Friday, July 20, 2012

Announcing AF-Calgary's July 2012 Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions

The days are getting shorter but the heat is still on here at Awesome Foundation - Calgary as we're set to announce another round of Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions!

So without further ado, here are AF-Calgary's July 2012 Top 4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions, in no particular order:

Top4 Finalists:

  1. Urban Stationary by Kai Sinclair & Alastair Pollock of C4:  "Local semi-permanent art installations in Calgary Transit stations."
  2. People's Poetry Festival by Shannon McClennan:  "A free, 3-day street festival in Kensington, August 17-19, 2012."
  3. Culinary Treasure Hunt by Anneke Scholten:  "Find Calgary's hidden culinary treasures during this one day event!"
  4. Call for Help! by Derek Wilken:  "A comic book for young adults to promote the ConnecTeen line at the Distress Centre."

Honourable Mentions:

  • The Harvest Moon by Kenneth Fung:  "Let's celebrate the Harvest Moon."
  • Four+ by Jacqueline Steeves:  "Urban Arts Festival incorporating musicians, dancers and visual artists."
  • Calgary is FUxING Awesome by Scott Roy:  "A documentary web-series covering those that make this city amazing."

This month's Awesome Calgary Thousand Dollar Thursday will take place at DaDe ART & DESIGN LAB in Inglewood on Thursday, July 26.  Doors open at 6 p.m. and we hope to see you there!

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And last but not least, we're still accepting submissions for the August 2012 prize.  If you have an Awesome Idea that you'd like to submit to AF-Calgary for consideration, fill out this handy-dandy web form! The deadline for submissions for the August AF-Calgary prize is Friday, August 10 at 11:59 p.m.

Hope to see you out this Thursday!

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