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
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 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 Oct 13, 2014
This Fall the Stories Team has put its equipment and audio skills into the hands and hearts of two classrooms on the east side of Austin!
The team is being lead by Marcelo Teson, Program Director and Summer Institute Lead Instructor for Stories From Deep in the Heart.
First up, we are working with Veteran Stories fellow Mrs. Sarah Waggoner at Kealing Middle School Magnet....
Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
In the fall of 2012, Stories from Deep in the Heart teamed up with 2011’ Summer Institute Alumni Chana Temple to create digital postcards with Ms. Temple’s middle school French class. Students brought in photos of traditions or rituals from their own family albums. Students wrote, narrated, and recorded their own brief audio/visual “postcard” using their photos as inspiration, which were...
Posted on Wed Mar 5, 2014
Texas Folklife preserves, promotes and presents the rich cultural heritage of our Lone Star State. As such, we look in all corners of our cities and towns, large and small, to find the people with meaningful lives and practices to share with the rest of us. In order to do that we depend on collaborating with other organizations who have relationships to their communities at the ground...