2017 Annual Holiday Make.Sale
Dec
1
to Dec 2

2017 Annual Holiday Make.Sale

Make.Sale dates: 
Fri. Dec. 1st 6-10 p.m. *during downtown Art Walk
Sat. Dec.2nd noon-5 p.m.

This year Make.Shift Art Space is partnering with neighbors, Cafe Velo & Oikos Fellowship to host the biggest and best Holiday Make.Sale yet!
3 locations means more vendors, more treats, more activities, and way more amazing handmade goods for you and all of your holiday gifting needs!

2017 Vendors include: 
Lisa Frates, Onyx Rose, Cascades Montessori Middle School, Leaf Soaps, LLC, Sarah Bock, Amy Gibson, Hart & Hemlock, Consuelo Snaer Illustration, Bullstitch Leather Craft, Elizabeth Ahlem Clark, Tranny Tramps Trading Camp and Emporium, jessflegel handmade, Ciara Sana, Sewstainable Creations, Oceans of love by Willadee, Red Boots , Maker Knives, Anable Ceramics, WabiSabiWear, Anony Mouse, Neoglyphic Media, Bellingham Flag, Jaxstone Company, Sea Holly Beauty Company, Rinyrinri Polymer Clay Creations , Stephanie Flege & Laura Wheeler, Cedar House Yarns, margotbianca, Be a lil Boulder, Swooning Cedar, The Little Refinery , Andrea Joyce Heimer, Seth Benish, Illustration by Elly Ortland, Luminary Apothecary, Bitzi Pods, Foundation Fibers

& MORE!

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Spirit Award, Shimmertraps, Eastsound
Dec
8
8:00 PM20:00

Spirit Award, Shimmertraps, Eastsound

Friday December 8th

8pm All Ages // $6 (cash at the door)
No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks

Spirit Award (Seattle)
WATCH: http://bit.ly/2wvRGAZ
SOUNDCLOUD: https://soundcloud.com/spirit-award
Shimmertraps
Eastsound

RSVP

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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PUNK ROCK PROM 2017
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

PUNK ROCK PROM 2017

Saturday December 9th
Dress up and bring a friend or a date to PUNK ROCK PROM!
7pm, $6 solo or $10 for couples (cash at door)
ALL AGES No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

Featuring:
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts (cover band)
The Wednesdays
Babe Waves
Thee Unsound
and Karaoke! 

RSVP

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Shook Ones, The New Rituals, Supercrush, MARV
Jan
21
8:00 PM20:00

Shook Ones, The New Rituals, Supercrush, MARV



Sunday January 21st
8pm All Ages // $8 (cash at the door)
No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks

Shook Ones
https://shookones.bandcamp.com/
The New Rituals (Vancouver, BC)
https://thenewrituals.bandcamp.com/releases
Supercrush (Seattle)
https://supercrush.bandcamp.com/
MARV
https://marvband.bandcamp.com/releases

RSVP


For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Youngblood, Maiah Manser, Vervex, WMD
Nov
17
8:00 PM20:00

Youngblood, Maiah Manser, Vervex, WMD

Friday November 17th

Youngblood (Vancouver, CA)
LISTEN: http://www.youryoungblood.com/
WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVpYcO5P_y8
Maiah Manser (LA/Seattle)
LISTEN: https://maiahmanser.bandcamp.com/
WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mgyncYKTBk
Vervex
WMD

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!
RSVP
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Seacats / Mo Troper / Pop Secret / Lickety Spliff/Laughingstock
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Seacats / Mo Troper / Pop Secret / Lickety Spliff/Laughingstock

Friday November 10th

SEACATS
Mo Troper
laughingstock
Pop Secret: the Band not the Brand
Lickety Spliff

Doors at 7pm music at 7:30
$6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!
RSVP
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Guillotine Eyes, The Crummies
Oct
30
8:00 PM20:00

Isaac Rother & The Phantoms, Guillotine Eyes, The Crummies

Monday October 30th

GitWeird presents: The Night of Mischeif

Isaac Rother & The Phantoms (CA)
https://isaacrother.bandcamp.com/
Guillotine Eyes 
WATCH: https://youtu.be/1bjuLJ7U5Io
The Crummies (Mummies cover band)

ALL AGES No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks, please!
Doors 8pm / music 8:15
$6 (cash at the door) or $5 with costumes
RSVP
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Spooky Cover Show III
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Spooky Cover Show III

RSVP

Doors 8pm both nights, music at 8:30, order is from bottom up:
Bring $6-10 to support Make.Shift! Costume contest! ALL AGES!

