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February 2019

CANCELLED: Today’s Arts of Resistance Workshop/Study Group

February 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Free, but register here: https://goo.gl/forms/je9EpsZyOtOM1c4v2 Arts of Resistance explores print media responses to the criminalization of domestic violence, especially the criminalization of survivors of domestic violence. We will use some of the recent Survived & Punished curriculum to explore issues related to social identity, power, white supremacy, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression and the prison industrial complex. We'll also use and make zines and other creative resistance. This is the second of 4 related workshops: our February meeting. We…

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Phila Center for the Book Members Meeting (Open to All)

February 28, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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This event is free and open to the public. Please join Philadelphia Center for the Book and The Soapbox to enjoy highlights from our Zine Library and to learn about both organizations. With a collection of over 2500 zines and artists books that cover topics ranging from political to personal, fiction and fantasy, poetry and literature, the Soapbox has something for everyone. We will be looking at a curated selection of works featuring interesting bindings and handmade elements. RSVP on…

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March 2019

Arts of Resistance Workshop / Study Group

March 23, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Arts of Resistance explores print media responses to the criminalization of domestic violence, especially the criminalization of survivors of domestic violence. We will use some of the recent Survived & Punished curriculum to explore issues related to social identity, power, white supremacy, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression and the prison industrial complex. We’ll also use and make zines and other creative resistance. This is the third of 4 related workshops: our March meeting. We meet from 10 AM-1 PM…

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Edible Book Festival

March 30, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join us, in collaboration with Philadelphia Center for the Book, for an Edible Book Festival. You are invited to contribute an Edible Book (and compete for prizes!) or to come to eat, vote for your favorites, and enjoy. What is an Edible Book? Visit www.books2eat.beatricecoron.com for ideas and inspiration.  

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April 2019

Arts of Resistance Workshop / Study Group

April 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Free

Arts of Resistance explores print media responses to the criminalization of domestic violence, especially the criminalization of survivors of domestic violence. We will use some of the recent Survived & Punished curriculum to explore issues related to social identity, power, white supremacy, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression and the prison industrial complex. We’ll also use and make zines and other creative resistance. This is the fourth of 4 related workshops: our April meeting. We meet from 10 AM-1 PM…

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June 2019

Member Potluck

June 2, 2019, 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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October 2019

Paper Anniversary

October 18, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4700 Kingsessing Ave, 4700 Kingsessing Avenue Lower Level, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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Come and celebrate our 1-year anniversary at 4700 Kingsessing!

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November 2019

Philly Zine Fest

November 16, 2019, 12:00 pm - November 17, 2019, 5:00 pm
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Sat & Sun, November 16 - 17, 2019, 12pm - 5pm The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 https://www.phillyzinefest.org/ Philadelphia’s oldest and largest small press festival spans two days this fall. Devoted to the self-published and handmade mini-magazine, Philly Zine Fest brings together zine creators and readers from the local community and beyond. Over 70 writers and makers will share their publications for sale and trade. Since 2002, Philly Zine Fest has created a space for a range of…

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Soapbox Philly Zine Fest Open House & Zine Reading

November 16, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soapbox, 4700 Kingsessing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Join us in welcoming Philly Zine Fest participants to The Soapbox. The 7 - 9 PM event will feature hands-on screenprinting (7 - 8pm) and a zine reading (begins at 8pm). Read zines and art books in our library and hobnob with fellow zine makers and zine enthusiasts.

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April 2021

The Soapbox at Philadelphia Open Studio Tours – WEST

April 14, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us for Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists.Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region and one of the premier open studio tour events in the country. This April, POST is moving online to continue connecting Philadelphia studio artists with a passionate audience of art enthusiasts all around the country! The Soapbox…

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