Posted on Tue Nov 19, 2013
“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is an award-winning in depth folklore and audio documentary training for Austin and Central Texas high public school students and teachers. Participants create short, broadcast quality audio documentaries on the stories, folklore, arts and traditions of their families and communities. Participants are teachers and students from schools identified by AISD and...
Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 Thu Feb 11, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMEDIA CONTACT:Sheree Scarborough(512) 922-5483, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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 Thu Jan 14, 2016
MECA - Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts - in Houston presents a photographic exhibition "Taquerias of Southmost" by Chuy Benitez. This exhibition explores the boundaries of cultural richness and dialogues that touch on authentic food and cultural identity. The photo exhibit was produced by Texas Folklife and the Brownsville Historical Association as part...
Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2015
Crossing Borders and Building Bridges:
Celebrating Maria Martin's 40 Years in Public Radio
Deposit of Martin's collection at the Benson Latin American Collection of UT
Panel and Reception - November 19, 2015 3:00 to 7:00 pm
Special Guests and Speakers
Mandalit Del Barco, NPR
John Burnett, NPR
Dr. Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, UT
Julliane Gallan, Benson Library
Posted on Sat Jul 11, 2015
This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, 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...
Posted on Tue May 19, 2015
Texas Folklife presents “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival
Informational Session by Alex E. Chávez and Organizer Raul Orduña
Music by Huapango Arribeño and Huapango Huasteco Musicians
WHO: Alex E. Chávez, PhD and Raul Orduña
WHAT: Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin
Fronteras” Festival in Austin, Texas / Performances by trovadores...
Posted on Mon May 11, 2015
Profiles of dance majors for their spring 2015 concert, Geographies of the Body. These profiles were created by students in Kenneth Rogers' class as part of Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife and McCallum Fine Arts Academy.
On April 10, 2015, dance majors in AISD's dedicated fine arts academy high school performed in their spring concert, Geographies of the Body. This...