Kickstarter Launched →
ROCK & ROCKS! Project Green River is an outdoor arts festival on Broadway in Green River, Utah put on by Epicenter. The Second Annual PGR is taking place on Sept 17, 2011 from noon-midnight. Rock ‘N Roll in the desert! Go to our Kickstarter to donate to Epicenter and learn more about Project Green River. Please help us spread the word via email and Facebook. Our goal is to raise...
Kickstarter: Project Green River
Get excited because we’re launching a Kickstarter project tonight! The project will be our big fundraiser for the year, and we’re hoping to raise $7,000 during the month of July to pay for this year’s Project Green River. The 2nd Annual Project Green River is to be held in conjunction with Melon Days, and will take place on September 17th. When you give money on Kickstarter you...
Finally, the floors
We’re finally moving forward on the floor finishing in the Epicenter office. Most of the office is already moved across the street (to the “Workshop”). As this floor finishing process is a multi-day process, be aware we might not be able to provide full services to clients and residents. We’ll try to make sure we can still get a blog post up each day (we have a new laptop...
$40 flight to Utah →
The Epicenter is proud to partner* with Southwest Airlines to provide $40 flights to Utah for the Melon Days/Project Green River/Habitat House Dedication Extravaganza for September 16-18. You must book your tickets online at southwest.com by tomorrow for travel anytime between August 23 and November 16. *”Partner” is likely an exageration. It may or may not be the case that this deal...
COMMON webcast →
A live broadcast is head daily June 20 - July 1 at the COMMON website at 6pm CST if you’re interested in spying on the goings-on of Project M held in Greensboro, Alabama, and their efforts to “take on the issue of shelter” and “launch a sustainable social venture”… we’re not quite sure what that means either, so that’s why we’ll be tuning in...
We ask that you keep Maria and her family in your prayers. Maria is currently in San Francisco, as her brother Steve was in a fatal accident over the weekend. If you’d like to be updated please contact Jack by calling 435 564 3330 or e-mailing email@example.com. Steve visited Green River in 2009, helping to turn DG into a melon monster and helping with the renovation...
We’re tearing things up to build anew. Dinosaurs help.
Recent Emery County Progress Article →
On May 17, the first ever Habitat for Humanity house in Green River broke ground. In attendance for this historic event was the Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country board members, AmeriCorps NCCC Silver 4, residents and supporters of Green River, and the Mendoza family. Husband and wife, Adan and Delia, along with their children, AB and Lezly Mendoza, make up the prospective family for this...
Back, back, back it up The sub-fascia on the Green River Habitat for Humanity house needed to be backed out a little bit so the front line was parallel with the house. AmeriCorps NCCC Silver 4 members Jenny and Lauren are on the case. The NCCC’s have been extremely helpful on the Green River house site since their arrival last month. At the end of this week, the house sheathing is complete...
Thanks to the generous funding of the Utah Arts Council, the Green River Antipode will soon be installed in Green River, Utah! The project was conceived and executed by our past Frontier Fellow, Charlotte X.C. Sullivan (AKA Charx). It will be on view from August 19, 2011 until Project Green River, on September 17, 2011. If you could draw a perfectly straight line through the center of the...
Rural And Proud Tote Bags →
There are only seven left, and the first batch went fast. So, hurry! People are ordering 2 or 3 at once, so don’t think you can wait a day. Also, just to restate how great these bags are: These bags are totes awesome 100% cotton canvas, 14.5” wide, 16” tall, and weigh 6 oz. And, of course, we screen printed them in house. They’re big and strong! We fit a large wallet, an iPhone, a box of...
Rural And Proud
Whoa. We sold out of the Rural and Proud bags really quickly. The good news is that we’re doing another run, so stay tuned for the second batch!
The Nuclear Deal →
Green River is in the news again! This time we’re in Salt Lake City Weekly. And, instead of our new monolithic sculpture (Ratio) as the topic of discussion it’s the proposed nuclear power plant to be located in Green River. Enjoy the read, it’s the most extensive article we’ve seen on the subject yet. Golly gee, we’re so popular!