Thursday, September 8, 2022

Lots happening in days ahead!

Lots happening in days ahead at the Hub (community center where SubRosa is located)… note: first event listed below, Rally for Juristac, is in San Jose and Practicing Abolitionist Principles is in Watsonville: 


Saturday!


-Rally for Juristac - from FB event post - https://fb.me/e/1TqVvkpl9 "STAND WITH US — The sacred ceremonial heartland of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band near Gilroy, CA is threatened by a proposed 403-acre sand and gravel mining operation. 


Santa Clara County has released an environmental analysis of the project and soon will decide whether to approve or deny permits for the mine. If built, this project would devastate pristine grasslands and woodlands, impair a critical wildlife movement corridor, and desecrate Amah Mutsun (Ohlone) sacred sites.


Join us in front of the Santa Clara County building on Sept. 10, 1-4pm to stand together for the land, for cultural survival, and to show the strength of our collective determination to protect Juristac! 


Please help us get the word out! More resources and info at: http://www.protectjuristac.org/rally/ 


Rally hosted by the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band


LOCATION: McEntee Plaza (In front of the Santa Clara County Government Building) 70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95110"


-Fábrica Open Hours – Saturdays / 2 – 5 p.m. and Mondays / 1 – 4 p.m. with Fábrica Collective (thefabrica@thefabrica.org) / Location: The Fábrica, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA / Description: The Fábrica is a community workspace where folks can come to learn and share knowledge about textiles arts. This includes Sewing, Knitting, Quilting, Embroidery, Crochet, and Bookbinding, among others. The workshop is operated by volunteers and funded by donations from participants.


-LiveLoop Lesson - Saturday, September 10th / 5 p.m. with Weston Mossman (https://instagram.com/swayor_music and wmossmaneston@gmail.com) / Location: SubRosa, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA / Description: Learn how to use a simple loop pedal to have fun, compose, practice and perform music for less than $100. Great for musicians of all skill levels. – Demo / – Introduction to looping / – Group Lesson / – Tips / – End by all making a livelooped song together. (A Free Skool Santa Cruz class)


-Square Dance Benefit - all proceeds going to Plan C (an org fighting for reproductive rights) - Saturday September 10th, 7-10pm at the Bike Church (703 Pacific Ave) - $10-$15 notaflof - square dance & calls by Nina Berry / 2 step by Malibu Bar-Babe / there will also be food and some vending in the SubRosa courtyard. It's an evening focusing on fem performers and musicians. https://www.instagram.com/p/CiNq8mupGi7/?igshid=ZDg1NjBiNjg= 


Sunday!


-Really Really Free Market – September 11th / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the Really Really Free Market Crew (SubRosa@riseup.net) / Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA / Description: ¡Tianguis Realmente Gratuito! Todo es gratis. Really Really Free Market – 11am-2pm. No money. No trades. Everything is free. This gathering is not about the "stuff" we give and take, but more about how we can freely give and receive from each other. ¡Todo gratis! No intercambio de dinero, no negocios, no trueques. Trae lo que gustes, toma lo que necesites. Este mercado gratuito es basado en una economía de regalar. / a collaboration with KZSC - record & cd swap as well!


-Practicing Abolitionist Principles in daily life & Lgbtqi+ Inmate snail mail workshops – (note: NOT AT Hub/SubRosa! See info below for location!) September 11th / 1 – 4:30 p.m. with Stephanie/Burrito (Little.Burrito@yahoo.com) / Location: The Slough Brewing Collective, 65 Hangar Way, Watsonville, CA / Description: These courses will be open conversations about the ways we can reach out and advocate for LGBTQI+ Inmates, sharing statistics, the cycles of entering incarceration and the prison system, and how we can shift our way of engaging with others around us, approach and resolve conflicts in ways that no longer adhere to structures of the carceral state (cancel culture, detention, time out, silent treatment, "ghosting" etc). The classes include art as a healing form and we will be making letters, photography, postcards and other pieces of snail mail to send to LGBTQI+ Prisoners! / Donations are always welcome to help fund the postcards and materials! If people are interested in directly sending funds to inmate commissary we will have a qr code that leads to that. (An offering in the Free Skool Santa Cruz 2022 summer session).


Upcoming events!


