Saturday, March 23, 2019

Tues: A Show! // Fri: Open Stage // Sat: Another Show! // Sun: Collage Salon & in p.m. Film // & More!!!


-Tuesday, March 26th:   TelepathicChildren, Sweetie Darling


7pm // bring $ for touring bands (notaflof) // yup!

-Friday, March 29th:  Super Bloom Open Stage: Benefit for SubRosa!

Let us create a night to honor the beauty of becoming!  SubRosa's take on Open Mic. Once a month. Every month. Only this month we are hosting a benefit show! 

$5 at the door / notaflof / 7:30pm - sign ups open --- 8:00pm - show starts 
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.  Each act will get 5-10 minutes depending on the evening

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.

Bring a friend, a donation and the celebration of your own loveliness in bloom! https://www.facebook.com/events/1249436958558261/

-Saturday, March 30th:  A Show!!!

More info to come!!!

-Sunday, March 31st, 12:30 - 4pm: Collage Salon Sunday with Whitney & Randy

🌈Collage Salon Sunday with Whitney & Randy @hotnsweatybraidsnbread returns —
3/31/19 12:30-4pm at @subrosa_sc
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As regulars know by now, it's *always* Femme Futures Month for us! for March we'll be sending our postcard love to Red Fawn and Patricia Okoumou. Materials provided / bring stuff to share... Pay what you want donations appreciated. 🌸 
PSst— this one will probably double as a listening session for "When I Get Home" —bonus! ⚡️💃🏿 — https://www.facebook.com/events/308752253098486/

     And in the evening a screening of Paris Is Burning... after Transgender Day of Visibility Resource Fair (12 - 3 at the Diversity Center, 1117 Soquel Ave) a community-wide celebration of trans lives! "Give us roses while we're still here!"  There will be snacks, resources, games, prizes and more. Learn about fundraisers you can donate to. Trans & Non-binary folks, please feel free to come showcase or share your art, poetry, crafts, contribute to our zine or whatever you want! (same time as Collage Salon... go to both sequentially!). https://www.facebook.com/events/540743732999965/



AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS 

(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)

Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // Saturdays, 9:30am - 12pm // Monday afternoons in April!
& open for events & meetings
(and open on some Thursday afternoons)

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​And here's more info relating to other projects at the Hub Community Center (that includes SubRosa):

Newest member of the Hub community center... Hard Core Compost (which is the Santa Cruz Compost Company reborn and now cooperatively run). They'll start collection in April! Check out the website for more info and how to sign up! And I think they may also pick up our compost pail at SubRosa which sometimes is overfull!  https://www.compost.bike/

And Saturday, March 30th, 6 - 10pm at the MAH, DIYine: A Celebration of Homebrewing (a benefit for the Bike Church) // This year the Bike Church is hosting DIYine, a DIY brewing festival. Get a chance to taste all kinds of unique homemade drinks. The event also has hors d'oeuvres and live music, and all proceeds go to support our program.

Bubbling away under stairways, in closets, or in forsaken corners of the garage, all across the county an ancient tradition lives on: that sacred collaboration between man and microbe that converts sugars into alcohol. On Saturday, March 30th, the Bike Church is hosting an event celebrating this wondrous art.


We are pleased to announce the seventh annual DIYine (pronounced "D I Wine"), a tasting event featuring samples of homemade fruit wines, beers, mead, and soft drinks. The event will be at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History downtown. In addition to being a fun event, it's also a fund raiser, with all proceeds going to support the Bike Church.

Get a chance to sample some more traditional beers and wines, as well as unique items like plum port, loquat amaretto, orange blossom mead, and rhubarb-raisin sherry. We'll also have a selection of soft drinks like kefir, kombucha, and our famous Breath of Fire ginger ale. The event also includes hors d'oeuvres and live music.

