Death Cafe 8/2

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Come share fears, thoughts, joys and experiences about death in a safe and friendly environment.

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. The objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’.

A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session.

Death Cafes are always offered:
– On a not for profit basis
– In an accessible, respectful and confidential space
– With no intention of leading people to any conclusion, product or course of action
– Alongside refreshing drinks and nourishing food – and cake!
– See more at: deathcafe.com

Donations accepted to cover the cost of refreshments.

Death Cafes are not for the recently bereaved, and are inappropriate for children. Bereavement groups can be found at local Hospice companies.

Spring Bizaare May 7!

Wrong Brain Spring BizaareCall to Vendors, Artists and PerformersSaturday, May 7, 2016, 11am-5pmMillspace, bottom level of the Newmarket Mills, Newmarket, NH

The Wrong Brain Bizaare is a semiannual multimedia arts open market, pop up gallery, music exhibition and creative celebration! We aim to bring you the strange, unconventional, underground, alternative and emerging of the Seacoast.

We are seeking vendors who offer – original art, prints, zines, RECYCLED/HANDMADE: pins, patches, clothing, accessories, toys, VINTAGE/LOCAL: clothing, records and cassettes, comics, books, skincare, food, etc. Other items are absolutely acceptable as long as they fit the Wrong Brain sensibility.
We are seeking pop-up gallery exhibitors with original art in frames or hanging fixtures.
We are seeking musicians and readers for live entertainment.

Vendor spaces:
10×10 – $60
6×4 – $30
Bring your own tables and chairs.
Some electricity is available upon request only.
Most spaces have access to wooden beams for hanging.

To apply to be a vendor, please submit the following to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Business/artist name & location
What do you do?
What products will you sell?
How/why do you fit within Wrong Brain?
10×10 or 6×4?
Please attach 3-5 high quality, clear images.
Link to your website/blog/portfolio.
If you plan on sharing a space, please submit ONE application with BOTH of your info.

To apply to the pop-up gallery, please submit the following to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Artist name & location
Up to 4 original works with title, size, medium, dimensions, price, and attached image for each piece.

To apply to perform music or readings, please submit the following to music@wrongbrain.net
Artist/band name & location
Short bio. How/why do you fit within Wrong Brain?
Link to hear your music/read your writing.

For other installation or performance ideas, please submit a proposal to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Wrong Brain donates 3 vendor spaces to local non-profit groups & charities. Please apply as a vendor and include a request for donated space.
To all applicants:
Not all who apply will be accepted. Space and time are limited and we are seeking only those who are Wrong Brained. ALL APPLICATIONS DUE BY MONDAY, MARCH 21. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by Wednesday, March 23.

Wrong Brain Has a Home!

Wrong Brain is excited to announce that we are renting a shared studio space in the Picker Building of the Washington Street Mills in Dover, NH! The studio will house 4-6 private artist spaces, a gallery wall, and a community area for collaborative art making, live music shows, workshops, meetings and more. The space has been adopted from artist Bailey Lewton of Evolution Decorum, who moved with his family to South Carolina. Bailey was a painter and sculptor who used reclaimed materials. The studio is filled with antiques, parts, scrap wood and metal and miscellaneous other treasures. We are having a workshop clean-out sale to make room for Wrong Brain & artists!

Saturday, January 23, 8am-8pm
Studio #103, Picker Building, 2 Washington Street, Dover NH

Items FOR SALE:

antique rocking chair
antique fans
large mirror
dropleaf dining table
antique snow shoes
vintage school desk/chairs
kitchen cabinets
lots of rustic tools
bins of vintage radio parts
vintage & antique lighting parts
several vintage projectors, blenders, phones
antique clock housings
bench grinder
scroll saw
misc. hand tools
vintage tool cabinets
antique stereo cabinet
pairs of crutches
assemblage sculptures by Bailey Lewton
sets of loose drawers
misc. small antiques & vintage items
misc. parts
misc. bolts, nuts, screws, nails

Some items will be priced, some will be negotiable. First come, first serve, everything must go!

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Wrong Brain Headquarters WISH LIST:
Want to help out Wrong Brain? We need a few things to improve our new home! Can be used or new!
Small items needed:
white house paint
extension cords
power strips
lamps
trash bins
recycling bins
folding tables
folding chairs
large white boards
cash box

Big items wanted:
PA system: mixing board, speakers, microphones, cables
Macbook/pro
Xerox machine / copier
ventilation system & installation of
mini fridge

Contact Sam at heywrongbrain@gmail.com with donations and questions!
Facebook Event!

