Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Open Stage // Shows! Fri. & Sun. // & More!


Thursday, May 17:  New Open Hours! & Open Stage!

     -4pm - 7pm:  Open Hours!  New SubRosa open hours will be starting this Thursday and into the indefinite and nonlinear future! Come hang out from 4-7pm. We'd love to hear your ideas of what you'd like your community space to provide. Coffee and tea are donation based as usual!

     -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/1356506054449562/

Friday, May 18:  A Show!

     World show (uh, I don't know anymore info).

Sunday, May 20:  Another Show with Closet Goth (phoenix), Heavenly Bother, Eve's Peach

     wow what a sparkly show ✨✨✨


$5-7 notaflof  // all ages // 7pm // safe(r) space // no drugs no alcohol no jerks // https://www.facebook.com/events/427863134304906/

Also, here's an workshop taking place in a bit over a week...

Sunday, May 27, 11am - 4pm: Herbal Self-Care for Trans Folks

Part 1: Herbs for the Long Haul , 11am - 1pm
Using plants, nutrition and magic to support wellbeing and thriving for trans and non binary people. We'll learn about using herbs in combination with hormone therapy and gender-affirming practices, as well as what to avoid. We'll explore the esoteric uses of herbs for boundaries, protection and comfort. 

Part 2: Herbs for Hard Times, 2pm - 4pm
Emotional self-care for queer and trans people. We'll explore the use of herbs, supplements and mindfulness practices in times of worry, sadness and chronic stress, and touch on herbal support for trauma healing, grief and loss. We'll put together self-care plans to remind ourselves what works for us when things get tough.



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 // Thursdays, 4pm - 7pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm // 
& open for events & meetings

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And check out our internet thingys for more information about SubRosa happenings!!!  See below!

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 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.


And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook page regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/

New Hours! Come to SubRosa on Thursdays too, 4pm - 7pm!


New SubRosa open hours will be starting this Thursday and into the indefinite and nonlinear future! 

Come hang out from 4-7pm. We'd love to hear your ideas of what you'd like your community space to provide. Coffee and tea are donation based as usual!

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Show! // Art Show Opening // Really Really Free Market // & More!

-Wednesday May 2nd, 7 - 10pm
Red Ribbon // IOI // Pyromids

WOW! Another Show at Subrosa!~~all ages!!~~(which means no alcohol, sry/ not sry) ~$7 donation~ safe(r) space ♥ no jerks ♥

*Red Ribbon (Seattle)- https://redribbonmusic.bandcamp.com/

-Friday May 4th, 6 - 9pm
Shady Lady: Friday Hiatus- Art Show Opening!

Take a hiatus this Friday and every Friday! On May 4th, from 6 to 9pm! Shady lady presents a collective of mixed media. A night of art, snackage and tunage. Embroidered patches for sale to contribute to Subrosa community space.

Free! Bring your kids, your grandparents, your neighbor, someone you met this morning at a yardsale! Anyone and everyone welcomed! https://www.facebook.com/events/610016909354953/

-Saturday May 5th, 12 - 3pm
Really Really Free Market: No money.No trades.Everything is free

No money. No trades. Everything is free! 

This market is based on a gift-economy and thinks capitalism is horrible. 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/1726043820819283/

And on this May 1st day I present these links... 



Summary from this podcast: Happy May Day! To celebrate the anniversary of the strike that led to Haymarket, and the 8 anarchists executed for it (two of whom were anarchist media producers themselves!) we bring you our favorite anarchist news reporting from throughout history. As an anarchist news show ourselves, we wanted to pay homage to all the anarchist newspapers, zines, and other media projects that have inspired us. You'll hear reports from as far back as the Paris Commune, the punny and irreverent 1980s British organization Class War, a 1977 article in Fifth Estate about this newfangled thing called punk rock, coverage of the very first nationwide-called-for black bloc in the US, a firsthand report from the streets of Seattle in 1999, and much more. We'll even have guest appearances by other anarchist podcasters, like MC Sole, the Stimulator, The Final Straw's William Goodenuff, and our friends from Resonance Audio Distro.


Today is Beltane. Today is Mayday. People are dancing. People are being shot.

***and personally, I appreciate SubRosa and places where we can relate with each other where commerce isn't the rationale for our relating...to have spaces where we can be more free...to be...to also push against a society and culture that puts a price on everything.  I'm for collective liberation...for all beings...human and for the other creatures we share this earth with...with much gratitude for this living earth as well.  -j!

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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

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And check out our internet thingys for more information about SubRosa happenings!!!  See below!

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 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.


And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook page regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Loads Happening at SubRosa! Shows & Benefit Film Screening & Transgender and LGBTQ+ Self-Defense Class & More!

Loads Happening at SubRosa!



-Friday April 27th, 5:30pm
CARe Benefit Concert: Concert for the Community


From the flyer: Join us for a night of music, arts and crafts.  Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.  All proceeds go back to the homeless community in Santa Cruz through our free quarterly clinics!


