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Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

A big thank you to our first donors. We are off to a great start. As a way of saying thank you to those who are helping us jumpstart this campaign, we will be raffling off two free tickets to the show. Donate any amount by midnight on Sunday December 11th for a chance to win.

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Dec. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Spy Who Knew Me

by Lawrence Kern

It's #SaturdaySpyTime again! As our editing team continue cutting footage together, we'll share stills from the movie so you can get a hint of what the finished film will look like. This week....OMG! Check out Rachel, Andrew, and Alena from the big finale scene at Firehouse Chicago. We don't...

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Dec. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

Did a lot of drawings this week. I'm still promoting the project so as to reach my stretch goal.

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Dec. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Seven / Quarter Expansion

by Seven / Quarter

A note to all of our amazing supporters, Our campaign has come to a close and I just wanted to send you, on behalf of all of us at Seven/Quarter, a sincere and heartfelt THANK YOU. Seriously. Thank you. Asking for money happens to rank really low on all of our lists of favorite things...

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Dec. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Media

STUCK

by Jenni Tooley

Phase 1 a Success! We shot everything we set out to shoot-- and the footage looks great! Our actors were on point the entire time and gave great consistent performances. Our crew was a well oiled machine by the end of day one- which was a doozy! Most of the time you schedule an easy first...

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Dec. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hey all - Things have slowed down, but I am back at it to try and get this project finished up. If you have been thinking about donating again, please do so as soon as you can! We have added another perk: The next THREE people to donate $100 or more to our campaign will get a huge gift...

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Dec. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

The recording process for "Hang Time" starts Friday with 12-string guitar tracks. What's with the title? I was talking with a patient in the oncology waiting room where I play. He was talking about all the waiting involved with dealing with a life-threatening illness. He said: "You're...

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Dec. 6th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

We are 10% funded and I've been delighted to start getting questions about our "perks." One perk that has sparked interest is the home concert. Here's how it works. 1. You can invite all your friends over to your living room and I will put a "concert" just like I was playing at Carnegie...

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Dec. 5th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

We got to the 10% funded stage today with more deadlines ahead. Remember -- you can get get an in-house concert or authentic Tibetan bowls and Native American flutes with your donations.

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Dec. 5th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

FELT DeCoded - Funding for Exhibition-Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco

by Janice Arnold

Thanks you for your generosity and contributions! You have helped me reach beyond the halfway point to my first goal. Here on the studio front, my 18 hour days are a small price to pay for the opportunity to create this exhibition. And it wouldn’t be happening without the support of some...

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Dec. 2nd, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hey all - You all are amazing. With less than 5 hours to go, we are just $2,357 dollars from the final goal of $10,000. In these last few hours, please consider a second donation (want a book for a friend? want to get the next level perk?). With an additional contribution of $25 or more, you...

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Dec. 1st, 2016

Project Update

Theater Arts

My Grandfather's Prayers

by Lisa Sturz

This is one final update before the site goes offline. I am currently working on the part of the story which takes place in Boston. I've been researching the influence of Izso and others at Mishkin Tefilah on the young Leonard Bernstein. This is where Bernstein was first exposed to Jewish...

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Dec. 1st, 2016

Project Update

Music

The Christmas Rose: A Candlelight Concert - Recording

Wow! What a year! We really had no idea what to expect as we put together our very first CD collection, and ran into a number of lengthy delays! But, just in time for Christmas, we suddenly found ourselves "catapulted" back in the thick of this project when our 10 beautifully mastered tracks...

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Nov. 30th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Literature

thINKingDANCE Turns 5!

by thINKingDANCE

Dear wonderful, generous team of thINKingDANCE supporters: Huge thanks to each and every one of you who have supported our annual campaign on Hatchfund! We are getting closer to our goal because of your contributions. We are also getting closer to our deadline! We are striving to raise...

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Nov. 30th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hello everyone - I am excited to announce that All I Want To Do Is Live is now considered "funded", which means we will receive the $7,200 we have now as well as every contribution that comes in until the end of the campaign. This project has more supporters than I could have ever imagined,...

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Nov. 29th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

Tomorrow is the National Day of Giving and we are starting to get great donations. That line is slowly crawling toward the "funding goal."

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Nov. 28th, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Spy Who Knew Me

by Lawrence Kern

It's #SaturdaySpyTime! Every week, as our editing team continue cutting footage together, we'll share stills from the movie so you can see what it will look like. Check out these stills of super-spies The Rude Mechanicals played by Colleen, Emily, and Hannah! One of the things we're thankful...

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Nov. 26th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

Happy Thanksgiving from Poor Clare! We are so thankful to our supporters for believing in this project and getting us to our goal. We can't wait to share the music with you on Jan 6th. A HUGE thank you to all our new supporters Matt Gebhart, Rob Foley, Shirley Mouer, Chelsea Greenwood, Randy...

