Posted on Mon Jan 16, 2017
Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – Houston #1
Saturday, February 18, 2017
(Registration & Doors Open at 2pm, Show from 3pm-6pm)
4212 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004
2pm: Doors & Registration Opens
3pm: Show Start w/ Opening Remarks by Charlie Lockwood
315pm: Auditions Begin
After Auditions: Quick Break / Stage Change
4pm-430pm: Kidd Reece
445pm-6pm: Keyun & the Zydeco...
Posted on Mon Jan 16, 2017
Big Squeeze Talent Showcase – Corpus ChristiSunday February 12, 2017 (2pm-5pm, Registration Begins at 1pm)McDonald Public Library 4044 Greenwood Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Texas Folklife, Hacienda Records and the McDonald Public Library are pleased to announce that our third Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2017 in Corpus Christi, TX will take place at the library on Sunday,...
Posted on Wed Jan 11, 2017
So, you want to participate in the Big Squeeze 2017?
Follow these steps...
1) Read the entry rules, GO HERE: http://bit.ly/rules_squeeze_2017
2) Fill out the entry form.
a) To fill out the form online, GO HERE: http://bit.ly/squeeze_2017
b) To download the paper...
Posted on Mon Dec 12, 2016
It’s that time of the year! Time to start gearing up and spreading the word about this year's round of Big Squeeze Auditions, Showcases and more...
We, at Texas Folklife, are proud that the Big Squeeze is returning in 2017. After taking a year off to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the contest, this splendid program will return in all its squeezebox...
Posted on Wed Nov 23, 2016
Big Squeeze 2017 FinalsSaturday April 22, 2017 (1pm-5pm)Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Texas Folklife and the Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The event will be held from 1:00 to...
Posted on Mon Aug 15, 2016
Taquerías of Southmost Gallery ExhibitTexas Folklife Gallery1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756FREE and open to the public Gallery Hours: 10am-6pm Monday-Friday and by appointment
In 2012 Texas Folklife and the Brownsville Historical Association (BHA) partnered on “Taquerías of Southmost,” a research, documentation, exhibit, outreach and promotion project. Texas Folklife conducted fieldwork...
Posted on Thu Jan 14, 2016
MECA - Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts - in Houston presents a photographic exhibition "Taquerias of Southmost" by Chuy Benitez. This exhibition explores the boundaries of cultural richness and dialogues that touch on authentic food and cultural identity. The photo exhibit was produced by Texas Folklife and the Brownsville Historical Association as part...
Posted on Thu May 7, 2015
TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 26th ANNUAL ACCORDION KINGS & QUEENS FESTIVAL
Free Concert and Los Texmaniacs CD Release Party to be held at Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, June 6
Featuring Grammy-winning Los Texmaniacs with special guests including Flaco Jiménez, Jerome Batiste and the Zydeko Players, Debra Peters and the Love Saints, and 2015 Big Squeeze Champs ...
Posted on Wed Apr 1, 2015
In eight cities from south, central, east and north Texas,
3,100 miles covered in about 50 hours of driving (the length of a cross-country road trip!),
eleven television and radio appearances,
presenting seventy four artists in showcases to over 1,000 traditional music fans
with twelve partnering cultural organizations or businesses,
all in the span of...
Posted on Fri Mar 7, 2014
This event wil include a guest lecture by photographers Daniel Olsen and Henk Van Assen.
The ranch gate is one of the most recognizable cultural artifacts of Americana, representing the people and landscapes, history and folklore of the American West. As ranches are consolidated and ranching becomes industrialized, the number of ranches is dwindling and the handcrafted gate is...