Send Us to VidCon Update #6

Our fundraiser deadline is a little less than 2 weeks away and we’re at $710! In the spirit of cross-promotion, we wanted to tell you about some of our awesome funders and their projects.

Want us to promote you? Go to our GoFundMe and donate! Then send us an email and let us know what you do!

Music: “You’re Awesome” by Matt Britton: 

Links to our funders’ websites/projects:

Peace of the Earth Farm

Shiloh Threads

Island Provisions

Humble Farmer

TOP Vietnam Veterans

Brett Elizabeth Jenkins

Christine Friedlander

The Pork Chop Express

Hennepin Ave + Haiku = Henneku

Sally found this contest co-sponsored by The Loft Literary Center and Hennepin Theatre Trust. The rules were simple: Write a 350 character or less piece about Hennepin Ave. The winning submissions will be displayed on street-level windows on Hennepin Avenue between 6th and 7th streets.

So obviously: HAIKU.

Well, we didn’t win the contest, but no bitter feelings here.  We can’t wait to see what the winning artists, River Urke and Tami Mohamed Brown, came up with when their work is unveiled on Sept. 27.

We also have a Google Doc (title: Hennepin Ave, So Gr8) full of haikus that we wrote about Hennepin Ave that we want to release into the world. So we’ll be posting one a day, starting tomorrow, on our Twitter Feed for about the next two weeks. #Henneku #Minnesoetry

Here’s a little something to wet your whistle:

Walker Art Center
I lay on the lawn and dream
of internet cats

I just wrote that one. Just now. Stayed tuned for ones that are way better than that.