Attend an ACL taping this spring with KLRU!

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Natalia Lafourcade tapes Austin City Limits on March 23 and KLRU wants YOU to attend!

Natalia Lafourcade

Singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade is one of Mexico’s biggest music stars. With your support on social media or by giving a gift below you will be entered in for a chance to win a pair of passes to Natalia Lafourcade’s debut ACL performance on March 23rd!

Here is how it works:

– Stay tuned to the KLRU blog, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to win- some incredible giveaways like this one.
– When we make a post across our various social media channels chose to engage and your response will be entered in. Multiple responses over various social media counts as multiple entries!
– Consider giving a gift in the form below as an additional entry!

Starting now until March 17, be one of the first 10 to answer the following question to enter in the drawing. What is the title track that won three Latin Grammys for Record, Song and Alternative Song of the Year for Natalia?

Remembering David Bowie

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Get social and answer the following questions as well as make a gift to YOUR KLRU to win!

This evening at 9:30 p.m., KLRU celebrates the life of David Bowie. Tune into KLRU-Q and watch DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS. Survey five pivotal years in Bowie’s extensive career, each illustrating his inspiration and where his innovative ideas led him. The program features unseen footage and interviews with close collaborators, and charts Bowie’s continual evolution. Before then we wanted to extend a special incentive to engage with your community supported PBS station during our spring fund drive.

KLRU wants to give you* a gift in celebration of this iconic artist when you engage with us socially this Spring Fund Drive. Enter via social media by being 1 of the first 5 to answer the following questions correctly. Even better, you can up your chances of winning by becoming a member or making an additional gift this March.

Questions:

  1. Sesame Street’s Big Bird was created by Jim Henson — what movie did David Bowie appear alongside other puppets created by the master puppeteer?
    1. The Muppets Take Manhattan
    2. Labyrinth
    3. The Dark Crystal
  1. In May of 2014, David Bowie was featured in an animated short film discussing Stardust in which he said, “I never really felt like a rock singer or a rock star. I always felt a little bit out of my element.” What PBS Digital Initiative was this?
    1. Blank on Blank
    2. PBS NewsHour
    3. Hardly Sound

We know you rely on KLRU for the best in arts programming.  And we rely on the more than 16,000 individuals and families who give to KLRU every year in order to keep bringing you your favorite shows.  Showing your support with a gift of any amount ensures we continue to broadcast these programs for free, so thank you for your contribution!

*Must live in the Central Texas area to win. Winner will be contacted on or around March 18.

Get social and attend an ACL taping with Iggy Pop

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Iggy Pop tapes Austin City Limits on March 15 and KLRU wants YOU to attend!

Once again your community-supported public television station is giving away passes to Austin City Limits tapings. With your support on social media or by giving a gift below you will be entered in for a chance to win a pair of passes to the March 15 taping!

Here is how it works:
– Stay tuned to the KLRU blogFacebook and Twitter for your chance to win- some incredible giveaways like this one.
– When we make a post across our various social media channels chose to engage and your response will be entered in. Multiple responses over various social media counts as multiple entries!
– Consider giving a gift in the form below as an additional entry!

Starting now until March 9, be one of the first 10 to answer the following question to enter in the drawing. Who produced Iggy Pop’s first two solo albums? (Hint: it’s a fellow musician).

Giveaways this spring with KLRU!

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Support KLRU today and we’ll thank you with gifts and giveaways!

This spring, give the gift of KLRU to YOUR community and we’ll thank you with gifts and giveaways galore!

When you support the programs you enjoy on PBS and KLRU, you also give back to your friends and neighbors in Central Texas. From Masterpiece Theater, Nature and biographical documentaries, like In Their Own Words Jim Henson, to NOVA and our award-winning local productions like Austin City Limits, you can directly support the shows you love with donations at various levels and we’ll thank you with a corresponding gift.

What’s more is that you can stay tuned to the KLRU Blog, FacebookTwitter and Instagram for your chance to win some incredible giveaways like passes to upcoming Austin City Limits tapings, family 4-pack to Sesame Street Live, a Meet & Greet with the Richard Linklater and even a chance to attend a University of Texas Baseball game!  All you need to do is make a gift of any amount through our blog or keep an eye out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for ways to engage with us.

