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Luis Jiménez: The Texas Folklife Resources Tribute
"...completed was a drawn-on-stone lithograph that he created for Texas Folklife Resources. Titled La Voz de la Frontera, the..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Culture Bash
"...Like Good Samaritans of lost arts, Texas Folklife Resources can look back on their 10 years..."

July 21, 1995 Music Feature

Texas Culture Bash '96
"...In I'll Take Texas, Mary Lasswell wrote, "I am forced to conclude that..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Music Feature

Texas Barbecue Soundtrack
"...Once we knew when and where the big Texas barbecue fandango was to take place, the next issue..."

June 14, 2002 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Faster Than Sound: Gary Keller’s Austin Music Movement Shifts Resources
Major music advocacy funding impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
"...organization for music advocacy, the Austin Music Movement, shifted resources behind the scenes. The group – “focused on stabilizing,..."

April 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Thanks Barbara Lynn
Empress of Gulf Coast soul graces the North Door Saturday
"...almost half a century to 2009 and the American Folklife Center in Washington, D.C., honored her at both the..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Our readers talk back.
"...ripe old age of 76, and having lived in Texas since 1930, longer than a lot of the native..."

June 30, 2000 Column

Dream Lady
Cindy Walker, the queen of Western Swing, reflects on a lifetime of songwriting
"...On the occasion of Texas Folklife Resources (www.texas celebrating Walker's accomplishments this Sunday..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Texas Folklife Resources gets a new executive director, and the Texas Commission for the Arts honors five outstanding Texas artists, arts administrators, and organizations.
"...Jasper decided to step down from the leadership of Texas Folklife Resources after an admirable 17 years as director,..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Larger Than Life
The late Luis Jiménez created art on a grand scale – and lived life that way, too
"...that people would want to honor the person. Thus, Texas Folklife Resources, which was on the receiving end of..."

March 30, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Food-o-File" is on the Basil's case and other big restaurant changes.
"...the space formerly occupied by Girasole... Stop by the Texas French Bread location at 29th and Rio Grande streets..."

July 18, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
The new photo exhibitions “Kosova24: Life After Wartime” and “The Welcoming Table” may document radically different experiences, but they share a sense of life turning from season to season, generation to generation, persisting even in the face of dramatic upheavals. Life goes on, and both shows offer portraits of human resilience and perseverance.
"...the routine. The mother and daughter live in Austin, Texas, but they are Indian by race, and the meal..."

June 23, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pat Jasper leaves Texas Folklife Resources, and a pair of Zachary Scott Theatre Center shows get good out-of-town press.
" Pat Jasper is retiring as director of Austin-based Texas Folklife Resources, the organization she co-founded with Kay Turner..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

King of the Swing Fiddle
Honoring country music's second most famous fiddle player, Johnny Gimble
"...on radio station KGBK in their hometown of Tyler, Texas. In the intervening decades, Gimble has lived one of..."

April 5, 2002 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Austin restaurateur Parind Vora soldiers on after fire, and more foodie news
"...fall. See more info at The staff at Texas Folklife Resources (1317 S. Congress, 441-9255, are joining..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

'The Border Radio Show': Blast From the Past
In The Border Radio Show, a stellar cast of Lone Star artists revive the days when radio towers south of the Rio Grande filled the airwaves with revival meetings, wild product pitches, and all kinds of music.
"...there is no shortage of story or song in Texas, and there are plenty of stories to tell about..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

The National Endowment for the Arts played Santa Claus last week, dropping federal funding in the stockings of arts organizations, and even went so far as "comin' to town" to do it, announcing $26 million in grants, including $287,000 to 14 local artists and arts organizations, from here in Austin.
"...Texas Folklife Resources: $46,000 to fund 15 week-long artistic residencies..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

The National Endowment for the Arts puts federal grants in the stockings of nine Austin arts organizations, and Ben Bentzin takes leave of Arts Center Stage.
"...Texas Folklife Resources, which received $70,000 to fund 15 weeklong..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Sweet Caroline
New face on the old-timey music scene: Caroline Herring
"...of 1999, I was accepted into the University of Texas for American Studies," she explains. "I had applied to..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Make Your Mama Proud
The Gospel According to Bill "The Mailman" Martin and Chester Baldwin
", the latter feting the former on Saturday at Texas Folklife Resources' "A Joyful Noise -- A Gospel Tribute..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Live and In Person!
Views and Reviews of Recent Author Visits
"...feeling that I missed something crucial. -- Adrienne Martini Texas Folklife Resources at Doughtery Arts Center..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Books Feature

Leading off the new year with good news: an arts success story from the Paradox Players and grants for Austin artists from the NEA.
"...Texas Folklife Resources, which received $45,000 to fund 15 weeklong..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Living in the Moment
MM Pack profiles legendary foodie Ann Clark.
"...coordinating a fundraising gala at the French Legation for Texas Folklife Resources. A diminutive dynamo with upstanding red hair,..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

Seven Austin arts organizations receive outreach grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, playwright C. Denby Swanson receives a McKnight Advancement Grant, and Peter Pan receives his own Amy's Ice Cream flavor.
"...Texas Folklife Resources, which received $45,000 to fund the second..."

May 3, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Food Editor Virginia B. Wood gets ready to attend the Southern Foodways Symposium.
"...attending this year's meeting are SFA president Toni Tipton-Martin, Texas foodways specialist Dawn Orsak from Texas Folklife Resources, and..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Considering the date, it's likely all your Christmas shopping is already done, but Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood has some ideas for gifts that keep giving long after the wrapping paper has been thrown away.
", and the Jardin Alegre Youth and Community Gardens... Texas Folklife Resources (1317 S. Congress, 441-9255): Every year, program..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Virginia B. Wood explains why Texas Folklife Resources' new exhibit "The Welcoming Table" is worth a visit and updates readers on local culinary news.
"...heartily recommend the fascinating new photo exhibit at the Texas Folklife Resources gallery (1317 S. Congress, 441-9255). "The Welcoming..."

June 23, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Word Made Song
Gospel Music in Austin
"...As it nears its zenith in the Central Texas sky, the sun shines down on families diligently scrubbing..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Music Feature

Tales from the Squeezebox
Mingo Saldivar
"...his hard-working band, and partly to the perseverance of Texas Folklife Resources (TFR), Saldivar has been getting the kind..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

The Return of Baldemar Huerta, succumbing to the Darkness, and I swear that I don't have a gun
"...He's headlining his own tribute Saturday at the Paramount, Texas Folklife Resources' Freddy Fender: Fifty Years of Music. "This..."

April 9, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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