Recent Updates

Visual Arts
Thanks to all my generous supporters, "These Virgin Lands Bring Up New Heroes" has reached its minimum goal ahead of the deadline! We're at $6,927 and have five more days to reach my total goal of $10,000-- so please do spread the word!
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Aug. 1st, 2014
Theater Arts, Visual Arts
Object of her Affection opened at REDCAT's NOWFest tonight! Thanks for everyone who has been contributing us. We still have a long way to go, so please be sure to tell friends, tweet, post, pin, vine, etc. http://bit.ly/V3n2bg And a Big Thanks to our latest supporters, Basil Twist and Chi-wang...
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Aug. 1st, 2014
Music, Theater Arts
Thanks to Steve Carr for your donation today! (The site did not provide your email or a message link . . . ) D A
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Music
KINDLY CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO INCREASE SIZE ~ thank you ~ Michael
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Music, Theater Arts
This is exciting! We are at 93% with one day to go. Thanks to all of you for your donations; other new folks are still joining in. We are back, fully refreshed from our vigorous week in Yosemite/Tuolumne Meadows high country (the El Portal fire was 50 miles East). The showcase preparations...
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Visual Arts
I am heading down to Ninilchik, Alaska, this evening to set up for this weekend's "Salmonstock," an annual event that combines great music, food and advocacy to protect the Bristol Bay region. If you are in the Southcentral region of Alaska, come on by and visit my booth!
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Media, Theater Arts
This time next week we’ll be on the road and we can’t wait! It’s been a busy few weeks of final planning and preparing, but we’re in the home stretch now and really looking forward to getting out and meeting some wonderful people and seeing their spaces. You’ll be able to follow our...
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Theater Arts

Project Update

'R Gettysburg

by Alan Hostetter

And so our campaign to raise funds for a production of "'R Gettysburg" comes to an ignominious end. Alas, a year and and a half in the making, and failure. But all is not lost. I'll continue to post on Facebook news of our progress in staging a production and keep you informed. Thank you for...
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Jul. 31st, 2014
Music
July 30, We are being sent another donation from a non-musician (who does not read music) in the Clay County Community High School Class of 1958! What a lovely reminder of the importance music plays in our lives and memories...
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Jul. 30th, 2014
Literature, Visual Arts
Postcard from the End of America: Tri-Cities http://linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com/2014/07/postcard-from-end-of-america-tri-cities_30.html Though this may sound like a joke, it’s certainly no joke, for I’m not a joking type: When I came to the US in 1975, the very first American song I...
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Jul. 30th, 2014
Media, Music, Theater Arts

Project Update

Half Life

by Cloud Eye Control

We made it! Dear supporters, I'm very happy to report that not only did we make our minimum goal amount, we passed it by almost $2000! All of these much-needed funds will go directly towards the creation of Half Life. You'll be hearing more from us in the coming weeks as we send out all of...
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Jul. 30th, 2014
Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Project Update

Everett's Mugs

by Kendra Bulgrin

Thank you to all that have donated and supported us through these last few months. We have received a tremendous outpouring of love and we thank you all. We are so excited to move forward with this project to raise more awareness of kids with special needs and give back love and hope to families...
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Jul. 29th, 2014
Dance, Music, Theater Arts
Thank you all so much for helping to exceed my minimum goal to support this year's residency! I'll be posting updates on our website, www.interdisciplinaryartistsconsortium.com, soon and will otherwise keep you posted on all that's happening with the consortium in future months. Please enjoy...
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Jul. 29th, 2014
Theater Arts

Project Update

River See

by Sharon Bridgforth

The River See script is now available for purchase as an eBook at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00M6GRDB0 Additionally for those interested in teaching River See I have created a Private Portal for Professors that gives access to The River See Teaching Packet. Rather than solely focusing on the...
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Jul. 28th, 2014
Music
This is an update for those following the alumni donations. From July 23-25 contributions were received from these classes' members: 1975, 1969, 1966, 1965, 1964 and 1961. Another alumni requested a manual donation form, and I haven't found that person's class year yet. Way To Go, Tigers! Today...
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Jul. 27th, 2014
Music
It's July 27, Sunday, and I am thrilled to report that over this weekend we received contributions from Clay County Community High School alumni from the classes of 1967, 1956, 1954, 1953, and 1948.
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Jul. 27th, 2014
Music

Project Update

September Skies

by Lisa Ragsdale

First, I would like to thank all who have supported my project over the last few weeks. I am very grateful for your contributions and kind words. I am also writing ask those who have supported my project that I could use a little more "sharing" of my project to your musically inclined friends....
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Jul. 27th, 2014
Dance
Thank you all for your generous support thus far! We truly appreciate it and can't believe that we've nearly made it to our goal—in less than a week!
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Jul. 27th, 2014
Media

