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April 2020

Edible Book Festival

April 18, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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The Soapbox Community Print Shop and Zine Library is pleased to partner once again with the Philadelphia Center for the Book to host the Edible Book Festival, an event celebrated by bibliophiles and gastronomes alike. The International Edible Book Festival is held worldwide, around the beginning of April, in part to celebrate the birthday of French Gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826), and to celebrate the fun of eating your own words! An edible book can be simply defined as an…

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Papermaking Workshop

April 20, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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In this introductory course you will learn the basics of western-style papermaking including sheet forming, and how to easily modify moulds to create different shaped sheets, as well as proper studio cleanup. A materials fee covers pre-beaten cotton/abaca pulp, as well as use of moulds, deckles, felts, and drying system. Students will need to pick up dry paper from the studio the following week. About The Instructor Olivia Caro is a current fellow at the Soapbox, whose work in papermaking…

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Tough Talk: Telling Difficult Stories Through Zines

April 25, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Carolyn Chernoff, MSEd., PhD, is a media artist, activist, and educator. With roots in domestic and dating violence prevention and conflict resolution work, Carolyn is the facilitator of Arts of Resistance, a collaborative zine workshop about supporting criminalized survivors of domestic violence (https://issuu.com/carolyn.chernoff/docs/aorbrief). An experienced educator, Carolyn has been a sociology professor at Skidmore College and Muhlenberg College, and most recently, graduate faculty in socially engaged art at Moore College of Art & Design. Along with Rashida Holmes, Carolyn is…

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May 2020

Membership Information Session

May 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue entrance on 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Want to learn more about joining The Soapbox studio to work on your own projects? Join us for an information session to get a full tour of our studio and find out everything you wanted to know about how our membership works, while meeting other prospective and new members. Topics include: what we offer, an explanation of membership types, which supplies the studio supplies, a review of our membership agreement, and an overview of our orientation process. Attendance is required…

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June 2020

Membership Information Session

June 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue entrance on 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Want to learn more about joining The Soapbox studio to work on your own projects? Join us for an information session to get a full tour of our studio and find out everything you wanted to know about how our membership works, while meeting other prospective and new members. Topics include: what we offer, an explanation of membership types, which supplies the studio supplies, a review of our membership agreement, and an overview of our orientation process. Attendance is required…

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Membership Information Session

June 28, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue entrance on 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Want to learn more about joining The Soapbox studio to work on your own projects? Join us for an information session to get a full tour of our studio and find out everything you wanted to know about how our membership works, while meeting other prospective and new members. Topics include: what we offer, an explanation of membership types, which supplies the studio supplies, a review of our membership agreement, and an overview of our orientation process. Attendance is required…

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August 2020

Membership Information Session

August 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue entrance on 47th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Want to learn more about joining The Soapbox studio to work on your own projects? Join us for an information session to get a full tour of our studio and find out everything you wanted to know about how our membership works, while meeting other prospective and new members. Topics include: what we offer, an explanation of membership types, which supplies the studio supplies, a review of our membership agreement, and an overview of our orientation process. Attendance is required…

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