Stories from Deep in the Heart, a project of Texas Folklife

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Stories from Deep in the Heart teaches middle and high school students and teachers how to document their favorite family and community traditions.  Stories from Deep in the Heart is a project of Texas Folklife, based in Austin, TX.

For more, visit:
http://www.texasfolklife.org/storiesfromdeepintheheart.html
http://www.texasfolklife.org
https://soundcloud.com/texasfolklife
 

Pieces

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WOBEON Founder Jakes Srinivasan discusses the origins of WOBEON, WOBEONFEST, and the power of Austin's world music movement

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
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Layalina is a unique musical collective whose members have connections to the Middle East. Three members of the group share their perspectives on t...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:36
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Leng Wong, founder of Austin's theater company, Lucky Chaos produces work that explores the experiences of being Asian and Asian American in Texas.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:27
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Our Stories youth fellows introduce us to the friendly people and flourishing communities of Austin's Asian American Resource Center.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
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The curiosity of two young musicians leads them to the doorstep of master sitar player Indrajit Banerjee.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
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Brazilian keyboardist Paula Maya discusses her music career and Música Popular Brasileira, a combination of original songwriting and Brazilian urba...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:27

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 06:09

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:42

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 03:54
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Auveed & Mateen's Excellent Adventure: A story about two cousins and a luthier.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 06:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Organic Path: Two teens explore an unusual vocation that inspires new options for their future.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 04:33
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A Passion for Bharata Natyam: Classical Indian dance comes to central Texas

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 05:24
  • Purchases: 1
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A youth reporter describes her family’s passion for an Austin-based Great Dane rescue project. Ruff!

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 05:10
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Welcome to the Texas rodeo, where the bbq is delicious, the smell is ripe, and…. assault rifles are auctioned off? Yeehaw?

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 05:02
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A middle schooler with hopes of joining the MMA explores the physical & mental rigors of boxing in this experimental sound-rich essay. By Kealing M...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth producers at Kealing Middle School investigate the talents of pitmaster extraordinaire, Aaron T. Franklin, who has created a “monster” on Aus...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Two iconic Austin burger joints created by a dueling divorced couple, Kealing youth producers report on how Fran and Dan’s hamburgers might be succ...

  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 05:34
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Akins High School youth producers wanted to learn about New Orleans blues from their geography teacher and blues harmonica player Greg Izor. But w...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Curious about the presence of New Orleans culture in Austin after Hurricane Katrina, a group of Akins High School youth producers meet a New Orlean...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 1
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1, 2, 3, 4....Youth producers at Gorzycki Middle School explore dance.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 02:33