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Fall Workshop Schedule for Transition Halifax workshops at Roberts Street

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

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ZINE L(A)UNCH POTLUCK!

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!

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Call for Submissions: Birthday Card Designs

!!Call for Submissions!!

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Monthly Meeting Postponed

 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!

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

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.

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Two Call Outs! Resident Event!

Donate your stuff to the Roberts Street Yard Sale! Shed resident Katie Haegele is writing her zine, White Elephants, about yard saling and her love of all things old and unwanted. She sneaked in a little linguistics lesson on the word nostalgia and related words in other languages, too. To celebrate the launch of her fourth issue she’s having a yard sale!

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Roberts Street BBQ

The Roberts Street BBQ has been postponed until next week (September 3rd). But it'll be a big one -a celebration of the exciting summer we've had at Roberts Street. It is also a fundraiser so be sure to tell everyone you know. We all love barbeques! Vegetarian options, fresh veggies and popsicles are all available. See you there.

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Make the Wind Blow Zine Launch

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)

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Resident Workshop

Stage Banter: A Workshop Hosted by current shed resident, Henry Adam Svec Crows Nest, 7:00 pm What does a singer-songwriter do in between songs during a performance? How can such moments be used? What assumptions underlie common approaches to stage banter?

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Free BBQ and backyard party in recognition of Prisoner Justice Day

Call For Submissions: Her Royal Majesty magazine

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RSSC's Artist-In-Residence Teresa Cheng's SHOWCASE!

Come to a small showcase of Teresa's work, including old, new and ones in progress.
The night will include:

Date: Sunday, August 1st
Time: 8pm
Location: Crow's Nest (2nd Floor), Roberts Streets Social Centre, 5684 Roberts Street

- a reading of a new zine, Feeling Words: A Pocket Zine of Emotions

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

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).
 
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Sappyfest Zine Fair, Saturday July 31

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.   
 
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Catalogue Parties Are Back!

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.

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In Transitions screening

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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Marie-Desneiges Stockland concert

Monday, August 2nd, 4 pm, Robert Street Social Centre backyard

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Shout Out Media Tour for girls

July 24 & 25 at the Roberts Street Social Centre
 
Shout Out! Media is an interdisciplinary group of Toronto graduate students who are working in partnership with the Girls Action Foundation in creating a cross-Canada media literacy and video production workshop series for girls aged 12-17. 
 
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