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Stories from Deep in the Heart

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Stories from Deep in the Heart
Listen to some audio pieces created through the Stories from Deep in the Heart program:Audio pieces from this program are also available to public radio stations via our Public Radio Exchange channel.
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  • Posted on Thu Jul 20, 2017
    Enjoy the finished radio pieces from the Texas Folklife Stories Summer Institute, a weeklong intensive audio production workshop for Austin-area students and teachers. Texas Folklife's 2017 “Stories from Deep in the Heart" Summer Institute is a week-long intensive workshop in audio documentary production with professional producers, journalists and cultural workers. Teachers and community member...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 15, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483,       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $73,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide    Austin, Texas...
  • Posted on Thu Jun 8, 2017
    Texas Folklife Youth Radio Program Releases 18 Original Stories on Austin Folklore   After a year of work in five Austin schools, Texas Folklife has released a series of 18 original youth-produced radio stories. The stories come from across the entire span of the city. They cover a diverse array of issues such as Latinx heritage, pro football careers, children’s improvised roleplaying...
  • Posted on Tue May 30, 2017
        Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin will be returning to present a sampling of her work in radio and folklore, as well as completed audio documentaries produced at the Stories Summer Institute by this year’s participants. The presentation and reception on June 29th is free and open to the public. The reception begins at 6PM, followed by...
  • Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
    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...
  • Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
  • Posted on Sun May 28, 2017
      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...
  • Posted on Thu Mar 30, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACTSheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483,       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO OFFER PUBLIC MEDIA WORKSHOPS   Workshops to be held in both English and Spanish will teach Podcasting for Radio and Recording Family Stories       Austin, Texas – March 22, 2017 – Texas Folklife will offer Public Media Workshops in...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 13, 2017
    Cuentos y relatos de familia - taller público de mediosTaller familiar Texas Folklife Gallery (1708 Houston St) 26 abril 2017, 6-8pm Donación sugerida: $20     Ven y aprende a convertir memorias familiares, relatos tradicionales, y herencias culturales en narraciones audiofónicas con los productores de Texas Folklife Michelle Mejía y Carlos Salazar. Las personas asistentes...
  • Posted on Mon Mar 13, 2017
    Writing for Radio - Public WorkshopCreative Writing Class (No Radio Experience Required) Texas Folklife Gallery (1708 Houston St) April 5, 2017, 6-8pm Suggested Donation: $20     Texas Folklife invites the community to learn radio production and storycraft with us! Public radio producer Jen Rice will lead participants through the process of writing radio and podcast scripts. Bring a...