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By Amy | May 7th, 2010

Daniel Abrigg CTC graphic contest entry


After going over all the entries, we narrowed the field to six yesterday – then down to one today!

So without further ado, we’d like to congratulate Daniel Abrigg on winning the $200 gift card prize in our Graphic Design contest, and thank everyone who submitted entries. It was close, and we liked different things about each one of the final six, but Daniel’s old-western themed design really stood out to us.

Daniel has won a $200 gift card to Coast to Coast, and CTC Facebook fans will see his graphic on our Facebook page later today!

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By admin | May 7th, 2010

Natalie Merchant Lays Out US Summer Tour

By Amy | May 7th, 2010

Fans of Natalie Merchant have been waiting a long time for the velvet-voiced songwriter to come back on an American tour, and that wait is almost over! Natalie’s upcoming double album, “Leave Your Sleep,” was inspired by poems read to her infant daughter, and contains poems from many authors put to Natalie’s own melodies. As Natalie explained to the New York Times, “In my mind, I had all these visions of projects I wanted to do and things I wanted to make, but I couldn’t leave my chair, and I had my hands full. So I just put a tape recorder next to the chair where I was nursing, and I would start singing into it, and that’s where the first songs came from. I didn’t really have time to focus on writing lyrics.”

Her first album since 2003, “Leave Your Sleep” is an album about poetry, and an album about childhood. It’s also a collaboration with other poets and writers, as well as 130 musical artists, according to Natalie, including Medeski, Martin & Wood and members of the New York Philharmonic.

Top Six Revealed!

By Amy | May 6th, 2010

Thanks again to everyone who submitted their graphic entries for our Facebook page – we’ve narrowed it down to six, and will be announcing a winner tomorrow morning! Judging is based on:

- compliance with the rules (minimum age, graphic size, necessary URLs and other info)

- overall look, readability

- creativity!

Let us know what you think of our top six, and if yours didn’t make it this far, please try again next time – and thanks for taking part!

You can see the entries here.

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By admin | May 5th, 2010
  • Thanks to everyone who sent in their entries… the submission period's over, and now we're in the judging phase!… http://bit.ly/aOyfT6 #
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Quick contest clarification!

By Amy | May 3rd, 2010

Looks like I missed a detail in our contest rules! The main ruleset specifies 500 pixels high, while the official legal rules state the graphic should be 575 pixels high. Just to clarify – both sizes will be accepted, so feel free to use the one that best suits your design(s). Only a few more hours left, and the winner gets a $200 gift card, so get them in!

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By admin | April 30th, 2010

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By admin | April 24th, 2010
  • You've got about one more week to get in your graphic design entries – remember, you can submit up to 3 per person! http://bit.ly/cAJpMR #

Twitter highlights from @CTCTickets

By admin | April 21st, 2010
  • Last week in our newsletter we predicted a win for the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series this year. What do… http://bit.ly/bvVysl #
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By admin | April 19th, 2010
  • TODAY is the day you can start sending in entries for the graphic design contest. Show us your creativity, and you… http://bit.ly/cKk47g #
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