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Ali and Hani’s favourite animals / Ali iyo Hani xaywanka eyjecel yihin –book has been published

Posted 25/9/2019

 

Communally produced Ali and Hani’s favourite animals / Ali iyo Hani xaywanka eyjecel yihin –book is available free of charge / for postage fees.

Book is a children’s book in both Somali and Finnish languages, aimed at small children. Book’s events describe ordinary things in the everyday life of a Somali family in a wintery Finland. Its main characters are three and five years of age. Book has 34 pages and features a colour picture on each spread.

Book can be ordered for the cost of postage fees by filling the form below or can be picked up at the Culture Power Station office during office hours 9 – 16 at Tuirantie 1, 90500 Oulu. If the form is not visible, click on Read the rest of this entry.

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Media club Verso, Thursdays at residents’ house Alvari

Posted 29/8/2019

 


Media club Verso, aimed at comprehensive school-aged children, assembles Thursdays, 16:30 – 18:00 at residents’ house Alvari (Kuorimokatu 1). At the club, we will delve into the secrets of video, audio, photography and animation by making and experiencing them. Be brave and welcome along! Your tutors are Jenni and Sami.

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Art workshops for children and youths

Posted 19/8/2019

Farshaxanka Art Project’s open art workshop for children and youths.
Mondays 16:00 – 20:00.

https://www.facebook.com/events/538100940353715/ (Finnish only)

NB! Due to the renovation at the Roundhouse art workshop, we will assemble in Tuira, at Tuirantie 1 (green wooden house, former crisis centre) during the early autumn.

SCHEDULE:
19.8. Sticker workshop – let’s make our own gaze- and weatherproof stickers, everyone is welcome to get acquainted with our activities and the spaces in Tuira! Check out the event’s own page https://www.facebook.com/events/399479980926833/ (Finnish only)
26.8. Miniature worlds – Sculpting using recycled materials – let’s craft miniature worlds and contemplate one’s own relationship with nature
2.9. Dance workshop: self-expression through dance – guest teacher Marlene, UG Moves (do arrive by 17:00 for a joint start)
9.9. Emotional painting – expressing ourselves through colours and shapes
16.9. Relationship mess – dealing with friend relationships through art
23.9. Face painting – plan and carry out personalized face paintings

Workshops are suitable for school age children and youths – younger and why not older ones too are welcome if accompanied by a parent. Free admission. Pop-up: you can stay a while or the whole evening. We will provide small snacks, bringing your own is also allowed!

Tutor: artist Anna Koivukangas and her aides
For more information anna.koivukangas@kulttuurivoimala.fi
or by phone 0400 292 681, www.kulttuurivoimala.fi

P.S. Coming up – 30.9. Trip to Ponitouhut in Nallikari – requires advance registration
P.P.S. From October onwards we will most likely assemble in the usual place at the Roundhouse art workshop in Meri-Toppila.

Activity supported by City of Oulu (Funding for preventive activities)

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Experimental sculpting workshop 6. – 8.9.2019

Posted 19/8/2019

Experimental sculpting workshop weekend in Tuira.
Address Tuirantie 1, green wooden house, former crisis centre

Friday 18:00 – 20:00 Introduction / inspirational lecture
Saturday – Sunday 12:00 – 18:00 workshopping

ARTISTIC EXPRESSION IN THREE-DIMENSIONAL FORM!

In this not-so-traditional sculpting workshop, participants will apply various techniques and means of expression of three-dimensional working. Work will be based off of each one’s individual interests.

Starting point could be for example some recycled or natural material. Your goal may be to complete the sculpture during the weekend using your chosen materials. You are similarly welcome to start/continue/finish your own project. Focus of your work can be in planning of a sculpture or experimenting with techniques. You can also come work in collaboration with a friend.

Workshop begins on Friday with an introduction / inspirational lecture. Saturday-Sunday the premises and grounds are in use for the participants. Weekend also includes social sculpting, using materials of thinking, speech and discussion.

Workshop’s tutor will be visual and community artist Anna Koivukangas, who is very much at home with snow- and ice-sculpting, as well as different techniques utilizing various recycled materials.

Event on Facebook (Finnish only): https://www.facebook.com/events/2263175843992953/

PRICE: 20€ for Culture Power Station members, 25€ non-members. (Organization’s membership fee is 10€; for the unemployed and students 5€ - if you wish, you may join the organization upon registration).

Participants will be able to use art workshop’s basic materials and supplies, for further information, contact the tutor. Participants will bring their own materials as needed. Tutoring and materials in Finnish (non-Finnish speakers are welcome).

