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Project Update

Music

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

OK we are getting there & we are getting closer to reaching that very important 25% on August 25th. All we need is another $156 by Monday the 25th to get matching funds. I know we can do this. I know because I am a flaming optimist and that this is perfectly do-able. Thank you, Thank you, Thank...

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Aug. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by Damon DiMarco

OUR FIRST WEEK OF FUNDRAISING CLOSED OUT TONIGHT! Because of your generosity, we raised an astonishing 31% of our project's maximum goal! That's already more than 50% of the monies needed to ensure funding! Thank you! Because of your donation, future generations will hear the voices of...

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Aug. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Media, Music

The Alex Mallett Band Eyes Wide Open LP

by Alex Mallett

Sorry for being quiet for a few days. Great news. Thanks to you all we have completed our Hatchfund successfully! This literally could not have been done without your support so I'm extremely grateful to you all. I'm getting started on rewards and finishing this record. I'll be in touch soon...

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Music

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

Oh, and I forgot to mention that everyone who contributes ANY amount will receive a program of the concert which will list every contributor whether you are able to attend the concert or not!!

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Music

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

To all the kind, generous, and wonderful people who have contributed to my project I want to say Thank You for your help. Yet I would like to mention one more time that we need to get to $750.00 by the 25th of August in order to get matching funds from Hatchfund. Please tell your friends,...

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Professional Opera Showcase - "The Pearl" by David Avshalomov

by David Avshalomov

WOW. We had quite a success on Sunday. I think it was a little smash hit and most attending said (afterward) that it is a Major Smash Hit In The Making. Even the singers, who all want to be in the full stage show now. We got a partial ovation and one curtain call. I engaged only performers who...

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

plastic turmoil - Plastik Getuemmel

by Joana Fischer

Plastic-turmoil work in progress

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

plastic turmoil - Plastik Getuemmel

by Joana Fischer

Project rendering.

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Aug. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Dance

modus operandi

by Michele Miller & Alana O Rogers

A short message to our donors: Thank you so much for your amazing support this first week of the campaign. Thanks to you, we are almost at the 25% mark - and nearly perfectly on track to reach our goal. Your generosity has given us the forward momentum to fulfill our dreams. modus operandi...

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Aug. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

modus operandi

by Michele Miller & Alana O Rogers

modus operandi rehearsals are in full swing: the dancers are honing their amazingness, the choreographers are crafting magic, the producers are crossing their t's and dotting their i's. With the show only 7 weeks away - there is a lot of work to get done but we are happily on track and trucking...

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Aug. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

Today, my play was chosen by Emerging Artists Theatre, NYC, and will be presented in October, 2014, (exact date may be Oct. 19th. TBA) (see below) "EMERGING ARTISTS THEATRE provides a dynamic home for playwrights and artists to develop their work from an idea to a fully realized production....

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Aug. 20th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Looking at A Broad

by Rebecca Mwase

Hey friends and supporters, I'm a little over six weeks away from the premiere of Looking at A Broad. The show opens October 3rd at the Shadowbox Theater in New Orleans, LA. For those of you who are following the work, I'm currently doing a development intensive in NYC before the final...

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Aug. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

The window for my fundraising effort to hire Alaskan authors to write the essays for my photo book about the Bristol Bay region of Alaska is coming to an end. I greatly appreciate the support that you all have given me in both the fieldwork fundraising and this current fundraising effort. I...

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Aug. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Music

The Tortoise & His Raincoat: Music for a Very Long Walk

by Nat Evans

Hey gang! I write to you from the very edge of Oregon - mile 2107 of the Pacific Crest Trail - tomorrow I'll take the first steps into my home state of Washington! It's hard to believe that after your landslide of generous donations this spring I promptly began walking across the country and...

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Aug. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Visual Arts

TARPOOL PROJECT AT THE LA BREA TARPITS

by Carl Cheng

Dear supporters and followers it has been sometime since I have provided an update for the TARPOOL project. It is going strong and will materialize in an exhibition soon. The technical aspects have been tested with the construction of a working prototype built in my studio. I will be able...

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Aug. 19th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

survival (work) / movement (play)

by Stormy Budwig

Tickets are on sale!! Come Saturday September 6th @ 7:30pm or Sunday September 7th @ 5pm. Or, come to both! http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/800553 With love, Stormy (P.S., Wow: thank you for the recent donations. You are all superstars.)

