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Monday, November 7, 2011

the reading room :: e-newsletter #51


I may have menitoned our Visual Arts program is booked up to July 2012. Wow. In order to help make this program the best it can be, we have appointed local artist and curator, Katherine Coppock, as our Visual Arts Coordinator/Curator. Kat's also got a show coming up in December - more info next week. If you have any visual arts enquiries, email her at zaliness(at)

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

:: Tuesday 1st November - Tuesday 8th November ::
Evolve Love Fundraiser - CLOSING TOMORROW!
Featuring Local Artists: Steven Papas, Jessica McPhee
A small number of works are sdtill available - prices atsrt at $20 - suggested donation. Come in and take a look from 2pm tomorrow.
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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:: Tuesday 8th November ::
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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:: Thursday 10th November ::
Hardboiled :: 8pm - late
HardBoiled 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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:: Monday 14th November ::
Capoeira Roda - 6pm to 8pm
Once again Flavio is back to lead a Capoeira Roda group. You may have seen him at Dancing Room in Brazilian band Xango. 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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:: Tuesday 6th December - Sat 31st December ::
December Exhibition - Details TBC
Artists Katherine Coppock & Sandrine de Araujo
Opening night Tuesday 6th December from 6pm

:: Wednesday 7th December ::
November meeting of the Feminist Reading Group :: 6:30 - 9:30
Join us for this month's meeting as we read Jessica Valenti's The Purity Myth, which explores America's obsession with virginity- and why this obsession is harming young women by over-valuing them on the basis of their sexuality.
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See you soon at the reading room.

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