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  • Posted on Tue Nov 26, 2013
    BIG SQUEEZE AFTER-PARTY! Tickets: $35 or $60 for two, click here to purchase tickets: Includes dinner, drinks and live music with a chance to meet the 2014 Big Squeeze finalists and their families. Proceeds benefit Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze program for young accordion players
  • Posted on Fri Mar 21, 2014
    The more than $4,600 dollars you donated will help Texas Folklife continue to preserve Texas’ rich heritage.   With $4,600 dollars we can fund:   -Two apprenticeships with master folk artists or -A semester of radio story telling instruction for 30 high school students or -Travel costs for Texas Folklife staff to Texas cities small and large to scout accordion talent   “I am...
  • Posted on Fri Mar 21, 2014
    “Awesome!  That would be helpful,” says Program and Events Manager Sara Rucker of Texas Folklife’s staff.  She’s fielding last minute calls from friends asking about last minute contributions to help reach today’s fundraising goal of $6,000 through Amplify Austin’s 24-hour giving marathon.    “I don’t recognize the names of some of these donors.  That’s great,” muses...
  • Posted on Fri Mar 21, 2014
    3/21/14  Three hours and counting    It’s 3 p.m. and Texas Folklife is two-thirds of the way to reaching it’s $6,000 goal for the Amplify Austin fundraising marathon.    Executive Director Cristina Balli let out a whoop when she saw that donation totals hit $4,000.  Thank you!    Cristina and crew have been herding Texas Folklife fans to Amplify’s website...
  • Posted on Fri Jan 3, 2014
    March 20 - 21, 2014, from 6pm to 6pm, I Live Here, I Give Here is bringing back the biggest giving day in Austin, the 24-hour online giving festival, Amplify Austin.  Help support Texas Folklife, our programs and wonderful artists by making a contribution.   MEMBERSHIP SPECIAL DURING AMPLIFY AUSTIN Texas Folklife memberships starting at only $25   Perks of becoming a member of...

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