because I have seen firsthand that no matter how much craziness might be going on in the world, there are still […]

Whirlwind!

I want to thank and congratulate all the wonderful artists who came together, including the amazing Casa de la cultura hispana and Appalatin, to help create the first Cornbread & Tortillas event, for which we recently received this award from the Kentucky Arts Council for “using arts of all disciplines to explore the intersections between […]

Cornbread & Tortillas wins a smARTY award!

Cornbread & Tortillas, an artistic and cultural collaboration between songwriter/dancer Carla Gover, fusion band Appalatin, and other theater artists and dancers continues after a successful inaugural event in Lexington, KY this past August, presented in conjunction with Casa de la cultura hispana. Cornbread & Tortillas is a storied journey of music and dance which explores […]

Ongoing Work with “Cornbread & Tortillas”

I was interviewed about Cornbread & Tortillas on WLEX!

In the news!

You could feel the magic in the air last night, as artists from all around Kentucky converged in support of the wonderful cultural arts organization Casa de la cultura hispana and the new project we are embarking on together–the creation of a multi-disciplinary theatrical work showcasing the cultural connections between Kentucky and Latin American traditions […]

Casa de la cultura and Cornbread & Tortillas Fundraiser!

Watch for upcoming details about an exciting new series of multicultural projects, performances, workshops, and more, entitled Cornbread & Tortillas, which weave together stories, music, and dance from Kentucky’s cultural heritage and that of various Latino cultures living in Kentucky! A host of talented artists will be joining our cast, including banjoist Brett Ratliff, songwriter/activist […]

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