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Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Donny and the Sun King - A Musical Comedy

by Marta Jorgensen (Missy M)

I have made videos of all the songs. Here are a few...

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Oct. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

Thank you Hatchfund and contributors, we exceeded our goal. Keep up with the "Social Justice" project on Facebook/alonzodavis_studio

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Oct. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

Thank you Hatchfund and contributors, we exceeded our goal. Those wishing to, can follow the progress and schedule of the Social Justice project on Facebook/alonzodavis_studio

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Oct. 16th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Donny and the Sun King - A Musical Comedy

by Marta Jorgensen (Missy M)

Here I am doing a play reading at our local coffee shop. Act I scene I. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-fXZUMcK2A&t=1s

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Oct. 15th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Just a quickie, nothing tricky. The production process has begun on the perks and the actual art to be framed. I'm currently doing what is known as pre-press and pre-flight for all the work across the various media. It's a zen sort of process where I go back into my files, read my...

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Oct. 14th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

Success! We thank everyone for your contribution. We exceeded our target goal which enables us to exhibit in more venues.

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Oct. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Music

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

by Paul Speidel

Hey Everybody--We are on the final mix...finally! With the busy summer concert and festival schedule, Graham and I got only sporadic shots at overlapping our schedules for mix down time. But, we've been on the final stretch now the past couple weeks and the plan is for the mixes to go out next...

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Oct. 13th, 2017

Project Update

Crafts & Traditional Arts

Cycle Of Life: Sea Turtle Glass Sculpture

by Kathleen Sheard

I received word this afternoon that my sea turtle conservation artwork - "You're Killing Me: Oceanic Assassins - Propellers and Plastic", has received the Environmental Statement Award from Artists for Conservation. I entered my artwork in the virtual part of the exhibit for the 2017 Artists for...

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Oct. 11th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Our t-shirts, based on the world premiere poster, are in and look great! For a $75 donation, which becomes $150 with our matching grant.

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Oct. 10th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Houston, we have lift off! Thanks to all of you supporting this campaign. We made the $5801 goal today! Pink Buddha and I are humbled and overwhelmed by the incredible support for this project. In fact we are so over the moon, we couldn't figure out a graphic to say thank you that was...

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Oct. 10th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

As we enjoy a fall Sunday, remember it is not about the flag. Our project is 8 days before closing and we have reached 76% of our goal. Thank you!

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Oct. 8th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Donny and the Sun King - A Musical Comedy

by Marta Jorgensen (Missy M)

Sponsorship Drive Underway A sponsorship drive to raise our goal of $4000-5000 is in progress. Business Perks – all donations are tax deductable. $100 – Shout out on social media. Coffee cup and tote bag. Your business name in program. $250 – Shout out on social media. Your...

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Oct. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

We are excited to announce a $5,000 one-for-one matching grant. Donate $20 and we receive $40. Donate for an autographed recording ($250) and we receive $500. Thanks to all our future supporters and all who have donated so far.

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Oct. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Trailer for the 2013 world premiere production featuring the same cast as for the recording.

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Oct. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Over $10, 000! Two thirds of the way toward our minimal goal! If we receive $ 1,000 per day (4 autographed CDs) for the rest of our campaign, we will be well on our way to recording this wonderful opera.

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Oct. 7th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

We have so many issues around the use of weapons I thought I'd bring attention to it thru these images in ballistic vests. Thanks to you we have almost reached our goal. Please pass on this project to others who might support it.

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Oct. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Media

Reaching for the Stars

by Z. Eric Yang

Dear donors, As a lot of you have already noticed, we have successfully reached and surpassed our base goal by a considerable margins thanks to your generosity. I wanted to thank you again for your support! Much of the money that we will receive is going to be used to purchase some much...

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Oct. 6th, 2017

Project Update

Architecture & Design, Media, Visual Arts

Bloom

by Peter Hazel

Hello everyone! Sorry for the delay. We are currently getting all of the perks in order and washing off the playa dust from the jelly bowls. If you live in Reno, and would like to come pick up your perk and speak with Peter, please email us at peter@peterhazel.com to set up a time. If you...

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Oct. 5th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

thanks to Mark Adamo, composer of the operas LITTLE WOMEN and BECOMING SANTA CLAUS and more for his support. 2/3 toward our minimal goal and almost 1/4 toward total goal. Pictures from the World Premiere staging of PAUL's CASE

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Oct. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

A Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues

by Alonzo Davis

The countdown begins! We have 14 days to wind down this campaign and raise final funds needed to make the "Reflection On Current Social Justice Issues" installation a timely reality. Your donations are appreciated and will be acknowledged. We hope you will share the project with...

