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Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

The Art's Room Project

by Anne Plaisance

$4200 raised! The fundraiser goal has been reached! the project will be financed, thanks to all of you! Thank you so much! Look at what I saw today, dreaming about the tiny house...(it's symbolic, kind of idyllic, but fantastic!)

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Apr. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Instagramica

by Michael Pointer

Yay, hooray, we are funded. We didn't quite make our goal but it is close enough. Please select your print choices from my website, you don't have to choose only from Instagramica. And please verify that your address is correct, I will be shipping them out in about a week. THANK YOU ALL SO...

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Apr. 26th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Sunrise Video Shoot & Release Party

by YahJah

With a heart full of gratitude, it is my pleasure to share with the official "Sunrise" music video. This all happened because of your support and I will be forever grateful. Below is the YouTube link. Be sure to watch, like, share, and comment. https://youtu.be/5N2g77WuxZo With...

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Apr. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Experience:Sanctuary!

by Johnnie Mercer

Though we have reached our target goal, we are still raising money to push above and beyond what we thought would be possible for Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDprojectNYC's first ever Production Season in NYC! We are now pushing towards our stretch goal with 5 days left! If we can hit our stretch...

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Apr. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Music

Splendid Transitions

by Timothy McLean

A couple examples of the splatter and drip art I have done in the past. You can own my next piece, made specifically for you.

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Apr. 24th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Experience:Sanctuary!

by Johnnie Mercer

We have reached our target goal peeps! Yay!!! We are now working towards our stretch goal of $4,000! Thank you again for your support! I hope that you can help us for the next 6 days push the campaign above and beyond! Please share with friends, and colleagues! Spread the word! We are so...

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Apr. 24th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Cloud Drift

by Katarina Jerinic

I'm making progress! Both with fundraising and flag production. It's all thanks to you, kind supporters. Here's a picture of one of the flag-sized negatives emerging from the printer this morning.

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Apr. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Heidi and Esto move to Amsterdam

by Heidi Howard

We arrived in Amsterdam in January. It's been a huge adjustment. We've been painting, learning and seeing a ton. We're posting a few pictures here. If you would like to see more of what we've been seeing you can follow us on Instagram @estobaca and @heidihoward We are both showing some...

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Apr. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Music, Theater Arts

DORIAN, the musical of Dorian Gray -- PREMIERE PRODUCTION

by Wilson Tanner Smith

WOW! THANK YOU to our 41 supporters! Pedro, Wilson, and the whole "Dorian" team are honored to have your support! We are now 2 DAYS away from the end of our Hatchfund campaign, and are only a few hundred dollars away from our funding goal! If you've donated already, please consider sharing our...

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

The People's Republic of Valerie

by Kristen Kosmas

Cherished Philanthropists, As you may or may not know, we reached our Hatchfund goal! Thanks to you! So— THANKS to you! We are very busy in rehearsal & production— bringing all our hearts & minds & bodies, our mirror balls, our couches, our stilettos & other remarkable shoes to the...

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Instagramica

by Michael Pointer

We are doing really with a little more than 24 hours to go. Many thanks to all of my collaborators! We still have $1,000 to go in order to reach our goal, so please share this with anyone you know who might be interested.

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

52-The Trolleybus

by David Auerbach

Hi all Trolley supporters, Finally, a year and a reedit (down to 30 minutes from 38) later the film will have it's official premiere at the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival. The film will be screening Thursday May 25th at 5pm along with a feature documentary. There will be another screening on...

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Music

Splendid Transitions

by Timothy McLean

For those donating at the $250 or the $500 level, you get to pick a photo from my gallery to have printed, numbered and signed. Available art can be found at www.splendidimagery.com

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Music

Splendid Transitions

by Timothy McLean

For your $30 tax deductible donation you will also receive a limited edition Human Helpers tee shirt. Thats right, you get to help others, get a cool tee, AND get your money back from uncle Sam.

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Apr. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Media, Music, Visual Arts

Improvised Alchemy Presents Innovative Transmedia Performances To The World

by Improvised Alchemy

Check out the incredible documentary trailer from our Highways Performance Space residency in December, 2016! Get a copy of the documentary as a premium for your donation! https://youtu.be/Y1dbTZvrZvg

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Apr. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Angels Will Let You Fall

by Lizzy May

WE MADE IT! BEYOND 100% RAISED! Thanks to all you angels who have given. We have 2 more days to accept any donations. These will go towards lowering our ticket costs so our piece can be even more accessible to Chicago audiences. So grateful for you all. https://youtu.be/uBXZ7ZNA1wg?t=3m20s

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Apr. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

The Art's Room Project

by Anne Plaisance

Yes!! I've just received the professional picture of the painting featured. Now I can send it to print for the perks:)

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Apr. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Media

Bruising for Besos

by Adelina Anthony

Dear B4B familia and supporters, This coming Saturday, April 22nd, at 8 p.m. we have our LAST film festival screening taking place in Los Angeles. We are very proud to be the Opening Night film for CineArte Festival sponsored by the L.A. LGBT Center (where the solo play version premiered in...

