(event) Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer Institute

Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Event Date: 
Sat Jun 27, 2015 - 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer Institute

Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac Mcintosh, Eddie and The Evereadys 

Q&A with the artists by Eddie Stout of Eastside Kings Festival

Saturday June 27, 2015
5:00pm-8:00pm 
C-Boy's Heart & Soul
2008 South Congress Ave
Austin, TX 
$8 Cover

Blues from Deep in the Heart: a kick-off for Texas Folklife’s “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, will feature performances by blues musicians and some stories behind the music.

About the Stories Summer Institute 2015:
This summer, Austin-area high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators will participate 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 will be guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related to folklife—-family and community traditions.

This year Texas Folklife is partnering with the East Side Kings Blues Festival to document the stories of east Austin African-American blues musicians, highlight the historical importance of Austin blues, and celebrate the living blues traditions still thriving in Austin. 

The Stories Summer Institute is part of an ongoing series of workshops for teachers and students in the Austin area and Central Texas schools. 

For more info visit: www.texasfolklife.org/event/ssi2015
#StoriesSI2015

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In Partnership with:
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“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is supported in part through grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art; the Shield-Ayres Foundation; Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and Department of Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs Grant for Technology Opportunties (GTOPS); and generous support from the Austin Independent School District and KUT News 90.5.