Project Update

Haiku

by Terry Hunt

This video was taken as we were leaving town at about 6:30 PM on Friday, July 18 2014. Our house is about 1\2 mile form the retardant drop, down hill. Our sincere gratitude to all the people fighting this fire! As of today, Saturday July 26, we are back in our home and I am back in the studio...
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Jul. 26th, 2014
Media

Project Update

Haiku

by Terry Hunt

This is what it looked like from our driveway around 2 PM on Friday July 18, 2014
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Jul. 26th, 2014
Theater Arts
We have directors!!! Ilana Becker will direct Madeline Chilese's play Jaki Bradley will direct Erin Buckley's play I (Lillian Meredith) will direct Patrick Shaw's play and Georgette Kelly's play Elizabeth Nelson will direct Angela Santillo's play Chris Norwood will direct Alexandra...
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Jul. 26th, 2014
Media

Project Update

Haiku

by Terry Hunt

Thanks so much to everyone that has supported Haiku so far. I fell out of touch with the world last week as we lost power and were evacuated from our home due to the Carlton Complex fire. The flames got within a half mile of our house, but thanks to the fire fighters and air support it was...
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Jul. 26th, 2014
Music
It's July 25 and we have passed the 25% mark! I just got an email from Hatchfund saying any donations today until 11pm Central Standard Time, WILL BE DOUBLED! Can you alert your music buddies and encourage them to make a donation? What an great opportunity!
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Jul. 25th, 2014
Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts
MyHatchfund project sight, http://www.hatchfund.org/project/georges_house_of_clay_goes_to_japan, is still up and running for 21 more days. With the generous donations I have already received I was able to get my plane ticket- fantastic. I am trying to be less obnoxious as before and not posting...
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Jul. 25th, 2014
Theater Arts, Visual Arts
Thank you recent supporters Sylvia Ann Soares, Marissa Chibas Preston, Kelvin Kao, Sharon Challenger for helping us reach 45% of our goal today!
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Jul. 25th, 2014
Media

Project Update

Operation Marriage

by Quentin Lee

Jul. 25th, 2014
Music
July 24: I am currently emailing alumni of Clay County Community High School, and already have had two contributions from them the same day I began contacting the classes! THANK YOU, ALUMNI!! YOU'RE THE BEST!!
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Jul. 24th, 2014
Media, Visual Arts
David and Michael were gracious enough to take a photo of our $10 perk that we sent out. We've added four more items to our $10 perk, which gives you a chance to receive a gift from us for your support. With 11 DAYS remaining to utilize the tax deductible platform of Hatchfund we're trying...
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Jul. 23rd, 2014
Visual Arts
Wow, $3,313 total raised for These Virgin Lands Bring Up New Heroes as of today! With your help, we can get this project off the ground. We are now past the 50% minimum goal... let's keep the momentum going!Thank you!! And a big shout-out to Martin for his awe-inspiring generosity!
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Jul. 23rd, 2014
Theater Arts, Visual Arts
We had some really fun performances this past weekend at Automata with two sold out shows and are now gearing up for Weekend 2 of the New Original Works Festival at REDCAT. We are currently at 44% of our funding goal and any donations at this point would greatly help us with improvements we are...
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Jul. 23rd, 2014
Media

Project Update

Operation Marriage

by Quentin Lee

Rene Haynes, CSA, two time Emmy nominee and casting director of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse & New Moon, boards "Operation Marriage" as casting director.
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Jul. 23rd, 2014
Literature, Visual Arts
Postcard from the End of America: Wolf Point http://linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com/2014/07/postcard-from-end-of-america-wolf-point.html It always amazes me how many people get on a train just to play cards, for outside their windows, a most amazing world is constantly unfurling. It...
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Jul. 22nd, 2014
Theater Arts
Dear all, Happy July! HUGE THANKS AGAIN for all your support of THINGS ARE YOU THE ALL last month. As most of you know by now, we not only met but EXCEEDED our fundraising goal by more than $1000!!! Thanks to your immense generosity, we've been able to pay our collaborators much more...
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Jul. 21st, 2014
Media, Music, Theater Arts

Project Update

Half Life

by Cloud Eye Control

We are thrilled to be working with the incredible designers Efren Delgadillo and Shannon Scrofano on creating our multi-functional sets and projection surfaces. What you see here is us working on a 1/2 scale model of the stage (1/2 inch equals 1 foot in the real world). Besides from being a...
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Jul. 21st, 2014
Media, Music, Theater Arts

