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FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN by Howard L. Craft

by StreetSigns

A thousand thanks to everyone who made Week One of our campaign a success! We set out to raise 25% of our target goal and we got there! Thanks to you. We are told that campaigns that reach this goal are ten times more likely to be funded than those that do not so we are feeling good about this...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature

Notes From A Traveling Medicine Woman

by Debora Seidman

To My Dear Supporters! Thanks to you, I'm only four days into my campaign and have already reached almost 20% of my goal! I'm thrilled and deeply moved by the support I've received. Stephany, my campaign manager at Hatchfund, tells me that if a project reaches 25% of its goal within the...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

Lily in the Argon Forest

by Monica Weinheimer Boccio

Last chance for matching funds for Lily in the Argon Forest, up to $165 tomorrow morning, Sat. April 25th, at 9am PST and Arizona time!!

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Portrait of the Ecological Self

by Kimberly Callas

Thank you so much to everyone that contributed recently! I am up to $1752. I need to reach $2500 within the next 6 days - thank you for helping me reach this goal! I'm looking forward to taking advantage of the extra exhibiting opportunities that are available to me this summer once this new...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

Had to post one more update today - I have been working through the spreads for The World Was Me - and, after seeing a friend's granddaughter, the whole project has really begun moving along. I've put together the spread for pages five and six - here it is. My friend and fellow...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

This is a copy of Laura's poem, "Two Men & a Truck," which is the basis and provides the text for this picture book. The source of the poem is PoetryFoundation.org.

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

This morning I am working on spreads for the picture book. I've also secured an ISBN number and have actually reworked the size of the project to meet some printing specifications. The final trim size will be 8"x10", it will be perfect bound, and it will have a matte, hard cover. This edition...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

Newspaper clipping found after the house was transformed from Edlington's first Asylum back into a livable dwelling. Only a piece of the story was found, but history of the house tells of a Mr. Larry Vita who while on the job, walked out of the house with a rope and bucket. Walked over to a...

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Apr. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Devil's Hollow

by Chris Easterly

I just want to say thank you so much for all your support so far. Together, we're gonna get this movie made! I'm in L.A. taking meetings to promote the project. I met with an attorney yesterday to make sure we're taking all the right legal steps, and I'm meeting with a casting director next...

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Apr. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

Tomorrow's the big drawing for the RAVENS original artwork, y'all! Everyone who has donated $25 or more will be entered to win this original piece of artwork! You still have time to donate - and enter!

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Apr. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Dance, Music

SEEDS & SOUL: Indigenous Cultural Exchange & Festival

by Dancing Earth & Audiopharmacy Prescriptions

Happy Earth Day! It's an important day when people are reconnecting, remembering roots and the land we're tied to and always responsible for. We do it all for the next generation :) We at Dancing Earth and Audiopharmacy CELEBRATE the awesome generosity of our campaign supporters! Each of YOU...

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Apr. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Hello I just spent last weekend in New Orleans. I believe it was my most productive trip yet. I got to a lot of locations bot historical and contemporary. I also meet with some wonderful people who shred their knowledge of these events and some artistic advice. I am sorry I have not...

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Apr. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Truth Be Told

by Amanda Timm

#TruthBeToldTuesdays featuring Winnifred Coombe

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Apr. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Truth Be Told

by Amanda Timm

#TruthBeToldTuesdays featuring Celine Neon

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Apr. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Meeting MacGuffin

by Catya Plate

Dear Art Lovers, Friends and Colleagues, This was a busy week! Meeting MacGuffin was Hatchfund's Featured Project of the Week; I have been included in the prestigious list of GREAT WOMEN ANIMATORS http://greatwomenanimators.com/2015/04/catya-plate/ ; and Hanging By A Thread, the prequel of...

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Apr. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

Still at only 1% funded, but have posted a new promotion that should bring writers to the series, and hopefully some more donations. Good afternoon. I said I would be back with a new promotion, and here I am. So, enough waiting, let's get to the specifics. As you all know we are trying to...

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Apr. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Chair City Oral History Series and Community Art Center

by Tracie Pouliot

Dear friends, I’m excited to announce I am just $25 away from my halfway-there goal! This gives me hope I’ll be able to make it to my stretch goal of $7,300 within the next 2 weeks!! In order to help me get there, I’ve raised my minimum goal (which use to be $3000) because I reached...

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Apr. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

At the end of their Rainbow

by Patsy Lynch

I want to take a moment to thank the following people for contributing to this project: Lynne Brown from the Washington Blade, Mark Speigal from PGN, Frank Taylor, Stephen Hunt, Patti Garner, Joan Biren,Rick Rosendall, Mark Meinke, Tracy Baum and if I forgot anyone, please forgive me. I so...

