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Project Update

Visual Arts

Capturing Happy

by Kelsey Ruggaard, Dave Waite, and Jessica Williams

Our project is coming along swimmingly! Jessica, our photographer, has worked hard to edit the photographs we took earlier this month. We will be testing printing materials shortly to see what will work best for both paint and embroidery. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated so far! 13%...

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May. 29th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

Lily in the Argon Forest

by Monica Weinheimer Boccio

Now that the dust has settled, we are eager to extend a great big THANKS!!! to all of you who supported Lily in the Argon Forest! We were proud to perform 4 sold-out shows, and happy to receive so much positive feedback. I was able to pay the artists respectful honorariums, and the...

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Chair City Oral History Series and Community Art Center

by Tracie Pouliot

Dear Friends, I have been waiting for this moment since the Chair City campaign started in April and it's finally here!!! I got a letterpress! It's ideal for what the Community Art Center needs, and the cost of the press plus moving/rigging expenses was just about exactly what you all...

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

STUPID SONGS GETS FRINGEY!!

by Keri Safran

Hello, folks!!! Thank you so much for getting us to 70%!!! We have met our minimum goal, which means we will definitely receive all the funds we have raised so far, but we still have about $2400 left to go!! We go into tech this weekend, so we'll be building some curtains for our set, and we'll...

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Please...Don't Let Us Dance in the Dark!

by Christopher K. Morgan

Thank you so much to all of our donors! We're so grateful for your support of Limited Visibility. Thanks to you, we have reached our minimum goal, and are now guaranteed to receive all donated funds. We have until Saturday at midnight to reach our stretch goal of $10,000. Now is the time to make...

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by StreetSigns

And the countdown continues! Your Day Three reason to support Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green by Howard L. Craft in our Ten Days | Ten Reasons Final Countdown: Because it's cool to be a hero and today's your chance! Somebody is going to get us to our target today and leave room for...

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Michael Cramer

It has begun! We had our table read tonight!

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Michael Cramer

Thanks Annie R. Such, Fred Hanna, and Donald Hanna of Cary Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery!

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May. 28th, 2015

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Meeting MacGuffin

by Catya Plate

Dear Art Lovers, Friends and Colleagues, This has been another exciting week! I started filming the first scene of "Meeting MacGuffin" and it is going well. Also, I was on the judging team for the Brooklyn Film Festival (Experimental and Animated films). And to top it all off, I just received...

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May. 27th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by StreetSigns

And the countdown continues! Your Day Four reason to support Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green by Howard L. Craft in our crowd-funding campaign Ten Days | Ten Reasons Final Countdown: Because Abel Green knows the other side of the American Dream. We're down to the Final Four!...

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May. 27th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Devil's Hollow

by Chris Easterly

Hey Everybody, Things are clipping along here in L.A. Waiting to hear back from some actors who are reading the script. I can't say any names, but I can say this: SONS OF ANARCHY, THE WALKING DEAD, BOARDWALK EMPIRE... We have 30 days left to reach our fundraising goal. Thank you so much...

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May. 26th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

TRIGGER - A Short Film by Christopher Folkens

by Christopher Folkens

Thank you again to all of you for your support! We are very close to locking our picture edit on the short and I am very excited to push forward into the finishing process (color correction, sound design and mixing, etc etc). There is still a lot of work yet to be done and if anyone would like...

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May. 26th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Financial Slavery

by Jennifer Little

Tickets going on sale! $10 in advance; $20 at the door. For those of you who requested tickets as perks, watch your emails from us requesting which date you would like:

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

HOLDEN

by Anisa George

David Korba & Roy Taylor you've won the raffle for 2 free tickets to see HOLDEN in the city of your choice (Philadelphia or NYC). Congrats and thanks for donating to the HOLDEN campaign!! Oh... and to add to the happy news. Our photo was published in TimeOut NYC this week...

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm. A book and exhibition.

by Ken Abbott

The book is on the press at Conti Tipocolor, in Calenzano just outside Florence, Italy. The first side on four sheets are done and look fantastic! Another will be done in about thirty minutes and Marta expects the printing will be finished tomorrow morning or by mid-day. We have caught and fixed...

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

It's a Long Trip You Will Have to Be Patient

by Sarah Valeri

"Taking off" video by Stefanie Schairer/ drawing by Sarah Valeri "When I saw the little movie of the absence of the plane, I thought of the people falling down. Perhaps because the man wanted them to come back, even if it meant pulling them. But for whatever reason it seems an awful...

