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Are You Tough Enough For TUF Fest?

Seattle duo Youryoungbody (TUF member Emily Cripe and Killian Brom) perform at TUF FEST 2017

Seattle duo Youryoungbody (TUF member Emily Cripe and Killian Brom) perform at TUF FEST 2017

This Saturday, August 26th, TUF stages its second summer festival in Judkins Park and the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. TUF is “an intersectional female/non­binary/trans collective” and TUF Fest “aims to inspire women, the LGBTQ community, and other marginalized people” with music, art and collaborative workshops.

AND, this is a FREE, ALL AGES event going on from Noon to 10 pm.

More info:

What is TUF?

TUF is an intersectional female/non­binary/trans collective w/ HQ in Seattle and a strong presence in digital realms. TUF engages, uplifts, and celebrates its members through collaboration, workshops, skill shares, and events. TUF members include promoters, curators, installation/visual artists, DJs, producers, sound engineers, writers, dancers, and designers.

**Join us for TUFFEST 2017 on Saturday, August 26 in Judkins Park!***
A celebration of visual art, performance, and education with a goal of uplifting, expanding, and celebrating the female, non-binary, and trans electronic music community.TUFFEST is funded by the Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, and is partnering with Northwest African American Museum which is a TUF Workshops location! This all-ages event is free and open to the public! Judkins Park will be filled with visual art installations, musical performances, workshops, and TUF talks.

Taylar Elizza Beth performs at TUFFEST 17 this Saturday, August 26th

Taylar Elizza Beth performs at TUFFEST 17 this Saturday, August 26th

 

///VISUAL ART BY///
Bristol Hayward-Hughes
Brit Ruggirello
Gia + Kem Sea
Grey Ellis, Katya Rubinshteyn & Butter Claire Nelson
Mariko Yoshino
Mel Carter
Saïna Hesh
Lucia Santos
Live Airbrush T-shirts by Ern Hallgan

///WORKSHOPS & PANELS///

 

TUF invites you to take part in our workshop and panel series for TUFFEST 2017! From hands-on gear workshops to in-depth discussions to creatively motivational talks, we have a little bit of something for everyone. Check out the schedules below, and please make sure to sign up ahead of time! All workshops are FREE, all-ages, and open to the public.

**We encourage participation from everyone, but please remember to give priority to women/female-identifying/trans/nonbinary individuals when signing up for workshops**

\\\\ JUDKINS PARK MAINSTAGE ////

1:15pm – 2:15pm
Let Fatty In: Establishing Intersectional Fat Acceptance & Body Positivity in Queer Creative Spaces w/ Kim Selling
SIGN-UP LINK – https://tinyurl.com/y7b6xr8k

2:30pm – 3:30pm
How We Will Accomplish Liberation in our Lifetime w/ Vanessa Molano
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/ybzysyyj

\\\\ JUDKINS PARK GATHERING SPACE ////

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Language as Performance
How to do a Damn Good Reading in any Genre w/ Sarah Galvin
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/ycme9j7s

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Stretching w/ Women.Weed.WiFi
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/ydfs38ko

\\\\ NORTHWEST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM ////

12:30pm – 1:30pm
Effecting Social Change Through Magic w/ Unicole Unicron
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/y9jekslx

1:45pm – 2:45pm
Don’t Quit Your Day Dream w/ Jesus Mary Anne Joseph
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/y7vt4n3e

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Shine Theory w/ Shay Huff of WEM
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/ycsdmk4c

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Live Audio and PA Set Up with Seattle Sound Girls
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/yd8mbqjc

1:15pm – 2:15pm
Improv Strategies for Hardware Instruments w/ Russell E. L. Butler//Black Jeans
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/ydacgkeq

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Foundations : Creating Music w/ Chloe Harris, Rachel Glasgow & QOQO ROBOQS
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/y7arcvcc

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Foundations of DJing w/ K-HAND
SIGN-UP LINK: https://tinyurl.com/yacdvosp

 

Special thanks to Office of Arts & Culture Seattle for their generous funding.

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