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Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

A Dance Project for 2017 (This is disaster management)

by Stormy Budwig

This week's production meeting! (Rolling out a Spring/Summer plan for performances...indoors outdoors and everywhere in between.) -sb

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Feb. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

Sunrise Video Shoot & Release Party

by YahJah

Thanks to everyone that has donated thus far. Your support is truly appreciated. 18 days remaining! A special thanks to Donors Anthony Cain Lewis & Jerry Good. They both received tickets to catch YahJah live this past weekend 2-17-17.

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Down in Mississippi

by Carlyle Brown

Dear Friends, Our new play Down in Mississippi is infused with gospel inspired Civil Rights and Freedom songs. Songs such as We shall not be moved, Freedom is a constant struggle, Eyes on the prize and Ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around. Songs meant to inspire faith, courage and...

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

Allô, allô, Madames et Monsieurs! We've got 13 days left in our campaign, and 18 days until the show itself, so needless to say, we're in high gear to make both of those projects reach their full potential! Given that our team is internationally-based, the technological themes of our show are...

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Feb. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

Next up in our meet the cast series... Zack Walsh?! Tell us a bit about yourself. How did you get involved with SSTC? In west Philadelphia born and raised On the playground was where I spent most of my days Chillin' out, maxin', relaxin' all cool And all shooting some b-ball outside of...

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Feb. 18th, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Ann[a]

by The Ann[a] Team

Doing some training with Thalia and Imani. Imani's jumping into rotoscoping with paint for the first time and Thalia is offering some support. A great opportunity for students to teach one another I think.

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

We have had a super fun (and super quick) rehearsal process that is coming to a close. It's hard to believe Spelling Bee opens this week! As we gear up for opening night of Spelling Bee, we will be showcasing some of the wonderful artists that are involved with the show. Our first artist...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Media

The Giaour

by Rika Ohara

Happy Weekend, Happy New Year and Happy Spring! I have just mailed the link to some supporters ($50 and above) for downloadable visuals, including an illustrated summary of the film and a couple of posters that went to Berlin with Executive Producer. There will be more in the coming...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music

Surreptitious Preparations for an Impossible Total Act

by Stephanie Skura

Dear Surreptitious Supporters, As the dates approach for our April performances in New York, I’m thinking of you with all kinds of warmth & gratitude for your support. 99 angelic souls donated to our Hatchfund campaign; a few even donated twice to help us over the finish line! We...

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Feb. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Edison

by Static Assembly

$11,000 in less than 2 weeks! We could not have done it without all of your generous support and love. As we secure more and more logistics, however, we are realizing that our stretch goal of $20,837 is where we need to be. We kindly ask that you continue to share our page and tell your networks...

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Feb. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

THEATREdART Season 10!

by THEATREdART

WEDNESDAY HATCHFUND CHALLENGE! From today until Sunday Feb 19 at 11:59pm, every donation of $5 or more will earn an extra general admission ticket for any TdA show (on top of all existing rewards!) Thanks to everyone for supporting local theatre!

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Feb. 15th, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

The Emotional Body

by Laura Bond

Happy Valentine's Day from The Emotional Body! We are sending lots of love and gratitude to all our supporters, and hoping you have a wonderful month filled with reminders of the gifts love brings to us. Below is a post on the benefits of love, adapted from excerpts from the book, The Emotional...

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Feb. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

R-R-R-R-RING! Just a reminder that if your employer has employee matching programs, now is the time to file the necessary paperwork. Since Hatchfund is a 501(c)3 non-profit, we qualify for employee matches, and can continue to accept checks after the 30-day deadline for donations...meaning that...

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Feb. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

We have been going slow but steady with our crowdfunding initiative, and we are nothing but hopeful about the future of this project! This is just a tiny progress report on where we are with people, with choreography, with ideas, etc. Big shout out to those of you who have already donated!...

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Feb. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

FLUX

by Agatha Wright

The Miami New Times has announced that Agatha Wright is a finalist for the Mastermind Award for creating FLUX in 2016. Excerpts from the show will be presented during the 2017 Artopia event at the Coral Gables Museum on Thursday, March 2nd.

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Feb. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Media

STUCK

by Jenni Tooley

We are picture wrapped! More info to come...

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Feb. 12th, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts, Media, Visual Arts

Ann[a]

by The Ann[a] Team

Please check out these new animators. Brian has been animating away since January and serves as the senior animator for the group. These guys (and a few others who have come and gone) are bringing Ann to life!