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Apr. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arachnoiditis Survivor: A Portrait of Resilience Against Patient Harm In America

by Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

An Art For Arachnoiditis Project Presentation from artforarachnoiditis.org with an Important Message from the Foundation for Art & Healing This 37 minute presentation video created for the Opening Reception of the First Art For Arachnoiditis Project Exhibit is the long version of why we are...

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Apr. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

The cast, crew, and families from A.B.L.E. would like to thank you once again for your help and support during our first ever film The Curse of the Tempest Jewel. It was a tremendous experience for all involved, and we're delighted that the finished film has been so warmly received - we have...

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Apr. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Portrait of the Ecological Self

by Kimberly Callas

Once the mold is completed, I take it off the clay and clean the mold. It is now in two pieces. I seal each piece with oil soap so that the new plaster will not stick to the mold. I then put the two pieces of the mold back together and coat the inside with a layer of plaster. This will dry and...

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Apr. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

Another day, another donation. Well, as they say in the WW2 movies, the "Actors Promotion" is now kaput. But, I shall be back tomorrow with another promotion even bigger, better, and amazing! BWHAHAHAHA. Okay, sorry, kind of let my evil side out there.

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Apr. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

Cuba to Arkansas Connection

by Jeannie Stone

We are at the 31 % mark and have 38 days left for raising funds. The countdown is on for the Cuba research trip. We couldn't make this statement and reach out to the Hispanics in our state without your support. It's not to late too join us. Phase 1 will cover the trip to experience the culture...

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Apr. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Music

EVERYTHING FOR THE FIRST TIME

by Helanius J Wilkins

Photos from "Everything for the First Time". Photography made possible by David Dowling.

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Apr. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

Collected our first donation today from one of the best people I got to know in my life. Thanks to Shannon for her help in getting us started. Now it's your turn. We are now even closer to this dream.

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Apr. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

Lily in the Argon Forest

by Monica Weinheimer Boccio

We're gearing up for the last couple of weeks till the show... lots of stretching, dancing, tuning, playing, adjusting graphics, shooting final footage, hanging lights, finishing costumes... Thank you so much to everyone who has supported these 14 artists so far! Exciting news... Lily in the...

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Apr. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Branded Rose - Bushwick (Yellow)

by Carlton Sturgill

It's been a productive week in the studio and the project is starting to take shape. Yellow roses have been blooming just in time for the warm weather! Thank you to Jen and Sean Hughes and Monica and Rick Desmoulins for your help with the project!

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Apr. 18th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Mid to Late Twentieth Century Flute Sonata Recital

by Ellen Burr

Hello all supporters! The concert CD is mixed and pressed and getting ready to be mailed. The studio CD is starting. The first recording session with Bill Schmidt is next Thursday. I hope to have the recording completed in June, mixed and duplicated in July and ready for NFA convention in...

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Apr. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

Let The Dog See The Rabbit

by Lightning Rod Special

~~Halfway there!~~ We are on Day 16 of our 30-day campaign which means that we're halfway there! We are also thrilled to be thiiiiiis close to 50% of our main goal! We're shooting to be at $3,000 by tomorrow and we only need $175 to get there. That's 17 people donating only $10! This...

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Chiara Quartet Records Bartók's Six String Quartets By Heart

by Chiara String Quartet

A huge thanks to all of our generous supporters and followers, who have gotten us so far in our campaign to fund the Bartok by Heart recording project! With your help, we are nearly halfway to our $15,000 goal for the project. Today, we are very excited to announce a major matching funds gift...

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Music

Dust (World Premiere)

by fidget

Dear Dust supporters.... We premiere tonight! Thank you so much for helping to make this happen. Without your generous contributions to Dust, we would absolutely not have been able to complete this project. I hope those of you in the Philly area can make it out for the premiere, and for those...

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Media, Music

Geek Scoop

by Riley Thornock

OKAY PEEPS! TODAY! The first 25 people to donate $25 or more will get a Cartoonified Picture of themselves and be placed on the Geek Wall of Fame Forever at www.thegeekscoop.com! That Donation Perk normally costs $500, so hurry and donate today before this perk is gone! First come, first serve....

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arctic Circle Residency 2015

by Katherine Akey

I visited the official Polar Rock "library" of the United States! Curiosity piqued? Read all about the visit here: http://svalbardbysea.com/2015/04/14/byrd-polar-research-center/ Also, shout out to my grandma Melva Fisher for setting up the visit and tour for me! It was a blast.

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Branded Rose - Bushwick (Yellow)

by Carlton Sturgill

Thanks go out to Karen Maier and Delane Starliper, Robert Miner and Sarah Boice, and Jen and Sean Mitchell for supporting the project. Your donations have allowed me to hire a studio assistant to help with the work (which is a first for me!). Thank you so much.

