Posted on Wed Feb 5, 2014
If it is February, it means it is time for another fun-packed weekend of puro conjunto at the Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival held at the Austin Moose Lodge. Bring the family! You can find more information on admission (daily tickets or weekend passes), lodging options and other frequently asked questions over at Rancho Alegre. Texas Folklife is proud to serve as a sponsor of the Rancho Alegre...
Posted on Fri Jan 3, 2014
March 20 - 21, 2014, from 6pm to 6pm, I Live Here, I Give Here is bringing back the biggest giving day in Austin, the 24-hour online giving festival, Amplify Austin. Help support Texas Folklife, our programs and wonderful artists by making a contribution.
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Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013
Texas Folklife was proud to partner with the Trinity River Audubon Center in Dallas to wish a buen viaje to the monarch butterflies as they migrated south through Texas to their final destination in the forests of Michoacan, Mexico. To celebrate the occasion, the TRAC held a festival with a variety of presentations on butterflies and Latino-themed cultural programs, like the...
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 Wed Sep 11, 2013
Texas Folklife presents Los Texmaniacs at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage and Library of Congress on 9/11/2013.
Los Texmaniacs mix the simplest yet finest ingredients of Texas music to create a sound solidly rooted in tradition, exploding with contemporary vitality. Their versatility has led them to perform at The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, The International Accordion Festival,...
Posted on Mon May 7, 2012
Austin, TX – Texas Folklife presents an afternoon of Texas-style fiddle music with a screening of The Devil’s Box, a feature-length documentary, and award-winning Texas State Champ fiddlers at the Moose Lodge on the east side of Austin from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, July 8.
The film is directed by UT Film School grad Jason Hammond, and produced by Austinite Beth Jasper, partners in...
Posted on Tue Dec 7, 2010
Announcing a year of celebrations, a look back at accomplishments, and launch of the next 25 years
Austin, Texas – Celebrating its 25th year presenting and preserving the diverse cultures and living heritage of the Lone Star State, Texas Folklife announces a year of outstanding programs and anniversary festivities. The non-profit organization, founded in 1984, honors the authentic...
Posted on Thu Oct 7, 2010
For a greater understanding about how the Bharata Natyam dance ties into ancient South Indian temple traditions, Join us on December 4th and 5th at Helm Fine Arts Center (6500 St. Stephen’s Dr, Austin, TX) for a 4pm performance along with a short documentary screening of A Day in the Life of the Chennakeshava Temple, directed by Anuradha Naimpally. Tickets: $10 general admission and $8...
Posted on Tue May 31, 2016
This July Folklife Córdoba will hold the first appalachian-style square dance ever in the Argentine interior.
Thanks to a $50,000-peso ($3,000 USD) grant from the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, the Folklife Festival: La Fiesta Celebración de Independencias will be held at 8 p.m. July 8, 2016 in downtown Córdoba, Argentina. The event will celebrate both Argentine Independence Day, July 9...
Posted on Thu Oct 16, 2014
We want to thank everyone that made it out to our 30th Anniversary Launch Party! We appreciate your support!