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Project Update

Visual Arts

Grace and Truth

by Lisa Folino

Thank you to all of my Supporters! Grazie!

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Mar. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing our last Muse, the Muse of Astronomy, MYSELF! It has been a roller coaster making this piece, but with it just around the corner, I can't wait to show you all what we have in store for you!! Check it out here https://youtu.be/2znQ-pvQk3s

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Mar. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Curbing Entropy - Cambodia Exhibition

by John K. Melvin

Hello supporters! We are making incredible progress. It thrills me to tell you that we have had a tv and radio interview on the project and it will air soon. We have also reached out to several print publications and I can't wait to tell you the exciting news next update. Below is the...

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Mar. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Curbing Entropy - Cambodia Exhibition

by John K. Melvin

Hello supporters! My apologies for not updating you sooner! We've been very busy here working away in the 40C heat! Twisting bottles together to focus the exhibition on the amount of drinking bottles consumed per day in Cambodia. My conservative estimate based on ticket sales at Angkor Wat is...

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Mar. 15th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

THEATREdART Season 10!

by THEATREdART

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: PI Day Special! Donate $25 this week, and if we meet our fundraising goal, you get to be one of the lucky few to throw a pie at us at Sunday's Theatregasm! Limited pies & board members available. Pie throwing will be after the 4pm show on Sunday 3/19. We'll even throw in...

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Mar. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Meet the Muse of Epic Poetry, Haylee Warner. She has also had a hand in getting our campaign started! Check out the interview video here: https://youtu.be/CzQEJUI1pac

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Mar. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

Well, we made it. It is now that magical time AFTER the show and AFTER the project, aka happily ever AFTER. But perhaps, only the beginning! After an intense week of rehearsals (7 hours a day, 7 days total, and no rest for the weary!), A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine made its...

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Mar. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

Dear Alteration supporters, We want to share a couple of photos from our Miami Premiere at the Miami Film Festival this month. We were so excited to show in our hometown and to be surrounded by such love. Thank you all for your wonderful support of this little project that could! More...

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Mar. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Circle, Michigan - One Hour TV Pilot

by Matt Croyle

Hello, everyone! We hope everyone is having a fantastic new year! I've been busy editing footage we've gotten so far, and we're trying to stay busy while waiting for the Winter weather to finally break so we can finish shooting the pilot for you! If there's one thing that I despise about living...

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Mar. 11th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

A Great Hunger

by Jessica Jobaris

Thanks to you all we've arrived at a most Magical Number....$8,888. We have just 15 hours to make this campaign SOAR to its maximum goal of $10,000! Can you spread the word far and wide? Pass on our campaign to your family and friends in our Final Push! We would love to reach this...

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Mar. 10th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Meet Cheryl Francaviglia, our Muse of Sacred poetry, and our resident tapper! I met her watching another powerful, feminist piece, and we just got the ball rolling from there! Check out her interview here: https://youtu.be/TR5lgRuBNHg

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Mar. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Sunrise Video Shoot & Release Party

by YahJah

Thanks to every single one of you amazing donors I have reached my minimum target. This means the video shoot for "Sunrise" will be happening. I am overwhelmed with gratitude and can't wait to share this project with you guys!

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Mar. 8th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing my Muse of Song, Melanie Woosley! She is officially the last to be cast in this project, and she jumped right into the madness! I couldn't be happier! Check out her interview here! https://youtu.be/oitvV3bKA40 *pictured: the look of excitement as we finish this song

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Mar. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

A Dance Project for 2017 (This is disaster management)

by Stormy Budwig

Listen. Thank you all so much for your support over these last three weeks, and beyond. To those who donated, who posted on their Twitter accounts, who told their parents and grandparents, who messaged me deep in the night with fundraising strategies, who watched the video and asked me...

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Mar. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

FLUX

by Agatha Wright

FLUX Performance during Artopia 2017 hosted by the Miami New Times at the Coral Gables Museum!

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Mar. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Down in Mississippi

by Carlyle Brown

The cast and artistic team of Down in Mississippi

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Mar. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

A Great Hunger

by Jessica Jobaris

Friends...We now have a MATCHING GRANT! ANY donation is matched equally, by Littlines Inc, our design firm extraordinaire! Please....spread the word, and get us 100% Funded! ONLY 6 more days to raise $2,495! WE CAN and WILL ...DO THIS!!! We are so grateful to our 77 donors...we are dancing...

