Help Burlesque Hall of Fame Shimmy Into a New Space

Brown Paper Tickets started working with the Burlesque Hall of Fame last year. We ticketed the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas and launched the Burlesque Hall of Fame Fund that allows producers to raise money for the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit Las Vegas museum dedicated to preserving, celebrating and inspiring the art of
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Compassion Day at Pasado’s Safe Haven

Pig oinks. Donkey brays. Pony whinnies. As an animal-friendly office, we’re pretty used to dogs (and sometimes cats) running a bit amuck, but a few weeks ago we spent our workday with animals of a different sort (or snort). Our crew used a few hours from our paid time-on benefit at Pasado’s Safe Haven, an animal
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12 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Radio Day

“Radio is the most intimate and socially personal medium in the world.” – Harry von Zell. National Radio Day is August 20, 2015—a day for communities across the country to celebrate radio. As part of my Doer work for Brown Paper Tickets, I’m organizing the first annual coast-to-coast celebration in partnership with non-commercial radio stations
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Living + Giving in NYC

Wine and dine. Games and giving back. That’s how Brown Paper Tickets celebrates milestones. This past May marked two major ones—we recently opened a New York City office and our crew is now up and running in the Big Apple. We also celebrated our 15th Anniversary (woot). That’s 15 years of a beautiful relationship between
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Derby Blood Drives Rolling Out Coast to Coast

Roller derby is out for blood (yours). Brown Paper Tickets and the Red Cross team up again for the third annual Make ‘em Bleed blood drives. The efforts expand this year with New England leagues rolling into town and rolling up their sleeves. From August 2 to December 31, athletes from California, Massachusetts, Connecticut and
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13 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Pride

June is LGBT Pride Month. A time to reflect on past (and current) struggles, celebrate positive changes and paint the town rainbow. In honor of Pride Month, here are 13 LGBT festivals, parades, parties and fundraisers in big cities and small towns around the U.S. Do whatever makes you feel most proud. Drag + Cabaret 1. The
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Making the Big Climb to Cure Blood Cancer

Brown Paper Tickets’ special ops event genius Erika Harder led a team of brave and well-hydrated Brown Paper Ticketeers to climb the tallest building in Seattle (no, it’s NOT the Space Needle) at the Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb on Sunday. At 788 feet of vertical elevation, the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle stands as the second
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Giving Refugees a Helping Handshake

Language barriers. Financial worries. Finding a job. Refugees face enormous hardships, especially during the first few months in the U.S. On Giving Tuesday, a group from Brown Paper Tickets visited the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Seattle to facilitate mock job interviews with a refugee group who just arrived to the U.S. a few weeks
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12 Ways of Giving and a Message of Gratitude

This Giving Tuesday (and everyday), Brown Paper Tickets is grateful. Before we get to the season of turtle doves and French hens, we’re taking a gratitude pause to reflect on the little things that aren’t little at all. Food and water. Speaking without fear. Reading, writing, dancing, singing. Health. Safety. View our UNselfie video or
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Revolutionary Fee-Free Donation Tool Gives More to Good Causes

Got a big heart? You’ll love this. Ready, set, raise more money. With our fee-free online donation tool, you can maximize money for good causes, projects and organizations with no service fee taken from Brown Paper Tickets. Zero. Zilch. Nada. No contract. No deadlines. No limitations. No charge from us. $667,047 has been raised to
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