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Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Past $6100 whoo-hooo! Way to go everyone. Today, Saturday, matching funds! Give from midnight to midnight and we will be matched up to $225. A little extra for the good cause.

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Oct. 25th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Rhythms of this Earth

by Joshua Johnstone

Thank you so, so much to those that have contributed so far! We are so close and I can't wait to get started on the project, preparations have already begun and the possibilities are tantalizing. Below are a few shots of past works and yours truly in action to get you excited for the main event.

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

In 2008, the band "Along for the Ride" recorded its first album, "Cromático," that gathers jazz and bossa nova standards, as well as four originals in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, composed by piano player Taura Smith ("Love Forcast,") bass player Javier Arjona ("Free Samba,") sax & flute...

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Blank Canvas

by Castillo

Ta. Daaaa! Let there be light! The sculpture is completed!! :-)

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Theater Arts

Gravity From Above: The Second Investigation

by Byrne Power

Not bad! We've cracked $1,000 or 5% of our goal. We just have to do this 19 more times and we're done. Thanks to those folks who have braved the waters early to help us swim the distance. The very good news is that we still have more than a month of the campaign to go. I'm sure the support is...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Carmilla

by Rika Ohara

For your enjoyment 2: The "Looks" of Carmilla – I was compelled to do these sketches yesterday because I realized two scenes later in the film introduces her with the sound of her heels, and one with a close-up of her *Perugia shoes. But she does spend a significant portion of her screen time...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Carmilla

by Rika Ohara

For your enjoyment 1: Storyboards of Morgenthau (Washington DC) – Demeter (Transylvania) scene. These were done when the two formerly separate scenes were merged: one with Professor Demeter turning away Russian soldiers looking for his son, the other with U.S. Secretary of Treasury Henry...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Great to wake up to a generous donation from an anonymous source and our level buoyed to $4,300. Fantastic! Thanks to all of you Paul, Chris, Cynthia, to name but a few of our recent angels. You all rock! Keep it going!

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music

España alla Rossini

by Anna Tonna

Dear Friends, I continue to be happy and enthusiastic about Espana alla Rossini; I'm nos in the process of editing the disc and working on the content of the libretto; The Recording Consort gives me the opportunity to edit the disc up to three times, in order to insure the best possible product....

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

Well, well well, it went very WELL! Oct. 19th stage reading appears to have been received quite well judging from the nothing but positive feedback, I received. I had a long conversation with a producer who raved on for 15 minutes and something may be happening for this project. I will most...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

The Digital Design Workshop

by Matthew Mott

I Need Your Help Keep Going! Please Support The Digital Design Workshop Today! I received an amazing amount of support yesterday and I would like to thank everyone for for that. As a result I decided to start working on a new perk. I am producing a series of 3-D optical illusions based on...

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Media

40 Years on The Farm

by Randy Rudder

All of the perks have been mailed so look for those soon. Thank you again for your support! Also, the show is airing on Nashville Public Television on November 14 at 7 pm and November 15 at 11 pm if you are in our viewing area. And the Tennessee State Museum in downtown Nashville is holding an...

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

We began yesterday, October 20, at noon, deciding to have a shorter than 30 day campaign since the retreats are just around the corner the first 2 weeks of December. Very jazzed about the $720 coming in the first 33 hours. Keep spreading the word, encouraging your friends. Thank you so much!

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Thanks Alex, Kelly, Michael, Leah, Vivienne, Sean, Jennifer, Abigail, Debra, John, Tracy, Rachel, Adam. You rock!!

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Stillpoint - Life Inside a Zen Community

by Penny Peyser

Editing and color correction is completed. Sound mix coming up. Very exciting. Thank you again for your support!

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Louisiana, Purchased

by Terri Garland

Until midnight on Thursday, Oct. 23, I am offering a 6" x 6" archival pigment print of "Escaping Genie Over Lake Charles" to all new donors at the $35 level or higher. Also, if you have previously donated and get a friend to donate, please let me know and I will send you the print as well....

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Blank Canvas

by Castillo

It's coming along ...

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

White Water Women of the West

by John Annerino

There have been 1601 video/page views to date.

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

"Along for the Ride" (Jazz and Bossa Nova)

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Oct. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

Perks are all printed and packaged for shipping, going out in the mail tomorrow. Thank you all again for your support on this project! I will keep posting updates until a publication date is announced.

