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  • Posted on Wed Aug 7, 2013
    This series was produced for "Writing with Sound in the Classroom", a workshop offered by The University of Texas at Austin: Heart of Texas Writing Project and Stories from Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife. (April 27, 2013).These pieces feature Austin, TX-based musicians Paula Maya, Ravi Teja Nulu, Kamran Hooshman, Jay Whitley, and Joshua Thomson. More information about the...
  • Posted on Mon May 6, 2013
      High school and middle school teachers, students, and administrators are invited to participate in Texas Folklife's 2013 summer institute “Stories from Deep in the Heart,” a two week intensive fellowship in radio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants will be guided through production of short radio documentaries on themes related...
  • Posted on Wed May 1, 2013
    Austin Chronicle 'Stories From Deep in the Heart': Austin teens use radio to preserve traditions BY ROBERT FAIRES, FRI., AUG. 10, 2012 http://www.austinchronicle.com/arts/2012-08-10/stories-from-deep-in-the-heart/ Summer Institute fieldwork at the Green and White Grocery, 1201 E. SeventhPHOTO COURTESY OF TEXAS FOLKLIFE 
  • Posted on Mon May 7, 2012
    Austin, TX – Texas Folklife presents an afternoon of Texas-style fiddle music with a screening of The Devil’s Box, a feature-length documentary, and award-winning Texas State Champ fiddlers at the Moose Lodge on the east side of Austin from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 8.   The film is directed by UT Film School grad Jason Hammond, and produced by Austinite Beth Jasper, partners in...
  • Posted on Mon Oct 13, 2014
     This Fall the Stories Team has put its equipment and audio skills into the hands and hearts of two classrooms on the east side of Austin!  The team is being lead by Marcelo Teson, Program Director and Summer Institute Lead Instructor for Stories From Deep in the Heart.   First up, we are working with Veteran Stories fellow Mrs. Sarah Waggoner at Kealing Middle School Magnet....
  • Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
    In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums. Students wrote, narrated, and recorded their own brief audio/visual “postcard” using their photos as inspiration, which were...
  • Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
    Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State.  As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us.  In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground...

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