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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
    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 with professional media producers and folklorists to produce short public radio-style audio...
  • 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 Tue May 10, 2016
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  • 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 Tue Mar 15, 2016
    Media Producer: Summer Workshop in Audio Documentary Texas Folklife is seeking media producers to assist with our annual "Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and folklorists. Middle and High School teachers and students will be guided through production of short...
  • 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 Wed Jan 13, 2016
    What: Stories from Deep in the Heart O. Henry Middle School Listening PartyWhen: Thursday January 21st, 2016 (8:10am-9:46am)Where: O. Henry Middle School Library (Address: 2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703)On Thursday January 21st during 2nd period from 8:10am-9:46am students from O. Henry Middle School will hold a listening party to present their audio documentaries created in...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2016
  • 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...

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