Posted on Tue Nov 19, 2013
“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is an award-winning in depth folklore and audio documentary training for Austin and Central Texas high public school students and teachers. Participants create short, broadcast quality audio documentaries on the stories, folklore, arts and traditions of their families and communities. Participants are teachers and students from schools identified by AISD and...
Posted on Wed Sep 20, 2017
Gallery ExhibitThe Master & The Apprentice: Highlights from the Texas Folklife Apprenticeship Program
This exhibit features tools, instruments, finished works, photographs, audio, video and other documentation from Texas Folklife’s Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts Program. The program encourages the preservation and continuation of Texas traditions by...
Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
Texas Folklife Youth Radio Program Releases 18 Original Stories on Austin Folklore
After a year of work in five Austin schools, Texas Folklife has released a series of 18 original youth-produced radio stories. The stories come from across the entire span of the city. They cover a diverse array of issues such as Latinx heritage, pro football careers, children’s improvised roleplaying...
Posted on Tue May 30, 2017
Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will be returning to present a sampling of her work in radio and folklore, as well as completed audio documentaries produced at the Stories Summer Institute by this year’s participants. The presentation and reception on June 29th is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6PM, followed by...
Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
Texas Folklife proudly invites the community to celebrate the hard work of Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy students. Over the past two weeks, students at Gus Garcia produced their own podcasts with the help of teacher Ria Ferich and Texas Folklife producers. The final series of five podcasts spans a great range of cultural activity at the school, with a special guest interview from...
Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
Texas Folklife is proud to present our radio stories from Fulmore Middle School, produced by Fulmore students with assistance from teacher Dani Brandimarte and Texas Folklife producers. Over the past two weeks, Fulmore students have worked on radio production, interviewing, and audio editing techniques, as well as creative writing strategies. This series of five interview-based podcasts is...
Posted on Fri May 19, 2017
Texas Folklife presents “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session
Music by Tobias Hernandez Con Su Grupo Arribeño Lecture by Nesta Velazquez Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña
Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin, TexasPerformances by trovadores and...
Posted on Mon Mar 13, 2017
Cuentos y relatos de familia - taller público de mediosTaller familiar
Texas Folklife Gallery (1708 Houston St)
26 abril 2017, 6-8pm
Donación sugerida: $20
Ven y aprende a convertir memorias familiares, relatos tradicionales, y herencias culturales en narraciones audiofónicas con los productores de Texas Folklife Michelle Mejía y Carlos Salazar. Las personas asistentes...
Posted on Tue Feb 14, 2017
Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM) Listening Parties
March 9, 2017 at Martin Middle School
9:10am - student premiere
5:00pm - student and parent listening party
We are proud to announce the premiere of a new series of radio stories for the Stories from Deep in the Heart, in collaboration with the Innovation Academy at Martin (IAM). The new pieces cover a broad range of students' community and...
Posted on Mon Jan 30, 2017
“Stories from Deep in the Heart”
2017 Summer Institute Radio Documentary Workshop
June 21-28, 2017
Public Listening Event June 29
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,...