If you’re like us, you love live music and poetry. You’re hungry for events that get you out of your cozy house and into a cozy bookstore where people of many walks of life gather. And you’re looking for ways to support the thousands of refugees seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border. Yes? No? Maybe? Read on!
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents
Ed Jarvis & Robin Lysne
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
Continue reading Book Signing: “Tiny Coffins” – a memoir of Parkinson’s Disease
Ashley Warren, author of Tiny Coffins, will be in Old Capitol Books for a book signing. Released in June 2018, Tiny Coffins is a quirky, 100-page memoir about her mother’s battle with Parkinson’s Disease and an exploration of the relationship between a mother and a daughter.
Come join the artists and writers that make up the In the Ords creative team to hear their featured writers, feast your eyes upon the featured art, and contribute your own voice during the open mic that will follow!Continue reading ‘In the Ords’ Featured Readings an OPEN MIC!
Fishbowl Poetry Open Mic, featuring Adela Najarro and Nancy Aidé González
Sunday, November 25
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street
Host is Cynthia Bryant
Sign-ins for open poetry readings begin
1:30pm, features at 2pm. Continue reading November Fishbowl Poetry & Open Mic
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
Reading Simone de Beauvoir last month got us a little curious about her other-half, Jean-Paul Sartre. Apart from being known has Simone de Beauvior’s partner, did you know that he was a philosopher in his own right? Come join us as we read selections from his work Being and Nothingness.
This is PART II of our Jean-Paul Sartre reading, and we’ll be exploring the second part of the reading below. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group: Jean-Paul Sartre