Tuesday 12 April 2016, 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 (April-July)
Sunday 10 April 2016,4pm-6pm: It’s that time of year again – National Poetry Month! This month we’re celebrating by offering a free workshop on poetry writing in collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network and local poets Jeff Erwin and others TBA. Continue reading FREE Poetry Workshop for NaPoMo!
The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: George Lober and Sally Ashton
Sunday, April 10th, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey (between Pearl and Munras) Continue reading Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents George Lober & Sally Ashton
Wednesday 20 April 2016, 7pm: 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!
For the third Theory and Philosophy Reading Group of 2016, we’ll be returning to Achille Mbembe’s important work, “Necropolitics.”
Saturday, March 19 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM: THE CASE FOR BOYCOTTING ISRAEL: A Conversation with Dr. Jess Ghannam
Dr. Jess Ghannam is an accomplished Palestinian-American psychologist and professor who is active in numerous non-governmental organizations and in carrying out humanitarian work, particularly in the Gaza Strip. He is a clinical professor and the Chief of Medical Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco, and also practices at the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Continue reading The Case for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions: A Conversation with Dr. Jess Ghannam
Wednesday 13 April 2016, 6pm: Old Capitol Books is excited to have Danika Dinsmore, Continue reading Book Signing: Award-Winning Author, Danika Dinsmore