Posted on Wed May 4, 2016
The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC): Central Texas’ Premier Middle Eastern Dance Event Enters Its 2nd Decade
Posted on Wed Oct 14, 2020
The 2021 Apprenticeship Program application is now open!
Application and Additional Information Below
- Posted on Fri Oct 16, 2020
Posted on Thu Jan 30, 2020
Clockwise, from left: 2020 master Yuxin Mei; 2020 Master Thanmayee Krishnamruthy;
2020 Master Mike Beumel; and 2020 Master Gideon Alorwoyie.
TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES 2020 APPRENTICESHIPS IN THE FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS AWARDEES
Eight Master and Apprentice Pairs Awarded $3,000
An Array of Traditional Art Forms Represented – from Pingelap Stick Dancing to Conjunto Accordion Playing
Posted on Tue Jan 7, 2020
Early in 2019 Sabrina Yakana participated in the Texas Folklife Apprenticeship Program. She learned the traditional art of Pingelapese stick dance from master artist Sepir Yakana, a dance previously done to train hand eye coordination for warriors entering into battle. Now, however, the dance serves as a way to entertain.
Posted on Tue Sep 10, 2019
First Annual Texas Folk Arts Statewide Convening: Evening Program
Discussion, presentations and artist demonstrations about the folk arts and traditions of the Lone Star State.
Posted on Thu Feb 21, 2019
Not Just OOM-PAH Weekend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Posted on Fri Jun 22, 2018
The Austin Belly Dance Convention has been bringing together the Middle Eastern dance and Belly Dance community since its inception. Cabaret, folklore, and tribal dances are all represented by our collection of hand-picked performer
Posted on Wed Apr 25, 2018
The 2017 Festival of Texas Fiddling Symposium Session took place on December 1, 2017 at the historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall in Blanco, TX. The session was sponsored by Humanities Texas, with the goal of creating collaborative synergies between scholarly researchers, musicians, dancers, members of the Blanco, TX community, members of the general public, and listeners.