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This winter, celebrate how humans conquered winter. A festival of science and song.
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    Five thousand years from now, a small child will possibly whisper your name and say "thank you." Or possibly not. But in the meantime you will know that you helped shape secular culture and that you're an awesome person.

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    Anyone who pledges at least $25 will get a ticket to the Winter Solstice celebration main event. If you can't attend yourself, you may specify another person to receive the ticket.

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    Music Album. Is New York a little too far to travel this year? Still want to help launch a new holiday and musical tradition? Choose this reward if you don't want a ticket but do want a copy of the music album.

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    Music album download. Can't make it to NY? Want to support us and hear the music but don't feel the need to have a physical CD? Choose this reward to get a downloadable album for the Solstice.

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    Want to run your own Solstice? Want help doing so? If you've got a bunch of people in your area your area and would like to organize an event, we can arrange a skype call in November wherein I'll send you a lot of the resources I turned to, discuss the the needs of your own community, and offer suggestions on how to best tailor those resources to your group's needs.

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    You're an amazing person! In addition to a ticket to the main event, you'll receive a cd afterwards with music from the event. Or, if you'd prefer, access to a downloadable version.

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    Bring a friend! You will receive two tickets to the event.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Eat, drink and be merry! If we raise enough money for the reception stretch-goal, then anyone who pledged at least $75 is guaranteed a spot.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You'll receive a paperback copy of the the Winter Solstice 2013 Hymnal - a collection of songs, stories and illustrations about human history, the challenges we face and the potential future yet to come.

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    Bring your family! You will receive a total of five tickets to the event.

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    You will receive a signed, hardcover copy of the Winter Solstice Hymnal.

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    You've helped shape culture in a pretty big way, and I'm incredibly grateful.

    Shortly after Solstice, I'll meet with you (either via skype or in person), talk about things that are important to you. Then I'll write a song for you, and send you a recorded version.

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