Wednesday, May 4, 2016

at SubRosa this week & other happenings in Santa Cruz & Monterey!

-Sunday, May 8th, 9am-2pmTea Party with Zoie & Randy

Come try out home made scones, cookies, or other sweet things (for donation), drink tea and coffee and hang out with some rad folks.

-Monday, May 9th, 7:15pm: 
Sin Barras meeting

   
"We will discuss ways that Sin Barras can support local and state-wide abolitionist campaigns and how we can further support loved ones inside and their families. We will also discuss what's going right here in Santa Cruz County. So please, bring your ideas and your desire to end the prison industrial complex!" https://sinbarras.org/

-Tuesday, May 10th, 5-9pm:  Smash Bros Weekly with Matty

Smash Bros. If Matty can get some other fun arcade games going itll start a little ealier for some tetris or mario party or something! For tournament details, check out the santa cruz melee facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SantaCruzMelee/


-Wednesday May 11th, 7am-9am:  RiseUp and Shine! Anarchy for breakfast.

   
Come drink coffee and eat a scone over a copy of the NYTimes. Discussion on current events sure to ensue along with our Riseup and Shine morning Anarchy community poll.  


    and other open hours at 10am, or maybe earlier, with the Freedom Sleepers meeting at 10am and HUFF meeting at 11am https://www.facebook.com/HUFFSantaCruz...

and later at 6:30pm A SHOW! with Snow Roller http://snowroller.bandcamp.com/ and more!


Also come to SubRosa during our regular open hours!

-Wednesday- 7am- 9am- RiseUp & Shine! AND 10am-2pm (also Freedom Sleeper meeting AND at 11am, HUFF, Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom open meeting) AND the space is open everyone during these times
-Thursday- 2pm-6pm AND 8pm-10pm- Late Night Open Hours - (come hang out, enjoy the space, and listen to cloudy slow jamz and R&B every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)
-Friday- 2pm-6pm
-NEW! Sunday morning open hours! 9am-2pm

and other news from Santa Cruz...


DRISCOLL'S BOYCOTT // flashmob action 1.0 ---- Saturday, May 7th ---- Meet @ 11am outside of Java Junction, 580 River St, Santa Cruz, CA

* In solidarity with San Quintin and Sakuma farmworkers fighting for an end to poverty wages, abysmal working and living conditions, and unattainable production standards.

* In concert with the Boycott Driscoll's International Day of Action.


Bring friends and snacks // We expect to be done around 1pm



Also from our neighbors in Monterey...

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XVII: Anarchist Critiques of Democracy The Direct Action Monterey Network "isn't interested in having long conversations condemning one shitty politician or another during this year's charade of democracy", and instead they're going to join together with other anarchists and radicals to deconstruct the concept of "democracy" itself.

They will be collaborating with CrimethInc., a decentralized anarchist collective, and other anarchist reading groups and cells around the world to have an interactive discussion on the nature of democracy. This will be part of their Theory and Philosophy Reading Group for the summer 2016 months.  

Join folks from Direct Action Monterey Thursday 19 May, 7pm at Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey.  Readings:  "From Democracy to Freedom"  (Available online) and "The Party's Over" (Available online).  

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Hooray for May Day!

greetings!  may day is upon us and in this post i provide some readings for you to check out the various aspects of that day.  which is significant in a number of ways...a day folks rise up together, united with each other and against a repressive capitalist system.  and for others it is recognized as a day around halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice...folks celebrate spring and fertility...


and at the bottom on this post please read about and consider participating in a gathering, sunday may 1st, in solidarity with the Beach Flats Jardín & Familias Unidas por la Justicia.


The Witch's Child
This is your story, child.
This is why
it seems you have everything, but
you feel you have nothing... those

feelings of anguish and rage are the
same itch the seed feels in the last
days of Winter, before it bursts
open and sends out its buds into
the world


https://anarrespress.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/witchs-child-imposed.pdf



The Soviet government parades missiles and marches soldiers on May Day. The American government has called May First "Loyalty Day" and associates it with militarism. The real meaning of this day has been obscured by the designing propaganda of both governments. The truth of May Day is totally different. To the history of May Day there is a Green side and there is a Red side.


