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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

Stories from Deep in the Heart

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Stories from Deep in the Heart
Listen to some audio pieces created through the Stories from Deep in the Heart program:Audio pieces from this program are also available to public radio stations via our Public Radio Exchange channel.
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  • Kate Murray teaching editing software, Audacity, to a Stories for Creative Forces participant.
    Posted on Wed Sep 4, 2019

    Workshop Description:

  • 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 Nov 6, 2019

    Texas Folklife and Akins High School Austin Corps invite the public to join us for the premiere of a new radio and podcast series, "Stories About Texas Artists and Akins High.” This series of audio documentaries about Texas artists and activism, civics, and Akins High traditions has been produced in collaboration with Texas Folklife’s student and community documentary training program, Stories from Deep in the Heart, and with Akins High School Austin Corps senior class lead by Social Studies Teacher Linda O’Neal.

  • Posted on Wed Nov 6, 2019

    Austin City Hall is the seat of Austin municipal government, located at 301 W 2nd St in downtown Austin, Texas. The current building was completed in 2004. Austin formerly operated its City Hall at 124 West 8th Street.

  • 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 Fri Jul 26, 2019


    Texas Folklife and VSA Texas Announce “Stories for Creative Forces Listening Party”

    Monday August 12, 2019


    Cultural Activities Center

    3011 N 3rd St, Temple, TX 76501

    Free and open to the public with RSVP

    A Presentation of Audio Stories and Writing Projects Created by Veterans during Creatives Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network Projects by Texas Folklife & VSA Texas

  • Posted on Thu Jul 18, 2019

    Stories for Creative Forces Listening Party
    Monday August 12, 2019

  • Posted on Tue Jul 9, 2019
    Veterans, service members and their families are welcome to attend a storytelling workshop.