about this program
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.
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
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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 history of conjunto music but with a twist - all with songs about birds!
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.
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.