Tuesday, April 30, 2019

[SubRosa @-`-,-- ] Wed: May Day/ Beltane // Fri: First Friday Art Opening // Sat: Byssus album release show with friends!!!

-Join us Wednesday, May 1st 4pm at the Community Orchard (by the skate park) for a May Day/Beltane Celebration ---> with a procession to the Hub/ The Fábrica/SubRosa🌱🌱🌸🌼🌷🌿🌻🌷🌻🌱🌸🌸🌼🌷🌻🌷🌸🌼🌷🌷🌿🌿

After gathering at the Orchard, there will be a procession along the levee to the Hub/The Fábrica/SubRosa. Flora and Fauna costumes and noise makers encouraged. Bring food to share.  

At The Hub/The Fábrica/SubRosa there will be music and food and a May Pole Dance and more!!!

And here's some listening for you to enjoy... The Incomplete, True, Authentic and Wonderful History of May Day – by Peter Linebaugh https://resonanceaudiodistro.org/2017/04/24/history-of-may-day-audiozine/ (This essay tells a story of the two sides of May Day: the red and the green. From Maypoles to the Haymarket martyrs.) AND The Witch's Child https://resonanceaudiodistro.org/2018/04/14/the-witchs-child-audiozine-2/ ("This is how they destroyed our roots. And this is why, on May Day, we tell stories. Stories of our lives, of our struggles, of the future we want, of a past we invent because we no longer remember it.")

-Friday, May 3rd, 6pm: First Friday Art Opening, Underdog // Ry Essi AND Animal Masks at the Fábrica

Ry Essi opens up the SubRosa space on First Friday. Arrive to catch vivid glimpses through Essi's photography of the complex and lush experience that is queer love on the west coast.

Come to this soft opening and wonder at the blessings/beauty of the queer experience documented right here in our community.   https://www.facebook.com/events/381367519377483/

And check out the art show at The Fábrica (through the connecting door from SubRosa to the Fábrica) May Day Animal Masks "May Day is both a traditional springtime festival and an international day of honoring workers. Come celebrate the deep connection between the beauty and bounty of the season and the many kinds of work we do to survive and thrive! These anonymous found folk-art animal masks embody the magic and transformative potential of the season." from https://firstfridaysantacruz.com/event/the-fabrica-the-hub-may-day-animal-masks/?fbclid=IwAR0Mv7qs6AbyDnnct4bqfDd3o2LOsDu0WOSKC4rTELPvAiCW1rYemFnejN4

-Saturday, May 4th, 8pm: Byssus --- album release! and... Kite Hands Glowing // Of The West // Meadow Singers

Under the new moon starlit salty sky Byssus will be releasing their new album into the world. 

*BYSSUS Acoustic epics for the interspecies webs of survival // New music by burl wood and taylore (formally of Inle Elni) https://byssusmusic.bandcamp.com/releases 

**KITE HANDS GLOWING Melodies and Poetry of Nadia Lucia  https://kitehandsglowing.bandcamp.com/album/lucia 

***OF THE WEST Folk Wanderings With Wesley Somers https://www.facebook.com/ofthewest/ 
****MEADOW SINGERS Songs of Longing, Songs of Transformation  (Mathew Harmon, formerly of Matador and Majk)

8pm // $10 donation (notaflof) // https://www.facebook.com/events/258558754936099/ 

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

Mondays, 1 - 4pm  // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2pm  // Fridays, 9am - 12pm  // 
& open for events & meetings


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!)

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