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Project Update

Visual Arts

2nd Terrain Biennial

by Sabina Ott

So exciting- we are hearing from artists and spaces around the country who want to participate in the 2nd Terrain Biennial! It's growing! Welcome Oakland, CA, Memphis, TN and more sites in Chicago and Los Angeles! And, only two days live and we are 12% funded! Folks, if you are so moved, send...

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Mar. 27th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Hey Everyone, just a quick update on the project. I spent last week in D.C. and Baltimore taking pictures. The majority of the sites I went to were in Baltimore. Unfortunately as I went to the locations in D.C. I found it troubling to find exactly where the events took place so did not take...

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Mar. 27th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

EVENIN

by Ross Brubeck

Hey Y'all- I'm happy to report that EVENIN has met it's target goal, and I will be starting the design and production of the book within a few days. Thank you to everyone who has supported the project thus far. I'd say that this whole venture is already on my short list of the most rewarding...

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Mar. 27th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

And now, a message from FSP himself... Once the Hatchfund reaches 50% (that's $125 from right now), someone who donated $25 or more will win a plush FibroShark of their very own! But wait, there's more...

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Mar. 26th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Loupe.

by Jonathan Suit

There is a funny thing about “art”; everyone has an idea of what it is, a sort of personal definition, and for the most part can readily tell you what art is and is not, to them. However, very few can give a universally applicable, definitive explanation of where art begins and ends. They...

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Mar. 26th, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts

Sand Pail and Footprints Infant Urns

by Chris Harvan

Hi! We are very happy to say that all of the infant urns that our donors funded are now complete!!! Two were not on this wagon in the post office (image should be attached to post). One cannot ship until Saturday because the recipient is currently moving. Still working on extracting an...

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

What's YOUR Problem? //A Deep Space Lounge Act//

by Lisa Clair

It is with pure joy and gratitude that I announce HOORAY we made our project goal minimum! Thank you for all of your help. We still have ten days left to reach for our stretch goal. TOMORROW IS A BIG DAY for 2 reasons! 1) WE OPEN THIS THING! Are you coming?! I hope so! Rehearsals have been...

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Music

The Voyage of Mary Magdalene - A chamber opera

by Nancy Bachmann

The world premiere was a HUGE success. We had a full house and the performance was beautiful. 7 more days for full funding!!

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

Exciting news!!!

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Loupe.

by Jonathan Suit

Building canvas strainers, doing math, stacking cardboard, and researching optimal conditions for Bermuda grass!!

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Running Away From The One With The Knife

by Aaron Landsman

We are rolling into our last weekend of shows. If you have not come out to see, please do. Nights are selling out, but there are a few tickets left. Also, please check out two lovely reviews from Culturebot and ArtForum....

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Mar. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Media, Music

1993-1996 It Could Have Been Different / Suspending and Other Tricks

by Karen Bernard

We did it!! It might have been way back in the October, 2014 and now we have gotten through Winter barely..... If you missed the show at Triskelion Arts you can go to these links for the live work: 1993-1996 It Could Have Been Different https://vimeo.com/116834633 Suspending and Other...

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Mar. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Literature

Away, With Dusty (Part 2)

by Timothy Braun

A Fan Letter From The New York Times Essay I JUST Got Dear Friends, As we make this push to be 50% funded by the end of this week I want to share with you a fan letter I got last night: Dear Timothy Braun: This is a fan email concerning your writing 'Four Reasons to Keep it Together' in...

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Mar. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Giant Puppets for TEA-2

by Charly McCreary

The amazing Annett Mateo has signed on as the lead puppet maker for this project and we are so excited to have her on board! The other exciting thing is we have an opportunity to receive up to $225 in matching funds if we can gather at least $1,500 in donations by this Weds, 3/25. Please spread...

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Mar. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

EVENIN

by Ross Brubeck

Words are too imprecise to express the gratitude I want to offer for the support that has come in for this idea so far. At the outset of a project like this, it's difficult to foresee it ultimately succeeding. Taking a blind leap forward is a matter of trust - as much as making a donation to a...

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Mar. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

I Am Not My Disability | Documentary

by James Geiger

Dear Supporters and Friends, First, James and I would like say ‘Thank You’ for your support and patience. This, “I Am Not My Disability” journey is turning out to be a serious sojourn. One that is opening up more doors, and more voices. To have partners who are as supportive...

