Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC): Central Texas’ Premier Middle Eastern Dance Event Enters Its 2nd Decade
The ABDC’s continues in a twenty year tradition. It brings together dancers, musicians, vendors, and audiences from all over the world to Austin in order to celebrate the art of Middle Eastern dance.
Taking over the ABDC in 2014, co-producers Laura (Amara) Osweiler...
Posted on Fri Mar 18, 2016
**Houston-area Weather Update**Friday 6/3/16 2:40pm The show will go on rain or shine, but please check back here or on Texas Folkilfe Facebook and Twitter for updates
Texas Folklife Presents: 27th Annual Accordion Kings & QueensSaturday June 4th, 2016Miller Outdoor Theatre - Houston, TX
Featuring:David Lee Garza and Friends, with David Farias and Berna Rodriguez of Las Fenix...
Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
2017 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF)
2017 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print)
Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeship in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of traditional arts in Texas by providing grants to master artists to train apprentices. This grant will compensate the master artist for his or her time and training; a specified amount...
Posted on Mon Jun 6, 2016
Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 27th annual Accordion Kings & Queens a smashing success! Despite heavy downpours and flooding in the Houston-area in the weeks and days leading up to the event, the skies cleared by the afternoon and we had some fabulous weather for the show. Czech Melody...
Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
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May 24, 2016
Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854
Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents
Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña
Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas
WHO: Huapango Sin...
Posted on Wed May 25, 2016
Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016
Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm. ALL DAY MUSIC AND FUN! We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation. This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”.
We will be raffling off...
Posted on Mon May 16, 2016
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Posted on Fri May 13, 2016
(This event has been rescheduled for Thursday May 26th, 2016 from 7:00pm-9:00pm)
Texas Folklife House Concert Series:Las Palomitas Serranas - Female trío huastecoWith an introduction by Texas Folklife Executive Director Emeritus and Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival Advisor Cristina BalliThurs May 26th, 2016 (7pm-9pm)At the Texas Folklife HouseGeneral Admission: $10Tickets available on Brown Paper...
Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
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Posted on Sun May 8, 2016
Wow what a show! Enjoy some shots of the Big Squeeze 10th Anniversary Extravaganza Concert courtesy of David Dodd.
Thank you to all of our performers Los Morales Boyz, guests Rito Pena, Michael Ramos, Juan Longoria, Jr., Keyun Dickson and the Zydeco Masters, The All Around Czechs, The Dallas Street Ramblers, our hosts Bullock Texas State History Museum, emcees Ted Branson,...