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Apr. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Angels Will Let You Fall

by Lizzy May

We are so so close to our goal! Thank you to all you beautiful donors- your generosity truly amazes me. It gives us such excitement moving forward to know that people are interested in and supporting the theater we are making. 3 days left and only 13% to go!

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Apr. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Sunrise Video Shoot & Release Party

by YahJah

Greetings, Great news! The video for "Sunrise" is complete and will be released on Sunday April 23, 2017. If you are in New Orleans it would mean the world to have you at the video release party. Click link below for details:...

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Apr. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Experience:Sanctuary!

by Johnnie Mercer

We have reached the ten day mark!! Again thanks to everyone who has donated. We are at the final 10 day push, and only have $1,230 to go before reaching our $3,000 goal! Now is the time to push push push! Please help us push the campaign by sharing it to social media, and by word of mouth!...

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Apr. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

The Art's Room Project

by Anne Plaisance

WOW!!! You're amazing! We have reached today $2900!!! Continue to spread the word! Share with your friends as you are the best ambassadors of this project! As a reminder, donations are tax deductible:) Yesterday during the workshop at Transition House shelter, we produced a short...

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Apr. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Angels Will Let You Fall

by Lizzy May

Ah! We are so close to our goal! We shortened the timeline for donations so we can focus on the work of putting the play together in its final stages. We are so grateful for the generosity of donors thus far and hope for some final support as we close out this campaign! Let's bring this project...

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Apr. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Experience:Sanctuary!

by Johnnie Mercer

We are well past our 50% mark and are so close to reaching our goal of $3,000! Thanks again to everyone for donating thus far! We still have $1,375 to go with only 12 days left! Share! Share! Share! Here are a few images from our recent photoshoot! You are the first to see some of these...

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Apr. 18th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

The Art's Room Project

by Anne Plaisance

You're amazing! After just 2 weeks, we're only $200 from the minimum needed to get the funds ($2500 is the minimum required to have the project financed!) I'm so grateful for your input, your donations! Keep sharing with your friends about the project! Arty perks are still available:)

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Apr. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Angels Will Let You Fall

by Lizzy May

Thanks to all of your generosity, we are at 70% funded, with 11 days left. We are in the middle of our intense rehearsal process, working on choreography, poetry, and character. As our artistic process moves forward, we review our fundraising status every week and share in the joys of all of...

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Apr. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Instagramica

by Michael Pointer

Many thanks to Parker McConachie and Patrick Palmer for their donations during the promotion to receive a hand made card with a gelatin silver print attached on the front. Thank you guys so much! Thank you to Bart Wilcox for his additional donation, It is much appreciated! He will be...

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Apr. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Flute Masterclass Study in Tuscany

by Arturo Rodriguez

Thank you to all of my donors. I am almost to $1,000.00 dollar goal by Wednesday, April 19! I will be updating my page with videos talking about some of the music I will be performing. It will also feature musical demonstrations of this music as well. Thank you for your contributions. You...

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Apr. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Surreptitious Preparations for an Impossible Total Act

by Stephanie Skura

Hello friends, supporters, colleagues, We're in the final days of rehearsals before our full-scale 'age-defying' performances at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY, Tuesday & Wednesday, April 18 & 19, 8 PM. I like the term 'age-defying' from Roulette's website, better than 'elder-inclusive' as...

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Apr. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Music

"Backline" - Paul Speidel Band's New Live CD of Original and Improvised Music

by Paul Speidel

Hey Everybody! We've got the venue booked a month-and-a-half out for the show to be recorded, but need to finalize a few more details before we formally announce it. Getting rehearsal times and the performance date has been the typical scheduling challenge, given we have a band with three...

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Apr. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

I am pleased to announce that "Where Water is Gold" was awarded a Gold Medal in the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards, in the category "West-Pacific - Best Regional Non-Fiction." Thank you all again for your support of this project! For more updates on media, events and recognition, visit...

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Apr. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Stephanie Liapis Dance Projects, Castor & Pollux: A Movement Score

by Stephanie Liapis

WE DID IT!!!!!!!!! Thank you again and again and again for your support. We have fully funded Castor and Pollux: a Movement Score! I am so thrilled to be able to pay the dancers, hire a costume designer and record the performance, thanks to YOU!! I am gathering your perks together, making your...

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Apr. 12th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Cloud Drift

by Katarina Jerinic

Thank you again and again to supporters old and new! I am flattered and amazed to be so far along in fundraising. Thank you thank you! I've started my residency at Baxter St at Camera Club of New York, where I'll be making the flags. I made a few tests over the weekend in the fancy darkrooms at...

