Here's what you can do now to make the Art of Cool Festival 2015 a success:
Go to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/741999395/art-of-cool-fest-2015, read the Festival info, & send a pledge to Kickstarter.
If you need some immediate gratification, go to https://www.facebook.com/theacoproject & buy at ticket for community, music, & food at the AOC "Hang" at Alizarin Gallery in Durham 6:30-8 tomorrow night. That will give you a feel for the good people supporting Art of Cool!
Not enough pledges, no Festival!