In solidarity with International Women's Day, Drop Forge & Tool, in collaboration with our next door neighbor Spotty Dog Books & Ale, present ALL WOMEN’S EVE, celebrating the divine feminine through music.
First, join us for an exhibition of work-in-progress by our current artist in residence, San Francisco-based illustrator Rachel Frankel, who is working on a series of portraits of female musicians.
Then follow us next door for sounds by beloved sound-makers Power Animal System, Emily Ritz, Rebecca Becker and Goldee Dust, joined by Rachel Frankel in an east-meet-west coastal sonic exchange! Katherine Bauer’s films will provide a visual accompaniment to the evening.
Exhibition @ 6pm - 7:30 @ DF&T (442 Warren) | FREE
Music @ 7:30 pm @ Spotty Dog (440 Warren) | $5, all proceeds to artists
San Francisco-based illustrator and graphic artist, Rachel is the lead singer and guitarist of Phosphene, an Oakland-based dream rock band. Their sound is an amalgam of rock, dream pop and shoegaze.
Power Animal System
Witchy wolfgrrl power ass-tral multidimensional starslut cosmic bitch friend lover ally protector -- Power Animal System is Jason Martin’s species & gender queer trans-missional-dimensional experiential service via performance, video, seances, assorted images.
Creating otherworldly celestial soul music for many years, Emily Ritz has been has been a fixture in the Bay Area music scene since 2006. Moving back east to Hudson, NY and refreshed and energized by her new environment, Emily's music is constantly evolving. Emily will releasing her new solo album Spring 2017.
Katherine Bauer bathes in the photochemical indulging emulsion to bleed into realms of the magical from whence they came.
Rebecca Becker is not sure what genre this gloop is. Kind of ethereal with eternal longing and a little bit of vomit.
Andrea has always been fascinated with creating soundtracks and setting the musical mood for any environment. She was introduced to DJing by her friends at Albany Frequencies, and runs albanyfrequencies.com, a website that highlights upcoming shows in the 518 area. In addition to DJing, she plays keyboard in Albany based band, Haley Moley, and also produces music in her spare time.