Wednesday, April 18, 2018

At SubRosa in days ahead! Thursday Open Stage! // Saturday a show! // & More!

Open Stage! 
Thursday, April 19th,
7:30pm- sign up / 8pm- start


Subrosa's take on Open Mic. Once a month. Every month.

Sign ups at 7:30pm. Show at 8! Each act will get 5-10 minutes depending on the evening.

This is a space for performance of all kinds. A space to be witnessed in your work. Performance art. Drag. Dance. Poetry. Music. Essays. Rants. Interactive games. Magic. This is an Open Stage.

With a critique of capitalism and acknowledgement of intersectional systems of oppression, we honor and wish to uplift less heard voices including those of queer, trans, femme, people of color and indigenous folks. We strive to create a brave space where we work with what and who is in the room. 

We hope for this space to serve the radical performing artists in Santa Cruz and are open to collaboration!

Donations accepted and appreciated.

Marty Mable, Trash Romeo (pdx) & Heavenly Bother
Saturday, April 21st, 7:30pm


7:30 pm // all ages // safe(r) space // bring $5-7 for touring bands! // https://www.facebook.com/events/2270800846480303/

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Also, this is happening this weekend at UCSC (not at SubRosa)...

Counter-Production: Noise as Critical Research in Sound Studies (APRIL 20-21, 2018) - Some of the topics include indigenous black metal bands, black beatnik poets, prison abolition, noise policing in Seattle and Tunisia,...  https://noise.sites.ucsc.edu/unintelligible/

AND>... there is a rad sound installation in the Arboretum that we'll visit on Saturday morning, as well as a concert (not free) Friday night that should be fully the weirdest show you've ever seen - https://www.indexical.org/events/2018-04-20-happy-valley-band-blectum-from-blechdom-zachary-james-watkins

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And have people heard about organizing challenging UCSC's growth? 

-CLUE, the Coalition for Limiting University Expansion (which successfully fought to restrict UCSC growth 10 years ago along with other groups and folks efforts) is holding a community meeting at the Santa Cruz Police Station Community Room (uh, unfortunate choice of location as I imagine not everyone would feel safe there), 155 Center Street, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. A couple links regarding them are here:

-About the settlement: from Coalition to Limit University Expansion [2008]

-UCSC Expansion Meets Santa Cruz Housing Crunch [2017]

-The new group opposed to development on the meadow, which advocates development elsewhere (such as behind the trailer park) on campus, is called East Meadow Action Committee (EMAC) "a group of ... faculty, students, alumni, staff, and concerned community members who have joined together in an effort to prevent development on one of the campus's most important scenic landmarks, the East Meadow, north and east of the 
intersection of Hagar and Coolidge Drive on the UCSC campus." https://www.eastmeadowaction.org/


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​The Reel Work Labor Film Festival is happening at various sites around Santa Cruz!

Admission to all events is by voluntary donation http://reelwork.org/schedule.htm // So many great films...please check out the schedule online...including on Sunday at UCSC, CRUEL AND UNUSUAL: the Story of the Angola 3 and on Wednesday at the RCNV,  BLACK SNAKE KILLAZ: A #NODAPL STORY... and much more!


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AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS 
(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // & open for events & meetings

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

At SubRosa this weekend! Splash Zone- queer dance party // Really Really Free Market // Queer Skate Day & Show // & more!

SplashZone ~queer dance party~ Friday the 13th, 9 - 11:59pm

SPLASHZONE: a queer dance party // friday the 13th edition 



DJs:



          and special debut guest 

***DJ SAINT BRONCHO- who you won't, won't won'tttt wanna miss



dance so hard you
open up a portal 
into a spooky fridaythe13th world
dress yr best
celebrate one another
and also
yr favorite aries hellraiser chonies's birthday! ! ! 

FRIDAY APRIL 13th // 9PM // $10 always notaflof // don't come too late the portal might close // https://www.facebook.com/events/774806106045173/

Really Really Free Market - Saturday, April 14th, 12 - 3pm 


No money. No trades. Everything is free! On the second Saturday in April because of rain on the first Saturday.