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Nov. 24th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hey everyone - This afternoon we made it to our initial target goal of $6,000! That makes it possible to do the initial print run of beautiful soft covers as well as the limited edition custom hardcovers. Now we have 6 days to make it all the way to our full goal of $10,000 and beyond....

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Nov. 24th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Trios by Fauré, Zemlinsky, and Buide

by Trio Séléné

Dear friends, We hope this email finds you well. It's hard to believe that another holiday season is upon us! Please forgive us for the long silence, we have not forgotten about you! This Autumn marks some major career transitions for two of the trio members. Ming and Eli have both started...

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Nov. 23rd, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

Bodies of water

by Alice Gosti

Thank you for all your support in the creation of Bodies of water. Here is a little promo video that the amazing Joseph Lambert of Jazzy Photo put together for us. Please remember to pick up your buttons by December 21st at Velocity Dance Center in Seattle. Thank you again for making dreams come...

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Nov. 23rd, 2016

Project Update

Theater Arts

My Grandfather's Prayers

by Lisa Sturz

On the occasion of Thanksgiving, I want to once again THANK all of you who have contributed to this campaign. The site will remain "live" for one more week in case anyone wants to contribute, but I have already received the initial funds. Here is what I have accomplished with these funds...

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Nov. 23rd, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Giaour

by Rika Ohara

Dear Supporters of The Giaour, The rewriting process has been completed, and we are entering the casting phase. Expect posts of exciting screen tests and more at the Supporters-only Secret Blog. THE THRILL CONTINUES . . . Rika Ohara Writer/Director, The Giaour

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Nov. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Giaour

by Rika Ohara

Dear Supporters of The Giaour, I built the wall! – The Wall of Fame, that is. http://www.bluefat.com/Carmilla/Supporters.html Thank you again for giving to The Giaour in its Hatchfund campaign. Please let me know if you would like me to link your blog or business site to your name: A...

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Nov. 22nd, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Spy Who Knew Me

by Lawrence Kern

Calling all operatives! We've gone dark for a little bit, but we haven't disappeared! Brock and Andrew have been busy in the editing room getting a rough cut of the film together. We should have picture lock by the end of January, and then will start adding special effects, music, graphics,...

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Nov. 21st, 2016

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

Break out the champagne, we hit our goal of $10,000!!! I have been struggling all morning to find words to express my deep gratitude but my words are totally failing me. But I'll try... To all of you who donated your hard earned money to help us reach $10,000, thank you. Because of your...

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Nov. 21st, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hello everyone - As of this evening, we have reached 50% funding and 150 supporters! There are still 13 days left in the campaign, 10 spots left in the current raffle, and a whole lot left to raise. We really need your help on that last part. If you are able, please consider upgrading...

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Nov. 18th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

I am ALMOST HALFWAY THERE!!! I think I can do this...have not run out of ideas of how to promote my project. It is special to me and once its done it will become special to a lot of people. Enjoy another little video I made last night of how I plan to make the trusses for the station...

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Nov. 17th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Music

Surreptitious Preparations for an Impossible Total Act

by Stephanie Skura

Hello dear friends, Though we're all shaken up about the election results, we're grateful to have dedicated our lives to the values that are now threatened. We WILL continue to celebrate diversity, collaboration, vulnerability, mutual respect, & deep connection without imitation. With...

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Nov. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

Luz

by Mele Martinez

It is our great honor to announce the Arizona premier of Luz at LLUVIA FLAMENCA!!! This flamenco project, now more than a year in making, honors mothers in the arts. And it is all happening thanks to your generous support! THANK YOU! Join us in Phoenix on Friday, December 2nd At Crescent...

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Nov. 16th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

Hi Everyone. Last night I was ready to go to bed when I did a last minute check on my emails and was ELATED to see such a generous contribution towards this campaign! Because I was no longer in the mood to sleep, I shot this little video previewing the quality of work I want to accomplish....

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Nov. 15th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Alaska's Bristol Bay

by Carl Johnson

I recently received a wonderful testimony from internationally-acclaimed, former National Geographic photographer Jim Brandenburg: "Where Water is Gold is a masterpiece and a visual delight, but Carl's caring commitment is what takes it to a higher level." Amy Gulick, the photographer behind...

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Nov. 15th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

Here is a special sneak peak of the album: https://vimeo.com/191512584 Just 6 days left to go! We at 60% of our goal. Deadline is this Sunday, Nov 20th. We can do this but we need your help. Here's how you can help: 1. Personally reach out to friends and family who would be interested in...

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Nov. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

A huge thanks to friend and fellow writer Paul Finkel for his generous personal support as well as the $100 matching donation through Queenfin.com (http://www.queenfin.com). At Queenfin LLC their mission is to help clients find solutions to their financial problems. Given space and time to...

