Meet & Greet  + Concert: Doyle Bramhall II @ The Hamilton
Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

Meet & Greet + Concert: Doyle Bramhall II @ The Hamilton

We've partnered with The Hamilton to offer a pre-show meet & greet with Doyle Bramhall II, son of the late Texas music legend Doyle Bramhall. This (Texas-born) musician, producer, guitarist, and songwriter known for his work with Eric ClaptonRoger Waters and many others.  

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THE MEET AND GREET!
To get your chance at one of the 16 spots for the pre-show meet and greet, you'll need to:

1) Buy your ticket to the concert
2) Send an email to krisfriese@gmail.com confirming your ticket purchase

First 16 people to do so by Noon on Friday, Nov 10, will be confirmed for the meet and greet.

Opening for Bramhall will be Althea Grace - a young singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the Chicago area. Althea’s music can best be described as new age blues with heavy doses of jazz, funk, and soul featuring her powerful, soulful voice and guitar skills to match. She's shared the stage with many notable bands such as X Ambassadors, The Shins & Sylvan Esso. Michael Kaiz of Jambase described Althea as “One of Chicago’s rising gems”. 

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Sep
13
12:00 PM12:00

Conversation with Jeremi Suri about "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office"

Please join the Millennial Action Project for a conversation with Jeremi Suri, author of "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office."

Suri’s study of the American presidency focuses primarily on the office itself, rather than on the figures who have held it, to explain voters’ increasing disappointment with chief executives who have failed to effect the level of change people anticipated. Starting with the founders’ conception of the role as a limited one, Suri, a professor of history who holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas, traces the presidency’s increasing importance in a globalized world, showing how unrealistic expectations, heightened campaign rhetoric, and the overwhelming scope of the job, have combined to crowd out bold vision and dwarf actual accomplishments. 

Light lunch will be provided. This event is being held in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Lyndon B. Johnson Washington Center, and the Archer Center.  

Copies of the book "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office" will be available for purchase and signing by the author. 

Please RSVP here:  http://www.millennialaction.org/jeremi-suri-rsvp/?rq=suri

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Pat Green with Casey Donahew at 9:30 Club
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

Pat Green with Casey Donahew at 9:30 Club

Fellow Texan Pat Green will be headlining at 9:30 Club on Thursday, Sept. 7, with Casey Donahew as his opening act. We will be raffling off 3 pairs of tickets to the show on Saturday, September 2, during our opening game watch event at Duffy's - so join us for the game and get your chance to win tickets. If you aren't one of our lucky raffle winners, you can buy your tickets directly through 9:30 Club. 

 
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Kinky Friedman Concert and VIP Meet & Greet
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Kinky Friedman Concert and VIP Meet & Greet

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600 14th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

Join your fellow Texas Exes and Texans for a fun night of music featuring Kinky Friedman and Brian Molnar at the Hamilton Live.  

Special instructions: Please RSVP to get the promo code so that we can track the number of alumni who purchased tickets. The first 20 that RSVP will have their names entered on the guest list for the Meet & Greet.

Send your RSVP to: dctexasexes.culture@gmail.com

For the meet & greet: Arrive by 6:00 p.m. Kinky Friedman will join us at 6:10 p.m. in the Hamilton Live venue until about 6:30 when the doors open to the public. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

We recommend that you purchase tickets from the General Admission Seated section. There are still plenty left. This will allow us to be together and sit comfortably.

Ticket Options: Standing General Admission$15/ Seated General Admission$29.75/ Gold Seated General Admission$39.75

Ticket Link: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1421446?_ga=1.195820012.1591485188.1489541122&__utma=1.1591485188.1489541122.1489541821.1489542169.2&__utmb=1.2.10.1489542169&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1489542169.2.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided)&__utmv=-&__utmk=5390131

DC Texas Exes Facebook event link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1137363559723698/

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Texas Exes Happy Hour at Scion
Mar
23
5:00 PM17:00

Texas Exes Happy Hour at Scion

Join Texas Exes as we host our first Happy Hour of the year on Thursday, March 23rd from 5pm-7pm at Scion. This is a hidden gem for happy hours with great drink and food specials. 