Under the rainbow, our methodology must be colorful. Green is a relationship to the earth and what grows therefrom. Red is a relationship to other people and the blood spilt there among. Green designates life with only necessary labor; Red designates death with surplus labor. Green is natural appropriation; Red is social expropriation. Green is husbandry and nurturance; Red is proletarianization and prostitution. Green is useful activity; Red is useless toil. Green is creation of desire; Red is class struggle. May Day is both.


from The Incomplete, True, Authentic and Wonderful History of MAY DAY (and read the entire piece at http://www.midnightnotes.org/mayday/ from 1986 and feels dated in certain ways, although still very interesting)

-and other may day related zines can be found at https://anarrespress.wordpress.com/may-day-zines

-at this site https://godsandradicals.org/2016/04/18/review-the-incomplete-true-authentic-and-wonderful-history-of-may-day/ there is a review of Peter Linebaugh's book on may day which expands on the writing linked to above...and the reviewer includes more of a pagan perspective as well. 

and other news from santa cruz

from https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/29/18785784.php In solidarity with the Beach Flats Jardín & Familias Unidas por la Justicia

Sunday May 1st. 11:00 AM / gather at Santa Cruz City Hall: 809 Center St, Santa Cruz,

In Santa Cruz, the jardíneros of the Beach Flats Community Garden are at risk of losing long-cultivated subsistence farming space due to the profit-motivated actions of the Seaside (Boardwalk) Company.

In Washington and Baja California, Mesoamerican Indigenous farmworkers have organized independent unions, calling for an international boycott of Santa Cruz County based Driscoll's Berries. As they fight to end poverty wages, slave-like working and living conditions, child labor and violent repression of their movement, they also envision a reorganization of food systems based upon workers cooperatives, sustainable relationships with land, and economies based on needs rather than profit.

In the spirit of International Workers Day, let's join together to express our solidarity with these critical struggles, alongside our own dreams for a different kind of world not based on capitalist exploitation.

Bring signs, banners, and energy! For more information: http://beachflatsgarden.org/ and https://boycottsakumaberries.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/1022751144426849/

SAVE THE BEACH FLATS GARDEN!
BOYCOTT DRISCOLL'S BERRIES!

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Fri: High Whey 6 Benefit/ Sat: Smash Monthly & More in days ahead at SubRosa!

-Friday April 29th, 7pm: HIGH WHEY 6 Benefit Show!

-Emma Wheeler
on the banjo maze rain glow
-Dry Days
on the folk punk commie faggotry. not watching the world burn, but being the burning world.
https://www.facebook.com/DRY-DAYS-693976620664526/https://www.facebook.com/DRY-DAYS-693976620664526/timeline
-me pretty on the "what the fuck?" nihilistmarxistnoisepunkhttps://www.facebook.com/Me-Pretty-585682848252700/?fref=ts

the six stud(ent)s who protested on highway 17 really need help gathering funds to give to the police who put us in jail (gross). We owe 28,000, have fundraised about 5,000 and have a long way to go before we don't have to think about this anymore. 
 
5-10$ entrance fee notaflof ::: no cops / no bros / no snitches
entrance is wheelchair accessible (very small step/doorframe thing). please no strong/artificial scents.
more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/186966125029733/

-Saturday, April 30th, 11am-6:59pm:  Smash Monthly with Matty

   
Play some video games with your local nerds!
What's important is that we are going to play video games for a cause. Cause we want to.
 

Much more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/1129106263786671/
   
-Sunday, May 1st, 9am-2pm:
Kids Open Hours...for actual kids and more!

   
And yeah, this is May day, which is significant in a number of ways...a day folks rise up together, united with each other and against a repressive capitalist system // and for others it is recognized as a day around halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice...folks celebrate spring and fertility...

