Posted on Tue Nov 19, 2013
“Stories from Deep in the Heart” is an award-winning in depth folklore and audio documentary training for Austin and Central Texas high public school students and teachers. Participants create short, broadcast quality audio documentaries on the stories, folklore, arts and traditions of their families and communities. Participants are teachers and students from schools identified by AISD and...
Posted on Mon Mar 14, 2016
Hear the finished pieces produced at the 2016 Stories Summer Institute:
Texas Folklife invites all middle and high school teachers, students, and administrators in the greater Austin area to participate in the “Stories from Deep in the Heart” Summer Institute, a one week audio documentary production workshop. During the Summer Institute, participants will work in groups...
Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
Texas Folklife proudly invites the public to a free listening party at Fulmore Middle School, where we will premiere a series of short student documentaries about community life and traditions. These audio stories were produced by Texas Folklife’s Stories from Deep in the Heart program in partnership with Dana Cook’s ESOL classes. The finished pieces cover a wide range of cultural content,...
Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
Mission Statement: To provide educational opportunities that inspire global thinking and social responsibility.
Vision: Falcons will reach their full potential to make a positive impact on their community.
Staff Motto: Be the person you want to see in our students.
School Colors: Royal Blue and White
Posted on Thu Jun 30, 2016
Texas Folklife Member Appreciation Reception Featuring Folklorist Rachel Hopkin
Wednesday July 20th, 6pm - 8pm
Texas Folklife House - 1708 Houston Street / Austin, TX 78756
Join us for a Texas Folklife member appreciation reception featuring Folklorist / NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin, our 2016 Stories Summer Institute Guest Instructor. Rachel will give a...
Posted on Tue Jun 14, 2016
TEXAS FOLKLIFE’S “STORIES FROM DEEP IN THE HEART” SUMMER INSTITUTE 2016 ANNOUNCED
Local Teachers, Administrators, and Students to Create Audio Stories in Intensive Weeklong Workshop
Stories will be shared in a Free, Public Presentation at UT’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall on Friday, July 22
Austin, Texas – June 13, 2016...
Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
Texas Folklife has recently concluded our Spring 2016 Podcasting Techniques initiative. Podcasting Techniques is a series of workshops with teachers and students to facilitate community podcasts. In total, nearly 200 students worked to develop their own recordings through the program, completing 19 school podcasts throughout Austin ISD and Round Rock ISD. The initiative was developed as part of...
Posted on Wed Jan 13, 2016
What: Stories from Deep in the Heart O. Henry Middle School Listening PartyWhen: Thursday January 21st, 2016 (8:10am-9:46am)Where: O. Henry Middle School Library (Address: 2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703)On Thursday January 21st during 2nd period from 8:10am-9:46am students from O. Henry Middle School will hold a listening party to present their audio documentaries created in...
Posted on Wed May 27, 2015
Blues from Deep in the Heart: A kick-off for Stories Summer InstituteMusic by: Soul Man Sam, Orange Jefferson, Mac Mcintosh, Eddie and The Evereadys Q&A with the artists by Eddie Stout of Eastside Kings FestivalSaturday June 27, 20155:00pm-8:00pm C-Boy's Heart & Soul2008 South Congress AveAustin, TX $8 CoverBlues from Deep in the Heart: a kick-off for Texas...
Posted on Wed Apr 15, 2015
On Tuesday May 12th 1:00pm-2:30pm, high school students from Kenneth Rogers' Radio Broadcast class will hold a Listening Party to present audio documentaries created in partnership with Stories from Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife.
The students were offered the opportunity to work with Project Director Marcelo Teson, producers Carlos Salizar and Brian Griffith, and...