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Aug. 17th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

survival (work) / movement (play)

by Stormy Budwig

Hello!! We now have a RAFFLE!! For the next people who donate, from now (actually, August 15th) through the 25th (the end of our campaign!) your names will be entered into a raffle to receive one of the wonderful works of art donated by artists Emie Hughes and Ryan Reid. Check out the update...

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Aug. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Music

The Alex Mallett Band Eyes Wide Open LP

by Alex Mallett

Today's the last day! Thank you to everyone who has donated! Please share with your friends today to make our goal! Thank you! Alex

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Aug. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Nelson Mandela International Quilt

by William Rhodes

Art classes in Khaylitsha Township, Cape Town, SA I started my Nelson Mandela International quilt projects with students in Cape Town. A quick 30 minute drive out side of the city of Cape Town is a township called "Khayalitsha". There I worked for several days with students from ages 8 -17....

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Aug. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Nelson Mandela International Quilt

by William Rhodes

My first destination in South Africa was in Cape Town. Cape Town is an amazingly beautiful city. It is on the coast with the ocean on one side and mountains on the other side of the city. It looks a lot like San Francisco, CA. This was a perfect location to start working on the Nelson Mandela...

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Aug. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Celebrate Our Sonoran Desert Wildlife!

by L Wren Walraven

The opening last night was filled with friends old and new, and warm people with nothing but nice things to say. I had a wonderful time and sold a piece as well! It was wonderful!

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Aug. 16th, 2014

Project Update

Music

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

Surprise! If you can help me raise another $206 by August 25th I will get matching funds! Share this with everyone. We can do this! Make it $250 instead of $206, but at least $210!! We can do this, I know you can. Spread the word! And Thank You very much.

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Aug. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

Unknown Play Project - Documentary Film

by Alexis Clements

Hello from the roads of Texas! We’re on the road as I type this, headed out of San Antonio and up to Oklahoma City. We’ve completed three shoots at this point and have three more to go. It’s been a great trip so far. This morning we work up at the Casa de Cunetos, part of the...

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Aug. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Media

Stillpoint - Life Inside a Zen Community

by Penny Peyser

"Vimal" leading qigong at Stillpoint.

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Aug. 15th, 2014

Project Update

Media

BLOOD WOLF

by Diana Cignoni

Thank you for your donations so far! This is our art work for blood (wolf) designed by Max from Ground Hero.

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Aug. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Seep for EXPO CHICAGO 2014

by Erik Peterson

Artnet News shows #Seep! Expo Chicago’s Third Edition Boasts Show Curated by Shaq. http://news.artnet.com/in-brief/expo-chicagos-third-edition-boasts-show-curated-by-shaq-76448

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Aug. 14th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Visual Arts

Northwest Passage: Postcards from the End of America

by Linh Dinh

Postcard from the End of America: Wisconsin http://linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com/2014/08/postcard-from-end-of-america-wisconsin.html Before we start, I must admit that I didn’t set foot in Wisconsin this time, but only saw it from the train as I crossed it going West, then East. (I had...

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Aug. 13th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Music

The Alex Mallett Band Eyes Wide Open LP

by Alex Mallett

The Road Southern blogged about the campaign! Check it out and thank you all again! http://theroadsouthern.com/2014/08/12/the-alex-mallett-band-and-you/ We're getting there!

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Aug. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Professional Opera Showcase - "The Pearl" by David Avshalomov

by David Avshalomov

We are in the last week of rehearsals and everything is going well! Our Kino, up-and-coming LA lyric tenor Robert Norman joined us for our lead-singers sitzprobe yesterday at the venue, and the onstage and vocal chemistry between him and our Juana, Ariadne Grief, is wonderful. The first chorus...

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Aug. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Music, Visual Arts

The Vocal Canvas Movie: Bravo/Trees

by Claudia Hommel

An exciting development for the August 19th VOCAL CANVAS Concert performance and filming! Overseeing the event as Masters of Ceremony will be acclaimed entertainers Johnny Rodgers (from Liza Minelli’s tour Liza at the Palace) and Chicago’s own Bob Moreen (music legend and wit...

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Aug. 12th, 2014

Project Update

Music

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

Well I am an optimist. Always have been and I always will be. All I need is another 20 people to contribute $125.00 each or 30 people to contribute $84 each.......or do the math yourself as to how to come up with $2500 by August 31, to fund "September Skies." Remember this concert will have SIX...