This market is based on a gift-economy and thinks capitalism sucks. Bring food to share. Bring your special items that you don't use but can't throw away (ex. clothes, toys, art supplies, instruments, books and zines...your free box). Bring your special talents to offer people (ex. haircuts, message, reiki; we can help you set up if you let us know before hand). Come and take what you can use. We will have folks to check in with as you arrive. First come first served, space may be limited. Requirements: Mutual respect. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1928860253855345/

Another Dope Queer Skate Day & Show at SubRosa - Sunday, April 15th, 2 - 10pm


From the facebook post (https://www.facebook.com/events/157734634934110/) Du 2 Popular Demand...Come one, Come all, Girls, Boys, POC, Trans, Non-Binaries, & Queers!! 



Santa Cruz is STILL a cultural hub for white/macho male, inflated ego bro's with an agenda to bash others who aren't heteronormative surf jocks or skater bois. A large proportion of the shopping in downtown Santa Cruz is made up of corporate skate and surf shops who capitalize on the culture of what normie's would consider cool and fashionable. Those who are stylistically unique, or just learning the basics of skating are often scrutinized or made fun of because of the overwhelming insecurities surrounding the collective heteronormative male ego. 



In response... We are going to be hosting our SECOND Queer Skateboarding Day with help from Oakland's Unity Skateboards! The last Queer Skateboarding Day & Show went so well that we are gunna try to make this a regular thingy. Let's keep making a space where people can come, skate, and hang out w/o getting vibed or made fun of!! 



Unity Queer Skateboarding is a DIY venture from Oakland, CA. Support or check them out here... https://www.unityzines.com/skate-team & https://www.instagram.com/unityskateboarding/



Last time, Unity was able to come out and hang w us for the event. This time around they're gunna be in New York and their sweet bod's aren't gunna be able to make it. Boo Hoo! However, they are still gunna help us out with a lovely flyer.

This is a formal invite to all of you queer, radical, skateboarders, rollerbladers, roller skaters, bikers, scooter kids, and the sort to come hang out with more people like yourselves! Let's have fun and roll around!! This is our opportunity to further and solidify the network of cool, friendly, queerdo sk8ers in the Santa Cruz area c: 

Embarrassed about not knowing any cool moves yet? Don't be tricked!!

ALL ABILITY LEVELS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN!

Come learn how to ride, roll, and skate in a supportive, nurturing environment. <33 We will be meeting at 2pm at Derby Skatepark (508 Woodland Way, Santa Cruz, CA.)

WE WILL NOT BE MEETING AT SUBROSA AT 2pm. WE WILL BE MEETING AT DERBY SKATE PARK AT 2pm.

After our skate session is all wrapped up, we are going to have a show at Subrosa featuring local acts who are made up of locals, queers, and skateboarders. <33

*BB Sinclair - Santa Cruz Femme Pop / Emo Surf- https://facebook.com/bbysinclair/
**Eve's Peach - Santa Cruz / San Jose Fizzy Femme Garage Pop- https://evespeach.bandcamp.com/
***Rip Florence & The Flowers! - Local No Wave / Freak Folk- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uflmBzG-FGA
****Practicing Sincerity -Santa Cruz Dance Emo / Punk, Pop, & Drophttps://practicingsincerity.bandcamp.com/

<33 // The Skate Day will be $Free$ // The Show: $7 (NOTAFLOF) // 7pm - 10pm // All Ages // Safe(r) Space



AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS (Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)

Wednesdays, 10:30 - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // & open for events & meetings

Friday, April 6, 2018

Art Show Opening Tonight! // Really Really Free Market Next Saturday (4/14) // & More!


Smash Yer Head On The Junk Rock* // Art Show at SubRosa

Tonight! Friday April 6th:  6 - 9pm!

Join us 4 an intimate evening of art exhibition, friends hanging out in various areas within a room, vomit dreamzz, moldy masterpieces, refined palettes, and stinky chaos! ♥ ~ 

"Sh*t Grows Flowers!" may be the unofficial trademark // slogan for the fictional (and fully functional) Starbelly Trash Collective..

But on this evening, may they dazzle you with themselves in dispose!! Your guts will be grinning as they cordially invite you to.. 

