Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
Apprenticeship Program Application and Guidelines are now available. Grants of up to $1,500 available for apprentices to train with a master artist in the folk and traditional arts. Priority will be given to Polka and Zydeco applicants, but applicants from all folk and traditional arts disciplines are encouraged!
Application deadline has been extended until Friday December...
Posted on Wed Nov 25, 2015
Texas Folklife presents Cigar Box Guitar Exhibit by Tomas Salas and W.T. Bryant
Live Cigar Box Guitar Music Featured at Opening Reception
WHERE: Texas Folklife House Gallery, 1708 Houston Street, Austin
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,...
Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, email@example.com
TEXAS FOLKLIFE LAUNCHES “2016 Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” PROGRAM
Grants of up to $1,500 available for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of TexasPriority given to Polka and Zydeco Applications, but...
Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2015
Belen Escobedo Renowned Mexican-American String Band Fiddler, Bajo Sexto Master Ramon “Rabbit” Sanchez, and Ramon Gutierrez on the tololoche, October 29
This month’s concert will feature San Antonio fiddler Belen Escobedo, accompanied by bajo sexto master “Rabbit” Sanchez, who is widely considered the top bajista in conjunto music today, and Ramon Gutierrez on the tololoche. The...
Posted on Mon Oct 13, 2014
The FY 2015 grants from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Divison have rolled in and it's finally time to reveal the projects sponsored by their grants. Texas Folklife is dedicated to music, education, and traditional culture all around Texas and here are a few of the programs we'll be bringing you in the coming year.
First, there's Michelle Alany and her one-day Sephardic, Eastern European, and...
Posted on Wed Sep 3, 2014
Please join us at Texas Folklife's Gallery on Friday 9/12 at 8:00pm for an intimate duo performance by Kamran Hooshmand and Javier Palacios of Ojalá, set against the backdrop of Texas Folklife's current gallery exhibit "Patterns" by Susan Morehead. This occasion will celebrate both new and old connections between Persian and Mexican music, as well as visual themes of...
Posted on Wed Jul 30, 2014
The St. Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church will be organizing the 19th annual ArmeniaFest this year on the weekend of October 10-12 on the church grounds at 1805 Random Road, Carrollton. This is a cultural and food festival with an entertaining program of folk dances and songs, circle dance instruction, children’s games, art exhibits, delicious offerings of food, raffle, silent...
Posted on Sat Jul 19, 2014
High school and middle school teachers, students and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2014 summer institute “Stories from Deep in the Heart,” a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants were guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related to folklife----family and...
Posted on Thu Apr 17, 2014
WHERE: Texas Folklife Gallery, 1317 S. Congress, Austin (behind Ten Thousand Villages)
WHEN: May 4 to September 1, 2014
Opening Reception – Sunday, May 4, 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Free and open to the public.
“Patterns” is a selection of photographs by Susan Morehead featuring symmetrical designs occurring in both art and nature. The exhibition juxtaposes cactus species found primarily in the...