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Never Built New York

Explore the New York City that could have been through an exhibition revealing two hundred years of unrealized urban design.
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African penguins are facing extinction — help the Association of Zoos & Aquariums install 1,500 artificial nests to protect the endangered population.
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Dar Jacir دار جاسر

by Emily Jacir

We’re creating a visionary, artist-run space for art, education, and research in our 127-year-old family home in Bethlehem.

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Nyx in the Overworld: Complete edition

by Hari Conner

A complete, 200+ page fantasy adventure comic feat. videogame jokes and sweet magic powers

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Lavallier Emporium Ceramic studio expansion

by Laureen Lavallier Emporium

Help expand Lavallier Emporium's ceramics studio so i can keep making beautiful items for you and the world

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The premiere of CAST, STAGE, AUTHOR

by Yanira Castro

CAST, STAGE, AUTHOR is a trilogy of new performance and installation works by a canary torsi about how we represent ourselves.

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Massdrop x Input Club K-Type Mechanical Keyboard

by Massdrop

An infinitely customizable mechanical keyboard for gamers, programmers, and typists.

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Sea Turtle Hat is here! You asked for it. Now wear it out.

by Lynn Johnson

Follow up to the popular Turtle Hat. More weird than The Turtle Hat but just as outgoing and friendly. Amazing fun, now with flippers.

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Documentary: Abril, and the whale shark island

by Dora Napolitano and Isabel Cárdenas

The true story of 11-year old Abril’s struggle to protect Holbox island from the impacts of mass tourism in the Mexican Gulf.

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Rebelle Artisan Bagels: from pop-ups to storefront

by Milena Pagan

We're a young startup making hand-rolled and boiled bagels, creative spreads and house-cured lox. Help us grow into our new shop!

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Astrobase Command - 70's Space Station Builder & Crew Sim

by Jellyfish Games

As the invisible administrative hand of an Astrobase in a forgotten corner of the universe, your crew depend on you for their survival.

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Mouthful Podcast

by Yvonne Latty

Mouthful is a new podcast that digs into the experiences and perspectives of young people to start conversations about big issues.

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Camila Meza & The Nectar Orchestra recording an album!

by Camila Meza

We're about to bring to life a set of songs you'll love! The Nectar Orchestra is ready to record! Let's make it happen!

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David Hoyle: Parallel Universe - A Photobook by Holly Revell

by Holly Revell

A peek behind the Magician's curtain! This unique art book obsessively documents the performance processes of an avant-garde drag icon

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The Evergreen Review

by The Evergreen Review

The Evergreen Review was the heart of the Beat Generation. Now, it's relaunching. Join the underground!

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ACPD Drum Kit & Game: The Best Way to Learn to Play

by WIFO CORPORATION

ACPD Drum Kit turns your smartphone or tablet into the perfect drum set. Pair it with our interactive app & learn to play in no time!

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One Coast Collaboration

by One Coast Collaboration

A culturally driven new play development lab designed to build bridges between national playwrights and Seattle based theatre artists.

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