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Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

Help us build this performance by qualifying for the Match 25 Challenge! With your continued support, we can participate in Hatchfund's Match 25 Challenge, where pledges are matched $1 for $1 up to $225 in matching funds from Hatchfund for an exclusive one day event on November...

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Nov. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

A $100 donation just came in! Thank you for your support!

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Nov. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

The North Pole

by Bahar Yurukoglu

Check out my new video update for "The North Pole."

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Nov. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Location Series

by Jeff Davis

Print production is underway! I reviewed proofs for locations 1-12 yesterday and they looked great. I’m so excited to see this project materialize. Fundraising remains open through 12/11/14. Once the campaign ends, I will then produce the perk prints for the $50 - $200 contribution levels....

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Nov. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Reclining Infinity

by Gregory Gómez

Thank you to my 69 supporters who have helped me surpass my minimum funding goal! I am thrilled by the outpouring of support from friends, family and colleagues in the first two weeks of fundraising. In the remaining 10 days I hope to hope to achieve these next goals so that my project and...

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Nov. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Arctic Circle Residency Summer 2015

by Megan Berner

Thank you so much to all of my contributors!! With just over 3 weeks left for the campaign, you've made this a great start. On Tuesday, November 25th, I will have $225 worth of matching funds available from Hatchfund. My campaign manager told me those funds disappear really quickly, and I...

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Nov. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

Dear friends and relatives, we have raised $1,267 for our album "Jobim Across Languages." This is 12% of our goal of $8,800.00 PLEASE, PLEASE! Donate TODAY and be among the first to receive our album. Go to the link below, and click "Donate." Perks vary from $5 to $100, and is TAX DEDUCTIBLE!!!

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Nov. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Historical Western Art of the Old West

by James Loveless

I just discovered that “Historical Western Art of the Old West” is eligible for a 1 to 1 dollar match if we are able to raise 25% of our minimum goal by Tuesday, November 25th. That means we need to raise $1278 more to be eligible. Any contribution actually made on Tuesday, November 25th...

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Nov. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

I'm IN LOVE with these images by Lesley. Please take advantage of this opportunity to own these arresting, gorgeous images by making a tax deductible $25 donation now. These monies will insure the completion of DRUNK WITH THE STARRY VOID motion graphics screens which are essential to the...

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Nov. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

We're excited to show you our donor incentives that start at only $25! For a $25 tax-deductible donation, you receive 1 of 5 stunning 3.5" x 4" art cards from Lesley Dill's piece, Interviews with the Contemplative Mind. These cards are wonderful little pieces of art for only $25. Donate now...

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Chances Dances 10 Year Retrospective

by Chances Dances

We're showing some BOOTY to get that BOUNTY. 13 days left, and we're barely halfway to $15K! Help us get there!

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Media, Theater Arts

VERNAE

by Ethan Folk

UPDATE: AMAZING PROGRESS! 1.2k MATCH FUND! Wow. We feel dizzy and oversaturated with the incredible influx of generosity over the last week. FORTY NINE supporters, and just over $2,100 raised already. We are fortified and lifted up by this rapid mobilization of support. NOW:...

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Florida Dance Theatre stretching their boundaries...

by Carol Erkes

Hello Everyone!!! We have 32 days left to meet our deadline! These are very exciting times and you make all the difference. With your outrageous support, you can help Florida Dance Theatre's Professional Company attend one of the countries largest arts conferences in January 2015.

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

Thousands

by Markeith Chavous

Here is the final design, by the incredible Vashti Harrison, of the postcards that we'll send out as a special gift to all of our supporters. I'll be posting additional postcard and poster designs in the coming days and weeks as we start prepping and sending out our perks. Please contribute...

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

TRIGGER - A Short Film by Christopher Folkens

by Christopher Folkens

Hey Everyone! Chris here! Just wanted to touch base and let you all know where we're at with the project. Because we didn't end up hitting our FULL/STRETCH goal, which is where the project was actually budgeted, we are working to not only revise the narrative script but also really hone in...