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Oct. 4th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

Maintenance for Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural Project

by Art Forces and Rachel Corrie Foundation

Dear All: As mentioned in our last update- we have reached our minimum goal of $6000. Your generosity has made this possible. We are very moved and more appreciate you more than you may know! You have made saving the mural possible! Please consider helping us to reach our ‘stretch’...

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Oct. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Media

Yasuke

by Deranta' Avaloy

Hey guys still making the rounds to make this project a success.I just wanted to share an article and also my latest interview where i'm talking about Yasuke.Please feel free to share and thank you for all the support. Shadow and Act article...

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Oct. 3rd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

SoundSkate

by Jennifer Wester

Teaser Teaser Teaser!

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Oct. 2nd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Music, Visual Arts

SoundSkate

by Jennifer Wester

We're working away to get through these phases of visual sessions and audio samples to get to an exciting final piece! Here's a teaser from our latest visual clips.

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Oct. 2nd, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Thanks to Erin Sanzero for her Facebook video support from backstage of her performances of DON PASQUALE -- https://www.facebook.com/bachtothebarbell?hc_ref=ARSp-YBBQq9GN4NgF-MKlBd1mLNtAGoR-y-WH7bZzoibYPHP5Me0-4rMsg9sAYPAhqw    Please feel free to share. Thanks again to the brilliant Alex...

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Oct. 1st, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Some more fun facts about this series. Above each two panel scene (individual signs) is the corresponding celestial gesture or mudra. The color of each mudra was determined by creating color assignments for each of the quadruplicities, a set of four signs that are either cardinal, mutable or...

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Sep. 30th, 2017

Project Update

Media, Theater Arts

Unknown Play Project - Documentary Film

by Alexis Clements

We Completed a Rough Cut of All We've Got! I’m excited to announce that All We’ve Got is now in the rough cut stage. That means we’ve completed a more refined draft of the film and will be working to hone the story even more in the months ahead with the help of our editor. In...

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Sep. 30th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

We are almost 60% toward our first goal and very grateful for all the support. Two of our cast are opening in operas this week: -- Soprano Erin Sanzero opens Saturday, 9/30 in Donizetti's DON PASQUALE at Livermore Valley Opera --...

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Sep. 30th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Re:borN Dance Interactive Presents: ONE

by Re:borN Dance Interactive

Thank you to the 46 supporters who have contributed to our campaign, we are now less than $1,000 away from our $7,000 goal!! WE STILL NEED $920 IN THE NEXT 5 DAYS. If each of you 46 supporters pitch in another $10, we can easily raise $460, half of the remaining need. Remember, this campaign...

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Sep. 28th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Donny and the Sun King - A Musical Comedy

by Marta Jorgensen (Missy M)

We are planning play reading telethon - computers are waiting for you to make a donation to Hatchfund and participate by reading a part in the play.

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Sep. 28th, 2017

Project Update

Music, Theater Arts, Visual Arts

Donny and the Sun King - A Musical Comedy

by Marta Jorgensen (Missy M)

An LA graphic artist and I will make a poster that looks like the front page of a popular tabloid complete with crazy stories and a place of honor for a high donor. Your name on the cover as news.

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Sep. 28th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Today we had an Angel step up and give a generous donation --AFTER already donating! Thank you, Steven Fujimoto. Pink Buddha and I are humbled by your kind generosity. We can't wait to start sending out perks, it will be like Christmas for us! Pink Buddha created a Hall of Fame filled with...

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Sep. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Virgo: Organized Conscientiousness and Virgo: Hypercritical Complications Virgo historically is associated with wheat rather than a maiden or virgin. MUL.AB.SÍN from the Babylonian, translates as “The Seed-Furrow.” Virgo as we know her today is most likely a combination of two...

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Sep. 27th, 2017

Project Update

Media

RINGEN - A Queer Short Film Adaptation

by Sofia Due Rosenzweig

Hello there! Just wanted to share with you some of the stills that were shot. Hope you like them, there's more where that came from. Quick updates: *The Vagabond has a name and that name is Saar. This is a crucial part of their identity. *Louise is now being played by none other...

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Sep. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

The Solacii

by Tigre Bailando

Hello to our Beautiful Donors!!!! Wow! What an adventure! We touched back down to earth a couple weeks ago and are finally starting to get back to “normal”…though we are still cleaning playa out of the many pieces of the Solacii’s cloak and filing receipts :) The project was an...