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Feb. 10th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Art Studio Legacy: The life of an artist begins with a sketch

by Michelle Davis

The new painting is the first in a new series.

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Feb. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Music

The Gratitude Project

by Ilene Angel

Hi, my wonderful co-creators! In an interesting turn of events, my first music video presented itself to me while marching on January 21st, 2017. While soaking in the atmosphere of the march in NYC, I knew I had to capture the feeling of this experience. It was hopeful, it was peaceful, it...

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Feb. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Media, Visual Arts

Moving Mountains: Land Arts of the American West (working title)

by Sam Douglas

Introducing THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE: A Land Art Film Dearest Hatchfund Supporters, After years in the making, we are so incredibly pleased to announce to you all that our newly titled film, THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE: A Land Art Film, is not only completed, but will have its World...

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Feb. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

ALTERATIONS

by Juan Carlos Zaldivar

Dear Alterations team. What do Richard Gere, Rossy de Palma, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Rashida Jones, Edward James Olmos and you have in common? You are all part of the 34th Edition of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival Please SAVE THE DATE! Our Miami premiere is around the...

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Feb. 9th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

Woo-hoo, we've reached our TARGET goal, with under a month to go! We are thrilled that these funds are secured (thanks to YOUR generosity), and they will cover the biggest costs associated with our project. Next step? Reaching that alluring STRETCH goal, which would cover additional costs that...

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Feb. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Crayola In Love

by Kyle Carter

Filming Crayola In Love music video at 191st St stop in NYC

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Feb. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Crayola In Love

by Kyle Carter

Crayola In Love Signs

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Feb. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Crayola In Love

by Kyle Carter

54 Below NYC Presentation

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Feb. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

Crayola In Love

by Kyle Carter

54 Below NYC presentation

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Feb. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Visual Arts

Now, Forager

by Jason Cortlund

Jason and Julia (directors of NOW, FORAGER) are thrilled to announce that our new film LA BARRACUDA will make its World Premiere this March at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival in the Narrative Features competition. We were so humbled and grateful for all of the support that NOW, FORAGER received...

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Feb. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts

A Mouth is Not for Talking: La voix humaine

by Mila Henry

Thanks for the Insta-love, Hatchfund! We are thrilled to have your support and guidance. <3 https://www.instagram.com/p/BP7yuuXDB0M/?taken-by=hatchfund

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Feb. 2nd, 2017

Project Update

Media

USA Warrior Stories

by Matthew Hindra

THANK YOU ALL for making this fundraiser a success! AIM/Hatchfund has extended our project for an additional 30 day to continue to reach our "STRETCH GOAL". The donations we have raised so far will pay for all the licensing need to release our "Welcome To Soldier Ride" documentary. The...

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Feb. 1st, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

The Emotional Body

by Laura Bond

We did it! We reached our minimum all-or-nothing fundraising goal for The Emotional Body today, 1/31/17! Since we met our minimum goal on time, Hatchfund is awarding us with a 30-day campaign extension. Any donations received between now and the end of February will also go directly to our...

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Jan. 31st, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing Emily Rawlins, our Muse of Dance. I enjoy working with the theme of this section, being "ladylike" while using ballet as the visual motif. It really takes me back to ballet classes from high school. Check out our video here: https://youtu.be/ymKxVYTMv9I

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Jan. 30th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

FIBROSHARK HUNGRY

by Rachel Setzer

2016 was not a loss. I spent a lot of time coming to terms with my disability and forging new systems in my life that will help me be more creative and productive. The process of creating my new disabled normal had also allowed me to see new avenues of creativity for the FibroShark Hungry book...

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Jan. 30th, 2017

Project Update

Music

"Backline" - Paul Speidel Band's New Live CD of Original and Improvised Music

by Paul Speidel

Hey Everyone! Please accept our deepest gratitude for your participation in our upcoming CD project--your involvement means the world to us. And, thanks to you all, we have met our target goal as of this week, and the campaign will officially close out Sunday night. Hatchfund had...

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Jan. 26th, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

The Emotional Body

by Laura Bond

We are in the last week of our campaign and must meet our all-or-nothing minimal goal by 1/31 to use our funds for the project. We are getting very close, but your donations are needed now to help us reach that important deadline. Please help us spread the word of our campaign and encourage...

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Jan. 26th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

This is it -- tomorrow Wednesday, Jan.25, is the day Hatch Fund doubles your contribution. For instance, if you give $25.00 -- they kick in $25. I am $190 away from my goal with eight days to go before the cut off day. The "double your money" thing starts anytime after 11 a.m. Central time...

