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  • 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 closed. Interested applicants for 2019 can complete a short sign-up form before the release of the application later this year through the links below: Please Click Here for the Online Sign-Up Form Please Click Here for the Physical Sign-Up Form  apprenticeship_8.5x11_poster_no_date-page-001.jpg 2018 Program Guidelines and...
  • Posted on Fri Jun 22, 2018
    The Austin Belly Dance Convention   has been bringing together the Middle Eastern dance and Belly Dance community since its inception. Cabaret, folklore, and tribal dances are all represented by our collection of hand-picked performers and instructors from across the globe. WE HIGHLIGHT 20 YEARS OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN WORLD RENOWNED MUSICIANS,...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 25, 2018
        The 2017 Festival of Texas Fiddling Symposium Session took place on December 1, 2017 at the historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX.  The session was sponsored by Humanities Texas, with the goal of creating collaborative synergies between scholarly researchers, musicians, dancers, members of the Blanco, TX community, members of the general public, and listeners. ...

    2017 Festival of Texas Fiddling Symposium Session

  • 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
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: festivaloftexasfiddling@gmail.com 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
    Overview 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...

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