TICKETS are sliding-scale, $20-50 in advance, mini. $25 at the door. Buy your tickets now by following the link above.
To inquire about sharing your own beverages, contact Steve at steveschnaar@gmail.com.  https://www.facebook.com/events/351812932211260/

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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, homophobia, racism, and other hierarchies.


SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is unceded land of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.




And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook, website & instagram for info regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/ and http://www.santacruzhub.org and https://www.instagram.com/santacruzhub/ (newly added!)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Thurs: A Show! // Fri: A Film! // Sun: Collage Gathering & Later A Film!





-Thursday, Feb. 14th, 7pm:   Reverend Stephan Sams, The Sun and the Mirror, Callow

***Reverend Stephan Sams


-Friday, Feb. 15th, 6pm:  Black Hxstory Month screening: Daughters of the Dust


The FIRST EVER #FYWOC: Intersectional Resources film screening is finally happening–– in Santa Cruz!  A special screening of Julie Dash's classic film "Daughters of the Dust" (1991)

❣️🖤In honor of Black Hxstory/Black Futures Month🖤❣️
in collaboration w/ SubRosa Community Space #FYWOC presents:

From Wikipedia: "Daughters of the Dust is the first feature film directed by an African-American woman distributed theatrically in the United States. Set in 1902, it tells the story of three generations of Gullah (also known as Geechee) women in the Peazant family on Saint Helena Island as they prepare to migrate to the North on the mainland." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daughters_of_the_Dust

Independently organized with support from Whitney Sparks Artwork. Donations appreciated.

-Sunday, Feb. 17th:  Two Events!!!

     12pm - 3pm:  Collage workshop with Whitney Sparks & Randy ✨✨✨

Come in and work on making collages with artist Whitney Sparks and SubRosa collective member Randy. We will provide materials, but feel free to bring your own too! This is a monthly event.  https://www.facebook.com/events/289975461681784/

     4pm:  The Communes of Rojava (Rojava Solidarity Film Screening)

The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava) is a shining example of hope amidst the Syrian Civil War. This documentary gives an in-depth look into the inner workings of the commune system of Rojava and how they work in practice.

Please Join Us For This Free Event!  Light refreshments will be provided and the film will be presented in segments to provide opportunity for discussion.  https://www.facebook.com/events/555700344947228/

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz is a local group of concerned citizens hoping to highlight the Kurdish question and support the growing Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, also called Rojava.  Any donations collected will be contributed directly to humanitarian efforts in Northern Syria.


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


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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, homophobia, racism, and other hierarchies.


SubRosa is in downtown Santa Cruz, CA which is unceded land of the Awaswas-speaking Ohlone people.




And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook, website & instagram for info regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/ and http://www.santacruzhub.org and https://www.instagram.com/santacruzhub/ (newly added!)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Thurs: Film // Sat: A Show! // Sun: Another Film! // & More!!!



-Thursday, Jan. 31st, 6:45pm:  Tamera: Video and Discussion Night

Video and Discussion Night!  We will share video clips from Tamera and then have time for discussion. Tamera started in 1978 with a small group, that is currently a community of around 200, working towards autonomous decentralized models for a post-capitalist world, with those who share a vision of Terra Nova.  https://www.facebook.com/events/508099373046856/

"We believe in a future without war, in love without fear, and work to build Terra Nova by creating Healing Biotopes as centers to research and model a new planetary culture, with strong ethical foundations."

-Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 7pm:  Weep Wave (Seattle) / BB Sinclair / Day Trip / PS  (Note:  usually the Really Really Free Market is first Saturday but is rescheduled due to rain!  Now on second Saturday!)

Cactus Bloom Collective presents


*WEEP WAVE (Seattle WA) https://weepwave.bandcamp.com/ 

7$ // 7pm // All Ages // Safe Space // No Alcohol No Drugs

-Sunday, Feb. 3rd, 4pm:  Sara Film Screening

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz and Demand Utopia Santa Cruz present a Free Film Screening @ SubRosa 4pm Sunday, Feb. 3!


