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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

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Stories Recording Booth at Austin Veteran's Art Conference

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 11:30 to 13:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

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.

2019 Austin to Africa Benefit

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 16:00 to 22:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

Join Bramaya for the 2019 Austin to Africa Benefit Performance for Guinea at the Sahara Lounge on the east side in Austin, Texas on Sunday, Oct 20th from 4:00-10:00 pm. 

Creative Space Survey


The Austin arts community is well aware of the creative space issues we face, so we are working together to propose potential solutions.  Over the past year, creative space needs have been discussed at monthly meetings by a small group of representatives from interested nonprofit arts groups and businesses, artists, and educational institutions. 

The Sixth Annual Polkapocalypse

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 12:00 to 17:30
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event


The Sixth Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is once again upon us! Four awesome Polka bands will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German, Polish, Gypsy, and Norteno sounds! 


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Live Interview Recording and Project Update: Texas Fiddle Traditions

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
Non-Texas-Folklife Event

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.

First Annual Texas Folk Arts Statewide Convening:Evening Program

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event

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.

Scenes from Peyoteros: A Documentary Feature in Development

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00
Event Category: 
Texas Folklife Event
Join us for a presentation of new scenes from the feature Documentary PEYOTEROS. The presentation will include updates on the film’s production and a conversation with director and producer Eugenio del Bosque.

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