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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
      Applications for 2018 are closed. Interested applicants for 2019 can complete a short sign-up form before the release of the application later this year through the links below: Please Click Here for the Online Sign-Up Form Please Click Here for the Physical Sign-Up Form  apprenticeship_8.5x11_poster_no_date-page-001.jpg 2018 Program Guidelines and Application...
  • Posted on Mon Jul 9, 2018
    After a week of hard work, the 2018 Summer Institute concluded with a listening party on June 28th at the Worker's Defense Project. The venue was packed with people coming to hear our participants' podcasts chronicling stories and folklore related to this year's theme of Immigration and Labor. Over the course of a week, the participants worked with our Stories From Deep in the Heart Program...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 20, 2018
        Barbara Lynn & Friends 2009/11/18 Barbara Lynn & Friends perform Texas rhythm and blues at the Library of Congress. Barbara Lynn is a rhythm and blues singer and left-handed guitarist from Texas. In the 1950s, inspired by blues artists Guitar Slim and Jimmy Reed, and pop acts Elvis Presley and Brenda Lee, she created an all-female band, Bobbie Lynn and Her Idols. Her...
  • Posted on Tue May 8, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $65,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $80 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide       Austin, Texas...
  • 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 Wed Oct 4, 2017
                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com     TEXAS FOLKLIFE SEEKS PARTICIPANTS FOR ITS 2018...
  • Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017
    APPRENTICESHIPS IN THE FOLK & TRADITIONAL ARTS PROGRAM WORKSHOP IN AUSTIN, TXDATE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017TIME: 6PMLOCATION: TEXAS FOLKLIFE GALLERY1708 HOUSTON ST.AUSTIN, TX 78756LEARN MORE BY VISTING:http://texasfolklife.org/article/apprenticeship-in-the-folk-traditional-arts-programThe 2018 Apprenticeship Program is in full swing! Learn more about this award opportunity through a...
  • Posted on Wed Sep 20, 2017
    Gallery ExhibitThe Master & The Apprentice: Highlights from the Texas Folklife Apprenticeship Program This exhibit features tools, instruments, finished works, photographs, audio, video and other documentation from Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts Program.  The program encourages the preservation and continuation of Texas traditions by...
  • 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...

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