CHArts Streaming Festival - Crybaby Studios & BeautyBoiz
This program will be streamed LIVE, both here and on our Facebook Videos page – visit right at showtime to join us!
All events are FREE, with sliding-scale, pay-what-you-can tickets and festival passes! All donations go to the COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund to support individual artists. Direct donations to the presenting arts organizations and individuals are also encouraged.
7:00pm-8:30pm: Performances by Local Musicians
Crybaby Studios was established in 1999 and provides Seattle with an important creative space for musicians to develop their craft—a vital institution keeping the city culturally diverse and making lives better. crybabystudios.com/donate
Half-hour sets by Tres Leches, Sharlese Jul-Anetia Metcalf and 2 Libras.
“Tres Leches put a powerful message in a good time…” Martin Douglas of KEXP wrote, and it is this element that Tres Leches use to create what they call survival art, using music as a resource to bring joy and creative mobility to their audience. venmo.com/treslechesband + tresleches.bandcamp.com/merch
2 Libras is a cyberpunk band that produces dark, synthy beats infused with rock vocals and melodic guitar. Music so raw, emotional, and intense that you’ll be headbanging, dancing, or both. They reflect modern societal influences such as technology, social media, self-journey, relationships,isolation, environment, etc. patreon.com/2librasband + 2librasband.com
Sharlese got her start as a club DJ as a resident of Seattle’s goth industrial wave crew, Second Sight in 2012. Hosting shows at the iconic Electronic Tea Garden, she inspiration from her time there. Connecting with the wider electronic community she begin DJing techno and from there dabbled in other genres as well. Years later Sharlese is the co-founder of industrial wave crew False Prophet, and is a resident at Pony with her night Audiodrome. She is also currently is a member of Depth, TUF and Studio 4/4 and works at KEXP 90.3 FM as the Education & Community Engagement Manager and as a rotating host of the electronic show Expansions. venmo.com/sharlese-metcalf + soundcloud.com/sharlese
Edward Wolcher is a writer, media artist, and cultural organizer based in Seattle.
BeautyBoiz cultivates and elevates LGBTQIA and QTPOC voices and provides a safe space for queer, POC, and ally audiences to gather together and express their unique creativity and beauty.
Collaborations feature drag performances and dance by Amora Dior Black, LuChi, Mila Skyy, and CarLarans, created by filmmakers Kaleb Dameron, Joe Moore, Justin Ortiz, Stephen Anunson, and Bri Patin!
All programs will be streaming online at Northwest Film Forum’s Facebook page.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29
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Northwest Film Forum (6:30–7:30pm)
Photographic Center Northwest (7:30–8:30pm)
Community Programs (8:30–8:40pm)
Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas (8:40–9:45pm)
THURSDAY, APRIL 30
FEATURED ARTISTS: bit.ly/caphillarts2020B
Community Programs (7:30–8:30pm)
SubKulture Cabaret (8:30–9:30pm)
FRIDAY, MAY 1
FEATURED ARTISTS: bit.ly/caphillarts2020C
Crybaby Studios (7:00–8:30pm)
SATURDAY MAY 2
FEATURED ARTISTS: bit.ly/caphillarts2020D
The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway (4:30–5:45pm)
Community Programs (5:45–6:00pm)
Hugo House (6:00–7:30pm)
Capitol Hill Block Party (7:30–9:00pm)
Kame House (9:00pm–dance o’clock)
SUNDAY, MAY 3
FEATURED ARTISTS: bit.ly/caphillarts2020E
Kame House x Toe Jam (12:00pm-10:00pm)
MIPoPS – Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound x NWFF (4:30–5:30pm)
Longhouse Media (5:30–7:00pm)
Vanishing Seattle (7:00–7:30pm)
Velocity Dance Center (7:30–8:30pm)