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arachnoiditis Survivor: A Portrait of Resilience Against Patient Harm In America

by Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

Hanging the Exhibit Today. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! SECOND LOAD WITH SUPPLIES FOR THE INDEPENDENT ADAPTIVE ART ACTIVITY GOING TO THE GALLERY TOMORROW. Opening Reception Saturday April 18, 2015 1-4pm At the Fountain Arts Center in Belmont, NY http://www.thefountainartscenter.org/165/Home.aspx

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Apr. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Pursuit of Justice - A New Play by LOUD: New Orleans Queer Youth Theater

by LOUD: New Orleans Queer Youth Theater

It's official: the show is going to be May 15-17 at Mid City Theatre! For everyone in New Orleans, we hope we'll see you there!

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Branded Rose - Bushwick (Yellow)

by Carlton Sturgill

Thank you to Chris and Carla Jaynes and Ronit Porat for their donations to the project. I'll be thinking of you guys today when I order a ridiculous number of rolls of green Duck Tape!

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Masterworks Choir 2015 Season!

by Roy Hoobler

Thank you for making our Fundraiser a success. With your help we have the means of creating some beautiful music! http://www.hooblermusic.com/masterworks-choir.html

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Music

TheClimateMusicProject

by Stephan Crawford

Update April 14th Hi everyone, A thousand thanks to each of you for your support, ideas, and encouragement. This project could not happen without your active involvement. We have been working hard on getting the Hatchfund campaign going, but we want to keep you up-to-date on...

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Media

Bruising for Besos

by Adelina Anthony

Dear #BruisingForBesos familia, We’re very excited to announce that a special “teaser” of our film will screen this coming weekend at the Latina/o Queer Arts and Film Festival co-presented by the Los Angeles LGBT Center! For those of you who live in L.A. or in the surrounding areas...

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Meeting MacGuffin

by Catya Plate

Dear Art Lovers, Friends and Colleagues, I am so grateful for the people from all over the world who continue to step forward to support my film project, Meeting MacGuffin! The raffle has ended and I am excited to announce that the lucky winner of the artwork "Safety Last!" is Keith Aven!...

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Apr. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

For those of you who have not visited our fundraising campaign page, this week is your best time to click on over and take a look. For this week, and this week only we are offering what we like to call "The Actors Promotion." For your donation of $100 you not only get the "Echo House" T-Shirt...

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Circle, Michigan - One Hour TV Pilot

by Matt Croyle

Anyone who makes a pledge at any level, from this point until the end of the campaign (April 27th), will receive a complimentary digital download of Matt Croyle's debut feature film, 'Potential Inertia'.

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Chair City Oral History Series and Community Art Center

by Tracie Pouliot

Dear friends, Wow! It's been a big week and I am humbled and overwhelmed in a good way! I'm 28% funded! That is a big deal in the first week of a fundraiser! Because of you, I'm on track to reach my stretch goal of $7,300 and I can almost see that perfect letterpress sitting in the...

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

A LENTEN MEDITATIVE ART INSTALLATION for CENTENARY CHURCH in LITTLE TOKYO

by Leslie Gray

With sincere gratitude to all of you for making this installation possible!! We had a really fabulous turn-out for the last evening showing of the complete set of Stations on Wednesday April 8th. Please enjoy these lovely photos of the evening, most of them taken by official Chikara Daiko...

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

#SubwaySeries

by Jackie Neale Photo

Hey Everyone, Just a reminder about the NYC Book Launch tonight. Hope to see you there! You're invited! *New York City #SubwaySeries Book Launch* Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:00pm @ The Mulberry Project 149 Mulberry St New York, New York 10012 *FB Public invite with more...

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Portrait of the Ecological Self

by Kimberly Callas

I took a mold of the work in progress. I wanted to try out some experiments on the patterning from the fish tail. I was given a gift in the process. The water dripped down through the plaster, creating the very texturing that I needed. I will experiment with this on the finished cast. I'm sure...

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Literature

Away, With Dusty (Part 2)

by Timothy Braun

This summer we will be incorporating more pictorials and photo essays with the writing. Here is a picture I took of Vockah Redu and the Cru this weekend at the Fusebox Festival?. Our Hatchfund? is now at 64% funded and only $282.00 from our minimum goal to make this leg of the project happen....

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Branded Rose - Bushwick (Yellow)

by Carlton Sturgill

Thanks also go out to Tim Mathews in San Francisco. I’m make some special roses in the installation in your honor ;-)

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Apr. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Branded Rose - Bushwick (Yellow)

by Carlton Sturgill

A huge thank you goes out to Chip and Wendy Finke. They were the very first people to ever purchase one of my works. It means so much that they’re part of this project.

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Apr. 14th, 2015