July & August 2013 at Joe’s Garage

Sunday July 7th 2013, Psychedelic Film Night: Performance (Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg, UK, 1970, 105 min.) Door opens at 8pm, film begins at 9pm. Performance is an era-defining film, and a dark, sexy portrayal of the Sixties rock ‘n’ roll dream coming to an end. A gangster on the run (James Fox) goes into hiding in the house of a washed-out rock star (Mick Jagger) and his two lovers (Michele Breton and Anita Pallenberg). [Read more]

Monday July 8th 2013, Uprisings in Turkey, Info night & Benefit, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm. Taksim Everywhere, Resistance Everywhere. Info night about the uprisings in Turkey. Who is raising the flag, which flag, these days in Turkey? What has changed after recent uprisings all around Turkey? Video activists from Global Uprisings recently returning from Istanbul will present and discuss the current situation. Money raised with this benefit will go to juridical expenses for our comrades in Turkey. [Read more]

Sunday July 14th 2013, Psychedelic Film Night: Barbarella (Roger Vadim, France, 1968, 98 min.) English. Door opens at 8pm, film begins at 9pm. 1968 is well known for its revolutionary fever, but less so for its plastic cinematic futurism. Both Roger Vadim’s science-fiction tale Barbarella (1968) and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) present us with their visions of the future, and in the words of The Graduate (1967): that future is “Plastics”. The heroine (Jane Fonda) is a liberated space goddess of the 41st century… [Read more]

Friday July 19th 2013, Singer Songwriters Riot Summer. Door opens at 6pm, vegan food on donation. performances end at 10pm. Singer Songwriters #2 with Ken Parsons _a proper anti-politics english man, Gerd Dembowski _A Little Smell of Freedom between Highways and Train Tracks, Sam from Sin Sin Collective _Ukele, Guitar and Vocals, Sina Khani _Surprise Act [Read more]

Saturday July 20th Joe’s Garage goes Valreep, Give away shop on
location at the Valreep 2nd anniversary, 2pm

Sunday July 21th 2013, Movie night. Can Dialectics Break Bricks Cinema by Jeffrey Babcock. Door opens at 20:00, film begins at 21:00.  Who’ll stop the rain (Karel Reisz, USA, 1978, 126 min., in English). Hey, what ever happened to all those powerful films that came out in the 60s and 70s which have totally disappeared….. and why have they been killed off? Based on Robert Stone’s Award-winning novel “Dog Soldiers”, “Who’ll Stop the Rain” is both a great thriller and a meditation on the chaos and disillusionment of the Vietnam war era in America. [Read more]

Monday July 22nd 2013, Uprising in Brazil, Info night & Benefit, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm. We will discuss the ongoing situation in Brazil and will show some videos about the riots. Delicatessen vegafood will be served from 7pm. Benefit will go to support our comrades there. EAT & DESTROY! [Read more]

Sunday July 28th 2013, Movie night: Bloody Sunday (Paul Greengrass, 2002, 105 minutes, in English) Door opens at 8pm, film begins at 9pm. Bloody Sunday (Irish: Domhnach na Fola) —sometimes called the Bogside Massacre— was an incident on 30 January 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland, in which 26 unarmed civil-rights protesters and bystanders were shot by soldiers of the British Army. [Read more]

Monday July 29th 2013, Paris suburbs’ squat “Le transfo” benefit and infonight, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm. The Transfo is a space occupied since November 14, 2012. This place nearly one hectare owned by EDF has been empty for several years. EDF is a dirty business that extorts every home selling nuclear energy which poisons our lives. It also speculates on the property. Given the logic of money we invest collectively this place on non-commercial basis. We would talk on july about paris suburbs’ squat “Le Transfo (http://transfo.squat.net/), and possibly, if needed, more widely about the squats situation in France.

Sunday August 4th, Andy Warhol’s movie night: Trash (1970, directed by Paul Morrissey, 110 minutes, in English), Door opens at 20:00, film begins at 21:00. This Andy Warhol production finds Joe Dallesandro as Joe, a lice-ridden impotent junkie who lives with Holly (Holly Woodlawn) in a Lower East Side slum in New York. Holly is a transvestite who spends time collecting trash, going to the Fillmore East, and cruising for sex. [Read more]

Sunday August 11th 2013, Movie night. Can Dialectics Break Bricks Cinema by Jeffrey Babcock. Door opens at 20:00, film begins at 21:00. Le corbeau: The raven (Henri-Georges Clouzot, France, 1943, 92 min.) In French with English subtitles. This is a wild little French thriller with a wonderful punch directed by the great Henri-Georges Clouzot (Wages of Fear, Inferno, Les Diabolique). Made during the German occupation of France, the movie is about an unknown informant who is writing poison-pen letters about the villagers of a small French provincial town. [Read more]

