Posted on Tue Nov 26, 2013
Photos: cover of Fritos Pie book; Kaleta Doolin in Fritos car; Doolin reading at Texas Folklife gallery
Fritos Pie continues to be showcased in the Smithsonian's exhibit "FOOD: Transforming the American Table" and will be extended until 2017. Part of the Fritos Pie Exhibit was on display at Texas Folklife the Spring and Summer of 2013 and is now available for touring. Interested...
Posted on Tue Oct 1, 2013
Texas Folklife just returned from our nation’s capital after having the great honor of presenting for the third time for American Folklife Center’s Homegrown Concert Series. Our first time was in 2009 when we brought legendary blues guitarist Barbara Lynn and her band from Beaumont, TX. We were invited back last year to present Los Tres Reyes, the kings of trio music and were...
Posted on Mon Jan 16, 2017
Posted on Tue Mar 8, 2016
TEXAS FOLKLIFE Presents THE BIG SQUEEZE TENTH ANIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA CONCERT Saturday May 7, 2016, 1pm-5pm at Bullock Texas State History Museum 1800 N. Congress Ave - Austin, TX
Show will Celebrate theTenth Anniversary of Texas Folklife’s Big Squeeze Program and Showcase past winners of the Statewide Accordion Contest
Line-Up:Los Morales Boyz (Conjunto) ...
Posted on Wed Jan 21, 2009
Weslaco, Texas native Roel Flores saw his first cotton field – and began picking what he initially thought was cotton candy – at age 6. The first-generation American son of Mexican immigrants was 15 when he became a full-time migrant worker and began playing bajo-sexto with a conjunto band on weekends. He began conveying his experiences via canvas only 12 years ago, filling his paintings with...