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The People Have Spoken: $2 Mil Crowdfunding Campaign Saves San Diego Opera!

The People Have Spoken: $2 Million Crowdfunding Campaign Saves San Diego Opera! >>

Reports of the San Diego Opera's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Earlier today, the opera company announced its decision to remain open after reaching and surpassing its goal to raise $1 million by May 19.

Embattled San Diego Opera Raises 30% of $1 Million Crowdfunding Goal in 3 Days

Embattled San Diego Opera Raises 30% of $1 Million Crowdfunding Goal in First 3 Days >>

San Diego Opera launched a crowdfunding campaign on Friday, April 25 with the goal of raising $1 million by May 19 to ensure the company has a 2015 season. As of Monday evening, the campaign had raised about 30 percent of that goal. With 21 days left to go, the odds are looking good.

Not Dead Yet: San Diego Opera Receives a Two-Week Reprieve, $1 Million Gift

Not Dead Yet: San Diego Opera Receives a Two-Week Reprieve, $1 Million Gift from Board Member Carol Lazier >>

As a dramatic art form, opera thrives on desperate situations and narrow escapes. So too does the San Diego Opera, which has been pulled back from the brink of dissolution by a two-week reprieve and a last-minute $1 million gift from a board member.

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