Monday, June 23, 2008

au revoir, jeune lune

Although I don't think it comes as a surprise to anyone, I'm incredibly saddened that my favorite theatre company in the Twin Cities is closing its doors. The Tony Award-winning Theatre de la Jeune Lune has always put on cutting edge productions, weaving classic and contemporary styles, while constantly pushing their visual limits. Read the farewell statement from Artistic Director Dominique Serrand here.

This development is a pressing reminder that every time you spend a dollar, you're casting a vote. Whether you're purchasing a movie ticket, buying a dress, or attending an event, the choices you make shape the world around you and influence your future options. Money makes the world go round, and as consumers, we have far more say in the ways of the world than we think we do. Choose wisely.


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