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Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Dance, Visual Arts

Sculpting Ida and the Dead Lizard Woman

by Erin Drummond

Hello Beautiful People! I am thrilled to announce that Ida and the Dead Lizard Woman has been fully funded! I am blown away by the tremendous support and so excited to dive in full-force. Thank you so much for generously supporting this project. I am honored and beyond grateful to be able...

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Feb. 6th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Modern Fly

by Jerry Tanner

Thanks to my good friend for his contribution to my project! The Modern Fly is ready to fly.

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Feb. 5th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Last Signal

by Kyle Olson

Hello Everyone! I wanted to take a few moments to provide some new, exciting updates! First, I want to thank everyone who has been giving to our project and spreading the word about this amazing story. It's because of people like YOU that we are on a slow and steady climb to reaching our...

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Feb. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Heartbeat

by Monica Linville

Well, I finally have another image to show my supporters. It was a long time coming I know but I think it was worth it. I call the painting Ïnner Turmoil"because of the state of mind I was in during the process. I started it before I got sick with the peritonitis and then got hung up on what to...

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Feb. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to fellow filmmaker BOB HESKE!

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Feb. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Dance

Project Connect

by Erin Manske

Photos and Videos from Connection and the beginning of Competition!

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Feb. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Music

House Cat

by Jean Louis Droulers

We shoot in a week! Getting everything together for the shoot. Serious business.

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Feb. 3rd, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Modern Fly

by Jerry Tanner

Just launched my project, The Modern Fly yesterday. It's a soft launch and I'll be curious to see the results. It's been a great opportunity to hone my message as I step into the role of promoter.

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Feb. 3rd, 2016

Project Update

Music

For Malala- A Jazz Concerto For Piano Trio and Symphony Orchestra

by Sumi Tonooka

Dear friends and supporters, Tomorrow is the first full rehearsal of For Malala and I am very excited to hear the piece come together with everyone on board. Sectionals have been taking place, including a first rehearsal with my trio, featuring Michael Glynn on bass and Max Wood on drums and...

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Feb. 3rd, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Atelier Fourwinds Artists Residency, 2016

by Ed Nadeau

Hello everyone, I wanted to thank everyone who has supported my project. I will begin sending out perk awards soon and as they become completed. Your generous support has been instrumental to making my trip to France a reality. I am really looking forward to June! I'll keep you all updated...

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Feb. 2nd, 2016

Project Update

Theater Arts

The LEARS Festival Showcase Summer 2015

by Patrick McCarthy

Here it is already February 1, 2016 with the successful HATCHFUND campaign for The LEARS six months behind us. I wanted to make sure you've received proper documentation for your donations to HATCHFUND to use for tax purposes. If you haven't received the documentation for the donations you...

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Feb. 1st, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Modern Fly

by Jerry Tanner

Getting pretty excited as I prepare and organize to build my show booth for the Saratoga Rotary Art Show.

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Feb. 1st, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Arctic Circle Residency Summer 2015

by Megan Berner

Thanks to everyone who was able to make it to the Nevada Museum of Art for my talk last Friday! It was great to share my residency (and photographs) with everyone. I'm working on putting together a series of photographs from the Polaroids I took while in the Arctic and will post some images on...

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Jan. 30th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arctic Circle Residency 2015

by Katherine Akey

I had the pleasure of being interviewed recently by Whattaroll magazine about my time in Svalbard! Read about it here: http://whattarollmag.com/kathy-akey/ Perks are coming people! I'll be printing out photographs for you all who earned a 5x7 soon.

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Jan. 29th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Circle, Michigan - One Hour TV Pilot

by Matt Croyle

Hello, everyone! Just an update here, as January becomes February. We're about a quarter of the way through principal photography on Circle, Michigan, which make us very excited. We've been posting updates over at http://www.facebook.com/circlemichiganseries -- swing by there to check them out....

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Jan. 29th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

One Choice Vending Machine

by Andrew Wagner

Beta test is in progress... week 1 data Beta Test week 1 data 65.5% $0.85 3.5% $0.90 24.1% $1.00 6.9% $1.50 Not quite 100% due to rounding

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Jan. 28th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

Wonders in the Deep: Residency at La Porte Peinte in Noyers-sur-Serein, France

by Kelsey Donk

I'm working on preparations for my research in France! Doing my best for now to maximize each moment spent in Saint-Malo for research. It's a lot of planning, but so fun! I'm so excited to see how this project evolves, how it changes. My first week in Saint Malo will sort of determine what...

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Jan. 27th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to ALEX POPP for his contribution!

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Jan. 27th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks a bunch to JASON RONAN for his support of this project!

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Jan. 27th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thank you CAMILLE MACOMBER for your great support!

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thank you so much to STEVE LENTINE for his very generous donation!

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks so much to MIKE LAPIERRE for his very generous donation!

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to RICH COLOZZI for his support!

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Music

House Cat

by Jean Louis Droulers

Over 2K in a week. We are so grateful for all our incredible supporters. Working on the early steps of puppet production! Woo! Take a look at some concept sketches.

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

The layout and editing of the book appears to be complete, at least that's the word from my primary contact with the design department over at Braided River. I am not sure when the book will be sent off to the printer, but I suspect it will be soon. Latest estimates are that I will see the...