REGISTRATION AND FURTHER INFORMATION
Binding registration as well as inquiries regarding the course contents, materials, etc. directly to the tutor: Anna Koivukangas, phone 0400 292 681 or anna.koivukangas@kulttuurivoimala.fi

Facebook group for participants: https://www.facebook.com/groups/699793733687020/

Billing done via email.

NB Limited places available!

Course supported by city of Oulu / municipal influence and communal activities.

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Culture Power Station Arts’ Night 15.8.2019

Posted 12/8/2019

CULTURE POWER STATION ARTS’ NIGHT 15.8.2019

 
Activities in Toppila and Tuira

Residents’ house Alvari (Kuorimokatu 1) activities, 12:00 – 15:00:

  • Poetry lunch – Eeva Maria al-Khazaali 12:00 – 13:00
    Free lunch for the first 20 participants
  • Martti Laatikainen photo exhibition – opening 13:00

 Meri-Toppila park activities:

  • The Andruids 13:30 – 14:30 (if there is rain, takes place in Alvari)

 Tuirantie 1 activities, 13:00 – 18:00:

  • community art workshop
  • bracelet workshop
  • Janne Remes digital art space
  • Eeva Maria al-Khazaali recites poetry at 15:00

 Program changes possible.

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Roundhouse has temporarily relocated to Tuirantie

Posted 6/8/2019

Due to the air conditioning renovation at Paalikatu 3, Culture Power Station Roundhouse’s activities have temporarily relocated to Tuirantie 1, 90500 Oulu.

You can still reach us via familiar email addresses and phone numbers, the mailing address also remains the same.

You’re welcome to pop by and say hi to us in Tuira!

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Pride Week bracelet workshop 5.8.2019

Posted 5/8/2019

BRACELET WORKSHOP DURING PRIDE WEEK

Kulttuurivoimala – Culture Power Station ry organizes a bracelet workshop on Monday, 5.8.2019, 14:00 – 18:00 in residents' house Alvari (Kuorimokatu 1, Meri-Toppila). Workshop is part of the Culture Power Station’s summery open doors workshop series.

Come craft your own bracelet in pride colors!

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Excursion club trip to the Escurial Zoo and Flower Park 8.8.2019

Posted 24/7/2019

Excursion club trip to the Escurial Zoo and Flower Park 8.8.2019!

Departure at 9:30 from Culture Power Station Roundhouse in Meri-Toppila (Paalikatu 3), return to the same place at around 15:45.

Participation fee is 3€ / person.

All participants under 3 years of age free of charge.

Two grill sites have been reserved, you can bring your own packed lunch.

Participant list is filled in order of registration, reserve your spot in time (maximum of 60 participants).

Sign up by filling the form below or via email to retkikerho(at)kulttuurivoimala.fi (remember to sign up all the participants).


Activity supported by: City of Oulu / municipal influence and communal activities

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Silo day at the Roundhouse, Saturday 29.6.2019, 14:00 – 20:00

Posted 20/6/2019

 

Music and art event in the Roundhouse yard and indoors (address Paalikatu 3).

Event features among others a yard sale, a portrait park (receive a portrait to your email free of charge), recycle art and live music.

Event is free of charge, with a no alcohol or other drugs policy.


Performers:

MC WORDUP & DJ EVILBEATS (Oakland, CA & Oulu)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAaB6DXb1OA

FUCK-USHIMA (Tampere)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jj39FpvdNGE

KURITUS (Oulu)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu3XFMmUIto

APES ON PARADE (Oulu)

DUNES (Tampere)
https://dunesss.bandcamp.com/releases?fbclid=IwAR1F6NTU6cltgxUH7jdjs9A_hwTBkW0AFEpLiX1sbQx5F4gFn7xV-H9HhFk

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Ali and Hani’s favourite animals / Ali iyo Hani xaywanka eyjecel yihin –book has been published

Posted 20/6/2019

 

Communally produced Ali and Hani’s favourite animals / Ali iyo Hani xaywanka eyjecel yihin –book has been finished and is available free of charge / for postage fees.

Book is a children’s book in both Somali and Finnish languages, aimed at small children. Book’s events describe ordinary things in the everyday life of a Somali family in a wintery Finland. Its main characters are three and five years of age. Book has 34 pages and features a colour picture on each spread.

Book can be ordered for the cost of postage fees by filling the form below (click on Read the rest of this entry) or can be picked up at the Culture Power Station office during office hours 9 – 16 at Paalikatu 3, 90520 Oulu.

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