1. Mennonite Volunteers in Bastrop

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    Volunteers from the Mennonite Disaster Service help rebuild Jessica Shepherd's home, which was destroyed in the 2011 Labor Day fires. Jay Janner and Tina Phan/American-Statesman Video by Jay Janner (jayjanner.com) Editing by Tina Phan Published on the Austin American-Statesman / statesman.com on March 4, 2012 http://www.statesman.com/news/local/homes-rise-in-bastrop-with-the-help-of-2221268.html See the Statesman's look back at the 2011 Labor Day wildfires on the six month anniversary through our multimedia project, Up From The Ashes http://www.statesman.com/news/local/full-coverage-of-the-bastrop-wildfire-anniversary-2180230.html

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    • Austin's Growing BMX Culture

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      With the grand opening of the Austin BMX and Skate Park on Thursday, June 16, 2011, Austin's BMX riders have a new public place to congregate. The BMX freestyle scene is Austin is thriving. This piece provides a glance at the subculture that exists just beneath the surface of the city's hearty bike community.

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      • Redd Volkaert

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        Just a short outtake from an interview with Redd Volkaert in his S. Austin home. The full story was about Austin made Collings guitars.

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        • Pinetop Perkins Tribute

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          On Sunday May 1st, local musicians came out in force to celebrate the life and music of Joseph William(Pinetop) Perkins. They gathered at the Play Me, I’m Yours pianos around the city. Recent TV celeb and Austin resident Nakia, along with Matt Hubbard came out to the Fannie Davis Gazebo and played a few songs for the event.

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          • Old Settler’s Music Festival 2011

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            Old Settler’s Music Festival 2011

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            • 2010 Eeyore's Birthday Party

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              Eeyore's Birthday party has been going strong since 1963. It moved to Peace Park in 1974 and has been held there every year since. The festival includes live music, food and drink vending which benefit local non-profit organizations, attendees in colorful costumes, and very large drum circles.

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              • 2010 Funky Chicken Coop Tour

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                2010 Funky Chicken Coop Tour

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                • Collings Guitars

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                  In a secluded warehouse between Austin and Dripping Springs, Bill Collings and 70 or so full-time employees have been meticulously hand crafting some of the world's most sought after guitars. Looking at a list of musicians that have purchased Collings guitars gives you an idea of just how good these things really are: Keith Richards, Lyle Lovett, Pete Townshend, Emmylou Harris, Andy Summers, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Joni Mitchell, Don Felder, John Sebastian, Lou Reed, John Fogerty, Tim O'Brien, Pete Huttlinger, Kenny Smith, Brian May, Joan Baez, John Prine.

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                  • Multicultural Refugee Coalition Soccer Team.

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                    • 2011 Lonestar Rod & Kustom Roundup

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