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  • Posted on Tue Apr 24, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Photo Below and More Photos Available) MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com   TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2018 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST GRAND PRIZE WINNERS Free Concert and Contest Finals Held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 21  Grand Prize Winners selected in each category: Polka, Cajun & Zydeco,...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 24, 2018
    Media Advisory April 21, 2018 The 2018 Big Squeeze Winners   Crowned today at the Bullock Texas History Museum Grand Prize Winners:   Polka: Peter Gresser, age 13, from Weatherford Cajun & Zydeco: Steven Williams, age 14, from Humble Conjunto: Melenie Lissette Gonzalez, age 17, from Rio Grande City Anthony Ortiz Jr. Conjunto Prize: Jesus F. Venegas, age 21, from Brownsville...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 24, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND POSTER ATTACHED MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com                                              ...
  • Posted on Mon Apr 23, 2018
    The #BigSqueeze2018 winners are: Conjunto 18-21 Anthony Ortiz Jr prize: Jesus Venegas Conjunto 17 under: Melanie GonzalezPolka: Peter GresserCajun/Zydeco: Steven Williams Thank you to all of our contestants, the judges decisions were very hard, every player was exceptional. Texas Folklife's goal is to encourage young accordion players to carry on these vital traditions, we...
  • Posted on Fri Apr 20, 2018
      “THE UPSHAWS OF COUNTY LINE” AT TEXAS FOLKLIFE THIS SPRING    Gallery Exhibit Opening and Reception, Thursday, May 10   Featured in West Austin Studio Tour, May 12-13 and May 19-20     Austin, Texas – April 20, 2018 –Texas Folklife will refresh its exhibit space this spring with The Upshaws of County Line. The exhibit opening will be...
  • Posted on Thu Apr 19, 2018
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  • Posted on Wed Apr 18, 2018
    Texas Folklife presents 2018 “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session  Featuring Live Music by Las Palomitas SerranasPresentation by Musician and Teacher Nesta Velazquez  and Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña  Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin,...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 11, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 29THANNUAL ACCORDION KINGS & QUEENS CONCERTFree Concert to be held at Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, June 2 Featuring 2017 NEA Heritage Fellow Eva Ybarra, Keyun Dickson & The Zydeco Masters, Jesse Lége& Bayou Brew, Czech...
  • Posted on Sun Apr 8, 2018
    THE 2018 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALS AND CONCERT Announcing the 2018 Big Squeeze Statewide Accordion Contest Finalists  Grand Prize Winners will be selected at Finals and Free Concert to be held at the Bullock Museum on Saturday, April 21  The judges’ decisions are in! Texas Folklife is pleased to announce the names of the finalists for this year’s Big Squeeze Accordion...
  • Posted on Wed Apr 4, 2018
    “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund Texas Folklife announces the launch of the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund Scholarship Fund will benefit public school teachers, students, and community members Texas Folklife is honored to announce the launch of the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Nancye Raye Moses Scholarship Fund....

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