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  • Posted on Wed Jul 30, 2014
  • Posted on Wed Jun 18, 2014

    On October 2, 2010, Texas Folklifeand the Border Studies Club of South Texas College, Mid-Valley Campus, hosted a bi-national convening to examine the history and current state of Tejano Conjunto and Norteño music with an engaged group of musicians, scholars, cultural workers, media professionals and the public from both sides of the border.  The convening which was free and open to the public, reviewed the common history of th

  • Posted on Thu Jun 12, 2014

    The Star of Texas Folklife is an award, first given at our 25th Anniversary Gala, that acknowledges artists and ambassadors to the arts who have shown exemplary efforts toward the preservation of the folk arts of Texas.


    Three award were given to Johnny Gimble, Santiago Jimenez, and Barbara Lynn in 2010. In 2014, at the 25th Anniversary of Accordion Kings & Queens, Mary Thomas became the fourth awardee.

  • Posted on Tue May 20, 2014
    Annelize Machado & Maraa Dance Theatre present:
    Kavi, a performance featuring Contemporary dance & Hindustani Vocals 
  • Posted on Tue May 6, 2014

    The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.


    The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.

  • Posted on Thu Apr 24, 2014

    WHO:               Eduardo Vera Luna and Raul Orduña

  • Posted on Thu Apr 17, 2014
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  • Posted on Fri Jan 3, 2014

  • 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 history of conjunto music but with a twist - all with songs about birds!

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