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  • 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
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  • Posted on Thu Mar 24, 2016
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  • 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 Thu Feb 11, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMEDIA CONTACT:Sheree Scarborough(512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “2016 Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” AWARDEES   Awards of up to $1,500 for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas Ten Master and Apprentice Pairs Named     Austin, Texas – February 8, 2016...
  • 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  WHEN:                December...
  • 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, sheree.scarborough@gmail.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...

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