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Jan. 24th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing my Muse of History, Minna Tran. She came in, open and ready to work, and I'm simply ecstatic about everything that's happening! Check her out in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1n0FM37Y8w&feature=youtu.be

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Jan. 23rd, 2017

Project Update

Media

Between Dreamers

by Samuel Gray Anderson

Dear friends and supporters, I hope you have had a wonderful start to the New Year. I remain humbled and inspired by the incredible support you have given, and thrilled that you are a part of this film. The campaign here on Hatchfund went better than I could ever have imagined, and your...

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Jan. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Media

USA Warrior Stories

by Matthew Hindra

With 11 days left our campaign has raised $3,435 of our $5,000 goal. We're getting close and want to thank you all for your ongoing support. The attached picture is of Chris Carney, Ryan Kelly and Health Calhoun the 1st day they biked together in 2004. That day inspired Ryan and Heath to ride...

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Jan. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Literature, Media, Theater Arts

The Emotional Body

by Laura Bond

Less Than Two Weeks to Meet Our Goal! We have received some amazing support and are 53% of the way to our initial goal, but now The Emotional Body book and animation project needs to raise $2675 in the next two weeks to meet its all-or-nothing fundraising goal. The most popular donation so...

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Jan. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Music

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

by Corky Siegel

5 more days for crowdfunding brings us to the end of this part of the journey. But today the two PR people (which you have manifested) begin writing the press-releases and putting together their lists. The CD is being pressed and should be finished today, the packaging is complete, and the...

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Jan. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

My Grandfather's Prayers

by Lisa Sturz

Hello I continue to work on the production to prepare for the June 17th premiere. I was able to go to Boston in early December and stay with my cousin Janet (and Fred) and her dear mother Bluma who was my mother's first cousin. She had lots of memories about my grandfather and lots of...

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Jan. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Theater Arts

Vessels

by Vessels Performance

We did it! Thanks to each and every one of you, we raised $18,286, exceeding our goal. We are are so very excited to continue our work on Vessels with your support, and we can move into the first half of 2017 with more ease now that we know we have a large chunk of the resources that we...

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Jan. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

MUSE

by Lauren Williams

Introducing you all to Jasmine Zook and Amanda Edwards, my Muses of Comedy and Tragedy of my Muse cast. From the first day they danced together, I knew they would create nothing short of magic. Check the video for more information: https://youtu.be/antDax4fucw

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Jan. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

Unknown Play Project - Documentary Film

by Alexis Clements

We're thrilled to announce that we have completed a first draft of the film, thanks to a brief stay at the Millay Colony, an artist residency in Austerlitz, NY that was created thanks to the estate of noted queer woman and writer Edna St Vincent Millay. As a first-time filmmaker, there has...

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Jan. 12th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

We did it! Thanks to you! Check out our thank you video, and be on the look out for updates on our rehearsal process. We are so excited to get started! https://youtu.be/Z5lD1jcXEG4

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Jan. 12th, 2017

Project Update

Media

USA Warrior Stories

by Matthew Hindra

New USA WARRIOR STORIES logo

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Jan. 11th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Waiting Room Rx

by Ben King

This is so humbling. We are within $290 of reaching my goal to fund "Waiting Room Rx." People I never would have hoped for have been so generous in their contributions. In addition to the weekly performances in the oncology waiting room at UT Southwestern I have finished work on "Hang Time"...

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Jan. 10th, 2017

Project Update

Music

"Backline" - Paul Speidel Band's New Live CD of Original and Improvised Music

by Paul Speidel

Hey Everybody! Happy New Year to you and yours--here's hoping you have a great 2017! I want to thank everyone for their generous contributions to the "Backline" CD project. As you know, it's a challenge to make recordings in today's environment, much less to cut through the din of all...

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Jan. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Theater Arts

Spelling Bee with Starstuff Theatre Collective

by Katie Ganem

We did it! We made it to our minimum goal! And we can officially do the show. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! There's still time left to donate. Donating today will help us secure a space for our entire rehearsal process. Only two days left to donate!

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Jan. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Poor Clare Debut LP

by Poor Clare

Hello Everyone! The big day is drawing near! "Like the Tide" will be released this Friday, with special thanks to each of you! Our CD Release Event will take place at 8pm this Friday, January 6th, at the Fremont Abbey (4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103). We hope those who are in the...

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Jan. 2nd, 2017