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  • Posted on Tue Nov 17, 2015
    House Concert Series: An Evening with Kitty Sawtelle ScottShowcase featuring vocal coach Kitty Sawtelle Scott with special guest guitarist Jimmie Dreams  When: Friday December 11th, 2015: 7:00pm-9:00pmWhere: Texas Folklife House (1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756)Tickets available for $20 via Brownpaper Tickets:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2466816 This performance will feature...
  • Posted on Fri Nov 13, 2015
    Briscoe Center Presents Christmas at Winedale ROUND TOP, Texas — Join us for Christmas at Winedale, Saturday, December 12, 2015, from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Visitors are invited to tour the period-furnished historic Texas homes at Winedale while also enjoying demonstrations of blacksmithing, quilting, woodworking,...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com     TEXAS FOLKLIFE LAUNCHES “2016 Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” PROGRAM   Grants of up to $1,500 available for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of TexasPriority given to Polka and Zydeco Applications, but...
  • Posted on Tue Jul 21, 2015
                Last week Texas Folklife held the “Stories From Deep in the Heart” 2015 Summer Institute at the AISD Science and Health Resource Center in South Austin. The institute was a 5-day intensive fellowship in audio production designed specifically for high school students and high school and middle school teachers. The theme of this year’s workshop was the...
  • Posted on Sat Jul 11, 2015
    This summer high school students and middle school or high school teachers and administrators participated 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 were guided through production of short audio documentaries on themes related...
  • Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE   Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop   Stories will be Shared in a Free, Public Presentation on July 10 at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center Boyd Vance Theater     Austin, Texas – June 22, 2015 –...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 3, 2015
    www.texasfolklife.org 1708 Houston St Austin, Texas 78756 T (512) 441-9255 F (844) 386-2091     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com      Texas Folklife Announces “Blues from Deep in the Heart: A Kick-off for Stories Summer Institute”Music by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac...
  • Posted on Wed May 27, 2015
    Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer InstituteMusic by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac Mcintosh, Eddie and The Evereadys Q&A with the artists by Eddie Stout of Eastside Kings FestivalSaturday June 27, 20155:00pm-8:00pm C-Boy's Heart & Soul2008 South Congress AveAustin, TX $8 CoverBlues from Deep in the Heart: a kick-off for Texas...
  • Posted on Mon May 11, 2015
    Profiles of dance majors for their spring 2015 concert, Geographies of the Body. These profiles were created by students in Kenneth Rogers' class as part of Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife and McCallum Fine Arts Academy. On April 10, 2015, dance majors in AISD's dedicated fine arts academy high school performed in their spring concert, Geographies of the Body. This...
  • Posted on Wed May 6, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                                  ...

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