Radstorm is an all-ages art and music community space that is the home to the Anchor Archive Zine Library, Ink Storm Screenprinting Studio, and Sad Rad Music Collective.
2177 Gottingen Street. Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Open Hours: Sundays 2-6pm AND Wednesdays 12pm-7pm
Please consider being a monthly sustainer of the space if you have the funds and want to see Radstorm exist. We are fully volunteer-run and rely on members and supporters to keep the space running! Please sign up if you can <3 We will continue to be a Pay-What-You-Can space. Click the link below to donate using Patreon. Or go to our Donate page to use e-transfer, paypal, or credit card!
<3 ! RADSTORM PATREON ! <3
Sat March 2, 2-5pm: Intro to Screenprinting Workshop: Come down to our hands on intro to screenprinting workshop, and we will guide you through the whole process start to finish! $40-$60 sliding scale/PWYC. No-one will be turned away for lack of funds. Email <firstname.lastname@example.org> to register. https://www.facebook.com/events/765193833846640/
Sun March 3, 3-5pm: SadRad Orientation & Meeting: Do you want to jam or practice music at Radstorm? Do you want to put on shows or other events? Come learn all about it! Followed by a meeting talking about soundproofing our jam space, upcoming shows, and other fun things! https://www.facebook.com/events/2283875081937472/
Every Monday (March 4, 11, 18, 25) 6pm: Community Meal with Food Against Fascism: Come out for some delicious (free) grub, and take part in discussion about what we can do to keep our communities safe from the growing menace of far-right, xenophobic violence. Come at 4pm if you’d like to help cook and set up. All are welcome – this event is friendly for all-ages. https://www.facebook.com/FAFHalifax/ *March 4th CANCELLED due to weather*
Every Thursday (March 7, 14, 21, 28) 7-9pm: Life Drawing: Join the Halifax Drawing Club for life drawing. Draw a nude model in a laid back atmosphere. All skill levels are welcome. Instruction and art supplies are not provided. Suggested payment is $5 – $7 / PWYC. Please do not wear scented products at these sessions.
Friday March 8, 10am-1pm: Holding Space + Taking Care: Presented by Music NS & not your boys club. Holding Space + Taking Care is an accessible three-hour introductory workshop that empowers attendees to build an understanding of, and tool-kit for, facilitating safer spaces. Please register in advance HERE. Please Note: This session is meant for everyone. Men are encouraged to take part in the session to allow a teaching moment about the importance of holding space and taking care.
Friday March 8, 6:30 – 10pm: International Women’s Day Show! Zamani Miller, Mia Cathleen, Maura Whitman, & JODY Upshaw. Presented by Music Nova Scotia. $7/PWYC. https://www.facebook.com/events/1236911369804982/
*POSTPONED* Wed March 13, 7-8:30pm: Zine workshop: Presented by Bria Miller & Om Arts Collective as part of the Radstorm Residency Program. POSTPONED to a later date, TBA.
Wed March 20, 7pm-8:30pm: Sap Moon: Spoken Word performance with Dierdre Lee: A Full Moon Spring Equinox Celebration. Deirdre Lee will be presenting spoken word works developed during an artist residency with Wonder’neath and Radstorm, with the support of Arts Nova Scotia. 7pm. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/events/413219476120710/
Wed March 20, 7-9pm: Zine Catalouging Party: Come to a cataloguing party to help out and read some cool zines, meet nice people, and eat snacks. Learn how to catalogue zines and help organize the Anchor Archive Zine Library. All are welcome. No previous experience needed. https://www.facebook.com/events/1543190795825434/
Sat March 23, 7:30pm-12am: RadStorm Fundraiser Show! Shelley, Tidebringer, Sore Loser, Matty Grace & Wolf Collision. $5/PWYC. https://www.facebook.com/events/260722128184394/
Sun March 24, 2-4pm: Anchor Archive Meeting: Chatting about the zine library, workshops, events, zines, etc. New members welcome!
Friday March 29, 8pm-1am: Shadow Show! 4th annual Shadow Show performance. This event will be a combination of planned and unplanned performances using shadows behind screens (+objects/colours/cutouts/people/music/etc). There will be time available for audience members to participate throughout the night! This year’s theme is: The Seduced. The Recluse. Following the show there will be a dance party! Come on out! https://www.facebook.com/events/399417067305089/
Sat March 30, 8pm-11pm: punk rock/80s synth/witch folkie show: Sat Nite of musical friendship and tenderness featuring halifax local artists: sunny daye, mike fong, harley & the heelflips. $5/PWYC https://www.facebook.com/events/522533554940689/
Sun March 31, 6-10pm: Trans Day of Visibility Coffee House: Hosted by DalOUT. In honour of Trans Day of Visibility, we invite our Trans community to share their hearts in a safe environment. Please bring your loved ones, and share your poetry, spoken word, short stories, music and song, or whatever else you wish to celebrate you. *This is a closed event for Trans & Non-Binary Folks and their guests* Event details HERE.