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Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Rehearsing Failure

by Lisa Channer

We are at 54% of our stretch goal! Thank you so much to all who have donated so far. The show opened this weekend and it's a beautiful thing to behold. If you are in Minneapolis, come see us at the Southern Theatre. Limited seating so reserve tickets. Can't thank our donors so far enough! We...

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Jan. 26th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

Just finished the program. I'll print it and proofread tomorrow. Time for a good night sleep. Warm up tomorrow morning. Tempo checks with my accompanists at 2pm and then doors open at 2:45. After spending over 100 hours preparing for this concert, I am ready!

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Jan. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Only ONE WEEK left. Please help and pass this site on to friends and family. Also don't forget match fudging will be available tomorrow starting at 9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST (funds will only last for about 15 minutes) BUDGET UPDATE I was fortunate enough to begin this project over the...

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Jan. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Reclining Infinity

by Gregory Gómez

Dear Friends, I hope that this finds you all well! I am just beginning this large-scale drawing of the Reclining Infinity sculpture. I am doing this while the arrays are being fabricated, before we begin the real building of the sculpture. At last count, 42 of the 70 arrays were completed. ...

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Jan. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Media

Oakland B Mine

by Mateen Kemet

Oakland in the 40's and Oakland modern times - reimagined by "yours truly". One week remains for the final goal. Please pass on the word among your friends and network. And of course THANK YOU for your support.

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Jan. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Literature, Visual Arts

The Moon Reader

by Teresa Jaynes

Hello everyone, Thanks to your support, "The Moon Reader" and I are headed to the UK this summer! It will be one of four art installations on exhibit in Egham, Surrey as part of the conference, "Blind Creations" (I'll also give a short presentation about the piece). I'm particularly excited...

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Jan. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

4 people I couldn't have done this concert without. Jeff Peterson, repair person extraordinaire at Yamaha Atelier. Lorenzo Sanchez, incredibly accurate and expressive collaborator, playing the Jolivet. Polly Schaffner, a most soulful player who musicality is surpassed by none, playing the...

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

Matching funds are coming up this Sunday. So if you haven't bought your ticket to the concert, please do so Sunday morning from 9-noon. I can receive up to $250 matching funds from the Hatchfund account, so your generosity will be doubled. We are almost 50% to my goal of $2500 which pays for...

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Music

Phat Cat

by Ford Giesbrecht

Hello Phat Cat Phriends!! It has been quite a week. Nearly 100 Phat CAt CD's are in circulation with interest from friends in Canada, France, Italy and Spain, let alone different parts of the US. The momentum continues with only 8 days left in this campaign. Thanks for your interest and...

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

I've Been Everywhere Art Roadtrip

by Thomas Sundberg

Hi all, Even though this project didn't fund, I wanted to let you know what actually happened since you had invested in it here. I managed to raise about $1600.00 directly from other donors, and was able to parlay that into twelve days on the road. If you would like more details, I can send them...

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

Our first week has been great! I'm excited for the trend that's developing and appreciate how many times the project has been shared. Thanks so much - now here's a doodle I call Snidely FibroShark

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

UNITED

by Toni Press-Coffman

Hello, Everyone. Thanks again and again and again!! I'm posting a couple of early set renderings. The space is small and I think our set designer is nailing how to use it well. She's chosen really beautiful colors for the backdrop and the floor - different blues with gray to white detailing....

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Jan. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Financial Slavery

by Jennifer Little

"I have been at my university for four semesters and every semester I have fought with financial aid due to various issues. Finally my aid has come up almost $10k short this past semester, leaving me unable to register for spring." Student partly through college experience, already having...

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Approaching Slains Castle

by Agnes Murray

I am very happy to relate that the work created in the "Approaching Slains Castle" project will be shown in a one-person exhibit at TABLA RASA GALLERY, Sunset Park, Brooklyn in March 2015. See also my website - www.agnesmurray.com - for updates.

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Music

Masterworks Choir 2015 Season!

by Roy Hoobler

Pictures from previous concerts.

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

LUDIC PROXY

by Aya Ogawa

Thank you so much to those of you who have made a donation! In less than a week, the project has reached over 50% of its minimum goal and 29% of its stretch goal! I've felt so warmed and encouraged by the response to this project and wanted to share some more about why I've launched this...

