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 Fri Sep 9, 2016
Media Producers: Stories from Deep in the Heart Youth Audio Documentary Training Program
Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. We work with Austin Independent School District and several local middle and high schools to produce...
Posted on Mon Jul 18, 2016
Taquerías of Southmost Gallery Exhibit OpeningWednesday August 10th6pm-8pmTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public
Featuring a talk by exhibit photographer Chuy Benitez and presentation by Mando Rayo, co-author of The Tacos of Texas, to be published by the University of Texas Press in September 2016.
Posted on Thu Jun 30, 2016
Texas Folklife Member Appreciation Reception Featuring Folklorist Rachel Hopkin
Wednesday July 20th, 6pm - 8pm
Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street / Austin, TX 78756
Join us for a Texas Folklife member appreciation reception featuring Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin, our 2016 Stories Summer Institute Guest Instructor. Rachel will give a...
Posted on Tue May 10, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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...