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,...
Posted on Fri Sep 9, 2016
Media Producers: Stories from Deep in the Heart Youth Audio Documentary Training Program
Texas Folklife is recruiting media producers with artistic/folklore/journalism/education aspirations to work with Stories from Deep in the Heart, our award-winning youth audio documentary training program. We work with Austin Independent School District and several local middle and high schools to produce...
Posted on Mon Jul 18, 2016
Taquerías of Southmost Gallery Exhibit OpeningWednesday August 10th6pm-8pmTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public
Featuring a talk by exhibit photographer Chuy Benitez and presentation by Mando Rayo, co-author of The Tacos of Texas, to be published by the University of Texas Press in September 2016.
Posted on Thu Jun 30, 2016
Texas Folklife Member Appreciation Reception Featuring Folklorist Rachel Hopkin
Wednesday July 20th, 6pm - 8pm
Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street / Austin, TX 78756
Join us for a Texas Folklife member appreciation reception featuring Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin, our 2016 Stories Summer Institute Guest Instructor. Rachel will give a...