THWACK! BAM! POW! Kid's Art Walk
May 27

THWACK! BAM! POW! Kid's Art Walk

This year for Kid’s Art Walk, Make.Shift Gallery has partnered with Art Peace School to present “Thwack! Bam! Pow!” a showcase of art inspired by superheroes and villains. 

Free Screening of "Names"
3:30 pm15:30

Free Screening of "Names"

Make.Shift is pleased to host a free screening of "Names" on Saturday, April 15! "Names", created by Sierra Tucker, is an animated short film set to interviews with six different people. This event is open to the public and light refreshments will be provided with the screening starting at 4 p.m.! See you there!

Bellingham Music Film Festival
Apr 8

Bellingham Music Film Festival

April 6 - April 8

The second annual Bellingham Music Film Festival is here! Join us April 6 - 8 for music videos, music-inspired shorts and feature films, and live bands. Bellingham Music Film Festival showcases local and student talent, as well as filmmakers from around the world. It's a party all weekend long and you're invited to experience the vibrant, diverse music films with us. 

Check out the schedule below and find the full lineup at 

THURSDAY - 6:30 - 8:30 - Opening night @ The Pickford
To kick off, The Pickford will be screening David Byrne's Contemporary Color, which features the best (and only) color guard routine choreographed by Ira Glass. The music-doc, also featuring St. Vincent, Nelly Furtado and Ad-Rock, will be preceded by music videos and shorts. Buy tickets:

FRIDAY - 7:00 - 10:00 - Music videos @ Make.Shift
A free evening of non-stop rotating music videos playing at Make.Shift Art Space during Art Walk, bring your friends, bring your family, bring your ears and eyes because it's gonna be a sight (and sound) to behold! 

SATURDAY - All day - FILM SCREENINGS, AWARDS SHOWCASE, & AFTER-PARTY @ The Pickford & Sylvia Center for the Arts
Pickford Film Center will showcase selected and award-winning submissions to the festival in all categories all day long! Closing out the night with awards for the best music video, short and feature film. 

Following the films at the Pickford, we will be hosting an after party at the new iDiOM Theater at their new home in the Sylvia Center for the Arts at 205 Prospect. 
Music by:
Briana Marela
and I Love You Avalanche

Events will be held between Pickford Film Center, Make.Shift Art Space and the new iDiOM Theater in Sylvia Center for the Arts with multiple screenings, awards, live music, popcorn, drinks, and more. 

All events $3 donation at the door except for Contemporary Color: $10.75 general, $7.50 PFC Members, $8.00 Students.

BGRC Benefit: Great Grandpa, Dog Mountain, The Wednesdays
8:00 pm20:00

BGRC Benefit: Great Grandpa, Dog Mountain, The Wednesdays

Bellingham Girls Rock Camp (BGRC) is a summer day-camp for female-identified youth ages 8 to 17. In one week, girls get a crash course in writing songs, playing an instrument, collaborating with a band, audio recording, and performance. In addition, campers take a series of workshops focused on empowerment and social justice. Come join us at this all-ages benefit concert featuring premier female-identified performers from the PNW!

Great Grandpa
Dog Mountain
The Wednesdays

$6 at the door / All Ages
Doors 8:00 pm, Music 8:15
No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks!