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Dancin' In The Kitchen-Songs for ALL Families-Fink & Marxer

A project in Washington, DC by Marcy Marxer

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A GLBT-Friendly Kids CD-Celebrating diverse families including Gay and Lesbian, Adoptive Families, Twins, Single Parents and YOU!
Backers: 200
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $16,977 of $15,000
Dates: Oct 15th -> Nov 24th (41 days)
Project By: Marcy Marxer
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Latest News

5 hours & 5 ideas & 1 song & Thank You!

November 19th - via:
Friends, fans, backers, 5 hours left on our kickstarter. Thank YOU for participating! Idea #1- Listen & sing along. Attached is the song "HOWDY LITTTLE NEWLYCOME" written by Woody Guthrie & Cathy. YUP, THE WOODY GUTHRIE who wrote "This Land... (Read More)

Big Fun!

November 19th - via:
Some folks are gonna have BIG FUN and that includes US! A very generous backer has decided to infiltrate her favorite Waldorf School in Taos, New Mexico, with Cathy & Marcy music. A Cathy & Marcy Day in the school will happen this spring... (Read More)

Brand New Rewards-7 Days to Go!

November 17th - via:
Hi friends and backers- After putting our brainstorming in a blender, we came up with some extremely cool, and exclusive new rewards. Lots of folks notice our signature instruments and want one of their own. So, today, we are offering 3 Marcy Marxer... (Read More)


November 13th - via:
Work and fun come together in this new video of the title song of the CD YOU have all helped come to life! How'd we do it? We took cameras around to various friends with various diverse families to their kitchens and played the song over and over... (Read More)

Who Is In Charge of Naming the Colors?

November 10th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 While working on the CD, "DANCIN' IN THE KITCHEN: songs for ALL families", we brainstormed a lot about a good song specifically about mixed race families. Then, we realized... (Read More)


November 5th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 We've had some great help by large talents on this recording. Sue Ennis (songwriter with rock band HEART) wrote the song "Soccer Shoes" after we had several discussions about... (Read More)


November 1st - via:
We start and end this update with THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your awesome support of our project. Y’all are what we call TRUE BELIEVERS and the comments and responses have reinforced the need for this new CD celebrating diverse families.... (Read More)

2nd Try! Meet Identical Twing Greg and Jere Canote. Stringband wizards and comedians.

October 30th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  Thank you for your support!  We're so pleased to see so many of our friends join us in speaking up for children of diverse families! Greg & Jere Canote grew up as... (Read More)

Meet Identical Twins Greg & Jere Canote-Stringband Wizards & & Comedians

October 30th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Greg & Jere Canote grew up as identical twins, goofballs, bandmates, best friends, and business partners. Their joie de vivre is unbeatable. We've been friends with them... (Read More)

Happy Adoption Day

October 28th - via:
We got this lovely note from Maureen Andary. Listen to "Happy Adoption Day" here. Cathy, Marcy - this is a remarkable song ! You made me cry! Thanks for writing a song that celebrates adoption -... (Read More)


October 24th - via:
On Tuesday we gathered a few families and our video & audio engineer, Jim Robeson and had a Dancin' in the Kitchen video party. Wonder what Cathy & Marcy look like dancing in our own kitchen? Soon you'll see. We made vegetable soup, juggled... (Read More)

Appreciation for YOU!

October 17th - via:
Thank you so much for kickstarting our kickstarter! We are grateful for your support and KNOW you will love this recording. Soon, we'll be able to post the cover art in progress, but for now, a quick THANK YOU. We'd appreciate it if you could share... (Read More)

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