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Roberts Street Social Centre

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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Ice Cream Social and Zine Launch with Maranda Elizabeth, Roberts Street zinemaker-in-residence!

Friday July 16, 5pm. Roberts Street Social Centre, 5684 Roberts Street.

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Photos from the 24-Hour Zine Challenge

 A big thank-you to everyone who participated in this year's 24-Hour Zine Challenge! There are some excellent photographs of the event taken by Heather Watts on the Halifax Media Co-op site

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RSSC Collective Meeting: Wednesday August 11, 7 pm

We are now meeting monthly! The next meeting will be Wednesday, August 11 at 7 pm. Come on out and get involved!

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5th Annual 24-Hour Zine Challenge and 5-Year Birthday Celebration!

Saturday July 10th at 5pm until Sunday July 11th at 5pm = 24 Hour Zine Challenge
Sunday July 11th, 2pm-5pm = Anchor Archive 5-Year Birthday Celebration

All events at the Roberts Street Social Centre – 5684 Roberts Street (off Agricola)

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Natural Dye and Shibori Skillshare

with Shed resident Nancy Anne McPhee

Saturday July 3rd 4:30-7:30

Several dye pots, including Indigo, will be set up for experimentation and experience.  Possibly also a yellow and a pink.  

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Mental Health and the Concept of Home workshop announced

One of our upcoming shed residents, Maranda Elizabeth will be facilitating a discussion on the concept of home and how our mental health affects where and how we live. Questions to consider might be: Where do you feel the most at home? How do mental health and personal income dictate how you live? Do you ever feel homesick?

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Criminal Queers Workshop, Tuesday July 6

CRIMINAL QUEERS: sex panics, the criminalization of HIV, and strategies for decarceration
-workshop & discussion-
at Roberts Street Social Centre at 5684 Roberts Street
TUESDAY JULY 6th from 7PM to 9PM -- free of charge

This informal and discussion-based workshop seeks to discuss 

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Performance of The Custom of Killing Rabbits on Friday, June 18

The Custom of Killing Rabbits
 
A one-woman show by shed resident Alessandra Naccarato
workshop performance by candlelight
 
in the garden of Robert St Social Centre
 
Friday June 18th at dusk | 8 pm | Free
(Rain date Saturday June 19)
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I swam here… a creative writing workshop on magic

June 13, 2010 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Film Screening: Is The Crown At War With Us?

Come join the Halifax Anarchist Black Cross on June 10th for a film screening at the Crow's Nest.

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Papergirl Call for Submissions

From Molly, our current shed resident: 

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What's Good: Call for Participation

Dear Halifax:

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

Discussions start at 8pm- short presentations to be followed by open discussions
Roberts Street Social Centre (5684 Roberts Street- little red house)
Backyard, around the fire pit
All Welcome

June 12 - Why we are drawn to Marxism

July 3 - Marx’s theory of value

August 14 - Anti-state communisms

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Gardening at the Roberts Street Social Centre

Thanks to the hard work of Meristem Collective, the yard at the Roberts Street Social Centre is looking fabulous, and a gardening committee has been formed! We have some big plans and need helping hands and donations.

Here are some of the plans:

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