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The Glassblock aims to inform, entertain, and showcase creative work from Pittsburgh, a city brimming with talent and poised for change
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    At the $10 level, David Bernabo and Adam Shuck will email you a thumbs-up thank you selfie.

    Thanks for helping to launch The Glassblock!

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    We'll memorialize your support by mentioning you by name in our inaugural post.

    And we'll email you a passcode to watch David Bernabo's documentary "Food Systems, Chapter 1: A Night Out" any time, as many times as you'd like!

    See the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/foodsystemsch1/137632057

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    Party with us! Celebrate the end of our Kickstarter campaign with a ticket to our party at Spirit in Lawrenceville on December 16 at 9:00 p.m.

    Featuring DJs Aaron Clark of Hot Mass/Humanaut and Ricky Moslen and Dan Barrett of Total Trash.

    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Get The Glassblock t-shirt, featuring our logo designed by Seth Clark (http://www.sethsclark.com/), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' Emerging Artist of 2015.

    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Join Adam as a Guest Editor for an issue of EAT THAT, READ THIS.

    On any weekday of your choice, the newsletter's "Other Stuff" section is all yours. Fill it with whatever pieces of the internet you'd like--with an intro including your photo, bio, and links to your own projects. With thousands of subscribers, that's a big audience!

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Reserve a VIP ticket to The Glassblock's official launch party in early 2016. This'll be a good one.

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Dinner with Daniel & The Glassblock!

    Grab your ticket to join The Glassblock team at a special dinner prepared and served by Daniel Agüera, a native of Asturias, Spain. Past dinners have included menu items such as pheasant with sour cherries, feijoada, and the flan-like tocinillo de cielo. Read more about Agüera's dinners at dinnerwithdaniel.com.

    This dinner will take place on the evening of March 12, 2016.

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Duncan Street Dinners & The Glassblock!

    Grab your ticket to join The Glassblock team over a five-course dinner prepared and served by the Duncan Street Dinners crew. Taking place monthly in a cozy Upper Lawrenceville home, the dinners begin with a cocktail while guests arrive and meet each other. Then, Dan Rodriguez and Kendyl Ryan work together to cook the meal, with Joe Bacharach pairing each of the five courses with a beverage. Check out images of their past meals at https://instagram.com/duncanstdinners/.

    This dinner will take place in February 2016 with the following menu:

    1. Tostones with pickled shrimp, orange, jalapeño, cilantro, chive and lime crema
    2. Salt cod salad with red onion, avocado, parsley, pil pil, tempura fried onion rings and piquillo/pistachio romesco
    3. Pecan soup, fried sweet plantain, lime crema, mole, apple, jicama, harissa and pecans
    4. Ropa vieja tacos, red cabbage slaw, chimichurri, kohlrabi, habanero guava salsa, jalapeño, cilantro, pickled red onion
    5. Coconut buñuelos with chipotle/chocolate sauce

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
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    Become a member of The Glassblock Club, joining a group of select early supporters who will receive recurrent emails with special invites for exclusive social events (think food/drink outings or behind-the-scenes tours) plus access to bonus cutting-room-floor content, including writing, video, and audio features.

    In fact, right off the bat we'll email you a passcode to watch a new, bonus short film by David Bernabo that, in following with his "Food Systems" documentary series, will showcase an aspect of Pittsburgh food culture. You'll be able to watch this exclusive film any time, as many times as you'd like.

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
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    Pledge $1,600 or more About $1,600

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    With this reward, your business, organization, or individual name will be the sole brand sponsoring The Glassblock for an entire week during the beginning of the web mag's life. This offer is first come, first served for the first four weeks of The Glassblock's launch in early 2016.

    + The Glassblock Club membership
    + Bonus "Food Systems" film passcode
    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

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    Join Adam as a Guest Editor for an issue of EAT THAT, READ THIS.

    On any weekday of your choice, the newsletter's "Other Stuff" section is all yours. Fill it with whatever pieces of the internet you'd like--with an intro including your photo, bio, and links to your own projects. With thousands of subscribers, that's a big audience!

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
    + Thumbs-up thank you selfie!

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    ⬜️
    Join Adam as a Guest Editor for an issue of EAT THAT, READ THIS.

    On any weekday of your choice, the newsletter's "Other Stuff" section is all yours. Fill it with whatever pieces of the internet you'd like--with an intro including your photo, bio, and links to your own projects. With thousands of subscribers, that's a big audience!

    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
    + Thumbs-up thank you selfie!

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    With this reward, your business, organization, or individual name will be the sole sponsor of The Glassblock's cooking show feature for two months, a total of four video segments. This offer is first come, first served.

    + The Glassblock Club membership
    + Bonus "Food Systems" film passcode
    + The Glassblock t-shirt
    + 12/16 Spirit party ticket
    + "Food Systems, Chapter 1" passcode
    + Inaugural post shout-out
    + Thumbs-up thank you selfie!

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