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This month at the Mixer, join KEXP Education Coordinator and DJ Sharlese Metcalf for a discussion on activism and self-care in the music industry. Whether it’s through her roles at KEXP, as a member of the TUF collective, or her work as a Music Commissioner, Sharlese has been a leading advocate in Seattle’s music scene for years. Sharlese will be sharing experience from her career advancing social justice through her work in the music industry, and her thoughts on how to take care of yourself in this challenging work.
Join us for this discussion with Sharlese Metcalf and to network with fellow creatives!
This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.
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Sharlese Metcalf began her radio career at Green River Community College in 2001 hosting their Northwest music focused show Local Motion on KGRG. She attained her Broadcasting Certificate from Green River, and was offered a job at Jones Radio Networks. There, she worked on Classic Country and Top 40 shows as a production assistant. While at Jones Radio, she was given a KEXP internship to work on the show Audioasis as an assistant to the host and booker. In 2009, She became an Audioasis producer, and in 2012, was promoted to host and KEXP’s Music Community Events Coordinator. In 2018, Sharlese resigned as host of Audioasis and now works as KEXP’s Education Coordinator and a rotating host Expansions, KEXP’s electronic show. Additionally she works as DJ and promoter events at clubs around town as Depth, Studio 4/4, Audiodrome, Videoasis and Just One More Thing, serves on the board for Northwest Film Forum and the Seattle Music Commission and is a member of the collective TUF.