Over 85% of KLRU’s annual funding comes from the local community, but only 3% of KLRU’s weekly viewers make an annual donation to the station. We can’t do this without you!  

 

Attend the World Premiere of “CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD”

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Get social and engage with KLRU this Winter Fund Drive for a chance to win!

YOUR COMMUNITY supported PBS station is happy to offer a giveaway at a chance to attend Conspirare’s World Premier of Considering Matthew Shepard this Winter Fund Drive. Enter as many times as you want starting today until Saturday 12/12 during the drive by following the steps below for a chance at winning one of two pairs (2) of tickets either the 02/20 or 02/21 performance!

How you can enter:

1. Give via the donation form below, any amount helps!

2. Share, Retweet or Regram any Conspirare specific posts via KLRU’s social media channels.

3. Use #yourklru as well as tag KLRU on any social media posts! Please note that privacy settings will apply, our view will be limited.

4. Comment on any and all social media posts specific to Conspirare during our Winter Fund Drive!

We can’t say thank you enough, because your gift and social support is so important in helping KLRU reach our goal as well as transform our fundraising drives.

 

Get social with Your KLRU and Your Community!

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Spread what you love about KLRU with your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers via Facebook and Twitter!

Sustaining members, we really can’t thank you enough for the monthly support you provide to KLRU and your community. YOU truly are the backbone of the station!

Because you are our most loyal group of donors, we’re asking you to help spread the word about our Winter Fund Drive. We need to raise another $10,000 in the next few days in order to reach our $220,000 goal. When you share why you love KLRU via social media, your support multiplies!

Best of all, when you share your support for KLRU, we’ll enter you into a giveaway for a pair of balcony passes to see the Tedeschi Trucks Band tape Austin City Limits on December 14th! On Facebook, be sure to tag KLRU-TV, Austin PBS in the post (Please note: Your Facebook settings for this post must be set to “Public” so that we can see it and enter you in the giveaway). On Twitter, be sure to tag @klru and use #yourklru. And on email, be sure to Cc membership@klru.org.

Helping KLRU spread the word about our Winter Fund Drive is just as important as making your monthly gift. Won’t you consider sharing YOUR KLRU with your community?

Gifts, giveaways and more!

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Support KLRU today and we’ll thank you with gifts and giveaways!

This holiday season, give the gift of KLRU to YOUR community and we’ll thank you with gifts and giveaways galore!

When you support the programs you enjoy on PBS and KLRU, you also give back to your friends and neighbors in Central Texas. From Masterpiece Theater, Nature and biographical documentaries, like In Their Own Words Jim Henson, to Ken Burns documentaries, NOVA and our award-winning local productions like Austin City Limits, you can directly support the shows you love with donations at various levels and we’ll thank you with a corresponding gift.

What’s more is that you can stay tuned to the KLRU Blog, Facebook and Twitter for your chance to win some incredible giveaways like a Heart of Texas Wine Tour for 10, a Roku 3, tickets for a Meet & Greet with the Kratt Brothers at Wild Kratts Live and even a chance to attend a taping of CTG in the KLRU studios!  All you need to do is make a gift of any amount through our blog or keep an eye out on Facebook and Twitter for ways to engage with us.

Over 85% of KLRU’s annual funding comes from the local community, but only 3% of KLRU’s weekly viewers make an annual donation to the station. We can’t do this without you!  

Take a DAY-TRIP to Texas Wine Country!

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Get social and engage with KLRU this Winter Fund Drive for a chance to win!

We all know that KLRU’s The Daytripper – and Chet – are your best traveling companions to discover both the well-known landmarks and the completely obscure dives and hideaways – all within a day’s reach.

Our wonderful supporters from Heart of Texas Wine Tours are offering our viewers a very special incentive to give! Experience your own Texas day trip through YOUR SUPPORT of YOUR KLRU. Have an experience and discover central Texas, GIVE & ENGAGE TODAY.

