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Dreams of the Fallen brings together an award-winning composer and poet team to explore the experience of American soldiers in Iraq.
The creators of the Jiggernaut, a device that helps novices on a budget build bike frames, have already reached their Kickstarter goal–but you can still donate to help them start their business.
Minnesota Opera wants your extra cash to present a children’s opera based on the novel The Giver.
Due date: Friday, March 16
Why it’s good: The 2012 campaign is only starting to take shape, but Minnesotans have known for months now that the marriage amendment on the ballot will be a central issue. Raighne Hogan of comic design studio 2D Cloud is joining the fight against a constitutional ban
Project: A Decade of Music Photos Book
Due date: Wednesday, February 22
This week’s best local Kickstarter project aims to help music programs in need by connecting kids with instruments.
Punk Rawk Labs’ Alissa started making gourmet raw food while recovering from toxic gas exposure. Now, she sells her cheeses at an upscale New York restaurant. Drop some cash on Kickstarter to help launch her business.