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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 Mon Mar 14, 2016
        Hear the finished pieces produced at the 2016 Stories Summer Institute:   Texas Folklife invites all middle and high school teachers, students, and administrators in the greater Austin area to participate in the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, a one week audio documentary production workshop. During the Summer Institute, participants will work in groups...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 30, 2016
    Texas Folklife Member Appreciation Reception Featuring Folklorist Rachel Hopkin  Wednesday July 20th, 6pm - 8pm Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street / Austin, TX 78756 Join us for a Texas Folklife member appreciation reception featuring Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin, our 2016 Stories Summer Institute Guest Instructor.  Rachel will give a...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 14, 2016
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE’S “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE 2016 ANNOUNCED   Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop   Stories will be shared in a Free, Public Presentation at UT’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall on Friday, July 22    Austin, Texas – June 13, 2016...
  • Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
    Texas Folklife has recently concluded our Spring 2016 Podcasting Techniques initiative. Podcasting Techniques is a series of workshops with teachers and students to facilitate community podcasts. In total, nearly 200 students worked to develop their own recordings through the program, completing 19 school podcasts throughout Austin ISD and Round Rock ISD. The initiative was developed as part of...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2016
    Enjoy the completed audio documentaries from our Stories from Deep in the Heart program with O Henry Middle School. Stories include celebrity musician profiles, an insider's look at the formation of the ACL music festival, and many other stories about local Austin artists, businesses and O Henry Middle School legends. Students from Patrick McNally’s 6th grade Contemporary World Cultures...
  • Posted on Tue Jul 21, 2015
                Last week Texas Folklife held the “Stories From Deep in the Heart” 2015 Summer Institute at the AISD Science and Health Resource Center in South Austin. The institute was a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio production designed specifically for high school students and high school and middle school teachers. The theme of this year’s workshop was the...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE   Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop   Stories will be Shared in a Free, Public Presentation on July 10 at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center Boyd Vance Theater     Austin, Texas – June 22, 2015 –...
  • Posted on Wed May 27, 2015
    Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer InstituteMusic by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac Mcintosh, Eddie and The Evereadys Q&A with the artists by Eddie Stout of Eastside Kings FestivalSaturday June 27, 20155:00pm-8:00pm C-Boy's Heart & Soul2008 South Congress AveAustin, TX $8 CoverBlues from Deep in the Heart: a kick-off for Texas...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 15, 2015
    On Tuesday May 12th 1:00pm-2:30pm, high school students from Kenneth Rogers' Radio Broadcast class will hold a Listening Party to present audio documentaries created in partnership with Stories from Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife.   The students were offered the opportunity to work with Project Director Marcelo Teson, producers Carlos Salizar and Brian Griffith, and...

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