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May 2019
35/30

Intro to Desktop Publishing for Zines & Books

May 30, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Learn the ins and outs of producing a zine digitally using freely available desktop publishing software with artist and zine-maker Corey Bechelli. While collaborating on an 8-page zine, use source files to lay out text and images, determine correct imposition, and review the various file formats needed to generate a print-ready document. Support your work in zine and book making by exploring free digital tools such as Scribus to create electronic files for printing commercially or at home. Participants are…

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June 2019
Free

Work Day / Workshop – Letterpress Workshop!

June 1, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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The Soapbox is proud to announce that we will be holding our first Work Day/ Workshop event! 10 community members will donate two hours of their time to complete some of the urgent projects needed in the studio in exchange for a FREE three hour introductory letterpress workshop taught by Celia Jailer (Soapbox studio and board member). In this workshop you will learn the basics of setting type, locking up, inking, and using a Vandercook Press, and creating multilayered registration.…

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20 - 35

New Member Orientation

June 2, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Keyholder Member Orientation: 12:30 – 2:30 Open Hours Member Orientation: 1:00 – 2:30 All new studio members must complete a Member Orientation before using their membership. Please email us to reserve your spot, and apply for membership. Details on membership levels and member applications can be found at BECOME A MEMBER! Once your membership application has been approved, we will issue an invoice for orientation, payable in advance or at orientation. Orientation fees are $20 (Open Hours Member) to $35…

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Free

Member Potluck

June 2, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Members of The Soapbox are invited to mix and mingle at our inaugural Member Potluck!   We will provide desserts to share. Members, please bring a savory dish to share. BYO Family members and friends are welcome. Please RSVP here.

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Paper Print Book: A 3-Part Series (week 1)

June 3, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join us for a three-part series this June–make paper, letterpress print on it, and bind it all into a book!

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Paper Print Book: A 3-Part Series (week 2)

June 10, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join us for a three-part series this June–make paper, letterpress print on it, and bind it all into a book!

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Paper Print Book: A 3-Part Series (week 3)

June 17, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join us for a three-part series this June–make paper, letterpress print on it, and bind it all into a book!

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July 2019
20 - 35

New Member Orientation

July 7, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Keyholder Member Orientation: 12:30 – 2:30 Open Hours Member Orientation: 1:00 – 2:30 All new studio members must complete a Member Orientation before using their membership. Please email us to reserve your spot, and apply for membership. Details on membership levels and member applications can be found at BECOME A MEMBER! Once your membership application has been approved, we will issue an invoice for orientation, payable in advance or at orientation. Orientation fees are $20 (Open Hours Member) to $35…

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35/30

Make a Zine! Workshop: History, Culture, and Creation

July 13, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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In honor of International Zine Month: Dive into the history and culture of zine making and punk community and then create your own zine. We’ll look at a wide variety of handmade publications from The Soapbox’s library for inspiration, then warm up with writing exercises and creative brainstorming. You will learn two simple but clever paper folding techniques that you can use that day and in your future zine publishing endeavors. All materials – glue sticks, stencils, clip art, colored…

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August 2019
20 - 35

New Member Orientation

August 4, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Soapbox,
4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Keyholder Member Orientation: 12:30 – 2:30 Open Hours Member Orientation: 1:00 – 2:30 All new studio members must complete a Member Orientation before using their membership. Please email us to reserve your spot, and apply for membership. Details on membership levels and member applications can be found at BECOME A MEMBER! Once your membership application has been approved, we will issue an invoice for orientation, payable in advance or at orientation. Orientation fees are $20 (Open Hours Member) to $35…

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