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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas


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  • Posted on Wed May 25, 2016

    Eastside Kings Foundation Fundraiser 2016

    Come out and support a fantastic cause Saturday June 25, 1-11pm.
    We will be holding a Fundraiser and Raffle to raise funds for the Eastside Kings Foundation.
    This foundation puts on a festival ones a year in September “To preserve and promote the cultural heritage of African American blues, jazz and gospel”.

  • Posted on Tue Jun 23, 2015

  • Posted on Tue Nov 26, 2013

    Tap dance is a folk art form that drew from Irish and other percussive forms of dance but originated in the American South in the mid 19th Century. It gained wider audiences in the early 1900s in the Vaudeville and jazz scenes. Many of the members of my "folklife family" don't know this, but my first passion in life is dance.