Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Events, Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on AND THE EAST BAY’S BEST VEGAN CUPCAKE WINNER IS…

This year’s cupcake bake-off has been our best year yet! Thanks to all those who came out, SolidariTea (solidaritea.org) for donating delicious teas, Dan Fontes from the Pacific Pinball Museum (pacificpinball.org) for running the popcorn machine, and of course the contestants! FIRST PLACE: Emily Haydel – Samoa Cookie Cupcake SECOND PLACE: Madeline Blumgart – Coconut […]

Sunday July 22, 2012 – Sunday July 22, 2012 Webster & Water Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Come out 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 22 to print with Rock Paper Scissors Collective at Jack London Square Farmers’ Market. Bring a t-shirt or buy a market tote bag ($3), and learn how to […]

Categories: Events, Friends & Neighbors, In the Gallery, Members | Comments Off on Follow the Flashing Lights

Fantastic artwork! Flashing lights! Good old fashioned music! Hosting some of Pacific Pinball Museum’s finest artists, RPSC proudly curates a show of pinball inspired art done by members and volunteers of Pacific Pinball Museum. These pinball-inspired artists flip the page on contemporary interpretation of this classic pastime: Dan Fontes Ed Cassel Ed Summerfield Jem Gruber […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Recycled Crafts Workshop at Earth Day Farmer’s Market

This Sunday April 22nd from 10am- 2pm, come hang out with the RPS Crew at the Jack London Square Farmers Market.  It’s Earth Day and we’ve got your programming list right here: SPEAKERS: ** Novella Carpenter Author Talk + Book Signing | 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Oakland celebrity urban farmer and author Novella Carpenter — […]

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Come by and check out the lovely handmade jewelry by local designers in the RPSC boutique!

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Living Concrete – RPS Collabs with the Oakland Museum!
Preliminary Sketch

On Saturday January 21st RPSCollective will be co-hosting an event with the Oakland Standard at the Oakland Museum of California from 11-5. Two Artists from RPSC’s “Black Hand Side” show, RAS Terms and Safety First are paired with young, new school artists Teka and Resta. The group will paint a live mural in the entrance (a […]

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Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Barn Yard Sale @ a PLACE for Sustainable Living

Saturday, July 9th, a PLACE for Sustainable Living will be having a Barn Yard Sale with Clothing Alterations and Upcycling! Please bring your sellable items to donate for a good cause!  Pull out all those beautiful dusty things that you’re ready to release: Clean clothing, Fabric, Arts and Crafts materials; Working kitchen appliances, Garden supplies, […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on 21 Grand Benefit Record Swap Pt. 3

And don’t miss 21 Grand on the street at Art Murmur plying the schwag and bringing you the Big City Orchestra experience. Look for them right next to RPSC!

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21 Grand Benefit Tarot Reading & Holy Mountain screening at 21 Grand  416 25th Street, 8-11pm

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Beehive Collective in Oakland

You may have gandered at the amazing True Cost of Coal mural hanging on the side of RPSC this past First Friday. Now you have an opportunity to hear the story behind the collaborative, anti-copyright images that can be used as educational and organizing tools. They will be storytelling at Old Crow Tattoo (362 Grand […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Please help support 21 Grand!

The gallery and performance space that helped bring you Art Murmur, amazing gallery shows, fantastic performances and so much more needs your help. They were given a cease and desist order and won’t be able to make their rent unless you donate or buy awesome stuff at their rummage sale. Sunday, October 3, noon – […]

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Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on pedal powered washing machine needs a home

Hey folks – Are you tired of wasting energy on your washing machine. Feel like lowering the ol PG&E bills and raising the power of your legs? Well we’ve got just the thing for you! Aaron, who built the human-powered washing machine that appeared in Beyond Bicycles this month, is looking for temporary home for […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Crossing the Line – A Metaphor for Constructing Artistic Engagement for Peace

Photo courtesy of Allison Smith Join us on this Memorial day weekend presentation to contemplate the price of peace and exchange ideas about how art can be used as both disruptive and constructive social action for change. The act of crossing the line in civil disobedience is presented as a metaphor in clarifying the intention […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Girls Rock Camp needs art for auction

Bay Area Girls Rock Camp is seeking art submissions for our end-of-year silent auction; all proceeds will go directly towards their year-round programs for girls. They are requesting original art and handmade objects. Youth submissions are encouraged! Visit their site for more info – http://bayareagirlsrockcamp.org/

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Fruitvale bike repair colectivo work party

Centro Comunitario de Bicicletas is an awesome new community bike shop in East Oakland that focuses on Spanish-language bike repair.  They need your help so get over there this Saturday for the work party! Details 12pm-4pm on Saturday, 10 Oct 2009 @ the bike shop housed in the Oakland Catholic Worker: 4848 International Blvd., Oakland, […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Papercut Zine Library in Boston needs a new home

Just saw this on BoingBoing and thought I’d pass it on – papercut is a zine library in Cambridge and they have to find a new space.  Pass it on to folks in the area.  More info here.

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on the universe favors you

A tall man with long dreadlocks just walked in and said “who’s qualified?” “To do what?” I said. “Rock, paper, scissors. It’s revelatory”. We laugh and say, “what does it reveal?” “Your instinctual nature. Whether your intuition is in tune with the universe”. We don’t laugh and go, “huh”. We play rock paper scissors best […]

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Did we mention?

Someone left us the sweetest gift last First Friday! Thank you so much anonymous person or persons who left us the raddest presents. We received mixed tapes, tons of tea, zines, a mysterious invitation and other stuff I’ve forgotten cuz I should have written this nearly a month ago but I was waiting for pictures. […]

That’s right. We broke down and got ourselves a twitter account. You know, we figured everyone else had one so why not. And you know what it’s kinda useful – We’ll be sending updates of classes, events, art stuff, and more.

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on Problem solved!

We’re open and back to business – sorry to everyone who missed their classes!

Categories: Friends & Neighbors | Comments Off on RPS is closed for the moment!

Hey folks! We’re having some serious plumbing problems and we’ll be closed for the immediate future. If you’re signed up for a class – we’re sorry! We hope to be back soon! Watch for updates here!