The Connecticut Technology Council is pleased to share with you this press release, presented by Projects for a New Millenium, a non-profit co-founded by Joy Wulke, a Women of Innovation® Award Winner in our Community Category:
JULY 25, 2013
TERRA TRACTUS : The Earth Moves A Dynamic Multimedia Epic!
8 Shows . Thursday - Sunday September 19-22nd (Fall Equinox) 6:00 PM
Stony Creek Quarry in Branford, Connecticut
Projects2k (Projects for a New Millennium), well known for its “Quarry Spectacles” produced in the Stony Creek Quarry, is collaborating with the Stony Creek Quarry Corporation and geologists from the Yale School of Geology and Geophysics to bring TERRA TRACTUS : The Earth Moves to this spectacular quarry location in September 2013. This is Projects2k’s 20th anniversary year as an Art/Sci/Environmental not-for-profit. The performance will feature the geological and human history of the Quarry, Connecticut and our geological connection to world through a dynamic multi-media spectacle including light, lasers, projections, music, and more.
Our last multi-media show, TERRA MIRABILA – If rocks could dream in 2005 told the geological story of the recipe of Stony Creek Granite from the beginning of know time into the future. P2k’s events are always widely anticipated and continue to amaze all who attend.
TERRA TRACTUS : The Earth Moves will have 4 performances only--Thursday-Sunday September 19-22nd (Fall Equinox) . There will be food trucks on site to include renowned New Haven restaurants Caseus and Lunch Box for audience pre-performance dining. General admission is $35.00 with very limited seating.
Tickets available at Neighborhood Music School, 203-624-5189 and Shoreline Arts Alliance, 203 453-3809, with your check. More information and tickets available by calling 203-415-5613 or 203-215-2227, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, and visiting Projects2K.org.
The magnificent awe-inspiring Stony Creek Quarry in Branford, Connecticut. This active quarry has been providing their unique pink granite for over 150 years and is estimated to have enough granite for another 200 years. The granite can be found at the Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Station, Grants Tomb and West Point Monument, to name a few.
Projects2k has received a $30,000.00 matching grant from the Connecticut Department of Economic Development Office of the Arts and a $10,000.00 grant from The David Bermant Foundation towards the match. Join us at any level to help make this very special and high profile event happen. Visit Kickstarter for our 30 day crowdsourcing campaign. Become a Sponsor! All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.