Posted on Tue Feb 13, 2018
Excerpt of a review from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, a Texas State Historical Association publication, about the book "The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family" by Richard S. Orton
"In The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family, documentary photographer Richard Orton chronicles the Upshaws, an African American family of the rural East Texas community of County...
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...
Posted on Mon Jan 16, 2017
Posted on Tue Mar 22, 2016
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 July 22nd is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6PM, followed by the...
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....