Posted on Wed Jan 1, 2014
Gracia Manzanares-Torres is a rising junior at Williams College where she is majoring in English Literature and minoring in Latino/a Studies. During her junior year at LBJ High School, Gracia was part of the program Stories from Deep in The Heart along with two of her peers. She worked on an audio story that dealt with her parents' immigration story and the cultural changes that they experienced...
Posted on Wed Dec 18, 2013
Contest Rules: http://www.texasfolklife.org/media/571
Entry Form: http://www.texasfolklife.org/media/570
Posted on Fri Oct 18, 2013
Please find our audio recording of the proceedings from the Polka Symposium Schulenburg, TX 2014 here.
Purchase tickets at OuthouseTickets.com HERETickets will also be available at the door at Sengelmann Hall
Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc. and Texas Folklife announce their partnership to produce the Texas Polka Festival & Symposium to be held in Schulenburg on...
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 artists...
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...