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  • March 2011
    • BDSM 101 Health & Safety
    • Sewing 101 at Craft Night
    • Yoga Night starting
    • Zombie Christ TNG theme party
    • Rope Olympics
    • Art Fair in Canada; Canadians Coming in May
    • Wrapped! at PEP Buffalo & Medical-theme party at Phoenix Niagara.
  • March 2011
    • BDSM 101 Workshops
    • First Friday: Be Disruptive Party
    • Transgender legal issues workshop at the GAGV
    • Movie Night: Tipping the Velvet
    • April events: TNG Party at RKS, Kinky Artisan's Fair in Ontario
  • February 2011
    • Fireplay workshop series & massage workshop series
    • Game day for Superbowl Sunday, prom-themed party for Valentine's Day
    • Movie night: But I'm a Cheerleader
  • January 2011
    • Flogging workshop
    • 2011 Board of Directors Selected
    • Rope, Movie, and Massage Nights
    • RKS website improvements.
  • December 2010
    • Murphy Blue presents Rope Plus and Energy & Rope
    • Kink Classic and Next Generation play parties
    • 2011 Board of Directors elections
    • Submissives Social
    • Additional speaker training dates available
  • November 2010
    • Panther Weekend: Whip workshops, Microbranding, and Sensation Play
    • BDSM 101 at the Gay Alliance, Murphy Blue presenting Rope Plus and Energy and Rope workshops at RKS.
    • Elections for 2011 RKS Board of Directors
    • Former member invitational, clothing swap coming up
    • RKS' 14th Annual Fetish Auction wrap-up
    • Gay Alliance conducting speaker training in January
  • October 2010
    • Dues Plan Revamped, dues mostly decreasing
    • RKS' 14th Annual Fetish Auction & Pirates vs. Ninjas Extravaganza
    • Upcoming Workshops: Unwanted Violence in the Scene, Basic and Intermediate Whips, Microbranding, and Sensation Play
    • Other RKS events: Monster Bash, Clothing Swap, & Former Members Invitational
    • Community: ImageOut, the Rochester Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.
  • September 2010
    • RKS' 14th Annual Fetish Auction & Pirates vs. Ninjas Extravaganza
    • BDSM 101 & Beginning Knife Play workshops
  • August 2010
    • RKS' 14th Annual Fetish Auction
    • August rope & movie night details.
    • Debbie Does Dallas (a musical) on at Blackfriars Theatre
  • July 2010
    • Upcoming pervertibles workshop and rope night details
    • Events: Summer picnic, TNG party, Black and White theme party, and a movie night double feature.
  • June 2010
    • Upcoming caning workshops.
    • Floating world training/workshops: Protocol and Etiquette and self-care and DM training.
    • Events: Summer picnic, TNG party, Photo party
    • Theme parties: Black and White, Pajama Party
  • May 2010
    • May & June Calendars
    • Upcoming corset and caning workshops
    • Game night introduced
    • Fetish Fashion Show
  • April 2010
    • Upcoming needleplay, BDSM 101, and corset workshops
    • Fetish Fashion Show
    • A solution to The Kinks puzzle (See March)
  • March 2010
    • Obituary: Cincerity
    • Keeping Clean: Hygiene policy change
    • Rope Night
    • Reminder on guest policy
    • Amusements: The Kinks: a logic problem.
  • February 2010
    • Upcoming events: Florentine Flogging, Bare-handed S/M Play, Pin-up Theme Party, and massage night.
    • New event: Rope Night.
    • A History of RKS (1996-2009).
    • Rochester Erotic Art Festival news
    • Fiction: an ocean interlude
  • January 2010
    • Upcoming events: Flogging 101 workshop, Sci-Fi Soiree, a Pin-up Theme Party, and an all-members meeting.
    • New event: Kinky Knitting Night
    • News: 2010 Board of Directors elected, RKS space expansion progresses, and a reminder on confidentiality.
    • Community news - slave kassie elected to Boot Brigade, Erotic Art Festival calls for art.
    • Fiction: I Do Not Have PMS
  • December 2009
    • Upcoming Workshops: Rope 101 & Suspension bondage.
    • TNG and New Year's Eve parties, Holiday Social & an opportunity to the candidates for the 2010 RKS Board of Directors.
    • Newsletter improvements - a new look.
    • Dues Paying Simplified - Web site improvement.
    • Community news - The Rochester CD Network, call for participants for a BDSM research project, winter BDSM events.
    • Rochester Erotic Arts Festival - calls for art and VIP ticket availability.
  • November 2009
    • Upcoming Workshops: Knifeplay, mindfucks, Bootblacking, and suspension bondage.
    • Interview with Member Coordinator Sydney.
    • A History of BDSM in Rochester— The Bachelor Forum, the Rochester Rams, & RCL/Outlandish.
    • Thanks for Proving me Wrong: thoughts on RKS' success since moving to a new dungeon this year.
  • October 2009
    • Upcoming 13th Annual Kink Auction & Pirate Theme Party
    • Workshops: Knife, mindfucks, and suspension bondage.
    • Interview with Vice Chair and Chief Dungeon Monitor Baron Devon.