Sara, "My Whole Life Was A Struggle" (2015)
A brilliant, passionate girl who discovers Kurdish politics in high school and flees her family, determined to become a revolutionary instead of a housewife—this is Sakine Cansiz as she develops into a PKK founder and leading strategist of the Kurdish women's liberation movement, trying to understand how to make the personal and political mesh.

Please Join Us For This Free Event!  Light refreshments will be provided and the film will be followed by a discussion.

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz is a local group of concerned citizens hoping to highlight the Kurdish question and support the growing Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, also called Rojava.

Any donations collected will be contributed directly to humanitarian efforts in Northern Syria.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2075275919216233/

AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS 
(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // Saturdays, 8:30am - 12pm // Sundays, 1 - 4pm //
& open for events & meetings
(and open on some Thursday afternoons)

And here's a couple of events happening elsewhere...


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Friday Feb. 1st, 2:30 - 5:30pm:  Protect Mauna Kea event at UC Santa Cruz & letter delivery // at
UC Santa Cruz // Interdisciplinary Sciences Building (ISB) Room 221


A FREE teach-in and discussion including acoustic music/story sharing, featuring special guests from Hawai'i— Mauna Kea Hui spokesperson Kealoha Pisciotta, and Hawaiʻi songwriter Liko Martin, who is known as a kupuna (respected elder) of the Hawaiian movement. Following the event there will be a prayer held at the Interdisciplinary Sciences Building.  https://www.facebook.com/events/279096602757053/ 

"We are going to hold them accountable, and we are going to ask their people not to let them build this telescope. Technology needs to harmonize with the Earth and indigenous protection, and help to get humanity out of the mess we are in, not to make it worse." —Kealoha Pisciotta

The University of California is a key partner in the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, a proposal to build an 18-story high telescope on top of Mauna Kea— the tallest and most sacred mountain in Hawai'i.  A powerful movement led by Native Hawaiian culture bearers has risen up over the past decade in steadfast opposition to the TMT. Following a recent court ruling, construction of the TMT could begin at any time, requiring a massive police mobilization to attempt to crush the Native Hawaiian opposition standing in the way.

Native Hawaiian organizers of the movement to protect Mauna Kea from the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project are bringing their urgent message to UC Santa Cruz. Join us to learn about the movement to protect Mauna Kea, the role that UC Santa Cruz is playing in forcing the TMT forward, and what can be done to #StopTMT. What does it look like for science to be aligned with respect for indigenous peoples and protection of the earth?



Mauna Kea is:
* a Wao Akua, a holy realm, a sacred piko // * an abode of Poli'ahu and other divine beings // * a kupuna, a revered and respected elder // * a landscape of Hawaiian cultural and spiritual practices // * a vital aquifer for Hawai'i Island // * a fragile environment with rare and endangered flora & fauna // * the tallest mountain on Earth from sea floor to summit

If built, TMT would: * be 184' (over 18 stories) tall, plus 20' below ground // * be the tallest building on Hawai'i Island // * excavate over 8 acres & 64,000 cubic yards of public lands // * destroy the natural beauty and open space on the northern plateau. // * encroach upon hundreds of ancient Hawaiian shrines
[Facts from Mauna Kea—Sacred Mountain, 2015]

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Sunday, Feb. 3rd, 2 - 4pm: Santa Cruz Apple Wassail 2019 (and read below for info about gathering on Saturday too)

Apple wassailing is an ancient community tradition in which we gather to share cider, sing incantations to the trees, and honor the land that nourishes us--all to welcome a good crop this season.  Join us at your downtown Santa Cruz Community Orchard for the 2nd annual Santa Cruz Apple Wassail.  Cider, toast, ribbons, trees, crisp air, song, laughter, noise, celebration!


This is a fundraiser for the Community Orchard. All are welcomed.  Bring your cups for warm cider, pozole, and other treats.  Festive costumes encouraged but not required.