Featuring:  Sister Taxa // The High Tones // Beat Tape // Evo2raw // Smooth Alligator (gameboy music) // The Naked Bootleggers (starting at 5:30pm)

***Please also consider donating clothes, unused hygiene supplies, food or other useful items that we can distribute at our next free clinic.

-Saturday April 28th, 7pm
Adult School // Kilroi // Peachy // Soap. // Bug Bud


woah look at all these cool bands!!!!


*Bug Bud - sad acoustic sing along jams! https://bugbud.bandcamp.com/
**Soap. - sentimental acoustic pop punk! https://soaptunes.bandcamp.com/releases
***Peachy -jazzy mathcore! https://peachysj.bandcamp.com/releases
****Kilroi -indie sad-gaze! https://kilroi.bandcamp.com/
*****Adult School - poppy punky dance ur butt off tunes! https://adultschool.bandcamp.com/releases

Show starts @7pm no punk time! // all ages // no alcohol // no bullshit // safe(r) space // https://www.facebook.com/events/187330828543852/

-Sunday April 29, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Transgender & LGBTQ+ Self-Defense Class 
Come learn some basic self-defense techniques (instructed by Leonie Sherman). This is a stride towards personal safety and empowerment for the transgender & LGBTQ community. To register, email: trans@diversitycenter.org

-Sunday April 29th, 6pm
Kiki (2017) Film Screening Fundraiser

About KIKI: "In New York City, LGBTQ youth-of-color gather out on the Christopher Street Pier, practicing a performance-based artform, Ballroom, which was made famous in the early 1990s by Madonna's music video "Vogue" and the documentary "Paris Is Burning." Twenty-five years after these cultural touchstones, a new and very different generation of LGBTQ youth have formed an artistic activist subculture, named the Kiki Scene.


KIKI follows seven characters from the Kiki community over the course of four years, using their preparations and spectacular performances at events known as Kiki balls as a framing device while delving into their battles with homelessness, illness and prejudice as well as their gains towards political influence and the conquering of affirming gender-expressions. In KIKI we meet Twiggy Pucci Garçon, the founder and gatekeeper for the Haus of Pucci, Chi Chi, Gia, Chris, Divo, Symba and Zariya. Each of these remarkable young people represents a unique and powerful personal story, illuminating the Kiki scene in particular, as well as queer life in the U.S. for LGBTQ youth-of-color as a whole."

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We will be screening this film as a fundraiser for a documentary currently in production, which is about squatting from the perspective of trans* and non binary people. Taking place in London, UK, this documentary strives to uplift the voices of its characters, who are living on both the fringes of society, squatting abandoned commercial buildings in the country's grimy capital, and the fringes of their own scene, often unaccepted or unsupported by the primarily-heterosexual squatting community.  https://www.facebook.com/events/184687842170526/

The filming for this documentary is almost complete and needs funding for post-production. Come join us for the night of film and fun. There will be snacks, pins and zines for donation, produced by the collective Bad Table Manners (http://badtablemanners.co.uk/), and of course lots of lovely people.

Admission is by donation, and NO ONE will be turned away for lack of funds. Suggested donation at the door: Privileged wages: $10-$20 // Waged: $5-$15 // Un(der)waged: $3-$5 // Undocumented: free // (Basically, pay what you think is appropriate. Solidarity is economics!!)

Come at 6 to hang out. Film will be shown at 6:30. (Running time 1hr 34min). If you arrive late, we will leave seats open closer to the door. The space will remain open for an hour afterwards for people to hang out and discuss the film.

The space is wheelchair accessible, however, if you have accessibility concerns please let us know ahead of time so we can be sure to accommodate your needs.  Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHhs7GY5ft0

-Wednesday May 2nd, 7pm
Red Ribbon // IOI // Pyromids


WOW! Another Show at Subrosa! // ~~all ages!!~~(which means no alcohol, sry) // ~$7 donation~ // safe(r) space ♥ no jerks ♥ // https://www.facebook.com/events/1108320735973654/


*Red Ribbon (Seattle) https://redribbonmusic.bandcamp.com/

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



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And check out our internet thingys for more information about SubRosa happenings!!!  See below!

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.


And SubRosa is part of a larger community center called The Hub.  Check out the Hub's facebook page regarding other Hub projects!  https://www.facebook.com/santacruzhub/



Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tonight at 6pm! Digital Self-Defense workshop

Digital Self-Defense workshop

At SubRosa! Tonight! 6 - 8pm!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1939570326114004/

A digital self-defense gathering to get excited about protecting your data. We will share knowledge and resources to collectively improve our privacy and security.

Inspiration and resources for this workshop are taken from Defend Our Movements, Surveillance Self-Defense, and Riseup.

Topics include:

* How do I make my email secure?

* Should I use a password manager?

* Can I make my cellphone more secure?

* How do we use the "cloud" securely?

Defend Our Movements is brought to us by the Center for Media Justice, May First / People Link, and diverse movement technologists and activists. Surveillance Self-Defense is maintained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an independent non-profit working to protect online privacy. The Riseup Collective is an autonomous body based in Seattle with collective members world wide. They provide communication and computer resources to allies engaged in struggles against capitalism and other forms of oppression.

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

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