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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

the reading room :: e-newsletter #84


Warmer weather is coming and with it a bunch of funtimes at the reading room. Did you see the video Laughing Room made? It's pretty amazing. Here's a link:
Do you love the reading room? Want to help us stay open? For just $20 you can join the growing group of lovely people who are dedicated to helping us continue.
Click here for more info about our membership program. As a member there are a bunch of great benefits from us, and also from our neighbours the Mercury Cinema and Imprints Booksellers.
We have more art and music than you can fit in two hands, come join us at the reading room.

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

OCTOBER:: Friday 19th October - Tuesday 30th October ::
Juno Visual Arts Exhibition :: Group ShowIt opened with a bang last weekend, but the art is still adorning the walls. Come on in and check out work from Anne Garcon, Brooklyn Mabbott, Kate Field, Wallis Prophet, Dook Shepard, and Jess King!
Facebook event

NOVEMBER:: Saturday 10th November :: 7pm - 10pm
Jack Carty at the Reading Room (presented by the Jam Room)Jack Carty (Syd) :: Nick Saxon (Syd) :: Al Parkinson (Melb)
$20 :: A limited number of tickets with no booking fee are available. Reserve your ticket by emailing: alice.thejamroom@gmail.comFacbook event

:: Wednesday 14th November ::
Great Books Discussion Group :: 7 - 9pmThe first meeting in October went so well, they're having another one. Active participation and genuine open dialog made for a really rich meeting of equals. Come and join the discussion. For more info visit:

:: Thursday 15th November - Sun 25th November ::
Rae Ogilvie :: SYRIA 

When I saw the world full of constraint,          
Terror sent me riding on an endless journey.

(some words of Al-Akhtal (c640-c710), a Christian poet of the Umayyad court in Damascus)
An exhibition of photographs taken by Rae Ogilvie just months before conflict flared in Syria, showing the everyday life that was - people, places, history
Opening night :: Thursday 15th November, 6-9pm. All Welcome. 
Facebook event

Weekly events

:: Mondays & Tuesdays :: Happiness Sessions at the reading room ::
Monday evening, 6pm - 7:30 - 
Laughing Room
Could your life be any more awesome? An hour a week of serious laughter would almost certainly make it so. Laughter warm ups, laughing hard, and rolling around on the floor laughing are all guaranteed. Come along, even if you've never laughed before, we will make it easy for you. Mental training is like any other form of training - do it once, and it will be fun and have some benefits in your life. Do it often and you become fit, healthy and skillful. Do it often, and you wont be able to stop laughing.
Tuesday afternoon, 12:30 - 1:15pm - Tuesday lunch destress session
Take 30 minutes of your lunch hour to completely let go with a guided deep relaxation. Bring your workmates and friends.
Contact Frazer for more info: or 0413700718.

:: Tuesdays :: Dancing Room!
If you feel like dancing but can't wait for the weekend, try Dancing Room! Tuesday nights, with the location announced Guerilla style on their facebook page. Please note it is not an event that is facilitated by the Reading Room, but a separate commitee. The best way to find out where it is held each week is via their facebook page.

THE ARTS GARDEN :: 29 & 30 October
The Arts Garden at the Festival Centre includes two panel discussions focused around topics of marketing, valuing the arts a
s well as business. For mopre info visit: Both panel discussion on October 29 and 30 are free to attend for absolutely anyone.
See you soon at the reading room!
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