-A show! At SubRosa, with High Primes (SC) / Allegra Krueger (NYC) / Livia Charman SC) - Saturday September 17, doors 7:30 & show 8 // dry space // all ages // $5-$15 notaflof // vax&mask // from High Primes - "It's been a slow burn and a long time, but High Primes is finally playing our first public show in Santa Cruz. What started out as a potentially terrible idea - "What if we had a band where every song started as country and ended as math rock?" - is now somehow a full set of heartbreak and tasty ⅞ lap steel licks." https://www.instagram.com/p/CiJIFZvJGI2/?igshid=ZDg1NjBiNjg= 


And info about other happenings at SubRosa and elsewhere through Free Skool Santa Cruz at https://freeskoolsantacruz.wordpress.com/2022/08/02/free-skool-santa-cruz-2022-summer-session-part-2-august-september/ 


<Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub, 703 Pacific Ave>


-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 

-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.


SubRosa is part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 
-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. 


Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Lots at SubRosa/the Hub & around town with Free Skool Santa Cruz!


Lots happening at SubRosa/the Hub (703 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz) and around town through Free Skool Santa Cruz! More info about Free Skool classes at https://freeskoolsantacruz.wordpress.com/2022/08/02/free-skool-santa-cruz-2022-summer-session-part-2-august-september/ (and download hand drawn calendar you can print!)


Today, Tuesday, August 9th:


-Making Stuff with Junk – Tuesday, August 9th / 1 p.m. with Angela (IG https://instagram.com/froggy.doll)


Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 


Description:  From timers made of water to shelves customized with string, we'll be getting creative with making contraptions and fixing things with everyday materials. Why? Cuz its fun and funky.


-Creative Writing: Process Writing (a 4 part series) – Tuesdays, August 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th / 6 – 8 p.m. with Samuel Miller (samuelmillerwriting@gmail.com)


Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: How much does the way we write affect *what* we write? In this course, we'll focus on creating intentional writing conditions to explore the way it shapes our expression. You are welcome to come to any part of the series. Bring: Pen and paper.


Thursday, August 11th:


-Radical Political Theory Reading Group – Thursdays, 11th, 18th, 25th / 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. with Gabriel (gabrielmindel@gmail.com)


Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: In this reading group we are exploring political theory in two senses of the word "radical". First we are looking at texts that are from of the edges of contemporary political theory – feminist care, black anarchism, autonomous zones, anonymity, abolition – ideas of politics and the political that are original, that defy convention, and that challenge our notions of what is acceptable to say, do or think. The second sense is one that takes seriously the origins of the word "radical", suggesting "roots" or the hidden networks underground that both give strength to the foundations of political activity, and that draw into it the necessary elements for flourishing. We will be looking at contemporary works of political theory that seek to transform the world from the (under)ground up. Each week we'll read one short book and have a discussion facilitated by our small collective. Everything we'll read has been published in the last two years, giving us a chance to engage in a diverse collection of new ideas about how we change the world. Please contact in advance to find out more about the reading group and to get our reading list! – gabrielmindel@gmail.com


Friday, August 12th:


-Community Workout Day – Friday, August 12th / 1 p.m. with Frog is (IG https://instagram.com/froggy.doll)


Location: London Nelson Community Center Lawn, 301 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: Comrades, homies, randos and all meeting up to exercise! It's hard to exercise sometimes, so we'll be each other's gym buddies at the park! Materials: Just bring water :^). Accessibility: There is shaded area and benches available. Lawn and sidewalk are both available.


Saturday, August 13th:


-Salsa Dance Club Basics – Saturday, August 13th / 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. with Annalisa Carrillo-Fulk (SalsaWithAnna@gmail.com)


Location: Seabright Beach, lifeguard tower 2-3


Description:  Salsa Dance is a massively popular culmination of dance styles, rooted in Afro-Cuban dances. Learning the basic Salsa rhythm will not only be your ticket to jumping onto the dance floor with some new moves, but give you a foundation for your own style, creativity and Salsa "sabor"/flavor that you can enjoy developing over time. I'll teach a few go-to movements then we'll dance all together to a few of my favorite songs. THIS CLASS WILL TEACH FOOTWORK INDIVIDUALLY AND WILL NOT INCLUDE PARTNER DANCING. Materials: No flip flops; tennis shoes or athletic shoes are ideal. Accessibility: We'll be dancing in the sand so it's uneven; wear shoes that you don't mind getting sandy or go barefoot.


