The purpose of Make Shift’s Xperiecne Art Project (XAP) is to provide authentic aesthetic experiences to the young adults of Bellingham through creation of and response to a multitude of art forms including visual arts, music, theatre and dance. XAP provides after school workshops, performances and discussions for young artists. XAP also coordinates with local high schools to motivate student to become active participants in the local arts community.
Workshops are currently on break for summer at Make.Shift Art Space, 306 Flora Street in downtown Bellingham.
94.9 KZAX Community Radio
KZAX 94.9 FM is Bellingham’s newest community radio station. A project of Make.Shift,KZAX exists to promote local and underrepresented voices on the FM airwaves. KZAX aspires to showcase and highlight local arts, culture, dialog and activism.
The station was born when Make.Shift secured a license from the FCC in 2014 to create a new low-power FM station (LPFM) — a community-based, non-commercial radio station operating at 100 watts or less and reaching a radius of 3 to 7 miles. KZAX is expected to be broadcasting by July 25,2016