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  • 2150 South Norman Street Seattle, WA, 98144 United States (map)

***Join us for TUFFEST 2017 on Saturday, August 26 in Judkins Park!***

##### FIRST WAVE LINEUP ######

Russell E. L. Butler//Black Jeans (Oakland, CA)
Taylar Elizza Beth (Seattle, WA)
x/o (Vancouver, Canda)
+ More

Bristol Hayward-Hughes
Brit Ruggirello
Grey EllisKatya Rubinshteyn & Butter Claire Nelson
Kem Sea
Mariko Yoshino
Mel Carter
Saïna Hesh
Live Airbrush T-shirts by Ern Hallgan


<<The Competitive DJ (led by Erin O'cinnor of Train Car House Party)>>
An inside conversation at being a female/non-binary/queer DJ in the Seattle Electronic Music Community

<<Shine Theory (led by Shay Huff of Women’s Empower Movement and Jennifer Harris, Psychologist and Lecturer at the University of Washington - Tacoma)>>
A discussion and workshop centering on Shine Theory, which seeks to break down the insidious myth of female competition.

<<Live Audio & PA Setup (led by Natalie Bayne and Katie Schultz ofSeattle Sound Girls)
Learn about PA setup, signal flow, and live sound troubleshooting in this fun, hands-on 60-minute workshop.

<<Let Fatty In: Establishing Intersectional Fat Acceptance & Body Positivity in Queer Creative Spaces (led by Kim Selling of The Stranger andGramma Poetry)>>
Seattle queer spaces are hella fatphobic, so let’s sit down and hash it out. Panelists will be asked about their experiences with fatphobia and body shaming, and how best to educate people so that they’ll cut that shit out. Panelists will also discuss how to enable fat-accepting and body-positive spaces that are better for the future intersectional health of our communities.

<<Don’t Quit Your Daydream (led by Mary Anne Carter of Jesus Mary Anne Joseph)>>
This workshop and discussion focuses on business basics for artists that want to build a sustainable practice.

<<Effecting Social Change Through Magic (led by Unicole Unicron)>>
Unicole Unicron speaks about how to utilize radical self-love and attention to engage in profound and positive social change during times of unrest.

<<Language as Performance: How to Do a Damn Good Reading in Any Genre (led by Sarah Galvin of City Arts Magazine and The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas)>>
This is a workshop on the performance of written language. Learn how to deliver a compelling reading of whatever you write without soiling yourself or blacking out! Fame and fortune can be yours!

<<Foundations: Creating Music (led by Chloe Harris of Further Recordsand PatchwerksQOQO ROBOQS of TUF; and Rachel Glasgow ofPatchwerks and Motor)>>
Learn to utilize digital and analog gear to produce your own music.


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

Earlier Event: July 19
TUF Zine Issue 2 - Release PARTY