"Smash Yer Head On The Junk Rock"!! 
OUCHEE!! :'/

Cast & Crew of Starbelly Trash Collective: 
/ RiP Florence \ of { _-_-_ }
# il la lo #// P.D.C.
~ immobilizedcat ~ // P.D.C. 
^ Rozene Enloe ^
** hAni** // P.D.C. 
$ Reyna Gallardo / VoidSprout $
Caitlin Jones AKA "Finley!" 
)Rooney Farris / a lucid glue(

On Friday April 6th we will be showing some of our various art works at SubRosa Anarchist Cafe in Downtown Santa Cruz from 6pm until 9pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/181463789326492/

We will be handing out zines that detail the art show & provide legends for our little game of "spot da splotch!" 

We would luv 4 u to stop by & be thy luving trash cats 2 our litter critter island. 

Recycle yr Identity w us? ♥ 

$free$ / donations to SubRosa & ourselves would be greatly appreciated..
: all ages :
no sticklers / bozos / pro alt right freaks 
lgbtq+ etc etc safe space 

farewell / adieu,
S. B. T. C.  
AKA
Rooney, Rip, Roz, Reyna & Caitlin

Update!  Really Really Free Market postponed until next Saturday, April 14th, 12 - 3pm due to rain!


No money. No trades. Everything is free! On the second Saturday in April because of rain on the first Saturday.

This market is based on a gift-economy and thinks capitalism sucks. Bring food to share. Bring your special items that you don't use but can't throw away (ex. clothes, toys, art supplies, instruments, books and zines...your free box). Bring your special talents to offer people (ex. haircuts, message, reiki; we can help you set up if you let us know before hand). Come and take what you can use. We will have folks to check in with as you arrive. First come first served, space may be limited. Requirements: Mutual respect. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1928860253855345/



AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS (Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // & open for events & meetings



And the SubRosa fundraiser is still ongoing!
Click here: support-subrosa!
(and money is processed through a secure WePay account).  And Thanks!

We appreciate any support you can offer to this anarchist community space...large and small...it all helps!

Note:  You can choose how regularly you contribute to SubRosa and the default on the website is weekly.  This can be changed to other time frames as well.  Also, the Action Network, which hosts the fundraiser requests a "tip" and this can also be adjusted from the default of 10% to "no tip" or even more.

Monday, March 12, 2018

West Coast J20 Solidarity Tour // Open Stage! // Clubrosa // shows!


Tuesday March 13th, 6:30 - 9pm
An event co-sponsored by SubRosa:

West Coast J20 Solidarity Tour
Freight Building, Depot Park — 119 Center St. / Downtown Santa Cruz

On January 20th, 2017 at the massive protests in Washington DC against Trump's inauguration, militarized police attacked and mass-arrested over 200 protestors at an anti-fascist, anti-capitalist march, charging 214 of them with an unprecedented eight felonies.

The first trial against 6 defendants ended with a verdict of not guilty on all charges, forcing prosecutors to drop charges against 129 of the arrested. However, the state is now doubling down against 59 remaining defendants.

In this touring presentation, you'll hear an overview and critical analysis of the case this far, highlighting its role and significance in the changing landscape of political repression in the United States. 

DROP THE CHARGES! Building solidarity against trumped-up repression!



https://www.facebook.com/events/170164550299040/ (there was a show at SubRosa same night but it is cancelled...from facebook event post "SHOW CANCELLED due to a serious medical emergency, sorry everyone")

Thursday March 15th, 7:30pm
Open Stage!

Subrosa's take on Open Mic. Once a month. Every month.  Sign ups at 7:30pm. Show at 8! Each act will get 5-10 minutes depending on the evening.

This is a space for performance of all kinds. A space to be witnessed in your work. Performance art. Drag. Dance. Poetry. Music. Essays. Rants. Interactive games. Magic. This is an Open Stage.

With a critique of capitalism and acknowledgement of intersectional systems of oppression, we honor and wish to uplift less heard voices including those of queer, trans, femme, people of color and indigenous folks. We strive to create a brave space where we work with what and who is in the room.  We hope for this space to serve the radical performing artists in Santa Cruz and are open to collaboration!

Donations accepted and appreciated.  https://www.facebook.com/events/352000798648473/

Friday March 16th, 9pm - 1am
Clubrosa - a queer dance party
Clubrosa is back. Come dance. Come wallflower. Come talk. Come shake it. Come unsure. Come with a plan. Come with friends. Come alone. Dress up and get down, or just show up and be down for whatever. 
Clubrosa is a queer dance party open to all genders and persuasions. It is a brave space of expression and fun. The dance floor is small and will get crowded. The courtyard is open and offers space to chill. Our space is fairly wheelchair accessible and all ages. 

