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Invest YYC Spotlight: !Duranged!

Christopher Durang is an American playwright known for absurd comedy, and Theatre BSMT is presenting a Durang double-header to open its 2014/15 season. _'Dentity Crisis_ follows Jane as she deals with her family—including her mother, Edith Fromage, the inventor of cheese. _Wanda's Visit_ offers a hilarious glimpse into the lives of Jim and Marsha as they battle with Jim’s high school sweetheart coming to visit. 

Theatre BSMT's mandate is to support emerging theatre artists, and proceeds from this campaign will go towards costumes, sets, marketing and artist fees.

InvestYYC.com is an exciting new crowdfunding website designed to assist local artists and non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations by creating a space where their strongest, most inspiring work can be supported by people like you. Make a meaningful gift of time or money to support creativity in Calgary!

Invest YYC Spotlight: Wordfest Lit Dub

Wordfest is creating a literary-inspired video or "lit dub." During Wordfest, Calgary book lovers collectively read from _Sequence_, a play by writer Arun Lakra. Lakra's play intertwines two narratives that examine the interplay between logic and metaphysics, science and faith, luck and probability. Volunteers were given a passage from the play and had that passage professionally recorded during Wordfest. All of those recordings will be edited together and blasted out on Wordfest's websites and social media channels.

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InvestYYC.com is an exciting new crowdfunding website designed to assist local artists and non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations by creating a space where their strongest, most inspiring work can be supported by people like you. Make a meaningful gift of time or money to support creativity in Calgary!

Invest YYC Spotlight: Dude, That's Insane: A Tribute to Chris Reimer

Chris Reimer was a talented Calgary musician, performing in groups including Women, Azeda Booth, Veritas and Gold as well as his own solo work. He passed away in 2012 at the age of 26 and Quickdraw Animation Studio has come up with an incredible way to keep his spirit alive. It is creating  a non-narrative animated short with several animators. Each animator will be given two of Chris's drawings to use as a starting and ending frame. They can do what they want with the in-between frames, and each animator's final frame will be the starting frame for the next animator. When it is completed, it will honour Chris through his own art and music as well as work that he inspired. Funds from this campaign will go toward paying the animators who have contributed their time and talent for free without asking for compensation.

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InvestYYC.com is an exciting new crowdfunding website designed to assist local artists and non-profit arts, culture and heritage organizations by creating a space where their strongest, most inspiring work can be supported by people like you. Make a meaningful gift of time or money to support creativity in Calgary!

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