  • September 2009
    • Workshop: TENS Electrical Stimulators 101
    • First Friday: TNG Slumber Party
    • RKS Summer Picnic a Success
    • Obituary: Gary Coulter
  • August 2009
    • RKS Summer Picnic
    • First Friday: Quiet Play Night with Bootblacking
    • Upcoming Age Play, TENS Electrical Stimulators, and Make Your Own Toys Workshops
    • Meet the Board: Interview with Space Coordinator Todd
  • July 2009
    • Renaissance Faire Outing
    • Pervertable, Age-Play & Suspension Workshops
    • Toga-Themed & Photo Play Parties
    • Summer Picnic
    • Meet the Board: Interview with RKS Treasurer Skyhawk
    • July double feature: The Story of O and Secretary
    • RKS Self-Bondage Statement
    • Auction Volunteers needed
    • Web site upgrade
  • June 2009
    • Pimp & 'Ho party
    • Photography now prohibited in RKS dungeon
    • Meet the Board: Kat
    • June movie: The Notorious Betty Page
    • TNG Munch Continuing
    • Floating world participation
    • Fetish Fashion Dinner Show wrap-up
  • May 2009
    • Fetish Fashion Dinner Show
    • Rochester Erotic Art Festival wrap-up
    • May BSDM 101 workshop: Introduction to the scene
    • Upcoming PEP invitational
  • April 2009
    • Rochester Erotic Art Festival schedule and ticket information
    • Upcoming PEP and MAsT invitationals
    • Submissive Journey Weekend
    • Editorial: Hierarchies Bad
  • March 2009
    • Rochester Erotic Art Festival schedule and ticket information
    • Upcoming workshop: Stress and the Lifestyle
    • Buffalo PEP's new web site
  • February 2009
    • 2009 board elected, meeting schedule expanded
    • Move complete, decorating and construction ongoing
    • New dungeon tips and information
    • Rochester Erotic Arts Festival
  • January 2009
    • Moving plans
    • Rochester Erotic Arts Festival: Call for Submissions
    • Major 2009 BDSM events within driving range
    • Essay: Leather Ethics: Civility and Incivility in the Scene
  • December 2008
    • City Newspaper chooses RKS as "Best of Rochester"
    • Move update
    • Upcoming fireplay and electrical workshops.
    • Changes to out-of-area plan.
  • November 2008
    • Angel stepping down
    • RKS Upcoming Move
    • MAsT Rochester holds Successful Inaugural Meeting
    • Toronto Ageplay Group Changing Munch Location
  • October 2008
    • Kink Auction and Pirate Party Wrap-up
    • Syracuse has a group again!
    • MaST Group Forming
    • Image Out Film Festival
  • September 2008
    • Annual Kink Auction and Pirate Party
  • August 2008
    • Workshop: The Prime Directives— The Roots of Master Slave
  • July 2008
    • Summer picnic
  • June 2008
    • Burlesque Show and Kinky Carnival a Success
    • RKS Receives 501(c)(7) Except Status
  • May 2008
    • White Elephant Burlesque
  • April 2008
    • Rochester CD Network Now Meeting at RKS
  • March 2008
    • Fetish Fashion Show and Dinner
  • February 2008
    • Workshop: BDSM 101
    • Valentine's Day Leather and Lace party
  • January 2008
    • Workshop: Suck It Up Baby— Cupping/pumping workshop
    • Workshop: Bedroom beat-down to Bar-room brawling: Rough Body Play Essentials
  • December 2007
    • Massage Group Introduced
    • Holiday Social
    • Out & About— Naturist Rochester
  • November 2007
    • Dungeon Days Introduced
  • October 2007
    • Workshop: Bloodsports for Vampire Fetishists
    • Procastinator's Halloween Party
  • September 2007
    • Auction and Pirate Party
  • August 2007
  • July 2007
    • Arabian Nights— Member Testimonials
    • Summer Picnic
  • June 2007
    • Town Hall
    • Arabian Nights
  • May 2007
    • Advanced violet wand workshop
  • April 2007
    • Events across the country
  • March 2007
    • Special Notice from the Dean's Office, Rochester Kink School
    • Winter picnic
    • Fashion Show
  • November 2005
    • RKS T-shirts
  • October 2005
    • Treasurer change
    • Bylaw revisions
    • BDSM 101 workshop
  • September 2005
    • Dues rate change
    • Submissive group reconvening
  • August 2005
    • Road trip to PEP Buffalo
    • Auction volunteers needed
    • Munch moving to Patrick's
  • June 2005
    • Nominations
  • April 2005
    • Eric resignation
    • Fetish Fashion Show
    • DM Training
    • Service auction outcome
  • March 1999
    • Ponyplay workshop
    • Japanese Rope Bondage workshop
  • January 1999
    • Urethral play/sounding demonstration by Fozzie of the Rochester RAMS
    • Japanese Rope Bondage workshop
  • September 1998
    • Annual Kink Auction
    • Halloween party
    • Workshops: Music for the Scene, Hair Removal, and Toy Making
    • Mindfuck demonstration
  • July 1998
    • Piercing workshop
    • Bullwhips demonstration
    • Scene etiquette