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** Information about the upcoming Olympia ladyfest in 2005 will be posted on a new website, as soon as it is available.   **
All of the information on these pages was current in August, 2000 and has not been updated since.We would like to encourage ladies to take what they can from our experience and create their own events in their own communities. Please keep us updated.

 

 

 

 

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Ladyfest Full Schedule ... last updated 7/30/00 ... see CHANGES

Special Pre-fest events
++July 30 and 31 4-6pm @ Oly World News Volunteer Training (open to all interested volunteers)
++July 31 8:30pm Schmidt Mansion, 330 Schmidt Place, Tumwater Pie potluck hosted by Stella Marrs
++July 31 7-10pm @ K parking lot Welcoming reception at K Records DJ Amelia Fletcher (heavenly, talulah gosh, marine research)

**ALL EVENTS ARE ALL-AGES & NO ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED AT ANY LADYFEST-SPONSORED EVENTS**
** SEE VENUE PAGE FOR LOCATION, ACCESSIBILITY AND CAPACITY INFORMATION **

LEGEND:
LOCATION WORKSHOPS/PANELS AFTERHOURS / DRAG / PARTIES / OPEN MIC / FASHION SHOW ART SHOWS PERFORMANCE ART / SPOKEN WORD FILM/VIDEO ACTIVITY SPACE MUSIC BAZAAR
                 
STARTING TIMES VENUE
INFO
Tuesday 8/1 Wednesday 8/2 Thursday 8/3 Friday 8/4 Saturday 8/5 Sunday 8/6
11 am Capitol Theatre PICK UP PASSES OUTSIDE 11-?
Passes available at the Capitol Theatre will-call all week.
       
Oly World News Ladyfest Headquarterslocated in the upstairs office of Oly World News
open 11-6 daily (6-midnight go to Capitol Theatre) FIRST AID & EMERGENCIES GO HERE
NOON Capitol Theater Rock Block:
Guitar Basics

*GIRLS ONLY*
Rock Block:
Using a PA
Gender Socialization in Schools workshop Self Defense workshop
*GIRLS ONLY*
Women in Action against the WTO
 
Arrow Space Rock Block:
Bass Basics
*GIRLS ONLY*
Sexual Assault Panel Labor Organizing in a feminized industry workshop Battling burnout -- emotional renewal in activism and art Hip Mama Parenting  
Midnight Sun Rock Block:
Drum Basics

*GIRLS ONLY*

Sex Work panel

Basic Bike Repair workshop

Tenants Rights workshop Welfare Rights Organizing  
Praxis
(upstairs)
  Creating Alternative menstrual products *GIRLS ONLY* Hero Sisters/ Computers and Access   Bazaar
*FREE*
 
Thekla Open mic *FREE*          
Voyeur   Prison Activism workshop   Intro to Chinese Medicine workshop Songs of Protest  
1pm Capitol Theatre           Fake, Glass Candy, Jean Smith, The Need, Mary Timony
Steph Anne Best and Danielle Lieberman
Community Print     Sewing Circle workshop      
TBA       Swing Dancing    
Oly World News Knitting          
Thekla   Kanako, Braille Stars, Rondelles, N-16 + puppet show by Molly Rainbow Sugar, Vandemonium, Two Ton Boa, Allison Williams Frenchie and the German Girls, Tracy and the Plastics, Subtonix, Haggard Slumber Party, Shady Ladies, The Gossip, Rebecca Pearcy  
2-2:15 Arrowspace Orgy-nizing: A discussion about sex where everyone is the expert Censoring Women¢s voices and bodies Discussion on feminism and identity politics Trans issues panel Anti-Oppression Workshop  
Capitol Theatre Film and Video:
eX-peri-narra et cetera: Short Films and a Feature
Film and Video: A Docu/Fictive Double-Feature Cat-Day-Afternoon Film and Video
"Docu-Go-Go: One Short & Two Documentaries"
Film and Video:
"Faking it" contemporary experimental video + Q and A
Performance Art / Spoken Word:
Stacey Ann Chin, Penny Arcade
 
