Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fri. & Sat. at SubRosa: A Show, Really Really Free Market & Conflict Awareness for Movements Workshop

 Friday & Saturday at SubRosa!

-Friday Oct. 17th, 7pm, A Show!  All Hallows' Eve is drawing nigh...

...so come to SubRosa for a night of haunting tunes --and DON'T FORGET to dress in your most ghastly n ghostly garb-- (costume party) musical spells by:::: CALLIE RYAN_phair: https://soundcloud.com/callie-ryan-1 // DYLAN MARX: www.dylanmarx.bandcamp.com // DOMINIQUE: www.dominiquematelson.bandcamp.com  // and more bands!

TBA $3-7 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) b there and look spooky

-Saturday Oct. 18th, noon-3pm,
Really Really Free Market!

No money. No trades. Everything is free!

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...). Come and take what you can use and say thanks! We will have folks to check in with as you arrive. First come first served, space may be limited. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.

...and later that evening, 6pm, Conflict Awareness for Movements


We’ll tell you a little about what the TRUCE collective is doing and why, and talk about the importance and relevance of developing an awareness of conflict culture in the context of movements and campaigns. Then we'll facilitate a sharing circle where we explore 3 questions from the Restorative Circle system building process; What do we do when conflict becomes painful that works well? What do we do that doesn’t work quite so well? How do we dream it could be? Growtruce.org (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers tending & defending land and water).


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And something else happening around town and in the forest this fall! 

Upper Campus FOREST WALKS schedule: Fall 2014

Fall in Santa Cruz is the season of renewal. Parched trees shed their needles, cones, nuts & crispy leaves; long-awaited showers bring the sleeping splendor of the forest to life. Let’s explore together in this awakening forest that is threatened by UCSC expansion.

Walks are free and hosted by volunteers, with no university sponsorship. Unless otherwise stated, rain does not cancel!


Saturday, October 18th: Huckleberry Appreciation Walk
w/ FarmaJohn—12pm @ North Remote
Bring water. All ages welcome!
Embark on an exploration into the small world of the Huckleberry. We’ll learn and share all we can about the huckleberry plant and its forest friends on this interpretive nature walk.

Sunday, October 19th: Silent Hike
w/ Monica—11am @ North Remote
RSVP: msalandr@ucsc. edu
Let’s come together whisper-quiet, hiking the first half of this walk in silence and then we’ll decide together what to do with the second half. Please bring water!

Tuesday, October 21st: Curiosity Leads the Way
w/ Agustin—2pm @ N. Remote
A wandering ramble through the woods of Upper Campus. We’ll let our intuition and curiosity be our guides as we walk and explore together.

—Santa Cruz Forest Keepers

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Wednesday & Thursday, October 15th & 16th

-Every Wednesday, 11am-1:30pm, HUFF meeting (and space open until 3pm for open hours the whole time as well)

HUFF is Santa Cruz's oldest and most stubbornly persistent grass roots homeless advocacy group.

...and later that evening, Oct. 15th, 7-10pm, The Color of Fear: film screening and discussion

A showing of the documentary The Color of Fear by Lee Mun Wah. The Color of Fear is a 90 minute film exploring racism and perceptions of racism from the perspective of 8 individuals from different ethnic/cultural/folk racial backgrounds. Following the film we'll have our own discussion and debriefing.

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Thursday (every), noon-6pm, Studio Hours

Work on your creative projects in a quiet environment with other people who are doing the same.  Creative work is an essential part of life, and having a set place and time to engage in these activities in the company of like-minded people can foster accountability in developing consistent creative practices.  The studio staffer will keep some basic tools and materials on hand for shared use. Use of tools and materials is free, but we do recommend a $1-$5 per hour donation for use of the space, to help cover rent and keep SubRosa open in the long term. No one turned away for lack of funds.  Space also open for other uses as well, but Studio Hours are prioritized.


...and later that evening, 3rd Thursday at 7:30pm, Women, Trans, and Queer Open Mic

Every 3rd Thursday of the month we reserve the stage for Women, Trans, and Queer folk though everyone is invited and encouraged to come enjoy the show. These Open Mics are always special. Donations directly benefit this community-supported space.

Signups for performance at 7:30 fill up quickly, and it begins at 8pm.  Bring your creativity and artistic inspiration. $3-7 at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds. 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday & Tuesday, October 13th & 14th

-Monday October 13th, 1-3pm, Never Not Knotty Pt. 1

Learn some basic knot terminology, knot tying, and their applications (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water).

