FATHER/FIGURE: "Bob Moog the icon, and my father, the cool, geeky inventor, are two different people in my mind," says Michelle Moog-Koussa, right. She'll soon begin traveling and conducting interviews to unearth more information and perspectives on her dad's life for a documentary.

Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfundi­ng initiative­s

Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new documentary about Bob Moog’s life, as explored by his daughter; a collective jazz concert where six local composers’ works will be premiered by a 40-person orchestra; and a couple’s plan to bike 2,774 miles while supporting Homeward Bound.

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The Art of Moog

Free and open to the public, the SYNTH Art Show will feature more than a dozen of the top concert-poster artists and graphic designers from around the country, each of whom have designed and donated one-of-a-kind, hand-printed, Moog-themed posters for sale inside the Moogaplex (aka Haywood Park Hotel). What’s more, proceeds go to support the Bob Moog Foundation.