Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC): Central Texas’ Premier Middle Eastern Dance Event Enters Its 2nd Decade
The ABDC’s continues in a twenty year tradition. It brings together dancers, musicians, vendors, and audiences from all over the world to Austin in order to celebrate the art of Middle Eastern dance.
Taking over the ABDC in 2014, co-producers Laura (Amara) Osweiler...
Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
Applications for 2018 are now closed. Thank you to all who applied!
2018 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF)
2018 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print)
View The 2016 Apprenticeship Program Participants
Texas Folklife's Apprenticeships in the Folk Arts program encourages the...
Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2018
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Posted on Fri Mar 2, 2018
Save the date!2018 Festival of Texas FiddlingSat December 1st, 2018Twin Sisters Dance Hall - Blanco, TX
Stay tuned for details!
Posted on Wed Feb 21, 2018
ATX Celebrates International Women's Day 2018
Thursday March 8th 7PM to Friday March 9th 12AM
Rattletree School of Marimba
2401 Thornton Rd Unit 3
Austin, TX 78704
Texas Folklife is proud to announce that we are an official promotional partner of ATX Celebrates International Women’s Day!
Help commemorate the 2018 International Women's Day by coming out to the...
Posted on Fri Nov 10, 2017
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Texas Folklife Presents The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling
December 2, 2017
Twin Sisters Dance Hall, Blanco, Texas
Austin, Texas – November 1, 2017 – The 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling is a day-long event featuring showcase concerts, a symposium session, workshops, and tons of...
Posted on Mon Nov 6, 2017
MAZEL TOV KOCKTAIL HOUR
Releases Their Debut CD
SHOYN AVEK DER NEKHTN
Saturday, December 2, 7:00pm
Congregation Agudas Achim, 7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731
[October 13, 2017] – Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour (MTKH), an 8-year-old traditional Jewish music band in Austin, is releasing its first album, entitled Shoyn Avek Der Nekhtn, which translates as “Yesterday Is Dead And Gone.” The 10-piece ensemble...
Posted on Wed Oct 25, 2017
Ballet Nepantla presents its inaugural dance celebration “Sin Fronteras,” an impassioned and innovative representation of stories from Greater Mexico to be performed before audiences in Austin, San Antonio, and the Rio Grande Valley-- the birthplace of Ballet Nepantla. "Sin Fronteras" searches for the soul of the borderlands through a dynamic exploration of historical and cultural...
Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
Texas Folklife Youth Radio Program Releases 18 Original Stories on Austin Folklore
After a year of work in five Austin schools, Texas Folklife has released a series of 18 original youth-produced radio stories. The stories come from across the entire span of the city. They cover a diverse array of issues such as Latinx heritage, pro football careers, children’s improvised roleplaying...
Posted on Sun Jun 4, 2017
Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 28th annual Accordion Kings & Queens an incredible success!
Enjoy some select photos of the event courtesy of David Dodd.
Didn't grab a shirt at the show? Limited edition AKQ 2017 t-shirts are available on our Square marketplace store: