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  • Posted on Wed Nov 25, 2015
    Texas Folklife presents Cigar Box Guitar Exhibit by Tomas Salas and W.T. Bryant  Live Cigar Box Guitar Music Featured at Opening Reception  WHERE:             Texas Folklife House Gallery, 1708 Houston Street, Austin  WHEN:                December...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 24, 2015
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  • Posted on Thu Nov 19, 2015
    Feast of St. Cecilia - TXF Member Appreciation Party & House Concert with Los Texmaniacs and David Hidalgo & Steve Berlin of Los Lobos Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 5:00 to 8:00 pm Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street WE ARE EXTREMELY SORRY THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT; WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT AND LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU WITH ANOTHER GREAT PROGRAM IN THE NEAR FUTURE.   Texas...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 17, 2015
    House Concert Series: An Evening with Kitty Sawtelle ScottShowcase featuring vocal coach Kitty Sawtelle Scott with special guest guitarist Jimmie Dreams  When: Friday December 11th, 2015: 7:00pm-9:00pmWhere: Texas Folklife House (1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756)Tickets available for $20 via Brownpaper Tickets:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2466816 This performance will feature...
  • Posted on Fri Nov 13, 2015
    NOW TWO SHOWS - tickets now on sale! Don't wait - our last show in this theatre sold out.TICKETS ONLINE: http://casita.prfdance.org/sembrando2015~~Sembrando Herencia 2015 - Mi Tierra BoricuaSaturday, December 5, 2015 at 6:30pmSunday, December 6, 2015 at 3:00pmCarver Museum - Boyd Vance Theatre1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702SHARE OUR FLYER: http://prfdance.org/flyers/...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 10, 2015
    Texas Master Fiddler Award Daniel Cendalski by Frank Motley Daniel Cendalski, born December 13,1940 is the last of the active traditional fiddlers of Polish music in Washington County,Texas. His immigrant grandfather, Stanley, who arrived in Texas in 1895, played Polish songs on both the clarinet and button accordion. Stanley had four sons, all of whom were musicians, including Daniel's father,...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 10, 2015
    Texas Master Fiddler Award Jose Moreno, “El Fidelero del Valle”  by Cristina Balli Jose Moreno, or Don Jose as he is known to many, is a keeper of an almost extinct U.S.-Mexico border musical tradition.   For decades he was one of the rare musicians to perform border region string band music featuring traditional Mexican and border songs on fiddle, accompanied by bajo sexto,...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 10, 2015
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES TEXAS MASTER FIDDLER AWARDS   Awards Given at the 2nd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling First Recipients: Polish Fiddler Daniel Cendalski and Jose Moreno from the Rio Grande Valley    The second annual Festival of Texas Fiddling was held on Saturday, November 7, at the historic dancehall La Bahia Turn Verein. The Festival is sponsored by Texas...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 21, 2015
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com     TEXAS FOLKLIFE LAUNCHES “2016 Apprenticeships in the Folk & Traditional Arts” PROGRAM   Grants of up to $1,500 available for Apprentices to train with Master Artists in the Folk and Traditional Arts of TexasPriority given to Polka and Zydeco Applications, but...
  • Posted on Mon Oct 19, 2015
    The Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife present the Second First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE!   Sunday October 25 2015, from noon to 5:30 PM   At the Elisabet Ney Museum, 304 E 44th Street, 78751 Our headline act this year? The pride of Denton Texas, Grammy Award winners BRAVE COMBO!! Also featuring Mazeltov Cocktail Hour, The Fabulous Polkasonics, Conjunto Los Pinkys and Polish Pete...

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