COTFG is a mostly volunteer-run arts organization supporting creative expression and counter-culture community. Established in the fall of 2003, we have presented over one thousand events to date including concerts, art exhibitions, workshops, film screenings and other adventurous cultural activities.

Our core members are:
George Pasterk, Creative Director
Henna Chou, Managing Director
Melissa Seely, Assistant Managing Director
Laura Brackney, Administrative Assistant

Most of our events take place at SVT  
Our yearly festivalNew Media Art and Sound Summit aka NMASS will occur sometime in the summer of 2017, location TBA.

“Whether life is hard, people are crude, or crass materialism seems to overwhelm all other values, the purpose of music remains the same: to tell the truth and somehow imagine that people are capable of creating beauty.” -Lorenzo Thomas

Questions? If you would like to find out more about us or volunteer we can be reached via this contact form.  Click here to subscribe to the mailing list. Donations accepted via