Enter as many times as you want during the drive by following the steps below for a chance to win a group wine tour! This includes: a group tour for ten (10) through the Texas Hill Country in the comfort of a luxury van. Including 4 stops at local breweries and wineries as well as lunch for you and your guests! Passes must be redeemed by end of February 2016, tour departs from Marble Falls. 

How you can enter:

    1. Give via the donation form below, any amount helps!

    2. Use #yourklru as well as tag KLRU on any social media posts! Please note that privacy settings will apply, our view will be limited.

    3. Comment on any and all social media posts specific to Heart of Texas Wine Tours during our Winter Fund Drive!

We can’t say thank you enough, because your gift and social support is so important in helping KLRU reach our goal as well as transform our fundraising drives.

Win a ROKU 3 and stream your favorite PBS shows at home!

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Get social and engage with KLRU this Winter Fund Drive for a chance to win!

KLRU is always here for you with programs that intrigue your mind and inspire your imagination.  All we ask is that you becoming a sustaining member at $10 per month or follow the steps below! Your ongoing support of KLRU gives us the strength and the independence to provide you with the best programming that you can find – month after month and year after year.  Best of all, it is so easy!  Once you become a sustaining member, you never have to think about it again.

YOUR COMMUNITY supported PBS station is happy to offer a fun and exciting giveaway this Winter Fund Drive. Enter as many times as you want during the drive by following the steps below for a chance at winning one of three Roku 3 Streaming Devices.

Plug this device into your television via the HDMI port and follow the easy instructions to connect it to the internet.  In a matter of minutes, you’ll have access to a whole library of your favorite KLRU shows in high definition.  Any time you turn on your television, you’ll be able to enjoy recent episodes of American Experience, Frontline, Nature, NOVA, Austin City Limits, Central Texas Gardener and so many other incredible programs.  You can even bring it to your hotel on your next vacation – it’s KLRU Anytime. Anywhere.

How you can enter:

  1. Give via the donation form below, any amount helps!

  2. Share, Retweet or Regram any Roku specific posts via KLRU’s social media channels.

  3. Use #yourklru as well as tag KLRU on any social media posts! Please note that privacy settings will apply, our view will be limited.

  4. Comment on any and all social media posts specific to Roku during our Winter Fund Drive!

We can’t say thank you enough, because your gift and social support is so important in helping KLRU reach our goal as well as transform our fundraising drives.

The perfect book to remember Downton Abbey

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Get social and engage with KLRU this Winter Fund Drive for a chance to win!

YOUR COMMUNITY supported PBS station is happy to offer a fun and exciting giveaway this Winter Fund Drive. Today, enter as many times as you want by following the steps below for a chance at winning the book, Downton Abbey – A Celebration: The Official Companion to All Six Seasons.

Traveling from Great Hall to servants’ hall, from bedroom to boot room, we revisit iconic scenes from the show, including the disconcerting arrival of Matthew and Isobel Crawley, the scandalous death of Kemal Pamuk, Cora’s tragic miscarriage, Lady Sybil’s shocking new trousers, Thomas and O’Brien’s scheming, Anna and Bates’s troubles with the law, a parade of suitors for Mary, and all the engagements, weddings, heartbreak, and happiness.

This extraordinary book will feature in-depth interviews with the cast and crew who know the show’s secrets, as well as a fascinating look at the changing styles and fashions of Downton and a complete episode guide to all six seasons up to the U.K. Christmas special. With hundreds of stunning, full-color location shots and stills, including exclusive behind-the-scenes photography from the final season, this glorious celebration is the ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans.

How you can enter:

  1. Give via the donation form below, any amount helps!

  2. Share, Retweet or Regram the Downton Abbey giveaway specific posts via KLRU’s social media channels.

  3. Use #yourklru as well as tag KLRU on any social media posts! Please note that privacy settings will apply, our view will be limited.

  4. Comment on any and all social media posts specific to the Downton Abbey giveaway TODAY!

We can’t say thank you enough, because your gift and social support is so important in helping KLRU reach our goal as well as transform our fundraising drives.