Summer's winding down (already?!) but things are heating up here over at Awesome Calgary, as we prepare to award yet another $1,000 micro-grant to someone to help make their Awesome Idea become a reality.
So, without further ado, here are our Top4 Finalists and Honourable Mentions for August 2013, in no particular order:
- Crowdsourced Sculpture by Tom Bielecki: "Engineering+Art: World's first crowdsourced 3D printed sculpture."
- Buck E. Deeds by Cory Chapdelaine: "Random good deeds all over Calgary for the entire month of September."
- Waterways - A Commemorative Flood Sculpture by Alia Shahab: "A kinetic water sculpture constructed using salvaged flood materials, through a community collaboration, to explore the power and mystery of water and highlight the resilience and spirit of Calgary's community."
- Bridgeland Community Kids Basketball Camp by Paul Lau: "Free fun Basketball Camp for Kids."
- Crazy EL-Wire Guerrilla Art by Kyle Cappis: "Public lit-up EL-Wire art installations."
- Pterodactyl HD by Jason Bedard: "The idea is to make a model pterodactyl with embedded HD video camera fly continuously back and forth overhead of a busy public event, wirelessly broadcasting all that it sees with its fearsome dino-birdie eyes."
- Meaningful Meals by Anneke Scholten: "Bringing people back together around the dining table!"
- Funding the Vanguard by Daniel Rodriguez: "Bringing forward the newspaper that Calgary deserves."
- Vital Signs Machines!!! by Shauna Brady: "We (the nurses) want to buy fancy vital signs machines to better serve our patients on U43!"
This month, our Awesome Calgary Pitch Night will take place on a special day of Tuesday, August 27 at 6 p.m. at our usual haunt, the Endeavor Arts and Design Space. That's this TUESDAY!
- What: Awesome Calgary's July Pitch Night and Awesome Hours
- Where: Endeavor Arts & Event Space (1209 - 1 Street SW)
- When: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 6 p.m.
- RSVP: Facebook
Hope you can make it out!