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Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Subject:Press Conference tomorrow!
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:2:30 pm.
Big announcement tomorrow at 1:30 for Counter Culture. Press conference with the Mayor of Tempe and City Council. 6th & Mill. Be there!!!
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Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Subject:Counter Culture in the News!!!
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:6:44 pm.
Many thanks to Jose Gonzalez and the rest of the staff at Phoenix New Times for the following, well composed piece on Counter Culture's efforts to reopen on Mill Avenue.

Phoenix New Times: Chow Bella: Counter Culture Cafe Returns with a Tempe Twist

...hopefully this helps us attract the start-up capital we need to push this out of the realm of "strong possibility" and into that of "definite reality."

email: andres.yuhnke@gmail.com for further information.
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Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Subject:Counter Culture on Mill
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:6:15 pm.
There is a very real possibility that Counter Culture will be reopening in the near future. This time on Mill Avenue in a 6100 square feet location with a full kitchen. We will also be a full venue with a real stage and sound system, a bar and a retail location specializing in locally produced art music and fashion. It's time for us freaks to take back Mill! Think positive thoughts, help us generate some buzz and spread the good word!

ps: We have an amazing opportunity here and are currently negotiating free rent for our first year, but we need help: partners, sponsors and investors. Even small amounts of capital will help, and while there is no such thing as a risk-free investment, free rent for a year, complete commercial kitchen, in between a large parking garage and the MADCAP Theaters, at the base of two (currently under construction) condo towers and walking distance from the nation's largest public research university (asu) makes this a no-brainer! please spread the word and contact andres.yuhnke@gmail.com with any interest. thanks!
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Friday, February 20th, 2009

Subject:ALL AGES 2nite at the Trunk Space: Greenwich, Sister Cities, Win the Scene and DJ William F'ing Reed
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:5:51 pm.

TONIGHT!!! Free Sushi Records Label Launch Party!!!

with Greenwich, Sister Cities, Win the Scene

and DJ William F'ing Reed!!!

All Ages Show - 9pm - $8

at The Trunk Space - 1506 NW Grand Ave.,

Phoenix, AZ
- 602-256-6006

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Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Subject:FREE 2nite: Glamour Shot, The Rebel Set & The Early Black, Yucca Tap Room, Tempe, AZ
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:12:03 pm.
I play drums in Glamour Shot, tonight is our first live performance, the show is FREE, doors at 9pm, we're the last of 3 bands to play. Hope to see you there!!!


Venue: Yucca Tap Room
Location: 29 West Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ
Date: May 7, 2008
Time: 9:00pm
Price: FREE
Ages: 21 and Up
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Saturday, April 19th, 2008

Subject:5/7/08 Yucca Tap Room: Glamour Shot, The Rebel Set and The Early Black
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:5:58 pm.
flier behind cutCollapse )

Our first show: May 7th at the Yucca Tap Room (Mill & Southern in Tempe) With The Rebel Set and The Early Black. Show starts at 9pm
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Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Subject:Report: Nation's Gentrified Neighborhoods Threatened By Aristocratization
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:7:04 pm.
I guess this is as good a time as any to let you know that Mony and I are now teamed up with The Correia Group and re-focusing our efforts on Real Estate. My particular focus is Commercial transactions, highlighting Downtown Phoenix...however we can and will still handle residential transactions too.

So, if you know anyone who wants to buy or sell a property, commercial or residential...please send them our way!

In the meantime, enjoy:

Report: Nation's Gentrified Neighborhoods Threatened By Aristocratization

WASHINGTON—The report claims that affordable upper-income condominiums and charming faux dive bars are being replaced with manor houses and private salons.
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Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Subject:Do you like Joy Division? - New Phoenix Based Post Punk Band
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:12:55 pm.
long time no post, sorry, hasn't been much news worthy...but now finally, something to post about! I'm drumming in a band, really excited about it, I'd say the closest thing we sound like is Joy Division...just good dark Post Punk kinda 'ish. scheckit out:

Glamour Shot

I'll let you know just as soon as we're ready to play out.
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Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Subject:2nite @ThePaperHeart: Feast of Fools Fantasy Masquerade Ball
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:4:46 pm.