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Mar. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Media

The Spy Who Knew Me

by Lawrence Kern

Hello Spy Who Knew Me Supporters! We hope you've been following us on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with our regular #SaturdaySpyTime photos, but if not, here are a few of our most recent shares. The movie is looking spectacular and we have you, our Hatchfund community, to thank for it!...

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Mar. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Curbing Entropy - Cambodia Exhibition

by John K. Melvin

Just another follow up as I wanted to check with my partners locally here. If we raise funds over my stretch goal then there is of course a purpose for those funds if they are raised. Additional funds will help in financing the production of the plastic shredding machines and possibly an...

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Mar. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Curbing Entropy - Cambodia Exhibition

by John K. Melvin

Fantastic news! My campaign manager just assured me that as I have met the minimum goal that the fund are assured to be released. Yay! The project is go!! I've just arrived in Cambodia and am rapidly building the exhibition and partnerships. Things are moving along at a great pace! Thank...

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Mar. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The paper caves

by Samuelle Green

I just want to say I'm so grateful for all of the generous donations I've received! Thank you! Please continue to share this campaign so I can reach my goal and create the paper caves!

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Mar. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Hip Hop n Hair Grease

by Kenneth Hollis

If you see pecks anywhere it's supposed to be perks

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Mar. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

WE DID IT!! All of us, all of you, all together. We raised our ultimate "stretch" goal of $6,000, and we're still going strong. We are 101% funded with 3 DAYS left in the campaign. (And we can STILL accept donations, for anyone you know who might be interested in joining our team and making...

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Mar. 2nd, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

THEATREdART Season 10!

by THEATREdART

WEEKLY CHALLENGE! First person to donate $10 after this message will get a cameo mention in Theatregasm! (And it's a good one too). Your chance to be a star and impress a date!

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Mar. 2nd, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

My Grandfather's Prayers

by Lisa Sturz

My husband and I returned from Europe a few days ago. In London we stayed with my Uncle Mitch (Izso's son). I was able to record several hours of interviews about his memories of his Dad. He found several family photos that will help the project along. One was a wedding picture of his first...

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Mar. 1st, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

Our journey is complete. This past weekend, we officially opened and closed our production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. We played to full audiences, and even sold out our final show. Not only did we receive great feedback, but we were able to raise over $1800 for the...

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Feb. 28th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - Is it Blues or is it Classical? Yes!

by Corky Siegel

We are launching the promotion full force for the April 7th release and our very first review just came in: From Chris Spector - Midwest Record: "Over 50 years in, with the aid of crowd funding, we find Siegel finally making the album he had in him all along or else the album he always...

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Feb. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

This is the face of someone who has hit the $5k mark (and then some) on their Hatchfund campaign. Yellow for happiness, Blue for confidence and trust, Red for determination, Green for growth, and a dash of purple for Ambition. Okay, this is also the face of Laura Bohn, in a projection still...

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Feb. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Curbing Entropy - Cambodia Exhibition

by John K. Melvin

Thank you one and all! My heart is warmed with joy and gratitude to see the project so well funded! You who have supported this project have done more than just support, you have inspired hope. Thank you.

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Feb. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Music

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

by Paul Speidel

Hey Everybody--Just a quick update here to let you know we are underway with the project. Musical arrangements are getting finalized and roughed-out, and we are scheduling rehearsals to start next month. The date for show to be recorded here in the Boston area isn't confirmed yet, but as soon...

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Feb. 26th, 2017

Project Update

Media

STUCK

by Jenni Tooley

IT'S A WRAP!!!!!! I know that this is not news to many of you-- it has taken me some time to recover from the marathon of the last four months of shooting so that I can sit down and share our good news with you. As of today we are wrapped on production and steadily moving into post.  We...

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Feb. 26th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

A Dance Project for 2017 (This is disaster management)

by Stormy Budwig

It's been an amazing week for this project, and a difficult week for this country. Trying to create a response to both realities by working on some Thank You Gifts. There's more where this came from: Thank you all, so much, for supporting this work.

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Feb. 24th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

THEATREdART Season 10!

by THEATREdART

WEEKLY HATCHFUND CHALLENGE! From today until Sunday Feb 26 at 11:59pm, every donation of $5 of more will earn an exclusive TdA Season 10 shotglass! (in addition to all existing rewards) Limited quantities apply. Thanks for supporting TdA!

