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.
Looking for a new job? To hire new employees? New clients? New partners? Maybe even a new romantic interest… No matter what your potential search is, South by Southwest (SXSW) is the perfect place to network and meet like-minded folks in your field, no matter what that field might be!
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The sound of music never fails to get my attention, but the words of the song have the ability to speak to my heart and to my spirit. Underneath lies the songwriter, sometimes the lead vocalist and sometimes a name I’ve never heard before. As I learn a little bit more, my admiration and [...]
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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Slow Food Austin (SFA) is participating in a really fantastic event during South by Southwest (SXSW) with a partnership with the Brooklyn Brewery Mash. Brooklyn Brewery is kicking off an 11-city tour in Austin with concerts, comedy shows, farmers’ market workshops, a variety of parties and more. For more information on specific events and [...]
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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 [...]
SXSW begins this week and it’s time to start planning. But while you may have a list of all the screenings you want to attend, bands you must see and panels that are a can’t miss, you may not be prepared when the day actually arrives and you are charged with navigating the festival [...]
Take a balloon: fill it with helium, tie a string around it, go outside, make a wish. Now let go. Imagine hundreds of balloons being released at the same time. This powerful image occurs every year at The Missy Project’s annual golf tournament. But, that is just the beginning.
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