Memorial set for Austin arts benefactor James Armstrong

Often in life, James Armstrong united parts of the Austin nonprofit community that rarely pooled their resources. So it makes sense that his memorial will be held in a grand space that he and husband, Larry Connelly, backed from the first.

The late James Armstrong will be honored on Sept. 15. Robert Godwin for American-Statesman

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Hundreds will assemble at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15 at Dell Hall in the Long Center for the Performing Arts to say goodbye to the kind, classy and funny man who quietly helped make Austin what it is today.

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