Located 2 blocks west of the Dupont Circle red line stop. Street and metered parking are available. See you there!

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/texas-exes-happy-hour-at-scion-tickets-32627001239

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DC Exes Rec Volleyball Team
Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

DC Exes Rec Volleyball Team

  • Bishop Ireton High School Alexandria, VA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The wildly successful or at least wildly fun DC Exes volleyball team, Destinee's Children, is in action again as the season comes to a close. Even if you won't qualify for playoff participation this season, we still want you to come out if you can, and we'll get you on the list for next season. Stay tuned for information about this year's softball season coming up. 

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DC Exes Rec Volleyball Team
Mar
5
8:00 PM20:00

DC Exes Rec Volleyball Team

  • Bishop Ireton High School Alexandria, VA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The wildly successful or at least wildly fun DC Exes volleyball team, Destinee's Children, is in action again as the season comes to a close. There's still time to qualify for playoff participation if you're interested (four games to qualify, two doubleheaders left).

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Texas Independence Day Celebration
Mar
2
5:00 PM17:00

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Thursday, March 2 5-7pm
Hill Country BBQ
 

Join us for an evening of Tex-Mex and drinks, a reading of the William Barret Travis letter, remarks by Mark Murray, Senior Political Editor for NBC News, a special live musical performance by Austin-based Bluegrass band Wood & Wire, a Kendra Scott pop up shop and silent auction featuring autographed sports memorabilia and more - all benefiting the DC Texas Exes scholarship fund.

Cowboy hats, boots and burnt orange attire encouraged.
All ages event (must be 21 to consume alcohol). 

General Admission $35:

  • Tex-Mex Food 

  • Speakers & Concert

  • Silent Auction

  • Kendra Scott Pop Up Shop

VIP Tickets $50 (limited):

  • Tex-Mex Food

  • Speakers & Concert

  • Silent Auction

  • Kendra Scott Pop Up Shop

  • Official Texas Exes T-shirt

  • Republic Kolache Dessert

  • Bonus Goodies

All proceeds benefit the DC Texas Exes Scholarship fund. 

Stick around after for a public concert by Wood & Wire at Hill Country ($12-15 Tickets sold separately must be purchased in advance)  

About the Speaker

Mark Murray is the Senior Political Editor at NBC News, where he covers politics for the network, writes and edits its popular First Read blog, and appears daily on MSNBC and Washington DC’s NBC affiliate to discuss the latest political news. He also serves as a key manager of NBC’s political coverage, giving direction to the network’s reporters and producers. Before joining NBC News in 2003, Murray spent five years as a reporter at National Journal. And he has written freelance articles published in the New York Times (Sunday op-ed page), the Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Monthly, Washingtonian magazine, and Washington City Paper. Murray is a 1996 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (B.A.), and he lives in Washington DC with his wife Sasha and son Caleb.

About the Band

It's been five years now since Wood & Wire sprouted out of the rich musical soil of Austin, Texas. In that time, they've written music, recorded albums, and performed at some of the most notable festivals and venues across the country. In the often tightly defined genre of bluegrass music, Wood & Wire's ethos is not unheard of. Nor are the elements of song crafting, so often associated with their Texas home, that permeate their sound. That said, what comes out of the Wood & Wire blender is something entirely its own.  Websitehttp://www.woodandwireband.com/

Concert Tickets $12-15 http://hillcountry.com/dc/music-calendar/single-event/1409991/wood-wire-washington/

 

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Online Auction
Mar
1
to Mar 2

Online Auction

Longhorn fans everywhere can get a head start on viewing and bidding on one of 20+ items up for grabs including autographed memorabilia from famous Texas athletes like Kevin Durant, Earl Campbell, Jordan Spieth, Mack Brown, Nolan Ryan, Roger Clemons, Hakeem Olajuwon, Troy Aikman, James Harden, Vince Young and more! 
 

