[dms-discuss] [Fwd: FW: [kdvs-djs] I think Third Space is ceasing their operations]

yourcurtainsareugly yourcurtainsareugly at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 13:58:47 PDT 2017

Thanks, I've reached out to them with an offer of support, and to get a
conversation going.

On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:52 PM, Steve Edberg <edberg at edberg-online.com>

> FYI -
> If anybody's interested in the fate of fellow non-profit Third Space, the
> following email may be of interest. It might be A Good Thing to try and
> parter with them, and if there are any appropriate Third Spacey events
> that could be held at the Makerspace, perhaps we could offer.
> And if anybody knows of a possible space for them, they'd love to know,
> although I suspect that it is nigh impossible to find a
> suitable/affordable space anywhere near downtown Davis (too bad, since 3rd
> Space was so easy to walk/bike to).
>    steve
> From: kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu [mailto:kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu]
> On Behalf Of Lisa Cantrell
> Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 12:13 PM
> To: Bill Wagman <wjwagman at dcn.org>
> Cc: M. Riot <whatariot at fastmail.fm>; KDVS DJs <kdvs-djs at ucdavis.edu>
> Subject: Re: [kdvs-djs] I think Third Space is ceasing their operations
> Hi all,
> I'm a part of Third Space (as is Sara Forestieri and some other peeps
> involved at KDVS).
> The basic gist of what happened: we had negotiated to keep 2/3rds of the
> building (we were losing our back suite though-- where all the studios
> were in the building-- which was the biggest source of income for us).
> The landlord raised the rent, though (we were paying about $2000 for the
> entire building; the new lease asked $3000 for the smaller 2-suites
> space).  That was the first blow-- but we thought we would be able to make
> it happen. However, the city asked us to bring the building up to code
> (for fire and safety reasons).  To do so, we would need about 8-15K. We
> had not foreseen that cost =( So we had to make a decision to either go
> into debt making renovations on the building (a building that is scheduled
> to be torn down in the next 5 years) OR to move out, save our money, and
> look for a better building.  We decided to do the latter.
> Sara Forestieri currently has access to Third Space's PA system to use for
> satellite events (house show or music event in other locations around
> town).  We are hoping to still be able to have events around town to keep
> the town spirit going and funky and also hopefully have a small amount of
> revenue into Third Space's bank account so we can rent a new location.
> xo
> lisa
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 11:57 AM, Bill Wagman
> <wjwagman at dcn.org<mailto:wjwagman at dcn.org>> wrote:
> I had heard that Third Space was going to attempt to continue with the
> smaller space. There was a planned hiatus of a few weeks while some work
> was done on the building but that information is all third hand. Contact
> the Third Space folks.
> Bill Wagman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu<mailto:kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu>
> [mailto:kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu<mailto:kdvs-djs-request at ucdavis.edu>]
> On Behalf Of M. Riot
> Sent: Monday, June 19, 2017 7:02 PM
> To: KDVS DJs
> Subject: [kdvs-djs] I think Third Space is ceasing their operations
> Hi KDVSers!
> Someone who is in the know, please let us know for sure, but I heard Third
> Space is going to be ceasing operations.  The new owner of the building
> took one of the 3 spaces and then raised the rent on the rest of the
> building.  The Third Space Collective was still going to give it a best
> effort go, but the cost was just too burdensome.  Anyway, if this is true
> then we should probably remove the carts for Third Space so our audience
> doesn't think those events are still going on there.  Maybe if there is
> someone from Third Space on the list, they can give us a cutoff date or if
> some of the events have already ceased then that would be helpful.  I
> can't remember off the top of my head all the carts we have for Third
> Space, but I'm sure someone can figure it out.
> Cheers!
> M. Riot
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