Monday August 12th 2013, Genova 2001 is not over – Benefit Voku for the activists convicted after the G8 protests, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm. In July 2012, 11 years after the protests against the G8 summit in Genoa, 10 people have been convicted for taking part in the demonstrations, the sentences vary from 6-14 years. The law that allowed this insane sentence is named “Devastation and Looting”: this law was included in the Italian Penal Code in 1935, to protect the so called “public order” under the fascist regime. In the last decade this law has been used multiple times to convict political activists. [Read more]

Thursday August 15th, ‘How did Feminism end up being the big bad F* word’ Discussion, doors open at 6:30pm, event starts at 7pm
Due to a mix-up between ‘feminist’ and ‘man-hating bra-burning angry Amazon’
Due to patriarchy and its dismissal of opposing movements
Due to the scarcity of current feminist role models
Why does this event matter?
All of the above
Not sure, but I’d sure like to meet up and discuss this! [Read more]

Friday August 16th, Joe’s Collage, Cut & Paste Party, 7pm. We are a group of artists who are making analogue collages. We recycle and use old books, papers and magazines. With the help of a pair of scissors and some glue we can create wonderful artwork. You are invited to join us at the Cut & Paste party/ workshop, 2nd edition, on Friday evening, August 16th 2013, at 7 pm. [Read more]

Sunday August 18th 2013, Movie night: Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, Israel, 2008, 86 minutes, English subtitles). Door opens at 20:00, film begins at 21:00. ‘Waltz with Bashir” is a devastating animated film that tries to reconstruct how and why thousands of innocent civilians were massacred because those with the power to stop them took no action. Why they did not act is hard to say. Did they not see? Not realize? Not draw fateful conclusions? [Read more]

Monday August 19th 2013, Autoclave Benefit, Volkseten Vegazulu, 7pm. Benefit Food for Autoclave II, Bodymod and Tattoocircus. Autoclave II is a second edition of a festival of body modifications (piercing, suspension or tattoo) that will take place in the Autonomous space Les Tanneries in Dijon from 12th to 14th September. The festival is organized in solidarity with prisoners and sex workers and it brings workshops, debates and film screenings, as well as an evening with Mother Fakir’s performance, short films and musicians coming from Texas. [Read more]

Friday August 23rd 2013. Monthly music event, Singer Songwriters #3 with Leah Song (USA), Shireen (NL), Dangle Manatee (UK). Door opens at 6pm, vegan food on donation. performances end at 10pm. Leah Song (USA), solo performance by Leah Smith from Rising Appalachia. “Rising Appalachia is a genre-bending force of sound that uses vocal harmony, lyrical prowess and diverse artistic collaborations to defy cultural clichés and ignite a musical revolution… Shireen (NL), ‘I call the type of songs I play ‘Crisis-Folk’. A combination of words made up to describe the traditional folksongs me and longtime friend and fellow musician Dorien Meijsing sang and played in our ukulele/vocal-harmony project ‘çok güzel’. Dangle Manatee (UK) is a two-piece folk-punk band from Durham and Newcastle, UK. Hugh plays guitar, harmonica and sings. Pippa plays fiddle, tambourine and sings. They both stamp their feet a lot. They write songs about poetry, animals, and trying to be kind in an unkind world. [Read more]

Sunday August 25th, Movie night: The Firemen’s Ball (Milos Forman, 1967, 71 minutes, In Czech with English subtitles). Original title: Horí, má panenko. Door opens at 20:00, film begins at 21:00. The film follows a pattern common enough in Eastern Europe, where small human stories seem to be a slice of life, but might actually be subtle parables about the restrictive Soviet system. [Read more]

Summer Opening Times:
Ma/Mo: 19.00 Volkseten Vegazulu
Di/Tu: 11.00 – 15:00 Office Hours
Di/Tu: 20.00 – 21.30 Kraakspreekuur
Wo/We: 15.00 – 18.00 Lonely Collective Day Cafe
Do/Th: 19.00 Volkseten Vegazulu (Closed!)
Vr/Fr: 19:00 Joe’s Collage, Cut & Paste Party (once a month)
Vr/Fr: 19:00 Singer Songwriters (once a month)
Za/Sa: 14.00 – 18.00 Weggeefwinkel
Zo/Su: 20.00 Filmavond/Infoavond

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