Posted on Fri Feb 27, 2015
I am proud to announce that I have been selected as a receipient for a 2015 Community Research Grant fromThe Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. This fall I will work with a UT humanities faculty member and access the University's archival and library holdings to do research related to Texas music recordings. This project will help advance Texas Folklife's work...
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 20, 2015
LBJ Library Bass Lecture Hall Auditorium
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 Fri Jan 16, 2015
High school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators will participate in 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 Thu Jan 8, 2015
Texas Folklife friend and photographer Chuy Benitez was featured in the New York Times Blog LENS. We have featured Chuys' work in some of our most memorable exhibits like Taquerias of Southmost & Yard Art, as well as hosted his show "Pasatiempos de la Frontera" at our Austin,TX gallery. Most recently he photographed for our NEA funded foodways project in West Texas and is currently featured...
Posted on Mon Dec 29, 2014
Season 3 of AMERICA REFRAMED with Host Natasha Del Toro continues with TRASH DANCE by Andrew Garrison
Tuesday, January 13, 2105, on WORLD at 8 p.m.
Twitter: @americareframed #americareframed
An experiment in modern dance and social practice celebrates the...
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...