Drawing inspiration from the Celtic Isles with legends of Faerie Folk and Elven kind and otherwordly enchantments that lay poised astride the borders of myth and mortal kin. The Feast of Fools Fantasy Masquerade is a creative adventure that abandons inhibitions and embraces the flights of fancy of poets, musicians and artistic souls that long for expression. Step into the fabled ring and part the veil between the worlds if you dare. Come Gentles and Nobles from far and wide. Cloak yourself in mystery and join us in a magickal night of revelry, music, dance and art.


Doors open at 8pm

Tickets: $20 presale / $30 at the Door

The Paper Heart Arts Venue
and Counter Culture Cafe
750 NW Grand Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Subject:This Week: March 20th-25th @The Paper Heart
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:11:12 pm.

This Week: March 20th-25th @The Paper HeartCollapse )
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Friday, March 16th, 2007

Subject:2nite @The Paper Heart: About + Ancient Plague + Spoo
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:6:20 pm.

SPOO - http://www.myspace.com/spoomusic
Sounds like Aphex Twin meets Brian Eno, or Portishead meets Chemical Brothers, or Bach meets George Clinton.

ABOUT - http://www.myspace.com/aboutabout
On Cock Rock Disco, and from the city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [If only more groups could so skillfully unleash the hidden rock-out potential of the laptop.] Pitchfork Media (USA), July 2006

Ancient Plague Mummy Massacre Incarnate Osiris - http://myspace.com/ancientplague
Phil from IHYWYP, fakes us out with a fantastic 2-piece. New songs, same amount of love.



8pm $8
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Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Subject:Tonight at the Paper Heart: America: Freedom to Fascism
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:2:56 pm.

Subversive Film Series

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America: Freedom to Fascism

Want to see how our great-grandparents were sold into slavery in the early 1900's? Want to learn the truth about income taxes and the true source of government control over the American public? Join us on Wednesday, March 14th for a screening of a very special film.

Determined to find the law that requires Americans to pay income tax, Aaron Russo (THE ROSE, TRADING PLACES) sets out on a journey. Neither left- nor right-wing, this startling examination exposes the systematic erosion of civil liberties in America. Through interviews with US Congressmen, a former IRS Commissioner, former IRS and FBI agents, tax attorneys and authors, Russo connects the dots between money creation, federal income tax, voter fraud, the national identity card (becoming law in May 2008) and the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track citizens. A striking case about the evolving police state in America.

Film will start @ 9:30 pm
Open discussion following films
Admission is Free!

Full coffee bar and food available from Counter Culture Cafe.

Counter Culture Cafe
inside The Paper Heart
750 NW Grand Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:12:55 pm.

This Week Mar. 13 - Mar. 19 at the Paper HeartCollapse )
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Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Subject:Phoenix First Fridays and Art Detour
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:3:35 pm.
Tonight is Phoenix First Friday, and for those of you who aren't already aware it is also the first night of the 19th Annual Art Detour in Downtown Phoenix.

Come visit us at Counter Culture Cafe in our new location inside of the Paper Heart Arts Venue

for more comprehensive guides check out the Phoenix New Times and AZcentral/The Arizona Republic. The Phoenix New Times also has a free print version of their Art Detour supplement available most places where New Times is normally distributed.
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Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Subject:This Week at The Paper Heart [Feb 27 - Mar 04]
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:4:58 pm.
This Week at The Paper Heart [Feb 27 - Mar 04]Collapse )
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Monday, February 26th, 2007

Subject:Tonight @ The Paper Heart and Counter Culture Cafe
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:4:23 pm.
Starting at 8pm
February 25 thru Monday - February 26 
We are dedicated to work that addresses where we are geographically and philosophically, and are interested in investigating the places where these intersect on a mutually determined glocal table/playing field. As a collective, we are already born with many tongues, and some of us have two or three, which makes speech difficult but entirely possible. We are developing a style of performance that speaks to bilingual (and multilingual) audiences, utilizing subaltern, alternative modes of presentation, technologically and philosophically reconfiguring the dna of a post-consumer idea of a thought of a notion. We do not dance.