...and later that evening, 7:30-9:30pm,
"Sex & Relationships with Yum"

Yum is leading an event, 2nd & 4th Mondays every month, 7:30-9:30 pm., entitled "Sex & Relationships with Yum."  Call for info: 831-334-6876.  Free- donations to SubRosa encouraged.

Each meeting there will be a short presentation followed by question, answer & discussion.  Topics covered will include:  Celibacy, Monogamy & Polyamory; Pleasure in Sex; Relationship Values; Acceptance; Passion; Love, Freedom & Aloneness; Consent; Communication; Jealousy & Compersion; The Sexual Matrix; The Wheel of Consent; Assertiveness & Receptivity…and anything related to our theme of Sex & Relationships that you're interested in!  Yum Van Vechten has spent the last 20 years studying, practicing and teaching about healthy sexuality and relationships.

-Every Tuesday & Thursday, noon-6pm,
Studio Hours

Work on your creative projects (draw, paint, sculpt, write, knit, collage, doodle, and so on) in a quiet environment with other people who are doing the same.  Creative work is an essential part of life, and having a set place and time to engage in these activities in the company of like-minded people can foster accountability in developing consistent creative practices.  The studio staffer will keep some basic tools and materials on hand for shared use. Use of tools and materials is free, but we do recommend a $1-$5 per hour donation for use of the space, to help cover rent and keep SubRosa open in the long term. No one turned away for lack of funds.  Space also open for other uses as well, but Studio Hours are prioritized.

...and later that evening, & every Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Free Figure Drawing Session!

Free figure drawing session! Every week, we gather to spend a few hours drawing bodies. Bring your drawing supplies if you have them, and the host will make sure there are a few extras for folks in need. We take turns modeling: no one is required to model, but everyone is encouraged. Some of the most vibrant sessions occur when there are a wide range of body types to draw. We've done everything from fully nude to fully clothed, depending on what everyone feels comfortable with. The front gate will be unlocked: just push it open, close it behind you, and join us inside!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Everyday at SubRosa This Week, Oct. 13-20‏

Join us at SubRosa this week.  Something happening everyday...sometimes a couple of things.  Bring a friend and let's create together and learn together and support each other and share with one another.  We can make the world we want to live in here and now, moment by moment...


-Monday Oct. 13th, 1-3pm, Never Not Knotty Part 1

Learn some basic knot terminology, knot tying, and their applications (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water).

...and later that evening, 7:30-9:30pm,
"Sex & Relationships with Yum"

Yum is leading an event, 2nd & 4th Mondays every month, 7:30-9:30 pm., entitled "Sex & Relationships with Yum."  Call for info: 831-334-6876.  Free- donations to SubRosa encouraged.

Each meeting there will be a short presentation followed by question, answer & discussion.  Topics covered will include:  Celibacy, Monogamy & Polyamory; Pleasure in Sex; Relationship Values; Acceptance; Passion; Love, Freedom & Aloneness; Consent; Communication; Jealousy & Compersion; The Sexual Matrix; The Wheel of Consent; Assertiveness & Receptivity…and anything related to our theme of Sex & Relationships that you're interested in!  Yum Van Vechten has spent the last 20 years studying, practicing and teaching about healthy sexuality and relationships.

-Every Tuesday & Thursday, noon-6pm,
Studio Hours

Work on your creative projects (draw, paint, sculpt, write, knit, collage, doodle, and so on) in a quiet environment with other people who are doing the same.  Creative work is an essential part of life, and having a set place and time to engage in these activities in the company of like-minded people can foster accountability in developing consistent creative practices.  The studio staffer will keep some basic tools and materials on hand for shared use. Use of tools and materials is free, but we do recommend a $1-$5 per hour donation for use of the space, to help cover rent and keep SubRosa open in the long term. No one turned away for lack of funds.  Space also open for other uses as well, but Studio Hours are prioritized.

-Every Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Free Figure Drawing Session!

Free figure drawing session! Every week, we gather to spend a few hours drawing bodies. Bring your drawing supplies if you have them, and the host will make sure there are a few extras for folks in need. We take turns modeling: no one is required to model, but everyone is encouraged. Some of the most vibrant sessions occur when there are a wide range of body types to draw. We've done everything from fully nude to fully clothed, depending on what everyone feels comfortable with. The front gate will be unlocked: just push it open, close it behind you, and join us inside!

-Every Wednesday, 11am-1:30pm, HUFF meeting (space open for other uses as well until 3pm)

HUFF is Santa Cruz's oldest and most stubbornly persistent grass roots homeless advocacy group.