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Theater Arts

Whatchamacallit: A Play About Jesus

by Emily Schmitt

Did we just reach 50% of our goal in 3 days!? Hallelujah! Stay tuned for more little miracles.

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Jan. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Dance

Edge Effects

by Tere Mathern

We are about 50% funded toward our goal of $2500 and growing! Thanks so much for your support. I just learned that this campaign is eligible for match funds. The best time to receive a match from Hatchfund will be at 9 am (PST) on Monday, January 25. If you feel inclined, please spread the...

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Jan. 24th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Last Signal

by Kyle Olson

Hello, everyone! This is the first of what will be many updates to keep you all informed about the exciting progress of our documentary. First -- To those of you who have donated to our project already: Thank You. We are going to need ALL the help we can get in order to reach our...

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Jan. 24th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Music

House Cat

by Jean Louis Droulers

Wow! We want to thank all of our supporters for a fantastic launch. Thanks to you, we've raised 895$ in just three days! Here's a piece of concept art to show you a bit of what's to come, and the world that we're building.

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Jan. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thank you CHARLES BENT for your generous donation!

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Jan. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thank you to BARBARA WHITE for her support!

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Jan. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Literature, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

The Unfortunates Graphic Novel

by Daniel Duford

The book is drawn people!! Thank you so much. We are hard at work getting it ready for the printer. It will be ready just in time for the opening of The Unfortunates at American Conservatory Theater in February!!!

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Jan. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Music

Chiara Quartet Records Bartók's Six String Quartets By Heart

by Chiara String Quartet

Dear friends, We are so excited to share with you that our Bartok recording sessions are now complete!!! Through snow, rebooked flights, and driving well into the night, we all eventually got to the Troy Savings Bank Hall to start recording the sixth quartet last Saturday. We saved the fourth...

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Jan. 21st, 2016

Project Update

Music

For Malala- A Jazz Concerto For Piano Trio and Symphony Orchestra

by Sumi Tonooka

January 19, 2016 Dear friends and supporters, (special audio gift in this email) Happy New Year! It has been two years since my last update and For Malala is finally composed! Rehearsals are now taking place and I will be performing the premier featuring my trio with the NorthWest...

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Jan. 20th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to GRACE PETERS for her donation!

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Jan. 19th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to RON JACKSON for his contribution!

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Jan. 19th, 2016

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

Album graphics and notes by Javier Arjona. Art used created by maestro Rolando Arjona Amábilis

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Jan. 18th, 2016

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

My dear supporters, I am uploading an electronic copy of our album that ended up been called "Jobim and Vinicius Across Languages," for all of you. Please, feel free to download to any of your devices or burn it into a CD. It's all yours! I also uploaded an small video sample of it, and...

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Jan. 18th, 2016

Project Update

Theater Arts

Tower Stories: an Oral History of 9/11 - adapting the book for the stage

by Damon DiMarco

NEXT DRAFT FINISHED! Dear Friends, I'm sorry it's been so long since my last message. I needed to put the Tower Stories script down for a while to get some perspective on it. Who knew? Eugene Ionesco once said that, for a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about...

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Jan. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to GERRY SHEA for her great contribution!

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Jan. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to KEVIN COLOZZI for his contribution!

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Jan. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Music

The Gratitude Project

by Ilene Angel

Project Update – meet the other kind of players First things first, the record is being mastered and the artwork completed as I type this! So we are on the home stretch of this project…which you have so patiently waited for. This brings me to the rest of the team involved… You can...

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Jan. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

The History of Black Dance in America 2016

by Ron Parker

We have added an additional Perk: A donation of $1,000 earns "Associate Producer" title on program, in addition to all perks earned at $500 level.

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Jan. 15th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks so much to VIRGINIA DODGE for her support!

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Jan. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thank you so much to the BURKES, Kim and Chuck, for their generous contribution!

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Jan. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to the VAN BEEVERS for their generous donation!

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Jan. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

Ruthless Reciprocity: Transforming the Performing Arts Community

by The Seth Lepore Project

Hi everyone, A quick update from the Ruthless Reciprocity desk. I've put myself on a firm schedule of writing each weekday and it's both amazing and hard. Right now I'm working through Section 1, which goes over all the nuts and bolts: marketing, fundraising, the grant system, identity...

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Jan. 13th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Disposable Feature Film

by Daniel Cayarga

Thanks to JOHN CORCORAN for his generous donation!

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Jan. 12th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

Luz

by Mele Martinez

Thanks to all of our contributors, Luz has exceeded its minimum goal and has raised over $4000! This is amazing! I know that it takes time, effort, and generosity to make a contribution, and yours is so very appreciated. In just a few weeks, Luz will have its premiere performances in California...

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Jan. 12th, 2016

Project Update

Dance

Mosaic Dance Project

by Amanda Alvarez

In only one week we've raised $675! Now we have 10 weeks left to grow that into $25,100! From bracelets, dance video thank you's, free tickets to our shows, and event coordination with Tae Talent Agency, we're ready to give back to our donors. Lets work together to make Miami's dance community...

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Jan. 11th, 2016