CENIZAS and DESEO the Paper Heart February 25 & 26th
CENIZAS, February 25th: multimedia performance en espanol
DESEO, February 26th: mutlimedia performance en vivo

We just performed CENIZAS at No Passport (Dreaming the Americas: Diversity and Difference in Performance) at CUNY February 3rd and DESEO at the PVCC X-Fest February 10th, so we're in shape for this...this will be the last chance to see these for awhile, so bring friends and take pictures.

Also note that my knee is swollen ridiculously, and can be seen totally nude in these shows. Warn the children.

Another more important note: now that the state language is being changed from Apache to Texan English, we are performing these works in Spanish and a little bit of ingles (pero no como el arbusto presidente, el hombre mas inarticulado en la historia de pseudo-Tejanos). Please tell your friends, and anyone interested in seeing work en espanol here. There are a few groups in the state, Teatro Bravo and Borderlands among others, who do this work, so it's very important to support these efforts with physical presence. I am told that I don't really speak Spanish anyway, so I don't count, pero ni modo, aqui estamos en un momento muy importante en la historia del suroeste, y por eso, vamos a luchar en la manera que sabemos, en performance. Y mas, en el futuro, nos preguntamos si otros lenguas seran ilegal aqui, como Aleman, o Hopi, o Navajo, o Cocopah, y estoy muy confundido por que no tengo antepasados de inglaterra, entonces, por que es necesario para mi a hablar en ingles, y solamente ingles? huyyyyy, que raro, pero ven ven ven por favor, y ver que hay algo pasando aqui en este desierto, ok ok?

8pm $8.00
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Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Subject:Tonight at the Paper Heart
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:1:37 pm.
3rd annual "HEART" exhibit

The month of February will be our 3 year anniversary here at this location, 750 NW Grand Ave. It will also be the 3rd annual "Heart Show". This exhibit caters to anything that relates to the heart or of the heart.

featured artists;

- Victor Alexander
- Michele Bledsoe
- Richard Bledsoe
- Sheila Bocchine
- Cindy Brower
- Jeff Falk
- Spencer Mahaffey
- Eric Nelson
- Greg Pentkowski
- Randy Zucker

Musical guests starting around 7pm;
Clayton Chronicles - http://www.theclaytonchronicles.com
Quarter Inch Crown - http://www.myspace.com/quarterinchcrown

and special guests
"Portishead meets Black Sabbath"
originating from Athens,GA
JUCIFER - http://www.jucifer.com/

HOBO CASTER - http://www.myspace.com/brothermud
Brand spanking new bluegrass with a slant.

FREE Starts @ 7PM
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Saturday, January 27th, 2007

Subject:Tonight: Rocky Horror Picture Show!
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:5:51 pm.
Broadway Bound and Gagged presents......

Since 1989, Broadway Bound & Gagged has been the valley's oldest running Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast theatrical troupe. Since 2005, many of its crew have ventured into other areas of artistic _expression, such as music, short films, and burlesque. Join them on January 27th for a night of truly eclectic proportions

Performing artists include:

Voodoo Betties Burlesque and Variety
Sketch Comedy by Video Difficulties
Music by shock rockers Vaginal Discharge
Comedian Christopher McCullough

...And much more...culminating at the end by a full showing with audience participation of the cult classic: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

BBnG's Website: http://www.myspace.com/bbngcast
Voodoo Betties: http://www.voodoobetties.com
Vaginal Discharge: http://www.myspace.com/vaginald
Video Difficulties: http://www.videodifficulties.com

Doors @ 7PM
Starts @ 8PM
Admission: $10.00

Christopher McCullough - Producer
Broadway Bound and Gagged

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Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Subject:TONIGHT: Terror Storm Screening @CounterCulture/Paper Heart
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:2:33 pm.
Tonight, January 25th, the Overmind Works collective will be screening Alex Jones's documentary "Terror Storm" at The Paper Heart Gallery / Counter Culture Cafe.

