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  • 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
      DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 11, 2016, BY 5:00 PM! 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 $1,500 awards to master artists to train...
  • 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 Fri Sep 9, 2016
    Media Producers: Stories from Deep in the Heart Youth Audio Documentary Training Program Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. We work with Austin Independent School District and several local middle and high schools to produce...
  • Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2016
    On Friday, July 22nd, Texas Folklife celebrated the productions of Austin- and Houston-based cultural workers with the Stories Summer Institute 2016 Listening Party. The event was the debut for 6 radio documentaries compiled by teachers and students under the guidance of Stories from Deep in the Heart, Texas Folklife’s award-winning documentary training program. The...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 30, 2016
    Texas Folklife Member Appreciation Reception Featuring Folklorist Rachel Hopkin  Wednesday July 20th, 6pm - 8pm Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street / Austin, TX 78756 Join us for a Texas Folklife member appreciation reception featuring Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin, our 2016 Stories Summer Institute Guest Instructor.  Rachel will give a...
  • 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 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...

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