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Incite:: These Songs Sing – A conversation with Chayla Hope
February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us Sunday February 18th for an ongoing series that explores the songs that we write. First up in the series is singer/songwriter Chayla Hope, of Seafair. We will explore Ms. Hope’s process and discuss how she constructs songs both in the solo and group context.
The evening begins at 6pm with an extended tape interview of the legendary Nina Simone as part of our INCITE TAPE COLLAGE SERIES.
Our conversation with Chayla will follow.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
More about our guest,
Chayla Hope is the frontwoman and lead songwriter of Seafair. Her powerful voice and lyrical gravitas form the core of the band’s sound with songs that explore themes of love and loss.
With the release of their debut album The Querencia, Seafair was Cleveland Scene Magazine’s Best Band of 2015. The following year, Hope was recognized by Cleveland Scene Magazine as the city’s Best Female Vocalist. The group has played festival stages from Chicago to Denver and sold out Cleveland’s House of Blues accompanied by a 34-piece orchestra. Their work with Fusion Filmworks and Downtown Cleveland Alliance has won an Emmy and several ADDY awards.
INCITE is our year long series of Performative Exhibitions designed to create a dialogue between creatives in this region and beyond. For more information about our programs, and collaborations visit our website -www.guidetokulchur.com