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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 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 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 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...
  • Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
    In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums. Students wrote, narrated, and recorded their own brief audio/visual “postcard” using their photos as inspiration, which were...
  • Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
    Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State.  As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us.  In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground...

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