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    You're invited to our first big party! Get a ticket to a rollicking, all-day art party in the woods on Saturday, July 28. There will be swimming, hikes, BBQ, and a special midnight performance by Bruno Coviello of Light Asylum! We'll also acknowledge your generosity on our website: because you helped us build our studios!

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    Get one of our awesome mixtapes! Five of our most interesting friends and neighbors put together a playlist that you can download right onto your computer. Learn more about them in the text to the left. You can choose which mixtape you'd like, from: VINCE ALETTI, BOB NICKAS, JORY RABINOVITZ, or either of two very special surprise contributors! You will also receive a ticket to the party on July 28th and a thank you on our website.

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    BEST VALUE! Choose THREE mixtapes, and receive an OVERNIGHT ticket for the weekend of July 28! Who wants to drive home after a midnight performance? Come for the party and camp out for a whole second day of fun upstate. Nearby diner Sweet Sue's serves the best pancakes you've ever had, there's thousands of acres of recreational land that abuts the Shandaken property, and you can go tubing just ten minutes away. The camping ticket is good for one tent/two people (BYO tent!). You'll also be thanked on our website!

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    Don't have a tent? No problem! We'll have one waiting for you at the BBQ! Plus you receive everything at the $50 level. (This new special offer is excluded from the below rewards.)

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    Get ALL FIVE mixtapes AND an invitation to a private hike led by Shandaken Project director Nicholas Weist. He'll take you through a pleasant three mile walk in the woods on Sunday July 29, and teach you about the wild edible and medicinal plants found on and around the residency property. You'll also receive an overnight ticket (per the above) and a thank you on our website.

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    Worried about how to get a tent and two sleeping bags all the way upstate? Don't sweat it! We'll have a 2-person tent and 2 sleeping bags waiting for you at the BBQ. Who knew camping could be VIP?! You'll also get everything at the $100 level. (This new special offer is excluded from the below rewards.)

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    Here's one for all you foodies! Get a jar of jam and a jar of pickles made by the participants and staff of the Shandaken Project—PLUS a ticket to a private canning workshop where we teach you to can tomatoes with our very own produce! This workshop will be held in NYC in September, and you will get to take home a third jar: of delicious, organic tomatoes, perfect for sauce. You also get everything listed above!

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    Receive Slava Mogutin's limited edition photograph exclusive for the Shandaken Project, and all of the above rewards! The edition is a never-before-seen 5" x 5" photograph, taken in the Catskills (edition of 10).

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    NAME ONE OF OUR STUDIOS! If you're not a millionaire but have always wanted to endow a building: now's your chance! The lumber for one studio will cost about $1,500. Support the project at this level to have a studio named after you! (Email us at info@shandakenproject.org to talk tax deduction.) You'll also get everything above!

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    ONLY ONE AVAILABLE! Have your own private residency one weekend this summer, during a 2-night, 3-day stay in a gorgeous house in Catskill, NY. This one-bedroom, one-bath beauty is nestled into the side of a mountain and looks across a three-mile gorge onto a forested expanse. Grill yourself some organic veggies from the farm stand down the road or just relax with a glass of vino and watch the sunset from the wraparound porch. Visit the Shandaken Project if you'd like, and we'll even cook you dinner! This vacation home is offered Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15, 2012. You will also receive all five mixtapes, an overnight ticket the weekend of the 28th, invitations to our hike and canning workshop, jars of goodies, and an acknowledgement on our website.

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