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Project Update

Music

PDX Soul

by Hailey Niswanger

To my dear supporters and friends, Thank you, thank you, for supporting my new album, PDX Soul, on Hatchfund! I am extremely humbled and grateful for the overwhelming amount of support. With your contributions, we have raised $17,500 which covers 70% of the project! I am excited to...

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Media

The Other Family

by Adam Parr

Hey all, a small update for halloween, have a look at some of the creepy props we've been sourcing for the movie... yes i am scared of these and you should be too. Have a look in the rewards section to see how you can get your hands on these after we shoot!

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Music

Thee Shambels New Album

by Neville Elder

Neville's photo "Galveston" will appear on the sleeve for the new album. You can have it as a signed 8x10 print when you donate to the campaign!

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Music

Thee Shambels New Album

by Neville Elder

You can get this bag stuffed full of music and limited edition photos for a contribution of $75 or more!

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

The Digital Design Workshop

by Matthew Mott

Happy Halloween every one! I Need Your Help. Only 30 Days Left! Please Support The Digital Design Workshop Today! I would like to start by thanking everyone who has given so generously in the first two weeks of my Hatchfund Campaign, your early support has gotten me to nearly 20% funding!...

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

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

by Damon DiMarco

ON DISAPPEARING WRITERS, FINISHED BOOKS, AND EXCELLENT NEWS Dear Friends, The other day, someone asked me, “What’ve you been up to? Haven’t seen or heard much from you lately.” Of course not, I thought. I’ve been writing, perhaps the world's most solitary contact sport. (I've...

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Media

BLOOD WOLF

by Diana Cignoni

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL OF BLOOD WOLF FRIENDS! YOUR DONATIONS ARE GETTING US VERY CLOSE TO OUR $ 2500 TARGET. We have 7 days left to make the TARGET GOAL of $ 2500. Once we have the $ 2500 we will start shooting. Diana Cignoni, director.

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Oct. 31st, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

52-The Trolleybus

by David Auerbach

Hi Trolley People, As most of you might know Crimea is now under Russian rule. The documentary has experienced an annexation and an interesting historical "twist" has been added to the film. I just got back from Yalta and was able to document this new angle from within the trolley-bus...

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Music

PDX Soul

by Hailey Niswanger

Thank you SO much for your contributions to my Hatchfund fundraising campaign for PDX Soul. With just 15 hours to go in the push for this campaign, we have so far raised $17,139 by 176 generous donors. I am beyond grateful for all of you. PDX Soul is now 68% funded, but I know we can take this...

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Visual Arts

"Black and White" and "The Color Poems"

by Peter Wetzler

Greetings to all of our Hatchfund supporters: Thanks to your extraordinary generosity we are hard at work completing "The Color Poems" recordings in time to get to the manufacturers for delivery on November 21st. We are posting a "premastered" poem as a special thank you taste of the work to...

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Literature, Visual Arts

The Moon Reader

by Teresa Jaynes

Dear Friends and Family near and far! I want to take this opportunity to thank the people who have donated so generously to the fundraising campaign for my project, The Moon Reader. I am thrilled to report that I made my minimum goal of $2500 with $75 to spare! Thanks to 35 generous...

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

Working on AEA showcase in NYC, December 9th, 2014 for several performances. Should finalize everything within 2 weeks and post an update. Theatre will be 43rd & 8th av. NYC .

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Louisiana, Purchased

by Terri Garland

Game 7 of the World Series was stressful! To calm myself, I came up with this new promotion. Valid for Royals fans as well!

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Maria Kizito: Kampala & New Orleans

by Emily Mendelsohn and Tonny Muwangala

Dear friends of MK in New Orleans, The project is so on. After cancelled flights and courageous actors jumping in last minute, long months of planning and building and many hands of support, a small band of actors and designers are here, together - physically and virtually - making manifest...

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Oct. 30th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Nick and Nicky

by Patrick Askin

https://vimeo.com/100812922 Check out th trailer and donate today!

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Oct. 29th, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music

Acts of Arriving

by Daniel Burkholder

Hi everyone. We had a great time on October 18th with our performances. I hope you were able to make one of them. If not, check out this video - a montage of our performance in Mount Rainier: https://vimeo.com/109412993 Thanks for all your support!

