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 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 Tue Feb 14, 2017
Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM) Listening Parties
March 9, 2017 at Martin Middle School
9:10am - student premiere
5:00pm - student and parent listening party
We are proud to announce the premiere of a new series of radio stories for the Stories from Deep in the Heart, in collaboration with the Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM). The new pieces cover a broad range of students' community and...
Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
Texas Folklife proudly invites the public to a free listening party at Fulmore Middle School, where we will premiere a series of short student documentaries about community life and traditions. These audio stories were produced by Texas Folklife’s Stories from Deep in the Heart program in partnership with Dana Cook’s ESOL classes. The finished pieces cover a wide range of cultural content,...
Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
Mission Statement: To provide educational opportunities that inspire global thinking and social responsibility.
Vision: Falcons will reach their full potential to make a positive impact on their community.
Staff Motto: Be the person you want to see in our students.
School Colors: Royal Blue and White
Posted on Thu Jan 22, 2015
Friday, July 10, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. George Washington Carver Center Boyd Vance Theater6pm: Reception (light refreshments served) 7pm: Program BeginsFolklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will 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...
Posted on Fri Feb 28, 2014
On February 22nd, 2014, Texas Folklife and Texas Dancehall Preservation presented a polka symposium and festival at Senglemann Hall in Schulenburg, Texas, sponsored by Humanities Texas. Please find the schedule and audio recordings of symposium proceedings below. Stay tuned for summaries and complete transcriptions of all audio recordings.
10:00 AM – Texas Dance Hall History...