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 14, 2020
The 2021 Apprenticeship Program application is now closed.
Thank you to everyone who applied!
Application and Additional Information Below
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 Wed Feb 6, 2019
Texas Folklife Presents:
Stories for Creative Forces,a two-day workshop in Temple with special guest folklorist Eric Eliason.
Veterans, service members and their families are welcome to attend a storytelling workshop. The two-day workshop is free to attend with advance registration - register at the Eventbrite ticket link. Registration ends August 2 at 5 pm.
Posted on Wed Dec 19, 2018
Documentary Feature in Development
Directed by Eugenio del Bosque G.
Posted on Tue Nov 20, 2018
Posted on Tue Aug 7, 2018
On September 13, Austin Music will hold a launch party for its first digital public history exhibit. The exhibit covers music in Austin between 1930 and 1950, with a focus on dance bands, jazz orchestras, and Western Swing. In addition to segments on regional musicians, it features segments on important concerts by Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, and Paul Whiteman. The launch party will include a guided tour of the digital exhibit, a discussion of the project as a whole, and talks on music, segregation, and politics in Austin in this period.
Posted on Mon Jul 9, 2018
After a week of hard work, the 2018 Summer Institute concluded with a listening party on June 28th at the Worker's Defense Project. The venue was packed with people coming to hear our participants' podcasts chronicling stories and folklore related to this year's theme of Immigration and Labor.
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.
Posted on Fri Mar 23, 2018
Audio Producers and Journalists Wanted for Summer Radio Training