“Right now, somewhere in Texas, somebody’s daughter is being told she has breast cancer,” said Rick Reeder, Komen Austin Board President. He’s been a supporter of Komen for years, but being a new father has given him a new perspective. He went on to say that many of these women do not have health [...]
Million Dollar Quartet
The international Tony® Award Winning musical, “Million Dollar Quartet,” is based on one incredible night in rock ‘n’ roll history. On December 4, 1956, four music legends—Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley—gathered at Sun Records studio in Memphis for an impromptu jam session. It was the first [...]
The South By Southwest Music Festival wrapped up Saturday night in the most glamorous way possible. Famed blogger and music enthusiast Perez Hilton hosted his 6th Annual One Night In Austin benefitting VH1’s Save the Music Foundation and the GLSEN Foundation. With all proceeds going towards the foundations, Hilton’s event was able to raise [...]
When a city sets its mind to do something, anything is possible. Earlier this week, Austin proved this by surpassing its goal to raise $1 million in 24-hours. Surpassing is an understatement, though. Amplify Austin raised more than $2.7 million for more than 300 Austin non-profits.
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SXSW is a great opportunity to gather with like-minded individuals. It’s a time to meet up with old friends and make new ones. In fact, the Boot Campaign and their friends—many of them actors and musicians participating in this year’s festival—will reunite to bring you and your friends a night of music and goodwill.
Recently, Kids in a New Groove staff members saw one of their very own musicians perform in a local, televised band contest and make it to the semi-finals. It was a huge success for the non-profit organization that provides music lessons and mentoring to Texas youth in foster care.
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A 24-hour giving spree is upon us, Austinites and our goal is to raise over 1 million dollars for the nonprofits of Austin before 7 pm tonight. Amplify Austin began last night at 7 pm and is a city-wide giving event, organized by I Live [...]
CASAblanca was a night of extraordinary people coming together to support a worthy cause. As one of my favorite galas, I had high expectations before attending the event, and it did not disappoint. The atmosphere exuded energy as people talked and played casino games before the program began. I got the chance to speak [...]