Lyric Cinema close to fundraising goal

Lyric Cinema Cafe
Lyric Cinema Cafe (Photo credit: charkesw)

The Lyric Cinema Cafe in Old Town has nearly reached its $150,000 fundraising goal to purchase digital projectors it would need to stay in business.

Its campaign has been run through Kickstarter, a website that allows individuals and organizations to “crowd source” financial donations by offering perks to its “backers.”

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Currently 2,020 people have donated more than $143,000 to the Lyric.

Those wishing to donate have until Monday, August 6 to give money, but the catch is that if the Lyric doesn’t completely reach its $150,000 goal it won’t receive any of the money.

Potential backers can donate at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/507503312/save-the-lyric