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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 our award-winning youth radio program that teaches high school students and teachers how to document their family and community traditions through audio documentaries.  Audio pieces from this program are also available to public radio stations via our Public Radio Exchange channel.
  • Posted on Tue Dec 16, 2014
    Last Friday, the Stories Producing Team (Marcelo, Brian and Michelle) along with Texas Folklife's Charlie Lockwood & Executive Director Cristina Balli gathered at the Martin Middle School Library located in East Austin. We completed a semester residency in Ms. Karydas' Enrichment class and last Friday we listened to the final stories. The students successfully crafted audio documentaries...
  • Posted on Thu Nov 20, 2014
      Stories from Deep in the Vault: 2011 Travis High Edition is comprised of audio stories produced by Travis High School Youth during our 2011 Residency in Ms. Athey's Class. We dug into our Stories Vault-meaning our hard drives- and found some amazing stories that we've missed, or that we haven't shared before. From measuring your "Mexicaness", talking about spaghetti, or even delving...
  • Posted on Fri Oct 10, 2014
    Throughout the semester, Jen Karydas's 7th grade class has been working hard with our Stories team to create audio documentaries.  Students produced several stories about the stories and traditions of their very own Martin Middle School.   Please join us in the School Library for alistening party where our students will share their audio stories!Light refreshments will be...
  • Posted on Sat Jul 19, 2014
    High school and middle school teachers, students and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2014 summer institute “Stories from Deep in the Heart,” a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants were guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related to folklife----family and...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 17, 2014
      TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE   Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students Will Create Audio Stories   Stories Will be Shared in a Free, Public Presentation on July 18     Austin, Texas – June 9, 2014 – Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” 2014 Summer Audio and...
  • Posted on Tue May 13, 2014
    6pm Reception (light refreshments served) 7pm Program Begins Local teachers, administrators, and students learn with professional audio producers and folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin. Free public presentation by Rachel Hopkin on July 18th, 7:00 pm at the Asian American Resource Center.8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754Ms. Hopkin will present a sampling of her work...
  • Posted on Mon May 5, 2014
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE RECEIVES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS AWARD Grant to Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” 2014 Summer Institute         Austin, Texas – April 25, 2014 – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced last week that Texas Folklife is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 10, 2014
    High school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators will participate in Texas Folklife's 2014 summer institute “Stories from Deep in the Heart,” 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...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 10, 2014
    In the mid-1990s, a strong desire within the Austin community for an Asian American Resource Center (AARC) emerged. The AARC's mission is to provide public resources, collaborative and educational programming, and a cultural destination that enrich the lives of Austin’s Asian and Asian American community.  The vision is to build a resource center that will increase commerce...

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