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Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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Gus Garcia YMLA Stories Listening Party

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 14:15
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

Texas Folklife proudly invites the community to celebrate the hard work of Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy students. Over the past two weeks, students at Gus Garcia produced their own podcasts with the help of teacher Ria Ferich and Texas Folklife producers. The final series of five podcasts spans a great range of cultural activity at the school, with a special guest interview from Roberto Riggio, artistic director of renowned Austin world music band Atash.

Fulmore MS Stories Listening Party

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:15
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

 

Texas Folklife is proud to present our radio stories from Fulmore Middle School, produced by Fulmore students with assistance from teacher Dani Brandimarte and Texas Folklife producers. Over the past two weeks, Fulmore students have worked on radio production, interviewing, and audio editing techniques, as well as creative writing strategies. This series of five interview-based podcasts is the result of their hard work.

4th Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 16:00 to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 00:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event


Announcing the 4thAnnual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival
Saturday, May 27th at the Salon Monarca Ballroom
6950 US Hwy 183 Austin, TX 78719
512-554-7572
512-779-0475

More information coming soon!

Apprenticeships In The Folk & Traditional Arts: Bob Suttie & Charlie, Robbie Bubenik, Czech Polka Accordion

            As children, Robbie and Charlie Bubenik never went longer than a month without a polka show. Whether with their father, Bob Suttie’s group, Texas Legacy Czech Band, or another polka band, the exposure to this music at an early age curated a deep knowledge of the songs and melodies that typify Texas Czech Polka music. It wouldn’t be long before listening turned to playing; as Mr.

3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 12:00 to 22:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event


Texas Folklife is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Festival of Texas Fiddling! This year's event will be held on Saturday December 2nd, 2017 at Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. It will feature a combination of workshops and showcases in a variety of fiddle styles. There will also be a dance at the end of the festival. 

Artist line-up and more information coming soon!
 

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