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  • 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 Jan 27, 2016
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO STEP DOWN   Cristina Ballí Successfully Guided Organization Since 2012 Austin, Texas – January 28, 2016 – Cristina Ballí, executive director of Texas Folklife, has announced that she is stepping down as of February 1.  Ballí took over the reins of the organization in 2012, and had been program and associate director since 2009. Prior to 2009, Ballí...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2015
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  • 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 Fri Sep 11, 2015
    Texas Folklife, the statewide non-profit cultural dedicated to the celebration and perpetuation of the folk arts and folklife of the Lone Star State, and Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc, a statewide 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness in an effort to save the state’s historic dance halls, seeks article submissions and proposals about all aspects of Texas Fiddling for...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE   Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop   Stories will be Shared in a Free, Public Presentation on July 10 at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center Boyd Vance Theater     Austin, Texas – June 22, 2015 –...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
    www.texasfolklife.org 1708 Houston St Austin, Texas 78756 T (512) 441-9255 F (844) 386-2091     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com      Texas Folklife Announces “Blues from Deep in the Heart: A Kick-off for Stories Summer Institute”Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac...
  • 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 Wed May 6, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                                  ...
  • Posted on Fri Apr 3, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2015 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALISTS Free Concert and Playoffs to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 25 Three Grand Prize Winners will be selected in each category: Polka, Cajun Zydeco, and Conjunto     The judges’ decisions are in! Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the names of the finalists for this year’s Big Squeeze...

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