Location: Santa Cruz Community Orchard's orchard garden at Mike Fox Park (225 San Lorenzo Blvd), next to the skate park and basketball courts.

Sunday, Feb 3: Join us for our second annual, ancient English-style apple wassailing ceremony, in which we share cider, hang ribbons, laugh among friends old and new, sing traditional incantations to the trees, and honor the land that nourishes us to bring a strong harvest in the coming season.  Try to come on time, as the wassail will move quickly, led by our masterful Wassail King Blaize Wilkinson.   Our downtown orchard plantings, initiated in 2015, are approaching early maturity and could give a nice crop this summer with our hearty cheer.

Saturday Feb 2: Learn the fundamentals of winter orchard maintenance as we continue to prune and train our young fruit trees for healthy and productive form, add new varieties via topwork grafting, build soil fertility and companion plantings, and tidy up our orchard.

More orchard info, event listings, and announcement list signup at: http://santacruzorchard.org 

Accessibility note: This event takes place mostly on a sloped area of uneven dirt terrain covered in wood chips. There is a small level-grade asphalt area, adjacent to a larger level dirt area. There are two bench seats with no backs in the asphalt area, and there will be folding chairs with backs. The area is approximately 250 feet from a parking lot with a single handicapped parking spot. Access from that parking spot to the level asphalt is along a public sidewalk, without curbs or other barriers between the parking and the site.   https://www.facebook.com/events/2059162910843027/

Friday, January 25, 2019

Tonight! A Show! // Sun. Prisoner Letter Writing & Rojava 101 // Tues. A Reading Show + // & More!





-Tonight!  Friday, Jan. 25th, 7pm:  Suzie True / Horrible/Adorable / Chelsea Jones 

*Suzie True (LA) crybaby pop http://smarturl.it/suzietrue 

**Horrible/Adorable (Oakland) dreamsicle pop https://horribleadorable.bandcamp.com/ 
***Chelsea Jones (SC) dark punk/psych folk https://chelseajones.bandcamp.com/


-Sunday, Jan. 27th, two happenings!

      1pm - 4pm:  Prisoner Letter Writing


Each week we will highlight a specific prisoner, have info on their story and struggle, and have a list of political prisoners to write. Use this time to find a new prisoner penpal, to continue a correspondence or write to someone you know inside. We have materials and stamps but please bring paper, pens and stamps if you like. Some snacks provided.

     4pm:  Rojava 101 (Everyone is welcome at this free workshop!)


We will be presenting a basic overview of the current situation in Rojava, show short clips and photos, have time for questions and group discussion, and have snacks and fresh-made chai!  https://www.facebook.com/events/400698150702715/

BONUS! Join us the NEXT DAY, on an international day of solidarity to show support for the Rojava revolution. Meet at 4pm at the clocktower in downtown Santa Cruz, on Monday, January 28th. https://www.facebook.com/events/1431423816994987/

Rojava is an autonomous territory claimed by Kurdish forces in Northern Syria. They have held this area since 2012, fighting against ISIS and the Syrian regime. About 4.5 million people reside in Rojava, and it is organized in a system of democratic confederalism. The three main principles are ecology, feminism, and democracy.

-Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 7:30pm:  Mouthguard Reading with Sadie Dupuis and Others

Cactus Bloom Collective presents...

