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  • Posted on Fri Jun 28, 2019
    The annual Stories Summer Institute was June 17-21, 2019. During the Institute, participants crafted stories with instruction and guidance from audio radio producers and a guest folklorist instructor. Participants enrolled from education and nonprofits backgrounds and created four unique audio stories about "Women in the Austin Music Scene." The intensive workshop covered radio production, such as interviewing, logging, and sound, and also the folklore tradition of storytelling.
  • Posted on Tue Oct 2, 2018

  • 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.

  • Posted on Wed Oct 16, 2019

    We will have a Recording Booth set up at the Veterans Writers Conference from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Stop by to record your veteran's story, and any military folklore. Military folklore may include stories about objects, clothing, slang, jokes, and any other related military-related experiences.

  • Posted on Mon Sep 16, 2019

    Please join us on Sunday, September 29th, at 3 pm at the Texas Folklife Gallery for an update on the Local-Memory digital history project and a live recording of an interview with Dan Foster, fiddler and scholar. Dr. Michael Schmidt will discuss his new research on the history of Western Swing in Austin between 1940 and 1955 and recent additions to its exhibit on dance bands and Swing in Austin (1929-46). After the update, he and Joe Dobbs, musician and librarian, will interview Dan Foster about the Texas fiddle tradition and Mr.

  • 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 Jul 18, 2019

    Stories for Creative Forces Listening Party
    Monday August 12, 2019

  • Posted on Fri Jun 7, 2019
  • Posted on Wed Jun 5, 2019





    Join Texas Folklife for the premiere of our summer radio series, Women in the Austin Music Scene! Austin is known as the "live music capital of the world," and as a community we will hear  from some of the women musicians who make this true. The evening is a culmination of the Stories Summer Institute 2019.

  • Posted on Fri May 17, 2019

     


    TEXAS FOLKLIFE CROWNS 2019 BIG SQUEEZE YOUTH ACCORDION WINNERS

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