...and later that evening, Oct. 15th, 7-10pm, The Color of Fear: film screening and discussion

A showing of the documentary The Color of Fear by Lee Mun Wah. The Color of Fear is a 90 minute film exploring racism and perceptions of racism from the perspective of 8 individuals from different ethnic/cultural/folk racial backgrounds. Following the film we'll have our own discussion and debriefing.

-3rd Thursday, Women, Trans, and Queer Open Mic

Every 3rd Thursday of the month we reserve the stage for Women, Trans, and Queer folk though everyone is invited and encouraged to come enjoy the show. These Open Mics are always special. Donations directly benefit this community-supported space.

Signups for performance at 7:30 fill up quickly, and it begins at 8pm.  Bring your creativity and artistic inspiration. $3-7 at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds.  (and a reminder that Studio Hours take place that Thursday noon-6pm).

-Friday Oct. 17th, 7pm, A Show!  All Hallows' Eve is drawing nigh...

...so come to SubRosa for a night of haunting tunes --and DON'T FORGET to dress in your most ghastly n ghostly garb-- (costume party) musical spells by:::: CALLIE RYAN_phair: https://soundcloud.com/callie-ryan-1 // DYLAN MARX: www.dylanmarx.bandcamp.com // DOMINIQUE: www.dominiquematelson.bandcamp.com  // and more bands!

TBA $3-7 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) b there and look spooky

-Saturday Oct. 18th, noon-3pm,
Really Really Free Market!

No money. No trades. Everything is free!

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...). Come and take what you can use and say thanks! We will have folks to check in with as you arrive. First come first served, space may be limited. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.

...and later that evening, 6pm, Conflict Awareness for Movements

We’ll tell you a little about what the TRUCE collective is doing and why, and talk about the importance and relevance of developing an awareness of conflict culture in the context of movements and campaigns. Then we'll facilitate a sharing circle where we explore 3 questions from the Restorative Circle system building process; What do we do when conflict becomes painful that works well? What do we do that doesn’t work quite so well? How do we dream it could be? Growtruce.org (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers tending & defending land and water).

-Sunday Oct. 19th, 11am, Basic First Aid for Direct Action Events

Learn how to take care of one another! This class will cover basic assessment and treatment of common injuries and illnesses that may arise at actions. We will cover a lot of material, so come prepared to be focused and engaged. Bring water, snacks, lunch, and materials to take notes. RSVP to teacher(s) prior to class. dicentracollective@gmail.com (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers tending & defending land and water).

-Monday Oct. 20th, 1-3:30pm, Never Knot Knotty Part 2

We will build on the knots we learned in Part 1 and apply them to real-life scenarios. Prerequisites: Attendance at Never Not Knotty Part 1. (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers tending & defending land and water).

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And something else happening around town and in the forest this fall! 

Upper Campus FOREST WALKS schedule: Fall 2014

Fall in Santa Cruz is the season of renewal. Parched trees shed their needles, cones, nuts & crispy leaves; long-awaited showers bring the sleeping splendor of the forest to life. Let’s explore together in this awakening forest that is threatened by UCSC expansion.

Walks are free and hosted by volunteers, with no university sponsorship. Unless otherwise stated, rain does not cancel!


Saturday, October 18th: Huckleberry Appreciation Walk
w/ FarmaJohn—12pm @ North Remote
Bring water. All ages welcome!
Embark on an exploration into the small world of the Huckleberry. We’ll learn and share all we can about the huckleberry plant and its forest friends on this interpretive nature walk.

Sunday, October 19th: Silent Hike
w/ Monica—11am @ North Remote
RSVP: msalandr@ucsc. edu
Let’s come together whisper-quiet, hiking the first half of this walk in silence and then we’ll decide together what to do with the second half. Please bring water!

Tuesday, October 21st: Curiosity Leads the Way
w/ Agustin—2pm @ N. Remote
A wandering ramble through the woods of Upper Campus. We’ll let our intuition and curiosity be our guides as we walk and explore together.
—Santa Cruz Forest Keepers

Sunday, October 5, 2014

This Week at SubRosa!

Hello! This is a reminder that the SubRosa collective is making changes to the space and to our intentions for its use.  For the next month or so, we may not be open during the usual times, but we will be hosting the events listed on our events calendar (available here and listed below).  In the long term we will still hold open hours, with more energy focused on events: shows, classes, workshops, and more!

Go to our events page
and email us event proposals (meetings, performances, art projects, or something else).  Please be sure to read the Important Things to Know About Having an Event at SubRosa page as well.
 

