I'm not normally on board with crowdsourcing, but I'm making an exception for this one. I love pretty much everything Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun do, and this is no different. I try to live by Jesse's "Make Your Thing" manifesto and think if you are working in a creative field (or strive to) it deserves your support. I'm really hoping I will be able to attend.
For those who have not read it, here's the "Make Your Thing" manifesto.