Online auction will end at 3:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 2. The auction will commence at our live event on Thursday, March 2 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. EST at Hill Country BBQ (410 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004). Online auction participants who cannot attend the live event have the option of entering Proxy Bids. During the live event from 5-7 p.m. EST, auction administrators will continue bidding for the person who cannot attend, up to the maximum proxy bid amounts, by writing bids on the bid sheets.

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Project Worldwide
Feb
25
8:30 AM08:30

Project Worldwide

Hey Longhorns! Want to serve our community and get to know fellow Texas alums? Perfect! On February 25 we'll be delivering meals with Food and Friends (an amazing local organization that delivers meals to those living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, or other life-challenging illnesses) as part of Project Worldwide. 

Here's what you need to know:

WHEN: February 25, 2017 at 8:30am (we will begin delivering meals at 9am) and will be done at 12pm.
WHERE: Food and Friends 219 Riggs Rd. NE, Washington, DC 20011 (an 8 minute walk from the Fort Totten Metro)
WHAT: We'll be delivering food and prepared meals to individuals/families living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, or other illnesses. ***Please wear burnt orange, invite friends, and let Amanda Baker (acbaker330@gmail.com) know if you have a car and are willing to drive yourself and 1-3 other Longhorns around to deliver meals.***

Project Worldwide is a partnership between the Texas Exes and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement designed to unite alumni worldwide in community service during the month of February. The Project is a service project that has been taking place since 1999 and has now become UT’s largest day of service. Fore more info on Food and Friends check out their website: foodandfriends.org

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Amanda Baker - acbaker330@gmail.com.

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Networking Happy Hour
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Networking Happy Hour


Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 2017, 6-8 pm
Masa 14, 1825 14th St NW

The purpose of this happy hour is to encourage Archer Fellow, LBJ and Texas Exes alumni to meet and network with each other. Everyone pays their own way. Everyone is encouraged to bring their business cards and happy faces and be ready to meet the extended Texas family. Reservation is under my name on the rooftop and management has agreed to extend their happy hour until 8:00pm. Nearest metro is U Street on the yellow/green lines.

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DC Texas Exes' February Brunch: El Centro D.F.
Feb
12
1:00 PM13:00

DC Texas Exes' February Brunch: El Centro D.F.

Join us for our first DC Texas Exes Brunch of the year!

New to the DMV? Want to meet other Longhorns in the area? Join the D.C. Chapter to at their bi-monthly New Member Brunch to mingle and meet other Longhorns in the area! Help welcome our newest members, bring friends, and enjoy great drinks and tacos. 
 

Bottomless Brunch is $35 per person (bring to event). Only 17 tickets available. Get yours today! Take a look at their brunch menu here.

Tips: 
1. Bring cash to make it easier to pay. No hassle.
2. If you cannot attend, please let us know to add people from the waitlist. 
3. Have fun and meet new people :)

Have questions: Email Jenn at dctexasexes@gmail.com

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Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery
Dec
17
8:00 AM08:00

Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery

Come volunteer with the Texas Exes and Wreaths Across America for the annual laying of wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery to honor our veterans! We will post the final details from Wreaths Across America once available but will be meeting at 8am (when the gates open) at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial.
 

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Game 9: Texas Longhorns vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders
Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

Game 9: Texas Longhorns vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

Come watch the Longhorns as they visit Lubbock to take on Texas Tech!  After last week's last minute win, the Horns will try to go one game above .500 and get step closer towards bowl eligibility!

Duffy's will again serve a brunch menu with food and drink specials!

Brunch specials:
Huevos Rancheros with choice of wing sauce - $9 (add pulled pork for $3)
Corned beef hash with a fried egg - $12
Bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich on Texas Toast with a side of hash browns - $12
Hash browns will be available as a side option for our other sandwiches
Texas Nachos and the Pulled Pork Tequitos
$4 Shiner bottles ($20 buckets of 5 or $20 draft Shiner pitchers) $3 Tecate cans ($15 buckets of 5).
Irish Coffee and house-made Bloody Mary for $6 from 11 am through the duration of the game (normally $8).

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