State of SASSAS: Director’s Report, September 2014 – Fundraising Frenzy

If you’re a follower of SASSAS on Facebook or Twitter or on our mailing list, you’ve probably noticed that we’re in a fundraising frenzy. We are working on overdrive to bridge the gap that exists between our ambitions and our size – closing the gap on our programming expense deficit while laying the groundwork for crossing the magic $100,000 budget threshold that would enable us to apply for increased levels of funding to support our programming!

It’s grant season and we’ve just…

  • September 21
    Hedi El Kholti, Simone Forti, Tashi Wada
    Sunday, September 21

    Simone Forti, Hedi El Kholti, Tashi Wada

    Listening Party

    Join us for a Listening Party with Simone Forti, Hedi El Kholti and Tashi Wada, hosted by Renée Petropoulos and Roger White at their Venice home. Ticket price includes dinner and drinks in an intimate setting with sound and music shared by artists for your listening pleasure. Proceeds benefit SASSAS and the sound. concert series.

  • October 05
    2013 Mural at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook.
    Sunday, October 5

    Matt Barbier, Sarah Petersen, and SCSE


    Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

    sound. at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook is a FREE concert featuring premieres of three commissioned, site-specific works created for the Overlook by local artists Matt Barbier, Sarah Petersen, and SCSE. Become a backer of this event on Kickstarter!

  • October 11
    soundspark - Melinda Rice Headshot
    Saturday, October 11

    Melinda Rice


    Children's Theatre West Hollywood Library

    soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. Though soundSpark usually takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month, this month soundSpark will be on the 2nd Saturday due to Yom Kippur. October’s concert will feature Melinda Rice

  • October 12
    Gear, soundShoppe, November, 2008 (photo by Jorge Martin)
    Sunday, October 12

    soundShoppe 10.12.14


    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

    soundShoppe is a FREE monthly unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock.

    Registration is optional, please select the Get Tickets button to register.

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“Hey, please send SASSAS some money – this organization is struggling to keep experimental music alive in Los Angeles and needs your support.” – Mike Kelley, Artforum, December 2006