Friday, November 8, 2019

Fri: A Show! // Next Fri: A Benefit Show // Sat: Really Really Free Market // & More!!!

-Friday, November 8th, 7:30pm:  Cactus Bloom Collective presents...

*Bethlehem Steel (On Tour) Brooklyn NY grungy nightmare pop 
**Neutral Shirt (On Tour) San Diego sweetheart bedroom pop 
***Practicing Sincerity - local soft punx with guitar solos 
****BB Sinclair - local gay dream pop bbs 

7$ (notaflof) // 7:30pm // All Ages // Safe(r) Space // No Alcohol No Drugs //

-Friday, November 15th, 7pm:  Cactus Bloom presents: Benefit Show for a New Coffee Maker

*Grad Nite (Watsonville) Your favorite post pop punk new emo revival band from Watsonville. Cause we think we're the only one.
**Jeez, Mom! Dylan Mattioda's full band experience!
***Cat Powerless (Santa Cruz) just you wait and see

SubRosa's coffee maker is broken and we're having a really RAD SHOW to raise funds for a new one!

Doors at 7pm // All-Ages // $7-$10 donation (but you can give more because we need that caffeine, but also notaflof as always) //

-Saturday, November 16th, 12 - 3pm: Really Really Free Market! (Every 3rd Saturday! - fall schedule)

Really Really Free Market! No money. No trades. Everything is free.  Now every third Saturday! We all have something to share with each other... and to receive with gratitude is also a gift.  This gathering is not about the "stuff" we give and take, but more about how we can care for each other.

This market is based on a gift-economy... capitalism NO! But come to the really really free market to give away your old stuff and/or get new-to-you stuff. 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. Don't be late and be sure to check in with the organizers when you get there. If you bring things, you are expected to take away whatever is left at the end of the market.

And Saturday November 16th, 11am - 5pm at the RCNV -- 
The Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019
SubRosa, the Fábrica and other Hub folk will also be tabling.  

From the event post: "What is the Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2019?  #SCZF2019 is a gathering of local zinesters sharing their work and reflecting on the role of zines in the world today. We want to celebrate and highlight the way that zines can be used as powerful tools to fuel political struggles, liberation, and resistance to oppression on both the grand political scale and in personal experiences. We will exalt especially the work of marginalized voices, including but not limited to BIPOC, Queer/ Trans/ Genderqueer/ LGTB+, and disabled artists."


(Come on by and have some coffee, check-out a book or strike up a conversation)
Mondays, 1 - 4pm // Wednesdays, 10:30am - 2:30pm // Fridays, 9am - 12pm //
& open for events & meetings

***Monday November 11th, 11am - 6pm: Join us at the Black Mesa Weavers Rug & Craft Sale at the MAH for this rare opportunity to purchase rugs directly from visiting Diné (Navajo) artisans from Big Mountain/Black Mesa, Arizona. These artisans practice an ancient weaving tradition intricately tied to their sacred lands and way of life. 

11:00am - 6:00pm Rug & Craft Sale // 3:00 - 3:45pm Speakers // 
Free admission // Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St, Santa Cruz

Diné families at Big Mountain have been resisting forced relocation policies on their ancestral homelands since the mid-1970s. The purchase of weavings supports the independent livelihoods of families whose homeland has been devastated by coal strip mining.

Hand made jewelry by Diné and Amah Mutsun artisans will also be offered for sale.


* Glenna Begay (Táchii'nii clan, born for Tł'ízí Łání, Sovereign Diné Nation)
* Eleanor Castro (Awaswas/Mutsun Ohlone, Amah Mutsun Tribal Band)

For more information:  Black Mesa support:  //  Amah Mutsun Land Trust:  //  Amah Mutsun campaign to Protect Juristac:

SubRosa is part of a community center called The Hub --- 
Check out The Hub's facebook, instagram & website for info re: other Hub projects! 

and more from some of our neighbors at The Hub...

-The Bike Church ---.  //  //  


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, 
queer&homophobia, racism, ableism and other hierarchies.

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

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