Funded! This project was successfully funded on December 20, 2011.

Update #19

Our First FREE Workshop this weekend in Charlottesville!

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Sorry for the bombardment today, but as Zap said, the UNEARTHING has begun! We hope, if you live in the Charlottesville area, you'll join us for our round table discussion on cultural identity, IDentity community laboratory: borders of culture/borders of self, this Sunday at 1 pm at the Bridge PAI. Full details at our Facebook event page and of course on our website

There will be Spanish/English translators and free tea for all. All people ar welcome. See you there!

Jennifer Tidwell
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    zap hand drawn awards, custom made for your needs. inked in with fabulous lettering and hilarious cartoons on actual 1970's award certificates with a real gold paper star sticker, you can create the title: "my bestest dad every" to "the most super excellent coffee maker in the morning time" to "way to go in leaving home and getting your own apartment" to "best goth outfit matched with sullen reading of the marque de sade" ..well, u get the idea! nothing like a good award to help the community feel, in your home, love relationship or workplace!

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    you know you want them, get em now before the next generation does..all shapes and sizes and ready made to wear at any moment, these mutant arms are the best way to wow friends and colleagues! hand over your support and you too can feel the wonders of being caught red handed. wear one in the show and then have your own long arm of the law as you just keep one on and bike home! available for you to hand pick your own during the run of the show, or we send you one after wards! make cute notes of future promises and give these to your peeps for the holiday gift of the century as they eagerly await receiving their very own mutant arm in February!

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    since u will enjoy the performance so much, make sure you score an incredible photo made by a professional magician a la camera! act now and get one of a limited edition photo made/signed by will may (one of the official photo documentors ) from the performance. this 8x10 print will capture a tiny spark of the wild wonder of the UNEARTHING! get one for each for the whole family! make cute notes of future promises for holiday gifts so they have something to look forward to in feburary!

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    Be indulged by long time collaborator/supporter as she gives you a haircut @ Abrakadabra (Charlottesville, VA, USA)!!! owner Jodie Plaisance, with her mad talent will help you become the most beautiful you

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    yes...in time for the holidaze!!! an incredibly beautiful hand made stained glass mountain! with slices of agate stone to give the warm earthy tones a true mountainy feel! a perfect size to hang in your window, not too small, not too large. gifted to the UNEARTHING by Betty McConnell (that's my mom!).

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    another incredible reward has been offered, specially in time for holiday gift giving, by Kathrin Bateman, owner/creator of Flower Essences of Fox Mountain. Fox Mountain is a small company committed to quality of product and clarity of intention. The kit Kathrin is offering is a lovely box holding 6 combination essences in stock strength. These are stock essences bottled in Miron violet glass and preserved in brandy. feel rested and calm as you go through life with the Household Harmony Kit http://www.foxmountain.net/householdharmonykit.php or a “pick any 6 essences/make your own kit” ! thanks kathrin!!!

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    Everyone needs a cow with 7 legs!!!! get your own mutant animal painting by zap mcconnell (based on her research into nuclear radioactive waste, mixed with a dollop of black humor)

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    another long term associate of awesomeness and dance incredibleness just offered an hour!!! of thai massage to folks who can get to the Alexandria area (near washington d.c.). Kathleen Legault is uber trained in the works of healing and body consciousness, including Klein Technique, Elements of Body Alignment and has a Graduate studies at SUNY Purchase in dance and choreography....just to to tell u just how body aware she really is. this one will go fast! grab it before someone else does and help yourself recover from the holiday magic and maddness!!! make a cute note of promise and gift this to a loved one!!!!

