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Our HOMEPAGE featured an auto-play event/news slideshow plus a Facebook blog feed. As seen above, all social networking links as well as site credits and sponsor logos were conveniently stored within a 'magnetic' (aka stickie) radio player bar. A semi-opaque info drawer expanded/retracted upon mouse activation, revealing sponsor logos and links. TICKETS (1a + 1b) were always easily accessible via the large green masthead button, too.
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LINE-UP (2) was also accessible BY DATE (2a). This page was designed with large, bold photos so that whether SIDESHOWS was able to secure 3 artists or 300 artists, this particular area would always feel robust. The blue "+" buttons took visitors to individual artist pages. (*Had our artist roster grown to estimable numbers, a calendar field would also have been implemented.)

LINE-UP (2) ||| TALENT A TO Z contained one of my favorite features. If a visitor positioned one's cursor over any artist image, non-essential screen areas darkened and one's cursor disappeared, revealing a spotlight. Users could easily surf through alphabetized SIDESHOWS music and circus artists in this sub-section.
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LINE-UP (2) ||| TALENT A TO Z (2b) ||| Devotchka…After a trip through our alphabetized artist image gallery, users could click on individual artists to reveal unique info pages. This sample represents our opening night headliner, Devotchka. (*Those unfamiliar with the band may recognize it's song "Till the End of Time", which was used prominently in the film "Little Miss Sunshine".) Artist pages featured a bio, song sound bite button (which automatically silenced the browser bottom SIDETRACKS volume, if on), performance details, a member roster (if applicable), pertinent links and videos.

LINE-UP (2) ||| TALENT A TO Z (2b) ||| Angus & Julia Stone. (EMI and Sydney's celebrated brother and sister duo.)
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THE CIRCUS (3) educated visitors on our co-producer, the Big Apple Circus. ABOUT BAC TRIVIA (3a) featured a bio, videos and photos. BIG TOP TRIVIA (3b) contained a series of fun and unusual Q&As about our co-producer.
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FAQ (4) contained many a sub-navigational category, each of which was easily accessed via the tabs seen to the right, or via one central scroll. The primary content area contained a google map, images, videos and hyperlinks galore. Clicking on a sub-nav tab automatically shifted the given category to the top of the primary content area. A "Top" CTA, which moved upwards as browser screens became smaller, also made it easy to begin reading the FAQ section from the beginning, if wished.
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TREATS (6) housed our VIDEO GALLERY (6a) and PHOTO GALLERY (6b), SIDESHOWS podcasts entitled SIDECASTS (6d) plus sponsored GIVEAWAYS (6c) and other promotional freebies.
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THE HOOD (5) was designed as a nouveau 'classifieds'. My original plan was to solicit area businesses to advertise pertinent area services à la yelp to supplement sponsorship income, while simultaneously helping performance-attenders navigate the Lincoln Center area. Category tabs made browsing THE HOOD even easier.

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