Raise the Roof!

Tucson's most vibrant performing arts incubator space needs a little help. For 11 years, Rhythm Industry Performance Factory (aka RiP Factory) has been home to some of our favorite local performers — Odaiko Sonora, SolAxé, Flam Chen, Tucson Circus Arts, MMOS, Movement Salon, Theatrical Mime Theatre, Suzuyuki-kai Mogan Daiko, 7 Pipers Scottish Dancers, and many others.

You usually get to see us for free at events like Tucson Meet Yourself and the All Souls Procession. Serving the Tucson community through the arts is a core belief of every group at Rhythm Industry. Now we're asking if you can support that belief.

After several years of stopgap measures, it's time for a new ceiling. We've researched the most cost-effective, long-term solutions and gotten three bids. The bottom line is we need to raise $5,000.

Rhythm Industry is the only artist-owned performing arts incubator in the southwest. We've survived 11 years on many very small amounts of money. We are living proof that every amount matters, and no amount is too small. If everyone on our mailing list gave $10, we'd reach our goal easily. Your gift truly matters! 

And, should you feel inspired to give a bit more, donations of:

$50 receive Friend of Odaiko Sonora lapel pin

$100 receive an Odaiko Sonora 15th Anniversary T-shirt 

$500 receive the above and 2 tickets to Odaiko Sonora in Concert at the Green Valley CPAC on March 13, 2019

$1,000 receive the above and either
a private workshop for family or co-workers at RiP Factory...
a 45-minute performance by a 5-7 player ensemble (subject to scheduling)

$2,500 donations receive all of the above and 4 VIP tickets to Shidara, taiko drummers from Japan, at the Fox Tucson Theatre in May 2019


  • Gayle Felbain
    • $50 
    • 5 yrs


Karen Falkenstrom
Tucson, AZ
North American Folk Music And Dance Alliance Inc (Odaiko Sonora / Rhythm Industry)
Registered nonprofit
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