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  • Posted on Mon Dec 12, 2016
    It’s that time of the year! Time to start gearing up and spreading the word about this year's round of Big Squeeze Auditions, Showcases and more...  We, at Texas Folklife, are proud that the Big Squeeze is returning in 2017.  After taking a year off to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the contest, this splendid program will return in all its squeezebox glory to a city near you. And, I...
  • 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
      CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO APPLY FOR THE 2018 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM ONLINE! CLICK HERE FOR A PHYSICAL COPY OF THE SIGN-UP FORM! 2017 Program Guidelines and Application (Fillable PDF) 2017 Program Guidelines and Application (For Print) Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeship in the Folk Arts program encourages the continuation of traditional arts in Texas by providing up to $1,...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 17, 2017
      Texas Folklife Presents: 28th Annual Accordion Kings & QueensSaturday June 3rd, 2017Miller Outdoor Theatre - Houston, TX7pm-11pm Texas Tornados, with Flaco JimenezSantiago Jimenez Jr.Step Rideau & the Zydeco OutlawsSheryl Cormier & Cajun SoundsThe MoraviansPlus the #BigSqueeze2017 Grand Prize Winners!Texas Folklife is proud to present the 28th...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 5, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES ITS 2017 “Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” AWARDEES   Awards of up to $1,500 for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas Twelve Master and Apprentice Pairs Named     Austin, Texas –...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 5, 2016
    The Free-For-All Oktoberfest A nonstop variety show featuring the accordion, presented by the Central Texas Accordion Association. Held in the Recreation Center Gymnasium. Room for dancing. Performers include: Lori Brooke / yodeler, Larry Nickel, Rollie Revering. The Rudy-Gus Trio, M.O.V.E., Markus Baggio, Laura Niland, Joe Klaus, The Three Amigos, Chris Rybak. Also featuring a comedy skit,...
  • Posted on Mon Jun 6, 2016
    Thank you to all of our artists, supporters, sponsors, fans, Miller Outdoor Theater and Texas Folklife crew who made the 27th annual Accordion Kings & Queens a smashing success!  Despite heavy downpours and flooding in the Houston-area in the weeks and days leading up to the event, the skies cleared by the afternoon and we had some fabulous weather for the show.  Czech Melody...
  • Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016   Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854   Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas   WHO:               Huapango Sin...
  • Posted on Wed May 25, 2016
    Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016 Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm. ALL DAY MUSIC AND FUN! We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation. This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”. We will be raffling off...
  • Posted on Mon May 16, 2016
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