Posted on Tue Jul 28, 2015
Forty-eight German settlers living in the vicinity of Burton, Washington County, Texas organized the La Bahia Turn Verein on July 5, 1879. In the statutes they adopted that day, they declared their purpose to be physical and spiritual development of their members and the promotion of social life. The original statutes were naturally in German as that was the regular language of the organizing members. The statutes apparently were not translated into English until 1955. Membership requirements, duties, and
Posted on Fri Apr 3, 2015
TEXAS FOLKLIFE ANNOUNCES THE 2015 BIG SQUEEZE ACCORDION CONTEST FINALISTS
Posted on Thu Jan 8, 2015
Auditions will be held at the La Joya High School Performing Arts Center. More info coming soon!
Season 3 of AMERICA REFRAMED with Host Natasha Del Toro continues with TRASH DANCE by Andrew Garrison
Posted on Wed Jun 18, 2014
On October 2, 2010, Texas Folklifeand the Border Studies Club of South Texas College, Mid-Valley Campus, hosted a bi-national convening to examine the history and current state of Tejano Conjunto and Norteño music with an engaged group of musicians, scholars, cultural workers, media professionals and the public from both sides of the border. The convening which was free and open to the public, reviewed the common history of these c
Posted on Tue Nov 26, 2013
BIG SQUEEZE AFTER-PARTY!
Tickets: $35 or $60 for two, click here to purchase tickets: http://bigsqueeze2014.brownpapertickets.com/
Includes dinner, drinks and live music with a chance to meet the 2014 Big Squeeze finalists and their families.
Proceeds benefit Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze program for young accordion players
Posted on Thu Mar 22, 2018
In February 2018, Texas Folklife hosted a discussion at Larry’s French Market & Cajun Restaurant about how the organization can support efforts of the community to encourage youth participation in Cajun traditional music. The community discussion touched on three main topics: the reasons behind decline in youth participation in Cajun music in Southeast Texas;
Posted on Thu Mar 1, 2018
TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE SOLD OUT!
Please stay tuned for more screenings and performances with Oliver Rajamani
Oliver Rajamani - Flamenco India Film Screening & Performance
Posted on Mon Oct 13, 2014
This Fall the Stories Team has put its equipment and audio skills into the hands and hearts of two classrooms on the east side of Austin!