THE 7th Annual VAGINA SHOW, this Friday!

Show time FEB 14th at 7pm, 4208 Trumbull

Come to The Trumbullplex this Valentines Day for an art show honoring V-DAY, a day of action dedicated to ending gender violence all of the world. Looking for art and artists to enter work until the 9th. Would like work featuring (but not limited to) the following themes:
♥ Interpersonal relationships and how they are complicated
♥ Our bodies, including how we see and treat ourselves and others
♥ Gender identity and politics please
♥ Sexuality and the intersection of sex and identity
♥ Awesome ways we could treat each other and ways we want our world to be
♥ Violence and abuse, why it sucks, and how to combat it

Work can be any medium or style, as long as it fits under the theme! Image

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Flyer Art Show Closing AND Perfect Pussy, Cloud Rat, My Pal Val, Collapse at the TRUMBULLPLⒺX Friday January 24th!!!

UPDATE FOR THE SHOW ON FRIDAY!!! now, to make this evening even more awesome (is that possible by the way?), we are proud to announce that this show is also going to be the closing for the TRUMBULLPLⒺX’s 20th Anniversary Flyer Art Show which has been occurring since august of last year. so this is your last chance! no excuse can be made! i know some of you have been waiting around, saying you will get to it one of these days. let this coming friday be that day, as you will have no more chances! even if you have seen it before, see it one more time! this installation showcases flyers for events that have taken place at trumbullplex over the past twenty years. come have your mind blown over which bands have played trumbull before, and find the flyer for that one special event in which you too realized that you are ready to burn this shit down! as with most shows that happen anywhere, doors are far earlier than when music actually begins. but that is just not so with this night! promptly at 7pm, doors will open to allow you maximal time for flyer art viewing, and the divine DJ Dr. Doom along with his Animal Friends (that means you Pico!) will start serenading you with the most crucial tunes, hand-picked very arduously to best enhance your said viewing experience. for what more could one ask? how about light food and drink refreshments to begin and then one of the most fucking incredible shows set to occur in recent memory. just so we are all on the same page, each band in female-fronted, and the fucking fact that this almost never happens (well hell, even having one female in any of the bands at most shows is rare) is COMPLETE AND UTTER BULLSHIT. come celebrate the completely radical possibilities that exist within all of us with fucking awesome people and music!!!

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come celebrate the completion of joshua allen’s third album “steps to being”.
joshua allen and the plague of frogs
botanical fortress
jeremy waun
stretched across the tracks
doors will be at seven, $6 donation as usual.

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Perfect Pussy, Cloud Rat, My Pal Val, Collapse at the TRUMBULLPLⒺX Friday January 24th!!!

Screen Shot 2014-01-02 at 3.30.22 PMholy shit! this is actually happening! mosey on over to Hour Detroit’s ® number one ranked sexiest anarchist collective on friday january 24th. for real. we will all be in the midst of a doozy of a winter which i am, writing this now, already quite over, even though it has just begun. so let us all find hope in this evening. bring your friends and meet new radical people. check out the zine library and gain some awesome novel knowledge. and there are heaters! i really cannot come up with a reason for you not to go

STARRING (in alphabetical order):

Cloud Rat. yes, you read correctly, cloud rat is playing! whoo! everyone loves cloud rat, and, really, why would you not? THEY KICK SO MUCH FUCKIN ASS. oh, actually, i can think of a reason why you would not like them: if you are a proponent of capitalism, in which case, i have found a reason for you to not go to the show

Collapse. hell yeah collapse is going to play too! you probably have heard them before. if not, check this out: are you down with the sickness? well good, because i am not and neither is collapse. why rock the boat when you can sink the fucker? oh yeah, another reason for you to not go to the show: if you are a rapist or a proponent of rape culture

My Pal Val. their triumphant return! you also probably know them, and along with that, you know that they rip so hard! as if you had any doubt about whether or not you would go to this show, you now have your definitive answer

and last but certainly not least, the special guest for the evening, Perfect Pussy! ex-shoppers fuzzed-out female-fronted punk wonderfulness from new york, check them out here: and then come see them at the show!


we should still have some 2014 planners if you would like one

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(anti) BLACK FRIDAY SHOW- Jack & the Bear, Team Cabin, The DeCamp Sisters (and more)!

1468554_10200813847296405_493428634_nWhy spend Black Friday getting trampled by capitalists when you could be dancing yr pants off (and raiding the Free Box) at yr favorite anarchist venue? The Free Box provideth!


This one’s gonna be a doozy, y’all.

Jack and the Bear- Adorable 5-piece with horns, keys and bodacious bass, named after a highly influential cocker spaniel… “A broadway musical meets Bruce Springsteen.”

Team Cabin- Noodly 3-piece that likes things loud, poppy, and sometimes pretty fucking fast. Think Bars of Gold, Hella, etc.

Mike Mars (of Marco Polio/Mike Mars and the God Particle)- Special solo dreampop set invoking both light and dark. Not for the faint of heart.

World’s Biggest Rollercoaster- A new tplex favorite. Ethereal intergalactic space traveling music. Light as a feather. Mmm…

The DeCamp Sisters- Lovely, haunting, pitch-perfect serenade that will give you chills (in a good way).

4210 Trumbull
Doors at 8
$6-10 suggested donation
All ages (so bring each of your family members in town for the day before)

Music starts at 8:30, keep it punktual, ladydudes.

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Justseeds Organizers Are Here!

99307EEA-B6BF-483B-B540-4CC3609BADBF-2242-000001B0911421ED_zps5bf34a6eJust in! Large and small Justseeds organizers for the coming year! If you have never seen one in person, you need to as they are simply beautiful. Each month has an accompanying gorgeous full page print. A little on Justseeds:

“Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 24 artists committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance. With members working from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Justseeds operates both as a unified collaboration of similarly minded printmakers and as a loose collection of creative individuals with unique viewpoints and working methods. We believe in the transformative power of personal expression in concert with collective action. To this end, we produce collective portfolios, contribute graphics to grassroots struggles for justice, work collaboratively both in- and outside the co-op, build large sculptural installations in galleries, and wheatpaste on the streets – all while offering each other daily support as allies and friends.”

We only have limited quantities of each size, so get in touch with your favorite Trumbullplexer to obtain one or pick one up the next time you are over for an event.


the Trumbullplex

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