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  • Posted on Wed Nov 5, 2008
    Audience to help pick Big Squeeze winner Texas Folklife's 19th annual Accordion Kings concert is almost here and we're getting excited. Our Co-headliners are Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws and Tejano legends La Tropa F, and warming them up will be the Knights of Dixie Orchestra. And before that, we'll present the three finalists from our second Big Squeeze Accordion Contest. As always, the...
  • Posted on Fri Sep 5, 2008
    Texas Folklife's 19th annual Accordion Kings concert, held June 7 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, was a smashing success, with 6,000 accordion fans in attendance to cheer on our Big Squeeze contest finalists and the featured bands: La Tropa F, Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws and the Knights of Dixie Orchestra. They were particularly thrilled that a hometown boy, Houston's John Ramirez...
  • Posted on Wed Jul 23, 2014
      TEXAS FOLKLIFE AND TEXAS DANCE HALL PRESERVATION, INC. ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL “FESTIVAL OF TEXAS FIDDLING”  Day-long Festival will Feature Showcase Concerts and Dancing at historicTwin Sisters Dance Hall with  Fiddle Workshops by Masters Brian Marshall, Ed Poullard and Howard Raines  plus  Evening dance with Al Dressen’s Super Swing Revue  Austin, Texas – July...
  • Posted on Fri Mar 7, 2014
    Gallista Gallery consists of 10 artists studios, a thrift shop, and a cafe with a lounge area in the showroom/gift shop that sells Gallista products, Chicano art products, and Chicano literature. The Main Gallery holds the opening reception for our monthly featured artist every Segundo Sabado (2nd Saturday). This large room is also rented out for weddings, receptions, graduation events, birthdays...
  • Posted on Fri Mar 7, 2014
  • Posted on Fri Mar 7, 2014
    MECA is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to the healthy development of underserved youth and adults through arts and cultural programming, academic excellence, support services and community building.
  • Posted on Fri Mar 7, 2014
    After more than 10 years, the Center was complete. On October 10, 2009 the TCHCC Library, Museum and Archives was dedicated to all Texas Czechs of the past, present and future and to anyone interested in learning about the Texas Czech culture...  (979) 968-9399
  • Posted on Mon Jan 27, 2014
    Photo Credit: David DoddRuben Paul Moreno Houston, Texas Ruben Paul Moreno was a finalist in the 2010 edition of The Big Squeeze contest. Moreno hails from a musical family and grew up in Houston's Fifth Ward. In his childhood, he attended shows at Houston's Miller Outdoor Theater and other venues across the city. He began performing professionally at the age of 13. In late 2007, he received...

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