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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

the reading room :: e-newsletter #53


Last week we held the opening night for 'The Monsters' - a group exhibition as part of the Feast Festival. If you didn't make it, it's up until Sunday. We think it's pretty awesome.

Wed 30th Nov we're opening a window exhibition, then Tues 6th Dec our December show opens. Busy! More details below...

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Here's what's coming up at the reading room...
:: Friday 18th November - Sunday 27 November ::
The Monsters :: Feast Festival Exhibition.
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 Wakelin, Grace Mitchell and Lucy Palmer.
Part of the 2011 Feast Festival (

:: Tuesday 22nd November :: TONIGHT!!!
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 - TONIGHT :: The Queen of Fucking Everything!
No Drinking. Just Dancing! All Welcome, including kids!
*entry $2
Facebook event 

:: Wednesday 30th November - Saturday 3rd December ::
Word on the Street :: CANSA Exhibition :: Opening event 4:30 - 6:30, Wed 30th November - see below to RSVP
Word on the Street’ - an ephemeral art project combining the written word and visual installations of a community’s thoughts, ideas, dreams and hopes.
‘Word on the Street’ is a CAN SA PlaceMaking project. PlaceMaking works on the belief that meaningful interactions can turn spaces we find ourselves in, into places we want to engage with
Artists: Sandy Elverd and Stephen Noonan Photography: Sam Oster
Please RSVP to

:: Tuesday 6th December - Friday 30th December ::
Les Petites Morts & It Started With A Punch In The Face
Opening event from 6pm, Tues 6th December
Free entry, Wine by Donation (all proceeds go back to supporting The Reading Room, a communal not-for-profit artspace)
News just in! Chris Gogler has just confirmed to play an acoustic set at the opening. Wine, music, art, nibbles, what more do you need for a great Tuesday night?
Artists Katherine Coppock & Sandrine de Araujo

:: Wednesday 7th December ::
December 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.

See you soon at the reading room.

the reading room
153 hindley st :: adelaide

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