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Visit our Facebook page at Fuller Road Artist Residency and our website at fullerroad.org

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Nov. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

More and more likes every day. Thank you for your support! Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dwsv.dill where you can find images of donor incentives and read about progress on the development of the performance.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Louisiana, Purchased

by Terri Garland

Those Mossville residents who having been unwilling to sell their properties to Sasol will now be forced off their land. The Port of Lake Charles board of commissioners voted unanimously yesterday to "expropriate" these properties in "the public interest." See this article in today's AMERICAN...

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

wildLife Project

by Wendy Maruyama

Two of my Elephant "masks" have debuted at two different shows, as a sneak preview of what is to come. "Sonje" was shown with the San Diego State Furniture and Woodworking booth at Art San Diego 2014 in Balboa Park on November 6-9. This piece represents The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in...

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

I attempted to list all of these fine director's credits, but something misfired on the Hatchfund site. I will try again tomorrow. We are so excited and jazzed and very happy that these 8 women are going to be joining us in Vermont for what promises to be a very fruitful and creative...

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

And last but not least, our eighth director, Laurie Woolery.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Lisa Portes will be joining us from Chicago in December.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Leah C. Gardiner is another director we're so happy will be joining us at Fuller Road in December.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

We're so happy to have Kym Moore joining us as well.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Jennifer Chang will be joining us from Los Angeles

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Elena Araoz, yet another of our wonderful directors joining us at Fuller Road in December

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Diane Rodriguez, another one of our director choices.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Colette Robert. One of our 8 director choices for our inaugural retreats.

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Nov. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Saints Reimagined

by Ray Maseman

It has begun! A few days ago I started creating the first image for the Saints Reimagined project. I began with St. Sebastian, as the idea of depicting him as a porcupine was what got this project started. Watch the attached video to see the process of beginning an etching--creating the...

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Nov. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

ECHO On Tour/Boston

by Brigette Dunn-Korpela

Check out our update of audio from ECHO On Tour

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Nov. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

PRODUCTION LOG - DAY 11 November 16, 2014 Day 11 of 12 Location: The Back Room (aka Mickey O'Chuckles) Scene: Gordy interviews singing sensation Sassy Beyonce and Mickey O'Chuckles Just a little south of the intersection of Rush & Oak street, there's an alley. In the Alley there's a...

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Nov. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Florida Dance Theatre stretching their boundaries...

by Carol Erkes

A huge Thank you to Susan Williams for her Hatchfund donation!! 35 days left everyone! We can't do it without you!

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Nov. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

Another $25 donated! Thank you for your support!

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Nov. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Historical Western Art of the Old West

by James Loveless

My sincere thanks to Bryan and Petra Weiss who contributed $500 to "Historical Western Art of the Old West". I am humbled by your financial support and belief in this ambitious project. Estoy agradecido!

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Nov. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

WE ARE STILL ALIVE AND RUNNING! YOU CAN STILL GIVE! PLEASE DO, WE'RE STILL TRYING TO REACH OUR STRETCH GOAL. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!

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Nov. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Florida Dance Theatre stretching their boundaries...

by Carol Erkes

Ryan Ahler, you are awesome!!! Thank you for your mind-blowing monetary support!! Your name will be entered into the raffle for the tickets to Florida Dance Theatre's Spring Gala. You will receive the $100 Supporter's Gift as our way of saying Thank you. Also, we have a special gift for...

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Nov. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

Drunk with the Starry Void

by Lesley Dill

Exciting Update : We've been working on creating the postcard collections for the donor perks. We're so thrilled to put these sets together to thank you, our supporters, so make sure you select your perk on the donation check out page. The full collection will be made up of 5 sets of 5...

