Front Porch Forum is giving away one pair of tickets for each of the following Higher Ground concerts…
If you want a chance to win these tickets, leave a comment below that completes this thought… “I deserve to win these tickets because…”
We’ll pick one winner from the comments for each show. The first show is Wed., so make haste! Thanks to Higher Ground.
P.S. Make sure you leave us a way in your comment below to get in touch with you should you be a ticket winner.
UPDATE: We have our winners! Sara Chesbrough from Burlington will be going to Talib Kweli’s show, and Ali Keener in Westford has two free tickets to Slightly Stoopid. Thanks to all who entered and to Higher Ground. Congratulations Sara and Ali!
I deserve to win these tickets because…
Sara: “… Talib Kweli and I are brother and sister in some strange musical/philosophical dimension and it’s been too long since we’ve had a family reunion.”
Ali: “… i love these artists and i just cant afford to go see the shows. i don’t like how money decides music for me. music is so good for the body and soul…sometimes you just gotta dance.”
To everyone else… keep commenting below if you like, but the free tickets are G-O-N-E.
More impressive coverage for “hyper-local” media darlings Outside.in and Everyblock, this time in the New York Times. Venture capitalists have pumped $7.5 million into aggregator Outside.in and the Knight Foundation has given Everyblock a $1.1 million grant.
Of course, neither is actually local, rather they work in a host of cities from afar, cobbling together data sets, blog posts and news site feeds. But the Times doesn’t focus on that aspect, choosing instead to ask the “but what is the business model?” question. And, “what will they aggregate if newspapers continue to go out of business?” Not clear. But I’m glad to see these and other experiments underway.