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Roberts Street Social Centre -June Residents! Upcoming Events!

by Roberts Street Social Centre


We are on the verge of the beginning of our annual artist-musician-zinemaker-etc-in-residence program! We have some great folks coming in June with the first event happening TOMORROW!

1. Sorrel residency, May 30-June 7th
2. House Show! Friday May 30th, 7pm
3. Zine Launch & Acoustic Show! Friday June 6th, 7pm
4. Artist Talk with Sharon Stevens, shrine creation, and walk through HFX cemetery, Sat June 7th, 1pm
5. Candace Moores residency, June 9-23rd

SORREL (Vancouver, BC) - May 30 - June 7th 

sorrel will be making a zine about his latest tour from Vancouver to Halifax with his bands Filthy Liars and Garish. Expect nice color photos and hand drawn comics, poems and stories!
FRIDAY MAY 30th, 7pm
sorrel is kicking off his residency with a halifax house-show!
Garish (BC)
Half//Read (Hfx)
Fri May 30th, 7-10pm at 2336 Agricola St
more info & flyer at: www.diyhalifax.ca
FRIDAY JUNE 6th, 7pm
zine launch and acoustic show! 
7pm at anchor archive / Plan B - 2180 Gottingen St


Artist Talk with Sharon Stevens, shrine creation, and walk through HFX cemetery

Saturday June 7th, at 1pm

Anchor Archive Zine Library / Plan B, 2180 Gottingen

Calgary artist Sharon Stevens will give a talk about the Equinox Vigil in Union Cemetery that she started in 2012, and her insights into the evolving role of the artist in the sacred.

A self described celebrationist, instigator and media artist, Sharon has been an award winning independent video producer since 1989, her arts practice includes community celebrations, performance art, installations, and net-based art.

She brought the idea of a digital memorial wall to Equinox Vigil, inviting people to write messages to the departed, words they wish they’d said, heartfelt thoughts they carry with them, or simply the names of the dead.  Sharon then entered the words into a laptop, and they were projected on the top of The Threshold at Union Cemetery where people were creating their own memorials and tributes to place on a public altar.  We are inspired by each other’s words, and the effect was in a sense an amplification of the presence of the dead in our thoughts and hearts.

This presentation will be of interest to all those interested in reclaiming cultural traditions and the arts in general.





Candace Mooers will complete and launch a personal zine of creative non-fiction vignettes written in Fredericton during winter 2011. The zine touches on such themes as exile, ancestry, canoe-burnings, and other journeys.
anchor archive zine library
2180 Gottingen Street (Plan B)


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