Funded! This project was successfully funded on December 19, 2010.

Update #14

Party at the Verge this Saturday night!!!!

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Saturday April 2nd! Record Club & Sacramento French Film Festival Presents: A Tribute To Serge Gainsbourg! @ The Verge Gallery / 8PMĀ  $5 Admission, to benefit the 10th Sacramento French Film Festival and the Verge Gallery! We are hosting a party for Serge Gainsbourg's Birthday! 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of French Icon Serge Gainsbourg. Singer-songwriter, director, actor, photographer, provocateur, iconoclast, and much more, Gainsbourg was a major figure in the 1960's, 1970's, and 1980's pop-culture, all through a fog of Gitanes and alcohol... He is still today considered as one of the world's most influential popular musicians. Come and celebrate the spirit of "Gainsbarre" with us! Featuring music by DJ Christophe and DJ Roger, music videos, live music, film clips,... Doors open at 8pm - tribute bands (Harley White Trio + more!) at 9pm. Raffle Ticket Prizes will be given away courtesy of SFFF! $5 wine, $4 beer, $1 water Verge Gallery http://vergeart.com http://www.facebook.com/vergeart Sacramento French Film Festival http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/ Record Club http://www.facebook.com/recordclubsacto
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Update #13

SUCCESS PARTY!!!!!!!!!

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Join us Saturday, January 15 at 7pm to celebrate Verge's SUCCESS in completing its first Kickstarter campaign with 117% of funding!

We'll have a massive video installation on display by VCA resident artist Aleksander Bohnak, 2 DJs spinning records for your dancing enjoyment, including the one and only Tim Matranga host of KDVS's Kicksville 29 BC, and live music by Pregnant and Touchez.

Not to mention the obligatory drinks and snacks to keep spirits high!

Admission is $5 with all proceeds going to VCA's future!*

In short PARTAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

*To all Grow VCA backers, your names will be on the will-call list at the front door. See you at the party!

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Update #12

Dear Grow VCA Supporters!

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Now that our funding goal has been met we are assembling our goodie bags for all of you! As the holidays settle upon us you can expect to start seeing packages and completed paint cans the first week of January.

Happy Holidays!!!!

Love,
Verge


Update #11

Dazzling progress!!!!!!!!!!

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We are now a full $1,000 past our goal!!! THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Update #10

2 last pieces by Chelsea Greninger to close out the campaign!

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Two sweeten the deal in the closing hours I give you two more fabulous pieces to choose from for your donation of $150 or more.

Hello, my name is Blue Pen
Series, 8
"Eraser Trash Save Me"
9-30-10
Digital print

Hello, my name is Blue Pen
Series, 13
"You Suck bodily warmth"
11-1-10
Digital print

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    THANK YOU SO MUCH! In exchange for your $10 donation you will receive email updates and invitations to Verge events and parties.

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    YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS PART I. For a donation of $25 the Verge Artist of your choice will sign your name to an aluminum, quart sized, paint can lid and affix it to our donor installation wall. Your donation will also score you email updates and invitations to Verge events and parties as well as an invitation to the GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY at the culmination of this fund drive. Best of all your name will take it's place amongst those of other committed individuals who want to grow a stronger art community in Sacramento!

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    YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS PART II. Wahoo! For your donation of $50 or more you will get Verge updates and invites, a GALLON sized aluminum paint can lid with your name on it inscribed by the Verge Artist of your choice, an invitation to the GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY AND a Verge Center for the Arts membership. With membership come privileges... Get discounts on Verge classes, invites to exclusive Verge parties, and receive news and updates about art events throughout our region. Not to mention you also get the satisfaction of taking your place on our donor installation wall with other like minded folks.

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    YOU AND A BUDDY! For $75 dollars you'll receive a one gallon can lid inscribed by the Verge Artist of your choice on our donor wall, two Verge memberships, email updates, invitations, and two invites to the GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY! BUT WAIT THERE'S MORE! In addition to all this a $75 donation will also grant you a signed copy of Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book!

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    AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART BY CHELSEA GRENINGER!!!!! For your donation of 150 bones you'll walk away with your name on the donor wall writ large, membership to Verge, email updates and Verge news, two invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and an original work of art from the one and only Chelsea Greninger.

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    AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART BY CHELSEA GRENINGER!!!!! For your donation of 150 bones you'll walk away with your name on the donor wall writ large, membership to Verge, email updates and Verge news, two invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and an original work of art from the one and only Chelsea Greninger.

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    A SIGNED PRINT BY JOSE LUIS DI GREGORIO!!!!! For your donation of 100 bones you'll walk away with your name on the donor wall writ large, membership to Verge, email updates and Verge news, two invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and a signed edition from the one and only Jose Luis de Gregorio. Edition of 50.

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    AN ORIGINAL WORK OF ART BY CHELSEA GRENINGER!!!!! For your donation of 150 bones you'll walk away with your name on the donor wall writ large, membership to Verge, email updates and Verge news, two invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and an original work of art from the one and only Chelsea Greninger.

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    AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY JEFF MUSSER! Crazy I know but for your donation of just $350 we'll give you an original drawing by Verge Artist Jeff Musser. PLUS your name on the donor wall writ large, email updates, four invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and our undying love.

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    DINNER AT VERGE. For $600 Verge is yours for the evening. Host a dinner party or creative cocktail hour in a unique environment. Your guests will have the opportunity to peek inside studios, meet artists, and have a truly one of a kind experience. In addition you will also receive your name writ large, Verge updates, membership, Doug Biggert's Sandalshop Wall postcard book, and six invitations to our GROW THE VERGE SUCCESS PARTY!

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