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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

the reading room :: e-newsletter issue 40

Hi all,

Thanks to the generous assistance of our fundraising supporters, and to resident reading room volunteer Tiff (and especially her dad!) we're making the RR a brighter place from Friday. New lights are going up. Also this Friday our lovely Renew Adelaide neighbours Work Shop will be launching their new collections with an in store party. We'll be open too some come down and meet their new team members. Details below.

Meg Cowell's photographic exhibition To The Surface for SALA closes this Sunday! Have you been there yet?

Starting September 4th we're hosting a new Adelaide Capoeira group. Come and try for free, from 2pm.

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Here's what's coming up at the reading room...

:: Friday 26th August ::
Work Shop Collections Launch 6pm - 8pm
Please join our Renew Adelaide neighbours, Work Shop, this Friday the 26th of August for an exclusive preview of their new fashion and accessories collections in-store. The reading room will be open, it's going to be a party!
Work Shop is one of the pilot Renew Adelaide projects located in Hindley Street. Clothing is designed, produced and sold on-site by young designers. We have just had our first birthday in the space, so we'd like to take this opportunity to celebrate with you and introduce our three new members.
Workshop Studio 151 Hindley St Adelaide 5000
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:: Friday 5th August - Sunday 28th August :: CLOSING THIS SUNDAY!
To The Surface :: SALA Exhibition by Meg Cowell
Our SALA show is by the wonderful Meg Cowell - the first artist to exhibit at the reading room 1 year ago!
These portraits feature varyingly ambiguous garments and items of fabric. Light catches a tiny constellation of bubbles. Dark water creatures waft to the surface.
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:: Sunday 4th September ::
Capoeira Roda from 2pm
Capoeira Angola is a brazillian dance/fight. Sitting in a circle with 8 instruments (all percussion) two people dance together in the middle of the circle.
All welcome & FREE!
We are a new group, and the first ones to bring Capoeira Angola to Adelaide. For more info visit the website at
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:: Monday 5th September ::
CHESS NIGHT from 6 - 8pm
Fortnightly on Mondays, come and play chess at the reading room.
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:: Wednesday 7th September ::
September Meeting of the Feminist Reading Group 6:30 - 9:30
You might have heard about Gail Dines. You may have seen her on Q&A. You may have been so infuriated you yelled expletives at your television screen.
The good news is, now you can vent to your heart's delight (to/with/at other people!), because for this month's meeting, we're reading her controversial book 'Pornland: How Porn has Hijacked Our Sexuality'.
Visit the Adelaide Feminist Reading Groups's facebook page
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Also...while this ain't at the reading room, it is highly recommended!
:: Friday 3rd September ::
Nature Loves Courage 9 at the Metro
Open Mic Spoken Word / Improvised Electric Music Mind Meld Jam...and set from The Sunbirds...spoken word and improvised experimental music jam, shoegazing.
Recent Nature Loves Courage reading at Format
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