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  • 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...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 30, 2015
           TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES MOVE TO NEW LOCATION Will Move from South Congress Avenue to Burnet Road on April 14, 2015 Historic Building on South Congress will be leased to New Commercial Tenant    Austin, Texas – March 27, 2015 – Texas Folklife has announced that they plan to move the Texas Folklife Gallery and offices. The moving process has already begun and...
  • Posted on Tue Mar 10, 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 10th at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center Boyd Vance Theater Austin, Texas – March 2, 2015 – Texas Folklife is...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
    Texas Folklife friend and photographer Chuy Benitez was featured in the New York Times Blog LENS. We have featured Chuys' work in some of our most memorable exhibits like Taquerias of Southmost & Yard Art, as well as hosted his show "Pasatiempos de la Frontera" at our Austin,TX gallery. Most recently he photographed for our NEA funded foodways project in West Texas and is currently featured...
  • Posted on Tue Dec 2, 2014
    December 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Charlie Lockwood (512) 441-9255, clockwood@texasfolklife.org     TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNCOUNCES RELEASE OF “TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF TEXAS VOLUME 1: FIDDLE RECORDINGS FROM THE TEXAS FOLKLIFE ARCHIVES”    COMPILATION ALBUM FEATURES JOHNNY GIMBLE, RICKY TURPIN, VALERIE RYALS, BRIAN MARSHALL, JOSE MORENO AND BILL GILBERT...
  • Posted on Tue Jul 1, 2014
    Texas Folklife 30th Anniversary Celebration Launch Saturday September 20, 1:00 to 5:00 pm Music, Refreshments, Exhibit, and Lectures at Texas Folklife Gallery Debra Peters & the Love Saints, Mariachi Corbetas, Los Trovadores, Greg Izor Blues Band Exhibit of 30 years of Texas Folklife’s work – vintage posters, photos of master folk artists and apprentices, prior exhibits and...

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