*Sadie Dupuis reading from Mouthguard Dupuis (from the band Speedy Ortiz) is releasing a book of poetry called Mouthguard "The poems in Sadie Dupuis' Mouthguard are a means of developing a deep personal mythology; to read them is to feel what self-discovery is, and then recognize it in the rearview mirror, disappearing over the broken American horizon. They emerge from the place where known experience and the unknown collide; a borderline we all cross on the way to becoming ourselves." http://gramma.press/bookshop/mouthguard/?fbclid=IwAR0qqD8wSO1T9sY3gUiayXlbBHqU1OOu_kqae5jd6vLMmxhqkMa9xzhy798  
**Laurence White reading poetry and playing music // White writes poetry and music about overcoming trauma, living with neurodivergence, and existing in a human body http://heroinchic.weebly.com/blog/poetry-by-laurence-white?fbclid=IwAR1Z3-QsxeesOzgz19i4p1uqsvDfSxCyux2FMJ2lSyKW0YG1-SbE4mdSLV4 
***Joseph Jason Santiago LaCour reading poetry // LaCour balances poetry and hip hop for a transformative and motivational experience
****Chestina Craig reading poetry // Craig writes dream-like poetry about living with trauma

7$ // 7:30pm // All Ages // Safe Space // No Alcohol No Drugs

AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS 
(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // Saturdays, 8:30am - 12pm // Sundays, 1 - 4pm //
& open for events & meetings
(and open on some Thursday afternoons)



And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook, website & instagram for info regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/ and http://www.santacruzhub.org and https://www.instagram.com/santacruzhub/ (newly added!)

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wed: Rojava Solidarity SC // Thurs: Open Stage! // Fri: Film Screening // Sun: Collage Session & Prisoner Letter Writing & A Show! // & More!




-Wednesday, Jan. 16th, 6pm:  Rojava Solidarity SC

The people of Rojava are engaged in one of the most liberatory social projects of our time. Please join us for the first meeting of Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz. Let's build a community of interest to learn more about Rojava and provide support to its people!

-Thursday, Jan. 17th, 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.

-Friday, Jan. 18th, 6pm & 8pm:  Movie Screening! Be Kind, Rewind / My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea!

WOW! Come to this super silly surreal screening this Friday— at 6pm, Be Kind, Rewind & at 8pm, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea! Fun junk, mildly trippy visuals, loose plots that seem like they're going nowhere but end up somewhere!  https://www.facebook.com/events/2153458834983575/

-Sunday, Jan. 20th:  Three Happenings!

     12:30pm - 2:30pm:  Winter Collage Session! with Whitney Sparks

Description:  Winter Collage Session! Enjoy some DIY art / therapy, chill tunes, and radical conversation with Santa Cruz local artist/intersectional activist, Whitney Sparks 

Materials provided; bring more if you want! Donations appreciated, pay what you feel.  Come in and make collages with us!  We will have supplies, but feel free to bring in anything you may want to use. This event overlaps with prisoner letter writing—we can send off our collages with letters!  Led by Whitney Sparks, our featured artist for December, & Randy, SubRosa collective member.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1839094222886173/

      1pm - 4pm:  Prisoner Letter Writing


Each week we will highlight a specific prisoner, have info on their story and struggle, and have a list of political prisoners to write. Use this time to find a new prisoner penpal, to continue a correspondence or write to someone you know inside. We have materials and stamps but please bring paper, pens and stamps if you like. Some snacks provided.

     7pm: Notches (New Hampshire) / Grad Nite / Just Dandy

Cactus Bloom Collective presents


*NOTCHES (On Tour) New Hampshire crunchy indie pop https://notchesnh.bandcamp.com/ 
**GRAD NITE local heartfelt pop punk https://gradnite.bandcamp.com/releases 
***JUST DANDY local powerpop punk friends https://justdandy.bandcamp.com/ 

7$ // 7pm // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // No Alcohol No Drugs

AND REMINDER ABOUT REGULAR OPEN HOURS 
(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // Saturdays, 8:30am - 12pm // Sundays, 1 - 4pm //
& open for events & meetings
(and open on some Thursday afternoons)

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The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and local community members are hosting an open meeting to discuss a proposal from developers to turn sacred lands into a sand and gravel mine at the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains.


The meeting, an effort to continue protecting remaining sacred sites from further development, is at 7 p.m. Monday at the Wisdom Center, in The Galleria, 740 Front St., Suite 155.  


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