New year of Theory & Philosophy Reading Groups at Old Capitol Books

Last year Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network hosted the Theory and Philosophy Reading Groups, focusing on philosophers and theorists who had been in prison.

In 2016 the Theory & Philosophy Reading Group will highlight radical African philosophy! Continue reading New year of Theory & Philosophy Reading Groups at Old Capitol Books

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Book Signing: Claudia Meléndez Salinas – author of Fighting Chance

CoverSunday 20 December 2015, 3-5pm: Local author Claudia Meléndez Salinas will be in the store to sign copies of her novel A Fighting Chance.

In A Fighting Chance, journalist Claudia Meléndez Salinas has crafted a vivid novel for young adults about the challenges of contemporary urban life, falling in love and dealing with the consequences of one’s actions.

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Paul Simons Talk on Rojava, Kurdistan, and ISIS

Monday 7 December 2015, 7pm: Old Capitol Books is proud to announce that we will be working together with the Direct Action Monterey Network in hosting Paul Simons who has recently returned from Rojava, where local grassroots and militias are fighting against ISIS. He has documented his journey in his Dispatches which are published in Modern Slavery.

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Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic (January): Featuring Martha Graham-Waldon

Tuesday 12 January, 6-8pm: Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE. Continue reading Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic (January): Featuring Martha Graham-Waldon

Networking Aloud! A Monthly Open Mic (December): Featuring Richard Warren

Tuesday 8 December 2015, 6-8pm: Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE.

NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE

2nd Tuesdays – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00
When: 6:00–8:00 p.m. TUESDAY November 10th
Where: OLD CAPITOL BOOKS – 559 Tyler St. Monterey, Ca 93940

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