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Nick and Nicky

by Patrick Askin

stills from the latest shoot of NICK and NICKY please share with your friends and help us get this movie made https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nick-and-Nicky/121500867932541?sk=photos_stream&ref=page_internal

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Music

The Gratitude Project

by Ilene Angel

Meet the Players #4 – Special Guest Artist!!!! I’ve been waiting anxiously to post this particular installment of “Meet the Players” for a while now. And finally, the day has arrived… Kenny Loggins has recorded a duet with me for this album!! (I’ll pause while you read that...

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Music, Visual Arts

Artistry with a Twist

by Rachel Pope

This is the 52nd Birthday Celebration fundraiser in NC.

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Jan. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Music

Phat Cat

by Ford Giesbrecht

Saturday's Phat Cat Release Party was a smash! At least 95 people attended, but not everyone checked in. Never the less, it was fun to be in a standing room only event where this CD was at the forefront. Lynn Pattison won the Jack Gunter Phat Cat print. Ken Brewster created commemorative...

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Jan. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Media, Music, Visual Arts

Rise Beyond the Shell

by Nadïne LaFond

10 MORE DAYS TO GO !!! We're nearing the end of our Hatchfund campaign and REALLY need your support ! On Sunday, Jan 25th, we will have $225 worth of matching funds available from Hatchfund but we need to raise an additional $1,180 by Friday, Jan 24th in order to be eligible for these...

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Jan. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Music

Dust (World Premiere)

by fidget

Dear wonderful supporters of Dust, Today is my birthday! :-) I am so, so grateful to all of you for backing our project. I am getting really excited for the premiere of "Dust" in April...we are really moving along! But...we still have a ways to go on reaching our stretch goal in the...

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Jan. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Week 7 Update Only ELEVEN DAYS LEFT!!! I still need to raise $1,200 by the end of the month. Match-Funding is available again THIS SATURDAY!!!! (January, 25) Also I am still offering a mini-print for the the first person each day to donate $60 or more! If you cannot donate, or...

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Jan. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

The North Pole

by Bahar Yurukoglu

Flying over Arctic landscape

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Jan. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arctic Circle Residency 2015

by Katherine Akey

Last night I purchased my airfare for my trip to Svalbard! Thank you all for your support and enthusiasm! There are 12 hours left in my Hatchfund project so if you have any last minute donations please get them in soon. Even after the donate button has vanished from my page, please continue to...

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Jan. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Social Security

by Christina Masciotti

We did it just in the nick of time! Thanks everyone for making this possible! Hope to see you at the Starr!

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Jan. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Media

One Day Home

by Rebecca Louise Miller

WE DID IT!!! Thank you to all our contributors for helping us bring this story to life.

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Jan. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media

The Corridor of Uncertainty

by Nihar Suthar

It’s been a while, but I'm back! I hope 2015 is off to an amazing start for all of you. This morning, I just arrived back from a trip to the Middle East. I spent the last few weeks there with the Afghanistan cricket team, as they prepare for their first ever World Cup. There are only 26 days...

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Jan. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Peaks and Valleys: A Visual Exploration of the East Coast

by Susan Lynn Smith

I would like to give a big shout out to my first donors: Thank you, Beth O'Connor, Sally Smith Zagaja, Terry Schulken, Abbey Myszka, Craig Barber, Christina Jay, and Susan Moodie! I am very grateful for your support in this first week of fundraising. The art making is well underway here in...

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Jan. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Harper's Play

by Paul Ketchum

Woah! As director Marty would say, "You all killed it." We made it to our minimum goal thanks to you! Heck yes. We're still pushing to make it to that stretch goal of $4,000. Every dollar that is contributed from here on out will allow us to pay the performers for their work at a level closer...

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Jan. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

Great flyer made by my husband. I told him that I wanted it to be reminiscent of Kandinsky. He nailed it!!

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Jan. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Help Support 5 Blocks

by Robert Cortlandt and Dan Goldes

Hey Folks, Thank you again for making our campaign successful!!! We're just finishing up the details on the perks, we're getting books signed, deciding colors and getting sizes for the t-shirts and doing all the small stuff that goes into making everything just right. If you chose a perk, you...

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Jan. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Social Security

by Christina Masciotti

To our 64 supporters: I am totally bowled-over by the generosity you've shown toward our work! I'm grateful for every post you've made, and every dollar you've given, and it's all coming together just in time: we're at ~90% of our goal! We essentially have 10% left - only $1700 to raise in the...

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Jan. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Social Security

by Christina Masciotti

Thanks, everyone, for an amazing 4 weeks! With your help we're now just shy of 80% of our minimum goal - and we have 2 days left to pick up that last $2500 - which divides perfectly to 10% ($1250) Saturday, and 10% Sunday! I know we can do it! I'll let you know how it turns out with another...