-Every Tueday & Thursday, noon-6pm, Studio Hours

What are Studio Hours?

A chance to work on your creative projects (draw, paint, sculpt, write, knit, collage, doodle, and so on) in a quiet environment with other people who are doing the same. At least one member of the SubRosa collective will be on staff to hold the space open and keep track of shared tools and materials.

The idea behind Studio Hours is that creative work is an essential part of life, but many people (even artists) often have difficulty making time for it. Having a set place and time to engage in these activities in the company of like-minded people can foster accountability in developing consistent creative practices.

The studio staffer will keep some basic tools and materials on hand for shared use. Use of tools and materials is free, but we do recommend a $1.00-5.00 per hour donation for use of the space, to help cover rent and keep SubRosa open in the long term. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Community agreements for an anarchist art space:

Respect the space and the people in it. Refrain from and confront sexist, racist, homophobic, and otherwise oppressive behavior.

If you open it, close it.
If you turn in on, turn it off.
If you break it,  admit it.
If you borrow it, return it.
If you value it, take care of it.
If you make a mess, clean it up.
If it belongs to someone else, and you want to use it, get consent first.
If you do not know how to operate it, leave it alone and ask for assistance.

-Every Tuesday, 6-8:30pm, Free Figure Drawing Session!

Free figure drawing session! Every week, we gather to spend a few hours drawing bodies. Bring your drawing supplies if you have them, and the host will make sure there are a few extras for folks in need. We take turns modeling: no one is required to model, but everyone is encouraged. Some of the most vibrant sessions occur when there are a wide range of body types to draw. We've done everything from fully nude to fully clothed, depending on what everyone feels comfortable with. The front gate will be unlocked: just push it open, close it behind you, and join us inside!

-Wednesday October 8th, 6pm, Conflict First-Aid Basics, with the TRUCE Collective


What do you do when you are in the heat of the moment in a conflict? In the dominant culture you have two options, avoidance or coercion. But for many of us, those options leave us feeling powerless, inauthentic, disconnected, unresolved, or just plain unsatisfied. We'll talk a little about what the dominant culture response looks like in action, and then we'll discuss and practice what we could try instead.

Presented by TRUCE, a collective that works to facilitate the co-creation of effective internal conflict engagement strategies for radicals in the US. http://www.Growtruce.org (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water, scactiontrainings@riseup.net)

-Monday October 13th, 1-3pm, Never Not Knotty Part 1

Learn some basic knot terminology, knot tying, and their applications (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water, contact info above).

and later that evening, 7:30-9:30pm, "Sex & Relationships with Yum"

Yum is leading an event, 2nd & 4th Mondays every month, 7:30-9:30 pm., entitled "Sex & Relationships with Yum."  Call for info: 831-334-6876.  Free- donations to SubRosa encouraged.

Each meeting there will be a short presentation followed by question, answer & discussion. You will have the opportunity to ask questions anonymously if you prefer!  Topics covered will include:  Celibacy, Monogamy & Polyamory; Pleasure in Sex; Relationship Values; Acceptance; Passion; Love, Freedom & Aloneness; Consent; Communication; Jealousy & Compersion; The Sexual Matrix; The Wheel of Consent; Assertiveness & Receptivity…and anything related to our theme of Sex & Relationships that you're interested in!

Yum Van Vechten has spent the last 20 years studying, practicing and teaching about healthy sexuality and relationships.


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And something else happening around town and in the forest this fall! 

Upper Campus FOREST WALKS schedule: Fall 2014

Fall in Santa Cruz is the season of renewal. Parched trees shed their needles, cones, nuts & crispy leaves; long-awaited showers bring the sleeping splendor of the forest to life. Let’s explore together in this awakening forest that is threatened by UCSC expansion.

Walks are free and hosted by volunteers, with no university sponsorship. Unless otherwise stated, rain does not cancel!


Wednesday, October 8th: Full Moon Eclipse Wander
w/ its up to you
The eclipse begins at 2:15am, becoming a total eclipse at 3:25am and with its darkest time at 3:55am. A total eclipse is also called a blood moon, as the moon turns a deep crimson. Unlike the other walks, no one will take the lead—this is simply an invitation for you to go out in to the night and connect with the land under the light of the full moon in your own way. Perhaps we’ll see each other out there.

Saturday, October 18th: Huckleberry Appreciation Walk
w/ FarmaJohn—12pm @ North Remote
Bring water. All ages welcome!
Embark on an exploration into the small world of the Huckleberry. We’ll learn and share all we can about the huckleberry plant and its forest friends on this interpretive nature walk.