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Mar. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Basement Sanctuaries Book

by Gesche Würfel

Dear All, I hope all is well and you are enjoying Spring time! The 'Basement Sanctuaries' exhibition at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA has just come to an end. It was curated by Prof. Harris Fogel. Please find attached a few images. This is probably my last update. If...

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Mar. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

Lily in the Argon Forest

by Monica Weinheimer Boccio

We are eligible to compete for matching funds! Encourage your friends to donate on March 25th, and on that day we can receive up to $225 in matching funds! Spread the word...

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Mar. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Media

E.S.P. TV: Coast to Coast

by E.S.P. TV

Scenes from the soon to be E.S.P. TV Mobile Broadcast Unit!

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Mar. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Music

Cello Music from Austria-Hungary. Samuel Magill, Cello and Beth Levin, Piano

by Sam Magill

Thank you to all the wonderful supporters who made my campaign a reality! I have now surpassed my stretch goal of $12,000 by $915! I want all of you to know that Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, Beth and I recorded the Beethoven and the Moór at Dreamflower Studio in Bronxville, NY. This...

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Mar. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Music

The Voyage of Mary Magdalene - A chamber opera

by Nancy Bachmann

WORLD PREMIERE March 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM ADMISSION IS FREE (In-kind donations accepted) Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church 1578 Kirker Pass Road, CA 94517 Clayton, California. Mary Magdalene - Julia Hunt Nielsen, soprano; Martha - Lisa van der Ploeg, mezzo; Lazarus - Bradley Kynard,...

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

'Oh Puppy!'

by Annie Poon

If you would like to receive more than one book, please donate in the desired increment, then please send me an email noting your preference to annie@anniepoon.com.

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

As you might know, tomorrow (March 21st) is World Down Syndrome Day. There are events happening all around the world to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and to help raise awareness in our communities. We are thrilled to be a part of the festivities at GiGi's Playhouse Chicago where we...

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

I am excited to announce that the core authors for my book "Where Water is Gold" have been selected, they are (with subject matter of essay): Bill Sherwonit (introduction) Dave Atcheson (commercial fishing) Anne Coray and Steve Kahn (subsistence) Nick Jans (recreation and tourism) Erin...

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

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

by Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

See our Art For Arachnoiditis Project page at the New York Foundation for the Arts to make your next Tax-Deductible contribution to the project. https://www.nyfa.org/ArtistDirectory/ShowProject/d63f4598-6241-42ad-8a93-f36722afbaf6

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

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

by Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

SIX Portraits Made during the Arachnoiditis Survivor portrait project (so far) will be on display during our First Art Exhibit Featuring Art by Spinal Arachnoiditis Survivors at the Fountain Arts Center, Belmont, NY April 18-May 8, 2015. Opening Reception April 18th 1-4pm. Additional entries...

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Music

Dust (World Premiere)

by fidget

Hello Dust supporters! Just a quick note to show you your contributions in action...we made it to Detroit this week for our final creative residency at Spread Art for "Dust," (our choreographic staging of Robert Ashley's opera) as well as preview performances tomorrow night at Light Box. It...

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Mar. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

APERTURE

by Joseph Monahan

We are LIVE NOW! I just added another storyboard image (just for fun). I want to thank Erin for all her support and please check out our page fro Aperture and Donate too it's a great film for a great cause!!!

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Mar. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Music

Creative Music Studio Archive Restoration Project

by Creative Music Foundation

The first three-CD set from the Creative Music Studio Archive Project has gotten critically positive reviews around the world. "Creative Music Studio Archive Selections Volume 1" received praise in Downbeat, JazzIz, JazzTimes, The Wire, Cadence, and many others. It was named 'best reissue' of...

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Mar. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Unmentionables

by Nylon Fusion theater company

Our poster!

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Mar. 19th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

Thanks to everyone who's joined us so far! Let's make this happen!

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Mar. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Kilohana: A Place of Hawaiian Kapa Arts and Learning

by Dalani Tanahy

Wow we are over half way to meeting our goal and Im so grateful to everyone who has donated to this project so far! My husband has been working so hard cutting down trees and pulling up stumps. Over the weekend he chopped up an old fishing boat and the steel boat trailer! But like he says,...