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    Take care of your body so you can take care of your community....you deserve this!!!! bodywork sessions with performers/supporters/hosts of the UNEARTHING: *one glorious hour with lisa eller/massage/zero balancing (1) Charlottesville, VA, USA *one glorious hour with cathy monnes/massage (1) Charlottesville, VA, USA *one glorious hour with ida smith/zero balancing (1) Charlottesville, VA, USA *one glorious hour and a half of thai massage/bmc/feldenkrais with ray eliot schwartz (1) Cholula, Mexico *one glorious hour and a half of massage with denisse cardenas (1) Cholula, Mexico

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    ARTIST'S CHOICE!!!! from artists collaborating in the installation of the UNEARTHING: -light by matt mcconnell (1) -painting by liz simmons (1) -angry vegetable/super heroes(pissed @ gmo’s and vegetarians) paintings by zap (5)

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    International Exchange Extravaganza!!! Come be part of the exchange!!! experience the oldest continuously inhabited area in all of the western hemisphere.... when you are in cholula, puebla mexico end of march until the middle of april, you get: -2 free tickets to the UNEARTHING in xananentla, puebla -a picnic lunch for 2 with the UNEARTHING dancers in a beautiful garden in cholula with live music by the musicians! -a tour of the ciudad mural project by Paola de la Concha, co creator of the project (as well as artists in it and dancer of the UNEARTHING (english or spanish) -a tour of san andres/san pedro/the pyramid from zap’s perspective with other performers, ending with a drink of authentic oaxaca mescal on the top (english or broken spanish or interpretive dance)... also,there will be zap's fave puebla cookies thrown in for her, uh, you!!!!

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    A Night Out! Hit the town with your sweetie or best pal!!!Includes: a delicious meal for 2 at the Twisted Branch Tea House (with a pot of tea chosen by Gwendolyn Hall, owner)(Charlottesville,VA, USA); 2 tickets to the UNEARTHING; 2 hand made print posters of the UNEARTHING; your name as a sponsor in the program; and 2 yummy drinks in the salon/saloon

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    An incredible one time offer to dig into your body and its work... Feldenkrais series: 3 sessions with kevin dockery: performer/teacher of the UNEARTHING: either in Charlottesville, VA, USA january 2012 or Grass Valley/San Fran, CA, USA spring 2012

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    the UNEARTHING EXTRAVAGANZA! out of control excellentness!!!! beyond all preconceived ideas of fun!!!!You get: 2 tickets to the UNEARTHING; 2 handmade print posters of the UNEARTHING; 2 yummy drinks in the salon/saloon; your name as a sponsor in the program; one piece of the installation marked as red tag; and 2 spots for an authentic mexican meal made by and eaten with the cast of the UNEARTHING the night after closing night, hosted by our own Matteus at EX MACHINA, his brand new restaurant/bar, as the musicians rock! just as you thought it couldn't get better, we will dance all night long with booty shaking d.j.'s and...yes..more... a showing of our thank you dance!!

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    the Peak Performance!!!! wowowowow!!! this is the one! and there are only two!!!You get: 2 tickets to the UNEARTHING; 2 handmade print posters of the UNEARTHING; 2 yummy drinks in the salon/saloon; your name as a sponsor in the program; one glorious hour of massage with cathy monnes; 2 pieces of the installation marked as red tag; 2 mutant arms for your very own! -a zap original handmade rag-a-muffin (giant cloth muffin pillow) using the scraps from making the costumes of the UNEARTHING; a zap original mutant animal painting; a free tour of the installation by your very own clown guide; and 2 spots for an authentic mexican meal made by and eaten with the cast of the UNEARTHING the night after closing night, hosted by our own Matteus at EX MACHINA, his brand new restaurant/bar, as the musicians rock!just as you thought it couldn't get better, we will dance all night long with booty shaking d.j.'s and...yes..more... a showing of our thank you dance!! and to top it off...1 tree planted in your name by our after school program!

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    wowowow!!! a new, deal of the century, reward from the incredibly talented and amazingly generous martinez family! leonardo, who is an artist, art dealer and musician (and the father of 2 of the musicians of the performance: arcadio and diego) has graciously offered original mexican art from his private collection! worth between $1000-$2500 us dollars, u can hand pick 1 Gustavo Montoya "Niños Mexicanos" limited edition serigraph. Amazing quality serigraph work!!! Check them out!! at: http://plasticamexicana.com/listado.aspx?q=ni%25u00f1os+Mexicanos&x=29&y=9 Get a high quality original signed piece of art from this great Mexican painter and support unearthing project at the same time!! Estimated Delivery: México Dec 22/ 2011 United States Jan 20/ 2011

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