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Friday, June 3, 2016 by Jack Craver

Biz leaders ponder how to maintain Austin’s soul

Elsewhere in Texas, a conversation about how to save a town’s soul may lead to talk of a mass baptism. But in Austin, the discussion centers more on music and housing. “Maintaining Austin’s Soul” was the subject that a panel

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Austin Music People: According to the AMP website, "AMP is an unprecedented alliance that includes some of Austin’s most successful entrepreneurs, as well as many midsize and small music businesses, professional musicians and artists, and devoted fans of Austin’s music scene... The AMP coalition exists to strengthen the music sector for the ongoing benefit of the regional economy. Together, we are committed to making the economic development of the Austin live music industry a priority for our political, civic, and cultural leaders, and to connecting and empowering Austin’s live music community by providing powerful advocacy tools, participating in policy development, and representing live music interests in public and private forums."

Real Estate Council of Austin: 501(c)6 for "more than 1,700 commercial real estate professionals representing the top leaders in the Central Texas business community." RECA is a donor to the Capital of Texas Media Foundation, the parent of the Austin Monitor.

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