-Monday, May 2nd, 7:15pm:  Sin Barras meeting

   
"We will discuss ways that Sin Barras can support local and state-wide abolitionist campaigns and how we can further support loved ones inside and their families. We will also discuss what's going right here in Santa Cruz County. So please, bring your ideas and your desire to end the prison industrial complex!" https://sinbarras.org/

-Wednesday May 4th, 7am-9am:
  RiseUp and Shine! Anarchy for breakfast.

   
Come drink coffee and eat a scone over a copy of the NYTimes. Discussion on current events sure to ensue along with our Riseup and Shine morning Anarchy community poll.

  
and other open hours at 10am, or maybe earlier, with the Freedom Sleepers meeting at 10am and HUFF meeting at 11am https://www.facebook.com/HUFFSantaCruz
 

Also come to SubRosa during our regular open hours!

-Wednesday- 7am- 9am- RiseUp & Shine! AND 10am-2pm (also Freedom Sleeper meeting AND at 11am, HUFF, Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom open meeting) AND the space is open everyone during these times
-Thursday- 2pm-6pm AND 8pm-10pm- Late Night Open Hours - (come hang out, enjoy the space, and listen to cloudy slow jamz and R&B every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)
-Friday- 2pm-6pm
-NEW! Sunday morning open hours! 9am-2pm

and other news from Santa Cruz...

***Beach Flats Gardeners Demand City Council Keep Their Promise https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/04/28/18785726.php

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thurs: Prisoner Letter Writing (Featuring Leonard Peltier)/ Sun: MAGIKAL show & dance party- benefit for Free Cascadia Witchcamp! AND MORE!

-Thursday, April 21st, 6pm-7:30pm:  Prisoner Letter Writing (Featuring Leonard Peltier)

    Leonard Peltier is an imprisoned Native American considered by Amnesty International, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Congress of American Indians, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Rev. Jesse Jackson, among many others, to be a political prisoner who should be immediately released.  Come write a letter to Leonard Peltier or another prisoner and learn more about Leonard Peltier and his case.

For more event information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/860506244061578/

and after the Prisoner Letter Writing stay for the 3rd film in the Coming of Rage film series! 

-Sunday, April 24th, 7pm: MAGIKAL show and dance party: a benefit for Free Cascadia Witchcamp!

    the organizers of free cascadia witchcamp are gathering in santa cruz at the end of april for a weekend long meeting. come learn more about our camp, support our work, and help us dance that energy off!

join us for a woo-filled evening of performances and dancing. there will be fire spinning, theatrics, and live music by GarlicMan (
https://garlicmanandchikn.bandcamp.com/) and Chikn (other performers tbd) followed by dancing into the witching hour! bring all your corporeal and spirit friends! $5 to $20 donation NOTAFLOF GAYABAGS.  stay tuned in for emerging details! spring blessings!

Free Cascadia WitchCamp is a place people can attend regardless of economic status, a camp with a unique commitment to group wisdom that allows any camper to host a path. It's a place where magical change-making resides at the center of our circle; it's a camp close to our hearts. for more info:https://freecascadiawitchcamp.org/

More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/604962196321592/

-Monday, April 25th, 7:15pm:  Sin Barras meeting

   
"We will discuss ways that Sin Barras can support local and state-wide abolitionist campaigns and how we can further support loved ones inside and their families. We will also discuss what's going right here in Santa Cruz County. So please, bring your ideas and your desire to end the prison industrial complex!" https://sinbarras.org/

-Wednesday April 27th, 7am-9am:
  RiseUp and Shine! Anarchy for breakfast.

    Come drink coffee and eat a scone over a copy of the NYTimes. Discussion on current events sure to ensue along with our Riseup and Shine morning Anarchy community poll.  


    and other open hours at 10am, or maybe earlier, with the Freedom Sleepers meeting at 10am and HUFF meeting at 11am https://www.facebook.com/HUFFSantaCruz...and at 3pm Smash Downtown : Melee/Project M Singles Night w/ Matty


and Friday, April 29th...HIGH WHEY 6 Benefit Show more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/186966125029733/

Monday, April 11, 2016

Lots Going on This Week! Check It Out Below (& in person!)