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Aug. 11th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

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

by Sheila L. Kalkbrenner

Planning our first trip to South Bend, IN in the near future. An Arachnoiditis Survivor there would like to have a face to face interview and photo session. Thank you so much for making this trip possible! I will be posting his project in progress at http://artforarachnoiditis.org/ In other...

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Aug. 11th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far! We have just a few hours to go and $4,248 left to raise.. #FingersCrossed - From this point going forward, anyone who donates at the $100 INFATUATION LEVEL or above will get an extra stitched up dollie. Thanks for your support and please continue to...

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Aug. 11th, 2014

Project Update

Media

Haiku

by Terry Hunt

Hello supporters. We are still in fire season with several more fires started here in the Methow Valley. We suspended requests for support for awhile due to the number of homes lost in the Carlton Complex and now the Rising Eagle fires. There is a lot of need for support here for the people who...

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Aug. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Music

The Alex Mallett Band Eyes Wide Open LP

by Alex Mallett

Woohoo! We're over $3,000 thanks to your support. To say thanks, I made a little video song. Please keep sharing the project. Ya'll are an inspiration!

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Aug. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Conflict Resolution through Puppetry

by Elisabeth Gambino

Huzzah! We have met the 25% marker and are eligible to receive matching funds on August 25! I am hoping we get to 50% by then so it's easier to reach the mark by our final deadline of August 30! There will be an art fire sale to help raise funds and BBQ at my place on the 16th, potluck...

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Aug. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Music

"REFLECTIONS" A CD Recording of 7 Orchestral Works

by Michael Udow

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE CD RECORDING PROJECT~!!!!! I am pleased to announce that the final two Raffle sets of WOODSTOCK TIBETAN CHIMES are being sent to: "Drum Roll ~ Please" ~ Pauline Soderholm and Michael Brinegar. Congratulations to both and my deepest thanks to...

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Aug. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

BREAKING! This just in!! “Then comes Marsian De Lellis' Object of Her Affection, a one-person table-puppet show narrated by the performer, about a girl whose deepest affections are for inanimate objects — from her childhood blanket "Blanky" to the Golden Gate Bridge to the apartment...

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Aug. 9th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: JUST FRIENDS – $10 - We offer up our very special tweetment – a social media hand job on Twitter or Facebook. Please include your handle/address to redeem.

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: CRUSH – $25 - Satiate your eyes in the afterglow of pixels with this exclusive video download from the scene ‘Ashes to Ashes, Rust to Rust’ recorded during development process at REDCAT Studio.

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: SECRET ADMIRER – $50 - Take home a gorgeous 7 Lovers Pin Up poster and stare at it for hours. This pretty print features all seven of Andrea’s lovers as envisioned and drawn by the hand of Marsian....

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks STALKER – $50 - Catch a glimpse of a scene in this private reading over video chat or phone by Marsian. Suitable for voyeurs over the age of 18. Introverts and the demure may opt for a 7 Lovers Pin Up.

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks ONE NIGHT STAND – $75 - Reading is sexy. Take home a signed copy of the latest script, light some candles, cuddle, and explore. It’s a quick but exhilarating read. Always use protection. Double your...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: INFATUATION – $100 - We’ll stitch up your own special Ragedy Ann. Dollies are available of course with or without fully customizable genital options.. Please specify if you would like an innie or...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: LOVER – $250 - We will lovingly bring to the relationship a very special stitched-up Ragedy Ann, a copy of the latest script, 7 Lovers Pin Up Poster, an exclusive video download, and of course Special...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: *F*CK BUDDY – $500 - Fierce supporters show off your wild side! This cruelty-free taxidermized Feline Head is the purrfect fetish item for you. Hang over the doorway of the restroom to impress guests,...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: ENGAGED – $750 - Included in the prenup will be a cruelty-free taxidermized Feline Head, a very special stitched-up Ragedy Ann, a copy of the latest script, 7 Lovers Pin Up Poster, an exclusive video...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Marsian DeLellis' Object of Her Affection Workshop

by Marsian De Lellis

5k to raise in the last days of our campaign. Please tell your friends about these perks: TRUE LOVE – $1,000 - Our deepest appreciation & undying passion. Your support is the foundation of this project. We’ll sculpt a papier-mâché Empire State Building – the perfect phallic tchotchke...

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Aug. 8th, 2014

Project Update

Music

"REFLECTIONS" A CD Recording of 7 Orchestral Works

by Michael Udow

Kindly click on the image to expand the size. Thank you ~ Michael

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Aug. 8th, 2014