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A documentary about Palomba Academy of Music and our efforts to save its historic neon sign after COVID forced the family shop to close
A documentary about Palomba Academy of Music and our efforts to save its historic neon sign after COVID forced the family shop to close
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    THANK YOU IN OUR DOCUMENTARY CREDITS

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    SIGNED STORE FRONT POSTCARD

    - 1 Signed 5 x 7 inch STORE FRONT POSTCARD on card stock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU message from us mailed to you. Everyone who pledges $10 and more will receive this item. Donation includes shipping to anywhere in the USA. International shipping is $1 additional.
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    -You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public
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    1 Ticket to STORE FRONT walking tour

    - 1 ticket to attend a “STORE FRONT” walking tour led by Karla & James Murray in the East Village of Manhattan lasting 2 hours VALUED at $30 and redeemable for multiple tour dates to be announced including dates in 2021
    - 1 Signed 5 x 7 inch STORE FRONT POSTCARD on card stock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU message from us given to you on the tour.
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
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    Set of 3 STORE FRONT 5x7” Postcards/Pen

    - Set of 3 different STORE FRONT postcards on card stock including one SIGNED & with a personalized THANK YOU message from us mailed to you along with a branded “Mom & Pops” Sharpie brand permanent marker. Donation includes shipping to anywhere in the USA. International shipping is additional.
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    - You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public.
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    SIGNED STORE FRONT BOOK & POSTCARD

    - SIGNED FIRST EDITION of James & Karla Murray's book "STORE FRONT II- A History Preserved" Mini hardcover edition SIGNED by us which includes our photo of Palomba Academy of Music ($30 USD value) see book in video and story
    OR SIGNED copy of STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York” Mini hardcover edition book ($30 USD value)
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .
    -Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    - You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public.
    - Thank you emailed to you for helping support our project.

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    Signed STORE FRONT 8x10” PRINT &Postcard

    -Choice of different signed archival 8 x 10 inch Store Front prints seen in video. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (Prints include Palomba Academy of Music and other storefront prints) You can see print selection in video and story
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you.
    -Your name listed as a supporter on the documentary credits & listed in the our Jamesandkarla YouTube video description
    -Donation includes U.S. shipping. International shipping is additional.

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    First edition copy of “NEW YORK NIGHTS”

    SIGNED FIRST EDITION of James & Karla Murray's book "NEW YORK NIGHTS”. This oversize hardcover edition SIGNED by us includes many beautiful historic storefronts photographed at night with their neon signs aglow. Book appears in our video and story.
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .
    -Your name listed as a supporter on the documentary credits & listed in the video description on YouTube

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    SIGNED STORE FRONT BOOK & 8x10” PRINT

    SIGNED STORE FRONT Book & 8 x 10” PRINT & POSTCARD

    -SIGNED FIRST EDITION of James & Karla Murray's book "STORE FRONT II- A History Preserved" Mini hardcover edition SIGNED by us which includes our photo of Palomba Academy of Music ($30 USD value) see book in video and story OR SIGNED STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York” Mini hardcover edition
    -Choice of different signed archival 8 x 10 inch Store Front prints seen in video. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (see print selection in video and story)
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to .
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    U.S.A shipping is included.

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    SIGNED 11x14” STORE FRONT PRINT

    -Choice of different signed archival 11x 14 inch Store Front prints as seen in video and story. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (Prints include Palomba Academy of Music and other storefront prints) You can see print selection in video and story
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you.
    -Your name listed as a supporter on the documentary credits & listed in the our Jamesandkarla YouTube video description
    -Donation includes U.S.A. shipping. International shipping is additional.

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    SIGNED STORE FRONT BOOK & 11x14” PRINT

    -Signed first edition copy of “STORE FRONT II -A History Preserved” Mini hardcover edition or “STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York” Mini hardcover edition $30 USD value
    -Choice of different signed archival 11x 14 inch Store Front prints as seen in video and story. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (Prints include Palomba Academy of Music and other storefront prints) You can see print selection in video and story
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you.
    -Your name listed as a supporter on the documentary credits & listed in the our Jamesandkarla YouTube video description
    - U.S.A. shipping is additional $8

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    CHROMATIC SIGNAGE COLLAGE Edition of 50

    -12 x 36 inch CHROMATIC SIGNAGE COLLAGE PRINT in a limited edition of 50 printed on Kodak Professional Endura Glossy Paper
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you.
    -Your name listed as a supporter on the documentary credits & listed in the our Jamesandkarla YouTube video description
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    SIGNED LIMITED EDITION 16 x 24” PRINT

    -Choice of different signed limited edition archival 16 x24 inch Store Front prints. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (see print selection in video and story)
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us mailed to you
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    - You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public.
    - Thank you emailed to you for helping support our project.

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    First Pressing Clear Vinyl J DILLA

    -FIRST PRESSING Limited Edition EP Clear
    12 inch Vinyl of J DILLA “Give Them What They Want” a long lost unheard J Dilla-produced vocal track that was previously unreleased before 2014, sealed in original plastic with bar code on back and J Dilla sticker on plastic. Cover photo by James and Karla Murray from “Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York”.
    LIMITED TO 2 COPIES
    - 8 x 10 inch Jay Dee Bakery print. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us.
    -1 signed 5 x 7 inch Storefront Postcard on cardstock with SIGNED personalized THANK YOU from us
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    - You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public.
    - Thank you emailed to you for helping support our project.

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    Limited Oversize “STORE FRONT II” book

    -Limited OVERSIZE HARDCOVER edition with dust jacket of “STORE FRONT II- A HISTORY PRESERVED“ First Edition signed by James & Karla Murray. PLEASE NOTE that this oversize hardcover edition weighing 7 lbs & 11.8 x 13.1 inch in size is currently out of print and no longer available in the USA. Only 2 copies are available as a reward. Oversize Hardcover book is shown in both video and story.
    -Choice of different signed limited edition archival 8 x 10 inch STORE FRONT prints. Printed on Kodak Professional Endura Luster paper and signed by us. (see print selection in video and story)
    -1 signed 5 x 7 STORE FRONT postcard on card stock SIGNED & with a personalized THANK YOU message from us.
    - Your name will be listed as a supporter in our documentary credits and listed in the video description on our JamesandKarla YouTube channel when the video is published to YouTube.
    - You will receive a link to watch our documentary on YouTube at least 2 days prior to it being released to the public.

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