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Texas Folklife

Folk and Traditional Arts of Texas

Youth Produced

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  • 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 Tue Feb 24, 2015

    Check out select pieces from our youth producers at Kealing Middle School Fall 2014 semester.  Texas Folklife partnered with Austin's African American Heritage District Project to help document the history and living culture of this important area.  Austin’s African American Cultural Heritage District comprises approximately six square miles of central east Austin.

  • Posted on Tue Dec 16, 2014

    Last Friday, the Stories Producing Team (Marcelo, Brian and Michelle) along with Texas Folklife's Charlie Lockwood & Executive Director Cristina Balli gathered at the Martin Middle School Library located in East Austin. We completed a semester residency in Ms. Karydas' Enrichment class and last Friday we listened to the final stories. The students successfully crafted audio documentaries about Martin Middle School and the surrounding neighborhood. Topics ranged from volleyball to ghosts, to Flea Markets-the students were surprised when they realized Ms.

  • Posted on Thu Nov 20, 2014

     

  • 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!