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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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4 1/2 ft: bicycle drawing ride

by Lisa Conrad

an art adventure: drawing a line by bicycle that illuminates an imagined parkway the length of the country along abandoned railroads

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Native Drums - Volume 1 - Graphic Novel

by Chuck Paschall

Native Drums is an action comic set in the not too distant future. This collection will contain issues 1-5, and bonus material.

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Soap On and So Forth: A handcrafted bath experience.

by Naomi Reed

It was just an idea. One small thought that has led to resplendent things. Now we are dreaming, designing and handcrafting bath art.

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Performa/Dance presents MIDSUMMER OFFERINGS: Three Dances

by Performa/Dance

Performa/Dance returns for its third season, with performances June 23 and 24 2017 at the AustinVentures StudioTheatre, Austin, TX

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NeoLucida XL

by Pablo Garcia

Trace what you see with the larger, easier-to-use next generation camera lucida. From the team that brought you the NeoLucida.

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The Only Shirt That Educates - Pan Clothing

by Tanner Beck

You Buy a Shirt, We Give 5 Books Founded by two college students, Pan is an apparel brand on a mission to eliminate illiteracy.

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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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K POP Sauce - The Ultimate Korean Chili Sauce

by Theo Lee and Mike Kim

Use K POP Sauce to add pop to ANY of your favorite snacks or meals! The unique Korean flavors will have you coming back for more!

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GaymerX East 2017! November 4th & 5th #GXEast17

by GaymerX

A two day New York event that brings together gaming and LGBTQ culture!

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Lady Bits By Liana Kerzner

by Liana Kerzner

I ask some tough questions about women in video games! You provide the answers! It's a discussion with you - and it starts here!

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REAL: Felisa's Debut Album

by Felisa

Can pop music bring people together in a polarized world? I think so, I want to try. Please support the recording of my first album.

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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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Creatures and Creepies: the monster art of Charamath

by Audre Schutte

For years I've been drawing monsters on a daily basis. Now I'm gathering hundreds of my favorite sketches into a creature-packed book.

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BIKI: First Bionic Wireless Underwater Fish Drone

by Robosea

The most powerful, ecological and portable wireless underwater drone. Throw it! Capture the most fantastic moments.

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Bexar Stage: Build An Improv Theatre In San Antonio TX!

by Bexar Stage

Boost the growing improv community in San Antonio by helping us build an improv theatre that is 100% dedicated to the art of comedy.

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