Monday, September 29, 2014
Machine This Week: September 29th to October 5th


UPCOMING: Free Day at the Gamble House Part Deux
Thursday, October 2nd from 8pm – 10pm
If you missed our free day extravaganza at the Gamble House on Saturday, you have one more chance this Thursday night from 8-10pm. Hear the rose-vortex in its full musical glory, treat yourself to a private poetry reading in a historic closet! Performances by Patrick Ballard, Milka Djordjevich, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, and others will accompany self-guided tours throughout the evening.

UPCOMING: Public Space Singalong at Ciclavia
Sunday, October 5th at noon and 1pm
The third annual Public Space Singalong is this Sunday in the 2nd Street Tunnel, serenading Ciclavia goers with two singing sessions at noon and 1pm. You can enter the tunnel from Hill on the East side, and Figueroa from the West side. For songbooks and playlists join the event page.

We have three workshops being offered at the Gamble House this week.

Wednesday, October 1st from 7-10pm is Urban Cat Architecture with artist Keith Rocka Knittel. Keith will teach participants how to design cat dwellings of their own, exploring the emotional and physical needs of both humans and felines, with an emphasis on integrating cat homes into existing architectural styles.

Saturday, October 4th from 2-5pm, Lisa Anne Auerbach will teach you how to make soap, inspired by Proctor and Gamble’s rise to power through their Ivory Soap empire. The Soap Making workshop will cover mold making, scenting with natural oils, safe handling of lye, and more.

Saturday October 4th from 4-7pm, master embroiderer and artist Jenny Hart will lead Embroidery in Architecture, offering the rare opportunity to engage in domestic activity in one of the most architecturally significant homes in California. Participants will be provided an embroidery hoop, needles, embroidery floss, and a pre-printed design on fabric.

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