Sunday, October 19th: Silent Hike
w/ Monica—11am @ North Remote
RSVP: msalandr@ucsc. edu
Let’s come together whisper-quiet, hiking the first half of this walk in silence and then we’ll decide together what to do with the second half. Please bring water!

—Santa Cruz Forest Keepers

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Some Events Coming Up in the Week Ahead!

-Thurs. Oct. 2nd, 7:30pm for sign-ups & 8pm begins, 1st Thurs. Open Mic!

Open mic is a space for you to share yourself in anyway that feels right to you. You can read a story, poem or journal entry that feels important to you. You can sing or play a song you are excited about. You can make other people act out weird or funny things you think of. You can ask questions you need help answering. You can rant about things that piss you off. And you can just come and soak it all up. Donations directly benefit this community-supported space. Signups for performance at 7:30 fill up quickly. Bring your creativity and artistic expression.

-Sat. Oct. 4th, 4-6pm, Building Power, Staying Strong: Organizing to Withstand Repression with Garret Fitzgerald, Minneapolis based organizer

Why do we struggle? How do we understand are our goals in a campaign? How do we imagine reaching our goals and how do we get the most from our effort? How can we organize to resist retaliation/repression? This event will explore these issues towards the ends of developing a more efficient and resilient praxis and strengthening the culture of resistance around us. Facilitated by Garrett Fitzgerald, former terrorism defendant and organizer around the 2008 Republican National Convention. (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water, scactiontrainings@riseup.net)

And later that evening...7pm, Gadabout Film Fest with Eric Ayotte, The Limes, (Just) Nick Wuebben!

Eric Ayotte and The Gadabout Film Festival will be touring together this fall for 3 months going to over 75 cities in the US before continuing to Europe for shows in 15 other countries. Presenting a special evening of music and film in each town for one night only.

The Gadabout Film Festival has had a long standing tradition of DIY ethics matched with really cool filmmaking. Since 2002, the Gadabout has been touring with a new batch of films each year, bringing film to non-film settings, screen an extremely inspiring and talented program of short films.

Growing out of a DIY music scene, the Gadabout seeks to prove that “Do It Yourself” doesn't have to mean any lack of quality. With equipment and technology more accessible, filmmaking is a more attainable medium, and yet we typically consume it through very tiny screens with poor audio. So, not only is there a curated element, but there is also respect given to these fantastic short films as they are presented on a big screen with good sound!

Eric Ayotte has been touring and releasing music for over a decade. His sincere songs bring a political message as well as an emotional truth. This tour will be supporting his 4th full length record “Transparency”, a full band album that explores the concept of honesty, and wanting more open communication from his community, government, friends, religions, and himself.  https://www.facebook.com/events/144738789029931/

Also The Limes and Just Nick will be playing.


-Tues. Oct. 7th, 6pm-8:30pm, Free Figure Drawing Session!

Free figure drawing session! Every week, we gather to spend a few hours drawing bodies. Bring your drawing supplies if you have them, and the host will make sure there are a few extras for folks in need. We take turns modeling: no one is required to model, but everyone is encouraged. Some of the most vibrant sessions occur when there are a wide range of body types to draw. We've done everything from fully nude to fully clothed, depending on what everyone feels comfortable with. The front gate will be unlocked: just push it open, close it behind you, and join us inside! 

-Wed. Oct. 8th, 6pm, Conflict First-Aid Basics, with the TRUCE Collective

What do you do when you are in the heat of the moment in a conflict? In the dominant culture you have two options, avoidance or coercion. But for many of us, those options leave us feeling powerless, inauthentic, disconnected, unresolved, or just plain unsatisfied. We'll talk a little about what the dominant culture response looks like in action, and then we'll discuss and practice what we could try instead. Presented by
TRUCE, a collective that works to facilitate the co-creation of effective internal conflict engagement strategies for radicals in the US. http://www.Growtruce.org (from the Action Training Fall 2014 Calendar- Presented by Santa Cruz Forest Keepers, tending & defending land and water, scactiontrainings@riseup.net)


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And something else happening around town and in the forest this fall! 

Upper Campus FOREST WALKS schedule: Fall 2014

Fall in Santa Cruz is the season of renewal. Parched trees shed their needles, cones, nuts & crispy leaves; long-awaited showers bring the sleeping splendor of the forest to life. Let’s explore together in this awakening forest that is threatened by UCSC expansion.

Walks are free and hosted by volunteers, with no university sponsorship. Unless otherwise stated, rain does not cancel!

—Santa Cruz Forest Keepers

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