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Texas Folklife works with several communities in Texas and beyond towards curating and highlighting the many facets of Texas life and culture. Please browse through this website and our social media channels to learn more about what we do and how we work. If you would like to learn more about our work or are interested in creating a customized program that fits your community's vision and needs, please contact us and we will be more than happy to explore possibilities to work with you.
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  • Posted on Wed Jun 18, 2014
    On October 2, 2010, Texas Folklifeand the Border Studies Club of South Texas College, Mid-Valley Campus, hosted a bi-national convening to examine the history and current state of Tejano Conjunto and Norteño music with an engaged group of musicians, scholars, cultural workers, media professionals and the public from both sides of the border.  The convening which was free and open to the...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 12, 2014
    The Star of Texas Folklife is an award, first given at our 25th Anniversary Gala, that acknowledges artists and ambassadors to the arts who have shown exemplary efforts toward the preservation of the folk arts of Texas. Three award were given to Johnny Gimble, Santiago Jimenez, and Barbara Lynn in 2010. In 2014, at the 25th Anniversary of Accordion Kings & Queens, Mary Thomas became the...
  • Posted on Tue May 20, 2014
    Annelize Machado & Maraa Dance Theatre present:Kavi, a performance featuring Contemporary dance & Hindustani Vocals  Cafe Dance  3307 Hancock Drive  Austin TX, 78731 Machado's choreography is driven by her desire to express bhakti (devotion) in its simplest form, action. The work is inspired by the writings of Purandaradasa, Andal, and Muktabai. These devotional...
  • Posted on Tue May 6, 2014
    The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity...
  • Posted on Thu Apr 24, 2014
    WHO:               Eduardo Vera Luna and Raul Orduña  WHAT:             Guest presentation regarding huapango folk music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” festival in Austin, Texas / Music performance by Los Trovadores  WHERE:          ...
  • Posted on Thu Apr 17, 2014
  • Posted on Wed Feb 5, 2014
    If it is February, it means it is time for another fun-packed weekend of puro conjunto at the Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival held at the Austin Moose Lodge. Bring the family! You can find more information on admission (daily tickets or weekend passes), lodging options and other frequently asked questions over at Rancho Alegre. Texas Folklife is proud to serve as a sponsor of the Rancho Alegre...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 3, 2014
    March 20 - 21, 2014, from 6pm to 6pm, I Live Here, I Give Here is bringing back the biggest giving day in Austin, the 24-hour online giving festival, Amplify Austin.  Help support Texas Folklife, our programs and wonderful artists by making a contribution.   MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL DURING AMPLIFY AUSTIN Texas Folklife memberships starting at only $25   Perks of becoming a member of...
  • Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013
    Texas Folklife was proud to partner with the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas to wish a buen viaje to the monarch butterflies as they migrated south through Texas to their final destination in the forests of Michoacan, Mexico.  To celebrate the occasion, the TRAC held a festival with a variety of presentations on butterflies and Latino-themed cultural programs, like the...
  • Posted on Tue Oct 1, 2013
    Texas Folklife just returned from our nation’s capital after having the great honor of presenting for the third time for American Folklife Center’s Homegrown Concert Series. Our first time was in 2009 when we brought legendary blues guitarist Barbara Lynn and her band from Beaumont, TX. We were invited back last year to present Los Tres Reyes, the kings of trio music and were...

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