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The VORTEX is a community oriented facility creating a comfortable environment for all our patrons and artists. There are many things that a non-profit organization needs. Passion is one of them - and we have plenty of that. Other items that would be greatly appreciated are:


  • Tools (any and all kinds of hand tools and power tools)
  • Lumber for scenery
  • 10-foot ladder
  • Heavy black theatre draperies (customized for load-in doors)
  • New seats for theatre (comfortable, lightweight, flexible set up)
  • Computerized light board and dimmers (new, programmable, 24 channels)
  • Lighting instruments (parcan, elipsoidal, fresnel, specialty)
  • Solar Panels
  • Bar stools with backs for tech booth, box office, and café
  • 2 Bike Racks


  • New trash cans for recycling and trash
  • Reach-in coolers
  • Paper towel dispensers
  • Deck (materials and labor)
  • Central Air/Heat


  • Macintosh Computer—G4 or newer
  • Slide Scanner
  • Color Laser Printer
  • Small copier
  • Office chairs
  • Filing Cabinets


  • Paid advertising in Chronicle
  • Paid television advertising
  • Paid radio advertising on KUT, KMFA, KOOP
  • Printing of promotional brochure

All donations are tax deductible.


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