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 Tue Mar 10, 2015
TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE
Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop
Stories to be Shared in a Free, Public Listening Party at LBJ School of Public Affairs
Austin, Texas – March 2, 2015 – Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” 2015...
Posted on Mon Mar 2, 2015
Enjoy the finished audio stories by youth producers at Grisham Middle School during the 2014-15 school year. For this project in collaboration with "Stories from Deep in the Heart," students documented a wide range of folklife traditions, such as Norwegian and German family recipes in the U.S., the lives of community musicians and poets, and the artisan soap-making process.
On Thursday, February...
Posted on Tue Feb 24, 2015
Check out select pieces from our youth producers at Kealing Middle School Fall 2014 semester. Texas Folklife partnered with Austin's African American Heritage District Project to help document the history and living culture of this important area. Austin’s African American Cultural Heritage District comprises approximately six square miles of central east Austin. The district is home...
Posted on Fri Feb 6, 2015
GRISHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL
10805 School House LaneAustin, TX 78750512-428-2650
Posted on Mon Feb 2, 2015
On Thursday, February 26th, seventh grade students from Jennie Tidwell’s English Language Arts class at Grisham Middle School will hold a Listening Party to present audio documentaries created in partnership with Marcelo Teson, a lead instructor for Stories from Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife. Texas Folklife is a non-profit organization “dedicated to preserving and presenting the...
Posted on Thu Jan 22, 2015
MORE INFO COMING SOON
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 10th at 7:00 pmMs. Hopkin will present a sampling of her work as well as completed audio documentaries...
Posted on Fri Jan 16, 2015
High school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators are invited to apply for Texas Folklife's 2015 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute, a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants will be guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes...
Posted on Tue Dec 16, 2014
Last Friday, the Stories Producing Team (Marcelo, Brian and Michelle) along with Texas Folklife's Charlie Lockwood & Executive Director Cristina Balli gathered at the Martin Middle School Library located in East Austin. We completed a semester residency in Ms. Karydas' Enrichment class and last Friday we listened to the final stories. The students successfully crafted audio documentaries...
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...