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The Folklorist Next-door: A Community Folklife Series

New Podcast Series Streaming Now!


 A cohort of community folklife fellows explore traditional arts, community practices, values, and ritual celebrations in their communities. Fellows participated in a six-month program where they received mentorship, training workshops, and project support from cultural arts non-profit, Texas Folklife. Topics include foodways, labor, music, and celebrations. This project is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Where To Listen


All episodes of The Folklorist Next-door is available to stream on all podcast platforms starting now! Stay tuned for Season 2 updates.


Each episode has an accompanying blog post. See below:


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Projects like The Folklorist Next-door are made possible by Community Members like you! Please consider support the continuation of community folklore documentation programs making a tax-deductible donation to Texas Folklife.

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Enjoy an exclusive preview of the first episode during our GivingTuesday2022 Livestream!