Posted on Thu Oct 16, 2014
(En español abajo) We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of “Los Camaroneros de Ojo de Agua”, a música de jarana album of elder musicians from Ojo de Agua, Veracruz, Mexico. These musicians have shared their music and spirit and shown tremendous dedication to maintaining the fandango tradition in their town. This jarana raffle will help us complete the album production.Through a...
Posted on Sat Jul 11, 2015
This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators participated in Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, 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...
Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
WOBEONFEST returns to Ironwood Hall in Downtown Austin this September, marking the third year of this international festival. Highlights include an expanded 3-day program featuring a brand new Jazz Fusion Festival and a World Cultures Conference, in addition to the Austin World Music Festival. Drum legend BILLY COBHAM of Mahavishnu Orchestra fame headlines the inaugural Austin...
Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
EASTSIDE KINGS FESTIVAL REMINDS AUSTIN HOW THE MUSIC GOT STARTEDAUSTIN, TEXAS
The Eastside Kings Festival set for September 12/13, 2015 is a can't-miss Austin event. It's about time somebody stepped up to remind the locals that the music Austin is so famous for began in Afro American clubs and juke houses that were located on the East side of town...
Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
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Texas Folklife Announces “Blues from Deep in the Heart: A Kick-off for Stories Summer Institute”Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac...
Posted on Mon Dec 29, 2014
Season 3 of AMERICA REFRAMED with Host Natasha Del Toro continues with TRASH DANCE by Andrew Garrison
Tuesday, January 13, 2105, on WORLD at 8 p.m.
Twitter: @americareframed #americareframed
An experiment in modern dance and social practice celebrates the...
Posted on Thu Oct 9, 2014
On Friday October 17th, Atlas Maior will be releasing a double album titled "Palindrome" at Whip In. After months recording, an international tour, and copious amounts of editing, the band is ready to celebrate.Atlas Maior will be paying tribute to this improvised album by featuring several guest musicians during their live performance. Together they will explore composition, and improvisation...
Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013
Little Thai Food
by Ann Gessler
Much has changed for Little Thai Food trailer owner Aw Jenkins since she left Thailand thirty-seven years ago. Growing up in the small village of Mahasarakham, she and her family worked in the rice paddies, raised water buffalo, and grew papayas and coconuts. Looking back after years of working for Travis County and then in the restaurant industry,...
Posted on Mon Oct 13, 2014
This Fall the Stories Team has put its equipment and audio skills into the hands and hearts of two classrooms on the east side of Austin!
The team is being lead by Marcelo Teson, Program Director and Summer Institute Lead Instructor for Stories From Deep in the Heart.
First up, we are working with Veteran Stories fellow Mrs. Sarah Waggoner at Kealing Middle School Magnet....
Posted on Wed Apr 16, 2014
Over the past years, Stories from Deep in the Heart, our youth radio program has garnered quite the appetite around the city of Austin. The following playlist highlights some of our youth-produced/teacher-produced radio stories all about one of our favorite topics: FOOD! We have quite the range here-from beef fajitas to icecream to burgers.
Listen and enjoy! (Suggestion: Do not listen on an...