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 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 Jan 30, 2017
“Stories from Deep in the Heart”
2017 Summer Institute Radio Documentary Workshop
June 21-28, 2017
Public Listening Event June 29
Texas Folklife invites all community members interested in radio and folklore 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,...
Posted on Thu Dec 8, 2016
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 Fri Sep 9, 2016
Media Producers: Stories from Deep in the Heart Youth Audio Documentary Training Program
Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. We work with Austin Independent School District and several local middle and high schools to produce...
Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2016
On Friday, July 22nd, Texas Folklife celebrated the productions of Austin- and Houston-based cultural workers with the Stories Summer Institute 2016 Listening Party. The event was the debut for 6 radio documentaries compiled by teachers and students under the guidance of Stories from Deep in the Heart, Texas Folklife’s award-winning documentary training program. The...
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...