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Monthly Meeting Postponed

by nicolem ()

 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.

Two Call Outs! Resident Event!

by Anchor Archive ()

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!

Roberts Street BBQ

by Anchor Archive ()

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.

Make the Wind Blow Zine Launch

by nicolem ()

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)

Resident Workshop

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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?

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

by Anchor Archive ()

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

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

by nicolem ()
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

by nicolem ()
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!

by nicolem ()

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.

Marie-Desneiges Stockland concert

by nicolem ()

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

Shout Out Media Tour for girls

by nicolem ()
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. 
 

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

by nicolem ()

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

Photos from the 24-Hour Zine Challenge

by nicolem ()

 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

RSSC Collective Meeting: Wednesday August 11, 7 pm

by nicolem ()

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

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

by nicolem ()

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)

Natural Dye and Shibori Skillshare

by nicolem ()

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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