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Nov. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Starting today, we have a new raffle! Three prizes available, one entry with each $25 donation (no limit). Two winners will receive everything at the $100 level plus a copy of the anthology Selected Memories: Five Years of Hippocampus Magazine. My essay "Briggs Avenue" is included in this...

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Nov. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Check this out and spread the word! Thanks to the generosity of Adam Gnade, we have a brand new, one of a kind perk: an incredibly rare copy of Adam's (www.adamgnade.com) debut novel, Hymn California (www.goodreads.com/book/show/3526428-hymn-california). Sold out since 2013, this 180-page book...

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Nov. 14th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues - Is it Blues or is it Classical? Yes!

by Corky Siegel

Hello Dear Promotion Team; First, I'd like you to have this download I will explain below: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/kuqv3d7re5ovlco/AABai7eoS4_E4EMQy9oAebwea?dl=1 Thank you again for joining me on this adventure. I want to give you an update on the project. The official national...

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Nov. 11th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

OMG OMG OMG I have only SIX days before my campaign is supposed to reach its goal of $3500. I'm nearly a quarter of the way there!! I was able to save enough on my own to go buy some supplies last weekend so I can continue to show how much I want to do this project. It's the carrot I dangle...

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Nov. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

We are so incredibly grateful for the gift of music, and especially to each and every one of our donors who is making it possible for us to release our recent project, "Like the Tide" - an album of songs written and recorded to walk alongside you in your spiritual journey, inspiring you to hope...

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Nov. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

Bagmati River Arts Project, Kathmandu, Nepal

by Alberto Rey

It's happening.. the book is being released, documentary is being premiered and exhibition is being presented on November 20th in Kathmandu...see attached PDf exhibition card. Everything is on www.bagmatiriverartproject.com . Thank you all for your support!

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Nov. 10th, 2016

Project Update

Visual Arts

This Land is My Land

by Sue McNally

Hello! Two more paintings: Louisiana Swamp, LA / 2016, Oil on canvas, 90 inches high by 114 inches wide. The Great Smokey Mountains, TN / 2016, Oil on canvas, 114 inches high by 90 inches wide. Also: Medicine Grizzly Lake, MT 2016, 3 canvas's each 68 inches high, with a total length of...

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Nov. 8th, 2016

Project Update

Media

Hooked

by max emerson

Hey guys! Thank you SO MUCH for helping get HOOKED funded! The funds should be dispersed within the month, but I've already given my editor the go-ahead to get to work. I'll be shipping hoodies and books out by the end of the month and will be in touch about the donor dinners that haven't...

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Nov. 8th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

I think it was right after my Mom died in 2010 that I found myself accelerate in wanting to express my creativity. I also used to write poems, songs, I redecorated my apartment. AND I invented a comic strip called Skin and Bones (by Tim Cole) that I used to publish here on Facebook - one strip a...

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Nov. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Media

The Giaour

by Rika Ohara

Dear Supporters of THE GIAOUR, I just want to thank you all for the successful conclusion of this leg of fundraising – as this is an ongoing challenge, the first step to reaching something bigger and higher, MUCH higher. I'm just so happy that you took that first step with me. I hope...

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Nov. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

With just over 23 days to go, we are 30% funded, we have 91 supporters, and we are currently the most popular project on Hatchfund! As I write this, there is just one spot left in the current raffle. We will announce a $100 for $100 match early this week and put together the next raffle....

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Nov. 7th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

FELT DeCoded - Funding for Exhibition-Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco

by Janice Arnold

A very successful Cave of Memories test hang last weekend at Mighty Tieton! Thank you all for your support of Felt DeCoded.

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Nov. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

43% funded! We've got just 16 more days left so please share this link with anyone you think might be interested in donating to make our album happen: http://www.hatchfund.org/project/poor_clare_debut_lp A HUGE thank you to all our new supporters! Jesse & Jen Meredith, Cal-leb Wil-liams, Pete...

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Nov. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

The Cyclone Racer: A Long Lost Long Beach Icon

by Timothy Cole

Eleven Days to go! I’m happy my donations have increased in frequency! Call to action! I’ve raised 20% of my requested funds needed to get a blast off start to my Art of the Cyclone Racer project! Please make a tax deductible donation of 10, 20, or $50 towards my campaign right here ...

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Nov. 4th, 2016

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

SHIFTER

by Fawn Bowen

We have made it to the 3% mark!! Check out this clip from a previous project that Direct Z and Fawn Bowen worked on together! We make epic films!!

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Nov. 3rd, 2016

Project Update

Literature

All I Want To Do Is Live: A Collection of Creative Nonfiction

by Trace Ramsey

Hey everyone - Starting today (November 1st), we are running a raffle for several higher level perks. Any donation of $25 will be entered into the raffle. Multiples of $25 up to $100 will receive additional entries ($100 = 4 entries). The raffle will end when there are 30 people entered or by...

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Nov. 2nd, 2016