You’re Invited: Community Radio Volunteer Fair in Seattle

Calling all radio fans in the Emerald City: on August 20, in honor of National Radio Day, we’re co-hosting a volunteer recruitment fair with KEXP. Discover what LPFM stations are near you, what ones are coming soon, and how they could use your help. WHEN: Sunday, August 20 | 1-4PM WHERE: The Gathering Space at
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Introducing IndyHumane, Our Charity Pick for June

I spent the last 10 minutes watching cats sleep on the IndyHumane’s Live Cat Cams. It was magical. The live feed is just one of many awesome things about the independently run Humane Society of Indianapolis, our charity pick for June. Every month, Brown Paper Tickets donates 5% of profits to a charity recommended that
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No Plans for World Roller Derby Week? Make Some

Put on your party boutfit. Roller derby turns 82 this year and we’re celebrating in a big way during the inaugural World Roller Derby Week (August 13-19). Join us at two exciting events in Chicago or come out in summer and fall to donate at one of our Red Cross roller derby blood drives. How
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6 Tips to Sourcing Sustainable Seafood for Your Next Event

As spring swings into summer, food events featuring seafood menus pop up around the country. Whether it’s a New England clambake, Southern-style fish fry or crawfish boil, Maine lobster fest or Pacific Northwest salmon tasting, seafood is a beautiful meal to share outdoors. However, despite big strides by local food movements to make ethically raised
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May Charity Pick: Homeless Prenatal Program

Every month, Brown Paper Tickets donates at least 5% of profits to a charity from a pool of online charity submissions. See last month’s selection. I’m thrilled to announce our May charity: The Homeless Prenatal Program.  This San Francisco-based organization partners with families to break the cycle of childhood poverty. As a new mother, I
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Are Derby Fundraisers Worth Your Time? How to Find Out

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: “The moment you sell your first ticket, you are no longer a club; you are a business.” Because leagues are volunteer organizations, it’s easy to lose focus on business responsibilities. Don’t confuse business with boring. I promise this post on fundraising will not put you to
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Q&A with AGNI, a Co-Creative, Transformational Yoga Festival

From June 2nd to 5th, AGNI Festival will take place on the outskirts of Barcelona. The festival comprises four days and three nights of yoga practices, shamanic ceremonies, ecstatic dance, meditations, healing arts and a range of workshops. It will include an open space for anyone who wants to offer a class, workshop, talk or
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AGNI: Una celebración co-creativa de yoga, música, terapias y comunidad consciente.

Read English version. Del 2 al 5 de junio se estará celebrando el AGNI Festival en las afueras de Barcelona. Con 4 días y 3 noches de prácticas de yoga, ceremonias shamánicas, ecstatic dance, meditaciones, arte terapéutico y un gran rango de talleres, el festival contará con espacios abiertos para el que quiera ofrecer una
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Charity Pick: April Showers Bring ‘A New Leaf’

Every month, Brown Paper Tickets donates at least 5% of our profits to a charity from a pool of online charity submissions that come through our charity page. We are pleased to announce that we have selected A New Leaf as our April 2017 charity. With so many great charities, choosing just one a month
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Q&A with Michel Bénac, Singer of LGS

Franco-Ontarian artist Michel Bénac, singer, musician and entrepreneur has prevailed in the music industry for the past two decades. His career is starting to take off to new exciting heights. Recently, his music brought him across the Atlantic to the land of his French cousins. We were lucky enough to catch up with him during his
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