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  • Posted on Mon Mar 14, 2016
    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 with professional media producers and folklorists to produce short public radio-style audio...
  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
      Deadline for the 2016 Application has passed.  Please stay tuned for future application openings.2016 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF)2016 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...
  • Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 17, 2016
    Adam Ahrens Plays Cigar Box Guitars by Tomas Salas and WT Bryant 7pm-9pm Thurs 4/14 at Texas Folklife House1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756Tickets: http://texasfolklifehouse4.brownpapertickets.com/$20 General Admission$30 VIP (includes front-row seat and other goodies) (only 5 VIP seats available!)Proceeds benefit artist and Texas Folklife statewide public programs. Join us for an...
  • Posted on Tue Mar 15, 2016
    Media Producer: Summer Workshop in Audio Documentary Texas Folklife is seeking media producers to assist with our annual "Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and folklorists. Middle and High School teachers and students will be guided through production of short...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2016
    Enjoy the completed audio documentaries from our Stories from Deep in the Heart program with O Henry Middle School. Stories include celebrity musician profiles, an insider's look at the formation of the ACL music festival, and many other stories about local Austin artists, businesses and O Henry Middle School legends. Students from Patrick McNally’s 6th grade Contemporary World Cultures...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2016
    What: Stories from Deep in the Heart O. Henry Middle School Listening PartyWhen: Thursday January 21st, 2016 (8:10am-9:46am)Where: O. Henry Middle School Library (Address: 2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703)On Thursday January 21st during 2nd period from 8:10am-9:46am students from O. Henry Middle School will hold a listening party to present their audio documentaries created in...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2016
  • Posted on Tue Nov 17, 2015
    House Concert Series: An Evening with Kitty Sawtelle ScottShowcase featuring vocal coach Kitty Sawtelle Scott with special guest guitarist Jimmie Dreams  When: Friday December 11th, 2015: 7:00pm-9:00pmWhere: Texas Folklife House (1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756)Tickets available for $20 via Brownpaper Tickets:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2466816 This performance will feature...
  • Posted on Fri Nov 13, 2015
    Briscoe Center Presents Christmas at Winedale ROUND TOP, Texas — Join us for Christmas at Winedale, Saturday, December 12, 2015, from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Visitors are invited to tour the period-furnished historic Texas homes at Winedale while also enjoying demonstrations of blacksmithing, quilting, woodworking,...

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