Sorry this is late - in the chaotic midst of the Festival of Unpopular Culture! So far, it's been amazing. Matthew K's show went so well - with each painting being snapped up on opening night. Saturday we had a great crafternoon, followed by the great doco Making it Handmade. There was standing room only at Choral Grief on Sunday, and we still have more events to go!
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Here's what's coming up at the reading room...
The following events are part of the FIRST EVER Festival of Unpopular Culture
:: Thursday 6th October - Saturday 29 October ::
(SUB)URBAN ABSURD - Matthew K
All his paintings sold! They're still there though, as is the amazing 3D mural! Come and check it out, up til the end of the month.
MATTHEW K brings the '(SUB)URBAN ABSURD' to the reading room - a
mixture of stencil/drawing/painting and
the room-sized 3D stencil art installation 'The Last Temptation of St.
Matthew K's blog:
:: Wednesday 12th October ::
A DISCUSSION OF LIFE - PHILOSOPHY NIGHT from 6pm
Come and hang for an hour or so with young people from all over
Adelaide, and discuss Philosophy, Politics and more. With Devon Turner.
:: Thursday 13th October ::
NATURE LOVES COURAGE X from 6:30pm
Open Mic - Music, Spoken Word, Noise and any combination thereof...
anything you can dream up and perform, belly dancing, pole dancing,
juggling, mime, throat singing... tequila shot to the person who comes
up with the most ridiculous / original idea.
bring an instrument and play a couple of songs. join in a communal improv jam. Read with or without music...Fully Open Mic
:: Wednesday 2nd November ::
November meeting of the Feminist Reading Group :: 6:30 - 9:30
us this month as we read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. In a
dystopian adventure inspired by reality TV, the Iraq war and Greek
mythology, we follow the exploits of Katniss as she competes for her
survival in the annual Hunger Games.
:: Thursday 10th November ::
Hardboiled :: 8pm - late
Hard Boiled is a fast paced boisterous night of open mic poetry where the best reader on the night can walk away with $$$ Not bad for 3 poems! If you don’t win, you could walk away with some books, booze or even the coveted Hard Boiled booby prize! Entry is free, the raffle is gold coin donation. It all kicks off 8ish!
So iron that turtleneck, dust off the beret & don’t forget your stubbie holder for a night of poetry that will make your toes curl with joy!
See you soon at the reading room.