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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


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  • 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 Feb 10, 2021

    A free five-week folklore, storytelling, and audio production workshop series for military veterans, service members, retirees, and their family members


    Sign up here or by scanning the QR code on the flyer


  • Posted on Wed Oct 16, 2019

    We'll be at the annual 

  • Kate Murray teaching editing software, Audacity, to a Stories for Creative Forces participant.
    Posted on Wed Sep 4, 2019

    Workshop Description:

    Texas Folklife welcomes the community to an audio editing workshop using Audacity. This workshop is primarily for beginners to Audacity ... or those that want to freshen up their audio editing skills! This workshop is open to all 18 years or older.

  • 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 Fri Mar 22, 2019

  • Posted on Mon Nov 28, 2016
  • Posted on Mon Mar 2, 2015

    Enjoy the finished audio stories by youth producers at Grisham Middle School during the 2014-15 school year. For this project in collaboration with "Stories from Deep in the Heart," students documented a wide range of folklife traditions, such as Norwegian and German family recipes in the U.S., the lives of community musicians and poets, and the artisan soap-making process.

  • Posted on Thu Jan 22, 2015