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Apr. 11th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

The Art's Room Project

by Anne Plaisance

Do you remember the lovely tiny house in the video presentation? We can now, thanks to the generosity of 7 donors, afford a bigger one: watch:) https://vimeo.com/212505998 Continue the efforts, spread the word, share with your friends, make a donation now, don't wait!

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Apr. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Heartbeat

by Monica Linville

Creative blocks suck. Sorry if I sound crass but it's the truth of the matter. They bring on feelings of guilt, helplessness and defeat, which are not good things to experience. I've never had one before in the 30+ years I've been painting so it was also frightening. I tried various and sundry...

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Apr. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Grace and Truth

by Lisa Folino

SPECIAL PERK-CHALLENGE I am going to raffle a print for any amount of support, only condition is that I reach my target goal. Enter as many times as you like or if you donate $50 you are entered five times and so on... If I reach beyond my target goal I will give away one of the big prints! ...

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Apr. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Cloud Drift

by Katarina Jerinic

WOW! Thank you, everyone! You are amazing! Because of your generosity, I'm already almost at my minimum goal of $2500, and well on my way to raising my stretch goal. THANK YOU. In other news this week, my cyanotype chemistry donation from Jacquard Products has arrived and I started my residency...

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Apr. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

My Grandfather's Prayers

by Lisa Sturz

We have a date change for the premiere at the Asheville JCC. They mistakenly double-booked the theatre, so we have agreed to move the premiere to the following day. It is now officially Sunday, June 18th (Father's Day) at 7:00. I will be in touch with everyone personally who listed tickets as...

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Apr. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The paper caves

by Samuelle Green

So thankful and excited that your generosity has funded my project! I'm looking forward to starting the major part of the installation asap! Thank you! Photos of the progress to come!

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Apr. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Stephanie Liapis Dance Projects, Castor & Pollux: A Movement Score

by Stephanie Liapis

Hello! I wanted to send out one more THANK YOU! We are working away in rehearsals, getting ready for our first rehearsal on stage with the instruments. I can't wait! One more exciting update, costume designer Mindy Nelson of Spruced by Mindy will be helping with costumes and we have you to...

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Apr. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Media

Fractal Vision

by Fractal Vision

Hello, supporters! We wanted to let you know that early previews of Fractal Vision are now here! Check out our first short, DupliKate: https://youtu.be/2VmtnZwbox4 If you want to see more videos as they arrive, click here to subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/FVTVsubscribe

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Apr. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Surreptitious Preparations for an Impossible Total Act

by Stephanie Skura

Hello friends & supporters -- I've arrived in New York City, & begun our final round of rehearsals for our performances this month APRIL 18 & 19 (Tuesday & Wednesday), 8 PM at Roulette in Brooklyn, three blocks from Brooklyn Academy of Music. We hope those of you in the environs of New...

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Apr. 1st, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

World Faces Project

by Jeanelle Demers

The first portrait of the project is finished and posted on my blog! http://www.200faces.com/the-world-faces-project/

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Mar. 31st, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

The People's Republic of Valerie

by Kristen Kosmas

Dear Supporters, Thank you so much for your incredibly generous donations to the PRV! I can't tell you how much it means to me. Your postcards & other souvenirs of gratitude are in the making. We have a $1000 MATCHING GRANT happening through the weekend. We would love it if you could...

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Mar. 29th, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Music, Theater Arts

DORIAN, the musical of Dorian Gray -- PREMIERE PRODUCTION

by Wilson Tanner Smith

To our 15 supporters: THANK YOU! Your generous donations have brought us close to half of our minimum funding goal of $4250. With only 12 days left, please consider sharing this project with friends, family, and anyone who might be interested in supporting this independent production as it...

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Mar. 29th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

Dear Alterations supporters, Our next screening is coming up on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30 PM hosted by CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies LOCATION The Graduate Center, CUNY Segal Theatre 365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 Protagonist Dani Arranka will be in attendance...

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Mar. 29th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

A Great Hunger

by Jessica Jobaris

Dear Supporters, It is with absolute incredible heartfelt gratitude that we recognize the HUGE success of our campaign because of each and every one of YOU....our 127 supporters! Holy S$%#T! That is a TON OF people coming together to make General Magic happen! As you may know we reached...

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Mar. 28th, 2017

Project Update

Media

Tía Chuck

by Mark & Angela Walley

Dear Supporters, We hope you're enjoying the beautiful spring weather! In case you missed our recent Production Updates here's some exciting news: We have scheduled to complete this documentary during the run of the exhibition “Chuck Ramirez: All This and Heaven Too”, the first...

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Mar. 27th, 2017