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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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  • Posted on Thu Dec 28, 2017
    It’s that time of the year! It's time to start squeezebox practice and time to dust off those dance moves.    We are gearing up for 2018’s round of the Big Squeeze. This is the program's 12th year.    I am glad to be back with the program again this year. There is nothing I am more passionate about in this world than Texan music, traditions and history. The preservation...
  • Posted on Wed Jan 11, 2017
      big_squeeze_2017_showcase_flyer_v3_ig_4.jpg So, you want to participate in the Big Squeeze 2017? Follow these steps... 1)     Read the entry rules, GO HERE:  2)     Fill out the entry form. a)     To fill out the form online, GO HERE:  b)     To download the paper...
  • Posted on Mon Dec 12, 2016
    big_squeeze_logo_2017.jpg It’s that time of the year! Time to start gearing up and spreading the word about this year's round of Big Squeeze Auditions, Showcases and more...  We, at Texas Folklife, are proud that the Big Squeeze is returning in 2017.  After taking a year off to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the contest, this splendid program will return in all its squeezebox...
  • Posted on Tue Sep 27, 2016
    TEXAS FOLKLIFE FALL 2016 HOUSE CONCERT SERIES Bob Hoffnar Plays Pedal Steel Guitar, with Janie Cowan (Upright Bass) on October 26th, 2016 WHEN: October 26th, 2016 (7pm-9pm) WHERE: Texas Folklife House 1708 Houston St. Austin, TX 78756 Tickets: $10 General Admission $5 for Texas Folklife Members (Join or renew your membership here: http://...
  • Posted on Tue Nov 17, 2015
    House Concert Series: An Evening with Kitty Sawtelle ScottShowcase featuring vocal coach Kitty Sawtelle Scott with special guest guitarist Jimmie Dreams  When: Friday December 11th, 2015: 7:00pm-9:00pmWhere: Texas Folklife House (1708 Houston St / Austin, TX 78756)Tickets available for $20 via Brownpaper Tickets: This performance will feature...
  • Posted on Fri Oct 9, 2015
    Join us as we celebrate the release of Keyif, Atlas Maior's newest release, at Central Market North. Enjoy Atlas Maior's blend of world grooves, delicious food and beverages, and Central Market's family-friendly atmosphere! The group will be joined by some fabulous dancers, including the lovely Rania Kandil and representatives of Perennial Dance Company.Keyif, a Turkish concept that translates...
  • Posted on Fri Feb 27, 2015
    I am proud to announce that I have been selected as a recipient for a 2015 Community Research Grant from The Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin.  This fall I will work with a UT humanities faculty member and access the University's archival and library holdings to do research related to Texas music recordings.  This project will help advance Texas Folklife's...
  • Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
    Auditions will be held at the La Joya High School Performing Arts Center. More info coming soon! 

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