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Feb. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

We're part of the Revolution! The Spring Revolution, that is. Here's the official poster from National Sawdust for their March festival, which celebrates women through Empowerment and Discourse. https://nationalsawdust.org/spring-revolution/ See you there! 10 DAYS left on our campaign, and...

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Feb. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing Adrianna Poindexter, our Muse of love poetry. She also carries the title of longest standing Muse in the project. I get a lot of my inspiration from her! Check out more in our video! https://youtu.be/_IdTxtPUL98

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Feb. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

A Dance Project for 2017 (This is disaster management)

by Stormy Budwig

This week's production meeting! (Rolling out a Spring/Summer plan for performances...indoors outdoors and everywhere in between.) -sb

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Feb. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Sunrise Video Shoot & Release Party

by YahJah

Thanks to everyone that has donated thus far. Your support is truly appreciated. 18 days remaining! A special thanks to Donors Anthony Cain Lewis & Jerry Good. They both received tickets to catch YahJah live this past weekend 2-17-17.

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Down in Mississippi

by Carlyle Brown

Dear Friends, Our new play Down in Mississippi is infused with gospel inspired Civil Rights and Freedom songs. Songs such as We shall not be moved, Freedom is a constant struggle, Eyes on the prize and Ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around. Songs meant to inspire faith, courage and...

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

Allô, allô, Madames et Monsieurs! We've got 13 days left in our campaign, and 18 days until the show itself, so needless to say, we're in high gear to make both of those projects reach their full potential! Given that our team is internationally-based, the technological themes of our show are...

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

Next up in our meet the cast series... Zack Walsh?! Tell us a bit about yourself. How did you get involved with SSTC? In west Philadelphia born and raised On the playground was where I spent most of my days Chillin' out, maxin', relaxin' all cool And all shooting some b-ball outside of...

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Feb. 18th, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Ann[a]

by The Ann[a] Team

Doing some training with Thalia and Imani. Imani's jumping into rotoscoping with paint for the first time and Thalia is offering some support. A great opportunity for students to teach one another I think.

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

We have had a super fun (and super quick) rehearsal process that is coming to a close. It's hard to believe Spelling Bee opens this week! As we gear up for opening night of Spelling Bee, we will be showcasing some of the wonderful artists that are involved with the show. Our first artist...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Media

The Giaour

by Rika Ohara

Happy Weekend, Happy New Year and Happy Spring! I have just mailed the link to some supporters ($50 and above) for downloadable visuals, including an illustrated summary of the film and a couple of posters that went to Berlin with Executive Producer. There will be more in the coming...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Surreptitious Preparations for an Impossible Total Act

by Stephanie Skura

Dear Surreptitious Supporters, As the dates approach for our April performances in New York, I’m thinking of you with all kinds of warmth & gratitude for your support. 99 angelic souls donated to our Hatchfund campaign; a few even donated twice to help us over the finish line! We...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Edison

by Static Assembly

$11,000 in less than 2 weeks! We could not have done it without all of your generous support and love. As we secure more and more logistics, however, we are realizing that our stretch goal of $20,837 is where we need to be. We kindly ask that you continue to share our page and tell your networks...

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Feb. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

THEATREdART Season 10!

by THEATREdART

WEDNESDAY HATCHFUND CHALLENGE! From today until Sunday Feb 19 at 11:59pm, every donation of $5 or more will earn an extra general admission ticket for any TdA show (on top of all existing rewards!) Thanks to everyone for supporting local theatre!

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Feb. 15th, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

The Emotional Body

by Laura Bond

Happy Valentine's Day from The Emotional Body! We are sending lots of love and gratitude to all our supporters, and hoping you have a wonderful month filled with reminders of the gifts love brings to us. Below is a post on the benefits of love, adapted from excerpts from the book, The Emotional...

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Feb. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

R-R-R-R-RING! Just a reminder that if your employer has employee matching programs, now is the time to file the necessary paperwork. Since Hatchfund is a 501(c)3 non-profit, we qualify for employee matches, and can continue to accept checks after the 30-day deadline for donations...meaning that...

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Feb. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

We have been going slow but steady with our crowdfunding initiative, and we are nothing but hopeful about the future of this project! This is just a tiny progress report on where we are with people, with choreography, with ideas, etc. Big shout out to those of you who have already donated!...

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Feb. 13th, 2017