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Oct. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts

Creepy Christmas Fashion Show

by Marisa Miranda

Fittings with models! Please help me make my dream come true and see all of these costumes thru with the proper funding! Do it for the homeless puppies and kitties we will be helping in December!

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Oct. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

TRIGGER - A Short Film by Christopher Folkens

by Christopher Folkens

Hey everyone! Chris here... Just wanted to send all of you a quick update that I have not forgotten you! Things have been very very busy out here in LA working to set the groundwork for TRIGGER to actually happen at the level/caliber that I am committed to creating these film projects at. I am...

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Oct. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts

Creepy Christmas Fashion Show

by Marisa Miranda

NEW PERK!!! So from the current amount $1,625, until we reach our minimum, every $200 raised, I will send that person a handmade Nightmare stocking or ornament made from the left over materials from the show! These will be ready to stuff for the Holidays! So please, start donating!

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Media

NEW [a short film]

by John Harden

NEW [a short film] - UPDATE: October 18, 2014 NOVEMBER IS GOING TO BE CRAZY! Crazy for me, that is. But it will offer the public SIX chances to see our film NEW on the big screen! I'll break it all down for you right here, and provide information on getting tickets to these events. . ....

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts

Creepy Christmas Fashion Show

by Marisa Miranda

With some hard work in the last 48 hours, I now have the 100% silk chiffon and charmeuse Sally Gown ready for a fitting. Please help support me in the completions of all of these looks!

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

Antics Creates Sneaker Suites with Mark Gonzales

by Amy "Catfox" Campion

SNEAK PREVIEW OF "SNEAKERS ON A WIRE"!!! This is the first piece in Sneaker Suites. It's a work-in-progress- still evolving and being polished. We performed it last week at the Arts Northwest conference in Eugene, OR. We welcome your feedback, ideas, suggestions, and comments at this stage...

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Large Exterior Wall Mosaic

by Candace Hibbard Lillie

The mosaic is, at long last, ready for Grout. The last tile went on this surface at 8:02 P.M. October 15th, 2014. Grout is on order and will arrive on the 28th of October. So difficult to believe! Thank you, everyone who has made this possible. What a wonderful experience! At the end of the...

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music

España alla Rossini

by Anna Tonna

Dear Friends, things are coming along with the crowd funding of Espana alla Rossini; I just put together a Flickr Album with photos by my friend Leah Targon, of Miguel Borrallo and myself performing "Les amants de Seville" at the Festival de Segovia this past July. The Flickr album is on the...

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Oct. 18th, 2014

Project Update

Music

A Debut CD

by Eric Nathan

Dear All, We made it!! As of early yesterday morning, my Hatchfund campaign ended and has been successfully funded at $12,710! A heartfelt thank you to everyone who so generously supported my Debut CD. I'm so honored and it means so much to have you all involved in this project with me....

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Oct. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts

Creepy Christmas Fashion Show

by Marisa Miranda

So I've taken the liberty to use my own money to start buying fabric and get started on the fashion show. Here are some of the images I have so far, most of these fine fabric were found during my shopping trips to LA and NY. Sometimes, you have to change the color a bit to get the achieved...

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Oct. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

Geology into Architecture: Drawing in New Mexico

by Sara Schneckloth

Greetings from final desert days! The past two weeks have been spent working intensely outside of Abiquiu, NM, deep in a landscape that is both vast and minutely detailed. The sense of the studio has expanded to encompass the surrounding hills, canyons, and streambeds, and the discoveries have...

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Oct. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Standing By: Gatz Backstage

by Shaun Irons

Thanks everyone for such a great evening at Anthology last Monday! Here are some photos from the event.

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Oct. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Gertrude Stein's TENDER BUTTONS

by Van Reipen Collective

Photos from ROOMS. All photos by Jordan Hollender.

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Oct. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

The cast is wonderful and are working hard as we prepare for this Sundays' Oct. 19th 2 p.m. performance. Literally, "Wish You Were Here!". Check them out at Facebook, "Final Day, a Dramatic Musical".

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Oct. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Bum Phillips (2014 World Premiere Opera)

by Luke Leonard

TV TONIGHT (10/14/14) Bum Phillips All-American Opera will be featured on NFL Films Presents, Episode: How Did We End Up Here? Watch Fox Sports 1 at 8:30PM EST: http://www.locatetv.com/tv/nfl-films-presents/8851580. Airs again Sun, Oct 19. Luv Ya Bum!