-The Participation of Women in Global Revolutionary Struggle – Saturday, August 13th / 1 – 2:30 p.m and August 20th / 11:30 a.m. with Ariella Patchen (ap73999@gmail.com)


Location: at Tabby Cat Cafe, 1101 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: In this collective course I would like to think about how women in liberation movements, such as the Zapatista, Kurdish, Palestinian, and Black Panther Party, have opened up space for women to form connections with one another while challenging both external and internal patriarchal gender dynamics. We will focus on reading mainly auto-biographical accounts from women in each movement and then work on collaborative art making that represents what we have learned from the readings. This can look like portraits, print-making, poetry, dance, etc! As we engage with this material I would like us to focus on what we can learn from each movement, and how it relates to us as we work towards making revolutionary alternatives and combatting patriarchy in our own lives. Materials: sketchbooks, art supplies, etc.


-Crochet Windspinners for Beginners – Saturday, August 13th / 2 – 5 p.m. with cát linh tran (caitlinctran@gmail.com)


Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 


Description: Learning how to crochet the basic stitches and introduction to how to start off crocheting anything. Project could be a necklace or a bookmark. Materials: bring a crochet hook 4-5mm. However I might be able to borrow some.


-Fábrica Open Hours – Saturdays / 2 – 5 p.m. and Mondays / 1 – 4 p.m. with Fábrica Collective (thefabrica@thefabrica.org)


Location: The Fábrica, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: The Fábrica is a community workspace where folks can come to learn and share knowledge about textiles arts. This includes Sewing, Knitting, Quilting, Embroidery, Crochet, and Bookbinding, among others. The workshop is operated by volunteers and funded by donations from participants. Materials: We have sewing machines as well as generous amounts of fabric, zippers, notions, and the other tools and supplies one needs for most sewing and yarn-based projects. There is no charge to use the shop, but please consider a $5-10 donation to help with our operating costs.


Sunday, August 14th:


-Really Really Free Market – Every second Sunday, August 14th, September 11th / 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the Really Really Free Market Crew (SubRosa@riseup.net)


Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: This Sunday at the Really Really Free Market! KZSC bringing a CD & Record Swap - everything free! And happening in collaboration with and at SubRosa - hooray for doing things together! About the Really Really Free Market: ¡Tianguis Realmente Gratuito! Todo es gratis. Really Really Free Market - 11am-2pm. No money. No trades. Everything is free. This gathering is not about the "stuff" we give and take, but more about how we can freely give and receive from each other. ¡Todo gratis! No intercambio de dinero, no negocios, no trueques. Trae lo que gustes, toma lo que necesites. Este mercado gratuito es basado en una economía de regalar.  


-Practicing Abolitionist Principles in daily life & Lgbtqi+ Inmate snail mail workshops – Every second Sunday, August 14th, September 11th / 1 – 4:30 p.m. with Stephanie/Burrito (Little.Burrito@yahoo.com)


Location: The Slough Brewing Collective, 65 Hangar Way, Watsonville, CA


Description: These courses will be open conversations about the ways we can reach out and advocate for LGBTQI+ Inmates, sharing statistics, the cycles of entering incarceration and the prison system, and how we can shift our way of engaging with others around us, approach and resolve conflicts in ways that no longer adhere to structures of the carceral state (cancel culture, detention, time out, silent treatment, "ghosting" etc). The classes include art as a healing form and we will be making letters, photography, postcards and other pieces of snail mail to send to LGBTQI+ Prisoners! Donations are always welcome to help fund the postcards and materials! If people are interested in directly sending funds to inmate commissary we will have a qr code that leads to that.


***Practicing Sincerity will be playing a show at SubRosa with other bands on Monday August 15! More info to come! https://instagram.com/practicingsincerity and check out their new album!



<Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub, 703 Pacific Ave>


-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.


SubRosa is part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 
-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. 

Monday, August 1, 2022

Coming up in next few days…

Coming up in next few days at SubRosa/the Hub at 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


-Monday August 1st / 1-4pm - Fábrica Open Hours" The Fábrica is community workspace where folks can come to learn and share knowledge about textiles arts." At the Hub, 703 Pacific Ave (also participating in the Free Skool project - https://freeskoolsantacruz.wordpress.com/ )


-Tuesday, August 2nd / 6-8pm - Creative Writing Workshop: Intro to Fiction / with Samual Miller (samuelmillerwriting@gmail.com)


Location: SubRosa, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: A discussion on the fundamentals of fiction writing with prompts to practice. Then an opportunity to write a short story and share it.


