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The Musician Treatment Foundation helps to heal
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The Musician Treatment Foundation helps to heal musicians suffering from the kind of repetitive stress injuries that make it harder, if not impossible, to practice their craft, including injuries to the shoulder, elbow and hand. Founded by Dr. O. Alton Barron in October of 2017, the non-profit MTF has already provided more than a million dollars worth of surgical and non-surgical care to area musicians. On the latest episode of the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Dr....

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Saturday, 25 July 2020
YMCA’s Camp Moody to Make Camp Life Available to Everyone
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The YMCA of Austin’s newest facility, Camp Moody, is an 85-acre property along the banks of Onion Creek, just 15 miles from Central Austin. The YMCA’s vision is to make it the most accessible camp for kids and families in central Texas. On this week’s Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Sean Doles, the Y’s Vice President of Mission Advancement, about the plans for Camp Moody as a multi-use facility, as well as the overall work of the...

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Monday, 04 November 2019
The Issue of Affordability in Austin Music
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This week on The Sun Radio Regional Report Kevin Connor talks with director Jeff Sandman and club owner Joe Ables about Nothing Stays the Same: The Story of the Saxon Pub, which screens this weekend at the Alamo South Lamar. The film addresses the issue of affordability for neighborhood music venues (and the musicians who play in them) in today’s boomtown economy. When filming began, the Saxon was faced with rising rent and having to relocate further south. And then...

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Sunday, 18 August 2019