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Czech Heritage Center - La Grange

After more than 10 years, the Center was complete. On October 10, 2009 the TCHCC Library, Museum and Archives was dedicated to all Texas Czechs of the past, present and future and to anyone interested in learning about the Texas Czech culture...

 (979) 968-9399

Creating Digital Postcards with O'Henry Middle School Youth

In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums.

PODER Young Scholars of Justice & Stories from Deep in the Heart Collaborate

Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State.  As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us.  In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground level.

Listen Global, Act Local Showcase

Event Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 14:00 to Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 00:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Texas Folklife is a community sponsor for this showcase during SXSW Music Festival. Come say hello at our info/merchandise table.

Alex Meixner comes to Texas

Event Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, April 1, 2014 (All day)
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Accordionist Alex Meixner comes to Texas in March

Shows in Texas:

The Big Squeeze 2014 Press Coverage

We are tracking press coverage of The Big Squeeze 2014 as we travel across the state of Texas to meet young accordion players taking the stage. You Squeezebox lovers out there can help us out with this.

Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival 2014

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 19:00 to Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 20:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Wycinanki: Papercuts

By Julie Ardery


“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.”


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