-Wednesday, August 3rd, courtyard film screening of "Machines in Flames" (2022, 50 min.) gate at 7:30pm + W&A with Andrew at SubRosa, 703 Pacific Ave 


Machines in Flames (2022, 50min) is a cinematic search for the elusive group CLODO, who bombed computer companies in 1980s Toulouse, France. Journeying through the cybernetic nodes of military, industrial, and socialist development, the film exposes how recording devices fail to collect the ashes of history. The film combines archival traces, a viral desktop choreography, and paranoid footage of nocturnal stakeouts into a philosophical investigation of self-combustion. The film is the debut work of the Destructionist International, and the first in a series of films on the appetite for abolition in ultra-leftism. It was first distributed through a network of self-erasing USB data sticks dropped outside corporate campuses. https://machinesinflames.com/ 


-Thursday, August 4th at 1:30  -Radical Political Theory Reading Group / Thursdays, 1:30-4:30, August 4th, 11, 18th, 25th / 1:30-4:30 p.m. with Gabriel (gabrielmindel@gmail.com) -  (also participating in the Free Skool project - 

https://freeskoolsantacruz.wordpress.com/ )

Location: SubRosa Courtyard, 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA


Description: In this reading group we are exploring political theory in two senses of the word "radical". First we are looking at texts that are from of the edges of contemporary political theory – feminist care, black anarchism, autonomous zones, anonymity, abolition – ideas of politics and the political that are original, that defy convention, and that challenge our notions of what is acceptable to say, do or think. The second sense is one that takes seriously the origins of the word "radical", suggesting "roots" or the hidden networks underground that both give strength to the foundations of political activity, and that draw into it the necessary elements for flourishing. We will be looking at contemporary works of political theory that seek to transform the world from the (under)ground up. 


Each week we'll read one short book and have a discussion facilitated by our small collective. Everything we'll read has been published in the last two years, giving us a chance to engage in a diverse collection of new ideas about how we change the world.


Please contact in advance to find out more about the reading group and to get our reading list! – gabrielmindel@gmail.com


Materials: We'll be reading a short book every week. It's highly encouraged that folks get a hard copy of the books, most of which cost about $15 new. Anyone unable to afford this can get a pdf/ebook copy for free. However you do it, please read as much as you can before we meet! Folks are also encouraged to bring snacks, food or beverages to share.


And lots more classes in the 2022 Summer Session of Free Skool Santa Cruz coming up! Info available soon. https://freeskoolsantacruz.wordpress.com/


And don't forget that the Bike Church is open Thursday-Monday, 12-5pm! - also at the Hub at 703 Pacific Avenue.


SubRosa is part of a community center called The Hub --- 
Check out The Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info re: other Hub projects!

Contact info for our neighbors at The Hub 

-The Bike Church --- http://bikechurch.santacruzhub.org // https://www.facebook.com/thebikechurch/ // https://www.instagram.com/thebikechurch/ 
-Hard Core Compost --- https://www.compost.bike // https://www.instagram.com/hardcorecompost/ //  www.facebook.com/compost.bike/ 
-The Fábrica --- https://thefabrica.org // https://www.facebook.com/thefabrica/ // https://www.instagram.com/the_fabrica_/ 
-PedX Courier & Cargo --- http://pedxsc.com/ // https://www.facebook.com/pedxsc/ // https://www.instagram.com/pedalersexpress/ 
-Tenant Sanctuary --- https://tenantsanctuary.org // https://www.facebook.com/tenantsanctuary/

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SubRosa is a collectively run anarchist community space, a place to meet others and challenge our assumptions and act on our passions. We strive to create a vibrant environment for events, classes, meetings, organizing, performance, art, studying and more. SubRosa also offers radical literature for sale, and houses the Anarchist Lending Library. We welcome folks to join us in fostering an environment free from coercion, sexism, queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

SubRosa is part of the Hub Community Center, in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma. 

Do you want to join SubRosa in solidarity with the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band? 

-Contribute to The Humunya Foundation of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, a 501 (c) (3) Private Foundation under the Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations made to the Humunya Foundation are tax deductable. The Humunya Foundation was created to fund raise, facilitate Tribal cultural activities and conduct outreach to the public. More information http://amahmutsun.org/foundation 

-Sign up for the Amah Mutsun Land Trust email list for more information and opportunities to get involved. 
-Consider making a monthly  donation to Amah Mutsun Land Trust to support the tribe's Indigenous stewardship and cultural relearning work. 
-Check out  http://www.protectjuristac.org/how-to-help/ to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. Actions include:  Sign the petition to protect Juristac, an Amah Mutsun sacred site threatened by a proposed mining operation in Santa Clara county. https://www.amahmutsunlandtrust.org and http://amahmutsun.org 
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