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Texas Folklife

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  • 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 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...

    The Devil's Box: SXSW 2011 Accepted Film

  • Posted on Mon May 28, 2018
    Free general admission with RSVPTexas Folklife and the Workers Defense Project invite the public to join us for the premiere of our new radio series, "Immigration and Labor: Stories from the Texas Workforce," as well as a talk by Dr. Suzanne Seriff of the University of Texas at Austin on her work in folklore.  This series of audio documentaries about labor, immigration, and workers has...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 22, 2018
    In February 2018, Texas Folklife hosted a discussion at Larry’s French Market & Cajun Restaurant about how the organization can support efforts of the community to encourage youth participation in Cajun traditional music.  The community discussion touched on three main topics: the reasons behind decline in youth participation in Cajun music in Southeast Texas; comparisons between...
  • Posted on Mon Jan 15, 2018
    Stories from Deep in the Heart 2018 Summer Institute Radio Documentary Workshop June 20-27, 2018 Texas Folklife invites all community members interested in radio and folklore 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 with...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
    Texas Folklife PresentsRadio for the People: Perspectives in Working-Class MediaSpider House Ballroom2908 Fruth St, Austin, TX 78705Thursday July 6th, 7pm-8:30pm$5 admissionTickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/radio-for-the-people-perspectives-in-working-class-media-tickets-35250533294?aff=es2Special Offer: Buy advance tickets to Radio for the People: Perspectives in Working-...
  • 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...

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