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Nelson Mandela International Quilt

by William Rhodes

Hello Friends, Here is the short documentary of The Nelson Mandela International Quilt Project. Please click on the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m4m8hZANU8 Thank You, William

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

First Two-Person Show at En Em Art Space

by Kayla Cloonan

A huge thanks to my most recent supporter, fellow SCAD Painting Alumni, Daniela Izaguirre!!

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

The White Wall Project

by Jun Jamosmos

Your generous support to this project will definitely make a BIG difference and will help make the journey a reality! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

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May. 25th, 2015

Project Update

Media

E.S.P. TV: Coast to Coast

by E.S.P. TV

Thank you everyone for your support! The tour was a great success. With over 13 stops across the U.S. via the E.S.P. TV newsvan, we are now back in NYC compiling the episodes! Stay tuned for the first, E.S.P. TV #76, Live from Chicago, airing Tuesday night at 10pm in Manhattan on Ch. 67 and...

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May. 24th, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

First Two-Person Show at En Em Art Space

by Kayla Cloonan

EXCITING UPDATE: Just had a great studio visit with Joyce Nojima, the artist I'll be showing with in my 'First Two-Person Show at En Em Art Space'! Plans for the show are brewing: DONATE NOW to make this show the best it can be!

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

Things are going really well on the project! I'm more than halfway done with the illustrations and I'm really enjoying the process. At the fundraiser on Thursday night at Ciel Gallery in Charlotte, I read the poem aloud. It was a really powerful moment - something I'm not sure I'll ever...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

The World Was Me

by Ladianne Henderson

This week's drawing winner was Erika Bowen! She will be receiving original Alice in Wonderland artwork I did! Thank you to Erika and all of the other donors! Next Saturday will be a drawing for this oil on canvas sheet painting of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong! Donate before next Saturday's...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Dance

Christine Elmo goes to Wyoming.

by Christine Elmo

Dear All, Happy Saturday afternoon! I hope everyone is enjoying these moments of late spring! There has been much success over these past few days, including: 1. Hatchfund featured me as their Staff Pick for their May 21st newsletter, which is an honor because there is only one Staff...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Music, Theater Arts

The Architecture of Family & the Art of Self-Discovery

by Stephen Marshall-Ward

We have actually raised nearly $13,000!!! Several large donations (some checks and stocks) have been sent but have not yet posted. We are only a couple thousand dollars away from our minimum goal! We're grateful to all our generous donors. At this point every single donation counts: $5, $10,...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by StreetSigns

And the countdown continues! Your Day Eight reason to support Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green by Howard L. Craft in our crowd-funding campaign Ten Days | Ten Reasons Final Countdown: Because we are so close to our goal that your contribution this Memorial Day Weekend could be the...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

One Choice Vending Machine

by Andrew Wagner

Thank you, thank you, thank you for your early support of the One Choice Vending Machine. I thought I'd share the latest from the survey. One Choice Survey results to date: 33% selected the least expensive option - $0.85 (and comments pretty consistently say because it’s the cheapest),...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

VIA The Robert Giard Foundation At our 5/19 fundraiser we honored Alison Bechdel and announced this year's Giard award winner Juan Carlos Zaldivar for work on his short film "Alterations." Photo L-R: Alison Bechdel, Joan Carlos Zaldivar, Ka-Man Tse (2014 award winner), and Giard Board...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

GOOD NEWS! Announcing 2015-2016 Fellowship Winner Juan Carlos Zaldivar May 22, 2015 ROBERT GIARD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2015–2016 FELLOWSHIP WINNER Juan Carlos Zaldivar For his short film ALTERATIONS New York, NY (May 20, 2015) – At its annual benefit on May 19, 2015 with special...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

Dear ALTERATIONS team, We are 91% funded at closing time! Congratulations to all of us. We are hard at work finishing the film and I am putting together all the perks for you! Because these digital footprints are online for a loooong time, Hatchfund has kindly left active our DONATE button...

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May. 23rd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Fifty Shades of Shrew

by BroadsWord Theatre

As of today, the cast can no longer call for line during rehearsals. Wish us luck! :)

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Michael Cramer

We've had several more supporters donate! Thanks Michael Broggy, John Estep, Robert Koepke, Randy and Susan Mandel, Brian Mayo, Sara Collins, Susan Fox, Kim Tomlinson, Michael McGraw, John Dowling and Lauren Boyle. We have some donations coming by mail, which will raise our total to around...