Community Print         Letterpress workshop  
K Big Room     Printmaking and silk screening      
Midnight Sun Myths & Facts about Domestic Violence Panel Ending harassment and violence: a workshop for men to develop solidarity and anti-sexist organizing *GUYS ONLY* Creating community resources workshop Women in business panel TBA  
Mirah's Kitchen       Vegetarian Cooking workshop
*FREE*
   
Praxis I¢d rather be fat than brainwashed: Bad Ass-Fat Ass panel Basic Auto Mechanics workshop Women of color claiming space in their world *WOMEN OF COLOR ONLY** Youth leadership training workshop    
Voyeur   Aids Workshop
  Independent Travel Workshop Dismantling Racism and Subverting Privledge workshop  
4pm Capitol Theatre     Fashion Show hosted by Lyuda Feldman and Aura Perrica *FREE*      
5pm Arrowspace ALL ART OPENINGS ARE FREE (green cells=art) and ALL SHOWS RUN ALL WEEK. Fabric show, "Fabric, Objects and Art" opening celebration
*FREE*
 
Capitol Theatre   ≥Compact≤, a beauty tips show opening
*FREE*
CANCELLED
       
K Big Room       HIGH JINKS: Group show opening celebration + Geodessy for Guitars *FREE*
 
Midnight Sun

MADE TO ORDER: Group art show opening celebration
*FREE*

         
Oly World News     Photo show: ≥Take a Picture, It¢ll last longer≤ opening celebration
*FREE*
     
6-6:30pm Midnight Sun Film and Video:
"DOC-u-meant-ARia: Voices & Visions"
and
"Interactive Theater with the Heartsparkle Players"
(7:45-9:15) 
Performance Art:
Line-up is tentative: Kathryn Williamson, Teresa and Wendy, Ann McGuire, J. Mclaughlin, Molly Robertson, Tristan and Nomy, Inga Muscio, Jenfish Superstar, Ellen Marie
Film and Video:
1st program 6-9
X-PAIRe-NAIR-Ah: Experimental Narrative sUPER Shorts
2nd program 9-11
"Razed By Wolves: Films about Family"
Performance Art:
Teresa Carmody & Wendy Ortiz, Molly Zuckerman & Sara Pete & Reba Swartz --Puppet Show, Ellen Marie , J McLaughlin, Alix Olson, Tara Jepsen & Beth Lisick "Fumbling Toward Rock: The Miriam and Helen Story"
Film and Video:
1st program 6-8:45
"Queer All Over: Shorts, Docs & Experimental Moving-Image"
2nd Program 9-11 "X-pair-ee/CON-cep-TU: Experimental Film and Video Art"
 
7pm
(Sunday night show starst at 8pm)
Capitol Theatre. Hostess: Jennifer Schafer Hostess: Molly Zuckerman Hostesses: Allison and Cindy Wolfe Hostess: Julie Lary   Performance Art:
Easy Bake Coven Cabaret with Dame Darcy
Bands:
Quixotic, Bangs, Misty Fine, Gina Birch, Butchies
Bands:
Amy Blaschke, Dos, Softies, Cat Power
*COUNTRY SHOW*
Bands:
Rose and Kathy Melberg, Tennessee Twin, Daisy Duke, Carolyn Mark and her Room-Mates, Trailer Bride, Neko Case and her Boyfriends
Bands:
I Mudder Acordian, Shotgun Won, Aislers Set, Lost Goat, Lois, Bratmobile
Bands:
Portland Union Choir, Sarah Dougher, Kia Kadiri, Bobbyteens, Holly Go Lightly, Sleater-Kinney
Spoken Word:
Spider, Ida, Nomy Lamm
Performance Art:
Rebeka Rodriguez, Sissy Chrome, Nicole Blackman
Performance Art:
Inga Muscio and the Ladyfest Cheerleaders for Art, Inga Muscio, Penny Arcade
Animation by Martha Colburn following Cabaret show 
AFTER HOURS
(after night time rock shows...)
Capitol Threater   Drag Show
hosted by the Teenage Ho dads
       
Midnight Sun     Metal karaoke
hosted by Faith
*FREE*
80¢s dance party
*FREE*
Dance Party
hosted by Angie Hart and Michelle Noel
*FREE*
 

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