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Music

The Gratitude Project

by Ilene Angel

Project Update - a moment's candor I suppose it could be argued that each time I write a project update is a moment’s candor on my part. But this feels somehow different, so I’m going to just go with it. I recorded my next to last lead vocal this week, and it was probably the most...

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Florida Dance Theatre stretching their boundaries...

by Carol Erkes

The tremendous amounts of gratitude we at Florida Dance Theatre have for the love and support all of you have shown could not be put into words! Thank you to Ms Sarah Hargis and Ms Jane Zarzynski for their donation. With everyday that passes, we get closer to our goal! 36 days remaining!...

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Music

THE LUNAR, A new record by Biet Simkin creator of Center of the Cyclone

by Biet Simkin

Thank you for your support, we are 10% there! Day two begins!

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

Production Log - DAY 10 November 14, 2014 Day: 10 of 12 Location: The Monadnock Building/TrueQuest Communications Scene: Meeting the partners of Burmer & Chance and going off to solve the case Tonight we returned to the Monadnock Building to finish up the scene we started last week....

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

Thousands

by Markeith Chavous

WE DID IT! SUCCESS! HUZZZAAAH! WE'RE FUNDED! Thank you all so much for supporting us and carrying 'Thousands' to this point. Right now, thanks to the contributions of 73 incredible, wonderful, amazing, generous individuals, we've surpassed our minimum funding goal of $3250.00 and can begin...

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Nov. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Music

CIRCADIAN SPHERES OF LIGHT

by Andrew Lamb

I have just begun announcing my project on social media

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Nov. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

This

by Neil Greenberg

This interview, about "This," just published! Thank you Biba Bell for such a great conversation: http://www.movementresearch.org/criticalcorrespondence/blog/?p=9478 We're currently at American Dance Institute in Rockville MD for preview performances of "This" tonight and tomorrow - with...

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Nov. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Florida Dance Theatre stretching their boundaries...

by Carol Erkes

Hello again Awesome Arts Lovers!! A huge THANK YOU to Ms Cathy Farrell for her dynamic donation of $150 to our project!! We really appreciate you! Your name will be entered into the raffle to win 2 tickets to the Florida Dance Theatre Spring Gala on April 25,2015. You will also receive the $100...

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Nov. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

29 more days! Thank you to our great donors!! Shirley O'Hara, Pam and Rod Conrad, Alex Barron and Kelly Gillespie, Adam O’Byrne, Rachel Fink, Michael Heintzman, Tracy Paladini, Debra Borchardt, Abigail Katz, Jennifer Wishcamper, Sean Buffington, John O’Connell, Vivienne Benesch, Bridget...

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Nov. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Louisiana, Purchased

by Terri Garland

Oxford American is running a feature on LOUISIANA, PURCHASED. My thanks to Caitlin Love and the great staff at O.A. for this opportunity! Please visit: http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2014/nov/13/photo-essay-louisiana-purchased/ to read the article and view the photos.

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Nov. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

Executive Producer Ted Kurdyla has joined our endeavor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Kurdyla FINAL DAY, a Dramatic Musical 3 hours ago Invitation AEA Showcase production of "Final Day,a Dramatic Musical" (3 performances only) 1. Wed. Dec. 3, @ 6:30 p.m. 2. Thur. Dec. 4, @ 2:00...

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Nov. 13th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music

España alla Rossini

by Anna Tonna

Dear friends, I'm now close to the 4K mark and have surpassed my minimum goal of $3500, thanks to you! On the Espana alla Rossini fan page on FB I've been posting anecdotes about the repertoire. I just did a new entry in my Spanish Song Slinger blog about the history of one of the songs that...

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Nov. 13th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Media, Music

A Garden of Compassion

by Mariel McEwan

Hello again! Hot off the press! I’ve put together a short video trailer which will give you a glimpse of the scope of the project. BUT, there is more to be seen and heard in the full length presentation as each dance is set to a unique composition by the On Ensemble. Please scroll down to...

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Nov. 13th, 2014