Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2013
POSTPONED - Due to inclement weather, the Elisabet Ney Museum has postponed The Polkapocalypse to a later date. The festival was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23 from noon to 5 p.m.
Despite the warm hearts and bright smiles that an outdoor Polka festival would create, Saturday’s forecasted high of 45 with a 40% chance of rain simply was too daunting to overcome.
A new date will be...
Posted on Mon Nov 7, 2011
Texas Folklife presents its newest apprenticeship project in West African dance at Houston Community College’s"Movement Evolution: New Traditions in World Dance"Texas Folklife and the World Dance Program at Houston Community College (HCC) announce a not-to-be-missed night of authentic, regional dance performance from Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa featuring three artists taking part in its...
Posted on Thu Oct 7, 2010
For a greater understanding about how the Bharata Natyam dance ties into ancient South Indian temple traditions, Join us on December 4th and 5th at Helm Fine Arts Center (6500 St. Stephen’s Dr, Austin, TX) for a 4pm performance along with a short documentary screening of A Day in the Life of the Chennakeshava Temple, directed by Anuradha Naimpally. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8...
Posted on Tue May 31, 2016
This July Folklife Córdoba will hold the first appalachian-style square dance ever in the Argentine interior.
Thanks to a $50,000-peso ($3,000 USD) grant from the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, the Folklife Festival: La Fiesta Celebración de Independencias will be held at 8 p.m. July 8, 2016 in downtown Córdoba, Argentina. The event will celebrate both Argentine Independence Day, July 9...
Posted on Mon Jan 12, 2015
TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES 2015 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION THROWDOWN
Our ninth annual competition invites young Texas players to showcase their talent and compete for one of three Big Squeeze Grand Prize Winners.
One Grand Prize Winner will be selected in each category: Czech/German/PolishPolka; Cajun/Creole/Zydeco; Conjunto/Tejano/Norteño
Austin, Texas – January 12, 2015 – Texas...
Posted on Mon Oct 13, 2014
The Central Accordion Association and the Elgin SPJST present "The Accordion Jamboree" on Sunday, Oct 26th at 3:00 pm. The Jamboree will shocase accordion music of many different styles and genres. There will be five groups of musicians ranging from solo artists to full bands of seven or eight. Each set will be thirty five minutes. The genres range from Czech music to Chicago style dance...
Posted on Fri Oct 18, 2013
Annelize Machado apprentices from master south Indian dancer Anu Naimpally in Austin.
Stories from Deep in the Heart Summer Institute teachers featured Annelize's journey in a short radio piece, directed by radio veteran Maria Martin.