Friday 27th
Nilbog (Goblin/John Carpenter Horror films score’s)
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Twin Peaks (Soundtrack and score)
Dead Milkmen
Stranger Things (Soundtrack and score)
Siouxsie and the Banshees
Rammstien

Saturday 28th
DEVO
Green Day
Smashing Pumpkins
My Bloody Valentine
Evanescence
MXPX
Panic At The Disco

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Tetrachromat / Slow No / ibtbwyn
Oct
20
8:00 PM20:00
Thee Unsound, The Landmarks, Eastsound
Oct
13
8:00 PM20:00

Thee Unsound, The Landmarks, Eastsound

Friday October 13th

Thee Unsound

The Landmarks (Seattle)
Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hO3SGdtpY_o
Listen: thelandmarks.bandcamp.com

Eastsound

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

RSVP

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Asterhouse, Palatine Trio, The Kitchen, Barnacle Party
Oct
7
8:00 PM20:00

Asterhouse, Palatine Trio, The Kitchen, Barnacle Party

Saturday October 7th

Asterhouse
https://asterhouse.bandcamp.com/
Palatine Trio
https://palatinetrio.bandcamp.com/
the kitchen (Missoula, MT)
https://andthekitchen.bandcamp.com/
Barnacle Party

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

RSVP

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Oct
6
to Oct 28

Aerial Divisions: Artworks by Ashley Olason and Hannah L. Rivers

Through vividly textured multimedia paintings, Aerial Divisions is a study in borders and mapmaking. These abstract works source visuals from aerial views of naturally created land and society’s dark impact. They explore the idea that one cannot truly map the earth, for it is always changing, largely due to our imprints. Both artists use sewing as a method to manipulate. Their use of lines and various depths demonstrate the time, construction and intricacy of humanity’s alterations on the landscape.

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Illogicians, Baleen, Heptagon, Nocuer
Oct
1
8:00 PM20:00

Illogicians, Baleen, Heptagon, Nocuer

Sunday October 1st

Illogicians
https://illogicians.bandcamp.com/
BALEEN (Los Angeles)
https://baleenla.bandcamp.com/
Heptagon (Los Angeles) 
https://heptagon.bandcamp.com/
Noceur

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

RSVP

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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The Second Hand Suits, Dryland, Slow Code, Vellichor
Sep
29
8:00 PM20:00

The Second Hand Suits, Dryland, Slow Code, Vellichor

Friday September 29th

The Second Hand Suits
https://thesecondhandsuits.bandcamp.com/
Dryland
https://drylandheavyband.bandcamp.com/
Slow Code (Seattle)
https://slowcodewa.bandcamp.com/
Vellichor

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Saudade Sisters Dog Sister Kristin Allen-Zito I Love You Avalanche
Sep
24
8:00 PM20:00

Saudade Sisters Dog Sister Kristin Allen-Zito I Love You Avalanche

Sunday September 24th

Saudade Sisters (Seattle)
https://saudadesisters.bandcamp.com/
Dog Sister (Seattle)
http://dogsister.bandcamp.com/
Kristin Allen-Zito
https://kristinallenzito.bandcamp.com/
I Love You Avalanche
https://iloveyouavalanche.bandcamp.com/

8pm $6 (cash at door)
ALL AGES No Drugs, No Booze, No jerks please!
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Kung Foo Grip, Juiceboxxx, Remember Face
Sep
22
8:00 PM20:00

Kung Foo Grip, Juiceboxxx, Remember Face

Friday September 22nd

Kung Foo Grip (Seattle)
https://kungfoogripbbj.bandcamp.com/
Juiceboxxx (Milwuakee)
http://juiceboxxx.com/
Remember Face (Seattle)
https://rememberface.bandcamp.com/releases

