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  • New York City Opera near bankruptcy; Kickstarter effort falling short

    New York's second-largest opera company appears to be on the brink of bankruptcy as an emergency fundraising effort is failing to meet its target, barring any last-minute miracle. The New York City Opera was looking to raise $1 million through...
  • Tongal, Spitfire Enter Film Crowdfunding Game with Documentary Contest

    Backing a movie on crowdsourcing platforms like Indiegogo or Kickstarter is a fairly simple process: You give your money and walk away, providing little to no creative input on how the project gets made. Tongal is taking a different approach over the...
  • Crushed by medical bills, many reach out for help via the Internet

    There has been a great deal of publicity lately regarding "crowdfunding." The term refers efforts, generally launched on the Internet, to pool funds, usually in small increments, from a large number of sources. A number of companies, such as ArtistShare...
  • Placido Domingo: New York City Opera demise would be a 'tragedy'

    Placido Domingo: New York City Opera demise would be a 'tragedy'
    When renowned tenor Plácido Domingo was still a relatively unknown singer from Spain, he made his Los Angeles-area debut at the Music Center in 1967 in a touring series by the New York City Opera. His local debut included performances in "Don Rodrigo,"...
  • Firm's gardening kits win contest, funding and sales

    Firm's gardening kits win contest, funding and sales
    Earth Starter is having the sort of year startups dream of. The company, founded by University of Maryland graduates, sells a kit designed to make gardening easy in small spaces. You lay the 4-by-6-foot mat on your plot of dirt, push the provided seed...
  • Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way

    Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way
    Through Kickstarter and Indiegogo, people are finding projects, new products and films to fund via crowdsourcing. Now, reports KGO-TV in San Francisco, fledgling winemakers can take advantage of crowdsourced funding through NakedWines.com. “Now, the...
  • Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try

    Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try
    On a beautiful day in Santa Barbara last Saturday, wine enthusiasts were able to taste unreleased wines from a collection of Santa Barbara County's top vineyards. The Santa Barbara County Wine Futures Tasting was held at the courtyard in front of Les...
  • Go Guide Weekend Preview: Perpetual Groove comes to an end

    Go Guide Weekend Preview: Perpetual Groove comes to an end
    After a decade performing for a rabid, nationwide jam-band fan base, particularly enthusiastic in South Florida, Perpetual Groove is down to its final six concerts, and Matt McDonald is feeling a familiar sense of excitement. “It’s hard to...
  • Valle de Guadalupe's 23rd annual wine festival continues this weekend

    Valle de Guadalupe's 23rd annual wine festival continues this weekend
    If you're headed down Ensenada way this weekend, you might want to make a detour to Valle de Guadalupe to take in some of the events surrounding the 23rd annual Fiestas de la Vendimia through Saturday. Check the website for a full listing of...
  • Mother Nature just won't give French vineyards a break

    Mother Nature just won't give French vineyards a break
    French vintners just don’t seem to be able to catch a break. Mother Nature has been very, very bad this season to winemakers in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Alsace, the country's most prestigious wine-growing regions.  A violent hailstorm...
  • Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better

    Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better
    I’m a sucker for a good pretzel wherever I find one. And in these parts, Röckenwagner Bakery makes some of the best. Hans Röckenwagner also has a pretzel burger at his 3 Square Cafe & Bakery in Venice that’s one of my guilty pleasures....