Some amazing local efforts on Kickstarter, the funding platform that lets fans pony up money for creative endeavors, and only pay up if the goal is reached.
Got a little to spend on our local creative economy?
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo: $7500 to help record his new CD
Singer-songwriter Nikki Talley: $7000 for a downpayment on a tour van
Photographer Micah Mackenzie: $5000 for a photo project involving under-served black youth of Asheville involved with the Urban Arts Institute
So much more here.