Hi Kurt,

I wasn't aware that there was a Texas chapter of ARSC. Is there anything you
guys do besides sporadic meetings like this? Should I sign up as a TX member as
well? Just so you know, I'm a national member and audio digitization engineer at
UT. Just checking in.

Thanks, Brandon Burke

Brandon Burke
Graduate Research Assistant
Digital Library Services
University of Texas at Austin
(512) 495-4566
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Quoting Kurt Nauck <[log in to unmask]>:

> IMPORTANT NOTE:  No one hates spam as much as me. If you don't wish to
> receive these announcements in the future, please let me know and I'll
> remove you from the e-mail notification list.
> You are invited to join us on later this month for the Texas Chapter of the
> Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Fall Meeting!
> Ed Case will present a program on Bob Skyles & his Skyrockets. "One of the
> most fascinating, irresistible and - at times - maddening bands on the
> musical landscape...they play with a raucus, ragged, rip-roaring abandon."
> - Kevin Coffey
> Ed's first radio job was as a volunteer DJ on Walter Reed Army Hospital's
> Bedside Network 1948-52. He later worked for the Defense Department's
> Public Information Office, ABC Radio's "Time for Defense," "The Armed
> Forces Hour," Billy Graham's early "Hour of Decision," and a huge show
> called "Battle Report" hosted by a very young David Brinkley. Ed moved to
> Houston in 1952 and has worked for KTHT, KTRH, KRTS-FM radio.
> He has narrated approximately 125 official films for NASA (from Gemini to
> Apollo missions to Skylab) and conducted an in-home TV interview with
> George and Barbara Bush. He also voiced radio spots for Bush's first
> political campaign in 1964!
> Here are the particulars:
> Date:   Wednesday, October 22 from 7-9 PM
> Location:   Houston Community College Central Campus, 3517 Austin St. (just
> east of Main and south of Holman) - the meeting will be held in the Recital
> Hall (Room 115) of the Fine Arts Center
> Cost:   FREE!
> Directions:   Approach Austin St. from Alabama St.; turn north on Austin
> from Alabama; then go one block and turn right; then make an immediate left
> into the parking garage. There's plenty of free parking in any space that
> doesn't have a reserved sign on it. The parking garage is connected via a
> covered walkway to the Fine Arts Center. Once parked, just go through the
> short walkway (on the north side of the garage) and enter the FAC. Proceed
> to Room 115, which is just to the left of that entrance.
> Hope to see you there!
> Kurt Nauck
> President, ARSC-Texas Chapter