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RAIN: Radical Art In Nature: Publishing and Guerrilla Art Group

We meet Saturdays 1-4 pm!  All welcome!

We are a bunch of youth who are here to make zines, films and art! all sorts of it, every kind! and to take it to the streets. to share. to engage in art and culture. public space is our space.

"abolishing the gap between art and life"

Contact: Mike Jo or carla@purplethistle.ca
facebook group

Webpage: rainzine.org


We are going to make issue number 5 of RAIN'ZINE.

The theme of this issue: creating counter-institutions, radical social change, decolonization and deschooling!

be part of this issue! here's how:

1. send us something: an essay, poem, interview, art, etc., that is about the themes above

2. make it with us! join us with the layout, editing and design (do let me know soon if you do want to do this)

3. Please send us your stuff by October 30th

more info: http://rainzine.wordpress.com/ submit-your-work/


The time draws near for the latest from East Vancouver's RAIN (Radical Art in Nature) Collective....


We've taken the RAIN zine template and done our own thing! still a RAIN production, but a new flavour. We call it Slug Zine.


Amazing Local Poets

All about Cascadian Black metal

Backyard Mutual Aid by Derrick Jensen

A Radical Critique of Veganism

Social Change from Below... creating counter institutions

DVD: Survival, Strength, Sisterhood: Power of Women in the Downtown Eastside

Beautiful local artists

and much much more

Come to the Launch event at Rhizome Cafe on May 7th at 7pm (more details to come), or look for us your locally owned/radical bookshop.


love and slime trails,