This is a FREE event.
Doors Open at 8pm, film starts at 9.

The Paper Heart Gallery
750 NW Grand Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Counter Culture Cafe:

The Paper Heart Gallery:

Overmind Works News:

for more about Alex Jones and his film Terror Storm please check out:

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Subject:The Counter Culture Cafe Saga Continues
Posted by:sol_amoun.
Time:12:45 pm.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: andres <4ndr3s@gmail.com>
Date: Jan 24, 2007 8:44 PM
Subject: The Counter Culture Cafe Saga Continues
To: andres <4ndr3s@gmail.com>

Dear Bcc: List,

It's been a while since I've written you about our situation, so first
a quick update. We're getting settled into our new location inside of
the Paper Heart Gallery and we couldn't be happier with where we're at
and who we're working with. Things are still pretty up in the air, and
finances tight on all ends (boy is that an understatement!) but I
remain optimistic about the possibility of becoming solvent in the
very near future. Scott, Vaiden, and everyone else at the Paper Heart
have been an absolute pleasure to work with, incredibly supportive and
the two businesses are developing a real synergy. I hope to see both
businesses make it through this tough time and end up prosperous and
successful. Able to continue supporting the local art community, and
helping to provide a spot where homegrown talent can find an
appropriate showcase.

However a new wrinkle has developed which threatens to derail all
we've been working so hard to accomplish. Our former landlords have
carried through on their threat to pursue legal action against us.
Recently we have been served legal papers and have 20 days to respond.
Those of you who are already familiar with many of the details of our
history with these people know how ludicrous and unfounded most of
their charges are, as well as how poorly we'd been treated, bullied
and generally taken advantage of until they were able to begin the
construction of a new strip mall to be located on the same property as
our former business.

We have been trying our hardest to regain the momentum that we'd built
up at our old location. Hoping to save our business as well as being
able to financially contribute towards keeping the Paper Heart open.
If our former landlords are successful it will most likely spell the
ruin of both struggling businesses and score one more cultural
casualty in the ongoing gentrification of Phoenix's burgeoning art

I'm not intending to flood anyone's inbox with unwanted messages, and
"the whole story" (that is, the whole story from our perspective) is
pretty long. I've been working on a narrative detailing our experience
with our former landlords starting with the signing of the lease in
April of '04 all the way through to our being given 24 hours to vacate
the property in November of '06. If you're interested in giving this
narrative a read, please respond to this message and I'll make sure to
keep you in the loop.

Meanwhile we are in serious need of legal counsel, so far we'd been
referred to one attorney who informed us that he did not handle
commercial disputes. He then referred us on to another law firm, who
informed us of their fees, with even the fee for the preliminary
consultation being something we can't really afford right now. Having
our business closed for the last several months has taken a serious
toll on our financial situation, to the point where we now stand to
lose our home as well. Every spare penny we have has been reinvested
into getting back up and running and fully operational once more.

If you know of any one who may be able to give us a free (or at least
reasonably priced) consultation and/or a referral to someone else who
may be of assistance, please send me their contact information ASAP.
Additionally, to those of you who are members of the local media, I'm
not sure if our former landlords are very concerned about public
perception, but even if that doesn't move them, at the very least
getting a little more publicity for our current endeavor, as well as
that of the Paper Heart would greatly improve our chances of success.

Thanks so much for taking the time to read this. :)


Andres Yuhnke
Co-Owner, Counter Culture Cafe

Counter Culture Cafe:

The Paper Heart Gallery:
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