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Mar. 17th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

A LENTEN MEDITATIVE ART INSTALLATION for CENTENARY CHURCH in LITTLE TOKYO

by Leslie Gray

Thank you so much for the wonderful ongoing support! There are three pieces now up and on view. The latest one "DENIAL OF PETER" has spurred a lot of discussion. I also was asked about the flashlights and how they were adjusted to create such a crisp shadow. First I have to get into the...

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Mar. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Financial Slavery

by Jennifer Little

BIG Shout Out to Supporter #61 for your generous donation!! We'd love to make sure you get your perk reward, but we need you to reach out to us via email and let us know how to reach you! Thank you again!

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Mar. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Literature

Away, With Dusty (Part 2)

by Timothy Braun

At 26% funded we are announcing a new city to the trip. We are adding one week in Ferguson (one year after the Michael Brown shooting.) at the tail end of the trip.

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Mar. 16th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Feminart

by Loren Dann

Last day last chance, please consider helping me get to $3000 I only need $210, so if you can donate and share, thank you. One of the many gifts you give me is the ability to leave canvas or use canvas to study. If I could not afford new canvas I would just keep painting over my work....

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Mar. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Get Us to Louisville!

by Benita Bike

Well, we're two weeks out on our trip to Louisville! Putting final touches on our new dance work tentatively named "Renaissance 5." Don't know our exact schedule yet, but we'll be performing on Friday night, April 3rd, and we'll be doing master classes on Thursday along with interactive programs...

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Mar. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Feminart

by Loren Dann

This project has taught me so much!!! However today is the last day and now more than ever I need your help! Please take the time to read, watch and share. If you have it please donate and if not try to convince someone else of this projects worth. You are my community of support! I am calling...

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Mar. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

LUDIC PROXY

by Aya Ogawa

Dear friends, I wanted to share a special discount code with you for $20 tickets to Ludic Proxy! Use the code AYA20 or click this link: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/943496/prm/AYA20 to get this early bird price to any performance between April 1 ~11. This offer is only valid through...

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Mar. 15th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Feminart

by Loren Dann

There is only 24 hours left and I am so close to $5000 but even closer to $3000! I was hoping you could help me tonite get to $3000 before I say goodnight. So please ask your friends send an email, or donate again if you can, and know with this money I will fund private lessons for two young...

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Mar. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Feminart

by Loren Dann

We are getting so close only two days left...I need your help....

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Mar. 14th, 2015

Project Update

Music

The Voyage of Mary Magdalene - A chamber opera

by Nancy Bachmann

Exciting rehearsal with David, David and Nancy! Nearly 3 hours-non stop. The music is so beautiful and inspiring. 10 days to go till world premiere concert version!!!!

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Feminart

by Loren Dann

Hello my amazing supporters! I am so incredibly grateful for all of you. We are winding down, and although I have thankfully made my minimum goal, we still have a way to go for my final goal. So as an extra incentive if I make it to $5,000 everyone gets a T shirt. The shirts will be designed...

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Hansel and Gretel- a touring opera for students

by Elaine Crane

We have reached our minimum goal! That means that all funds will be received by GWO and we can complete our work on this important project. Thanks to all who donated- we could not have done this without you! Watch our website or Facebook page for more information as we get underway. Thank...

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Memorials/ Where it Happened

by Alanna Styer

Here are pictures from the opening reception in St. Louis. Thank you everyone who helped me set up and who came out to see the work. Also an extra big thank you to Kenny for taking pictures at the show and setting me up with the opportunity to show my work so far. Hope to see you all at the...

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Maria Kizito: Kampala & New Orleans

by Emily Mendelsohn and Tonny Muwangala

Dear friends, comrades, and supporters, Some cool news for Maria Kizito! We were nominated for a local Big Easy Award for best ensemble on 2014 New Orleans stages! I know I'm humbled and amazed by this artistic team. I wanted to share - seems like such a collective victory....

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

5 Reasons to Fund FibroShark Hungry: http://youtu.be/Uo9uJAyuXWI

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Mar. 12th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Financial Slavery

by Jennifer Little

Only 9 hours left! Can you add to our total and help us reach more people?

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Mar. 11th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey [solo show]

by Elizabeth Liang

Dear USAP/Hatchfund donors, I hope you've been having a great 2015! Exciting news: ALIEN CITIZEN: An Earth Odyssey has been invited to two international conferences: - the SIETAR-EUROPA conference in Valencia, Spain in late May: http://www.sietareu.org/seucongress2015 - the Women...

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Mar. 11th, 2015