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Monday, October 17, 2011

the reading room :: e-newsletter #48

Hi all,

I am still recovering from the amazing first ever Festival of Unpopular Culture! If you missed it, you missed out. Don't cry though, there's always more things on at the reading room.

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


:: Thursday 6th October - Saturday 29 October  ::
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. Elsewhere'
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:: Tuesday 18th October ::
Dancing Room :: 6pm - 7:30pm
Fancy an hour and a half of dance after work? Feel like clubbing at a respectable hour?
Every Tuesday strictly dancing takes place from 6 - 7:30pm sharp at the reading room.
Guest DJs and dance floor.
No Drinking. Just Dancing! All Welcome, including kids!
*entry $2
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:: Tuesday 1st November - Tuesday 8th November ::
Evolve Love Fundraiser - opening night Thursday 3rd November 6 - 8pm

Featuring Local Artists: Steven Papas, Jessica McPhee
Come & join us for the opening night of exhibition fundraiser for the Evolve Love art project. Enjoy freshly made affordable creations, music, wine & nibbles. Evolve Love, by GSspirit is to be presented at Feast Festival. It's a non-profit installation of film, dance, UV art, & sound exploring the theme of 'EVOLVE LOVE' within the GLBTQI. It is free entry throughout the festival presented for the greater Feast Festival Community. Drop in any time between 2-7pm, 1-8 Nov to check out the show.
Produced by Darren Curtis and Bradley Pitt of GSspirit
Free Entry - Music / Art / Drinks (by donation)
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:: Wednesday 2nd November ::
November meeting of the Feminist Reading Group :: 6:30 - 9:30
Join 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.
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:: 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!
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:: Tuesday 13th November - Friday 2nd December ::
The Monsters :: Feast Festival Exhibition.
Opening night event Friday 18th November, from 6pm. All welcome!
Sexuality, identity, how do we fit in society and what purposes do we serve? The Monsters presents a look into queer youth and the issues within.
Artists: Dylan Pimm, Ryan Walkins, Grace Mitchell and Lucy Palmer.
Part of the 2011 Feast Festival (
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See you soon at the reading room.

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