Parking: Please park on Washington Street. Walk through the pathway between Fury’s and the bridge – river will be on your right, Fury’s deck on your left. Enter through the brick building with the blue Rivermill sign. Take a left, go through two doors, and you’re in the studio. If you purchase a large item, you can pull up to the loading dock directly behind our studio.

Circus Postponement

Due to a number of setbacks in planning and personal stuff within the committee, we have decided to postpone the Circus until the summer of 2016. We want this event to be as awesome as we can possibly make it; and we knew we couldn’t do it 100% with the time and circumstances this fall and winter. Stay tuned for the most incredible Wrong Brain event yet ——

Zine #9 : Freak! Call for Submissions

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Wrong Brain Zine #9 : “Freak”
Call for submissions: art and writing on the theme: Freak. What is a freak? What does it mean to be a freak? Have you ever been called a freak? Call something back! Let’s come together as outsiders. Celebrate your uniqueness. Take pride in your freak side. Freak out!
Seeking art and writing such as, but not limited to: drawings, collages, photos, poems, prose, essays, lists, letters. Art must fit 5.5 wide x 8.5 tall, black and white, high quality photo or scan at 300 dpi. Writing must be under 2,000 words and is subject to editing. Email all submissions to heywrongbrain@gmail.com by December 15, 2015. Notification of acceptance sent by January 3. Freak Zine Release Party will be at the Grand Opening of the Wrong Brain Circus, January 16 at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, NH. A gallery show in the lobby will feature artwork by Freak Zine contributors. Info on gallery submissions will be sent with acceptance notifications.

Holidaze Bizaare 2015: Call for Vendors, Artists & Performers!

4th Annual Wrong Brain Holidaze Bizaare
Call to Vendors, Artists and Performers
Saturday, December 12, 11am-5pm
Millspace, bottom level of the Newmarket Mills, Newmarket, NH
The Wrong Brain Bizaare is a semiannual multimedia arts open market, pop up gallery, music exhibition and creative celebration! We aim to bring you the strange, unconventional, underground, alternative and emerging of the Seacoast.
We are seeking vendors who offer – original art, prints, zines, RECYCLED/HANDMADE: pins, patches, clothing, accessories, toys, VINTAGE/LOCAL: clothing, records and cassettes, comics, books, skincare, food, etc. Other items are absolutely acceptable as long as they fit the theme.
We are seeking pop-up gallery exhibitors with original art in frames or hanging fixtures.
We are seeking musicians and readers for live entertainment.
Vendor spaces:
10×10 – $60
6×4 – $30
Bring your own tables and chairs.
Some electricity is available upon request only.
Most spaces have access to wooden beams for hanging.
To apply to be a vendor, please submit the following to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Business/artist name & location
What do you do?
What products will you sell?
Why do you fit the theme?
10×10 or 6×4?
Please attach 3-5 high quality, clear images.
Link to your website/blog/portfolio.
If you plan on sharing a space, please submit ONE application with BOTH of your info.
To apply to the pop-up gallery, please submit the following to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Artist name & location
Up to 4 original works with title, size, medium, dimensions, price, and attached image for each piece.
To apply to perform music or readings, please submit the following to music@wrongbrain.net
Artist/band name & location
Short bio. Why do you fit the theme?
Link to hear your music/read your writing.
For other installation or performance ideas, please submit a proposal to heywrongbrain@gmail.com
Wrong Brain donates 3 vendor spaces to local non-profit groups & charities. Please apply as a vendor and include a request for donated space.
To all applicants:
Not all who apply will be accepted. Space and time are limited and we are seeking only those who are Wrong Brained. ALL APPLICATIONS DUE BY SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by Wednesday, October 28.

I Need More Dope. (a zine about) Heroin, Addiction & Recovery

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A collection of personal experiences, poems and artwork inspired by the struggles, losses and triumphs over the heroin epidemic and addiction affecting the Seacoast, NH and Southern ME communities. Wrong Brain published this zine in hopes that it will reach someone struggling and inspire them to get help; to share our stories and let others know they are not alone; and band together in mourning over our friend Cody.

45 pages of writing and art from 23 contributors, 5 pages of help resources; we have 250 copies left to distribute for free. If you’d like a copy, or several copies to put in a place where they may be helpful – please email heywrongbrain@gmail.com. Copies will be available at Wrong Brain events, Adelle’s in Dover, Crackskull’s in Newmarket, JBI in Newmarket, Buoy in Kittery.

Artwork above: Cara Cabral

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unconventional, under-represented & emerging arts / Dover, NH