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Grisham Middle School 2014-2015 Finished Audio Pieces

Enjoy the finished audio stories by youth producers at Grisham Middle School during the 2014-15 school year. For this project in collaboration with "Stories from Deep in the Heart," students documented a wide range of folklife traditions, such as Norwegian and German family recipes in the U.S., the lives of community musicians and poets, and the artisan soap-making process.

Big Squeeze Showcase @ Jefferson County Singles Club, Nederland, TX .

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 19:00 to 23:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife presents the last chance to try out for the Big Squeeze Accordion Showcase of 2015, in Nederland TX., at Jefferson County Singles Club, located at 7601 Green Ave. We are searching for the best age 21 and under accordion players in Texas. The emphasis for this showcase is on Cajun, but any young accordionist in any style is encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for our contest.

Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam & Fared Shafinury Live in Austin, TX

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 20:00 to 22:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Come witness a masterful display of Sufi inspired dance/choreography and music with Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam & Fared Shafinury. The show will feature reknown vocalist Lou Lou Ghelichkhani and other masterful artists. 

*Wine and champagne will be available

Big Squeeze Showcase @ Zydeco at Cafe 4212, Houston, TX

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 14:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife presents our second Big Squeeze Showcase of 2015 in Houston TX at Cafe 4212, located at 4212 Almeda Rd. We are searching for the best age 21 and under accordion players in Texas. The emphasis for this showcase is on Zydeco but any young accordionist in any style is encouraged to show up an hour before start time to register for the Big Squeeze Accordion contest. Click the Big Squeeze Button at the top of the main page for more details, rules, and entry forms. Special musical guest performing after the contest will be Jerome Batiste and the Zydeko Players.

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