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Oct. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

Thousands

by Markeith Chavous

ONWARDS! --- Dear friends, I hope the present finds you all doing well. Again, I thought I'd take this opportunity to thank those who've generously supported our campaign for my newest and most ambitious work, 'Thousands'. I feel incredibly fortunate and grateful for all the responses...

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Oct. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Music

Send MY GRANDMOTHER to New York!

by Beth Custer

Only $87 bucks to go by midnight tonight, thank you so very much everyone!

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Oct. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Saints Reimagined

by Ray Maseman

Hello Dear Supporters! I have three messages to share with you. First, and most importantly, thank you so much for supporting this project! I especially appreciate your contribution in the early stages. Second, I set up a blog featuring sketches and other thoughts about this project....

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Oct. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

White Water Women of the West

by John Annerino

There have been 1506 video/page views to date.

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Oct. 13th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

Antics Creates Sneaker Suites with Mark Gonzales

by Amy "Catfox" Campion

This is a raw uncut unfiltered unedited rehearsal video of the first piece in Sneaker Suites. It's called Sneakers on a Wire and eventually it will involve wires strung across the stage that dancers will use to sling shoes up onto. This video is from our rehearsal at Your Neighborhood Studio...

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Oct. 13th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

River See

by Sharon Bridgforth

The River See Theatrical Jazz Performance Installation is coming to BOSTON! 11/13/14-11/16/14 at The Theater Offensive Featuring: Sharon Bridgforth, Sonja Parks, Djola Branner, Mankwe Ndosi and Nyx Zierhut. With Kaamila Mohamed, Ayisha Knight-Shaw and Giftson Joseph. Tickets and More at:...

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Oct. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

Thousands

by Markeith Chavous

This is one of the last poems written for the 1st iteration of 'Thousands', and actually may have been the last one that Eve wrote for the project. During one of our meetings in the earlier stages of our collaboration I told Eve that I'd begun to notice a difference in my rhythm, inclinations...

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Oct. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Residency

by Val Sivilli

Thanks to my people and their generous support, in less than 3 weeks, my residency project has surpassed the minimum goal and is well on its way to the stretch goal. AMAZING! Joy abounds! My heart is full and I'm going to New Mexico! The minimum goal covers my regular bills and expenses...

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Oct. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

This

by Neil Greenberg

10 days in: - ALREADY REACHED OUR MINIMUM GOAL ! - 72% OF THE WAY TOWARD OUR "STRETCH" GOAL ! HUGE THANKS to everyone who has supported and shared this project. I’m truly touched by your support and encouragement. The funds raised will all go toward an initial project fee for each of my...

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Oct. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Heart Disease: The Lonely, the Forgotten and the Outcast

by Donald Rizzo

2nd painting in the series "Heart Disease" the Lonely, the Forgotten and the Outcast." “Progress is more plausibly judged by the reduction of deprivation than by the further enrichment of the opulent.” This past December a Tech start-up CEO post a rant "Why the heart of our city has to be...

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Oct. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Large Exterior Wall Mosaic

by Candace Hibbard Lillie

The opening was rainy, but the reception was warm! Almost completed - just a few tiles to go. Thank you all for the support and encouragement. This has been the best year of my artistic life. Please share this around with your friends and family. I would be happy to do another for someone. This...

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Oct. 11th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts

Sand Pail and Footprints Infant Urns

by Chris Harvan

Thank you so much for your generous donations! We are currently 17% funded because of you. Have to ask you fine people if you can think of anyone else who would be able to donate to single them out and ask them for their help. Sharing on social media is good to create awareness but a call...

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Oct. 10th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Media, Music

A Garden of Compassion

by Mariel McEwan

Hello Garden and Dance Camera Friends! We had glorious sunny and warm weather for our 4 day shoot in the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. The weekend before it rained forever. Fall colors in the Wood River Valley are something to behold and they formed a vibrant setting for our dancers. Costumed...

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Oct. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Music

PDX Soul

by Hailey Niswanger

Thank you so much for your support of my project, PDX Soul. I am so excited about this music!! To get you even more amped about the release, here is a little taste of a live performance of PDX Soul at Jimmy Mak's back in January. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_3ERh1VgMQ Hope you enjoy!! We...

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Oct. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

I Am Not My Disability | Documentary

by James Geiger

October 9, 2014 “I Am Not My Disability” Supporters Hello and a blessed day to each of you. First, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you all of you who have financially supported this documentary. Your donations were spent just as we promised, allowing this...

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Oct. 9th, 2014