Capital Centre | A Retrospective

A project in Washington, DC by Richard Friend

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of a Legendary Arena
Backers: 287
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $21,900 of $14,000
Dates: Aug 29th -> Sep 18th (20 days)
Project By: Richard Friend
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Latest News

Capital Centre, A Retrospective Book Passes Funding Goal, Will Get Published!

September 15th - via:
The folks who run the The Laurel History Boys website, Richard Friend and Kevin Leonard, along with Jeff Krulik, who made the documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot in 1986 about the band Judas Priest coming to Landover, teamed up to make this book called “Capital Centre | A Retrospective” which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the arena that was originally built as the home of the Washington Capitals, Washington Bullets, and countless other events. (Read More)


September 12th - via:
Capital Centre fans, we did it—we met our goal of $14,000 in this all-or-nothing Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for printing this very special book! We did it after just one full week, and with another full week to spare! And with five more... (Read More)

One Week To Go!

September 10th - via:
There are a lot of number nines in this update, folks! But I'll start with the number seven—because that's how many days we have left in the Kickstarter campaign. It all ends at midnight next Sunday night (technically Monday morning, at 12 AM).... (Read More)

10 Days Down, 10 To Go

September 7th - via:
We're now midway through this exciting campaign to fund the printing of Capital Centre | A Retrospective—with 10 days down and 10 to go, we're less than $900 from meeting our Kickstarter goal! As of this writing, we're at 93% funded, thanks to 150... (Read More)

One Week, 100 Backers!

September 4th - via:
After one full week, our Kickstarter campaign has hit two big milestones: we've reached 100 project backers and surpassed the 50% funded mark! In fact, despite the long holiday weekend, we've actually surpassed 60%! Through your generosity and... (Read More)

We're Officially a Kickstarter "Project We Love"

August 31st - via:
Hello again, Capital Centre Fans!  Just a quick update to let supporters know that we've had an amazing first two days of this campaign to fund the printing costs of Capital Centre | A Retrospective! We've already raised over $5,600—that's more... (Read More)

A Fantastic Way to Start!

August 30th - via:
Hello, Capital Centre fans!  We've had a terrific first day of the campaign, raising more than 28% of our $14,000 goal in the first full day alone! That's all thanks to YOU, being among the very first to make a pledge! But there's a long way to go,... (Read More)

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