Kimya Dawson // Moor Mother // METROPOLARITY // Daphne

319 Performance Space 319 N. 11th Street, 3rd Fl, Philadelphia

Door at 7:30 // Performances at 8, $15 cover
ALL AGES
21+ beer for donations

319 Performance Space (aka AUX @Vox Populi)
319 N. 11th St. 3rd floor
Philadelphia PA
**accessible by 3 steps to elevator-help will be provided for those who need it!**
**AIR CONDITIONED**

$15

Apiary x METROPOLARITY Soft Targets Launch Party

Painted Bride ArtsCenter 230 Vine Street, Philadelphia

all danger all softness no geolocation
1 nite revelry spells and sanctuary
texts songs dances
against the gathering data storm

this portal exists when we begin
this portal ends at midnight

APIARY MAGAZINE x METROPOLARITY
:
SOFT TARGETS
issue 8 of APIARY in collabo with sci-fi collective METROPOLARITY.
read philadelphia's visions of vulnerability, violence and ecstasy;
survival strategies in our contested city;
the monstrous and tender contending inside us

7 PM: PARTING OF TIME AND SPACE // AIRPLANE MODE
enter.
drinks (government ID checked at door)
new names (memorywipe your government ID)
anti-surveillance face & body art

8-10 PM INCANTATIONS FOR INVISIBILITY
readings by 25+ storyspinners and poets
frequency lifting by the URBAN SHAMANS word/sounds/power:afrobeat funk jazz

10-MIDNIGHT DANCE PARTY
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ FEATURING ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
⚡ Anti-facial recognition face painting and body art by Kitakiya Davis
♪ Live musical performance by Philly's URBAN SHAMANS: afrobeat funk jazz grooves, WORDS, SOUNDS, and POWER!
♪ DJ wizardry by Alex Smith (of METROPOLARITY)

MIDNIGHT-??? AFTERPARTY @ SILK CITY
may the ephemeral gather strength and carry us through the night

PAY WHAT YOU CAN: $7-10 SUGGESTED DONATION

$7 – $10

⊙ Casita De Las Olas ⊙

The Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

A VERY FINE EVENT FROM OUR NEIGHBOR, GENESIS MARTINEZ-CRESPO Y MARCELLINE MANDEG

IN WHAT WAYS HAS NOSTALGIA HINDERED OUR PERSONAL GROWTH? HOW DOES ONE BUILD A HOME OUT OF CONSTANT THEMES OF WHO THEY USED TO BE? WHAT IF THERE ISN'T MUCH TO BE NOSTALGIC ABOUT? BECAUSE AT NO TIME IN THE RECENT PAST YOU, YOUR PARENTS OR YOUR PARENT'S PARENTS WEREN'T IN A STATE OF DISPLACEMENT. IF YOU COULD ONLY PIN-POINT WHEN AND WHERE ITS EVEN POSSIBLE TO BREAK THE CYCLE.

FREE BUT BRING $$$

The Free Black Women’s Library at Community Futures Lab – Community & Memory Theme

Community Futures Lab 2204 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia

The Free Black Women's Library comes to Community Futures Lab! The Free Black Women's Library is a Brooklyn-based interactive mobile library that features over 420 books written by and about Black women. The library centers and celebrates the art, music, history and stories of Black women and girls worldwide. All books are available via trade. […]

FREE

ROCKERS BBQ WEEKEND #6

Community Futures Lab 2204 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia

ROCKERS BBQ WEEKEND WILL TAKE PLACE AUG 27TH & 28TH 2016 WE CELEBRATE OUR 6TH YEAR DOING THE FESTIVAL!! I CAN NOT THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR SUPPORTING ROCKERS OVER THE YEARS IT HAS BEEN A BLESSING TO PROVIDE SO MANY WITH A PLATFORM TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES.ROCKERS MONTHLY SHOWS MAY BE OVER BUT WE WILL CONTINUE […]

BRING CASH

HIGH TIDE GALLERY (SMALL) SMALL PRESS FAIR

High Tide Gallery 1850 N. Hope St., Apt 14a, Philadelphia

(Small) Small Press Fair @ High Tide

September 3 & 4

12noon - 6pm

FREE ADMISSION

Featuring Vendors:

3dot Zine

Art Vandelay

Brickman Pubs

Fume Room

High Tide

Jessica Hans & Leah Horowitz

Metropolarity

Pomegranate Press

Ulises

Poster designed by Joel Evey

FREE BUT BRING $$$

Tomorrow Never Happens Semester Launch Party

Samek Gallery 3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg

COME GET YOUR SPECULATIVE VISION STRONG WITH ALEX & EIGHTEEN, READING AT THE LAUNCH JAWN 4 YOU~ Tomorrow Never Happens Semester Launch Party Friday, September 16, 7pm Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center This exhibition explores queer futurity and the aesthetics of utopia. From marriage equality, to “bathroom bills,” to the massacre in Orlando, […]

FREE

RIPExpo 2016 – Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo!

Providence Public Library 150 Empire St, Providence

METROPOLARITY LOVES RIPEXPO. CATCH RAS & EIGHTEEN THIS YEAR TABLING W/NEW POSTERS PINS #DIYSCIFI BOOKS + TEEEEEE SHIRTS ^___^/ About The Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo (RIPExpo) is a spring weekend devoted to small-press and self-published comics, zines and books. Artists and writers from all over North America will join local creators to exhibit work […]

ICA Philly Free For All w/ Black Quantum Futurism

Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia

RUMOR HAS IT METROPOLARITY WILL BE IN THE BUILDING WITH BLACK QUANTUM FUTURISM AS PART OF THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART'S FREE FOR ALL PROGRAM SERIES CONFIRMED DETAILS FORTHCOMING  

FREE

JINXED Science Fiction Reading

👽A science-fiction reading at Jinxed West Philly location featuring @metropolarity co-founders Alex Smith and M Eighteen Téllez, as well as Sarah Sawyers-Lovett and Moose Lane!

free

LASER LIFE presents Style of Attack

Vox Populi 319 N. 11th St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia

laser life queer sci-fi reading

***this is the psycho-social, queer liberatory, autonomous, afro-curatorial, queer propulsed pulse, electro light light beam, sigil sub-conscious, navigatory cosmic trance dance on the techno-veldt... this is STYLE OF ATTACK***

free

MOOGFEST

Moogfest is the synthesis of music, art and technology. Catch our workshops & reading events alongside Black Quantum Futurism collective as part of this year's 'Future Thought' programming at MOOGFEST in Durham. It's $$$ tho so don't stress – we do our thing regularly around the city of Philadelphia.

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