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Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Fri Oct 7, 2016
    Texas Folklife Fall 2016 House Concert SeriesTexas Folklife’s intimate music series featuring roots music and emphasizing the non-profit’s mission to present the state’s traditional arts and cultureWed 10/26 (7pm-9pm) Bob Hoffnar Plays Pedal Steel Guitar, with Janie Cowan (Upright Bass)Wed 11/16 (7pm-9pm) Arazeel: Brazilian and Arab Music Fusion Wed 12/14 (7pm-9pm) ...
  • Posted on Mon Feb 3, 2014
      Applications for 2018 are closed. Interested applicants for 2019 can complete a short sign-up form before the release of the application later this year through the links below: Please Click Here for the Online Sign-Up Form Please Click Here for the Physical Sign-Up Form  apprenticeship_8.5x11_poster_no_date-page-001.jpg 2018 Program Guidelines and Application...
  • Posted on Wed Jun 20, 2018
    Texas Folklife would like to congratulate one of our long-time collaborators, “The Empress of Gulf Coast Soul,” Barbara Lynn, on receiving a 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowship.  Lynn is one of ten artists to receive this distinction in the 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowship class. You can read more about the NEA National Heritage Fellowship in the Press Release below.In 2009...
  • Posted on Tue May 8, 2018
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Sheree Scarborough (512) 922-5483, sheree.scarborough@gmail.com       TEXAS FOLKLIFE TO RECEIVE $65,000 FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS   Funding will Support “Stories from Deep in the Heart” and the Apprenticeship Program   More than $80 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide       Austin, Texas...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 25, 2018
    The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions at Los Fresnos High School is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in the Rio Grande Valley. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome including Conjunto, Zydeco, Cajun, Polka and more. ...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Houston #1The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at Cafe 4212 is one of many Big Squeeze events across Texas in 2018 and one of two Big Squeeze events in Houston. Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion Program searches for the top youth accordionist talent in Texas. All genres of accordion music are welcome...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Dallas Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our second Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Dallas at the Pleasant Grove Branch Library on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at Pleasant Grove Branch Library is one of many Big Squeeze events across...
  • Posted on Tue Jan 23, 2018
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE PRESENTS The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Auditions – Ennis Texas Folklife is pleased to announce that our first Big Squeeze Talent Showcase of 2018 will take place in Ennis at the Ennis Czech Music Festival at Sokol Hall on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The Big Squeeze Talent Showcase & Audition at the Ennis Czech Music Festival is one of many Big Squeeze events...
  • Posted on Tue Dec 26, 2017
    ***Keep checking back for updates! This will be the 12th year for The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest. We are excited to find and showcase accordion talent! Accordionists can enter by performing two songs at any of the below showcases where they will be videotaped by Texas Folklife or they submit a video entry digitally, by mail or e-mail. They do not have to do both, unless they feel...
  • Posted on Mon Nov 20, 2017
    Just a week after premiering their stories, students at Hogg Middle School have seen their projects broadcast on two radio stations, with at least one more in the works.  The students were part of Stories from Deep in the Heart, Texas Folklife’s award-winning radio and podcast education program. The Stories program has been helping Texas communities tell their oral histories for 9 years...

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