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  • Posted on Wed Jan 11, 2017
      So, you want to participate in the Big Squeeze 2017? Follow these steps... 1)     Read the entry rules, GO HERE: http://bit.ly/rules_squeeze_2017  2)     Fill out the entry form. a)     To fill out the form online, GO HERE: http://bit.ly/squeeze_2017  b)     To download the paper version of the form, then print, fill it out and...
  • Posted on Mon Dec 12, 2016
    It’s that time of the year! Time to start gearing up and spreading the word about this year's round of Big Squeeze Auditions, Showcases and more...  We, at Texas Folklife, are proud that the Big Squeeze is returning in 2017.  After taking a year off to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the contest, this splendid program will return in all its squeezebox glory to a city near you. And, I...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 14, 2016
        Hear the finished pieces produced at the 2016 Stories Summer Institute:   Texas Folklife invites all middle and high school teachers, students, and administrators in the greater Austin area to participate in the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, a one week audio documentary production workshop. During the Summer Institute, participants will work in groups...
  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
      CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO APPLY FOR THE 2018 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM ONLINE! CLICK HERE FOR A PHYSICAL COPY OF THE SIGN-UP FORM! 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 up to $1,...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 13, 2017
    Cuentos y relatos de familia - taller público de mediosTaller familiar Texas Folklife Gallery (1708 Houston St) 26 abril 2017, 6-8pm Donación sugerida: $20     Ven y aprende a convertir memorias familiares, relatos tradicionales, y herencias culturales en narraciones audiofónicas con los productores de Texas Folklife Michelle Mejía y Carlos Salazar. Las personas asistentes...
  • Posted on Tue Feb 14, 2017
    Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM) Listening Parties March 9, 2017 at Martin Middle School 9:10am - student premiere 5:00pm - student and parent listening party We are proud to announce the premiere of a new series of radio stories for the Stories from Deep in the Heart, in collaboration with the Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM). The new pieces cover a broad range of students' community and...
  • Posted on Mon Jan 30, 2017
    “Stories from Deep in the Heart” 2017 Summer Institute Radio Documentary Workshop June 21-28, 2017 Public Listening Event June 29   Texas Folklife invites all community members interested in radio and folklore in the greater Austin area to participate in the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, a one-week audio documentary production workshop. During the Summer Institute,...
  • Posted on Thu Dec 8, 2016
  • Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
    Texas Folklife proudly invites the public to a free listening party at Fulmore Middle School, where we will premiere a series of short student documentaries about community life and traditions. These audio stories were produced by Texas Folklife’s Stories from Deep in the Heart program in partnership with Dana Cook’s ESOL classes. The finished pieces cover a wide range of cultural content,...
  • Posted on Wed Nov 23, 2016
      Big Squeeze 2017 FinalsSaturday April 22, 2017 (1pm-5pm)Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701  Texas Folklife and the  Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The event will be held from 1:00 to...

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