The crowdfunding campaign in support of Sacramento-based documentary ‘Do the Dance,” on Thursday reached its goal of raising $10,000 in 30 days -- just hours ahead of it’s deadline. The project, led by veteran newspaper reporter Ed Fletcher, explores a racy Sacramento 1969 court case to take a broader look into the limits of free expression. The indiegogo campaign received 92 contributions totaling $10,479 as of this publication. The campaign went into the final 16 hours need
The online campaign funding a Sacramento documentary exploring the 1969 strip club indecency case that took the jury to the club is approaching 70 percent funded with 9 days remaining. Using the crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Fletcher and his team are trying to raise $10,000 by March 22. Through March 15, the month-long campaign was at 68 percent of goal. The feature-length documentary will use the colorful 1969 trial over “bottomless” dancing at Orangevale’s Pink Pussy Kat to
Sacramento film makers Ed Fletcher and Damen Quincy Hayes appeared on Goodday Sacramento on March 1 to discuss their documentary film in progress "Do the Dance." Do the Dance uses the Sacramento 1969 trial over bottomless dancing at Orangevale Pink Pussy Kat to tell a broader story about the limits to Free Expression. If funded, the project is expected to be finished in early 2018. The project is currently on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. #burlesque #CarolDoda #freeex
An online campaign to help fund a documentary about the limits to free expression is under way lead by Sacramento journalist Ed Fletcher. Using the crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Fletcher and his team are trying to raise $10,000 by March 22. Through March 4, the month-long campaign was at 30 percent of goal. The feature-length documentary will use the colorful 1969 trial over “bottomless” dancing at Orangevale’s Pink Pussy Kat to help to tell a broader story about the limits of
During the summer of 1969, a beer bar in the Northern California community of Orangevale dared to go full-nude setting off a series of legal challenges that ended with the dancers, including Carol Doda, performing for the jury.
"Do the Dance," a documentary telling the story of this wild and influential trial, is currently raising funds on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. #CarolDoda #stripping #burlesque #trailer #history #SanFrancisco #Orangevale #law #Sacramento
The online crowdfunding campaign seeking $10,000 to launch Sacramento documentary "Do the Dance" is underway.'Do the Dance' examines a 1969 Sacramento strip club indecency trial to tell a broader story about the limits of Free Expression. The trial made national news after Judge Earl Warren Jr. decided the jury needed to see the dancer "do the dance." San Francisco topless legend Carol Doda also testified. Learn more HERE. #CarolDoda #documentary #burlesque #SanFrancisco #O
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"Do the Dance" puts us in the Sacramento courtroom and "beer bar" where the son of a legendary jurist told a daring exotic performer to "Do the Dance" in a precedent-setting 1969 case. Get your tickets to our launch party fundraiser here.
The poster art (above) and the social media art tease with this tension, while the in
Orangevale's Pink Pussy Kat a Go-Go may have been short-lived and lacking in grandeur, but it left its mark on American culture through its challenge of perceived and later instituted indecency standards. Having found no recorded account of the club or the trial, I wrote one based on news stories obtained through The Sacramento Bee and an autobiography written by former exotic performer Susanne Haines Register. Please help me improve on this article. -- Ed Fletcher The Pink P