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Femmes & Folx Benefit Show for Tijuana Refugees

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!

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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: Jean-Paul Sartre

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