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Sep. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Cast for our recording is a busy group. I will be highlighting some of their upcoming appearances over the coming week: Baritone James Shaffran (principal / ensemble) Appearances include: -- 9/25: Father in Debussy's l'Enfant Prodigue, Carya Ensemble, Church of the Epiphany, Washington...

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Sep. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Leo: Enthusiastic Theatrics and Leo: Prideful Drama With Leo, I wanted to say something very “August” from my Los Angeles perspective. August is both hot and dry, and hot and muggy. It’s the monsoon season for us, so one day can be blistering, while the next is heavy and dank. In the...

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Sep. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Can you feel the momentum building? I can and it's exciting. Thank you all for your incredible support. I don't have the words to express how much this means, but it will fuel me for a very long time. I want to share some fun news. I was approached by a host at the platform Ask Me...

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Sep. 25th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Congratulations go to Jorge Bernal for the raffle. Jorge won a print of my work, "Deflecting." Pink Buddha hosted the raffle drawing live on Facebook. You can view the video here: https://www.facebook.com/TerriLloydThePinkBuddha/videos/10214575214953117/ More exciting offers to come,...

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Sep. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Visual Arts

Silencing the Tides

by Olive Prince

Thank you all for your donations and support. We are continuing to spread the word about our campaign. Your help makes a big difference. I am grateful for your support.

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Sep. 22nd, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Over 40% toward our initial goal. Hoping to reach that by a week from Monday. For a limited time, anyone who donates $50 or more to PAUL'S CASE that lives or will be in the Boston area, Sept 29 through Oct 1, Jonathan Blalock (Paul) is offering a pairs of tickets to see him in the world...

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Sep. 21st, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

YOU ARE LOVED mural project

by Alex Cook

Dear friends! I'm delighted to tell you that I will be sending out many of your perks today and tomorrow! (There are a lot of them!) YOU ARE LOVED blocks, drawings, stickers, note cards, and more! Tomorrow afternoon I am flying to Detroit where I will spend 5 weeks working on YOU ARE...

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Sep. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Dance, Theater Arts

The Event

by Peggy Piacenza

FINAL FIVE DAYS, the countdown is on!!! Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve raised $5,710.00 for my upcoming show, The Event! My goal is $6500.00 and I have $790.00 to raise by Sunday September 24th. I know we can do it! If you haven’t had a chance to make a...

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Sep. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Cancer: Loyal Contradictions and Cancer: Insecure Nostalgia Two of the most significant creative influences in my life were born under the sign of Cancer. And to me, Cancer is all about the heart. It made sense to create a lock out of the heart when thinking about Cancer attributes, which can...

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Sep. 20th, 2017

Project Update

Music

Together/Endjuntos

by Sarah Aroeste

Dear Friends, Today is the day!!!! The official album release of my new project!!! It is now available to the public. You should have received the digital link in my last update, and I can tell you that all the physical copies and other benefits have been packaged and are on their way to...

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Sep. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

"Altered Translation- The Butterfly Project"

by James Jankowiak

Hello everyone! This week flew by, thank you all again for making this project a reality, and I hope you enjoy the pictures from the opening celebration held last Sunday, September 10. We had a terrific turnout, especially considering the amount of art shows already scheduled in other parts of...

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Sep. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Dance

Re:borN Dance Interactive Presents: ONE

by Re:borN Dance Interactive

CLAIM YOUR SPOT FOR "ONE" TODAY! We still need $2,000 in the next 14 days. In the last two weeks of our fundraising campaign, we have added a new perk: Donate $60 and receive a thank you shout out on our Facebook page, and a ticket to our upcoming production of "ONE." Only 5 of these...

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Sep. 19th, 2017

Project Update

Media

Yasuke

by Deranta' Avaloy

So to try to make this campaign a success I've been making the rounds on different podcasts to talk about the Yasuke campaign this 1st one is called Pete's Basement https://youtu.be/6fqfof-PfkM Followed by Johnathan...

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Sep. 18th, 2017

Project Update

Music

UrbanArias records PAUL'S CASE

by Robert Wood

Tomorrow (Monday, Sept 18) at 1:30 p.m. -- Jonathan Blalock, who created the title role in Gregory S Spears / Kathryn Walat's opera PAUL'S CASE will discuss the role LIVE on Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/OfficiallyJonathan/

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Sep. 17th, 2017

Project Update

Visual Arts

As Above, So Below

by Terri Lloyd

Gemini: Thoughtful Duality and Gemini: Fickle Superficiality This entire series, at its core, deals with the concept of duality. And to me, no sign speaks more to this than Gemini. (Obviously.) The question was, however, how to address duality without being cliché and using the hyper popular...

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Sep. 17th, 2017