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AHHH! You Guys Rule! We have 37 hours to hit our NEW GOAL of $10,000 to support our efforts to Keep Williamsbug Awesome!
197 backers pledged $10,000 to help bring this project to life.
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    A huge THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts.

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    Unwindulax Can Koozie! Do you watch 30 Rock? Do you enjoy keeping your beverages cold? Then you will love the Unwindulax Can Koozie. As seen on the 30 Rock episode Undindulax these Koozies will make a great addition to your life. They come in black and blue.

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    A Dead Herring exclusive compilation download with songs from some of our favorite bands who have played here: Sleepies, Dreamdate, Zulus, Andrew Lynch and more!

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    Cat Bow Tie! Are you sick of how casual your cat is? Why not fancy them up with a handmade cat bow tie! Color and patterns will vary but the glory will remain the same. Check out our model Lulu http://hereisapicture.tumblr.com/image/44091828309

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    Ben Gansky receives compliments ALL THE TIME about his voice. Once, Anne Bogart complimented him about his voice at a party. For a paltry $17, Ben will call you at bedtime and read you a bedtime story in his most soothing voice. Your choice of Russian, German, Italian and Yiddish bedtime stories.

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    Exclusive Dead Herring Button Pack. Plus a music download.

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    A ticket to our Grand Opening Gala on Saturday, March 23rd. We are so excited to finish the space and open it up to everybody, and the gala will be its introduction to the world. This will be one hell of a party, kind of like New Year's Eve but in March. There will be tons of cookies and treats, a champagne toast, a fantastic dance party and maybe even a balloon drop. Plus a ton of crazy entertainment: music, comedy, theater, variety, a living statue, aerial performer, magicians and more!

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    Maybe you live in a not-New-York-city or already have plans for March 23rd, but you'd like to be part of the gala anyway. We will send you a commemorative postcard wishing you were here, and we’ll raise a toast in your honor at the gala.

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    COMBO PACK! So you want to go to the Gala and you also really need a cat bow tie! Why not combine them in our Combo Pack. Limited availability! Get yours today! You will also get the music download.

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    Have your pet live forever on the internet! Jeff will film, edit, produce and upload to YouTube a viral video of your pet (or you if you want) doing something stupid.

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    Postcard of the month club: Every month we will take a picture of our new space, write you something interesting and funny and thought-provoking and inspirational on the back, and send it to you in the mail. You’ll get to see our progress AND get mail every month! Plus a ticket to the Gala, and the music download. Or skip the post cards and get 2 Gala tickets and the music download.

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    One 8 x 10 original print by Nicki Ishmael, resident photographer. Your choice of pictures... music photography, portraits, cute animals, and more! Check out the work you can choose from: http://pickapicture.tumblr.com. Plus a Gala ticket and a music download.

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    Nicki will bake you two dozen of her famous red velvet, chocolate chocolate chip or chocolate chip cookies. Plus a Gala ticket and music download.

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    Singing Telegram! Master songstress Katie Hartman will present a singing telegram to you or a loved one. To be redeemed in the next three months wherever the Mta can take her.

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    Thanks to Triskelion Arts we have 13 more chairs! We will endow a chair in your name, just like in the fancy Broadway theaters. We have twenty folding chairs for audiences, and one could have YOUR name on it! A plaque with the name of your choice will be permanently affixed to the backrest of the chair, making you an honored part of our new space! Plus a Gala ticket and the music download.

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    Three 8 x 10 original prints by Nicki Ishmael, resident photographer. Your choice of pictures... music photography, portraits, cute animals, and more! Check out her work: www.NickiIshmael.com
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    Lizzy will paint you an original Morrissey painting with your choice of subject matter (as long as that subject involves Morrissey). Morrissey hula hooping at a picnic, Morrissey brushing his teeth, Morrissey riding a horse through a ring of fire in outer space... the possibilities are endless. (ps if you are not a Morrissey fan, your painting doesn’t have to have Morrissey in it, if that’s what you prefer).
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    Portrait Session with Nicki Ishmael. She will use her photographic skills to capture you, your family, your band, your baby, your dog or all of the above if we can fit them in one room (must be in NYC, sorry). The pictures will be sent to you digitally. Check out her work at www.NickiIshmael.com. Plus a ticket to the Gala and a music download.

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    Ben will create and perform a short show based on the story of your life, as gleaned from your Facebook profile.

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    We throw you a dinner party and cook you a fabulous meal. We toast to your honor and serenade you with beautiful music. Ben will give you a shoulder massage. Plus a ticket to the Gala and a music download.

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    How does this sound: "The [Your Name] Skylight"? (Nice, right?) Our new space has a big beautiful skylight (two, actually), and the one in the performance space could be named in your honor! Haven’t you always wanted to have a skylight named after you? We will put a plaque on the wall commemorating your donation, and anytime someone marvels at the sunbeams shining through the roof, they will think of you.
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    For this amount, you get free admission to our new space for 3 years and of course our eternal gratitude and admiration. We will have a golden chair in the space, reserved only for you, which will constantly remind us of your generosity. And you will get unlimited jewels on your crown in heaven, or whatever other afterlife reward you prefer. We also throw you a dinner party and cook you a fabulous meal. We toast your honor and serenade you with beautiful music. Plus 2 tickets to the Gala and the music download.

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    A date with Jeff Seal, 'hottest' clown around. You treat!

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    A date with Jeff Seal--this time, he’ll split the bill!

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    2 Tickets to our March 23rd Gala. The Party to end all parties with comedians, clowns, magicians, musicians, aerial performers, a dance party a balloon drop and more.

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    First pick at the next ladies clothing swap. Once a season the ladies get together and have a clothing swap. This reward entitles you to first pick at the next one! Plus a Gala ticket and the music download.

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    Pizza date with Nicki! Nicki takes you out for pizza and you have a blast! Plus a Gala ticket and the music download.

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    Lizzy makes you a pinata and fills it with candy! Locals only sorry. Plus a Gala ticket and the music download.

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    We will endow a chair in your name, just like in the fancy Broadway theaters. We have twenty folding chairs for audiences, and one could have YOUR name on it! A plaque with the name of your choice will be permanently affixed to the backrest of the chair, making you an honored part of our new space! Plus a Gala ticket and the music download.

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    Maybe you’re more practical. Maybe you’d like your name to be attached to something more necessary in day-to-day life. Endow the bathroom! A plaque above the bathroom door will remind everyone of your generosity on a daily basis. Plus a ticket to the Gala and a music download.

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