-Monday April 11th, 7:15pm:  Sin Barras meeting

   
"We will discuss ways that Sin Barras can support local and state-wide abolitionist campaigns and how we can further support loved ones inside and their families. We will also discuss what's going right here in Santa Cruz County. So please, bring your ideas and your desire to end the prison industrial complex!" https://sinbarras.org/

-Wednesday April 13th, 7am-9am:
  RiseUp and Shine! Anarchy for breakfast.

    Come drink coffee and eat a scone over a copy of the NYTimes. Discussion on current events sure to ensue along with our Riseup and Shine morning Anarchy community poll.  

    (and other open hours at 10:30am, or maybe earlier, with the Freedom Sleepers meeting at 10:30 and HUFF meeting at 11am https://www.facebook.com/HUFFSantaCruz)

and also on Wednesday 3-8pm: Smash Downtown : Melee/Project M Singles Night w/ Matty

   
Matty is holding afternoon+evening video game hangouts. Coming for friendly matches is free (bring your own controller if you can!) and entering tournament bracket means paying a small venue fee.  Bring other vidya or board games or crochet supplies as you see fit!

-Thursday April 14th, 7:30pm: Coming of Rage Film Series Pt 2- friends and enemies (
yeah, and with fresh popcorn!)

    Mickybo & Me-  two boys form a friendship from opposite sides of the 1970's Irish conflict.  More info about the film at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickybo_and_Me


And stay after the film for Late Night Open Hours...come hang out, enjoy the space, and listen to cloudy slow jamz and R&B.


-Saturday April 16th, 12-3pm: Really Really Free Market:  No money. No trades. Everything is free.

   
This market is based on a gift-economy and thinks capitalism is blech. 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.


Also come to SubRosa during our regular open hours!

-Wednesday- 7am- 9am- RiseUp & Shine! AND 10:30am-2pm (also Freedom Sleeper meeting AND at 11am, HUFF, Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom open meeting)
-Thursday- 2pm-6pm AND 8pm-10pm- Late Night Open Hours - (come hang out, enjoy the space, and listen to cloudy slow jamz and R&B every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)
-Friday- 2pm-6pm
-NEW! Sunday morning open hours! 9am-2pm

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Wed, 7am- RiseUp & Shine & 7pm- Music!/ Thurs, 7:30pm- Coming of Rage Film Series, The Outsiders/ & More!

-Wednesday April 6th, 7am-9am:  RiseUp and Shine! Anarchy for breakfast.

    Come drink coffee and eat a scone over a copy of the NYTimes. Discussion on current events sure to ensue along with our Riseup and Shine morning Anarchy community poll.  

    (and other open hours at 11am, or maybe earlier, with the HUFF meeting at 11am https://www.facebook.com/HUFFSantaCruz)

and later that evening! 7pm!
BRIANA MARELA SHOW
Seattle dreampop (http://brianamarela.bandcamp.com/)
with Lilac and Fernly
bring $ for touring bands (notaflof)


-Thursday April 7th, 7:30pm: Coming of Rage Pt 2- friends and enemies (
yeah, and with fresh popcorn!)

    The Outsiders (1983) Set in 1965 a gang of boys engage in class war.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Outsiders_%28film%29 


Each film is followed by slow jams and hot toddies at 10pm!

-Friday April 8th, 7pm: Music with Chelsea Jones & more tba!


Also come to SubRosa during our regular open hours!

-Wednesday- 7am- 9am- RiseUp & Shine! AND 11am-2pm (also HUFF, Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom open meeting)
-Thursday- 2pm-6pm AND 8pm-10pm- Late Night Open Hours - (come hang out, enjoy the space, and listen to cloudy slow jamz and R&B every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)
-Friday- 2pm-6pm
-NEW! Sunday morning open hours!


Check out local news and events at https://www.indybay.org/santacruz/  and anarchist news at http://anarchistnews.org/

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