current time

Sun, 2018-08-19 03:14

website utilities

Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

Media

Most recent articles, events, video, audio and blog posts for this page:
  • 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 Mon Jul 9, 2018
    After a week of hard work, the 2018 Summer Institute concluded with a listening party on June 28th at the Worker's Defense Project. The venue was packed with people coming to hear our participants' podcasts chronicling stories and folklore related to this year's theme of Immigration and Labor. Over the course of a week, the participants worked with our Stories From Deep in the Heart Program...
  • Posted on Mon Jun 11, 2018
    Listen to Audio via Public Radio Exchange (PRX):https://exchange.prx.org/playlists/370349Texas Folklife's Stories from Deep in the Heart program worked with 3 classes from Martin Middle School in Austin, Texas on a series of radio stories about family heritage, school life, teen pregnancy, and extracurricular activities. This program is made in possible in part by the board and members of Texas...
  • Posted on Thu May 10, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $65,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $80 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide      Austin,...
  • Posted on Mon Apr 23, 2018
    The #BigSqueeze2018 winners are: Conjunto 18-21 Anthony Ortiz Jr prize: Jesus Venegas Conjunto 17 under: Melanie GonzalezPolka: Peter GresserCajun/Zydeco: Steven Williams Thank you to all of our contestants, the judges decisions were very hard, every player was exceptional. Texas Folklife's goal is to encourage young accordion players to carry on these vital traditions, we...
  • Posted on Fri Apr 20, 2018
      “THE UPSHAWS OF COUNTY LINE” AT TEXAS FOLKLIFE THIS SPRING    Gallery Exhibit Opening and Reception, Thursday, May 10   Featured in West Austin Studio Tour, May 12-13 and May 19-20     Austin, Texas – April 20, 2018 –Texas Folklife will refresh its exhibit space this spring with The Upshaws of County Line. The exhibit opening will be...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 18, 2018
    Texas Folklife presents 2018 “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session  Featuring Live Music by Las Palomitas SerranasPresentation by Musician and Teacher Nesta Velazquez  and Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña  Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin,...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 22, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com THE 2018 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT Free Concert and Contest Finals to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 21  Grand Prize Winners will be selected in the following updated four categories: Polka Grand Prize (Age 25 and under)Cajun & Zydeco Grand Prize...
  • Posted on Tue Feb 13, 2018
    Texas Folklife Presents: "The Upshaws of County Line" Gallery Exhibit Opening Thursday May 10th, 2018 Free and Open to the Public Texas Folklife Gallery 1708 Houston Street - Austin, TX 78756 Texas Folklife invites you to join us for the exhibit opening of "The Upshaws of County Line." This exhibit features photographs and oral history collected by documentary photographer Richard Orton between...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 31, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   THE BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST IS BACK FOR 2018 Texas Folklife Will Search for Top Young Accordion Talent at the Ennis Czech Music Festival on Saturday, February 10  Grand Prize Winners will be selected in the following updated four categories: Polka Grand Prize (Age...

Pages