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Jan. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Phat Cat

by Ford Giesbrecht

hello again Phat Cat Friends!!! only one day left til my project ends. If you have been thinking about it, then today is the day Remember every bit counts since it is all or nothing. Thank you to those who have donated this week. I am humbled by your generosity. Tomorrow the CD becomes...

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Jan. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

My trip to Memphis was incredibly informative. I spent hours at the National Civil Right Museum reading and learning many of the details of the movement that are over looked in most history classes. While I have always known police brutality is a deeply rooted issue I don't think it became clear...

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Jan. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Get Us to Louisville!

by Benita Bike

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Over 40 individuals and groups donated to the "Get Us to Louisville" Hatchfund fundraising campaign mounted by Benita Bike's DanceArt, and we exceeded our goal! These donations make it possible for our company to travel to the Oldham County Schools Arts Center...

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Jan. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Phat Cat

by Ford Giesbrecht

hello Phat Cat Friends!!! The CD's arrived yesterday. I had to pop one out of the case and give it a listen. There are moments in our lives we never forget. I have one to add to the list. There is a buzz about Saturday's release party that has me on the edge of my seat. The number of...

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Jan. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

I Am My White Ancestors: Self-Portraits through Time

by Anne Mavor

Special Desire Doll Raffle starting January 15th You can now enter a special raffle to win this one of a kind doll of our pilgrim ancestor Desire Howland Gorham, b 1623 in Plymouth Plantation. The doll is made by my sister Salley Mavor, (weefolkstudio.com) an award winning children's book...

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Jan. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

Just a reminder that you can donate as little as 5% to the hatchfund community. 15% comes up automatically, but you don't have to give them 15%. Please don't let this stop you from contributing to my project. Thank you!

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Jan. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

River See

by Sharon Bridgforth

We are proud to announce that The River See Theatrical Jazz Performance Installation is NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING! Thanks to all of you/we had an amazing premiere at Links Hall in Chicago and an awesome run at The Theater Offensive in Boston - and we are ready to roll!! Please help spread the...

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Jan. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Dance

"More Please" and "Bully"

by Laurie Sefton

The Sexy Girl section from "More Please."

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Jan. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Dance

"More Please" and "Bully"

by Laurie Sefton

Since it's premiere More Please has been performed in Los Angeles, Boston and New York.

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Jan. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Phat Cat

by Ford Giesbrecht

hello Friends, Well the count down is on for the CD Release Party coming up on Sat at Dos Reales Stanwood, from 1-4pm, which coincides with the wrap up of my Hatchfund Project. I am so grateful to everyone who have not just shown an interest, but generously donated, especially at this time of...

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Jan. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Media, Visual Arts

HUMANS PROJECT

by The House of ia

WHOO - HOOO! WE DID IT! Thank you all from the souls of our feet for your support in helping to make our HatchFund Campaign a success. We are elated and relieved and ridiculously inspired to create our HUMANS PROJECT at the Mana Contemporary. HatchFund gives all projects who reach their...

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Jan. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

An Alchemical Emblem Book

by Zea Morvitz

Four drawings 24" h x 17" w in ballpoint pen and watercolor on handmade Mexican Huun paper are being exhibited at the Marin Community Foundation, Jan 21 through May 15.

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Jan. 13th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Week 6 Update! Only 18 days left! I seem to have hit a wall. It has been over a week since I've had any new donations so I'm looking to you all to help get the word out. Please send emails, twitter, facebook, tell a friend, send smoke signals, just do what you do to pass along the link to...

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Jan. 13th, 2015

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

FYI: Things moving along. We are in the process of preparing contracts and budget estimates. That's the good news. The even better news is....We are not preparing for off-off Broadway....We are not preparing for off-Broadway....We are preparing for (drum roll) BROADWAY!!!! ......:)

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Jan. 13th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Nick and Nicky

by Patrick Askin

Thank you all for your contributions here on hatchfund. I am deeply grateful. We have reached our minumum goal and have 30 days left to reach the maximum. We shot the first scene the other night at the famed KING COLE BAR at the St Regis Hotel and it went extremely well which bodes well for...

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Jan. 13th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Encounters on the Frontier: Part II

by Andrew Purchin

Thank you everyone for your contributions! We are almost halfway to our full target goal. Hatchfund extended our final deadline to February 1st. So please spread the word. Mohsin and I are excited to begin the new work. Let me know if you want to come over to my studio and see some of...

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Jan. 12th, 2015