$7 at the door. Give as you are able but always give something. This is a dry space, please have your drinks/do your thing before you come (or just elsewhere!). 
We are honored to host the California debut of DJ BExtra (OR). DJ BExtra is fresh from the hills of Southern Oregon. She calls her sound Deep Femme Disco House, it's a multi-genre blend of empowerment anthems and a celebration of sissys of all genders. She features queers and women and loves a great clap track.  https://www.facebook.com/events/405264283232799/ 
Monday March 19th, 6pm
Sunshine Eyes / The Toads / Eve's Peach 

un indie-pop show at SubRosa!

*SUNSHINE EYES (Local) dream-pop can we call it a supergroup? https://sunshineeyes.bandcamp.com/
**THE TOADS (On Tour - Portland OR) fun ol' power-pop/pop-punk trio from pdx https://wearethetoads.bandcamp.com/
***EVE'S PEACH (SJ) local karaoke heroes pop group https://evespeach.bandcamp.com/releases

7$ (notaflof) // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // https://www.facebook.com/events/1643356669076664/



AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS (Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // & open for events & meetings

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Really Really Free Market // Couple Shows // West Coast J20 Solidarity Tour // & More!

Lots happening at SubRosa!!!

Really Really Free Market
Saturday, March 10th, noon - 3pm!

No money. No trades. Everything is free! This market is based on a gift-economy and thinks capitalism is terrible. Bring food to share. Bring your special items that you don't use but can't throw away (ex. clothes, toys, art supplies, instruments, books and zines...your free box). Bring your special talents to offer people (ex. haircuts, message, reiki; we can help you set up if you let us know before hand). Come and take what you can use. We will have folks to check in with as you arrive. First come first served, space may be limited. Requirements: Mutual respect. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.  https://www.facebook.com/events/203140640267558/

Remambran, Family Video and Eve's Peach
Sunday, March 11th, 7 - 10pm!


come cry at this show ! songs beautiful beyond words guaranteed to make u weep a tear or two ♥ 


*Remambran (los angeles)
**Family Video (newfoundland)
***Eve's Peach (sj/sc)

all ages // safe(r) space // $7 notaflof // https://www.facebook.com/events/1597529256995495/

Closer, Nuvolascura, Elle +tba
Tuesday, March 13th, 7 - 10pm


*CLOSER  post-hardcore skramz from nyc/philly

**ELLE. soul-punk screamo from oakland
***NUVOLASCURA. LA screamo

all ages // $7 notaflof // safe(r) space // https://www.facebook.com/events/2452852331605634/

AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS (Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays  from 10:30 - 2pm // Fridays from 9am - 12pm // & open for events & meetings

West Coast J20 Solidarity Tour in Santa Cruz
Tuesday March 13th, 6:30 - 9pm

Freight Building, Depot Park — 119 Center St. / Downtown Santa Cruz


On January 20th, 2017 at the massive protests in Washington DC against Trump's inauguration, militarized police attacked and mass-arrested over 200 protestors at an anti-fascist, anti-capitalist march, charging 214 of them with an unprecedented eight felonies.


The first trial against 6 defendants ended with a verdict of not guilty on all charges, forcing prosecutors to drop charges against 129 of the arrested. However, the state is now doubling down against 59 remaining defendants.

In this touring presentation, you'll hear an overview and critical analysis of the case this far, highlighting its role and significance in the changing landscape of political repression in the United States. 

DROP THE CHARGES!  Building solidarity against trumped-up repression! https://www.facebook.com/events/170164550299040/


***Not a Hub project but this event at the MAH is still a part of encouraging sustainable living: "You are invited to attend an informational forum, Creating an Employee Ownership Succession Plan, at the MAH on Thursday, March 8 from 7-9 PM. Featuring a panel of speakers followed by a Q and A, this community presentation is organized by Co-op SC, a local group dedicated to educating our community about the effectiveness and potential of worker owned businesses. Co-sponsors include Think Local First, Economic Justice Alliance, and Santa Cruz Community Ventures, with support from Community Printers and Democracy at Work Institute." More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/153272682153140/ 


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