ALL AGES No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks, please!
Doors 8pm / music 8:15
$10 (cash at the door)

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Limanjaya / Sea, As Promised / JNAII
Sep
15
8:00 PM20:00

Limanjaya / Sea, As Promised / JNAII

Friday September 15th

Sea, As Promised
https://soundcloud.com/layeringseason
JNAII
https://www.facebook.com/JNAII95/
Limanjaya
https://www.facebook.com/limanjaya.lim/

8pm $6 (cash at door)
ALL AGES No Drugs, No Booze, No jerks please!
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Mr. Wrong, The Wednesdays, Cat Valley
Sep
11
8:00 PM20:00

Mr. Wrong, The Wednesdays, Cat Valley

Monday September 11th

Mr. Wrong
https://mrwrongwitches.bandcamp.com/releases
The Wednesdays
https://thewedns.bandcamp.com/
Cat Valley
https://catvalley.bandcamp.com/releases

8pm $6 (cash at door)
ALL AGES No Drugs, No Booze, No jerks please!
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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WMD 'Reminisce' Album Release Show
Sep
9
8:00 PM20:00

WMD 'Reminisce' Album Release Show

Come help celebrate the release of WMD's new album 'Reminisce' with a night of chill vibes and good times.

WMDwmd-music.com
HimeHimehimehime.bandcamp.com
Kotori: https://soundcloud.com/imkotori

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Lawn Chairs, Maee, The Blood Capsules
Sep
3
8:00 PM20:00

Lawn Chairs, Maee, The Blood Capsules

Sunday September 3rd

Maee
maee.bandcamp.com
Lawn Chairs (Oakland)
https://lawnchairsoakland.bandcamp.com/
The Blood Capsules
https://bloodcapsules.bandcamp.com/


ALL AGES $6 (cash at the door)
Doors at 8pm, music 8:30
No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks!

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Sep
1
to Sep 30

Making History: Art from the Archive

Make.Shift Gallery and the Whatcom Museum are joining forces for a juried exhibition this September called “Making History: Art from the Archive.” We have invited both professional and emerging artists to submit original works incorporating, or inspired by, images from the Whatcom Museum Photos Archives.

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Mega Ran, Sammus, Thee Unsound
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Mega Ran, Sammus, Thee Unsound

Thursday August 31st

Mega Ran (Phoenix, AZ)
Arguably the world's most well known video-game influenced performance artist, and his nerdy persona has led to world tours, festivals and video game tournament performances.
LISTEN: http://megaranmusic.com/
with locals

S▲MMUS (Philidelphia, PA)
Sammus has made waves as an MC among feminists, punks, self-proclaimed geeks, and activists particularly since signing to Don Giovanni Records in 2016. 
LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/sammusmusic

Thee Unsound

ALL AGES No Booze, No Drugs, No Jerks, please!
Doors 8pm / music 8:15
$10 (cash at the door)

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Shimmertraps, Harley Small, Club Mage
Aug
26
8:00 PM20:00

Shimmertraps, Harley Small, Club Mage

Saturday August 26th

Shimmertraps
https://shimmertraps.bandcamp.com/
Harley Small
https://harleysmall.bandcamp.com/
Club Mage
https://clubmage.bandcamp.com/

8pm $6 (cash at door) ALL AGES
No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

RSVP HERE

For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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KZAX Presents: jo passed, roy rogers, truck race, local ghost
Aug
25
8:00 PM20:00

KZAX Presents: jo passed, roy rogers, truck race, local ghost

$6-10 // All Ages // 7pm

jo passed
Roy Rodgers
Truck Race
Local Ghost

A benefit for KZAX 94.9 Community Radio! KZAX 94.9 is a non profit local radio station that's mission is to serve the Bellingham community by providing locally created content and eclectic music programming.

No Drugs, No Booze, No Jerks!

CLICK HERE TO RSVP
For accessibility information, as well as Make.Shift's Testament to Inclusivity, please visit:
https://www.makeshiftproject.com/philosophy/

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Ghost Mice, Adam Gnade, Morgan Eldridge, Chris Clavin, Porch Cat, Old Growth, Pluto
Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

Ghost Mice, Adam Gnade, Morgan Eldridge, Chris Clavin, Porch Cat, Old Growth, Pluto

Words & Music Tour! Featuring Chris Clavin, Morgan Eldridge, Adam Gnade, Ghost Mice (solo)

Tickets at the door: $6

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Order of events:

Readings!