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

I will be heading out into the field from June 2-7 to do some more fieldwork on the book. To provide more coverage of the Recreation & Tourism aspect of the Bristol Bay story, I will be traveling to the Katmai Wilderness Lodge with contributing writer Nick Jans. This is a major bear viewing...

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

New Murals by Alex Cook

by Alex Cook

Hello folks! A huge thank you to all of you who have given to this project! I'm delighted to say that after one week we are over 25% of the way to the goal. YES! I have to tell you, every donation that comes in fills me with a feeling amazement and connection. It is really so powerful to have...

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by StreetSigns

And the countdown continues! Together we have raised $9,800 and we're up to 39% of our stretch goal! Your Day Nine reason to support Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green by Howard L. Craft in our Ten Days | Ten Reasons Final Countdown: Because without the arts, why? #getonboard #FREIGHT

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

Come see the cast of The Curse of the Tempest Jewel live onstage TOMORROW! Friday May 22nd 7pm Ruth Page Center for the Arts - 1016 N. Dearborn tickets $15 general admission by phone: 872.222.9555 online:...

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May. 22nd, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Devil's Hollow

by Chris Easterly

We’ve locked in our official composer for the movie! George Sarah has scored original music for numerous films and TV shows, including CSI, CSI: NEW YORK, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS, EVERWOOD, THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, as well as HBO, PBS, The Discovery Channel, and the...

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design

En Pointe: An Installation at the SCI-Arc Gallery

by Heather Roberge

I'm excited to announce that I just received some great news! I was just informed that I've received research grant funding in the amount of $11,000 to support the production of En Pointe. I was able to lower the amount of my fundraising goal as a result. This is exciting news and goes a long...

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design

En Pointe: An Installation at the SCI-Arc Gallery

by Heather Roberge

Here are the flattened patterns for the column shells. Annotations and blue linework are instructions for press braking the patterns into 3D panel shapes.

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design

En Pointe: An Installation at the SCI-Arc Gallery

by Heather Roberge

Here are the flattened patterns for the column shells. Annotations and blue linework are instructions for press braking the patterns into 3D panel shapes.

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by StreetSigns

As we enter the final stretch, we have a lot to be grateful for. We have so far raised $9,675. A thousand thanks to all of you who have gotten us this far! So, here we are, down to the wire. We are entering the ten-day final countdown of our crowd funding campaign for FREIGHT! For the next ten...

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

First Two-Person Show at En Em Art Space

by Kayla Cloonan

A shout-out and enormous thanks to Mark Cardinal, my second supporter for the project! <3

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May. 21st, 2015

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Arctic Circle Residency Summer 2015

by Megan Berner

Thank you all again for your support of my Arctic Circle Residency. I leave the US on June 7th for Oslo, Norway and I'm gathering all of my gear and supplies. I'm looking forward to sending everyone postcards from the North and sharing my experience when I get back! The Reno News and Review...

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

Unknown Play Project - Documentary Film

by Alexis Clements

Hello Funders! It’s spring here in Brooklyn, and a long-awaited one at that, so it is being much enjoyed by many, myself included. I hope there is something to sniff or lie on outdoors where you are. I wanted to send a quick update to let you know how things are going with the...

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

Cuba to Arkansas Connection

by Jeannie Stone

This is the eve of my Cuba departure. Thanks to the recent donations by Cid Hill of LR and Cheryl Goetz of Subiaco, our project stands at 45%. The deadline for our fundraising is the 31st, and I get back on the 28th, so help me spread the word. Our team is growing, not only of supporters but of...

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Devil's Hollow

by Chris Easterly

Met with a casting director last week. Script is going out to some serious talent. Meeting actors this week. Also chatting with a composer about ideas for the score. Things are moving forward. Stay tuned!

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Michael Cramer

Thank you Shirley Nagel, Rowena Boyle, Adam Edwards, and Jennifer Tifft for your donations.,

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Theater Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace

by Michael Cramer

Thank you Virginia Previte for your donation.

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Dance, Literature

Page to Stage Dance Series

by Starrene Foster

We toured St. Andrews today for the filming of Starlet Knights story "Snow Angel" Check out the beautiful photos here of this historic landmark: https://starrfosterdance.wordpress.com/2015/05/19/tour-of-st-andrews/

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May. 20th, 2015

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

Echo House

by Eric Thomas

I'd like to thank Sarah for our most recent donation. Thank you so much. You never know what can happen in 12 days.

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May. 20th, 2015