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  • Posted on Wed Oct 25, 2017
    Overview Ballet Nepantla presents its inaugural dance celebration “Sin Fronteras,” an impassioned and innovative representation of stories from Greater Mexico to be performed before audiences in Austin, San Antonio, and the Rio Grande Valley-- the birthplace of Ballet Nepantla. "Sin Fronteras" searches for the soul of the borderlands through a dynamic exploration of historical and cultural...
  • Posted on Wed Oct 18, 2017
    The Elizabeth Ney Museum and Texas Folklife Present THE FOURTH FIRST ANNUAL POLKAPOCALYPSE! The FOURTH First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is once again upon us! Four awesome Polka bands will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Ukranian, Polish, Gypsy, and Norteno sounds!  Address:   Elizabeth Ney Museum          ...
  • Posted on Mon May 22, 2017
    Announcing the 4thAnnual Huapango Sin Fronteras FestivalSaturday, May 27th at the Salon Monarca Ballroom6950 US Hwy 183 Austin, TX 78719512-554-7572512-779-0475 More information coming soon!
  • Posted on Fri May 19, 2017
    Texas Folklife presents “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival Informational Session  Music by Tobias Hernandez Con Su Grupo Arribeño  Lecture by Nesta Velazquez Festival Information from Festival Founder and Organizer Raul Orduña   Guest presentation regarding huapango music and the “Huapango Sin Fronteras” Festival in Austin, TexasPerformances by trovadores and...
  • Posted on Fri Apr 28, 2017
    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. The festival day program includes a symposium, presentations and showcase concerts by master fiddlers from styles across Texas. The evening western swing dance features Texas favorites Bobby Flores and the Yellow...
  • Posted on Tue Apr 25, 2017
    Due to weather, this event has been postponed until June 10th. Stay tuned for more details The Elisabet Ney Mueum hosts its FIFTH ANNUAL NEY DAY! When: Saturday May 20 from 12PM to 5PM. Where: Elisabet Ney Museum             304 E 44th St.             Austin, TX 78751 Texas Folklife will be tabling at Ney Day! throughout the day....
  • Posted on Fri Apr 7, 2017
    2nd Annual Burnet Road Block PartySaturday,  September 23rd, 20172 PM – 5 PM   The Little Longhorn Saloon (outside on the lot) 5434 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756Admission is FREE with RSVP, suggested $10 donation   Join us for the 2nd Annual Burnet Road Block Party outside at The Little Longhorn Saloon on Saturday September 23rd, 2017 (2pm-5pm).  We'll have a...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 30, 2017
    Texas Folklife is excited to announce our participation in Big Medium's West Austin Studio Tour 2017! Our current exhibit Cowboys: East Germany will be on display throughout West. Join us at our gallery May 13-14 and 20-21st.  Drinks and snacks will be available for donation throughout the day, with happy hour  drinks from 4pm-6pm each day of the tour. Texas Folklife Gallery1708...
  • Posted on Thu Oct 6, 2016
    The Elisabeth Ney Museum and Texas Folklife Present THE THIRD ANNUAL POLKAPOCALYPSE!   Austin, TX - October 30th - The Third Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome polka bands -- including two Grammy (TM) winners -- will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Ukrainian, Polish, Slavic, and Norteno sounds! Austin's Fabulous Polkasonics, Houston'...
  • Posted on Thu May 26, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2016   Contact: Cristina Balli (956) 346-5854   Third Annual Huapango Sin Fronteras Festival presents Informational Session by organizer Raul Orduña Music by Smithsonian Recording Artists Los Camperos de Valle and Las Palomitas Serranas   WHO:               Huapango Sin...