Project Update

Half Life

by Cloud Eye Control

Thanks for everyone who has donated so far! Here is a short sneak peek of what we've been working on in the studio. In order to create the fantastical (and sometimes disturbing) worlds in the show, we're working on layering different video projection surfaces with Miwa's animation. And tying it...
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Jul. 21st, 2014
Visual Arts
Drumroll, please... the crowd-funding campaign for my new project "These Virgin Lands Bring Up New Heroes" has passed the $1,000 mark! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has participated so far! Please help me raise $10,000 by August 6th-- and get SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION photographs as my thank...
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Jul. 20th, 2014
Theater Arts, Visual Arts
We had an amazing fun sold out show tonight! There are still some seats left for our last Automata workshop show Sunday July 20th at 3PM and then we move on to REDCAT. Thanks to recent supporters including Christine Papalexis, Janie Geiser, Anna Huff, Coleman Hough, Kat Vinegrad, Leslie...
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Jul. 20th, 2014
Music, Theater Arts
81% -- we are doing well! The funds have vested (hit the baseline goal) and we matched all the Durfee grant money ($1000). Only 2 weeks left to go, and just over $800 more needed to hit the stretch goal and cover the full budget. Have been hiring artists and auditioning soloists, the troupe...
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Jul. 19th, 2014
Music
ENTER NOW & HELP SUPPORT THIS WORTHY PROJECT Congratulations to Gerald White WINNER of the 1st set of Woodstock Tibetan Chimes! Garry Kivstad has donated a 2nd set of the beautiful Woodstock Tibetan Chimes RAFFLE #2 BEGINS NOW All those who make a $200 contribution or more Between Sat...
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Jul. 19th, 2014
Music, Visual Arts
My minimum goal to receive the fund is 10-15% which is about 600 dollars
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Jul. 19th, 2014
Visual Arts
Our Brazil Project Summer 2014 Update Dear Friends Family & Supporters • Our Project Has Been Delayed Last Month Richard Broke His Sweet Foot To All of Our $25.00 Donors ~ Your Mail Art from Brazil will take some more time to get to you ~ We are not sure when we can go. Our desire...
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Jul. 18th, 2014
Media, Music, Theater Arts
This Was The End was nominated for 3 Bessie Awards - Sound, Visual Design and Best Production. All our designers were acknowledged for their astounding work. Yipee! We are in some very stiff competition to win these awards, but it is wonderful and to be considered in the company of such great...
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Jul. 18th, 2014
Media, Visual Arts
We received a $100 donation, which pushes us up to $2,795! We're only $205 away from reaching our goal of $3,000 by the end of this week. We also added four more $10 perks for you to utilize.
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Jul. 18th, 2014
Music
Dear Fantastic "Concert Chimes to Laredo and Beyond" Supporters and Friends, Finally, I'm writing an update to describe the incredible performance in Laredo, TX, thank you so much for your patience! It was an incredibly rich and moving personal experience on so many levels, I'm sorry it...
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Jul. 18th, 2014
Media, Visual Arts
We sent out perks to the $10 and $50 donors. $10 DONORS: If you haven't responded yet to the email about which item you would like please do ASAP, so we can send them out. We still have one $10 perk available and eight $50 perks available. Utilize them as we try to reach our goal of $3,000 by...
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Jul. 17th, 2014
Music
Today, July 17, we received a generous donation from our first new corporate sponsor on Hatchfund! We hope many more businesses will join our efforts.
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Jul. 17th, 2014
Media
Dear Friends and Supporters, I am thrilled and grateful that we reached our minimum goal of $10,000 (and then some!) and we are able to get the funds released! That means we can film the opening scene which is an Iraq check point– we are building it in Chaska, MN. Shoot dates are Sept 6-8....
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Jul. 17th, 2014
Music, Visual Arts

Project Update

2014 ACRE Residency Program

by ACRE

Hooray! We've met our goal and raised a total of $10,452. Thank you all so much for your contribution. We really couldn't do what we do without your support. The residency is in full swing and its already been the best summer yet with a fantastic crop of residents and robust programming by a...
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Jul. 17th, 2014
Theater Arts

Project Update

'R Gettysburg

by Alan Hostetter

JEB Stuart and Daniel Sickles mugs are in. Get one free guaranteed for donations of $100 or more, or both for donations of $150 or more, whether we reach our goal or not. Only two weeks left! Spread the word. We'll be introducing more mugs next week. You'll get the entire six mug set for...
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Jul. 17th, 2014
Literature, Visual Arts
Postcard from the End of America: Williston http://linhdinhphotos.blogspot.com/2014/07/postcard-from-end-of-america-williston.html Oil made this America-dominated, futuristic world, and with its increasing scarcity, will unravel it. Most pampered yet most disappointed, we’re living in...
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Jul. 16th, 2014