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Oct. 29th, 2014

Project Update

Dance

Antics Creates Sneaker Suites with Mark Gonzales

by Amy "Catfox" Campion

Thank you to the first 54 generous donors: WE REACHED OUR MINIMUM GOAL!!! Here is a celebratory headspin to express my gratitude!!! ***Amy "Catfox" Campion UPDATE: Thanks to the support of our first 54 generous donors, we have surpassed our minimum goal!!! Sneaker Suites is HAPPENING!!!...

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Oct. 29th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Heart Disease: The Lonely, the Forgotten and the Outcast

by Donald Rizzo

"Stigma" a painting in the series "Heart Disease" the Lonely, the Forgotten and the Outcast." A portrait of a resident of the SRO Civic Center Hotel. I Googled Stigma and this is the definition: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. "the stigma of...

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Oct. 29th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Killings of Stanley Ketchel: A Staged Reading

by Matt McKenna

Please check out the official facebook page for The Killings of Stanley Ketchel! https://www.facebook.com/Ketchelstageplay/info?ref=tn_tnmn

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Oct. 29th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Blank Canvas

by Castillo

Wow!! Just got mentioned in Art News! Am feeling honored and grateful for the international coverage as I am to have your support. :-) Below is a link to the article: http://shar.es/10f4ZG

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Oct. 28th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Visual Arts

Free Ceramics & The Studio Art Center

by Emily Free Wilson

Thank you for supporting our project and helping us reach our goal! We are almost there! Below are images of the tiles and stickers from a fun collaboration between Emily Free Wilson and Tyler Knott Gregson. May these poems inspire and remind us all of the necessity of art in our lives. We are...

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Oct. 28th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

$7400! thank you. Keep spreading the word. We so appreciate it! And I want to take a moment to credit our incredible filmmaker Whittaker Ingbretson who shot and edited our little video. Fantastic creator! We're very grateful for all his hard work.

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Oct. 28th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

The Killings of Stanley Ketchel: A Staged Reading

by Matt McKenna

Thank you Tom Eisenhower for the first donation! Let's keep it up, friends!

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Oct. 28th, 2014

Project Update

Literature

Bullied: A Guide to Recovery for Teen Victims of Bullying and Abuse

by Katherine Mayfield

Hello, everyone, The night before I sent off the last round of books to schools, I was at a social event, and met a father who had two middle-school girls. His face was a mixture of angst and confusion, and as we talked, he told me of his deep concern about bullying. His younger daughter is...

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Oct. 27th, 2014

Project Update

Music

PDX Soul

by Hailey Niswanger

Thank you SO much for supporting PDX Soul! We are so close to my minimum target goal, but there is still much to cover financially for this project. Any help to get the word out to possible supporters would be greatly appreciated, and if you can get 2 of your friends to donate, I will throw in a...

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Oct. 27th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

White Water Women of the West

by John Annerino

There have been 1710 video/page views, and an approximate number of "Likes," to date.

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Oct. 27th, 2014

Project Update

Music

A Debut CD

by Eric Nathan

Dear All, Just a quick update to share with you some pictures from our recording session yesterday. Trumpeter Hugo Moreno came to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and recorded "Toying" for solo trumpet with producer Judith Sherman and assistant engineer Jeanne Velonis. They all did an...

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Oct. 27th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Sunday night. One week old almost and up to $6,775. Good work, good giving. Thank you. Keep getting the word out. This is going to be a wonderful success!

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Oct. 27th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

Thousands

by Markeith Chavous

WE'VE ONLY GOT 5 MORE DAYS TO REACH OUR $6,500.00 MINIMUM! We're now offering another limited edition perk--EVERY donation until we reach 50% ($3250.00) will come with a postcard-sized production still shown below. This is in addition to the digital copy of the 'Thousands' chapbook we're...

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Oct. 26th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Arctic Circle Residency 2015

by Katherine Akey

Friends and supporters, I would like to thank you all for the overwhelming amount of enthusiasm and interest coming from you all in the past month! I am two-thirds of the way to my minimum fundraising goal and almost halfway to my maximum goal. Thanks to all of you who have donated, who have...

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Oct. 25th, 2014

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

The Curse of the Tempest Jewel

by Lawrence Kern

PRODUCTION LOG - DAY 6 of 12 October 24, 2014 Location: The Menomonee Club Scene: The tale of The Dread Pirate Mange Ahoy mateys! We had a productive 2 week break where we finished building/making all our props and sets for our remaining shoots, started planning for our big premiere event...

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Oct. 25th, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Past $6100 whoo-hooo! Way to go everyone. Today, Saturday, matching funds! Give from midnight to midnight and we will be matched up to $225. A little extra for the good cause.

