Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
Texas Folklife's Apprenticeships in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of Texas' traditional arts by providing grants to master artists for the training of qualified apprentices. The Apprenticeship Program connects master artists to skilled apprentices who receive training in a traditional art form. Teaching an apprentice gives the master artist the opportunity to...
Posted on Fri Oct 18, 2013
Annelize Machado apprentices from master south Indian dancer Anu Naimpally in Austin.
Stories from Deep in the Heart Summer Institute teachers featured Annelize's journey in a short radio piece, directed by radio veteran Maria Martin.
Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013
Texas Folklife, Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc., and the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center hosted a small gathering of local cultural leaders interested in developing the next generation of polka musicians and supporters. For seven years Texas Folklife has been producing a state-wide accordion contest, the Big Squeeze, for youth in all genres of Texas traditional music, and polka...
Posted on Mon Nov 7, 2011
Texas Folklife presents its newest apprenticeship project in West African dance at Houston Community College’s"Movement Evolution: New Traditions in World Dance"Texas Folklife and the World Dance Program at Houston Community College (HCC) announce a not-to-be-missed night of authentic, regional dance performance from Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa featuring three artists taking part in its...