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We’ve been awarded a Matching Challenge Grant by the Kronkosky Charitable Foundation. Every dollar you give in this year’s Annual Campaign will be matched dollar-for-dollar!  It’s another great reason to support our excellent literary arts programs in your end-of-the-year giving.

 

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“The experience of La Voz was an enlightening time for me. It was my first time EVER using my voice in that way to share something that I believed in so strongly, and having people react to it was an incredible feeling. It definitely showed me a new world I never knew about and I will never be able to stress how meaningful of an experience this was for me.” —Victoria Falcon on La Voz de San Antonio, 2014 La Voz 14-19 age group winner

My eyes are alive againVelitta Prather

My heart is expanding

Joy floods my spirit – My spirit soars

Lethargy is thrown off like

a heavy winter coat

I have bounce in my step. Why?

Writing class has started again, thanks to Gemini Ink!

—Velitta Prather on Recetas de mi vida (Recipes of My Life), a writing workshops for seniors featured here.

unnamedGemini Ink’s 2014 Autograph Series brought novelist Robert Boswell and David Tomas Martinez, a poet and Canto Mundo Fellow to San Antonio.  Upon hearing these great writers, my students understood that literature is not merely printed on a page; it is alive and sentient. Words can change a life and Gemini Ink’s work proves this, again and again. –Patricia Portales, Author and San Antonio College Professor 

 

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Your support makes all this and more possible:

$25 – puts a writer into a local classroom for one hour

$50 – pays for 15 printed broadsides featuring writing by local youth

$75 – gets a young writer into a Drug Court workshop for three hours

$100 – pays for ten anthologies showcasing community writers

$200 – supports half the work to design and edit an online anthology

Please help us reach our goal of $15,000 in 5 weeks.

For Inkstravaganza 2014, honoring Nan Cuba, Gemini Ink presents a raffle of four once-in-a-lifetime packages.raffle_ticket

Need not be present to win. Drawing takes place at Inkstravaganza Gala on Oct 9.

New York, New York
Glitterati
SA Cultura
The Family Package

Tickets are $25 each or 5 for $100 so you can choose the package of your dreams. Every dollar from every ticket you buy helps us help others “create and share the human story.”

The raffle is open to everyone. The final drawing will be held at Inkstravaganza.

Create the story of a lifetime and support Gemini Ink.

RAFFLE CLOSED

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New York, New York (valued at $4,000)
  • jetBlue Travel Vouchers (for 2)
  • John Oliver Last Week Tonight Tickets (for 2)
  • Exclusive Hotel TBD (for 2)
  • Gramercy Tavern Dinner (for 2)
  • La Bergamote Breakfast (for 2)
  • The Twig Book Shop NYC Guide Book

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Glitterati (valued at $6,200)
  • Valentino Crocodile Purse
  • Caterina de Medici Perfume
  • James Avery Silver Earrings and Bracelet
  • Kathleen Sommers Gift Basket
  • Paesano’s Gift Card
  • Americus Diamond Circle of Support Diamond Pendant
  • Fleming’s Restaurant Certificates
  • Gemini Ink Chapbook and Trinity Book Collection
  • Signed copy of Body & Bread by Nan Cuba

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SA Cultura (valued at $1,500)
  • San Antonio Symphony Tickets (for 2)
  • Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio Tickets (for 8)
  • Four guest passes to the McNay Art Museum
  • Suite at Majestic Theater for Dirty Dancing (Nov 2014)
  • Page Barteau Catered Dinner for 8
  • David Blancas Original Art Piece
  • Jennifer Ling-Datchuk Original Art Piece
  • Southwest School of Art Complimentary Class (for 1)

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The Family Package (valued at $1,500)
  • Witte Museum Passes (for 2)
  • Alamo Drafthouse Movie Tickets (10)
  • Magik Theatre Tickets To Any Performance (for 4)
  • Tree from Pajarito Tree Farm
  • Arts SA Opening Night Tickets to The Mejia Ballet’s The Nutcracker (for 6)
  • Schlitterbahn 2015 Season Passes (for 4)
  • Use of Hill Country Ranch House for a Weekend Getaway
  • The Pearl Brewery Gift Certificate
  • Starfish Restaurant Gift Certificate

 

¡Mil gracias to our Inkstravaganza raffle donors!

Alamo Drafthouse, Alumni Association of St. Mary’s University, Americus Diamond, Arts SA, James Avery Jewelry, Azuca Sabor Latino, David Blancas, Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio, Dim Sum, Fleming’s, Gramercy Tavern, Isabella Imports, jetBlue, John Oliver Last Week Tonight, La Bergamote, Jennifer Ling-Datchuk, Bonnie Lyons, Magik Theatre, Majestic Theater, McNay Art Museum, Paesano’s, Page Barteau Catering, Pajarito Tree Farm, The Pearl Brewery, Lee Robinson & Jerry Winakur, San Antonio Spurs, San Antonio Symphony, Schlitterbahn, SeaWorld San Antonio, Kathleen Sommers, Southwest Exteriors, Southwest School of Art, Splashtown San Antonio, Starfish Restaurant, Trinity University Press, Twig Book Shop, Witte Museum.

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