Adam reads from Locust House and the DIY Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad.

Morgan reads from Omen Amen.

Chris reads from Free Pizza for Life and Cursed in Cairo

Then:

Live music!

Adam plays his "talking songs" which feature characters from his books.

Chris plays Ghost Mice songs solo.

With locals Porch Cat, Old Growth, and Pluto Eolande

Traveling bookfair featuring titles from Secret Sailor Press, Hello America, Eternia Press, and Pioneers Press

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Adam Gnade is the author of The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad and Caveworld, Locust House Locust House And many more. Adam is also a musician and spoken word performer. He lives in Kansas on a farm and helps out with Pioneers Press.

Morgan Eldridge is a poet, spoken word performer and artist from Bloomington, Indiana. So far she only has a few chapbooks published, but working on a book.

Chris Clavin is the author of Free Pizza For Life and Cursed In Cairo. He is also a musician and plays in the DIY folk punk band Ghost Mice.

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Make.Shift Summer Party!
Aug
5
12:00 PM12:00

Make.Shift Summer Party!

 

 

Make.Shift is excited to work with The Hub Community Bike Shop to host SUMMER PARTY,

Saturday August 5th from Noon-8pm at the HUB 903 State Street

Saturday August 5th
10 AM: Bike Scavanger Hunt
Team or Incividual check-in at Make.Shift between 10-11a.m. 
Team will receive a list of clues at check-in. Designate one team member to take pictures for the hunt. Prizes will be awarded to the teams with the best scores & completion times!

Noon-8.
MUSIC:
Emma Lee Toyoda (Seattle indie pop)
Memory Boys (Whidbey Island Pop/Punk)
Heavy Weather (Calgary emo/punk/indie)
balance (Vancouver post hardcore punk)
The Wednesdays
Redwood Sol
Virgo Virgo
Boris Budd and The Bonquistidors

Beer Garden
Bellingham Play Lab/Kidz Zone
Food by Buenos 'Dillas Quesadillas

MORE TBA

This event is a fundraiser for Make.Shift, a 501C Non Profit who aims to engage the community by providing a space for all ages art and music in Bellingham, WA. We are asking for $10 at our donation stations. ALL AGES weclome.

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Aug
4
to Aug 26

Make.Shift Family: Appreciating Those Who Make.Shift Happen

For the First Friday Art Walk in August, Make.Shift Gallery will host our first annual appreciation night for the tremendous volunteers, tenants, and staff that make this space possible. We’ve invited all those involved behind the scenes at Make.Shift to display works depicting unique interpretations of community to celebrate our chosen family in the Bellingham arts & music scene. “Make.Shift Family: Appreciating those who Make.Shift happen” ill feature new visual art by James Mey, Steeb Russell, Jess Flegel, Brad Lockhart, Renee Shepherd, Jabez Richard, Jessyca Murphy and more!

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All Ages Rock and Roll Lottery!
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

All Ages Rock and Roll Lottery!

What's an all ages rock lotto?

Band Lottery started in Bellingham in 2010 at the former Jinx Art Space. Bringing it back it's original basement home, we will select thirty-five people and randomly group them together with five other musicians to from a band, write three songs, and play a show within a two week period. The results often make for fun, hilarious, and chaotic results. The lottery has moved around a bit and now has a permanent home every January at Wild Buffalo who graciously benefits the proceeds to our humble all ages space. 

To get involved please read, and fill out the google form below. We will contact you before the draft date to let you know if you have been selected. 

This event will be a benefit for Make.Shift and we thank you for participating! This event is sponsored by Casa Que Pasa. There sponsorship pays for the admission of the 1st 20 people at the door. 

Sign up here:
https://goo.gl/forms/tYPlSGxkaY7OGvdj2

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Mom Jeans, The Co Founder, Graduating Life, Iffy Comma
Jul
28
8:00 PM20:00