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Stories from Deep in the Heart

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Stories from Deep in the Heart
Listen to some audio pieces created through the Stories from Deep in the Heart program:Audio pieces from this program are also available to public radio stations via our Public Radio Exchange channel.
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  • Posted on Tue Nov 19, 2013
    “Stories from Deep in the Heart” is an award-winning in depth folklore and audio documentary training for Austin and Central Texas high public school students and teachers.  Participants create short, broadcast quality audio documentaries on the stories, folklore, arts and traditions of their families and communities. Participants are teachers and students from schools identified by AISD and...
  • Posted on Wed Nov 29, 2017
    Position:                             Contract Media Producer Start Date:                          January 2018 Time Commitment:   ...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 20, 2017
    Just a week after premiering their stories, students at Hogg Middle School have seen their projects broadcast on two radio stations, with at least one more in the works.  The students were part of Stories from Deep in the Heart, Texas Folklife’s award-winning radio and podcast education program. The Stories program has been helping Texas communities tell their oral histories for 9 years...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 6, 2017
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE’S “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” PROGRAM RELEASES YOUTH RADIO DOCUMENTARIES BY HOGG MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS Public Invited to a Listening Party at Hogg Middle School Auditorium on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 10:30am On-air discussion about youth media and folklore on “Nuestra Palabra” hosted by Tony Diaz on KPFT 90.1FM on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 6:30pm Texas Folklife...
  • Posted on Thu Jul 20, 2017
    Enjoy the finished radio pieces from the Texas Folklife Stories Summer Institute, a weeklong intensive audio production workshop for Austin-area students and teachers. Texas Folklife's 2017 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute is a week-long intensive workshop in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Teachers and community member...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 15, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $73,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide    Austin, Texas...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
    Texas Folklife Youth Radio Program Releases 18 Original Stories on Austin Folklore   After a year of work in five Austin schools, Texas Folklife has released a series of 18 original youth-produced radio stories. The stories come from across the entire span of the city. They cover a diverse array of issues such as Latinx heritage, pro football careers, children’s improvised roleplaying...
  • Posted on Tue May 30, 2017
        Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will be returning to present a sampling of her work in radio and folklore, as well as completed audio documentaries produced at the Stories Summer Institute by this year’s participants. The presentation and reception on June 29th is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6PM, followed by...
  • Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
    Texas Folklife proudly invites the community to celebrate the hard work of Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy students. Over the past two weeks, students at Gus Garcia produced their own podcasts with the help of teacher Ria Ferich and Texas Folklife producers. The final series of five podcasts spans a great range of cultural activity at the school, with a special guest interview from...
  • Posted on Sun May 28, 2017

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