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  • Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013
    Texas Folklife was proud to partner with the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas to wish a buen viaje to the monarch butterflies as they migrated south through Texas to their final destination in the forests of Michoacan, Mexico.  To celebrate the occasion, the TRAC held a festival with a variety of presentations on butterflies and Latino-themed cultural programs, like the...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 9, 2013
    City of Austin Grant for Technology Opportunities (GTOPS) PSA Video Featuring youth producers from Kealing Middle School - Spring 2013
  • Posted on Wed Oct 9, 2013
    Finished audio pieces from Texas Folklife's 2013 "Stories Summer Institute". Local Austin, TX area teachers and students learned about the art of radio with nationally-acclaimed radio producer María Martin
  • Posted on Wed Aug 7, 2013
    This series was produced for "Writing with Sound in the Classroom", a workshop offered by The University of Texas at Austin: Heart of Texas Writing Project and Stories from Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife. (April 27, 2013).These pieces feature Austin, TX-based musicians Paula Maya, Ravi Teja Nulu, Kamran Hooshman, Jay Whitley, and Joshua Thomson. More information about the...
  • Posted on Mon May 6, 2013
      High school and middle school teachers, students, and administrators are invited to participate in Texas Folklife's 2013 summer institute “Stories from Deep in the Heart,” a two week intensive fellowship in radio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Participants will be guided through production of short radio documentaries on themes related...
  • Posted on Wed May 1, 2013
    Austin Chronicle 'Stories From Deep in the Heart': Austin teens use radio to preserve traditions BY ROBERT FAIRES, FRI., AUG. 10, 2012 http://www.austinchronicle.com/arts/2012-08-10/stories-from-deep-in-the-heart/ Summer Institute fieldwork at the Green and White Grocery, 1201 E. SeventhPHOTO COURTESY OF TEXAS FOLKLIFE 
  • Posted on Mon May 7, 2012
    Austin, TX – Texas Folklife presents an afternoon of Texas-style fiddle music with a screening of The Devil’s Box, a feature-length documentary, and award-winning Texas State Champ fiddlers at the Moose Lodge on the east side of Austin from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 8.   The film is directed by UT Film School grad Jason Hammond, and produced by Austinite Beth Jasper, partners in...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
    Texas Folklife PresentsRadio for the People: Perspectives in Working-Class MediaSpider House Ballroom2908 Fruth St, Austin, TX 787057pm-8:30pm$5 admission3 decades after video killed the radio star, community radio keeps chugging along and everyone’s grandmother now has their own podcast. Once-dominant commercial media is now forced to compete outside of its comfort zone, in the same realm as...
  • Posted on Mon Jan 30, 2017
    2016 Fulmore Middle School Student Productions Now Available on Soundcloud   The finished audio pieces from our Fall 2016 podcasting project at Fulmore Middle School are now online. At Fulmore Middle School, the Stories team worked with ESOL teacher Dana Cook, also a veteran of the Stories Summer Institute, to teach two classes of mostly refugee students how to use recording and podcasting...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 14, 2016
        Hear the finished pieces produced at the 2016 Stories Summer Institute:   Texas Folklife invites all middle and high school teachers, students, and administrators in the greater Austin area to participate in the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, a one week audio documentary production workshop. During the Summer Institute, participants will work in groups...

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