Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/10: Words of Resistance – CANCELED

THE JULY READING HAS BEEN CANCELED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE LACK OF RESISTANCE. July 10, 2015 – July 10, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Let there be Poetry among Comrades! Doors@7:00pm Words@7:15sharp Free. Donations Wildly Accepted. No registration required. Register

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/9: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

July 9, 2015 – July 9, 2015 7:00 – 10:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Be a part of a supportive community where writers help each other develop their unique, authentic voices, progress on their projects, and take new risks. This group is wonderful for writers of every level: those just […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/8: Icarus Project Support Group, East Bay Chapter

July 8, 2015 – July 8, 2015 7:15 – 9:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

Beginning SilkScreen Class Description: WHoot!!!!! Come print with US!!!! *at our awesome new partner site* Learn the basics in professional silkscreening from burning a screen to printing to recovering the screen. The class will cover one color printing on patches paper and anything else you want to bring along that is flat. This class runs […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/6 – 7/10: MAKE | BELIEVE Chapter 510 Summer Camp

July 6, 2015 – July 10, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions Description: WRITE for CHANGE. DESIGN our CENTER. MAKE | BELIEVE for OAKLAND’s future. This year’s theme: Who are Oakland youth? What makes Oakland Oakland? How might we design a youth retail and writing center that engages the complex identity of the Oakland […]

Categories: Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on 7/5: Craft Night

July 5, 2015 – July 5, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Open Craft Night! Knit, make jewlery, create cards, alter clothes, draw, collage, make a frickin friendship bracelet…do what you will, but do it with us! Bring whatever project you are working on, and hang out with other crafters for […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 7/3: Screen Printing in the TeenZone

July 3, 2015 – July 3, 2015 2:30 – 4:00 pm 125 14th Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own t-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective.  All workshop supplies are provided.  Ages 12-18.  Local artists from the Oakland-based Rock Paper Scissors Collective […]

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 7/2: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

July 2, 2015 – July 2, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Be a part of a supportive community where writers help each other develop their unique, authentic voices, progress on their projects, and take new risks. This group is wonderful for writers of every level: those just beginning as well as […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors, In the Store, Volunteer | Comments Off on We’re accepting MUSIC to sell in the shop!!!!

Rock Paper Scissors is looking to re-start our music stand. We need your sounds in our ears! Also you can plan a release at our space right downtown Oakland! Seeking Tapes, Vinyl, and cd’s, 8 track, other sound transmissions and maybe merch from local music artists! Email music[at]rpscollective[dot]org to get in the shop. Demo’s help […]

Categories: In the News, In the Store, Volunteer | Comments Off on Become an RPS Subscriber!

We’ve been working on this for a while, and we’re thrilled to finally roll it out: RPS subscriptions! Love RPS? Want to support us AND get some sweet discounts at the same time? (Of course you do; who wouldn’t?) Now you can! Subscriptions are good for ONE year and entitle you to discounts off of […]

Categories: Classes | Comments Off on 6/28: Beginner Tarot

June 28, 2015 – June 28, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave 12:00 – 2:15 pm Map and Directions | Register Description: Beginner Tarot: The Suits and Major Arcana In this very beginner class, Laura Zuspan covers basic techniques in grounding and channeling, creating sacred space, understanding intuition and how that applies to readings, an essential tarot spread, […]

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 6/26: Teen Workshop: Screen Printing

June 26, 2015 – June 26, 2015 1801 Adeline Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own T-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective. All workshop supplies are provided. Ages 12-18. West Oakland Branch Library 1801 Adeline Street Oakland, CA 94607 Phone: (510) 238-7352 […]

Categories: Classes, Events | Comments Off on 6/25: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

June 25, 2015 – June 25, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Be a part of a supportive community where writers help each other develop their unique, authentic voices, progress on their projects, and take new risks. This group is wonderful for writers of every level: those just beginning as well as seasoned writers who […]

Categories: Events, Zine Library | Comments Off on 6/23: Zine Reading Rager

June 23, 2015 – June 23, 2015 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Map and Directions | Register Description: From the untamed literary hinterlands of the Zine Kingdom strides forth a reading, indomitable of will and steely of purpose. A reading, hewn from the soft rock of the Bay, to celebrate the mutants and the misfits, […]

Categories: Events | Comments Off on 6/21: Craft Night

June 21, 2015 – June 21, 2015 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Open Craft Night! Knit, make jewlery, create cards, alter clothes, draw, collage, make a frickin friendship bracelet…do what you will, but do it with us! Bring whatever project you are working on, and hang out with other crafters for […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on Why do we seed Bomb?

Yeah, that little thing on the side may look like a poo. It’s not! It’s a seed bomb. Maybe it’s a poo of potential seed germination or poo of future food that will hopefully bring the DIY garden spirit, human nutrition, and poo! (Enough about poo already.) Our high school program created these seed bombs […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on August Show Open Call: “KINGS”

~ Open Call for Visual Artists! ~ Fault and Fracture is preparing its sophomore group show at the Rock Paper Scissors Collective in downtown Oakland. The show will be focused around Basquiat’s phrase, “All Young Kings Get Their Heads Cut Off,” and we want visual artists of all ages, mediums, backgrounds, and expertise to lend their […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Gender F#ctd Reading List

The video installation in this month’s show, Past, Present, Future, by Jessica Lawless (and many others!) includes a pile of books on gender, sexuality, activism, domestic violence, and labor. If you’re looking for something brainy to read now that school’s out and you’re sprawled on some drought-stricken hillside, these are a good place to start: Black […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on 6/18: Green Windows Writing Workshop Series

June 18, 2015 – June 18, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Be a part of a supportive community where writers help each other develop their unique, authentic voices, progress on their projects, and take new risks. This group is wonderful for writers of every level: those just beginning as well as seasoned writers who […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/17: Icarus Project Support Group, East Bay Chapter

June 17, 2015 – June 17, 2015 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Register

Categories: Events, Zine Library | Comments Off on 6/14: Zine Committee Meeting

June 14, 2015 – June 14, 2015 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Want to help support Rock Paper Scissors, but can’t commit to a regular retail shift? Love zines, those scrappy little collections of words, art, and personality? Come join the zine committee! The zine committee […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/12: Words of Resistance: Feelings & Fire

June 12, 2015 – June 12, 2015 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Let there be Poetry among Comrades! words of resistance presents:::feelings & fire to kick off the summer Doors@7:00pm Words@7:15sharp Free. Donations Wildly Accepted. No registration required. Register

Categories: Classes, Community Collaborations, Events | Comments Off on 6/10: Teen Workshop: Screen Printing

June 10, 2015 – June 10, 2015 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 4805 Foothill Boulevard Map and Directions | Register Description: Design and print your very own T-shirt or poster with the talented artists from the Rock Paper Scissors Collective. All workshop supplies are provided. Ages 12-18. Register

Categories: Events | Comments Off on 6/7: Craft Night

June 7, 2015 – June 7, 2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 2278 Telegraph Ave Map and Directions | Register Description: Open Craft Night! Knit, make jewlery, create cards, alter clothes, draw, collage, make a frickin friendship bracelet…do what you will, but do it with us! Bring whatever project you are working on, and hang […]