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Oct. 25th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Rhythms of this Earth

by Joshua Johnstone

Thank you so, so much to those that have contributed so far! We are so close and I can't wait to get started on the project, preparations have already begun and the possibilities are tantalizing. Below are a few shots of past works and yours truly in action to get you excited for the main event.

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

In 2008, the band "Along for the Ride" recorded its first album, "Cromático," that gathers jazz and bossa nova standards, as well as four originals in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, composed by piano player Taura Smith ("Love Forcast,") bass player Javier Arjona ("Free Samba,") sax & flute...

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Blank Canvas

by Castillo

Ta. Daaaa! Let there be light! The sculpture is completed!! :-)

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Oct. 24th, 2014

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Theater Arts

Gravity From Above: The Second Investigation

by Byrne Power

Not bad! We've cracked $1,000 or 5% of our goal. We just have to do this 19 more times and we're done. Thanks to those folks who have braved the waters early to help us swim the distance. The very good news is that we still have more than a month of the campaign to go. I'm sure the support is...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Carmilla

by Rika Ohara

For your enjoyment 2: The "Looks" of Carmilla – I was compelled to do these sketches yesterday because I realized two scenes later in the film introduces her with the sound of her heels, and one with a close-up of her *Perugia shoes. But she does spend a significant portion of her screen time...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Carmilla

by Rika Ohara

For your enjoyment 1: Storyboards of Morgenthau (Washington DC) – Demeter (Transylvania) scene. These were done when the two formerly separate scenes were merged: one with Professor Demeter turning away Russian soldiers looking for his son, the other with U.S. Secretary of Treasury Henry...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Great to wake up to a generous donation from an anonymous source and our level buoyed to $4,300. Fantastic! Thanks to all of you Paul, Chris, Cynthia, to name but a few of our recent angels. You all rock! Keep it going!

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Dance, Music

España alla Rossini

by Anna Tonna

Dear Friends, I continue to be happy and enthusiastic about Espana alla Rossini; I'm nos in the process of editing the disc and working on the content of the libretto; The Recording Consort gives me the opportunity to edit the disc up to three times, in order to insure the best possible product....

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

"Final Day" a Dramatic Musical

by Danny Curtis

Well, well well, it went very WELL! Oct. 19th stage reading appears to have been received quite well judging from the nothing but positive feedback, I received. I had a long conversation with a producer who raved on for 15 minutes and something may be happening for this project. I will most...

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Oct. 23rd, 2014

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

The Digital Design Workshop

by Matthew Mott

I Need Your Help Keep Going! Please Support The Digital Design Workshop Today! I received an amazing amount of support yesterday and I would like to thank everyone for for that. As a result I decided to start working on a new perk. I am producing a series of 3-D optical illusions based on...

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Media

40 Years on The Farm

by Randy Rudder

All of the perks have been mailed so look for those soon. Thank you again for your support! Also, the show is airing on Nashville Public Television on November 14 at 7 pm and November 15 at 11 pm if you are in our viewing area. And the Tennessee State Museum in downtown Nashville is holding an...

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

We began yesterday, October 20, at noon, deciding to have a shorter than 30 day campaign since the retreats are just around the corner the first 2 weeks of December. Very jazzed about the $720 coming in the first 33 hours. Keep spreading the word, encouraging your friends. Thank you so much!

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Theater Arts

Director Weeks at Fuller Road

by Jackson Gay, Dan Butler & Richard Waterhouse

Thanks Alex, Kelly, Michael, Leah, Vivienne, Sean, Jennifer, Abigail, Debra, John, Tracy, Rachel, Adam. You rock!!

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Oct. 22nd, 2014

Project Update

Media

Stillpoint - Life Inside a Zen Community

by Penny Peyser

Editing and color correction is completed. Sound mix coming up. Very exciting. Thank you again for your support!

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Louisiana, Purchased

by Terri Garland

Until midnight on Thursday, Oct. 23, I am offering a 6" x 6" archival pigment print of "Escaping Genie Over Lake Charles" to all new donors at the $35 level or higher. Also, if you have previously donated and get a friend to donate, please let me know and I will send you the print as well....

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Visual Arts

Blank Canvas

by Castillo

It's coming along ...

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Media, Visual Arts

White Water Women of the West

by John Annerino

There have been 1601 video/page views to date.

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Oct. 21st, 2014

Project Update

Literature, Music

Jobim Across Languages

by Gloria Arjona

"Along for the Ride" (Jazz and Bossa Nova)

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Oct. 20th, 2014