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Books Beyond Bars' Booksale fundraiser!

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Thursday Oct 28, 11 am - 4 pm
In Front of Dalhousie Legal Aid Service (2209 Gottingen Street)

Riot Grrrl Relived; the spirit of grrrl zines, next generation

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Sunday, October 24th, 1-5 pm

Zine Fair

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Saturday October 23rd 2010, noon-5pm
St. David's Church Hall, 1537 Brunswick Street, Halifax
Admission is FREE!

Brought to you by the Anchor Archive Zine Library, Strange Adventures, and Pop Explosion.

Anchor Archive Open Hours Training

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If you're interested in volunteering to do open hours shifts at the Anchor Archive Zine Library, a volunteer orientation session is being held on Saturday, October 23rd at 3:00 pm. Our open hours volunteers help people find zines, check out zines for people and check in returns, and help keep the library running smoothly. It's a great way to meet zinesters and get library experience.

Autumn Zine Parties

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Every Monday from 7-9 pm, you're invited to the Anchor Archive Zine Library to catalogue zines and make zines, while enjoying the company of other zinesters and eating delicious snacks.

DIY Silkscreen screen building workshop

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Wednesday, October 6th, 6-9 pm

Run by Maryanna Hardy, current Inkstorm artist resident!

Time Capsule Film Screening

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Trash Can Romance

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Fall Workshop Schedule for Transition Halifax workshops at Roberts Street

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All workshops run from 7-9 pm. A small material fee may apply. Pre-register by emailing


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Saturday, Sept 25th, 12 pm

Roberts Street Social Centre artist-in-residence Clara Bee Lavery is launching her new zine HUNGRY: A (Re)Collection of Memorable Meals & Disordered Eating. Join the RSSC crew for a potluck lunch, reading, and informal discussion about our relationships with food. $5 and/or a potluck item gets you a copy of HUNGRY and a delicious meal!

Call for Submissions: Birthday Card Designs

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!!Call for Submissions!!

Monthly Meeting Postponed

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 Please note that our monthly meeting has been postponed by one week. It will now take place on Wednesday, September 22, at 7 pm. See you there!

Theory by Fire: a discussion series on Marxism as living theory

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September 18 - Mechanization and capital over-accumulation

Why does capital mechanize? What happens when it does? Asaf Rashid will present on the role of mechanization in capitalist society and explore Marx's concept of capital over-accumulation.

Make the Wind Blow Zine Launch

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A message from our shed residents: 
HEY HALIFAX! We are launching our zine & we’d love to come celebrate:

Make the Wind Blow… a zine on music & resistance.

Where? 5684 Roberts Street (Roberts Street Social Centre)

Free BBQ and backyard party in recognition of Prisoner Justice Day

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Call For Submissions: Her Royal Majesty magazine

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Ghost Pine Book Launch, Wednesday, August 4th, 7 PM Eye Level Gallery

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Join Jeff Miller for the Halifax launch of his book Ghost Pine: All Stories True (Invisible Publishing) at the Eye Level Gallery (2063 Gottingen St).

Sappyfest Zine Fair, Saturday July 31

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Sappyfest 2010 is a lovely little independent music festival that happens in annually in the small town of Sackville New Brunswick. It will be taking place Friday July 30 until Sunday August 1, in conjunction with the Ok.Quoi?! Arts Festival at Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre.   

Catalogue Parties Are Back!

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We currently have over 4000 items catalogued!  But there are still a lot of zines left and more cataloguing to undertake. Certain subjects have been somewhat neglected.

In Transitions screening

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Wednesday, July 28th, at the Roberts Street Social Centre

"The 'In Transitions...' DVD decsribes the Transition Town movement, which is quickly becoming one of the fastest sustainability movements in the world. Transition Towns aim to raise awareness of sustainable living and build local ecological resilience in the near future.

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