November Fishbowl Poetry & Open Mic

Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic, featuring Adela Najarro and Nancy Aidé González

Sunday, November 25
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street
Monterey, CA

Host is Cynthia Bryant
Sign-ins for open poetry readings begin
1:30pm, features at 2pm. Continue reading November Fishbowl Poetry & Open Mic

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Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present: Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor

Old Capitol Books and the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present:
Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor

An afternoon of poetry (and song) featuring Kate Aver Avraham: poet, children’s author, art enthusiast, community volunteer nature lover and mischief-maker. Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies as well as the Celebration of the Muse chapbook, Perhaps the Truth is Also Blue. Her latest children’s book was What Will You Be, Sara Mee, from Charlesbridge, Boston.

William Minor: author of seven books of poetry, the latest Some Grand Dust (finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award) and Gypsy Wisdom: New & Selected Poems; two memoirs: The Inherited Heart and Going Solo; and three CDs of poetry and original music (For Women Missing or Dead, Mortality Suite, and Love Letters of Lynchburg). Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Present: Kate Aver Avraham and William Minor

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 41: Simone de Beauvoir

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group is back for our forty-first iteration with Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex! After reading Levinas, we decided to read criticisms of Levinas from Beauvoir, who challenges Levinas’s definition of woman against the backdrop of men in such a way that women seem secondary. Come read and study with us! Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 41: Simone de Beauvoir

Morticai’s Murder Mystery Concert

Morticai and Friends Presents: Morticai’s Murder Mystery Concert. Join us for an immersive night of musical mystery and be apart of this evening’s wonderous and tragic events and work with our on site detective to figure out who the culprit is! Weave through the aisles of Old Capitol Books with us searching for clues to find out who the culprit is. This special night will feature such local musicians and actors as: Ben Herod, Monique Rose, Eddie Kawashima, Colin St. John, Lizzy Lippa, Zoey Kriegmont, Trevor Lucier, Morticai and many more. Continue reading Morticai’s Murder Mystery Concert